The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 490 516 509
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 93 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.077% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.85% 3.10% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 26
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£450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1918 1193 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.76% 2.48% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 767 535
Average daily rate £438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 24 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £43.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 86 £440 +17.33% 31
London +8 49 £463 +23.33% 12
South East - 16 £410 - 6
City of London +24 14 £425 +21.42% 2
Hampshire - 10 £400 -
East of England - 9 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £418 - 3
Southampton - 6 £400 -
North West - 6 £375 - 2
South West - 5 £438 - 4
Bristol - 5 £438 - 2
Oxford - 4 £425 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £375 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Glasgow -4 1 - - 1
Scotland -9 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Staines - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon S3.

1 163 (88.59%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (79.89%) Amazon EC2
3 95 (51.63%) Web Services
4 87 (47.28%) Linux
5 84 (45.65%) Puppet
6 78 (42.39%) DevOps
7 69 (37.50%) Java
8 62 (33.70%) CentOS
9 59 (32.07%) Ruby
9 59 (32.07%) Opscode Chef
10 56 (30.43%) Red Hat
10 56 (30.43%) Python
11 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (26.63%) Apache
13 46 (25.00%) MySQL
13 46 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 46 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
14 44 (23.91%) Jenkins
15 43 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (22.83%) TDD
16 42 (22.83%) Open Source
17 39 (21.20%) Tomcat
18 38 (20.65%) PHP
19 36 (19.57%) nginx
19 36 (19.57%) Amazon RDS
19 36 (19.57%) Vagrant
20 34 (18.48%) Maven
20 34 (18.48%) UNIX
21 33 (17.93%) Load Balancing
22 32 (17.39%) Route 53

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon S3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (26.63%) Apache
2 39 (21.20%) Tomcat
3 36 (19.57%) nginx
4 11 (5.98%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.43%) Node.js
6 9 (4.89%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.26%) JBoss
7 6 (3.26%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.72%) CMS
9 4 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.17%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.63%) IIS
11 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.09%) Kentico
11 2 (1.09%) Jetty
11 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 163 (88.59%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (79.89%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 32 (17.39%) Route 53
5 20 (10.87%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (7.07%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (7.07%) PaaS
7 11 (5.98%) SaaS
7 11 (5.98%) ElastiCache
7 11 (5.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (3.80%) CloudFront
9 6 (3.26%) Heroku
9 6 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.17%) IaaS
11 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (1.09%) Office 365
13 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.50%) Firewall
2 18 (9.78%) Internet
3 17 (9.24%) DNS
4 12 (6.52%) DHCP
5 10 (5.43%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.89%) SSL
7 8 (4.35%) Network Security
8 5 (2.72%) HTTP
8 5 (2.72%) DSL
9 4 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.63%) VPN
11 2 (1.09%) DAB
12 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.54%) LDAP
12 1 (0.54%) SSH
12 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.00%) MySQL
2 36 (19.57%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (13.59%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.33%) Hadoop
5 17 (9.24%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.61%) Big Data
7 12 (6.52%) Redis
8 7 (3.80%) Hazelcast
9 6 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.72%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.63%) SimpleDB
11 3 (1.63%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.09%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 34 (18.48%) Maven
3 26 (14.13%) Cucumber
4 22 (11.96%) JUnit
5 18 (9.78%) RSpec
6 17 (9.24%) Git (software)
7 16 (8.70%) Selenium
7 16 (8.70%) Hudson
8 14 (7.61%) Mockito
9 6 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.26%) Subversion
10 4 (2.17%) Ant
11 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.09%) LLBLGen Pro
11 2 (1.09%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.09%) Grunt
11 2 (1.09%) Gradle
11 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.54%) Sublime Text
General
1 14 (7.61%) Finance
1 14 (7.61%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.52%) Marketing
3 6 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (1.63%) Advertising
4 3 (1.63%) Publishing
4 3 (1.63%) Banking
4 3 (1.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Billing
5 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (35.33%) Developer
2 33 (17.93%) Java Developer
2 33 (17.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (6.52%) Architect
3 12 (6.52%) Consultant
4 10 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (4.89%) Software Engineer
6 7 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 6 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.72%) Web Developer
8 5 (2.72%) Administrator
8 5 (2.72%) Support Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.72%) Linux Support
8 5 (2.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (51.63%) Web Services
2 30 (16.30%) Spring
3 29 (15.76%) JSON
4 26 (14.13%) CSS
5 25 (13.59%) HTML
5 25 (13.59%) LAMP
5 25 (13.59%) RESTful
6 20 (10.87%) HTML5
7 16 (8.70%) JPA
7 16 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 15 (8.15%) REST
8 15 (8.15%) XML
9 14 (7.61%) Ajax
9 14 (7.61%) Spring MVC
10 12 (6.52%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.89%) Apache Avro
11 9 (4.89%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (4.35%) .NET
13 7 (3.80%) jQuery
13 7 (3.80%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.83%) Open Source
2 23 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.26%) DTV
5 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.72%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.72%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.17%) User Experience
7 4 (2.17%) Statistics
7 4 (2.17%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) iPhone
8 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.09%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 87 (47.28%) Linux
2 62 (33.70%) CentOS
3 34 (18.48%) UNIX
4 27 (14.67%) Windows
5 13 (7.07%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.89%) Android
7 8 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.80%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.63%) Debian
9 3 (1.63%) Fedora
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.09%) VMS
11 1 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.39%) DevOps
2 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 43 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (22.83%) TDD
6 33 (17.93%) Load Balancing
7 29 (15.76%) BDD
8 27 (14.67%) Scrum
9 22 (11.96%) MVC
10 18 (9.78%) Web Development
10 18 (9.78%) Kanban
11 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.61%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.61%) Migration
13 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.52%) MapReduce
15 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (5.43%) SOA
17 7 (3.80%) Software Architecture
18 6 (3.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.50%) Java
2 59 (32.07%) Ruby
3 56 (30.43%) Python
4 38 (20.65%) PHP
5 31 (16.85%) JavaScript
6 28 (15.22%) Bash Shell
7 22 (11.96%) SQL
8 11 (5.98%) Perl
9 7 (3.80%) C++
9 7 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.72%) C#
11 4 (2.17%) Golang
12 3 (1.63%) Scala
12 3 (1.63%) Clojure
13 2 (1.09%) PHP5
14 1 (0.54%) C
14 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.54%) VBA
14 1 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.63%) RHCE
2 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) RHCT
4 1 (0.54%) LPIC
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.78%) Docker
2 12 (6.52%) VirtualBox
3 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.35%) Xen
5 6 (3.26%) Postfix
5 6 (3.26%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.63%) Varnish
8 2 (1.09%) vCloud
8 2 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (45.65%) Puppet
2 59 (32.07%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (19.57%) Vagrant
4 24 (13.04%) Nagios
5 23 (12.50%) Cacti
6 10 (5.43%) Salt
7 5 (2.72%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (2.72%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.09%) OpenAM
8 2 (1.09%) Ansible
9 1 (0.54%) OpenView
9 1 (0.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 56 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 31 (16.85%) Oracle
3 23 (12.50%) Percona
4 13 (7.07%) RightScale
4 13 (7.07%) VMware
5 8 (4.35%) SAP
6 6 (3.26%) Akamai
6 6 (3.26%) Veeam
6 6 (3.26%) HP
6 6 (3.26%) Cisco
7 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.17%) Brocade
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.63%) Citrix
9 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.09%) Sencha
9 2 (1.09%) New Relic
9 2 (1.09%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.09%) Teradata
9 2 (1.09%) EMC
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