Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon S3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 200 211
Rank change year-on-year +54 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 35 50 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.69% 2.39% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 40
Median daily rate £535 £594 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.89% +3.26% +9.52%
10th Percentile £413 £474 £475
90th Percentile £763 £676 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,303 2,096 1,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.15% 30.70% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 1,639 1,359
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £344
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
Median hourly rate £30.72 £19.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.63% -4.38% -5.46%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.88 £23.65 £50.35
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in the City of London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon S3 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the City of London

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon S3 in the City of London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 35 (100.00%) AWS
2 20 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (54.29%) Python
4 17 (48.57%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (42.86%) Serverless
6 14 (40.00%) Terraform
7 12 (34.29%) Docker
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
8 11 (31.43%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
9 10 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (28.57%) Amazon Athena
9 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (28.57%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) Route 53
10 9 (25.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (22.86%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (22.86%) REST
11 8 (22.86%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (22.86%) Scrum
11 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (20.00%) GitHub
12 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (17.14%) Ansible
13 6 (17.14%) Web Services
14 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) InDesign
1 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) AWS
2 20 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (48.57%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (42.86%) Serverless
5 10 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (25.71%) Route 53
6 9 (25.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (20.00%) GitHub
9 4 (11.43%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (5.71%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (5.71%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (5.71%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (5.71%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (5.71%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (5.71%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (28.57%) Amazon Athena
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (11.43%) Data Lake
4 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.71%) Big Data
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.71%) Redis
7 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
7 1 (2.86%) HBase
7 1 (2.86%) InfluxDB
7 1 (2.86%) KDB
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) Presto
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) CircleCI
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) GitLab
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Terragrunt
4 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.57%) Public Sector
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Architect
5 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (2.86%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) REST
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Sling
3 4 (11.43%) J2SE
3 4 (11.43%) Lucene
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) OSGi
3 4 (11.43%) SAML
3 4 (11.43%) XSLT
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) Kafka
5 2 (5.71%) React
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) Swagger
6 1 (2.86%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (2.86%) Esper
6 1 (2.86%) NumPy
6 1 (2.86%) Pyramid
6 1 (2.86%) Redux
6 1 (2.86%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Debian
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) API Development
5 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Data Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 4 (11.43%) Microservices
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Workflow
5 4 (11.43%) Workflow Management
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Observability
6 3 (8.57%) Project Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) AWK
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Go
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) R
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) sed
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.86%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Terraform
2 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
3 6 (17.14%) Ansible
4 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
4 4 (11.43%) Puppet
4 4 (11.43%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (8.57%) Kibana
6 2 (5.71%) Grafana
7 1 (2.86%) Graphite
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios
7 1 (2.86%) Nessus
7 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.86%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe
1 4 (11.43%) Okta
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.86%) Cadence
4 1 (2.86%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Qualys
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Talend
4 1 (2.86%) VMware