The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 480 554
Rank change year-on-year +35 +74  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 143 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.39% 2.84% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 47
Median daily rate £500 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5985 4961 3217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.92% 10.04% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4079 3524 2113
Median daily rate £475 £470 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +13.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 64 67
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.44 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.24% -47.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 90 £538 +7.50% 14
South East +6 17 £425 -5.55% 3
South West +10 13 £450 +12.50% 3
North West +15 12 £500 +4.71% 3
East of England 0 8 £438 -4.10% 7
East Midlands -4 3 £450 +9.75% 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands +14 1 £500 +21.21% 3
North East - 1 £450 -
Amazon S3
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 285 (98.62%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (68.86%) Amazon EC2
3 167 (57.79%) DevOps
3 167 (57.79%) Linux
4 117 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (40.48%) Puppet
5 110 (38.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 108 (37.37%) Python
7 98 (33.91%) Jenkins
8 94 (32.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 91 (31.49%) Ansible
10 90 (31.14%) Docker
10 90 (31.14%) Amazon RDS
11 81 (28.03%) Git (software)
12 77 (26.64%) Java
13 70 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (23.88%) Amazon ELB
14 69 (23.88%) Terraform
15 68 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
16 64 (22.15%) Configuration Management
17 63 (21.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 62 (21.45%) Web Services
19 61 (21.11%) Opscode Chef
20 59 (20.42%) Route 53
21 57 (19.72%) Bash Shell
22 55 (19.03%) Microservices
23 53 (18.34%) Ruby
24 51 (17.65%) Windows
25 49 (16.96%) Big Data
25 49 (16.96%) Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 33 (11.42%) Confluence
2 32 (11.07%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (10.73%) nginx
4 29 (10.03%) Apache Spark
5 27 (9.34%) Apache
6 13 (4.50%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.15%) IIS
8 9 (3.11%) Apache Pig
9 8 (2.77%) SAS
10 6 (2.08%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.38%) Luigi
12 4 (1.38%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.04%) WordPress
14 2 (0.69%) CMS
14 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) HipChat
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 285 (98.62%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (68.86%) Amazon EC2
3 110 (38.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 94 (32.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 69 (23.88%) Amazon ELB
6 68 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
7 63 (21.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 59 (20.42%) Route 53
9 48 (16.61%) Amazon SQS
10 36 (12.46%) CloudFront
11 35 (12.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 33 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (10.03%) Amazon EMR
14 26 (9.00%) GitHub
15 21 (7.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 21 (7.27%) PaaS
16 16 (5.54%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (5.54%) AWS CloudTrail
17 10 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
18 9 (3.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.30%) HTTP
2 19 (6.57%) VPN
3 18 (6.23%) DNS
4 13 (4.50%) OpenLDAP
5 11 (3.81%) SSH
6 10 (3.46%) OpenVPN
7 7 (2.42%) SMTP
8 6 (2.08%) Network Security
8 6 (2.08%) SSL
9 5 (1.73%) Firewall
9 5 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.38%) Internet
10 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.38%) WAN
11 3 (1.04%) LAN
12 2 (0.69%) IPsec
13 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.35%) DHCP
13 1 (0.35%) SMS
13 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (31.14%) Amazon RDS
2 49 (16.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 49 (16.96%) Big Data
3 43 (14.88%) Hadoop
4 32 (11.07%) MySQL
5 31 (10.73%) Amazon Redshift
6 26 (9.00%) Apache Hive
6 26 (9.00%) NoSQL
7 23 (7.96%) SQL Server
8 22 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (6.57%) MongoDB
11 18 (6.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (5.88%) HBase
13 12 (4.15%) RDBMS
13 12 (4.15%) Relational Database
14 11 (3.81%) Neo4j
15 7 (2.42%) Sqoop
16 6 (2.08%) Impala
17 5 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 98 (33.91%) Jenkins
2 81 (28.03%) Git (software)
3 44 (15.22%) JIRA
4 28 (9.69%) Maven
5 20 (6.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (6.57%) JUnit
7 17 (5.88%) Bitbucket
7 17 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 16 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (5.19%) Ant
10 14 (4.84%) SonarQube
10 14 (4.84%) Vagrant
11 13 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (3.81%) Eclipse
13 10 (3.46%) Liquibase
14 9 (3.11%) git-flow
15 8 (2.77%) GitLab
15 8 (2.77%) Gradle
15 8 (2.77%) IntelliJ
16 6 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (5.54%) Finance
2 10 (3.46%) Marketing
3 5 (1.73%) Games
4 4 (1.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (36.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (25.61%) AWS Engineer
3 62 (21.45%) Developer
4 58 (20.07%) AWS DevOps
5 56 (19.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 28 (9.69%) Architect
7 26 (9.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (6.23%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.88%) Data Engineer
10 16 (5.54%) AWS Developer
11 15 (5.19%) AWS Architect
12 12 (4.15%) Big Data Engineer
13 11 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.46%) Administrator
14 10 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (3.46%) Node.js Developer
14 10 (3.46%) WebOps Engineer
15 9 (3.11%) Cloud Architect
15 9 (3.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 8 (2.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.45%) Web Services
2 43 (14.88%) Node.js
3 37 (12.80%) REST
4 24 (8.30%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (6.92%) Kafka
6 19 (6.57%) AngularJS
6 19 (6.57%) JSON
7 18 (6.23%) HTML
8 17 (5.88%) CSS
9 15 (5.19%) .NET
9 15 (5.19%) Spring
10 10 (3.46%) MCollective
11 8 (2.77%) RESTful
12 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.42%) LAMP
12 7 (2.42%) React
12 7 (2.42%) Serverless Framework
13 6 (2.08%) boto
13 6 (2.08%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 13 (4.50%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.77%) PKI
6 6 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.08%) User Experience
7 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.69%) Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.69%) iSeries
10 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
11 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 167 (57.79%) Linux
2 51 (17.65%) Windows
3 32 (11.07%) Unix
4 29 (10.03%) CentOS
5 27 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (8.30%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.04%) Android
8 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Debian
9 2 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (57.79%) DevOps
2 117 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (22.15%) Configuration Management
5 55 (19.03%) Microservices
6 41 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (13.84%) Scrum
8 31 (10.73%) Auto-Scaling
9 28 (9.69%) TDD
10 25 (8.65%) BDD
11 21 (7.27%) Analytics
11 21 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 20 (6.92%) Migration
13 19 (6.57%) Software Engineering
14 18 (6.23%) ETL
14 18 (6.23%) Load Balancing
15 17 (5.88%) Coaching
16 16 (5.54%) Kanban
16 16 (5.54%) Machine Learning
16 16 (5.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 108 (37.37%) Python
2 77 (26.64%) Java
3 57 (19.72%) Bash Shell
4 53 (18.34%) Ruby
5 37 (12.80%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.07%) SQL
7 31 (10.73%) Scala
8 19 (6.57%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.57%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.23%) PHP
10 15 (5.19%) C#
10 15 (5.19%) Perl
11 14 (4.84%) Groovy
12 10 (3.46%) Go
13 9 (3.11%) R
14 7 (2.42%) C
15 6 (2.08%) C++
16 5 (1.73%) Clojure
16 5 (1.73%) Korn
17 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.92%) AWS Certification
3 18 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.77%) Degree
6 4 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.69%) CCNA
7 2 (0.69%) CISA
7 2 (0.69%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PhD
8 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.35%) GCP
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (31.14%) Docker
2 24 (8.30%) HDFS
3 13 (4.50%) Squid
4 12 (4.15%) Active Directory
5 10 (3.46%) Postfix
5 10 (3.46%) vCloud
5 10 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.04%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.04%) LXC
7 3 (1.04%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 117 (40.48%) Puppet
2 91 (31.49%) Ansible
3 69 (23.88%) Terraform
4 61 (21.11%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (12.11%) Kubernetes
6 27 (9.34%) logstash
7 26 (9.00%) Kibana
8 17 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
9 15 (5.19%) Graphite
9 15 (5.19%) Rsyslog
10 13 (4.50%) Sysdig
10 13 (4.50%) ZABBIX
11 12 (4.15%) Mesos
12 10 (3.46%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (3.46%) Nagios
12 10 (3.46%) Rancher
13 8 (2.77%) HAProxy
13 8 (2.77%) Packer
14 5 (1.73%) Prometheus
15 4 (1.38%) Consul
Vendors
1 32 (11.07%) Red Hat
2 29 (10.03%) VMware
3 26 (9.00%) Oracle
4 17 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.15%) New Relic
6 10 (3.46%) Google
6 10 (3.46%) Sonatype
7 9 (3.11%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.11%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.77%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.42%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.42%) Splunk
10 5 (1.73%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.38%) Adobe
11 4 (1.38%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.38%) Tableau
12 3 (1.04%) ForgeRock
12 3 (1.04%) IBM
12 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.04%) SAP
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