Period
to 9 July 2020

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 6 months to 9 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 244 381
Rank change year-on-year +31 +137 +173
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 442 1,007 603
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.18% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.84% 4.08% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 608 449
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £426 £400 £400
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,520 24,655 20,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.32% 28.78% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,750 17,051 14,344
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £684 £660 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 333 284
Median hourly rate £33.61 £23.84 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.01% +19.18% -2.44%
10th Percentile £15.02 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.82 £64.75 £59.63
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +28.89% +18.42% -

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon S3 in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon S3 in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon S3 in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 233 £550 - 49
North of England +92 79 £550 +11.11% 12
South East +122 53 £500 +2.56% 3
South West +69 41 £525 -4.55% 3
North West +48 36 £525 +5.00% 3
Yorkshire +78 29 £625 +38.89% 6
East of England +58 28 £600 +23.08% 5
North East +24 14 £763 +54.04% 3
Midlands +36 4 £584 +21.30% 8
West Midlands +31 4 £584 +22.89% 7
Amazon S3
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 440 (99.55%) AWS
2 298 (67.42%) Amazon EC2
3 255 (57.69%) Python
4 244 (55.20%) DevOps
5 225 (50.90%) Serverless
6 221 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
7 215 (48.64%) Terraform
8 212 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
9 202 (45.70%) Java
10 185 (41.86%) Amazon RDS
11 181 (40.95%) Docker
12 166 (37.56%) Kubernetes
13 158 (35.75%) Jenkins
14 143 (32.35%) Amazon SQS
15 137 (31.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 128 (28.96%) Finance
17 127 (28.73%) Amazon Redshift
18 125 (28.28%) Web Services
19 120 (27.15%) Linux
20 108 (24.43%) Git (software)
21 104 (23.53%) Software Engineering
22 103 (23.30%) OpenShift
23 98 (22.17%) Amazon ECS
24 89 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
25 86 (19.46%) Deployment Automation
26 85 (19.23%) Asset Management
27 81 (18.33%) Front Office
28 79 (17.87%) Fixed Income
28 79 (17.87%) Ansible
29 78 (17.65%) Derivative

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 44 (9.95%) Apache Spark
2 35 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (6.11%) Confluence
4 14 (3.17%) Apache
5 9 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.36%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.36%) nginx
8 4 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.90%) CMS
8 4 (0.90%) Headless CMS
8 4 (0.90%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.68%) GemFire
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.23%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Shopify
4 1 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 440 (99.55%) AWS
2 298 (67.42%) Amazon EC2
3 225 (50.90%) Serverless
4 221 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
5 143 (32.35%) Amazon SQS
6 137 (31.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 103 (23.30%) OpenShift
8 98 (22.17%) Amazon ECS
9 72 (16.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 72 (16.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 67 (15.16%) Route 53
11 63 (14.25%) Amazon EMR
12 60 (13.57%) GitHub
13 48 (10.86%) Azure
13 48 (10.86%) CloudFront
14 46 (10.41%) Amazon ELB
15 33 (7.47%) Amazon Kinesis
16 25 (5.66%) Amazon Cognito
17 23 (5.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 18 (4.07%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) Firewall
2 7 (1.58%) Skype
3 6 (1.36%) DSL
3 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.36%) VPN
4 5 (1.13%) DNS
4 5 (1.13%) X.509
5 4 (0.90%) HTTP
5 4 (0.90%) SSL
6 3 (0.68%) AMQP
6 3 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.68%) MQTT
6 3 (0.68%) Network Security
6 3 (0.68%) SAN
7 2 (0.45%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) Internet
8 1 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (41.86%) Amazon RDS
2 127 (28.73%) Amazon Redshift
3 67 (15.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 48 (10.86%) Big Data
5 46 (10.41%) Amazon Athena
6 42 (9.50%) NoSQL
7 37 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (7.69%) Data Lake
9 30 (6.79%) Amazon Aurora
9 30 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (5.43%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.52%) Relational Database
12 19 (4.30%) MySQL
13 15 (3.39%) Apache Hive
13 15 (3.39%) Looker
14 11 (2.49%) Hadoop
14 11 (2.49%) Power BI
15 10 (2.26%) Pentaho
16 8 (1.81%) SQL Server
17 7 (1.58%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 158 (35.75%) Jenkins
2 108 (24.43%) Git (software)
3 70 (15.84%) Artifactory
4 52 (11.76%) RStudio
5 41 (9.28%) GitLab
6 37 (8.37%) Bitbucket
7 32 (7.24%) JIRA
8 16 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (3.62%) CircleCI
9 11 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (2.26%) GoCD
10 10 (2.26%) Selenium
10 10 (2.26%) Travis CI
11 8 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.81%) JUnit
11 8 (1.81%) Maven
11 8 (1.81%) Subversion
12 6 (1.36%) Snyk
12 6 (1.36%) Spinnaker
12 6 (1.36%) Trac
General
1 128 (28.96%) Finance
2 81 (18.33%) Front Office
3 21 (4.75%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.17%) Banking
5 8 (1.81%) Legal
6 7 (1.58%) Games
6 7 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.58%) Marketing
6 7 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.68%) Retail
8 2 (0.45%) Advertising
8 2 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 125 (28.28%) Developer
3 111 (25.11%) AWS Engineer
4 88 (19.91%) AWS DevOps
5 74 (16.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 53 (11.99%) AWS Developer
7 51 (11.54%) Data Engineer
8 47 (10.63%) Java Developer
9 45 (10.18%) Architect
10 38 (8.60%) Python Engineer
11 33 (7.47%) Lead Developer
11 33 (7.47%) Lead Software Developer
12 32 (7.24%) Java Software Developer
12 32 (7.24%) Lead Java Developer
12 32 (7.24%) Python Developer
13 30 (6.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 26 (5.88%) Java Engineer
15 22 (4.98%) AWS Architect
15 22 (4.98%) Lead DevOps
15 22 (4.98%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (28.28%) Web Services
2 64 (14.48%) J2EE
2 64 (14.48%) J2SE
3 54 (12.22%) Kafka
4 52 (11.76%) Node.js
5 36 (8.14%) RESTful
6 32 (7.24%) React
7 29 (6.56%) AngularJS
8 25 (5.66%) JSON
8 25 (5.66%) REST
9 21 (4.75%) Spring Boot
10 19 (4.30%) Spring
11 17 (3.85%) .NET
11 17 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (3.62%) PySpark
12 16 (3.62%) Vue.js
13 14 (3.17%) CSS
14 10 (2.26%) Backbone.js
14 10 (2.26%) Redux
14 10 (2.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (17.87%) Fixed Income
2 78 (17.65%) Derivative
3 75 (16.97%) Equities
4 29 (6.56%) Data Structures
5 19 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (3.62%) Cloud Native
7 13 (2.94%) User Experience
8 12 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.26%) Hedge funds
10 9 (2.04%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.58%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.36%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.90%) Acoustics
15 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 120 (27.15%) Linux
2 31 (7.01%) Windows
3 28 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (5.20%) Unix
5 8 (1.81%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (1.58%) CentOS
6 7 (1.58%) Debian
7 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.90%) Android
8 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.68%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.45%) VMS
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (55.20%) DevOps
2 212 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 89 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (19.46%) Deployment Automation
6 85 (19.23%) Asset Management
7 78 (17.65%) Decision-Making
8 67 (15.16%) Infrastructure as Code
9 61 (13.80%) ETL
10 60 (13.57%) Microservices
10 60 (13.57%) Scrum
11 53 (11.99%) TDD
12 52 (11.76%) Analytics
13 51 (11.54%) Migration
14 43 (9.73%) Infrastructure Automation
15 36 (8.14%) Data Engineering
16 35 (7.92%) BDD
17 32 (7.24%) Configuration Management
17 32 (7.24%) Data Science
17 32 (7.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 255 (57.69%) Python
2 202 (45.70%) Java
3 66 (14.93%) SQL
4 57 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 54 (12.22%) R
6 38 (8.60%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.01%) C#
8 25 (5.66%) Go
9 24 (5.43%) Scala
10 22 (4.98%) Java 8
10 22 (4.98%) Ruby
11 16 (3.62%) Groovy
12 14 (3.17%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.71%) Kotlin
14 11 (2.49%) PHP
15 10 (2.26%) Perl
16 9 (2.04%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.13%) C++
17 5 (1.13%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.28%) AWS Certification
3 36 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.58%) Degree
6 5 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.13%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (1.13%) CISM
6 5 (1.13%) CISSP
6 5 (1.13%) CRISC
7 4 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCSA
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.04%) GDPR
2 8 (1.81%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) GxP
4 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.23%) NCSC
System Software
1 181 (40.95%) Docker
2 18 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.58%) OpenAM
3 7 (1.58%) OpenDJ
4 3 (0.68%) Gluster
4 3 (0.68%) HDFS
4 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.45%) NFS
5 2 (0.45%) Varnish
5 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 215 (48.64%) Terraform
2 166 (37.56%) Kubernetes
3 79 (17.87%) Ansible
4 42 (9.50%) Puppet
5 29 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (4.30%) Prometheus
7 15 (3.39%) Packer
8 9 (2.04%) Grafana
9 7 (1.58%) Kibana
10 4 (0.90%) Nagios
10 4 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.68%) Consul
11 3 (0.68%) Graylog
11 3 (0.68%) PingFederate
11 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.45%) Graphite
12 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 32 (7.24%) Talend
2 31 (7.01%) Informatica
3 23 (5.20%) Oracle
4 18 (4.07%) Tableau
5 17 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.94%) SAP
8 12 (2.71%) Google
8 12 (2.71%) Splunk
9 9 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.81%) Adobe
11 7 (1.58%) ForgeRock
12 6 (1.36%) IBM
12 6 (1.36%) IBM Sterling
12 6 (1.36%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.13%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.13%) Zscaler
14 4 (0.90%) Cloudera
14 4 (0.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 3 (0.68%) VMware