Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 255 336 391
Rank change year-on-year +81 +55 +133
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 658 713 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.34% 3.01% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 509 408
England median daily rate £550 £525 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.69% +3.25%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £406
90th Percentile £700 £639 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
England median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.43% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.57% - -

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 19,721 23,657 17,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.24% 25.94% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,515 16,520 12,217
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £310 £290
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 300 211
England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £48.44 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £20.52 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.26% -12.50% +7.85%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in England

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in England.

Contractor 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 29 January 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 +82 395 £575 +4.55% 88
North of England -3 85 £525 +2.44% 32
South East +98 78 £525 +2.44% 22
North West +34 65 £525 +16.67% 20
East of England +57 46 £600 +26.32% 10
South West +24 32 £525 +12.90% 7
Midlands +38 25 £463 -5.13% 17
West Midlands +56 19 £463 +12.80% 16
North East +10 11 £675 +35.00%
Yorkshire -5 9 £520 -3.21% 12
East Midlands +7 6 £400 -20.00% 1
Amazon S3
UK

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 653 (99.24%) AWS
2 362 (55.02%) Python
3 328 (49.85%) DevOps
4 318 (48.33%) Serverless
5 313 (47.57%) AWS Lambda
6 302 (45.90%) Amazon EC2
7 300 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
8 265 (40.27%) Amazon RDS
9 231 (35.11%) Java
10 209 (31.76%) Terraform
11 204 (31.00%) Docker
12 194 (29.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 172 (26.14%) Amazon Redshift
14 165 (25.08%) Web Services
15 160 (24.32%) Linux
15 160 (24.32%) Kubernetes
16 156 (23.71%) Jenkins
17 155 (23.56%) Amazon SQS
18 145 (22.04%) Software Engineering
19 141 (21.43%) Finance
20 136 (20.67%) Git (software)
21 131 (19.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 119 (18.09%) SQL
23 111 (16.87%) Asset Management
24 109 (16.57%) Migration
25 108 (16.41%) Front Office
25 108 (16.41%) Fixed Income
26 107 (16.26%) Node.js
27 106 (16.11%) Amazon Athena
27 106 (16.11%) Amazon ECS

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 70 (10.64%) Apache Spark
2 58 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (6.08%) Confluence
4 21 (3.19%) Apache
5 12 (1.82%) nginx
6 8 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (1.22%) JBoss
7 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Fuse
7 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.61%) CMS
9 4 (0.61%) GemFire
9 4 (0.61%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.30%) SAS
11 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) InDesign
1 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.76%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.76%) PolarLake
4 4 (0.61%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 653 (99.24%) AWS
2 318 (48.33%) Serverless
3 313 (47.57%) AWS Lambda
4 302 (45.90%) Amazon EC2
5 194 (29.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 155 (23.56%) Amazon SQS
7 106 (16.11%) Amazon ECS
8 103 (15.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 102 (15.50%) Route 53
10 97 (14.74%) CloudFront
11 85 (12.92%) Amazon ELB
12 75 (11.40%) OpenShift
13 69 (10.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 69 (10.49%) GitHub
14 61 (9.27%) Amazon EMR
15 57 (8.66%) Amazon Kinesis
16 39 (5.93%) Azure
17 38 (5.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 34 (5.17%) Amazon Cognito
19 31 (4.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.65%) VPN
2 14 (2.13%) Firewall
3 10 (1.52%) DNS
4 8 (1.22%) HTTP
5 7 (1.06%) Internet
5 7 (1.06%) Network Security
5 7 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.76%) DSL
7 4 (0.61%) AMQP
7 4 (0.61%) SAN
7 4 (0.61%) SSL
8 3 (0.46%) IPsec
8 3 (0.46%) MQTT
8 3 (0.46%) NAS
8 3 (0.46%) SNMP
9 2 (0.30%) LAN
9 2 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.30%) WAN
10 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (40.27%) Amazon RDS
2 172 (26.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 131 (19.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 106 (16.11%) Amazon Athena
5 78 (11.85%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (10.49%) NoSQL
7 52 (7.90%) Big Data
7 52 (7.90%) Data Lake
8 51 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (7.45%) MySQL
10 46 (6.99%) Hadoop
11 39 (5.93%) MongoDB
12 35 (5.32%) Amazon Aurora
13 31 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (3.34%) Relational Database
15 21 (3.19%) Apache Hive
16 20 (3.04%) Redis
17 19 (2.89%) SQL Server
18 15 (2.28%) Snowflake Schema
19 14 (2.13%) Presto
Development Applications
1 156 (23.71%) Jenkins
2 136 (20.67%) Git (software)
3 61 (9.27%) Artifactory
4 51 (7.75%) JIRA
5 39 (5.93%) RStudio
6 25 (3.80%) GitLab
7 24 (3.65%) CircleCI
8 21 (3.19%) Bitbucket
9 20 (3.04%) Maven
10 16 (2.43%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.43%) Gradle
10 16 (2.43%) Selenium
10 16 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (1.98%) SonarQube
12 10 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.52%) JUnit
12 10 (1.52%) Subversion
12 10 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.06%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 141 (21.43%) Finance
2 108 (16.41%) Front Office
3 22 (3.34%) Public Sector
4 14 (2.13%) Marketing
5 13 (1.98%) Banking
6 10 (1.52%) Retail
7 7 (1.06%) Law
8 5 (0.76%) Billing
8 5 (0.76%) Publishing
9 4 (0.61%) Automotive
9 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 219 (33.28%) Developer
2 165 (25.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 160 (24.32%) AWS Engineer
4 99 (15.05%) AWS DevOps
5 90 (13.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 84 (12.77%) AWS Developer
7 80 (12.16%) Architect
8 61 (9.27%) Data Engineer
9 56 (8.51%) Java Developer
10 54 (8.21%) Python Developer
11 50 (7.60%) Senior Developer
12 43 (6.53%) Python Engineer
13 41 (6.23%) Software Engineer
14 39 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (5.62%) Lead Developer
16 36 (5.47%) AWS Architect
17 34 (5.17%) Lead Software Developer
18 33 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
19 30 (4.56%) Java Software Developer
20 29 (4.41%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (25.08%) Web Services
2 107 (16.26%) Node.js
3 80 (12.16%) React
4 67 (10.18%) J2EE
5 50 (7.60%) Kafka
6 44 (6.69%) .NET
7 43 (6.53%) J2SE
8 31 (4.71%) HTML
9 28 (4.26%) CSS
10 27 (4.10%) AngularJS
10 27 (4.10%) Lambda Expressions
10 27 (4.10%) NumPy
11 26 (3.95%) REST
12 25 (3.80%) Redux
12 25 (3.80%) Spring
13 24 (3.65%) Pandas
14 22 (3.34%) Elastic Stack
15 21 (3.19%) Spring Boot
16 19 (2.89%) RESTful
16 19 (2.89%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 108 (16.41%) Fixed Income
2 74 (11.25%) Derivative
3 71 (10.79%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (5.93%) Equities
5 32 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.86%) Cloud Native
6 31 (4.71%) Reference Data
7 23 (3.50%) User Experience
8 22 (3.34%) Hedge funds
9 21 (3.19%) Data Centre
9 21 (3.19%) Public Cloud
10 20 (3.04%) Data Structures
11 18 (2.74%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 160 (24.32%) Linux
2 55 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (7.60%) Windows
4 33 (5.02%) Unix
5 16 (2.43%) CentOS
6 10 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.06%) Debian
8 5 (0.76%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.30%) VMS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (49.85%) DevOps
2 300 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (22.04%) Software Engineering
4 111 (16.87%) Asset Management
5 109 (16.57%) Migration
6 97 (14.74%) Scrum
7 76 (11.55%) ETL
8 74 (11.25%) Analytics
9 72 (10.94%) Microservices
10 69 (10.49%) Infrastructure as Code
11 68 (10.33%) Configuration Management
12 62 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (9.42%) Decision-Making
13 54 (8.21%) Mentoring
14 51 (7.75%) Data Engineering
15 47 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
16 39 (5.93%) Data Architecture
16 39 (5.93%) Data Science
17 38 (5.78%) Data Modelling
18 30 (4.56%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 362 (55.02%) Python
2 231 (35.11%) Java
3 119 (18.09%) SQL
4 101 (15.35%) JavaScript
5 76 (11.55%) R
6 51 (7.75%) C#
7 46 (6.99%) C++
8 43 (6.53%) Bash Shell
9 38 (5.78%) Ruby
10 35 (5.32%) Scala
11 25 (3.80%) PHP
12 19 (2.89%) Java 8
13 18 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.13%) Groovy
15 10 (1.52%) C
15 10 (1.52%) Perl
16 9 (1.37%) ES6
17 7 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.91%) TypeScript
19 4 (0.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 85 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 78 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 77 (11.70%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.58%) Degree
5 6 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.30%) MCSA
8 2 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CCNA
9 1 (0.15%) CCNP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.15%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.06%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.61%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.30%) NIST
5 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 204 (31.00%) Docker
2 17 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.06%) HDFS
3 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.76%) vSphere
5 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.30%) LXC
6 1 (0.15%) NFS
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 209 (31.76%) Terraform
2 160 (24.32%) Kubernetes
3 94 (14.29%) Ansible
4 80 (12.16%) Puppet
5 55 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (4.71%) Packer
7 22 (3.34%) Prometheus
8 14 (2.13%) Kibana
9 8 (1.22%) Grafana
10 7 (1.06%) Rancher
10 7 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.91%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.76%) Sysdig
13 4 (0.61%) Consul
13 4 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.46%) Nagios
14 3 (0.46%) Salt
14 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.30%) Nessus
15 2 (0.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 45 (6.84%) Oracle
2 26 (3.95%) Splunk
3 25 (3.80%) SAP
4 23 (3.50%) Informatica
5 20 (3.04%) Talend
6 19 (2.89%) Greenplum
7 18 (2.74%) IBM
8 17 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.43%) Tableau
10 14 (2.13%) Bloomberg
11 13 (1.98%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.82%) Google
13 11 (1.67%) Adobe
13 11 (1.67%) Microsoft
14 10 (1.52%) IBM Sterling
15 8 (1.22%) Teradata
16 7 (1.06%) Black Duck
16 7 (1.06%) Ping Identity
16 7 (1.06%) VMware
17 6 (0.91%) Workday