The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.17% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.55% +7.14%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 162 119 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.60% 6.73% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £95.75 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +560.34% +26.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £21.50 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in Manchester

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in Manchester

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Altrincham - 1 £390 -
Amazon S3
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Docker
6 3 (27.27%) AWS Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (18.18%) Datadog
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) RSpec
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
2 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) API Development
4 1 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Nagios
3 2 (18.18%) Capistrano
4 1 (9.09%) Packer
4 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) New Relic
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack