Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 28 May 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)
England > North of England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 215 281
Rank change year-on-year +95 +66 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 92 90 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North of England 1.60% 0.83% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.18% 3.19% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 29
Median daily rate £550 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.94% -
10th Percentile £438 £375 £348
90th Percentile £815 £625 £611
England median daily rate £550 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.67% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England 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 the North of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,776 2,825 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.94% 26.11% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,101 1,950 1,331
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £300
90th Percentile £656 £613 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 46
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.85 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -6.31% -9.43%
10th Percentile £14.75 £10.75 £12.78
90th Percentile £53.00 £35.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.02% +7.50% +5.49%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in the North of England

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the North of England

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon S3 in the North of England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the North of England

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 28 May 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
North West +53 41 £525 +5.00% 10
Yorkshire +60 31 £625 +38.89% 1
North East +30 20 £900 +91.49%
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 North of England region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 92 (100.00%) AWS
2 65 (70.65%) Python
3 59 (64.13%) DevOps
4 49 (53.26%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (52.17%) AWS Lambda
5 48 (52.17%) Serverless
6 47 (51.09%) Terraform
7 45 (48.91%) Git (software)
8 32 (34.78%) Docker
8 32 (34.78%) GitHub
9 31 (33.70%) Ansible
9 31 (33.70%) GitLab
9 31 (33.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 30 (32.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 28 (30.43%) Kubernetes
11 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (29.35%) CloudFront
13 26 (28.26%) Node.js
13 26 (28.26%) Bitbucket
13 26 (28.26%) Identity Access Management
13 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
13 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (28.26%) Java
13 26 (28.26%) Infrastructure as Code
14 25 (27.17%) TDD
14 25 (27.17%) BDD
15 24 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
16 23 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (25.00%) Migration
17 21 (22.83%) Jenkins

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 14 (15.22%) Apache Spark
2 9 (9.78%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 92 (100.00%) AWS
2 49 (53.26%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (52.17%) AWS Lambda
3 48 (52.17%) Serverless
4 32 (34.78%) GitHub
5 31 (33.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 30 (32.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 27 (29.35%) CloudFront
8 21 (22.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (22.83%) Route 53
9 15 (16.30%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (15.22%) OpenShift
11 13 (14.13%) Amazon Cognito
12 10 (10.87%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (10.87%) GCP
13 9 (9.78%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (7.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (6.52%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (6.52%) Azure
15 6 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.17%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) Network Security
4 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (18.48%) Big Data
3 11 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.87%) Amazon Athena
5 9 (9.78%) Data Lake
6 8 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (8.70%) SAP HANA
7 6 (6.52%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (6.52%) BigQuery
7 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.43%) Electronic Patient Records
8 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.35%) Data Mart
9 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.35%) Flink
10 3 (3.26%) MySQL
11 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (48.91%) Git (software)
2 31 (33.70%) GitLab
3 26 (28.26%) Bitbucket
4 21 (22.83%) Jenkins
5 13 (14.13%) CircleCI
6 10 (10.87%) GoCD
6 10 (10.87%) Travis CI
7 5 (5.43%) JIRA
8 4 (4.35%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.35%) Snyk
9 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (35.87%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (30.43%) AWS DevOps
3 28 (30.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 26 (28.26%) Architect
5 19 (20.65%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Technical Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (9.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) AWS Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Senior Technical Architect
10 6 (6.52%) AWS Architect
11 4 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.35%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.26%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) Node.js
2 20 (21.74%) Kafka
3 11 (11.96%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (11.96%) JSON
4 9 (9.78%) PySpark
5 8 (8.70%) Laravel
5 8 (8.70%) Vue.js
6 7 (7.61%) YAML
7 3 (3.26%) RESTful
8 2 (2.17%) JSP
8 2 (2.17%) React
8 2 (2.17%) Spring
8 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.17%) XML
9 1 (1.09%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.09%) Serverless Framework
9 1 (1.09%) Struts
9 1 (1.09%) Web Services
9 1 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Data Structures
1 9 (9.78%) Public Cloud
2 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.61%) User Experience
4 4 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) CentOS
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.13%) DevOps
2 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (28.26%) Identity Access Management
3 26 (28.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 25 (27.17%) BDD
4 25 (27.17%) TDD
5 24 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 23 (25.00%) Migration
7 19 (20.65%) OO
7 19 (20.65%) OOP
8 16 (17.39%) Architectural Design
9 15 (16.30%) Open Source
10 13 (14.13%) Data Ingestion
10 13 (14.13%) Data Science
11 12 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (11.96%) MapReduce
12 11 (11.96%) Project Planning
12 11 (11.96%) Scrum
13 10 (10.87%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (70.65%) Python
2 26 (28.26%) Java
3 14 (15.22%) Go
4 10 (10.87%) Groovy
5 9 (9.78%) PHP
6 8 (8.70%) Ruby
7 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.35%) SQL
9 2 (2.17%) ES6
9 2 (2.17%) Java 8
9 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) AWS Certification
3 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (4.35%) CISM
5 4 (4.35%) CISSP
5 4 (4.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) GDPR
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 32 (34.78%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (51.09%) Terraform
2 31 (33.70%) Ansible
3 28 (30.43%) Kubernetes
4 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (14.13%) Puppet
5 3 (3.26%) Graylog
5 3 (3.26%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.17%) Nagios
7 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) SAP
2 9 (9.78%) IBM
2 9 (9.78%) IBM Sterling
2 9 (9.78%) Informatica
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Google
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.09%) Splunk