Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 196 268
Rank change year-on-year +4 +72 +68
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 92 128 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.91% 1.07% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.30% 4.97% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 20
North of England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +1.69%
10th Percentile £405 £425 £290
90th Percentile £650 £638 £580
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 2,786 2,578 1,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 27.61% 21.52% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,902 1,716 1,014
North of England median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
10th Percentile £268 £269 £213
90th Percentile £588 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 89 15
North of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -20.45% +41.94%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.28 £10.95
90th Percentile £48.38 £42.50 £58.55
England median hourly rate £22.17 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.66% -12.50% +5.26%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Amazon S3 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the North of England

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor 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 12 November 2019. 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 +54 68 £525 +16.67% 21
North East +14 15 £495 -1.00% 1
Yorkshire -41 9 £400 -23.81% 11
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 67 (72.83%) Amazon EC2
3 65 (70.65%) DevOps
4 54 (58.70%) Amazon RDS
5 49 (53.26%) Jenkins
6 48 (52.17%) Linux
7 46 (50.00%) Serverless
8 43 (46.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 40 (43.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (43.48%) AWS Lambda
10 39 (42.39%) Docker
11 38 (41.30%) Amazon ELB
11 38 (41.30%) Terraform
12 37 (40.22%) Python
13 35 (38.04%) Git (software)
14 34 (36.96%) Ansible
15 31 (33.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 31 (33.70%) Opscode Chef
15 31 (33.70%) Puppet
16 28 (30.43%) Configuration Management
17 27 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (23.91%) Bash Shell
19 21 (22.83%) Route 53
19 21 (22.83%) MySQL
20 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (20.65%) Microservices
22 18 (19.57%) Kubernetes
23 17 (18.48%) SonarQube
23 17 (18.48%) Load Balancing

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%) nginx
2 11 (11.96%) Confluence
3 9 (9.78%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.26%) WordPress
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 92 (100.00%) AWS
2 67 (72.83%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (50.00%) Serverless
4 43 (46.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 40 (43.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (43.48%) AWS Lambda
6 38 (41.30%) Amazon ELB
7 31 (33.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 21 (22.83%) Route 53
9 12 (13.04%) SaaS
10 11 (11.96%) Amazon Cognito
11 10 (10.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 9 (9.78%) CloudFront
13 8 (8.70%) Datadog
14 7 (7.61%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (7.61%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (7.61%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (7.61%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (7.61%) Azure
15 6 (6.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) HTTP
2 6 (6.52%) DNS
2 6 (6.52%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.09%) DHCP
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) SNMP
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) VLAN
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (58.70%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (22.83%) MySQL
3 13 (14.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (3.26%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.17%) Parquet
8 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 49 (53.26%) Jenkins
2 35 (38.04%) Git (software)
3 17 (18.48%) SonarQube
4 14 (15.22%) Bitbucket
4 14 (15.22%) JIRA
5 10 (10.87%) GitLab
6 7 (7.61%) Vagrant
7 6 (6.52%) Spinnaker
7 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.26%) Maven
8 3 (3.26%) Subversion
9 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.17%) Gatling
9 2 (2.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.17%) Selenium
9 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.09%) GoCD
10 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (2.17%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.09%) Banking
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (11.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Lead Software Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) LEMP Stack
2 10 (10.87%) .NET
2 10 (10.87%) .NET Core
3 8 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (5.43%) HTML
4 5 (5.43%) JSON
5 4 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.35%) Web Services
6 3 (3.26%) CSS
6 3 (3.26%) LAMP
6 3 (3.26%) Node.js
6 3 (3.26%) Sass
7 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.17%) boto
7 2 (2.17%) Keycloak
7 2 (2.17%) React
7 2 (2.17%) RESTful
7 2 (2.17%) SOAP
7 2 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Clustering
2 4 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.17%) Linux
2 20 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (17.39%) CentOS
3 16 (17.39%) Windows
4 7 (7.61%) Unix
5 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (70.65%) DevOps
2 28 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 27 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.65%) Microservices
6 17 (18.48%) Load Balancing
7 14 (15.22%) Migration
8 13 (14.13%) Static Code Analysis
9 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (9.78%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (8.70%) Scrum
13 7 (7.61%) Chaos Engineering
13 7 (7.61%) DevSecOps
14 5 (5.43%) Fintech
14 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Automation
15 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.35%) Test Automation
16 3 (3.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) Python
2 22 (23.91%) Bash Shell
3 15 (16.30%) SQL
4 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.04%) PHP
6 8 (8.70%) Ruby
7 7 (7.61%) Java
7 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (2.17%) Perl
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) Java 8
11 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.09%) Scala
11 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.09%) CCNA
2 1 (1.09%) CCNP
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.09%) LPIC
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (42.39%) Docker
2 7 (7.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) HDFS
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (41.30%) Terraform
2 34 (36.96%) Ansible
3 31 (33.70%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (33.70%) Puppet
4 18 (19.57%) Kubernetes
5 12 (13.04%) Rancher
6 9 (9.78%) Packer
7 8 (8.70%) Consul
8 4 (4.35%) Grafana
8 4 (4.35%) HAProxy
9 3 (3.26%) Prometheus
10 2 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (2.17%) Salt
11 1 (1.09%) Rundeck
11 1 (1.09%) SCCM
11 1 (1.09%) SCOM
11 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
11 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) New Relic
2 5 (5.43%) Splunk
3 4 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.26%) Black Duck
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) Databricks
5 2 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec