The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 243 274
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 17 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.21% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.63% 2.28% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £275 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1044 833 569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.48% 9.29% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 547 338
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.61 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -43.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the South East

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the South East

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire - 9 £425 -
Oxfordshire -13 7 £425 -10.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £425 +54.54%
Hampshire +10 1 £450 -6.49% 1
Surrey +5 1 £600 +37.14% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 31 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) DevOps
4 17 (54.84%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
5 15 (48.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (45.16%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
7 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
7 13 (41.94%) Puppet
8 12 (38.71%) JIRA
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
9 11 (35.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (32.26%) Confluence
10 10 (32.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (32.26%) Docker
11 9 (29.03%) Node.js
11 9 (29.03%) Java
12 8 (25.81%) Web Services
12 8 (25.81%) Scrum
12 8 (25.81%) REST
12 8 (25.81%) CloudFront
12 8 (25.81%) GitHub
12 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (22.58%) BDD
13 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (22.58%) TDD
13 7 (22.58%) Unix
13 7 (22.58%) ServiceNow
13 7 (22.58%) Microservices

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (32.26%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (54.84%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (48.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (45.16%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (32.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (25.81%) CloudFront
6 8 (25.81%) GitHub
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (22.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (19.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (19.35%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (6.45%) Route 53
9 2 (6.45%) Slack
10 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (3.23%) G Suite
10 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
3 12 (38.71%) JIRA
4 6 (19.35%) git-flow
5 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 5 (16.13%) Gradle
5 5 (16.13%) IntelliJ
5 5 (16.13%) JUnit
5 5 (16.13%) Maven
5 5 (16.13%) Mercurial
6 3 (9.68%) Checkstyle
6 3 (9.68%) Grunt
6 3 (9.68%) gulp
6 3 (9.68%) SonarQube
6 3 (9.68%) webpack
7 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) AWS Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Node.js Developer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Node.js
2 8 (25.81%) REST
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.13%) JSF
3 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Struts
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) Serverless Framework
4 4 (12.90%) Swagger
5 3 (9.68%) React
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 2 (6.45%) Visualforce
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) Microservices
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.13%) Kanban
6 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) Content Management
8 3 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PHP 7
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) CISA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CISM
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Grafana
5 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.23%) Icinga
5 1 (3.23%) SELinux
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) ServiceNow
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) Assembla
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Pardot
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) SAP