Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 January 2021 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
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 271 356
Rank change year-on-year +84 +85 +61
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 592 679 745
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.20% 3.19% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 467 549
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £413
90th Percentile £699 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.12% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.63 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +41.44% - -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,098 21,299 25,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.40% 29.73% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,011 14,841 17,782
Median daily rate £495 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.02% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £303
90th Percentile £650 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 326 285
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +12.86% -4.38%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.06 £11.10
90th Percentile £60.00 £67.50 £42.30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +8.11% +6.14% +2.53%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon S3.

Daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon S3.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. 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
England +76 477 £525 -4.55% 128
London +61 351 £525 -8.70% 81
UK excluding London +92 184 £450 -14.29% 63
Work from Home -60 176 £525 -4.55% 29
Scotland +66 62 £448 -10.50% 9
North of England +79 61 £450 -14.29% 16
North West +48 48 £450 -14.29% 9
Midlands +61 29 £468 +1.08% 6
South East +71 17 £425 -19.05% 11
West Midlands +43 17 £495 +7.03% 3
East Midlands +45 12 £468 +16.88% 3
East of England +28 11 £375 -37.50% 4
South West +69 7 £544 +3.57% 10
Yorkshire +52 7 £638 +22.54% 4
North East +31 6 £463 -31.48% 3
Wales +26 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 575 (97.13%) AWS
2 333 (56.25%) AWS Lambda
2 333 (56.25%) Serverless
3 332 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
4 305 (51.52%) Python
5 272 (45.95%) Amazon EC2
6 214 (36.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 201 (33.95%) Finance
8 200 (33.78%) JavaScript
8 200 (33.78%) Amazon RDS
9 191 (32.26%) Terraform
10 185 (31.25%) Web Services
11 184 (31.08%) DevOps
12 176 (29.73%) React
12 176 (29.73%) Software Engineering
13 172 (29.05%) Docker
14 170 (28.72%) Java
15 160 (27.03%) SQL
16 158 (26.69%) Front Office
17 155 (26.18%) Kubernetes
18 154 (26.01%) Asset Management
18 154 (26.01%) Jenkins
18 154 (26.01%) TypeScript
19 145 (24.49%) Amazon SQS
20 122 (20.61%) AWS CloudFormation
21 114 (19.26%) ETL
22 104 (17.57%) Ansible
22 104 (17.57%) Node.js
23 97 (16.39%) AWS Step Functions
24 94 (15.88%) Security Cleared

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 74 (12.50%) Apache
2 60 (10.14%) Apache Spark
3 28 (4.73%) Confluence
4 23 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.20%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (1.69%) SAS
7 5 (0.84%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.51%) GeoServer
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.34%) JBoss
10 2 (0.34%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) WordPress
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 35 (5.91%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Exstream
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 575 (97.13%) AWS
2 333 (56.25%) AWS Lambda
2 333 (56.25%) Serverless
3 272 (45.95%) Amazon EC2
4 145 (24.49%) Amazon SQS
5 122 (20.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 97 (16.39%) AWS Step Functions
7 84 (14.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 74 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 59 (9.97%) Amazon ECS
10 58 (9.80%) Amazon EMR
11 52 (8.78%) Route 53
12 43 (7.26%) OpenShift
13 42 (7.09%) Amazon EKS
14 41 (6.93%) Azure
15 35 (5.91%) Amazon Kinesis
16 34 (5.74%) GitHub
17 25 (4.22%) Amazon ELB
18 24 (4.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 24 (4.05%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.53%) Firewall
2 13 (2.20%) VPN
3 11 (1.86%) DNS
4 7 (1.18%) HTTP
4 7 (1.18%) Network Security
4 7 (1.18%) SSL
5 4 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.68%) DHCP
5 4 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (0.68%) WAN
6 3 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 2 (0.34%) Skype
7 2 (0.34%) SMTP
7 2 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (36.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 200 (33.78%) Amazon RDS
3 88 (14.86%) MySQL
4 74 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 73 (12.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 71 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (11.66%) Relational Database
8 68 (11.49%) Apache Hive
9 61 (10.30%) Amazon Athena
10 58 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (9.29%) Impala
12 49 (8.28%) Big Data
12 49 (8.28%) NoSQL
13 42 (7.09%) Pentaho
14 37 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
15 36 (6.08%) Data Lake
16 35 (5.91%) MongoDB
17 33 (5.57%) Tableau
18 25 (4.22%) SQL Server
19 22 (3.72%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 154 (26.01%) Jenkins
2 91 (15.37%) Git (software)
3 41 (6.93%) JIRA
4 29 (4.90%) GitLab
5 23 (3.89%) Artifactory
6 18 (3.04%) CircleCI
7 16 (2.70%) Maven
8 10 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.52%) SonarQube
10 8 (1.35%) JUnit
10 8 (1.35%) RStudio
10 8 (1.35%) Selenium
11 7 (1.18%) Mockito
12 6 (1.01%) GoCD
12 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.01%) Terragrunt
13 4 (0.68%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.68%) Sublime Text
General
1 201 (33.95%) Finance
2 158 (26.69%) Front Office
3 58 (9.80%) Public Sector
4 24 (4.05%) Banking
5 15 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.01%) Marketing
7 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Police
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (44.43%) Developer
2 113 (19.09%) AWS Developer
3 94 (15.88%) AWS Engineer
4 88 (14.86%) Python Engineer
5 87 (14.70%) Python Developer
6 84 (14.19%) React Developer
7 81 (13.68%) JavaScript Developer
8 80 (13.51%) Data Engineer
9 79 (13.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 78 (13.18%) Software Engineer
11 69 (11.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 64 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
13 58 (9.80%) Python Software Engineer
14 46 (7.77%) Architect
15 45 (7.60%) AWS DevOps
16 42 (7.09%) JavaScript Engineer
17 40 (6.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 37 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
19 26 (4.39%) Java Developer
20 24 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (31.25%) Web Services
2 176 (29.73%) React
3 104 (17.57%) Node.js
4 81 (13.68%) AngularJS
5 74 (12.50%) Vue.js
6 40 (6.76%) JSON
7 36 (6.08%) Kafka
8 32 (5.41%) REST
8 32 (5.41%) Spring Boot
9 31 (5.24%) Spring
10 29 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
11 23 (3.89%) CSS
12 21 (3.55%) PySpark
13 20 (3.38%) HTML
14 16 (2.70%) OAuth
15 13 (2.20%) .NET
15 13 (2.20%) Django
15 13 (2.20%) OAuth2
15 13 (2.20%) RESTful
15 13 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.68%) Derivative
1 81 (13.68%) Equities
1 81 (13.68%) Fixed Income
2 70 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 58 (9.80%) Hedge funds
4 20 (3.38%) User Experience
5 19 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.36%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.03%) Cloud Native
8 12 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.01%) Replication
11 5 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.84%) PKI
12 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.37%) Linux
2 18 (3.04%) Windows
3 17 (2.87%) Ubuntu
4 16 (2.70%) Unix
5 13 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.69%) CentOS
7 5 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Android
9 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (31.08%) DevOps
3 176 (29.73%) Software Engineering
4 154 (26.01%) Asset Management
5 114 (19.26%) ETL
6 90 (15.20%) Microservices
7 87 (14.70%) Investment Management
8 62 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 60 (10.14%) Infrastructure as Code
10 57 (9.63%) Configuration Management
11 52 (8.78%) Scrum
12 48 (8.11%) Migration
13 47 (7.94%) Analytics
14 45 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (7.60%) Data Integration
15 42 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (6.93%) Data Engineering
16 41 (6.93%) Test Automation
17 38 (6.42%) Data Modelling
18 36 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 305 (51.52%) Python
2 200 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 170 (28.72%) Java
4 160 (27.03%) SQL
5 154 (26.01%) TypeScript
6 71 (11.99%) Kotlin
7 57 (9.63%) Bash Shell
8 49 (8.28%) Scala
9 22 (3.72%) Clojure
10 20 (3.38%) R
11 17 (2.87%) Java 8
12 15 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.36%) Groovy
14 13 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.03%) Ruby
16 11 (1.86%) PHP
17 10 (1.69%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.01%) C#
19 4 (0.68%) Go
19 4 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 94 (15.88%) Security Cleared
2 91 (15.37%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.57%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.18%) Degree
5 5 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.34%) GPEN
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.34%) OSCP
9 1 (0.17%) CISM
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.22%) QA
2 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.01%) NCSC
5 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.84%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) NIST
7 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 172 (29.05%) Docker
2 59 (9.97%) HDFS
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) iptables
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 191 (32.26%) Terraform
2 155 (26.18%) Kubernetes
3 104 (17.57%) Ansible
4 44 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (5.41%) Puppet
6 28 (4.73%) Grafana
7 15 (2.53%) Kibana
8 11 (1.86%) Packer
9 10 (1.69%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.18%) Consul
11 4 (0.68%) Avamar
11 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 4 (0.68%) Foglight
12 3 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.51%) PingFederate
12 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.51%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.34%) Istio
13 2 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (13.01%) Oracle
2 56 (9.46%) Cloudera
3 11 (1.86%) Google
3 11 (1.86%) Informatica
3 11 (1.86%) SAP
3 11 (1.86%) Talend
4 10 (1.69%) Splunk
5 9 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.35%) Adobe
6 8 (1.35%) Cisco
6 8 (1.35%) Sage
7 7 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.18%) Teradata
7 7 (1.18%) Vertica
7 7 (1.18%) VMware
8 5 (0.84%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.68%) CommVault
9 4 (0.68%) Databricks
9 4 (0.68%) Palo Alto