Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 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)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 587 765
Rank change year-on-year +73 +178 -50
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 362 312 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.47% 2.70% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 243 88
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% +7.10%
10th Percentile £379 £375 £309
90th Percentile £625 £588 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14634 11569 6972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 10.75% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10029 8035 4592
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £250
90th Percentile £620 £604 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 179 131
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -17.58% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.65% -26.09% +31.43%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 15 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 21 September 2017. 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 +70 340 £500 +5.26% 57
London +77 222 £538 +7.50% 39
UK excluding London +33 139 £450 - 19
South East +12 34 £470 +4.44% 7
North of England +51 33 £450 -5.76% 2
North West +27 29 £450 -3.74% 1
South West +7 26 £438 -2.78% 1
East of England +9 17 £425 -6.85% 4
Scotland +41 14 £425 - 2
Midlands +25 10 £450 +5.88% 3
Wales 0 8 £450 -
West Midlands +44 7 £500 +21.21% 1
East Midlands -5 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +29 3 £388 -22.50%
North East - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 361 (99.72%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (73.76%) Amazon EC2
3 195 (53.87%) DevOps
4 194 (53.59%) Linux
5 167 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (38.67%) Jenkins
6 140 (38.67%) Docker
7 132 (36.46%) Python
8 130 (35.91%) Amazon RDS
9 128 (35.36%) Java
10 124 (34.25%) Puppet
11 111 (30.66%) Git (software)
12 110 (30.39%) Ansible
13 109 (30.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 105 (29.01%) AWS CloudFormation
15 100 (27.62%) Terraform
16 93 (25.69%) Route 53
17 84 (23.20%) Scrum
18 83 (22.93%) Amazon ELB
19 82 (22.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 81 (22.38%) Configuration Management
21 80 (22.10%) Bash Shell
22 79 (21.82%) Web Services
23 76 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
24 72 (19.89%) AWS Lambda
25 71 (19.61%) Ruby
26 68 (18.78%) Elasticsearch
27 66 (18.23%) REST
28 63 (17.40%) Amazon SQS
29 62 (17.13%) JavaScript

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 68 (18.78%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (13.81%) Apache
3 42 (11.60%) Confluence
4 28 (7.73%) Tomcat
5 24 (6.63%) nginx
6 23 (6.35%) Apache Spark
7 15 (4.14%) SAS
8 11 (3.04%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (2.21%) IIS
11 7 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (1.66%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (1.66%) CMS
12 6 (1.66%) JBoss
12 6 (1.66%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.10%) Jetty
13 4 (1.10%) Luigi
13 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.10%) WordPress
14 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.55%) HipChat
1 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 361 (99.72%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (73.76%) Amazon EC2
3 109 (30.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 105 (29.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 93 (25.69%) Route 53
6 83 (22.93%) Amazon ELB
7 82 (22.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 72 (19.89%) AWS Lambda
9 63 (17.40%) Amazon SQS
10 40 (11.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 40 (11.05%) CloudFront
11 33 (9.12%) GitHub
12 32 (8.84%) Amazon EMR
13 25 (6.91%) Amazon Kinesis
14 23 (6.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 20 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (3.04%) Amazon Glacier
16 11 (3.04%) PaaS
17 9 (2.49%) Datadog
18 8 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.60%) HTTP
2 23 (6.35%) DNS
3 19 (5.25%) OpenLDAP
4 18 (4.97%) SSH
5 16 (4.42%) DSL
5 16 (4.42%) OpenVPN
6 15 (4.14%) VPN
7 12 (3.31%) SSL
8 11 (3.04%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.49%) Firewall
10 8 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.93%) FTP
11 7 (1.93%) SMTP
12 6 (1.66%) BGP
12 6 (1.66%) IPsec
13 5 (1.38%) Internet
13 5 (1.38%) Network Security
14 3 (0.83%) AMQP
15 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
15 2 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (35.91%) Amazon RDS
2 61 (16.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 55 (15.19%) NoSQL
4 45 (12.43%) Hadoop
5 44 (12.15%) MySQL
6 39 (10.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 39 (10.77%) Big Data
6 39 (10.77%) MongoDB
6 39 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (6.35%) HBase
9 21 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (5.25%) SQL Server
11 13 (3.59%) Redis
12 11 (3.04%) Apache Hive
12 11 (3.04%) Presto
12 11 (3.04%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.76%) Flink
14 9 (2.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 9 (2.49%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 140 (38.67%) Jenkins
2 111 (30.66%) Git (software)
3 61 (16.85%) JIRA
4 45 (12.43%) Maven
5 34 (9.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (7.73%) JUnit
7 23 (6.35%) GitLab
8 22 (6.08%) Ant
8 22 (6.08%) Bitbucket
9 21 (5.80%) Artifactory
9 21 (5.80%) SonarQube
10 19 (5.25%) Cucumber
11 17 (4.70%) Subversion
12 16 (4.42%) IntelliJ
12 16 (4.42%) Liquibase
13 14 (3.87%) Vagrant
14 9 (2.49%) Eclipse
14 9 (2.49%) Gradle
14 9 (2.49%) Mercurial
14 9 (2.49%) Selenium
General
1 40 (11.05%) Finance
2 14 (3.87%) Marketing
3 11 (3.04%) Publishing
4 8 (2.21%) Banking
5 5 (1.38%) Games
5 5 (1.38%) Retail
6 4 (1.10%) Legal
7 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 128 (35.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (26.52%) Developer
3 88 (24.31%) AWS Engineer
4 64 (17.68%) AWS DevOps
5 59 (16.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 37 (10.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 35 (9.67%) Java Developer
8 31 (8.56%) Architect
9 28 (7.73%) AWS Developer
10 16 (4.42%) Data Engineer
11 14 (3.87%) Node.js Developer
11 14 (3.87%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.59%) Consultant
13 12 (3.31%) AWS Architect
13 12 (3.31%) AWS Specialist
13 12 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.31%) WebOps Engineer
14 11 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (2.76%) Big Data Developer
15 10 (2.76%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (21.82%) Web Services
2 66 (18.23%) REST
3 61 (16.85%) Node.js
4 51 (14.09%) Elastic Stack
5 33 (9.12%) RESTful
6 30 (8.29%) Spring
7 28 (7.73%) AngularJS
8 23 (6.35%) JSON
8 23 (6.35%) React
9 22 (6.08%) HTML
10 20 (5.52%) Kafka
11 19 (5.25%) CSS
12 16 (4.42%) MCollective
13 14 (3.87%) XML
14 13 (3.59%) LAMP
15 12 (3.31%) Akka
15 12 (3.31%) Spring Boot
16 11 (3.04%) .NET
16 11 (3.04%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.73%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.59%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.93%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.66%) Fintech
6 6 (1.66%) User Experience
7 5 (1.38%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.38%) PKI
7 5 (1.38%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.55%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.55%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 194 (53.59%) Linux
2 39 (10.77%) CentOS
3 36 (9.94%) Windows
4 30 (8.29%) Unix
5 26 (7.18%) Ubuntu
6 23 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.10%) CoreOS
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.83%) Android
8 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.83%) Debian
8 3 (0.83%) VMS
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (53.87%) DevOps
2 167 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (23.20%) Scrum
4 81 (22.38%) Configuration Management
5 76 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (16.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 60 (16.57%) Microservices
7 55 (15.19%) TDD
8 49 (13.54%) Kanban
9 45 (12.43%) ETL
10 37 (10.22%) BDD
11 33 (9.12%) Analytics
12 29 (8.01%) Load Balancing
13 27 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (7.46%) Migration
14 24 (6.63%) Coaching
15 22 (6.08%) Data Modelling
16 21 (5.80%) Continuous Deployment
17 20 (5.52%) Software Architecture
17 20 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (36.46%) Python
2 128 (35.36%) Java
3 80 (22.10%) Bash Shell
4 71 (19.61%) Ruby
5 62 (17.13%) JavaScript
6 61 (16.85%) SQL
7 28 (7.73%) Scala
8 26 (7.18%) Shell Script
9 22 (6.08%) Groovy
9 22 (6.08%) PHP
10 17 (4.70%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.31%) Perl
12 9 (2.49%) C#
13 8 (2.21%) Go
14 6 (1.66%) Clojure
15 5 (1.38%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.83%) C
17 3 (0.83%) Jython
17 3 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (9.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.04%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.93%) Degree
5 5 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.55%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) CEH
7 1 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.28%) CISA
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) CRISC
7 1 (0.28%) GIAC
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.04%) QA
2 7 (1.93%) GPG13
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) GCP
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (38.67%) Docker
2 20 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (5.25%) Squid
4 16 (4.42%) Postfix
4 16 (4.42%) vCloud
5 11 (3.04%) Active Directory
6 9 (2.49%) HDFS
7 5 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) NFS
9 2 (0.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.28%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.28%) iptables
10 1 (0.28%) KVM
10 1 (0.28%) LXC
10 1 (0.28%) Samba
10 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (34.25%) Puppet
2 110 (30.39%) Ansible
3 100 (27.62%) Terraform
4 61 (16.85%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (15.47%) Kubernetes
6 43 (11.88%) Kibana
7 39 (10.77%) logstash
8 27 (7.46%) ZABBIX
9 23 (6.35%) Graphite
10 21 (5.80%) Mesos
10 21 (5.80%) Rsyslog
11 19 (5.25%) Sysdig
12 17 (4.70%) Docker Swarm
13 16 (4.42%) Rancher
14 14 (3.87%) Nagios
15 13 (3.59%) Packer
16 10 (2.76%) Prometheus
16 10 (2.76%) Salt
17 6 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
17 6 (1.66%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 32 (8.84%) VMware
2 28 (7.73%) Oracle
3 27 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.42%) Sonatype
5 15 (4.14%) Cloudera
6 14 (3.87%) Tableau
7 12 (3.31%) SaltStack
8 11 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.76%) Splunk
10 9 (2.49%) MuleSoft
10 9 (2.49%) SAP
11 7 (1.93%) Adobe
11 7 (1.93%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.93%) Google
11 7 (1.93%) New Relic
12 5 (1.38%) Informatica
12 5 (1.38%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.38%) Talend
13 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow