Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 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)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 272 409
Rank change year-on-year +42 +137 +151
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 521 902 579
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 0.98% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.56% 3.56% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 546 425
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £400
90th Percentile £701 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £490
% change year-on-year +15.79% -3.06% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,625 25,319 21,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.36% 27.62% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,700 17,425 14,385
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 303 307
Median hourly rate £27.46 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.73% +13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £57.00 £56.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.68
% change year-on-year +15.38% +16.91% -4.69%

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 24 May 2020.

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
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 24 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
England +25 489 £550 +4.76% 66
UK excluding London +122 265 £550 +15.79% 52
London -5 249 £550 - 22
North of England +87 94 £550 +14.29% 16
South East +97 66 £525 +6.33% 10
North West +51 39 £525 +5.00% 12
South West +53 38 £550 +3.53% 7
Yorkshire +65 35 £613 +36.11% 4
East of England +56 33 £600 +26.32% 6
Work from Home -11 31 £525 -8.70% 9
Scotland +50 20 £444 -2.47% 2
North East +34 20 £900 +91.49%
Midlands +36 8 £463 -7.50% 5
West Midlands +35 8 £463 -7.50% 4
Wales +31 8 £475 +5.56% 7

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 519 (99.62%) AWS
2 313 (60.08%) Amazon EC2
3 305 (58.54%) Python
4 266 (51.06%) DevOps
5 250 (47.98%) AWS Lambda
5 250 (47.98%) Serverless
5 250 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (44.91%) Terraform
7 199 (38.20%) Java
8 191 (36.66%) Docker
9 190 (36.47%) Amazon RDS
10 165 (31.67%) Jenkins
11 164 (31.48%) Kubernetes
12 159 (30.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 137 (26.30%) Amazon SQS
14 136 (26.10%) Finance
15 135 (25.91%) Amazon Redshift
16 122 (23.42%) Linux
17 120 (23.03%) Web Services
18 113 (21.69%) Git (software)
19 105 (20.15%) Software Engineering
20 103 (19.77%) Amazon ECS
21 99 (19.00%) OpenShift
22 94 (18.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 88 (16.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 86 (16.51%) Ansible
25 85 (16.31%) Asset Management
26 84 (16.12%) Infrastructure as Code
27 78 (14.97%) Scrum
28 77 (14.78%) Fixed Income

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 53 (10.17%) Apache Spark
2 34 (6.53%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (6.33%) Confluence
4 18 (3.45%) Apache
5 12 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (2.11%) nginx
7 9 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.15%) CMS
8 6 (1.15%) Headless CMS
8 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.96%) GemFire
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.58%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Pulsar
12 2 (0.38%) JBoss
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.19%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.38%) Shopify
4 1 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 519 (99.62%) AWS
2 313 (60.08%) Amazon EC2
3 250 (47.98%) AWS Lambda
3 250 (47.98%) Serverless
4 159 (30.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 137 (26.30%) Amazon SQS
6 103 (19.77%) Amazon ECS
7 99 (19.00%) OpenShift
8 94 (18.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 77 (14.78%) Amazon EMR
10 75 (14.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 74 (14.20%) CloudFront
12 68 (13.05%) Route 53
13 64 (12.28%) GitHub
14 61 (11.71%) Amazon ELB
15 45 (8.64%) Amazon Kinesis
16 40 (7.68%) Azure
17 31 (5.95%) Amazon Cognito
18 28 (5.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 27 (5.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.88%) Firewall
2 14 (2.69%) VPN
3 9 (1.73%) HTTP
4 8 (1.54%) DSL
4 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.34%) Skype
6 5 (0.96%) SSL
6 5 (0.96%) X.509
7 4 (0.77%) DNS
7 4 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.77%) MQTT
8 3 (0.58%) AMQP
8 3 (0.58%) Internet
8 3 (0.58%) Network Security
8 3 (0.58%) SAN
9 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.38%) NAS
10 1 (0.19%) IPsec
10 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (36.47%) Amazon RDS
2 135 (25.91%) Amazon Redshift
3 88 (16.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 70 (13.44%) Amazon Athena
5 60 (11.52%) Big Data
6 45 (8.64%) Data Lake
7 42 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (7.49%) NoSQL
9 29 (5.57%) Amazon Aurora
9 29 (5.57%) MySQL
10 25 (4.80%) MongoDB
11 18 (3.45%) Apache Hive
12 16 (3.07%) Hadoop
12 16 (3.07%) Relational Database
13 13 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (2.11%) SAP HANA
14 11 (2.11%) SQL Server
15 9 (1.73%) MariaDB
15 9 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 165 (31.67%) Jenkins
2 113 (21.69%) Git (software)
3 69 (13.24%) Artifactory
4 57 (10.94%) RStudio
5 46 (8.83%) GitLab
5 46 (8.83%) JIRA
6 38 (7.29%) Bitbucket
7 25 (4.80%) CircleCI
8 12 (2.30%) GoCD
8 12 (2.30%) Selenium
8 12 (2.30%) Subversion
8 12 (2.30%) Travis CI
9 10 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.92%) Maven
9 10 (1.92%) Snyk
9 10 (1.92%) SonarQube
10 9 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.54%) Liquibase
12 7 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.15%) Trac
General
1 136 (26.10%) Finance
2 76 (14.59%) Front Office
3 36 (6.91%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.30%) Banking
5 11 (2.11%) Marketing
6 8 (1.54%) Legal
7 7 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.96%) Retail
9 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (29.75%) Developer
2 151 (28.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 120 (23.03%) AWS Engineer
4 94 (18.04%) AWS DevOps
5 83 (15.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 71 (13.63%) AWS Developer
7 59 (11.32%) Architect
8 52 (9.98%) Data Engineer
9 48 (9.21%) Java Developer
10 40 (7.68%) Lead Developer
11 39 (7.49%) Lead Software Developer
12 38 (7.29%) Java Software Developer
12 38 (7.29%) Lead Java Developer
12 38 (7.29%) Python Developer
13 36 (6.91%) Python Engineer
14 28 (5.37%) AWS Architect
14 28 (5.37%) Cloud Engineer
15 27 (5.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 25 (4.80%) Lead DevOps
16 25 (4.80%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (23.03%) Web Services
2 71 (13.63%) J2EE
3 68 (13.05%) Node.js
4 65 (12.48%) J2SE
5 52 (9.98%) Kafka
6 33 (6.33%) React
7 30 (5.76%) REST
8 28 (5.37%) RESTful
9 25 (4.80%) JSON
9 25 (4.80%) Spring
10 23 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
10 23 (4.41%) Spring Boot
11 21 (4.03%) AngularJS
12 18 (3.45%) CSS
13 17 (3.26%) Redux
14 16 (3.07%) HTML
15 13 (2.50%) NumPy
15 13 (2.50%) Pandas
15 13 (2.50%) PySpark
15 13 (2.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.78%) Fixed Income
2 75 (14.40%) Derivative
3 70 (13.44%) Equities
4 23 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 23 (4.41%) User Experience
5 20 (3.84%) Cloud Native
6 19 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.26%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.88%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.92%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.34%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 122 (23.42%) Linux
2 33 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (5.37%) Windows
4 21 (4.03%) Unix
5 11 (2.11%) CentOS
6 9 (1.73%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.58%) Android
8 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (51.06%) DevOps
2 250 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (20.15%) Software Engineering
4 85 (16.31%) Asset Management
5 84 (16.12%) Infrastructure as Code
6 78 (14.97%) Scrum
7 77 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (14.40%) Decision-Making
9 73 (14.01%) Deployment Automation
10 67 (12.86%) ETL
10 67 (12.86%) Migration
11 59 (11.32%) Analytics
12 52 (9.98%) Microservices
13 51 (9.79%) TDD
14 43 (8.25%) Data Engineering
15 41 (7.87%) Data Science
16 40 (7.68%) Infrastructure Automation
17 36 (6.91%) Data Modelling
18 34 (6.53%) BDD
19 31 (5.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 305 (58.54%) Python
2 199 (38.20%) Java
3 69 (13.24%) R
4 63 (12.09%) SQL
5 58 (11.13%) JavaScript
6 33 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 26 (4.99%) Go
7 26 (4.99%) Ruby
8 25 (4.80%) C#
9 21 (4.03%) Scala
10 20 (3.84%) Groovy
11 17 (3.26%) Java 8
12 15 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.50%) PHP
13 13 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.30%) Perl
15 10 (1.92%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.15%) C++
17 4 (0.77%) C
18 3 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 68 (13.05%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.25%) AWS Certification
4 23 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.15%) Degree
6 5 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (0.96%) CISM
6 5 (0.96%) CISSP
6 5 (0.96%) CRISC
7 4 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) MCSA
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.19%) CEH
9 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.92%) GDPR
2 9 (1.73%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) GxP
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 191 (36.66%) Docker
2 14 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.34%) OpenAM
3 7 (1.34%) OpenDJ
4 6 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.77%) vSphere
6 3 (0.58%) HDFS
6 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.38%) LXC
7 2 (0.38%) Varnish
7 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 234 (44.91%) Terraform
2 164 (31.48%) Kubernetes
3 86 (16.51%) Ansible
4 45 (8.64%) Puppet
5 40 (7.68%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.11%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.15%) Grafana
8 5 (0.96%) Packer
9 4 (0.77%) Rancher
10 3 (0.58%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.58%) Kibana
10 3 (0.58%) Nagios
11 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.38%) Graphite
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.19%) logstash
12 1 (0.19%) Mesos
12 1 (0.19%) Nessus
12 1 (0.19%) Salt
12 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (6.14%) Informatica
2 28 (5.37%) Oracle
2 28 (5.37%) Talend
3 21 (4.03%) SAP
4 19 (3.65%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.07%) Tableau
6 15 (2.88%) Google
7 11 (2.11%) IBM
7 11 (2.11%) Splunk
8 10 (1.92%) Adobe
9 9 (1.73%) IBM Sterling
9 9 (1.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.34%) ForgeRock
10 7 (1.34%) Greenplum
11 6 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.15%) VMware
12 5 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.96%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.77%) Black Duck
13 4 (0.77%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud