Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 563 761
Rank change year-on-year +89 +198 -59
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 462 340 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.79% 2.73% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 253 94
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £365 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 16541 12442 7472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.20% 11.77% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11473 8558 5038
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 187 115
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.28 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% -23.20% +28.57%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 14 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 18 November 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 +118 442 £525 +10.53% 44
London +84 311 £525 +1.94% 29
UK excluding London +37 145 £450 - 15
South East +1 39 £500 +8.11% 3
North of England +68 38 £450 +5.88% 2
North West +35 35 £450 +1.69% 1
South West +3 18 £413 -17.50% 3
East of England -8 17 £550 +42.86% 6
Midlands +30 16 £500 +25.00%
Scotland +6 12 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +43 11 £500 +11.11%
Wales +12 5 £450 -0.55%
East Midlands +3 5 £450 +13.21%
Yorkshire +18 3 £225 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 461 (99.78%) Amazon AWS
2 336 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
3 262 (56.71%) DevOps
4 252 (54.55%) Linux
5 221 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (40.91%) Docker
7 186 (40.26%) Python
8 183 (39.61%) Jenkins
9 180 (38.96%) Java
10 169 (36.58%) Amazon RDS
11 168 (36.36%) Terraform
12 148 (32.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 144 (31.17%) Puppet
14 137 (29.65%) Git (software)
15 129 (27.92%) Ansible
16 127 (27.49%) Route 53
17 125 (27.06%) Configuration Management
18 112 (24.24%) Serverless
19 107 (23.16%) AWS CloudFormation
20 105 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
21 102 (22.08%) Web Services
22 101 (21.86%) Continuous Integration
23 96 (20.78%) Bash Shell
23 96 (20.78%) Scrum
24 94 (20.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 86 (18.61%) Amazon ELB
26 83 (17.97%) Opscode Chef
26 83 (17.97%) TDD
27 78 (16.88%) Ruby
28 77 (16.67%) Elasticsearch

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 77 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (11.04%) Apache
3 50 (10.82%) Confluence
4 47 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 35 (7.58%) Apache Spark
6 27 (5.84%) nginx
7 15 (3.25%) SAS
8 11 (2.38%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.16%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (1.73%) IIS
11 7 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.52%) JBoss
12 6 (1.30%) Jetty
13 5 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (1.08%) CMS
13 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.87%) Luigi
15 3 (0.65%) WordPress
16 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 461 (99.78%) Amazon AWS
2 336 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
3 148 (32.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 127 (27.49%) Route 53
5 112 (24.24%) Serverless
6 107 (23.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 105 (22.73%) AWS Lambda
8 94 (20.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 86 (18.61%) Amazon ELB
10 73 (15.80%) Amazon SQS
11 54 (11.69%) CloudFront
12 50 (10.82%) GitHub
13 49 (10.61%) Amazon EMR
14 39 (8.44%) Amazon Kinesis
15 35 (7.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 20 (4.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 20 (4.33%) PaaS
17 16 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
18 15 (3.25%) Amazon Glacier
19 12 (2.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.64%) HTTP
2 35 (7.58%) SSL
3 24 (5.19%) SSH
4 23 (4.98%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.55%) VPN
6 17 (3.68%) DNS
7 15 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (3.03%) DSL
8 14 (3.03%) Firewall
8 14 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
8 14 (3.03%) OpenVPN
9 9 (1.95%) FTP
10 8 (1.73%) Network Security
11 7 (1.52%) Internet
12 6 (1.30%) SMTP
13 5 (1.08%) BGP
13 5 (1.08%) IPsec
13 5 (1.08%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.87%) Bluetooth
15 3 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (36.58%) Amazon RDS
2 65 (14.07%) NoSQL
3 62 (13.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 59 (12.77%) MongoDB
5 55 (11.90%) MySQL
6 52 (11.26%) Hadoop
7 51 (11.04%) Big Data
8 48 (10.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 48 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (7.79%) HBase
10 30 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (5.84%) SQL Server
12 26 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (4.11%) Relational Database
14 18 (3.90%) Apache Hive
15 12 (2.60%) BigQuery
15 12 (2.60%) Flink
15 12 (2.60%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.60%) Redis
16 11 (2.38%) Impala
Development Applications
1 183 (39.61%) Jenkins
2 137 (29.65%) Git (software)
3 76 (16.45%) JIRA
4 60 (12.99%) Maven
5 43 (9.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 33 (7.14%) GitLab
7 32 (6.93%) Artifactory
8 29 (6.28%) Subversion
9 28 (6.06%) JUnit
10 27 (5.84%) Cucumber
11 24 (5.19%) Bitbucket
12 21 (4.55%) SonarQube
13 17 (3.68%) Ant
14 15 (3.25%) IntelliJ
15 14 (3.03%) Liquibase
16 10 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (2.16%) Vagrant
17 9 (1.95%) Selenium
18 8 (1.73%) Gradle
18 8 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 51 (11.04%) Finance
2 15 (3.25%) Publishing
3 9 (1.95%) Games
3 9 (1.95%) Retail
4 8 (1.73%) Banking
4 8 (1.73%) Marketing
5 4 (0.87%) Legal
5 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.43%) Advertising
6 2 (0.43%) Billing
6 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (35.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 130 (28.14%) Developer
4 92 (19.91%) AWS DevOps
5 81 (17.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 61 (13.20%) Java Developer
7 49 (10.61%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (6.49%) Architect
9 25 (5.41%) AWS Developer
10 24 (5.19%) Data Engineer
11 19 (4.11%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.90%) Consultant
13 15 (3.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 13 (2.81%) ETL Developer
14 13 (2.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.60%) Big Data Engineer
15 12 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (2.60%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (22.08%) Web Services
2 67 (14.50%) Node.js
3 66 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 56 (12.12%) REST
5 38 (8.23%) Spring
6 36 (7.79%) RESTful
7 32 (6.93%) JSON
8 30 (6.49%) React
9 27 (5.84%) AngularJS
10 26 (5.63%) Kafka
10 26 (5.63%) XML
11 24 (5.19%) HTML
12 22 (4.76%) CSS
13 19 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (3.68%) HTML5
14 17 (3.68%) Spring Boot
15 15 (3.25%) Hibernate
15 15 (3.25%) OAuth
16 14 (3.03%) MCollective
17 13 (2.81%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 27 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.60%) Fintech
4 12 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.16%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.52%) User Experience
7 6 (1.30%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.30%) PKI
8 5 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.08%) Semantic Web
9 4 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.87%) Social Media
9 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.43%) iSeries
11 2 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 252 (54.55%) Linux
2 44 (9.52%) Unix
3 42 (9.09%) CentOS
4 28 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (5.19%) Windows
6 19 (4.11%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.30%) Android
8 5 (1.08%) Debian
9 3 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.65%) VMS
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.43%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (56.71%) DevOps
2 221 (47.84%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (27.06%) Configuration Management
4 101 (21.86%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (20.78%) Scrum
6 83 (17.97%) TDD
7 62 (13.42%) Microservices
8 56 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (11.90%) Kanban
10 46 (9.96%) ETL
11 43 (9.31%) BDD
11 43 (9.31%) Test Automation
12 41 (8.87%) Analytics
13 38 (8.23%) Continuous Deployment
14 33 (7.14%) Migration
15 31 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (6.49%) Load Balancing
17 29 (6.28%) Open Source
18 25 (5.41%) Software Engineering
19 23 (4.98%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 186 (40.26%) Python
2 180 (38.96%) Java
3 96 (20.78%) Bash Shell
4 78 (16.88%) Ruby
5 74 (16.02%) SQL
6 60 (12.99%) JavaScript
7 38 (8.23%) Shell Script
8 34 (7.36%) Scala
9 23 (4.98%) Groovy
9 23 (4.98%) PHP
10 15 (3.25%) Go
11 14 (3.03%) Perl
11 14 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.38%) R
13 10 (2.16%) C#
14 7 (1.52%) C
15 6 (1.30%) Clojure
16 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 50 (10.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.11%) Degree
4 17 (3.68%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.43%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.22%) CEH
9 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) GIAC
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.95%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) GPG13
3 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.43%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 189 (40.91%) Docker
2 19 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (3.03%) Postfix
3 14 (3.03%) Squid
3 14 (3.03%) vCloud
4 9 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.52%) HDFS
6 3 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
7 2 (0.43%) NFS
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.22%) iptables
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 168 (36.36%) Terraform
2 144 (31.17%) Puppet
3 129 (27.92%) Ansible
4 83 (17.97%) Opscode Chef
5 75 (16.23%) Kubernetes
6 55 (11.90%) Kibana
7 46 (9.96%) logstash
8 26 (5.63%) Packer
9 24 (5.19%) Grafana
9 24 (5.19%) Mesos
9 24 (5.19%) ZABBIX
10 20 (4.33%) Rsyslog
11 19 (4.11%) Prometheus
12 15 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (3.03%) Graphite
13 14 (3.03%) Rancher
13 14 (3.03%) Sysdig
14 13 (2.81%) Salt
15 12 (2.60%) Nagios
16 11 (2.38%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 21 (4.55%) Oracle
1 21 (4.55%) VMware
2 19 (4.11%) Red Hat
3 16 (3.46%) Atlassian
3 16 (3.46%) SaltStack
4 14 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 14 (3.03%) Sonatype
4 14 (3.03%) Splunk
4 14 (3.03%) Tableau
5 13 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.60%) Google
6 12 (2.60%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.60%) New Relic
7 11 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.73%) SAP
8 8 (1.73%) Talend
9 7 (1.52%) Adobe
9 7 (1.52%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.08%) Informatica
11 4 (0.87%) Dell