Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 342 421
Rank change year-on-year +77 +79 +102
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 690 749 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.18% 3.00% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 548 408
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £406
90th Percentile £700 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 21,677 24,966 18,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.74% 25.26% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,699 17,238 12,597
UK median daily rate £493 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £285
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 325 232
UK median hourly rate £20.64 £17.50 £19.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.91% -9.39% +1.64%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £78.75 £56.50 £53.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor hourly 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 January 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 +63 651 £550 +4.76% 177
London +74 400 £575 +4.55% 90
UK excluding London +68 287 £525 +5.00% 98
North of England -11 81 £525 - 37
South East +63 72 £525 +2.44% 20
North West +24 60 £525 +16.67% 23
East of England +49 45 £600 +26.32% 8
Scotland +47 34 £500 +17.65% 7
South West +19 29 £525 +14.75% 7
Midlands +23 26 £463 -5.13% 15
West Midlands +48 20 £463 +12.80% 13
North East +16 12 £675 +31.71%
Yorkshire -23 9 £520 -0.90% 14
East Midlands +3 6 £400 -18.99% 2
Wales - 1 £375 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 680 (98.55%) AWS
2 368 (53.33%) Python
3 336 (48.70%) Serverless
4 332 (48.12%) AWS Lambda
5 328 (47.54%) DevOps
6 301 (43.62%) Amazon EC2
7 297 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
8 269 (38.99%) Amazon RDS
9 240 (34.78%) Java
10 206 (29.86%) Terraform
11 202 (29.28%) Docker
12 201 (29.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 171 (24.78%) Amazon Redshift
14 166 (24.06%) Web Services
15 163 (23.62%) Jenkins
16 160 (23.19%) Linux
17 156 (22.61%) Amazon SQS
18 154 (22.32%) Kubernetes
19 150 (21.74%) Finance
20 146 (21.16%) Software Engineering
21 143 (20.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 140 (20.29%) Git (software)
23 120 (17.39%) SQL
24 117 (16.96%) JavaScript
25 113 (16.38%) Asset Management
26 112 (16.23%) Node.js
26 112 (16.23%) Amazon ECS
27 111 (16.09%) Front Office
27 111 (16.09%) Fixed Income
28 108 (15.65%) Amazon Athena

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 70 (10.14%) Apache Spark
2 55 (7.97%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (6.67%) Confluence
4 23 (3.33%) Apache
5 14 (2.03%) nginx
6 11 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.16%) JBoss
8 7 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
9 6 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.58%) GemFire
12 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.43%) CMS
12 3 (0.43%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.29%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.29%) SAS
13 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.14%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (0.43%) InDesign
1 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.72%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.72%) PolarLake
4 4 (0.58%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 680 (98.55%) AWS
2 336 (48.70%) Serverless
3 332 (48.12%) AWS Lambda
4 301 (43.62%) Amazon EC2
5 201 (29.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 156 (22.61%) Amazon SQS
7 112 (16.23%) Amazon ECS
8 105 (15.22%) Route 53
9 104 (15.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 94 (13.62%) CloudFront
11 91 (13.19%) Amazon ELB
12 75 (10.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 71 (10.29%) OpenShift
14 67 (9.71%) GitHub
15 60 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
16 53 (7.68%) Amazon Kinesis
17 37 (5.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 37 (5.36%) Azure
17 37 (5.36%) PaaS
17 37 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.48%) VPN
2 13 (1.88%) Firewall
3 10 (1.45%) DNS
4 8 (1.16%) HTTP
5 7 (1.01%) Internet
5 7 (1.01%) Network Security
5 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.72%) DSL
7 4 (0.58%) SSL
8 3 (0.43%) AMQP
8 3 (0.43%) IPsec
8 3 (0.43%) SNMP
9 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.29%) LAN
9 2 (0.29%) MQTT
9 2 (0.29%) NAS
9 2 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.29%) SAN
9 2 (0.29%) WAN
10 1 (0.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (38.99%) Amazon RDS
2 171 (24.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 143 (20.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 108 (15.65%) Amazon Athena
5 78 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
6 76 (11.01%) NoSQL
7 57 (8.26%) Data Lake
8 52 (7.54%) Big Data
8 52 (7.54%) MySQL
9 50 (7.25%) Hadoop
10 48 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (5.51%) Amazon Aurora
12 37 (5.36%) MongoDB
13 29 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (3.77%) Relational Database
15 24 (3.48%) Apache Hive
16 20 (2.90%) Redis
16 20 (2.90%) SQL Server
17 14 (2.03%) Snowflake Schema
18 12 (1.74%) Impala
Development Applications
1 163 (23.62%) Jenkins
2 140 (20.29%) Git (software)
3 59 (8.55%) Artifactory
4 58 (8.41%) JIRA
5 37 (5.36%) RStudio
6 27 (3.91%) CircleCI
7 24 (3.48%) GitLab
8 23 (3.33%) Maven
9 22 (3.19%) Bitbucket
10 21 (3.04%) Gradle
11 17 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (2.32%) Cucumber
13 14 (2.03%) SonarQube
14 13 (1.88%) Selenium
15 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.59%) JUnit
16 11 (1.59%) Subversion
17 9 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 7 (1.01%) IntelliJ
18 7 (1.01%) Travis CI
General
1 150 (21.74%) Finance
2 111 (16.09%) Front Office
3 43 (6.23%) Public Sector
4 24 (3.48%) Banking
5 15 (2.17%) Marketing
6 11 (1.59%) Retail
7 9 (1.30%) Law
8 5 (0.72%) Billing
8 5 (0.72%) Publishing
9 4 (0.58%) Automotive
9 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 233 (33.77%) Developer
2 164 (23.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 154 (22.32%) AWS Engineer
4 94 (13.62%) AWS DevOps
5 88 (12.75%) AWS Developer
6 86 (12.46%) Architect
7 85 (12.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 62 (8.99%) Senior Developer
9 61 (8.84%) Data Engineer
10 58 (8.41%) Java Developer
11 55 (7.97%) Python Developer
12 40 (5.80%) Software Engineer
13 39 (5.65%) Python Engineer
14 38 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
14 38 (5.51%) Lead Developer
15 37 (5.36%) AWS Architect
16 33 (4.78%) Lead Software Developer
16 33 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (4.49%) Java Software Developer
18 29 (4.20%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (24.06%) Web Services
2 112 (16.23%) Node.js
3 81 (11.74%) React
4 66 (9.57%) J2EE
5 46 (6.67%) Kafka
6 44 (6.38%) .NET
7 41 (5.94%) J2SE
8 36 (5.22%) HTML
9 31 (4.49%) CSS
10 30 (4.35%) REST
11 29 (4.20%) AngularJS
12 26 (3.77%) Lambda Expressions
13 24 (3.48%) NumPy
13 24 (3.48%) Spring
14 23 (3.33%) JSON
15 22 (3.19%) Redux
16 21 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
16 21 (3.04%) Pandas
17 19 (2.75%) Spring Boot
18 18 (2.61%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 111 (16.09%) Fixed Income
2 75 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (10.58%) Derivative
4 37 (5.36%) Cloud Native
5 36 (5.22%) Equities
6 31 (4.49%) Reference Data
7 30 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (3.62%) User Experience
9 22 (3.19%) Hedge funds
10 21 (3.04%) Data Centre
10 21 (3.04%) Public Cloud
11 19 (2.75%) Algorithms
11 19 (2.75%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.16%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.01%) PKI
15 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 160 (23.19%) Linux
2 56 (8.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (6.67%) Windows
4 33 (4.78%) Unix
5 18 (2.61%) CentOS
6 10 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.30%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.01%) Debian
9 5 (0.72%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.29%) VMS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Android
12 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (47.54%) DevOps
2 297 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (21.16%) Software Engineering
4 113 (16.38%) Asset Management
5 103 (14.93%) Migration
6 97 (14.06%) Scrum
7 84 (12.17%) ETL
8 79 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 79 (11.45%) Microservices
9 73 (10.58%) Analytics
10 69 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 61 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (8.70%) Decision-Making
13 58 (8.41%) Mentoring
14 47 (6.81%) Data Engineering
15 46 (6.67%) Data Architecture
16 45 (6.52%) Data Modelling
17 43 (6.23%) Deployment Automation
18 37 (5.36%) Data Science
19 32 (4.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 368 (53.33%) Python
2 240 (34.78%) Java
3 120 (17.39%) SQL
4 117 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 76 (11.01%) R
6 50 (7.25%) Bash Shell
6 50 (7.25%) C#
7 47 (6.81%) C++
8 36 (5.22%) Ruby
9 33 (4.78%) Scala
10 23 (3.33%) PHP
11 19 (2.75%) Java 8
12 18 (2.61%) Groovy
13 16 (2.32%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.88%) TypeScript
15 12 (1.74%) C
15 12 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.45%) ES6
16 10 (1.45%) Perl
17 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 78 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 74 (10.72%) AWS Certification
4 18 (2.61%) Degree
5 6 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CCNA
7 1 (0.14%) CCNP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) LPIC
7 1 (0.14%) MCSA
7 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.01%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.58%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.58%) SLA
4 2 (0.29%) GDPR
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.29%) NIST
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 202 (29.28%) Docker
2 16 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.01%) HDFS
3 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.72%) vSphere
5 2 (0.29%) LXC
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 206 (29.86%) Terraform
2 154 (22.32%) Kubernetes
3 97 (14.06%) Ansible
4 86 (12.46%) Puppet
5 57 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (4.64%) Packer
7 21 (3.04%) Prometheus
8 15 (2.17%) Kibana
9 8 (1.16%) Grafana
10 7 (1.01%) Rancher
10 7 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.87%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.72%) Consul
12 5 (0.72%) Sysdig
13 4 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.43%) Nagios
14 3 (0.43%) Salt
14 3 (0.43%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.29%) Nessus
15 2 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 43 (6.23%) Oracle
2 28 (4.06%) Splunk
3 25 (3.62%) SAP
4 21 (3.04%) Informatica
5 20 (2.90%) Talend
6 19 (2.75%) Greenplum
6 19 (2.75%) IBM
7 18 (2.61%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.32%) Tableau
9 15 (2.17%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.03%) Bloomberg
11 11 (1.59%) Google
12 10 (1.45%) Adobe
12 10 (1.45%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.45%) Teradata
13 9 (1.30%) IBM Sterling
13 9 (1.30%) Microsoft
14 8 (1.16%) Ping Identity
15 7 (1.01%) Black Duck
15 7 (1.01%) New Relic