Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 617 741
Rank change year-on-year +75 +124 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 328 276 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.53% 2.63% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 219 92
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% +8.14%
10th Percentile £369 £371 £314
90th Percentile £606 £578 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12949 10509 6562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.62% 9.55% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8846 7324 4263
UK median daily rate £453 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £269 £288 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 165 160
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +32.35%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.40 £46.95 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.79 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.86% -21.08% +33.33%

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 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily 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 23 July 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 +93 300 £500 +5.26% 59
London +55 189 £525 +10.53% 37
UK excluding London +71 137 £450 -2.70% 27
North of England +42 37 £500 +2.56% 5
South East +37 30 £425 -10.53% 5
South West +17 27 £450 +12.50% 4
North West +24 26 £500 +2.56% 4
East of England +3 15 £425 -12.82% 4
Scotland +45 14 £425 +4.62% 4
Wales 0 11 £425 -5.56% 2
North East - 6 £500 -
Yorkshire +25 5 £475 - 1
Midlands +21 5 £400 -5.88% 3
East Midlands -7 5 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +27 1 £500 +21.21% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 327 (99.70%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (71.65%) Amazon EC2
3 195 (59.45%) DevOps
4 186 (56.71%) Linux
5 147 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (41.46%) Jenkins
7 127 (38.72%) Puppet
8 115 (35.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 114 (34.76%) Docker
9 114 (34.76%) Python
10 108 (32.93%) Ansible
11 106 (32.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 102 (31.10%) Git (software)
13 100 (30.49%) Java
14 98 (29.88%) Amazon RDS
15 86 (26.22%) Terraform
16 83 (25.30%) Web Services
17 79 (24.09%) Configuration Management
17 79 (24.09%) Amazon ELB
18 78 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (21.95%) Route 53
20 70 (21.34%) Ruby
20 70 (21.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 67 (20.43%) Bash Shell
22 66 (20.12%) AWS Lambda
23 64 (19.51%) Amazon SQS
24 62 (18.90%) Scrum
25 60 (18.29%) Microservices
26 58 (17.68%) Opscode Chef
27 55 (16.77%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 44 (13.41%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (10.06%) Confluence
3 31 (9.45%) Apache
4 28 (8.54%) nginx
5 21 (6.40%) Apache Spark
6 17 (5.18%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.66%) IIS
8 10 (3.05%) SAS
9 7 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (1.83%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.83%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.22%) Luigi
13 3 (0.91%) Jetty
13 3 (0.91%) Mongrel
13 3 (0.91%) WordPress
14 2 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) HipChat
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 327 (99.70%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (71.65%) Amazon EC2
3 115 (35.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 106 (32.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 79 (24.09%) Amazon ELB
6 72 (21.95%) Route 53
7 70 (21.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 66 (20.12%) AWS Lambda
9 64 (19.51%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (10.67%) CloudFront
11 30 (9.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 30 (9.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 28 (8.54%) GitHub
12 28 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (6.71%) Amazon EMR
14 17 (5.18%) PaaS
15 15 (4.57%) Amazon Kinesis
16 14 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (3.96%) AWS CloudTrail
18 7 (2.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.50%) HTTP
2 22 (6.71%) DNS
3 17 (5.18%) DSL
4 15 (4.57%) SSL
4 15 (4.57%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.27%) VPN
6 13 (3.96%) OpenLDAP
7 11 (3.35%) SSH
8 10 (3.05%) OpenVPN
9 9 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.13%) Network Security
10 7 (2.13%) SMTP
11 6 (1.83%) Firewall
11 6 (1.83%) Internet
12 5 (1.52%) DHCP
12 5 (1.52%) IPsec
13 4 (1.22%) WAN
14 3 (0.91%) FTP
14 3 (0.91%) LAN
15 2 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.88%) Amazon RDS
2 55 (16.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 44 (13.41%) Big Data
4 42 (12.80%) Hadoop
5 39 (11.89%) MySQL
6 32 (9.76%) NoSQL
7 30 (9.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 28 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (7.93%) MongoDB
10 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
11 18 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (5.18%) Apache Hive
12 17 (5.18%) HBase
13 16 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (3.05%) Redis
15 8 (2.44%) Impala
16 7 (2.13%) Sqoop
17 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
18 5 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
18 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 136 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 102 (31.10%) Git (software)
3 49 (14.94%) JIRA
4 37 (11.28%) Maven
5 23 (7.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (6.10%) JUnit
7 19 (5.79%) Bitbucket
8 17 (5.18%) Vagrant
9 15 (4.57%) Ant
9 15 (4.57%) SonarQube
10 14 (4.27%) Artifactory
10 14 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (3.96%) TeamCity
12 12 (3.66%) GitLab
13 11 (3.35%) Eclipse
13 11 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (3.05%) Liquibase
15 9 (2.74%) git-flow
15 9 (2.74%) Gradle
16 8 (2.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (6.71%) Finance
2 11 (3.35%) Marketing
3 8 (2.44%) Banking
4 6 (1.83%) Publishing
5 4 (1.22%) Games
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Advertising
6 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 129 (39.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (27.13%) AWS Engineer
3 76 (23.17%) Developer
4 69 (21.04%) AWS DevOps
5 66 (20.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 35 (10.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 29 (8.84%) Java Developer
8 26 (7.93%) AWS Developer
9 23 (7.01%) Architect
10 14 (4.27%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.35%) Administrator
12 11 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.35%) WebOps Engineer
13 10 (3.05%) Big Data Engineer
13 10 (3.05%) Data Engineer
13 10 (3.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 9 (2.74%) AWS Architect
14 9 (2.74%) AWS Specialist
14 9 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (25.30%) Web Services
2 50 (15.24%) Node.js
3 46 (14.02%) REST
4 38 (11.59%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (6.71%) AngularJS
6 19 (5.79%) RESTful
7 18 (5.49%) JSON
7 18 (5.49%) Kafka
7 18 (5.49%) Spring
8 17 (5.18%) HTML
9 16 (4.88%) .NET
10 15 (4.57%) CSS
11 12 (3.66%) J2EE
12 10 (3.05%) LAMP
12 10 (3.05%) MCollective
12 10 (3.05%) React
13 8 (2.44%) XML
14 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.13%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (4.27%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.13%) User Experience
6 6 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.83%) PKI
7 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.22%) Fintech
8 4 (1.22%) Semantic Web
9 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.61%) Clustering
10 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.61%) iSeries
10 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 186 (56.71%) Linux
2 47 (14.33%) Windows
3 30 (9.15%) CentOS
3 30 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (9.15%) Unix
4 27 (8.23%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.22%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Android
8 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.61%) Debian
8 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (59.45%) DevOps
2 147 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (24.09%) Configuration Management
4 78 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (18.90%) Scrum
6 60 (18.29%) Microservices
7 55 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 39 (11.89%) TDD
9 35 (10.67%) Kanban
10 29 (8.84%) BDD
11 28 (8.54%) Auto-Scaling
12 26 (7.93%) ETL
12 26 (7.93%) Migration
13 22 (6.71%) Load Balancing
14 21 (6.40%) Analytics
15 19 (5.79%) Continuous Deployment
15 19 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (5.49%) Test Automation
17 17 (5.18%) Coaching
17 17 (5.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.76%) Python
2 100 (30.49%) Java
3 70 (21.34%) Ruby
4 67 (20.43%) Bash Shell
5 51 (15.55%) JavaScript
6 43 (13.11%) SQL
7 27 (8.23%) Scala
8 23 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 23 (7.01%) Shell Script
9 22 (6.71%) PHP
10 16 (4.88%) Groovy
10 16 (4.88%) Perl
11 13 (3.96%) C#
12 10 (3.05%) Go
12 10 (3.05%) R
13 7 (2.13%) Clojure
14 5 (1.52%) Korn
15 4 (1.22%) C
15 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.79%) AWS Certification
3 17 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.22%) Degree
6 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.61%) CCNA
7 2 (0.61%) CISA
7 2 (0.61%) CISM
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.61%) PMP
8 1 (0.30%) CCNP
8 1 (0.30%) CEH
8 1 (0.30%) GIAC
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.35%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.91%) GPG13
3 1 (0.30%) GCP
3 1 (0.30%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (34.76%) Docker
2 17 (5.18%) HDFS
3 13 (3.96%) Squid
4 12 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 10 (3.05%) Postfix
5 10 (3.05%) vCloud
5 10 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.22%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.22%) Xen
8 3 (0.91%) LXC
8 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.61%) vSphere
10 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 127 (38.72%) Puppet
2 108 (32.93%) Ansible
3 86 (26.22%) Terraform
4 58 (17.68%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (11.89%) Kubernetes
6 33 (10.06%) Kibana
7 31 (9.45%) logstash
8 23 (7.01%) Mesos
9 22 (6.71%) Graphite
10 17 (5.18%) ZABBIX
11 15 (4.57%) Nagios
11 15 (4.57%) Rsyslog
12 13 (3.96%) Sysdig
13 12 (3.66%) Packer
13 12 (3.66%) Rundeck
14 11 (3.35%) Hadoop YARN
15 10 (3.05%) Docker Swarm
15 10 (3.05%) Rancher
16 9 (2.74%) Prometheus
17 8 (2.44%) Marathon
Vendors
1 35 (10.67%) Red Hat
2 34 (10.37%) VMware
3 21 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.10%) Oracle
5 16 (4.88%) Cloudera
6 14 (4.27%) Google
7 12 (3.66%) New Relic
8 10 (3.05%) Sonatype
9 8 (2.44%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.13%) Splunk
11 6 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.83%) Tableau
12 5 (1.52%) Adobe
12 5 (1.52%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.52%) SAP
13 4 (1.22%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.91%) ForgeRock
15 2 (0.61%) Talend
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £550 per annum 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Rate: Dependant on role
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago