Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 403 533
Rank change year-on-year +154 +130 +94
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 995 595 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.89% 2.76% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 440 238
UK median daily rate £525 £547 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +9.30% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £375
90th Percentile £675 £638 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK 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 25,589 21,535 12,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.07% 21.30% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,560 14,703 8,950
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 310 186
UK median hourly rate £23.08 £18.95 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -0.29% -3.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.98 £10.63
90th Percentile £62.00 £56.25 £60.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.49 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +32.31% -2.86% +7.69%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019. 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 +156 962 £525 -4.55% 80
London +96 644 £550 - 47
UK excluding London +160 339 £500 +5.26% 35
North of England +79 95 £495 +10.00% 14
South East +71 87 £481 +4.05% 2
Midlands +38 51 £488 +14.71% 4
South West +11 50 £550 +10.00% 7
North West +49 49 £500 +16.96% 7
West Midlands +29 45 £481 -3.75% 4
East of England +32 35 £475 -9.52% 6
Yorkshire +31 30 £450 - 5
North East +33 16 £495 -5.71% 2
Scotland +30 11 £455 -9.00% 2
Wales - 10 £450 -
East Midlands +12 6 £550 +37.50%

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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.

1 976 (98.09%) Amazon AWS
2 616 (61.91%) Amazon EC2
3 541 (54.37%) DevOps
4 533 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 524 (52.66%) Python
6 504 (50.65%) Serverless
7 494 (49.65%) AWS Lambda
8 425 (42.71%) Terraform
9 424 (42.61%) Amazon RDS
10 397 (39.90%) Java
11 380 (38.19%) Docker
12 355 (35.68%) Linux
13 320 (32.16%) Jenkins
14 303 (30.45%) Kubernetes
15 287 (28.84%) Amazon SQS
16 275 (27.64%) AWS CloudFormation
17 273 (27.44%) Amazon Redshift
18 268 (26.93%) Web Services
19 255 (25.63%) Finance
20 254 (25.53%) Ansible
21 226 (22.71%) Git (software)
22 214 (21.51%) Amazon ECS
23 210 (21.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 209 (21.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 198 (19.90%) Software Engineering
26 194 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
27 173 (17.39%) SQL
28 164 (16.48%) Amazon ELB
29 163 (16.38%) Kafka
30 154 (15.48%) Big Data

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
1 132 (13.27%) Apache Spark
2 111 (11.16%) Apache
3 86 (8.64%) Confluence
4 64 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (3.32%) Apache Airflow
6 26 (2.61%) nginx
7 22 (2.21%) Apache Solr
8 17 (1.71%) Luigi
9 11 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.01%) IIS
11 9 (0.90%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.70%) JBoss
12 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.50%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.40%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.40%) SAS
14 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.20%) CMS
15 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.10%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 976 (98.09%) Amazon AWS
2 616 (61.91%) Amazon EC2
3 504 (50.65%) Serverless
4 494 (49.65%) AWS Lambda
5 287 (28.84%) Amazon SQS
6 275 (27.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 214 (21.51%) Amazon ECS
8 210 (21.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 209 (21.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 164 (16.48%) Amazon ELB
11 146 (14.67%) Route 53
12 131 (13.17%) Amazon EMR
12 131 (13.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 118 (11.86%) OpenShift
14 114 (11.46%) CloudFront
15 107 (10.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 83 (8.34%) GitHub
17 62 (6.23%) AWS CloudTrail
18 59 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
19 52 (5.23%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.32%) Firewall
2 40 (4.02%) HTTP
3 36 (3.62%) VPN
4 28 (2.81%) DNS
5 12 (1.21%) MQTT
6 11 (1.11%) IPsec
6 11 (1.11%) SSL
6 11 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.01%) DHCP
7 10 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.80%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.70%) DMZ
9 7 (0.70%) RTMP
10 6 (0.60%) WAN
11 5 (0.50%) Network Security
12 4 (0.40%) DSL
12 4 (0.40%) Internet
12 4 (0.40%) SSH
13 3 (0.30%) FTP
13 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (42.61%) Amazon RDS
2 273 (27.44%) Amazon Redshift
3 154 (15.48%) Big Data
4 144 (14.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 120 (12.06%) MySQL
6 113 (11.36%) NoSQL
7 109 (10.95%) MongoDB
8 107 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
9 105 (10.55%) Amazon Athena
10 94 (9.45%) Hadoop
11 76 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (6.53%) Relational Database
13 62 (6.23%) Apache Hive
14 46 (4.62%) SQL Server
15 37 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 37 (3.72%) Data Lake
16 34 (3.42%) Amazon Aurora
17 26 (2.61%) HBase
17 26 (2.61%) RDBMS
18 24 (2.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 320 (32.16%) Jenkins
2 226 (22.71%) Git (software)
3 151 (15.18%) Artifactory
4 125 (12.56%) GitLab
5 113 (11.36%) JIRA
6 69 (6.93%) RStudio
7 47 (4.72%) Maven
8 41 (4.12%) Bitbucket
9 37 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (3.02%) SonarQube
10 30 (3.02%) Travis CI
11 24 (2.41%) Cucumber
12 23 (2.31%) CircleCI
12 23 (2.31%) Selenium
13 21 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.81%) Subversion
14 18 (1.81%) Vagrant
15 17 (1.71%) JUnit
16 16 (1.61%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.21%) EasyMock
General
1 255 (25.63%) Finance
2 72 (7.24%) Front Office
3 34 (3.42%) Retail
4 19 (1.91%) Financial Institution
5 18 (1.81%) Banking
6 14 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.31%) Legal
7 13 (1.31%) Marketing
8 9 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.90%) Publishing
9 8 (0.80%) Games
10 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 7 (0.70%) Billing
11 6 (0.60%) Law
12 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 354 (35.58%) Developer
2 288 (28.94%) AWS Engineer
3 229 (23.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 194 (19.50%) AWS Developer
5 172 (17.29%) AWS DevOps
6 162 (16.28%) Data Engineer
7 127 (12.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 107 (10.75%) Java Developer
9 92 (9.25%) Senior Developer
10 66 (6.63%) Architect
11 58 (5.83%) Angular Developer
11 58 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
11 58 (5.83%) Python Developer
12 49 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
13 45 (4.52%) Java Software Developer
14 43 (4.32%) UI Developer
15 42 (4.22%) Lead Developer
16 40 (4.02%) Python Engineer
17 39 (3.92%) JavaScript Engineer
18 38 (3.82%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (26.93%) Web Services
2 163 (16.38%) Kafka
3 140 (14.07%) J2EE
4 97 (9.75%) Node.js
5 90 (9.05%) AngularJS
6 79 (7.94%) JSON
7 56 (5.63%) React
7 56 (5.63%) XML
8 49 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
8 49 (4.92%) SOAP
9 46 (4.62%) J2SE
10 42 (4.22%) REST
11 38 (3.82%) HTML
12 37 (3.72%) Vue.js
13 36 (3.62%) Apache NiFi
13 36 (3.62%) CSS
13 36 (3.62%) Spring
14 35 (3.52%) Spring Boot
15 34 (3.42%) .NET
16 31 (3.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.04%) Fixed Income
3 41 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 33 (3.32%) Cloud Native
5 27 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.91%) PKI
8 19 (1.91%) User Experience
9 17 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
10 16 (1.61%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.51%) Clustering
12 14 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
14 11 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
15 10 (1.01%) Digital Media
15 10 (1.01%) Life Science
16 9 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 355 (35.68%) Linux
2 107 (10.75%) Windows
3 94 (9.45%) Unix
4 89 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (5.03%) CentOS
6 28 (2.81%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.11%) Debian
9 7 (0.70%) Android
9 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.30%) Fedora
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (54.37%) DevOps
2 533 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (19.90%) Software Engineering
4 194 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (14.87%) Microservices
6 147 (14.77%) Scrum
7 145 (14.57%) Asset Management
8 138 (13.87%) Configuration Management
9 133 (13.37%) Open Source
10 113 (11.36%) Analytics
10 113 (11.36%) Migration
11 109 (10.95%) ETL
12 104 (10.45%) Data Modelling
13 93 (9.35%) TDD
14 88 (8.84%) Test Automation
15 81 (8.14%) Decision-Making
16 79 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 74 (7.44%) Infrastructure as Code
18 72 (7.24%) Deployment Automation
19 61 (6.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 524 (52.66%) Python
2 397 (39.90%) Java
3 173 (17.39%) SQL
4 144 (14.47%) Bash Shell
5 119 (11.96%) JavaScript
6 102 (10.25%) Scala
7 56 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 48 (4.82%) Java 8
9 47 (4.72%) Ruby
9 47 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.41%) C#
11 21 (2.11%) Go
12 20 (2.01%) ES6
13 18 (1.81%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.71%) Perl
14 17 (1.71%) PHP
15 15 (1.51%) Groovy
16 12 (1.21%) R
17 7 (0.70%) C
17 7 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 133 (13.37%) AWS Certification
2 125 (12.56%) Security Cleared
3 108 (10.85%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.82%) Degree
5 12 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.70%) CISSP
9 4 (0.40%) CISMP
9 4 (0.40%) RHCE
10 3 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.30%) CISM
11 1 (0.10%) CCNA
11 1 (0.10%) CCNP
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.32%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.81%) QA
3 9 (0.90%) GDPR
4 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 380 (38.19%) Docker
2 26 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.51%) Apache Flume
4 23 (2.31%) HDFS
5 11 (1.11%) Squid
6 8 (0.80%) Snort
7 6 (0.60%) LXC
8 5 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 5 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.20%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 425 (42.71%) Terraform
2 303 (30.45%) Kubernetes
3 254 (25.53%) Ansible
4 151 (15.18%) Puppet
5 98 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (4.72%) Packer
7 29 (2.91%) Prometheus
8 28 (2.81%) Grafana
9 19 (1.91%) Hadoop YARN
10 16 (1.61%) HAProxy
11 15 (1.51%) Kibana
12 14 (1.41%) Rancher
13 12 (1.21%) Nagios
14 11 (1.11%) Mesos
14 11 (1.11%) SCCM
15 10 (1.01%) logstash
15 10 (1.01%) Oozie
16 9 (0.90%) Rundeck
17 8 (0.80%) FortiGate
17 8 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (5.93%) Atlassian
2 58 (5.83%) Oracle
3 46 (4.62%) Tableau
4 37 (3.72%) Informatica
5 32 (3.22%) SAP
5 32 (3.22%) Splunk
6 30 (3.02%) IBM
7 25 (2.51%) Microsoft
8 24 (2.41%) IBM Sterling
9 18 (1.81%) Google
9 18 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
10 16 (1.61%) SaltStack
10 16 (1.61%) Talend
11 14 (1.41%) Teradata
12 13 (1.31%) Black Duck
12 13 (1.31%) Citrix
12 13 (1.31%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.11%) Dynatrace
14 10 (1.01%) Hortonworks
14 10 (1.01%) New Relic