Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 231 246
Rank change year-on-year +32 +15 +159
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 964 422 1,024
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.15% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.80% 3.76% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 341 623
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
25th Percentile £463 £500 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £606 £638 £600
90th Percentile £713 £703 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
10th Percentile £50.23 " £14.43
25th Percentile £50.56 " £20.69
Median hourly rate £52.25 - £31.25
75th Percentile £53.38 " £41.69
90th Percentile " " £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 25,387 11,218 26,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.38% 30.54% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,229 7,907 18,208
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
25th Percentile £419 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.60% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £576
90th Percentile £688 £685 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 165 324
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.25 £12.74
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate £21.03 £20.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.44% +17.14%
75th Percentile £45.00 £37.00 £36.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £54.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%

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 29 July 2021.

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 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 29 July 2021. 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 +6 719 £525 -4.55% 193
London +43 533 £540 -1.82% 100
Work from Home -41 338 £525 - 33
UK excluding London -42 254 £475 -9.52% 110
Scotland +35 115 £465 +3.33% 11
North of England -60 39 £500 -13.42% 37
South East -50 37 £557 +11.40% 18
North West -28 28 £500 +2.56% 27
Midlands -20 26 £475 -18.63% 15
West Midlands -13 25 £475 -18.63% 12
South West -36 19 £475 -9.52% 9
Wales -13 10 £523 +7.18% 6
East of England -26 9 £483 -19.58% 12
North East -15 6 £475 -45.71% 3
Yorkshire -44 5 £519 -17.00% 7
East Midlands - 1 £586 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 949 (98.44%) AWS
2 644 (66.80%) Serverless
3 628 (65.15%) AWS Lambda
4 488 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
5 405 (42.01%) Python
6 380 (39.42%) Terraform
7 377 (39.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 359 (37.24%) Docker
9 354 (36.72%) JavaScript
10 348 (36.10%) React
11 332 (34.44%) Amazon SQS
12 329 (34.13%) Amazon RDS
13 325 (33.71%) TypeScript
14 315 (32.68%) Software Engineering
15 306 (31.74%) Kubernetes
16 294 (30.50%) Amazon EC2
17 293 (30.39%) Java
18 276 (28.63%) Finance
19 275 (28.53%) Web Services
20 267 (27.70%) Node.js
21 264 (27.39%) Full Stack Development
22 253 (26.24%) AWS Step Functions
23 228 (23.65%) DevOps
24 213 (22.10%) Asset Management
25 210 (21.78%) Front Office
26 209 (21.68%) SQL
27 201 (20.85%) AWS CloudFormation
28 187 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
29 181 (18.78%) Investment Management
30 176 (18.26%) Material-UI

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 85 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 84 (8.71%) Apache Airflow
3 75 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (7.16%) Apache
5 63 (6.54%) Confluence
6 17 (1.76%) Jupyter
7 10 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.93%) nginx
9 7 (0.73%) Luigi
9 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.41%) CMS
12 4 (0.41%) SAS
13 3 (0.31%) Drupal
13 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.10%) GeoServer
Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) SPSS
4 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.10%) Maximo
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 949 (98.44%) AWS
2 644 (66.80%) Serverless
3 628 (65.15%) AWS Lambda
4 332 (34.44%) Amazon SQS
5 294 (30.50%) Amazon EC2
6 253 (26.24%) AWS Step Functions
7 201 (20.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 103 (10.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 101 (10.48%) Azure
10 97 (10.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 92 (9.54%) Amazon ECS
12 91 (9.44%) Route 53
13 72 (7.47%) Amazon EKS
14 71 (7.37%) Amazon EMR
14 71 (7.37%) OpenShift
15 64 (6.64%) GitHub
16 61 (6.33%) CloudFront
17 60 (6.22%) AWS CodePipeline
18 50 (5.19%) Amazon Kinesis
19 46 (4.77%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.70%) DNS
2 15 (1.56%) SSL
3 11 (1.14%) HTTP
3 11 (1.14%) Internet
4 10 (1.04%) VPN
5 9 (0.93%) DHCP
6 8 (0.83%) Firewall
7 7 (0.73%) MQTT
7 7 (0.73%) VoIP
8 4 (0.41%) DSL
8 4 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.31%) 5G
9 3 (0.31%) FTP
9 3 (0.31%) Wireless
10 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.10%) IPsec
11 1 (0.10%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.10%) Skype
11 1 (0.10%) VLAN
11 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (39.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 329 (34.13%) Amazon RDS
3 187 (19.40%) PostgreSQL
4 120 (12.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 99 (10.27%) Amazon Aurora
6 95 (9.85%) Amazon Athena
7 81 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (7.78%) Big Data
9 63 (6.54%) SQL Server
10 61 (6.33%) Hadoop
11 60 (6.22%) Data Lake
12 56 (5.81%) MongoDB
12 56 (5.81%) Relational Database
13 55 (5.71%) NoSQL
14 51 (5.29%) MySQL
15 38 (3.94%) Oracle Database
16 37 (3.84%) Apache Hive
17 29 (3.01%) Metadata
18 22 (2.28%) Pentaho
18 22 (2.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 169 (17.53%) Jenkins
2 119 (12.34%) Git (software)
3 103 (10.68%) JIRA
4 56 (5.81%) GitLab
5 36 (3.73%) Artifactory
6 35 (3.63%) SonarQube
7 34 (3.53%) JUnit
8 33 (3.42%) Maven
9 29 (3.01%) Cypress.io
10 28 (2.90%) webpack
11 27 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
12 21 (2.18%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.76%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.66%) Selenium
15 15 (1.56%) RStudio
16 13 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (1.35%) CircleCI
16 13 (1.35%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.04%) Mockito
18 9 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 276 (28.63%) Finance
2 210 (21.78%) Front Office
3 104 (10.79%) Social Skills
4 75 (7.78%) Public Sector
5 36 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
7 9 (0.93%) Marketing
8 8 (0.83%) Banking
9 7 (0.73%) Music Industry
10 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.62%) Legal
11 5 (0.52%) Law
12 4 (0.41%) Avionics
12 4 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.41%) Retail
13 3 (0.31%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.31%) Games
13 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 380 (39.42%) Developer
2 216 (22.41%) AWS Engineer
3 205 (21.27%) AWS Developer
4 152 (15.77%) React Developer
5 141 (14.63%) Data Engineer
6 135 (14.00%) Software Engineer
7 102 (10.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 92 (9.54%) Architect
9 91 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 87 (9.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 75 (7.78%) Node.js Developer
12 67 (6.95%) Python Engineer
13 64 (6.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 63 (6.54%) Java Developer
15 58 (6.02%) AWS Architect
16 51 (5.29%) JavaScript Engineer
17 46 (4.77%) AWS Software Engineer
18 45 (4.67%) AWS DevOps
19 42 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
20 40 (4.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (36.10%) React
2 275 (28.53%) Web Services
3 267 (27.70%) Node.js
4 176 (18.26%) Material-UI
5 83 (8.61%) CSS
6 81 (8.40%) Spring
7 77 (7.99%) Kafka
8 73 (7.57%) AngularJS
9 72 (7.47%) REST
10 66 (6.85%) HTML
11 60 (6.22%) Spring Boot
12 55 (5.71%) RESTful
13 51 (5.29%) JSON
14 39 (4.05%) PySpark
15 36 (3.73%) GraphQL
15 36 (3.73%) Vue.js
16 34 (3.53%) Spring Security
17 30 (3.11%) .NET
18 28 (2.90%) Swagger
19 25 (2.59%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.19%) Legacy Systems
2 49 (5.08%) Cloud Native
3 43 (4.46%) User Experience
4 36 (3.73%) Derivative
5 35 (3.63%) Equities
5 35 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (3.53%) Fixed Income
7 27 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 17 (1.76%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.35%) Legacy Applications
11 12 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.04%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.93%) Life Science
15 8 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.89%) Linux
2 48 (4.98%) Windows
3 25 (2.59%) Unix
4 21 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 15 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.73%) CentOS
8 5 (0.52%) Android
8 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.52%) VMS
9 4 (0.41%) Alpine Linux
9 4 (0.41%) Debian
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (32.68%) Software Engineering
3 264 (27.39%) Full Stack Development
4 228 (23.65%) DevOps
5 213 (22.10%) Asset Management
6 181 (18.78%) Investment Management
7 162 (16.80%) Microservices
8 143 (14.83%) Infrastructure as Code
9 134 (13.90%) ETL
10 130 (13.49%) Analytics
11 94 (9.75%) TDD
12 88 (9.13%) Test Automation
13 77 (7.99%) Data Pipeline
14 67 (6.95%) Migration
14 67 (6.95%) Unit Testing
15 65 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (6.74%) Scrum
16 59 (6.12%) Data Engineering
17 57 (5.91%) Mentoring
18 55 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 405 (42.01%) Python
2 354 (36.72%) JavaScript
3 325 (33.71%) TypeScript
4 293 (30.39%) Java
5 209 (21.68%) SQL
6 76 (7.88%) Scala
7 54 (5.60%) Bash Shell
8 39 (4.05%) Kotlin
9 35 (3.63%) Java 8
10 33 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 26 (2.70%) Java 11
12 25 (2.59%) R
13 22 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.07%) C#
14 20 (2.07%) Groovy
15 19 (1.97%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.76%) C++
17 14 (1.45%) Go
17 14 (1.45%) PHP
18 10 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 63 (6.54%) AWS Certification
3 61 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 46 (4.77%) Degree
5 27 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.73%) CISSP
8 6 (0.62%) OCP
8 6 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.41%) CISA
9 4 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.31%) CISM
10 3 (0.31%) CRISC
10 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.21%) ISEB
11 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.21%) PhD
11 2 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.68%) Accessibility
2 30 (3.11%) QA
3 29 (3.01%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.93%) GDPR
5 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.10%) IFRS
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 359 (37.24%) Docker
2 25 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.28%) HDFS
4 7 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 380 (39.42%) Terraform
2 306 (31.74%) Kubernetes
3 98 (10.17%) Ansible
4 93 (9.65%) Grafana
5 25 (2.59%) Kibana
6 22 (2.28%) Puppet
7 21 (2.18%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (1.56%) Bosun
9 15 (1.56%) VictorOps
10 12 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 12 (1.24%) Packer
11 10 (1.04%) Oozie
12 5 (0.52%) Istio
13 4 (0.41%) Mesos
13 4 (0.41%) Nagios
14 3 (0.31%) logstash
14 3 (0.31%) Rancher
14 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (7.47%) Oracle
2 40 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.73%) Cloudera
4 34 (3.53%) Google
5 28 (2.90%) Databricks
6 26 (2.70%) Informatica
7 24 (2.49%) Splunk
8 19 (1.97%) SAP
9 18 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 16 (1.66%) Veracode
11 13 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.14%) CA
13 9 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.52%) Hortonworks
14 5 (0.52%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.52%) Netezza
14 5 (0.52%) VMware
15 4 (0.41%) Confluent
15 4 (0.41%) Teradata