Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 419 526 729
Rank change year-on-year +107 +203 -36
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 561 360 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.21% 3.03% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 264 102
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.27% +5.15%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
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 17,501 11,896 7,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.57% 12.48% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,142 8,177 5,129
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 163 120
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -12.20% -3.82%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.30 £10.95
90th Percentile £53.50 £56.87 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -26.32% +5.56%

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 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily 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 22 January 2018. 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 +116 545 £513 +2.50% 151
London +65 374 £525 +1.94% 99
UK excluding London +59 178 £500 +11.11% 63
South East -1 59 £500 +11.11% 8
South West +16 33 £475 -5.00% 10
North of England +27 29 £433 +2.98% 8
Midlands +18 28 £550 +22.22% 15
North West -6 25 £433 +1.76% 6
West Midlands +24 19 £550 +22.22% 10
East of England -8 18 £525 -8.70% 11
Scotland -17 7 £438 +9.38% 4
Wales +9 5 £450 -40.00% 5
East Midlands -2 5 £475 +18.75% 5
North East +54 2 £550 +37.50%
Yorkshire +7 2 £500 +81.82% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 560 (99.82%) Amazon AWS
2 397 (70.77%) Amazon EC2
3 335 (59.71%) DevOps
4 276 (49.20%) Linux
5 275 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 256 (45.63%) Java
7 215 (38.32%) Docker
7 215 (38.32%) Terraform
8 213 (37.97%) Python
9 206 (36.72%) Jenkins
10 193 (34.40%) Amazon RDS
11 179 (31.91%) Serverless
12 178 (31.73%) Puppet
13 170 (30.30%) AWS Lambda
14 169 (30.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 158 (28.16%) Configuration Management
15 158 (28.16%) Git (software)
16 153 (27.27%) Route 53
17 141 (25.13%) Ansible
18 137 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
19 126 (22.46%) Amazon ELB
20 119 (21.21%) Security Cleared
21 117 (20.86%) Scrum
22 115 (20.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 112 (19.96%) AWS CloudFormation
24 109 (19.43%) Bash Shell
25 97 (17.29%) JIRA
25 97 (17.29%) Elasticsearch
25 97 (17.29%) TDD
26 96 (17.11%) Web Services

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 97 (17.29%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (13.37%) Confluence
3 73 (13.01%) Tomcat
4 65 (11.59%) Apache
5 49 (8.73%) Apache Spark
6 37 (6.60%) nginx
7 21 (3.74%) SAS
8 19 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (2.50%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.78%) CMS
10 10 (1.78%) Jetty
11 8 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (1.43%) JBoss
11 8 (1.43%) Mule
12 7 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.25%) IIS
12 7 (1.25%) Mule ESB
13 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 560 (99.82%) Amazon AWS
2 397 (70.77%) Amazon EC2
3 179 (31.91%) Serverless
4 170 (30.30%) AWS Lambda
5 169 (30.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 153 (27.27%) Route 53
7 126 (22.46%) Amazon ELB
8 115 (20.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 112 (19.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 82 (14.62%) Amazon SQS
11 64 (11.41%) GitHub
12 63 (11.23%) CloudFront
13 48 (8.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 42 (7.49%) Amazon Kinesis
15 41 (7.31%) Amazon EMR
16 26 (4.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 21 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
17 21 (3.74%) PaaS
18 18 (3.21%) Amazon Glacier
19 12 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.52%) HTTP
2 33 (5.88%) SSL
3 32 (5.70%) SSH
4 26 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.46%) DNS
5 25 (4.46%) OpenLDAP
6 22 (3.92%) VPN
7 18 (3.21%) OpenVPN
8 13 (2.32%) Firewall
8 13 (2.32%) FTP
8 13 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.60%) IPsec
10 6 (1.07%) DSL
10 6 (1.07%) Internet
10 6 (1.07%) SMS
11 5 (0.89%) BGP
11 5 (0.89%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.89%) Network Security
12 4 (0.71%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (34.40%) Amazon RDS
2 75 (13.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 68 (12.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 61 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 61 (10.87%) NoSQL
5 59 (10.52%) Hadoop
6 53 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (8.91%) MySQL
8 42 (7.49%) Big Data
9 37 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (6.42%) HBase
11 33 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (3.74%) SQL Server
13 20 (3.57%) Apache Hive
14 16 (2.85%) Relational Database
15 13 (2.32%) BigQuery
15 13 (2.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 13 (2.32%) SAS EBI
16 11 (1.96%) Flink
16 11 (1.96%) Impala
Development Applications
1 206 (36.72%) Jenkins
2 158 (28.16%) Git (software)
3 97 (17.29%) JIRA
4 74 (13.19%) Maven
5 58 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 51 (9.09%) Artifactory
7 35 (6.24%) Cucumber
7 35 (6.24%) JUnit
8 31 (5.53%) SonarQube
9 30 (5.35%) GitLab
10 29 (5.17%) Bitbucket
11 28 (4.99%) Subversion
12 22 (3.92%) Ant
13 20 (3.57%) Liquibase
14 19 (3.39%) IntelliJ
15 14 (2.50%) Gradle
16 11 (1.96%) Selenium
17 10 (1.78%) Mercurial
18 9 (1.60%) TeamCity
18 9 (1.60%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (10.16%) Finance
2 17 (3.03%) Banking
2 17 (3.03%) Marketing
3 12 (2.14%) Retail
4 11 (1.96%) Publishing
5 10 (1.78%) Games
6 4 (0.71%) Legal
6 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.36%) Automotive
7 2 (0.36%) Billing
7 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 185 (32.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 172 (30.66%) Developer
3 143 (25.49%) AWS Engineer
4 109 (19.43%) AWS DevOps
5 97 (17.29%) Java Developer
6 87 (15.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 47 (8.38%) Architect
8 42 (7.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 41 (7.31%) AWS Developer
10 33 (5.88%) Data Engineer
11 25 (4.46%) Consultant
12 22 (3.92%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 19 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
15 17 (3.03%) AWS Architect
16 16 (2.85%) DevOps Consultant
16 16 (2.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 16 (2.85%) Linux Engineer
17 15 (2.67%) ETL Developer
18 14 (2.50%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.11%) Web Services
2 76 (13.55%) Node.js
3 73 (13.01%) Elastic Stack
4 64 (11.41%) REST
5 47 (8.38%) Spring
6 45 (8.02%) JSON
7 43 (7.66%) AngularJS
8 36 (6.42%) Kafka
9 33 (5.88%) React
10 29 (5.17%) RESTful
10 29 (5.17%) XML
11 27 (4.81%) HTML
12 25 (4.46%) CSS
12 25 (4.46%) OAuth
13 23 (4.10%) J2EE
13 23 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (3.92%) SAML
15 21 (3.74%) Hibernate
15 21 (3.74%) HTML5
16 20 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.24%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 15 (2.67%) Fintech
5 14 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (1.60%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.71%) Social Media
10 4 (0.71%) User Experience
11 3 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.53%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.53%) PKI
11 3 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 276 (49.20%) Linux
2 51 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (8.73%) Unix
4 48 (8.56%) CentOS
5 16 (2.85%) Windows
6 14 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.43%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.89%) Android
8 5 (0.89%) Debian
9 3 (0.53%) VMS
10 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (59.71%) DevOps
2 275 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (28.16%) Configuration Management
4 137 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (20.86%) Scrum
6 97 (17.29%) TDD
7 75 (13.37%) Microservices
8 58 (10.34%) ETL
9 53 (9.45%) Kanban
10 52 (9.27%) BDD
11 51 (9.09%) Analytics
11 51 (9.09%) Migration
11 51 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 49 (8.73%) Open Source
13 47 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 46 (8.20%) Continuous Deployment
15 43 (7.66%) Software Engineering
16 39 (6.95%) Load Balancing
17 38 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (5.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 256 (45.63%) Java
2 213 (37.97%) Python
3 109 (19.43%) Bash Shell
4 93 (16.58%) Ruby
5 71 (12.66%) SQL
6 56 (9.98%) JavaScript
7 43 (7.66%) Scala
8 37 (6.60%) Groovy
9 36 (6.42%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.74%) PHP
11 20 (3.57%) Perl
12 19 (3.39%) Go
13 14 (2.50%) C#
13 14 (2.50%) R
14 9 (1.60%) C
15 8 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.89%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.89%) ES6
16 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 80 (14.26%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.28%) AWS Certification
3 24 (4.28%) Degree
4 9 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) RHCE
7 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.57%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) GPG13
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 215 (38.32%) Docker
2 24 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (4.10%) Squid
4 18 (3.21%) Postfix
4 18 (3.21%) vCloud
5 15 (2.67%) HDFS
6 7 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (1.07%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.07%) Xen
8 5 (0.89%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.89%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.53%) NFS
10 2 (0.36%) Firmware
11 1 (0.18%) BIND 9
11 1 (0.18%) Ceph
11 1 (0.18%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.18%) iptables
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 215 (38.32%) Terraform
2 178 (31.73%) Puppet
3 141 (25.13%) Ansible
4 91 (16.22%) Kubernetes
5 88 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (11.94%) Kibana
7 56 (9.98%) logstash
8 33 (5.88%) ZABBIX
9 31 (5.53%) Grafana
10 27 (4.81%) Packer
10 27 (4.81%) Prometheus
11 23 (4.10%) Mesos
11 23 (4.10%) Nagios
11 23 (4.10%) Rancher
11 23 (4.10%) Sysdig
12 21 (3.74%) Rsyslog
13 20 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (2.32%) Consul
15 12 (2.14%) collectd
15 12 (2.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (5.17%) Atlassian
2 28 (4.99%) VMware
3 26 (4.63%) Oracle
4 24 (4.28%) Splunk
5 21 (3.74%) Adobe
5 21 (3.74%) MuleSoft
6 20 (3.57%) Google
7 19 (3.39%) Tableau
8 18 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (3.21%) Sonatype
9 17 (3.03%) New Relic
10 15 (2.67%) SaltStack
11 14 (2.50%) SAP
12 13 (2.32%) Microsoft
13 11 (1.96%) Rackspace
14 10 (1.78%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.60%) AppDynamics
16 8 (1.43%) IBM
16 8 (1.43%) Talend