Period
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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 254 183 244
Rank change year-on-year -71 +61 +43
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 923 836 521
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.43% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.00% 4.04% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 691 403
10th Percentile £424 £413 £425
25th Percentile £482 £463 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £638
90th Percentile £701 £713 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
10th Percentile £67.00 £23.15 -
25th Percentile £73.75 £25.95 -
Median hourly rate £85.00 £33.75 -
Median % change year-on-year +151.85% - -
75th Percentile - £42.50 -
90th Percentile - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 30,816 20,671 14,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.53% 35.45% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,417 14,838 10,364
10th Percentile £341 £323 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 341 230
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.17 £12.61
25th Percentile £15.37 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.86 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.64% +9.30% +5.26%
75th Percentile £54.00 £45.00 £34.31
90th Percentile £70.09 £63.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +11.43%

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 23 May 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -59 697 £550 +4.76% 128
Work from Home -59 585 £550 +4.76% 67
London -82 467 £550 +4.76% 75
UK excluding London -59 246 £525 +10.53% 65
Scotland -28 72 £525 +15.38% 11
South East -6 59 £548 +15.26% 12
North of England -39 48 £580 +16.00% 20
North West -28 36 £595 +25.26% 8
Midlands -47 27 £500 +17.65% 3
East of England -9 24 £493 +23.13% 6
West Midlands -47 18 £535 +4.14% 3
South West -26 13 £525 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire -26 12 £525 -6.67% 11
East Midlands -17 9 £450 +5.88%
Wales -22 3 £488 -8.02% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 867 (93.93%) AWS
2 475 (51.46%) Serverless
3 451 (48.86%) AWS Lambda
4 416 (45.07%) Agile
5 414 (44.85%) Python
6 382 (41.39%) Amazon EC2
7 370 (40.09%) DevOps
8 345 (37.38%) CI/CD
9 299 (32.39%) Terraform
10 271 (29.36%) Amazon RDS
11 264 (28.60%) Jenkins
11 264 (28.60%) Docker
12 252 (27.30%) Kubernetes
13 245 (26.54%) Java
14 228 (24.70%) Git (software)
15 218 (23.62%) Linux
16 216 (23.40%) SQL
17 203 (21.99%) Infrastructure as Code
18 201 (21.78%) AWS CloudFormation
18 201 (21.78%) Microservices
18 201 (21.78%) ETL
19 190 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
20 189 (20.48%) Security Cleared
21 180 (19.50%) Finance
22 159 (17.23%) Azure
23 158 (17.12%) JavaScript
24 153 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
25 150 (16.25%) SC Cleared
26 148 (16.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 146 (15.82%) Analytics

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
1 117 (12.68%) Apache Spark
2 49 (5.31%) Confluence
3 47 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.14%) Apache
5 21 (2.28%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (1.84%) nginx
7 14 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.19%) GeoServer
9 9 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.76%) IIS
10 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.54%) Documentum
11 5 (0.54%) FileNet
12 3 (0.33%) Apache Pulsar
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
12 3 (0.33%) Luigi
12 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 867 (93.93%) AWS
2 475 (51.46%) Serverless
3 451 (48.86%) AWS Lambda
4 382 (41.39%) Amazon EC2
5 201 (21.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 159 (17.23%) Azure
7 148 (16.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 138 (14.95%) Amazon SQS
9 123 (13.33%) Amazon ECS
10 121 (13.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 111 (12.03%) Route 53
12 109 (11.81%) GitHub
13 100 (10.83%) Amazon EMR
14 98 (10.62%) OpenShift
15 95 (10.29%) Amazon EKS
16 70 (7.58%) AWS CodePipeline
17 68 (7.37%) GCP
18 65 (7.04%) Amazon Kinesis
18 65 (7.04%) CloudFront
19 60 (6.50%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.28%) DNS
2 31 (3.36%) Firewall
3 26 (2.82%) VPN
4 20 (2.17%) DHCP
5 17 (1.84%) HTTP
6 12 (1.30%) FTP
7 11 (1.19%) Internet
8 9 (0.98%) Network Security
9 8 (0.87%) SSL
10 7 (0.76%) Skype
10 7 (0.76%) SSH
10 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (0.43%) SMTP
13 3 (0.33%) IPsec
13 3 (0.33%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.22%) Calico
14 2 (0.22%) Intranet
14 2 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
15 1 (0.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (29.36%) Amazon RDS
2 190 (20.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 153 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
4 129 (13.98%) Amazon Athena
5 128 (13.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 113 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
7 101 (10.94%) Data Lake
8 95 (10.29%) Amazon Aurora
9 92 (9.97%) Big Data
10 89 (9.64%) NoSQL
11 87 (9.43%) MySQL
12 70 (7.58%) SQL Server
13 68 (7.37%) Relational Database
14 53 (5.74%) MongoDB
15 49 (5.31%) Pentaho
16 47 (5.09%) Power BI
17 42 (4.55%) RDBMS
17 42 (4.55%) Redis
18 38 (4.12%) Metadata
19 32 (3.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 264 (28.60%) Jenkins
2 228 (24.70%) Git (software)
3 98 (10.62%) GitLab
4 82 (8.88%) JIRA
5 71 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 44 (4.77%) Bitbucket
7 39 (4.23%) SonarQube
8 28 (3.03%) Maven
9 25 (2.71%) JUnit
10 21 (2.28%) Subversion
11 20 (2.17%) Gradle
12 17 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
13 16 (1.73%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.63%) CircleCI
15 14 (1.52%) Mockito
16 13 (1.41%) ER Studio
16 13 (1.41%) ERwin
17 12 (1.30%) Postman
17 12 (1.30%) Selenium
18 10 (1.08%) git-flow
General
1 180 (19.50%) Finance
2 131 (14.19%) Social Skills
3 103 (11.16%) Public Sector
4 73 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.36%) Legal
6 30 (3.25%) Banking
7 28 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 26 (2.82%) Influencing Skills
9 21 (2.28%) Retail
10 17 (1.84%) Front Office
10 17 (1.84%) Presentation Skills
11 13 (1.41%) Law
11 13 (1.41%) Publishing
12 11 (1.19%) Marketing
13 9 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.43%) Back Office
15 4 (0.43%) Billing
16 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 252 (27.30%) Developer
2 202 (21.89%) AWS Engineer
3 150 (16.25%) Data Engineer
4 128 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 111 (12.03%) Architect
6 84 (9.10%) AWS DevOps
7 68 (7.37%) AWS Developer
8 65 (7.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 62 (6.72%) Java Developer
10 61 (6.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 50 (5.42%) Software Engineer
12 49 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
13 40 (4.33%) AWS Architect
14 35 (3.79%) React Developer
15 29 (3.14%) Python Developer
15 29 (3.14%) Software Developer
16 28 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.93%) Data Architect
17 27 (2.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 26 (2.82%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (15.06%) React
2 127 (13.76%) Kafka
3 94 (10.18%) Spring
4 86 (9.32%) Spring Boot
5 75 (8.13%) Node.js
6 64 (6.93%) REST
7 61 (6.61%) Elastic Stack
8 53 (5.74%) JSON
9 48 (5.20%) RESTful
10 47 (5.09%) AngularJS
11 44 (4.77%) CSS
12 43 (4.66%) PySpark
13 41 (4.44%) OAuth
14 37 (4.01%) .NET
14 37 (4.01%) HTML
15 36 (3.90%) OAuth2
15 36 (3.90%) Spring Security
16 32 (3.47%) Vue.js
17 29 (3.14%) GraphQL
18 28 (3.03%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.50%) Hedge funds
2 54 (5.85%) Legacy Systems
3 48 (5.20%) User Experience
4 42 (4.55%) Cloud Native
5 34 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 27 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
7 26 (2.82%) Replication
8 23 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.38%) Clustering
9 22 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.41%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.87%) Life Science
15 7 (0.76%) IoT
15 7 (0.76%) NHS
16 6 (0.65%) Robotics
16 6 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 218 (23.62%) Linux
2 73 (7.91%) Unix
3 61 (6.61%) Windows
4 32 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (3.03%) CentOS
6 25 (2.71%) Ubuntu
7 24 (2.60%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (2.49%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (1.73%) Amazon Linux
10 13 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.54%) Debian
12 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.43%) VMS
14 3 (0.33%) Alpine Linux
14 3 (0.33%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (45.07%) Agile
2 370 (40.09%) DevOps
3 345 (37.38%) CI/CD
4 203 (21.99%) Infrastructure as Code
5 201 (21.78%) ETL
5 201 (21.78%) Microservices
6 146 (15.82%) Analytics
7 130 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 120 (13.00%) Data Engineering
9 106 (11.48%) Test Automation
10 105 (11.38%) Scrum
11 97 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
12 94 (10.18%) Data Modelling
13 82 (8.88%) Migration
14 80 (8.67%) Mentoring
15 79 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
15 79 (8.56%) Unit Testing
16 77 (8.34%) Technical Leadership
17 75 (8.13%) TDD
18 74 (8.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 414 (44.85%) Python
2 245 (26.54%) Java
3 216 (23.40%) SQL
4 158 (17.12%) JavaScript
5 128 (13.87%) Bash
6 91 (9.86%) PowerShell
7 75 (8.13%) TypeScript
8 69 (7.48%) C#
9 54 (5.85%) Ruby
10 49 (5.31%) Scala
11 41 (4.44%) Go
12 32 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.49%) Groovy
14 20 (2.17%) Perl
15 14 (1.52%) VBScript
16 11 (1.19%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.76%) R
18 6 (0.65%) C++
19 5 (0.54%) PHP
20 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 189 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 150 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 81 (8.78%) AWS Certification
4 31 (3.36%) Degree
5 24 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.84%) FFIEC
7 15 (1.63%) PMP
8 11 (1.19%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.43%) HND
11 3 (0.33%) CCA
11 3 (0.33%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.22%) CISSP
12 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.11%) CSSLP
13 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.61%) Accessibility
2 52 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 33 (3.58%) GDPR
4 30 (3.25%) SLA
5 20 (2.17%) PCI DSS
6 18 (1.95%) NIST
7 17 (1.84%) GLBA
8 16 (1.73%) QA
9 5 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.43%) NCSC
10 4 (0.43%) PMO
11 3 (0.33%) MiFID
12 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 264 (28.60%) Docker
2 31 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.95%) HDFS
3 18 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.30%) Ceph
5 8 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.65%) Firmware
7 4 (0.43%) Squid
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.22%) Snort
10 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) pfSense
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 299 (32.39%) Terraform
2 252 (27.30%) Kubernetes
3 145 (15.71%) Ansible
4 96 (10.40%) Grafana
5 67 (7.26%) Prometheus
6 54 (5.85%) Puppet
7 41 (4.44%) Kibana
8 27 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (2.71%) Packer
10 21 (2.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 15 (1.63%) Istio
12 14 (1.52%) Nagios
13 10 (1.08%) Rancher
14 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.76%) logstash
16 6 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
17 5 (0.54%) Consul
17 5 (0.54%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 69 (7.48%) Oracle
2 62 (6.72%) Databricks
3 43 (4.66%) Splunk
3 43 (4.66%) Talend
4 40 (4.33%) Microsoft
5 39 (4.23%) Google
6 26 (2.82%) Cloudera
6 26 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.82%) VMware
7 23 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.17%) IBM
8 20 (2.17%) Informatica
9 15 (1.63%) SAP
10 14 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.41%) AppDynamics
12 12 (1.30%) Alteryx
12 12 (1.30%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.98%) Black Duck
13 9 (0.98%) Cadence
13 9 (0.98%) New Relic