Period
to 16 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 16 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 535 733
Rank change year-on-year +115 +198 -53
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 540 355 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 2.96% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 261 103
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +10.76% +9.09% +3.13%
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 17,449 12,009 7,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.40% 12.43% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,111 8,257 5,064
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £280 £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 226 168 120
UK median hourly rate £18.81 £18.55 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -15.01% -3.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £56.87 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £23.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -28.17% +18.75%

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 16 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 16 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 +104 523 £510 +2.00% 151
London +69 364 £525 +1.45% 95
UK excluding London +40 168 £498 +10.76% 65
South East +2 59 £500 +8.11% 6
North of England +23 30 £433 +1.76% 8
South West +12 28 £450 -10.00% 12
North West +6 26 £433 +1.76% 6
Midlands +13 21 £550 +29.41% 17
East of England -1 18 £538 +16.85% 13
West Midlands +17 13 £500 +11.11% 13
Scotland -12 8 £438 +9.38% 2
Wales +4 5 £450 -40.00% 6
East Midlands 0 5 £475 +18.75% 4
North East +57 2 £550 +37.50%
Yorkshire +17 2 £500 +48.15% 2

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 539 (99.81%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (70.37%) Amazon EC2
3 321 (59.44%) DevOps
4 264 (48.89%) Linux
4 264 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (44.63%) Java
6 206 (38.15%) Terraform
7 204 (37.78%) Docker
8 201 (37.22%) Python
8 201 (37.22%) Jenkins
9 184 (34.07%) Amazon RDS
10 172 (31.85%) Puppet
11 163 (30.19%) Serverless
12 159 (29.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 155 (28.70%) Git (software)
14 154 (28.52%) AWS Lambda
15 150 (27.78%) Configuration Management
16 145 (26.85%) Route 53
17 130 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
18 129 (23.89%) Ansible
19 116 (21.48%) Amazon ELB
20 115 (21.30%) Scrum
21 113 (20.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 110 (20.37%) Security Cleared
23 102 (18.89%) Bash Shell
24 101 (18.70%) AWS CloudFormation
25 98 (18.15%) TDD
26 96 (17.78%) Web Services
27 89 (16.48%) Ruby
27 89 (16.48%) JIRA

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 88 (16.30%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 67 (12.41%) Confluence
4 66 (12.22%) Apache
5 51 (9.44%) Apache Spark
6 32 (5.93%) nginx
7 20 (3.70%) SAS
8 19 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (2.59%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.85%) Jetty
11 9 (1.67%) CMS
12 8 (1.48%) Apache Airflow
12 8 (1.48%) JBoss
13 7 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.30%) IIS
13 7 (1.30%) Mule
14 6 (1.11%) Mule ESB
14 6 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.56%) Mongrel
15 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 539 (99.81%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (70.37%) Amazon EC2
3 163 (30.19%) Serverless
4 159 (29.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 154 (28.52%) AWS Lambda
6 145 (26.85%) Route 53
7 116 (21.48%) Amazon ELB
8 113 (20.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 101 (18.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 76 (14.07%) Amazon SQS
11 62 (11.48%) CloudFront
12 61 (11.30%) GitHub
13 43 (7.96%) Amazon EMR
14 42 (7.78%) Amazon Kinesis
15 41 (7.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 26 (4.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 22 (4.07%) Amazon Glacier
18 21 (3.89%) Google Cloud Platform
19 19 (3.52%) PaaS
20 12 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.74%) HTTP
2 32 (5.93%) SSL
3 31 (5.74%) SSH
4 25 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.44%) DNS
6 23 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
7 22 (4.07%) VPN
8 17 (3.15%) OpenVPN
9 13 (2.41%) Firewall
9 13 (2.41%) FTP
9 13 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (1.67%) IPsec
11 7 (1.30%) DSL
12 6 (1.11%) Internet
12 6 (1.11%) Network Security
13 5 (0.93%) BGP
13 5 (0.93%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.93%) SMS
14 4 (0.74%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (34.07%) Amazon RDS
2 66 (12.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 62 (11.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 62 (11.48%) NoSQL
4 59 (10.93%) MongoDB
5 58 (10.74%) Hadoop
6 51 (9.44%) MySQL
6 51 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (8.15%) Big Data
8 37 (6.85%) HBase
9 35 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (3.70%) Apache Hive
12 19 (3.52%) SQL Server
13 16 (2.96%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.41%) BigQuery
14 13 (2.41%) Flink
14 13 (2.41%) Impala
15 12 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.22%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 201 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 155 (28.70%) Git (software)
3 89 (16.48%) JIRA
4 73 (13.52%) Maven
5 57 (10.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 48 (8.89%) Artifactory
7 35 (6.48%) Cucumber
8 34 (6.30%) JUnit
9 30 (5.56%) SonarQube
10 29 (5.37%) GitLab
11 27 (5.00%) Bitbucket
11 27 (5.00%) Subversion
12 21 (3.89%) Ant
13 19 (3.52%) IntelliJ
14 18 (3.33%) Liquibase
15 13 (2.41%) Gradle
16 11 (2.04%) Selenium
17 10 (1.85%) Mercurial
17 10 (1.85%) Vagrant
18 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (10.37%) Finance
2 16 (2.96%) Marketing
3 13 (2.41%) Banking
4 12 (2.22%) Retail
5 11 (2.04%) Publishing
6 9 (1.67%) Games
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
7 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.37%) Automotive
8 2 (0.37%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 181 (33.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 165 (30.56%) Developer
3 142 (26.30%) AWS Engineer
4 106 (19.63%) AWS DevOps
5 95 (17.59%) Java Developer
6 85 (15.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 46 (8.52%) Architect
8 41 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 38 (7.04%) AWS Developer
10 35 (6.48%) Data Engineer
11 23 (4.26%) Consultant
12 21 (3.89%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 17 (3.15%) AWS Architect
15 15 (2.78%) ETL Developer
15 15 (2.78%) Java Engineer
15 15 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
16 14 (2.59%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.78%) Web Services
2 68 (12.59%) Node.js
3 65 (12.04%) Elastic Stack
4 57 (10.56%) REST
5 49 (9.07%) Spring
6 44 (8.15%) JSON
7 38 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 37 (6.85%) Kafka
9 34 (6.30%) React
10 30 (5.56%) RESTful
11 29 (5.37%) XML
12 28 (5.19%) HTML
13 25 (4.63%) CSS
14 22 (4.07%) HTML5
14 22 (4.07%) J2EE
14 22 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (3.89%) Hibernate
15 21 (3.89%) Spring Boot
16 18 (3.33%) OAuth
17 17 (3.15%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (6.30%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (3.15%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.78%) Fintech
6 13 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (1.67%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.74%) Social Media
11 4 (0.74%) User Experience
12 3 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.56%) PKI
12 3 (0.56%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.37%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 264 (48.89%) Linux
2 50 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (8.70%) CentOS
3 47 (8.70%) Unix
4 18 (3.33%) Windows
5 14 (2.59%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.48%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.93%) Android
7 5 (0.93%) Debian
8 3 (0.56%) VMS
9 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (59.44%) DevOps
2 264 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 130 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (21.30%) Scrum
6 98 (18.15%) TDD
7 75 (13.89%) Microservices
8 60 (11.11%) ETL
9 53 (9.81%) Kanban
9 53 (9.81%) Migration
10 51 (9.44%) BDD
11 50 (9.26%) Analytics
12 48 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 44 (8.15%) Continuous Deployment
13 44 (8.15%) Test Automation
14 40 (7.41%) Open Source
14 40 (7.41%) Software Engineering
15 38 (7.04%) Load Balancing
16 37 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (5.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 241 (44.63%) Java
2 201 (37.22%) Python
3 102 (18.89%) Bash Shell
4 89 (16.48%) Ruby
5 74 (13.70%) SQL
6 60 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 44 (8.15%) Scala
8 35 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 32 (5.93%) Groovy
10 19 (3.52%) Go
10 19 (3.52%) Perl
11 14 (2.59%) PHP
11 14 (2.59%) R
12 12 (2.22%) C#
13 11 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.67%) C
15 5 (0.93%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.93%) ES6
16 4 (0.74%) C++
16 4 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 110 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 74 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.26%) AWS Certification
4 22 (4.07%) Degree
5 8 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) RHCE
7 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) GDPR
3 4 (0.74%) GPG13
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 204 (37.78%) Docker
2 23 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (4.07%) Squid
4 17 (3.15%) Postfix
4 17 (3.15%) vCloud
5 15 (2.78%) HDFS
6 7 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (1.11%) Xen
8 5 (0.93%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.93%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.37%) Firmware
9 2 (0.37%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.19%) iptables
10 1 (0.19%) KVM
10 1 (0.19%) Samba
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 206 (38.15%) Terraform
2 172 (31.85%) Puppet
3 129 (23.89%) Ansible
4 89 (16.48%) Kubernetes
5 85 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (10.93%) Kibana
7 49 (9.07%) logstash
8 33 (6.11%) ZABBIX
9 30 (5.56%) Grafana
10 27 (5.00%) Packer
10 27 (5.00%) Prometheus
11 23 (4.26%) Mesos
12 22 (4.07%) Nagios
12 22 (4.07%) Sysdig
13 21 (3.89%) Rancher
14 20 (3.70%) Rsyslog
15 19 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (2.41%) Consul
17 11 (2.04%) Fluentd
17 11 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (5.19%) VMware
2 25 (4.63%) Oracle
3 23 (4.26%) Atlassian
3 23 (4.26%) Splunk
4 21 (3.89%) Adobe
5 19 (3.52%) Google
5 19 (3.52%) Tableau
6 18 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (3.15%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.15%) Sonatype
8 16 (2.96%) New Relic
9 15 (2.78%) MuleSoft
10 13 (2.41%) SAP
11 12 (2.22%) Microsoft
12 11 (2.04%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.85%) Talend
14 9 (1.67%) Informatica
14 9 (1.67%) Rackspace
14 9 (1.67%) SaltStack
15 8 (1.48%) AppDynamics