Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 189 272
Rank change year-on-year -4 +83 +79
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 1,172 447 861
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.40% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.91% 4.42% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 344 546
10th Percentile £425 £400 £413
25th Percentile £488 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £625 £613 £613
90th Percentile £713 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.25 £40.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.63% +60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 29,961 10,109 24,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.63% 31.75% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,617 7,090 17,175
10th Percentile £325 £312 £287
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £498
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +4.74%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 150 368
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.23 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.30 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.94 £21.93 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -4.54% +8.30% +15.71%
75th Percentile £46.50 £40.56 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.25 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.33 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.35% - +14.29%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 24 October 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 -7 875 £550 - 191
London +2 645 £550 - 119
Work from Home -24 392 £525 +0.96% 47
UK excluding London -64 307 £510 +7.37% 86
Scotland -9 121 £495 +7.03% 11
North of England -67 52 £510 +13.33% 22
South West -26 35 £550 +7.32% 11
South East -66 33 £600 +20.00% 17
Midlands -54 30 £508 +8.56% 13
West Midlands -52 25 £508 +12.78% 9
North West -67 25 £500 +17.65% 13
East of England -62 22 £495 -17.50% 7
Yorkshire -40 17 £519 -15.99% 7
Wales -28 16 £530 +8.44% 4
North East -8 10 £525 +10.53% 2
East Midlands -42 3 £586 +18.68% 4

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1,162 (99.15%) AWS
2 731 (62.37%) Serverless
3 705 (60.15%) AWS Lambda
4 586 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 493 (42.06%) Python
6 429 (36.60%) Terraform
7 417 (35.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 398 (33.96%) Amazon RDS
9 394 (33.62%) Amazon EC2
10 393 (33.53%) Docker
11 391 (33.36%) JavaScript
12 380 (32.42%) Java
13 370 (31.57%) React
14 367 (31.31%) Amazon SQS
15 357 (30.46%) Kubernetes
16 347 (29.61%) Software Engineering
17 338 (28.84%) Finance
17 338 (28.84%) TypeScript
18 327 (27.90%) Web Services
19 321 (27.39%) DevOps
20 301 (25.68%) Full Stack Development
21 294 (25.09%) Node.js
22 272 (23.21%) AWS Step Functions
23 270 (23.04%) SQL
24 252 (21.50%) Asset Management
25 248 (21.16%) Front Office
26 217 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
27 193 (16.47%) Investment Management
28 189 (16.13%) Jenkins
28 189 (16.13%) 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
1 128 (10.92%) Apache Airflow
2 94 (8.02%) Apache Spark
3 73 (6.23%) Apache
4 55 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (4.18%) Confluence
6 17 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.28%) Jupyter
8 11 (0.94%) nginx
9 9 (0.77%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.60%) CMS
10 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.43%) IIS
13 4 (0.34%) GeoServer
13 4 (0.34%) Luigi
14 3 (0.26%) Drupal
14 3 (0.26%) Mule
15 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.17%) Cloudability
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,162 (99.15%) AWS
2 731 (62.37%) Serverless
3 705 (60.15%) AWS Lambda
4 394 (33.62%) Amazon EC2
5 367 (31.31%) Amazon SQS
6 272 (23.21%) AWS Step Functions
7 217 (18.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 148 (12.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 128 (10.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 117 (9.98%) Amazon ECS
11 116 (9.90%) Azure
12 110 (9.39%) GitHub
13 104 (8.87%) Route 53
14 97 (8.28%) Amazon EMR
15 87 (7.42%) Amazon EKS
16 75 (6.40%) Amazon Kinesis
17 57 (4.86%) AWS Fargate
18 51 (4.35%) OpenShift
19 50 (4.27%) AWS CodePipeline
20 49 (4.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.39%) DNS
2 24 (2.05%) SSL
3 18 (1.54%) Firewall
4 17 (1.45%) VPN
5 10 (0.85%) DHCP
5 10 (0.85%) HTTP
5 10 (0.85%) Internet
6 8 (0.68%) FTP
6 8 (0.68%) VoIP
7 6 (0.51%) MQTT
8 4 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.26%) DSL
9 3 (0.26%) IPv4
10 2 (0.17%) DVB
10 2 (0.17%) Skype
11 1 (0.085%) Intranet
11 1 (0.085%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.085%) SAN
11 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (35.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 398 (33.96%) Amazon RDS
3 177 (15.10%) PostgreSQL
4 126 (10.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 112 (9.56%) Amazon Athena
6 108 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
7 98 (8.36%) Data Lake
8 83 (7.08%) Amazon Aurora
9 82 (7.00%) Big Data
10 81 (6.91%) Relational Database
11 65 (5.55%) NoSQL
12 64 (5.46%) Hadoop
13 62 (5.29%) MySQL
14 61 (5.20%) MongoDB
15 54 (4.61%) SQL Server
16 40 (3.41%) Tableau
17 37 (3.16%) Apache Hive
18 36 (3.07%) Power BI
19 33 (2.82%) Oracle Database
20 28 (2.39%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 189 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 185 (15.78%) Git (software)
3 148 (12.63%) JIRA
4 51 (4.35%) GitLab
5 41 (3.50%) Maven
6 35 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 31 (2.65%) SonarQube
8 30 (2.56%) Cypress.io
9 27 (2.30%) Cucumber
10 26 (2.22%) Artifactory
10 26 (2.22%) JUnit
11 25 (2.13%) webpack
12 18 (1.54%) Selenium
13 16 (1.37%) ERwin
13 16 (1.37%) Postman
14 15 (1.28%) CircleCI
14 15 (1.28%) JMeter
15 13 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.11%) Mocha
16 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 338 (28.84%) Finance
2 248 (21.16%) Front Office
3 132 (11.26%) Social Skills
4 105 (8.96%) Public Sector
5 45 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
7 18 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.37%) Banking
8 16 (1.37%) Legal
9 11 (0.94%) Law
10 10 (0.85%) Retail
11 8 (0.68%) Music Industry
11 8 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.51%) Marketing
12 6 (0.51%) Publishing
13 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.34%) Avionics
14 4 (0.34%) Games
14 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (34.56%) Developer
2 267 (22.78%) AWS Engineer
3 235 (20.05%) Software Engineer
4 192 (16.38%) Data Engineer
5 158 (13.48%) AWS Developer
6 127 (10.84%) React Developer
7 124 (10.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 122 (10.41%) Architect
9 113 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 98 (8.36%) JavaScript Engineer
11 95 (8.11%) AWS Software Engineer
12 85 (7.25%) Python Engineer
13 83 (7.08%) JavaScript Developer
14 72 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
15 70 (5.97%) Python Developer
16 66 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
17 62 (5.29%) Java Developer
18 61 (5.20%) AWS Architect
19 57 (4.86%) Python Software Engineer
19 57 (4.86%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (31.57%) React
2 327 (27.90%) Web Services
3 294 (25.09%) Node.js
4 189 (16.13%) Material-UI
5 112 (9.56%) Kafka
6 95 (8.11%) AngularJS
7 83 (7.08%) Spring
8 78 (6.66%) CSS
9 68 (5.80%) Spring Boot
10 67 (5.72%) REST
11 59 (5.03%) HTML
11 59 (5.03%) RESTful
11 59 (5.03%) Vue.js
12 56 (4.78%) PySpark
13 42 (3.58%) JSON
14 37 (3.16%) .NET
14 37 (3.16%) GraphQL
15 31 (2.65%) XML
16 25 (2.13%) Swagger
17 23 (1.96%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.03%) Derivative
2 56 (4.78%) Equities
2 56 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (4.69%) Fixed Income
4 54 (4.61%) Cloud Native
5 52 (4.44%) User Experience
6 47 (4.01%) Legacy Systems
7 21 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.28%) Legacy Applications
9 15 (1.28%) Life Science
10 13 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (0.94%) Replication
13 10 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 166 (14.16%) Linux
2 55 (4.69%) Unix
3 49 (4.18%) Windows
4 28 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 16 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.51%) Android
7 6 (0.51%) Debian
8 5 (0.43%) CentOS
8 5 (0.43%) VMS
8 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.26%) AIX
10 3 (0.26%) Alpine Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (29.61%) Software Engineering
3 321 (27.39%) DevOps
4 301 (25.68%) Full Stack Development
5 252 (21.50%) Asset Management
6 193 (16.47%) Investment Management
7 144 (12.29%) Analytics
7 144 (12.29%) ETL
8 143 (12.20%) Microservices
9 139 (11.86%) Infrastructure as Code
10 110 (9.39%) Test Automation
11 106 (9.04%) Data Pipeline
12 94 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
13 93 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
13 93 (7.94%) Data Modelling
14 87 (7.42%) Scrum
15 77 (6.57%) Migration
16 75 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
16 75 (6.40%) TDD
17 72 (6.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 493 (42.06%) Python
2 391 (33.36%) JavaScript
3 380 (32.42%) Java
4 338 (28.84%) TypeScript
5 270 (23.04%) SQL
6 78 (6.66%) Scala
7 75 (6.40%) Bash Shell
8 62 (5.29%) Kotlin
9 54 (4.61%) C#
10 47 (4.01%) Shell Script
11 34 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 25 (2.13%) Java 8
14 24 (2.05%) R
15 23 (1.96%) Groovy
16 22 (1.88%) Go
17 21 (1.79%) PHP
17 21 (1.79%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.71%) Java 11
19 16 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 82 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.63%) AWS Certification
4 62 (5.29%) Degree
5 40 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.51%) CISSP
8 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.26%) CISA
9 3 (0.26%) CRISC
9 3 (0.26%) OCP
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ISEB
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.085%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.085%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.085%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.29%) Accessibility
2 41 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 36 (3.07%) QA
4 19 (1.62%) GDPR
5 6 (0.51%) SLA
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.26%) NIST
7 3 (0.26%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.085%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.085%) NCSC
9 1 (0.085%) PMO
System Software
1 393 (33.53%) Docker
2 29 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.05%) HDFS
4 19 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.085%) zsh
Systems Management
1 429 (36.60%) Terraform
2 357 (30.46%) Kubernetes
3 125 (10.67%) Grafana
4 102 (8.70%) Ansible
5 45 (3.84%) Bosun
6 34 (2.90%) VictorOps
7 33 (2.82%) Kibana
8 22 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 22 (1.88%) Puppet
9 21 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (1.79%) Rancher
10 11 (0.94%) Packer
11 8 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.60%) Kubeflow
12 7 (0.60%) logstash
12 7 (0.60%) Mesos
13 6 (0.51%) Oozie
13 6 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.43%) Istio
15 4 (0.34%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 81 (6.91%) Oracle
2 49 (4.18%) Databricks
3 37 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 36 (3.07%) Cloudera
4 36 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (2.47%) Google
6 24 (2.05%) SAP
7 19 (1.62%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.62%) Informatica
8 18 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.37%) Splunk
10 13 (1.11%) CA
11 10 (0.85%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.60%) Hortonworks
12 7 (0.60%) Teradata
13 5 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.43%) PagerDuty
13 5 (0.43%) Veracode
14 4 (0.34%) Talend
14 4 (0.34%) Twitter