Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 520 664
Rank change year-on-year +127 +144 +49
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 602 347 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.04% 2.86% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 261 161
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £402 £363 £340
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £476
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.51% +12.06%
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 19,786 12,123 8,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.56% 13.07% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,498 8,441 6,016
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 153 142
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.20 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -21.18%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 14 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 20 April 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 +138 590 £525 +5.00% 125
London +79 400 £550 +6.80% 74
UK excluding London +46 196 £500 +11.11% 60
South East +19 58 £498 +6.04% 13
North of England -8 50 £450 +7.46% 14
South West +24 34 £500 - 10
Midlands +21 31 £550 +35.38% 7
North West -18 30 £433 +4.85% 8
West Midlands +18 16 £550 +22.22% 4
East of England +3 16 £525 +11.70% 7
Yorkshire -11 15 £450 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +9 10 £400 +10.34% 3
Scotland -36 8 £500 +11.11% 3
North East +30 5 £563 +25.00% 3

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 602 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (68.44%) Amazon EC2
3 380 (63.12%) DevOps
4 287 (47.67%) Java
5 279 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
6 270 (44.85%) Linux
7 264 (43.85%) Python
8 250 (41.53%) Docker
9 224 (37.21%) Serverless
10 223 (37.04%) Jenkins
11 219 (36.38%) Terraform
12 208 (34.55%) AWS Lambda
13 193 (32.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 188 (31.23%) Amazon RDS
15 168 (27.91%) Configuration Management
16 165 (27.41%) Puppet
16 165 (27.41%) Ansible
17 161 (26.74%) Route 53
18 154 (25.58%) Git (software)
19 148 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
20 128 (21.26%) Opscode Chef
21 125 (20.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 116 (19.27%) Amazon ELB
23 110 (18.27%) AWS CloudFormation
24 107 (17.77%) Bash Shell
25 102 (16.94%) Kubernetes
26 101 (16.78%) TDD
26 101 (16.78%) Scrum
27 100 (16.61%) Web Services
28 99 (16.45%) Ruby

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 (14.62%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (13.29%) Confluence
3 75 (12.46%) Apache Spark
4 50 (8.31%) Apache
5 48 (7.97%) Tomcat
6 25 (4.15%) nginx
7 19 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (2.49%) Apache Solr
8 15 (2.49%) SAS
9 14 (2.33%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.99%) JBoss
10 12 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.83%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.50%) CMS
12 9 (1.50%) Mule
13 8 (1.33%) Jupyter
14 7 (1.16%) Mule ESB
15 6 (1.00%) IPython
15 6 (1.00%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SPSS
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 602 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (68.44%) Amazon EC2
3 224 (37.21%) Serverless
4 208 (34.55%) AWS Lambda
5 193 (32.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 161 (26.74%) Route 53
7 125 (20.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 116 (19.27%) Amazon ELB
9 110 (18.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 86 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
11 73 (12.13%) CloudFront
12 68 (11.30%) GitHub
13 41 (6.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 40 (6.64%) Amazon EMR
15 38 (6.31%) Amazon Kinesis
16 34 (5.65%) OpenShift
17 26 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
18 24 (3.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 23 (3.82%) PaaS
20 21 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.31%) HTTP
2 37 (6.15%) SSL
3 21 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.99%) DNS
5 15 (2.49%) OpenLDAP
5 15 (2.49%) VPN
6 14 (2.33%) SSH
7 12 (1.99%) FTP
8 9 (1.50%) SMS
9 8 (1.33%) OpenVPN
10 6 (1.00%) IPsec
10 6 (1.00%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.66%) DHCP
13 3 (0.50%) Firewall
13 3 (0.50%) Internet
14 2 (0.33%) DSL
14 2 (0.33%) SNMP
15 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
15 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (31.23%) Amazon RDS
2 91 (15.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 84 (13.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 72 (11.96%) Hadoop
4 72 (11.96%) NoSQL
5 68 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
6 63 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (10.30%) MySQL
8 61 (10.13%) Big Data
9 52 (8.64%) MongoDB
10 45 (7.48%) Apache Hive
11 34 (5.65%) SQL Server
12 26 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (4.15%) HBase
14 19 (3.16%) Relational Database
15 17 (2.82%) Impala
16 15 (2.49%) Data Lake
17 13 (2.16%) Parquet
18 12 (1.99%) BigQuery
19 11 (1.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 223 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 154 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 91 (15.12%) JIRA
4 51 (8.47%) Maven
5 45 (7.48%) Artifactory
6 41 (6.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 26 (4.32%) TeamCity
8 22 (3.65%) SonarQube
9 20 (3.32%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.99%) Bitbucket
11 17 (2.82%) JUnit
12 16 (2.66%) GitLab
13 14 (2.33%) Gradle
13 14 (2.33%) RStudio
14 10 (1.66%) Babel
14 10 (1.66%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.66%) Liquibase
14 10 (1.66%) webpack
15 9 (1.50%) Ant
15 9 (1.50%) Subversion
General
1 93 (15.45%) Finance
2 40 (6.64%) Banking
3 21 (3.49%) Marketing
4 13 (2.16%) Retail
5 12 (1.99%) Back Office
6 10 (1.66%) Games
6 10 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.16%) Publishing
8 4 (0.66%) Advertising
8 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.50%) Law
9 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 203 (33.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 176 (29.24%) Developer
3 148 (24.58%) AWS Engineer
4 129 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
5 101 (16.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 95 (15.78%) Java Developer
7 48 (7.97%) Cloud Engineer
8 44 (7.31%) AWS Developer
9 43 (7.14%) Architect
10 42 (6.98%) Data Engineer
11 30 (4.98%) Consultant
12 24 (3.99%) DevOps Consultant
12 24 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
13 23 (3.82%) Java Engineer
14 22 (3.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 21 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
16 20 (3.32%) Platform Engineer
17 19 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 19 (3.16%) Python Engineer
18 18 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.61%) Web Services
2 87 (14.45%) Node.js
3 65 (10.80%) Elastic Stack
4 58 (9.63%) AngularJS
5 53 (8.80%) Kafka
6 47 (7.81%) REST
7 44 (7.31%) JSON
7 44 (7.31%) OAuth
8 36 (5.98%) Spring
9 34 (5.65%) SAML
10 31 (5.15%) CSS
10 31 (5.15%) J2EE
11 30 (4.98%) React
11 30 (4.98%) XML
12 29 (4.82%) HTML
13 22 (3.65%) Hibernate
14 21 (3.49%) .NET
14 21 (3.49%) Middleware
14 21 (3.49%) OAuth2
15 19 (3.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.14%) Fintech
3 42 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.32%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.82%) Cloud Native
6 17 (2.82%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.49%) User Experience
8 13 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.99%) Analytical Mindset
9 12 (1.99%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.50%) Clustering
10 9 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.83%) NHS
13 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.66%) Taxonomies
14 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 270 (44.85%) Linux
2 70 (11.63%) Unix
3 53 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (4.82%) CentOS
5 27 (4.49%) Windows
6 14 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.99%) Android
8 8 (1.33%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.50%) Debian
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (63.12%) DevOps
2 279 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (27.91%) Configuration Management
4 148 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (16.78%) Scrum
5 101 (16.78%) TDD
6 84 (13.95%) Microservices
7 76 (12.62%) Analytics
8 66 (10.96%) ETL
9 55 (9.14%) Migration
10 52 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 49 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 45 (7.48%) Software Engineering
13 44 (7.31%) Continuous Deployment
14 43 (7.14%) Kanban
15 42 (6.98%) BDD
16 41 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (6.81%) Data Science
16 41 (6.81%) Open Source
17 33 (5.48%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 287 (47.67%) Java
2 264 (43.85%) Python
3 107 (17.77%) Bash Shell
4 99 (16.45%) Ruby
5 98 (16.28%) SQL
6 72 (11.96%) JavaScript
7 55 (9.14%) Scala
8 45 (7.48%) Shell Script
9 39 (6.48%) Java 8
10 32 (5.32%) Groovy
11 27 (4.49%) Go
12 22 (3.65%) PHP
13 21 (3.49%) C#
14 20 (3.32%) Perl
15 16 (2.66%) R
16 13 (2.16%) C
17 10 (1.66%) ES6
18 9 (1.50%) ES8
18 9 (1.50%) T-SQL
19 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 66 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.31%) AWS Certification
4 24 (3.99%) Degree
5 13 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) RHCE
9 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.82%) GDPR
2 16 (2.66%) QA
3 13 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.16%) GCP
5 5 (0.83%) PMO
6 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) PSD2
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 250 (41.53%) Docker
2 19 (3.16%) HDFS
3 17 (2.82%) Apache Flume
4 13 (2.16%) Squid
5 11 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (1.50%) Active Directory
8 8 (1.33%) Postfix
8 8 (1.33%) vCloud
9 6 (1.00%) Xen
10 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.50%) QEMU
12 1 (0.17%) BIND 9
12 1 (0.17%) Ceph
12 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 219 (36.38%) Terraform
2 165 (27.41%) Ansible
2 165 (27.41%) Puppet
3 128 (21.26%) Opscode Chef
4 102 (16.94%) Kubernetes
5 56 (9.30%) Kibana
6 44 (7.31%) logstash
7 35 (5.81%) Grafana
8 33 (5.48%) Packer
9 31 (5.15%) Mesos
9 31 (5.15%) Prometheus
10 29 (4.82%) Nagios
11 27 (4.49%) Oozie
12 20 (3.32%) Rancher
13 19 (3.16%) ZABBIX
14 18 (2.99%) Fluentd
15 16 (2.66%) Sysdig
16 15 (2.49%) Consul
17 13 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
18 10 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 50 (8.31%) Atlassian
2 47 (7.81%) Google
3 31 (5.15%) Splunk
4 27 (4.49%) Tableau
5 26 (4.32%) IBM
5 26 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (4.15%) Oracle
7 24 (3.99%) Talend
8 23 (3.82%) MuleSoft
9 21 (3.49%) Adobe
9 21 (3.49%) VMware
10 17 (2.82%) Cloudera
11 16 (2.66%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.33%) New Relic
12 14 (2.33%) SaltStack
13 10 (1.66%) AppDynamics
13 10 (1.66%) SAP
14 9 (1.50%) Informatica
15 8 (1.33%) Sonatype