Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 246 378
Rank change year-on-year +31 +132 +178
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 422 1,007 679
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.94% 3.88% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 617 505
Median daily rate £550 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £407 £400 £406
90th Percentile £700 £680 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 10,715 25,942 22,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.42% 28.46% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,024 17,750 15,418
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.13%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £306
90th Percentile £680 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 384 331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.96% +15.16% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £70.00 £73.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.76 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.70% +24.34% -

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 8 August 2020.

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
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 8 August 2020. 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 +26 383 £550 - 96
UK excluding London +122 205 £525 +5.00% 54
London -18 201 £550 - 51
North of England +76 70 £550 +10.00% 14
South East +139 39 £500 +5.26% 7
South West +70 35 £525 -4.55% 8
Work from Home -54 34 £500 -13.04% 14
Yorkshire +78 29 £625 +25.00% 9
East of England +76 28 £600 +14.29% 4
North West +40 26 £425 -15.00% 4
Wales +50 19 £475 +5.56% 2
North East +27 15 £700 +41.41% 1
Scotland +70 11 £450 -10.45% 6
Midlands +50 3 £584 +27.95% 11
West Midlands +28 3 £584 +27.95% 8

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 420 (99.53%) AWS
2 273 (64.69%) Amazon EC2
3 251 (59.48%) Python
4 207 (49.05%) DevOps
5 205 (48.58%) Terraform
6 201 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (46.21%) Serverless
8 194 (45.97%) Java
9 192 (45.50%) AWS Lambda
10 170 (40.28%) Docker
11 161 (38.15%) Amazon RDS
12 155 (36.73%) Jenkins
13 141 (33.41%) Kubernetes
14 125 (29.62%) Finance
15 122 (28.91%) Amazon SQS
16 118 (27.96%) AWS CloudFormation
17 116 (27.49%) Software Engineering
18 115 (27.25%) Web Services
19 111 (26.30%) Amazon Redshift
20 104 (24.64%) Linux
21 95 (22.51%) OpenShift
21 95 (22.51%) Git (software)
22 90 (21.33%) Amazon ECS
23 85 (20.14%) Front Office
24 84 (19.91%) Asset Management
24 84 (19.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 83 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (19.67%) Fixed Income
26 82 (19.43%) Derivative
27 79 (18.72%) Equities

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 32 (7.58%) Apache Spark
2 24 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (5.45%) Confluence
4 17 (4.03%) Apache
5 8 (1.90%) Jupyter
5 8 (1.90%) SAS
6 6 (1.42%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.18%) nginx
7 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.47%) CMS
10 2 (0.47%) GemFire
10 2 (0.47%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.47%) Shopify
5 1 (0.24%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 420 (99.53%) AWS
2 273 (64.69%) Amazon EC2
3 195 (46.21%) Serverless
4 192 (45.50%) AWS Lambda
5 122 (28.91%) Amazon SQS
6 118 (27.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 95 (22.51%) OpenShift
8 90 (21.33%) Amazon ECS
9 69 (16.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 66 (15.64%) Route 53
11 63 (14.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 54 (12.80%) GitHub
13 53 (12.56%) Azure
14 51 (12.09%) Amazon EMR
15 37 (8.77%) Amazon ELB
16 26 (6.16%) Amazon Cognito
17 25 (5.92%) CloudFront
18 23 (5.45%) Amazon EKS
19 17 (4.03%) Amazon Kinesis
19 17 (4.03%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.37%) Firewall
1 10 (2.37%) Skype
2 8 (1.90%) DNS
2 8 (1.90%) VPN
3 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.18%) X.509
5 4 (0.95%) DSL
5 4 (0.95%) HTTP
6 3 (0.71%) DHCP
6 3 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.71%) Network Security
6 3 (0.71%) SSL
7 2 (0.47%) AMQP
7 2 (0.47%) Internet
8 1 (0.24%) MQTT
8 1 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (38.15%) Amazon RDS
2 111 (26.30%) Amazon Redshift
3 84 (19.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 39 (9.24%) Big Data
5 34 (8.06%) Data Lake
6 33 (7.82%) NoSQL
7 32 (7.58%) Amazon Aurora
7 32 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (7.35%) MySQL
9 30 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (6.16%) Amazon Athena
10 26 (6.16%) Relational Database
11 23 (5.45%) MongoDB
12 19 (4.50%) Apache Hive
13 13 (3.08%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.84%) SQL Server
15 11 (2.61%) Cosmos DB
15 11 (2.61%) Power BI
16 10 (2.37%) Pentaho
17 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 155 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 95 (22.51%) Git (software)
3 65 (15.40%) Artifactory
4 44 (10.43%) GitLab
5 42 (9.95%) RStudio
6 35 (8.29%) Bitbucket
7 31 (7.35%) JIRA
8 18 (4.27%) CircleCI
9 15 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (2.13%) GoCD
11 9 (2.13%) Travis CI
12 8 (1.90%) JUnit
13 7 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.42%) Maven
14 6 (1.42%) Spinnaker
14 6 (1.42%) Subversion
14 6 (1.42%) Terragrunt
14 6 (1.42%) Trac
15 5 (1.18%) Snyk
General
1 125 (29.62%) Finance
2 85 (20.14%) Front Office
3 34 (8.06%) Public Sector
4 28 (6.64%) Banking
5 19 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.37%) Marketing
7 8 (1.90%) Legal
8 7 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.42%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Retail
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (28.67%) Developer
2 117 (27.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (23.22%) AWS Engineer
4 76 (18.01%) AWS DevOps
5 64 (15.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 46 (10.90%) AWS Developer
7 42 (9.95%) Java Developer
8 41 (9.72%) Data Engineer
9 40 (9.48%) Python Engineer
10 34 (8.06%) Architect
11 30 (7.11%) Python Developer
12 28 (6.64%) Software Engineer
13 26 (6.16%) Java Software Developer
13 26 (6.16%) Lead Developer
13 26 (6.16%) Lead Java Developer
13 26 (6.16%) Lead Software Developer
14 24 (5.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 21 (4.98%) Java Engineer
16 20 (4.74%) Cloud Engineer
16 20 (4.74%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.25%) Web Services
2 52 (12.32%) J2EE
2 52 (12.32%) J2SE
3 39 (9.24%) AngularJS
3 39 (9.24%) Kafka
3 39 (9.24%) Node.js
3 39 (9.24%) React
4 30 (7.11%) REST
5 29 (6.87%) RESTful
6 27 (6.40%) JSON
7 24 (5.69%) Vue.js
8 21 (4.98%) .NET
9 20 (4.74%) PySpark
10 18 (4.27%) Lambda Expressions
11 17 (4.03%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (3.55%) Spring
13 14 (3.32%) Spring Boot
14 11 (2.61%) Backbone.js
14 11 (2.61%) SOAP
15 10 (2.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.67%) Fixed Income
2 82 (19.43%) Derivative
3 79 (18.72%) Equities
4 23 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 22 (5.21%) Hedge funds
6 20 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (3.79%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.90%) User Experience
11 7 (1.66%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.66%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.42%) PKI
12 6 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.95%) Acoustics
14 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.64%) Linux
2 28 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 28 (6.64%) Windows
3 16 (3.79%) Unix
4 12 (2.84%) CentOS
5 10 (2.37%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.13%) Debian
7 7 (1.66%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.95%) Android
8 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.71%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (49.05%) DevOps
2 201 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (27.49%) Software Engineering
4 84 (19.91%) Asset Management
5 83 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (17.77%) Deployment Automation
7 70 (16.59%) Decision-Making
8 66 (15.64%) Infrastructure as Code
9 61 (14.45%) ETL
10 60 (14.22%) Microservices
11 56 (13.27%) Scrum
12 46 (10.90%) Analytics
13 44 (10.43%) TDD
14 38 (9.00%) Infrastructure Automation
15 35 (8.29%) Data Modelling
15 35 (8.29%) Migration
16 32 (7.58%) BDD
16 32 (7.58%) Test Automation
17 30 (7.11%) Configuration Management
17 30 (7.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 251 (59.48%) Python
2 194 (45.97%) Java
3 73 (17.30%) SQL
4 61 (14.45%) JavaScript
5 46 (10.90%) Bash Shell
6 43 (10.19%) Go
6 43 (10.19%) R
7 32 (7.58%) C#
8 23 (5.45%) Kotlin
9 17 (4.03%) Java 8
9 17 (4.03%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.03%) Scala
10 16 (3.79%) Groovy
10 16 (3.79%) Ruby
11 11 (2.61%) Perl
12 9 (2.13%) PHP
13 7 (1.66%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.18%) C++
15 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.35%) AWS Certification
4 23 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.37%) Degree
6 6 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (1.18%) CISM
7 5 (1.18%) CISSP
7 5 (1.18%) CRISC
8 3 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.37%) GDPR
1 10 (2.37%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) GxP
3 3 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.24%) NCSC
System Software
1 170 (40.28%) Docker
2 21 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.66%) HDFS
3 7 (1.66%) OpenAM
3 7 (1.66%) OpenDJ
4 5 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.71%) Gluster
5 3 (0.71%) NFS
5 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.47%) Varnish
6 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 205 (48.58%) Terraform
2 141 (33.41%) Kubernetes
3 74 (17.54%) Ansible
4 35 (8.29%) Puppet
5 21 (4.98%) Prometheus
6 20 (4.74%) Packer
7 16 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (3.55%) Grafana
9 10 (2.37%) Kibana
10 7 (1.66%) Consul
11 6 (1.42%) PingFederate
11 6 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.95%) Nagios
13 3 (0.71%) Graylog
13 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.47%) Graphite
14 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
15 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
15 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (7.35%) Oracle
2 26 (6.16%) Talend
3 23 (5.45%) Informatica
4 18 (4.27%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.55%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.08%) Splunk
7 12 (2.84%) Cloudera
8 11 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.61%) Tableau
9 10 (2.37%) Google
10 9 (2.13%) SAP
11 7 (1.66%) ForgeRock
11 7 (1.66%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.42%) Adobe
12 6 (1.42%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.42%) Zscaler
13 4 (0.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg
14 3 (0.71%) CloudEndure
14 3 (0.71%) Xamarin