Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 408 539 631
Rank change year-on-year +131 +92 +88
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 577 316 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.82% 2.55% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 236 200
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £638 £608 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% -2.70% +11.45%
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 20,427 12,391 9,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.37% 13.53% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,917 8,536 6,742
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 176 155
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.88 £11.70
90th Percentile £56.25 £60.50 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +131 566 £550 +10.00% 149
London +122 418 £550 +4.76% 95
UK excluding London -6 155 £469 +4.17% 59
North of England -6 47 £450 - 11
South East -19 38 £463 +8.82% 16
Midlands +5 30 £425 -5.56% 10
North West -18 24 £428 -2.29% 5
South West +6 22 £500 - 11
West Midlands -3 17 £500 - 5
Yorkshire -9 15 £450 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +6 12 £400 -11.11% 5
East of England -2 9 £525 +23.53% 6
North East +4 8 £525 +5.00% 4
Scotland -46 8 £500 +17.65% 2
Northern Ireland +18 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 572 (99.13%) Amazon AWS
2 367 (63.60%) Amazon EC2
3 343 (59.45%) DevOps
4 279 (48.35%) Python
5 276 (47.83%) Java
6 234 (40.55%) Linux
7 231 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
8 217 (37.61%) Jenkins
9 210 (36.40%) Docker
10 209 (36.22%) Serverless
11 194 (33.62%) AWS Lambda
12 193 (33.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 183 (31.72%) Ansible
14 176 (30.50%) Amazon RDS
15 173 (29.98%) Terraform
16 144 (24.96%) Puppet
17 138 (23.92%) Git (software)
18 136 (23.57%) Opscode Chef
19 132 (22.88%) Configuration Management
20 129 (22.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 128 (22.18%) SQL
22 127 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
23 125 (21.66%) Route 53
24 111 (19.24%) Amazon ELB
25 106 (18.37%) AWS CloudFormation
26 105 (18.20%) Bash Shell
27 98 (16.98%) Finance
28 95 (16.46%) JIRA
28 95 (16.46%) Amazon Redshift
29 92 (15.94%) Node.js

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 79 (13.69%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (12.82%) Confluence
3 69 (11.96%) Apache Spark
4 51 (8.84%) Tomcat
5 36 (6.24%) Apache
6 21 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (3.29%) Apache Solr
8 18 (3.12%) nginx
8 18 (3.12%) SAS
9 15 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.08%) JBoss
11 11 (1.91%) Apache Pig
12 10 (1.73%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.39%) Jupyter
14 6 (1.04%) IPython
15 5 (0.87%) CMS
15 5 (0.87%) Mule
15 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.52%) Mule ESB
17 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 572 (99.13%) Amazon AWS
2 367 (63.60%) Amazon EC2
3 209 (36.22%) Serverless
4 194 (33.62%) AWS Lambda
5 193 (33.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 129 (22.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 125 (21.66%) Route 53
8 111 (19.24%) Amazon ELB
9 106 (18.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 76 (13.17%) GitHub
11 72 (12.48%) CloudFront
12 64 (11.09%) Amazon SQS
13 40 (6.93%) Amazon Kinesis
14 36 (6.24%) OpenShift
15 35 (6.07%) Amazon EMR
16 28 (4.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 28 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (3.81%) PaaS
18 21 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
19 17 (2.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.64%) SSL
2 19 (3.29%) VPN
3 18 (3.12%) HTTP
4 16 (2.77%) DNS
5 10 (1.73%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (1.39%) Firewall
6 8 (1.39%) FTP
7 7 (1.21%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.21%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.04%) SMS
9 5 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.69%) LAN
10 4 (0.69%) SSH
10 4 (0.69%) WAN
11 3 (0.52%) DHCP
11 3 (0.52%) MPLS
11 3 (0.52%) Network Security
11 3 (0.52%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.52%) VLAN
12 2 (0.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (30.50%) Amazon RDS
2 95 (16.46%) Amazon Redshift
3 87 (15.08%) Big Data
4 80 (13.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 76 (13.17%) Hadoop
5 76 (13.17%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (12.13%) MySQL
7 66 (11.44%) NoSQL
8 63 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (9.19%) Apache Hive
10 48 (8.32%) MongoDB
11 40 (6.93%) SQL Server
12 31 (5.37%) Relational Database
13 25 (4.33%) Impala
14 23 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (3.64%) Data Lake
16 20 (3.47%) InfluxDB
17 18 (3.12%) Amazon Athena
17 18 (3.12%) Amazon Aurora
18 17 (2.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 217 (37.61%) Jenkins
2 138 (23.92%) Git (software)
3 95 (16.46%) JIRA
4 39 (6.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 35 (6.07%) Artifactory
6 31 (5.37%) Maven
7 29 (5.03%) Bitbucket
8 27 (4.68%) TeamCity
9 16 (2.77%) GitLab
10 13 (2.25%) Gradle
11 12 (2.08%) JUnit
12 11 (1.91%) SonarQube
13 10 (1.73%) webpack
14 9 (1.56%) Babel
15 8 (1.39%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.21%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.21%) Selenium
17 6 (1.04%) FishEye
17 6 (1.04%) Mercurial
17 6 (1.04%) Mocha
General
1 98 (16.98%) Finance
2 40 (6.93%) Banking
3 28 (4.85%) Marketing
4 17 (2.95%) Retail
5 12 (2.08%) Back Office
6 11 (1.91%) Games
6 11 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.21%) Advertising
9 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.69%) Publishing
10 3 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 177 (30.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 168 (29.12%) Developer
3 140 (24.26%) AWS Engineer
4 119 (20.62%) AWS DevOps
5 99 (17.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 77 (13.34%) Java Developer
7 53 (9.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 47 (8.15%) Data Engineer
9 35 (6.07%) Architect
9 35 (6.07%) Platform Engineer
10 32 (5.55%) AWS Developer
11 27 (4.68%) Python Engineer
12 22 (3.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 21 (3.64%) Consultant
14 20 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (3.29%) Analyst
16 18 (3.12%) AWS Architect
17 16 (2.77%) DevOps Consultant
17 16 (2.77%) Java Engineer
17 16 (2.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (15.94%) Node.js
2 81 (14.04%) Web Services
3 75 (13.00%) JSON
4 57 (9.88%) XML
5 55 (9.53%) Elastic Stack
5 55 (9.53%) Kafka
6 50 (8.67%) AngularJS
6 50 (8.67%) REST
7 45 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
8 38 (6.59%) OAuth
9 36 (6.24%) Java EE
10 33 (5.72%) HTML
11 30 (5.20%) CSS
12 29 (5.03%) React
12 29 (5.03%) Spring
13 27 (4.68%) SAML
14 24 (4.16%) OAuth2
15 22 (3.81%) Sensu
15 22 (3.81%) Spring Boot
16 20 (3.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.01%) Fintech
3 31 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (3.81%) Data Structures
6 19 (3.29%) User Experience
7 18 (3.12%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.77%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.08%) Mainframe
10 12 (2.08%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.08%) Wiki
11 8 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.39%) Clustering
11 8 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 234 (40.55%) Linux
2 88 (15.25%) Unix
3 51 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (8.67%) Windows
5 24 (4.16%) CentOS
6 11 (1.91%) Android
6 11 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.39%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.69%) Debian
9 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.52%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (59.45%) DevOps
2 231 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (22.88%) Configuration Management
4 127 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (15.94%) ETL
6 81 (14.04%) Microservices
7 77 (13.34%) Analytics
8 74 (12.82%) TDD
9 72 (12.48%) Scrum
10 59 (10.23%) Deployment Automation
11 47 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (8.15%) Migration
11 47 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 45 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 40 (6.93%) Data Science
14 37 (6.41%) Visualisation
15 36 (6.24%) Open Source
16 34 (5.89%) E-Commerce
17 32 (5.55%) Software Engineering
18 31 (5.37%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 279 (48.35%) Python
2 276 (47.83%) Java
3 128 (22.18%) SQL
4 105 (18.20%) Bash Shell
5 87 (15.08%) Ruby
6 74 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 54 (9.36%) Scala
8 51 (8.84%) Shell Script
9 38 (6.59%) Java 8
10 32 (5.55%) Perl
11 29 (5.03%) Groovy
12 22 (3.81%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.64%) Go
14 20 (3.47%) C#
14 20 (3.47%) PHP
15 14 (2.43%) Korn
16 12 (2.08%) ES6
16 12 (2.08%) R
17 10 (1.73%) C++
17 10 (1.73%) ES8
Qualifications
1 81 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 74 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.41%) AWS Certification
4 20 (3.47%) Degree
5 14 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) RHCE
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) MCSD
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.47%) QA
2 17 (2.95%) GDPR
3 12 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.39%) GCP
5 4 (0.69%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) PSD2
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 210 (36.40%) Docker
2 32 (5.55%) HDFS
3 15 (2.60%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.39%) Squid
7 7 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.52%) Postfix
9 3 (0.52%) QEMU
9 3 (0.52%) vCloud
10 1 (0.17%) Ceph
10 1 (0.17%) NFS
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 183 (31.72%) Ansible
2 173 (29.98%) Terraform
3 144 (24.96%) Puppet
4 136 (23.57%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (14.56%) Kubernetes
6 41 (7.11%) Kibana
7 37 (6.41%) Nagios
8 35 (6.07%) logstash
9 28 (4.85%) ZABBIX
10 26 (4.51%) Packer
11 24 (4.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 22 (3.81%) Oozie
13 21 (3.64%) Mesos
14 20 (3.47%) Prometheus
15 17 (2.95%) Sysdig
16 15 (2.60%) Grafana
17 14 (2.43%) Uchiwa
18 13 (2.25%) Pingdom
18 13 (2.25%) Rancher
19 11 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 52 (9.01%) Atlassian
2 41 (7.11%) Tableau
3 39 (6.76%) Google
4 37 (6.41%) Oracle
5 36 (6.24%) Splunk
6 27 (4.68%) IBM
6 27 (4.68%) New Relic
7 25 (4.33%) Cloudera
8 24 (4.16%) Microsoft
9 23 (3.99%) MuleSoft
9 23 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (3.99%) Talend
10 22 (3.81%) Adobe
11 16 (2.77%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.25%) hybris
12 13 (2.25%) PagerDuty
12 13 (2.25%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.91%) SAP
13 11 (1.91%) VMware
14 10 (1.73%) Alteryx