Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 343 520
Rank change year-on-year +86 +177 +73
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 897 784 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.65% 3.29% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 589 302
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £388
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 24,578 23,795 15,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.89% 23.06% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,840 16,392 10,966
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £291 £300 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 337 229
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.50% +9.45%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £78.50 £61.18 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +25.71% -4.11% +6.98%

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 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 17 October 2019. 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 +74 849 £550 +4.76% 176
London +70 552 £550 - 100
UK excluding London +106 334 £500 - 84
North of England +17 95 £500 - 29
North West +68 68 £525 +16.67% 19
South West +39 58 £550 +15.79% 6
South East +27 57 £500 -4.76% 19
Midlands +34 44 £463 - 12
East of England +64 42 £611 +6.30% 10
West Midlands +53 37 £475 +5.56% 10
Scotland +40 28 £550 +15.79% 2
North East +17 16 £495 -1.00% 3
Yorkshire -27 11 £425 -19.05% 7
Wales - 10 £450 - 5
East Midlands +6 7 £450 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 870 (96.99%) AWS
2 504 (56.19%) Python
3 490 (54.63%) DevOps
4 462 (51.51%) Serverless
5 449 (50.06%) AWS Lambda
6 442 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
7 433 (48.27%) Amazon EC2
8 359 (40.02%) Amazon RDS
9 342 (38.13%) Java
10 314 (35.01%) Terraform
11 313 (34.89%) Docker
12 276 (30.77%) Linux
13 248 (27.65%) Git (software)
14 247 (27.54%) Jenkins
15 235 (26.20%) Amazon SQS
16 231 (25.75%) Kubernetes
17 227 (25.31%) AWS CloudFormation
18 222 (24.75%) Amazon Redshift
19 217 (24.19%) Finance
20 214 (23.86%) Web Services
21 173 (19.29%) Software Engineering
22 172 (19.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 169 (18.84%) Amazon ECS
24 166 (18.51%) Ansible
24 166 (18.51%) SQL
25 156 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
26 147 (16.39%) AWS Certification
26 147 (16.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 143 (15.94%) Route 53
28 141 (15.72%) Scrum

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
1 135 (15.05%) Apache Spark
2 68 (7.58%) Confluence
3 67 (7.47%) Apache
4 57 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (3.46%) nginx
6 17 (1.90%) Apache Solr
7 12 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.67%) JBoss
11 4 (0.45%) GemFire
11 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.33%) WordPress
13 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.11%) Anypoint
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.11%) IIS
14 1 (0.11%) Luigi
14 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.45%) PolarLake
2 4 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 870 (96.99%) AWS
2 462 (51.51%) Serverless
3 449 (50.06%) AWS Lambda
4 433 (48.27%) Amazon EC2
5 235 (26.20%) Amazon SQS
6 227 (25.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 172 (19.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 169 (18.84%) Amazon ECS
9 156 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 143 (15.94%) Route 53
11 140 (15.61%) Amazon ELB
12 125 (13.94%) CloudFront
13 98 (10.93%) Amazon EMR
14 88 (9.81%) Amazon Kinesis
15 78 (8.70%) OpenShift
16 67 (7.47%) GitHub
17 64 (7.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 53 (5.91%) Azure
19 36 (4.01%) Amazon EKS
20 32 (3.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.45%) VPN
2 21 (2.34%) Firewall
3 20 (2.23%) HTTP
4 14 (1.56%) DNS
5 11 (1.23%) Internet
5 11 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.78%) WAN
8 5 (0.56%) DSL
8 5 (0.56%) Network Security
9 4 (0.45%) FTP
10 3 (0.33%) LAN
10 3 (0.33%) RTMP
10 3 (0.33%) SSH
10 3 (0.33%) SSL
11 2 (0.22%) IPsec
11 2 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (40.02%) Amazon RDS
2 222 (24.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 147 (16.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 99 (11.04%) Amazon Athena
4 99 (11.04%) NoSQL
4 99 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
5 88 (9.81%) Big Data
6 85 (9.48%) MySQL
7 73 (8.14%) Hadoop
8 69 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 66 (7.36%) MongoDB
10 60 (6.69%) Apache Hive
11 55 (6.13%) Data Lake
12 52 (5.80%) Relational Database
13 49 (5.46%) Amazon Aurora
14 30 (3.34%) SQL Server
15 26 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (2.90%) RDBMS
16 21 (2.34%) Redis
17 17 (1.90%) Impala
Development Applications
1 248 (27.65%) Git (software)
2 247 (27.54%) Jenkins
3 92 (10.26%) JIRA
4 91 (10.14%) Artifactory
5 61 (6.80%) GitLab
6 48 (5.35%) Bitbucket
7 40 (4.46%) RStudio
8 38 (4.24%) Maven
9 36 (4.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (3.34%) CircleCI
11 24 (2.68%) Travis CI
12 20 (2.23%) Cucumber
12 20 (2.23%) TeamCity
13 19 (2.12%) Gradle
14 18 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.01%) JUnit
14 18 (2.01%) SonarQube
15 15 (1.67%) Selenium
16 13 (1.45%) Vagrant
17 11 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 217 (24.19%) Finance
2 92 (10.26%) Front Office
3 37 (4.12%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.90%) Banking
5 23 (2.56%) Retail
6 14 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.23%) Advertising
9 9 (1.00%) Marketing
10 8 (0.89%) Billing
10 8 (0.89%) Legal
11 7 (0.78%) Games
12 5 (0.56%) Law
13 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 296 (33.00%) Developer
2 239 (26.64%) AWS Engineer
3 219 (24.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 145 (16.16%) AWS DevOps
5 127 (14.16%) AWS Developer
6 118 (13.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 118 (13.15%) Data Engineer
7 89 (9.92%) Architect
8 88 (9.81%) Senior Developer
9 78 (8.70%) Java Developer
10 60 (6.69%) Python Developer
11 49 (5.46%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (5.24%) AWS Architect
13 41 (4.57%) Lead Developer
14 39 (4.35%) Software Engineer
15 35 (3.90%) React Developer
16 34 (3.79%) Python Engineer
17 31 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
18 30 (3.34%) Angular Developer
18 30 (3.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (23.86%) Web Services
2 110 (12.26%) Kafka
3 106 (11.82%) Node.js
4 87 (9.70%) J2EE
5 72 (8.03%) React
6 65 (7.25%) AngularJS
7 59 (6.58%) .NET
8 53 (5.91%) JSON
9 44 (4.91%) HTML
10 42 (4.68%) CSS
10 42 (4.68%) Lambda Expressions
11 38 (4.24%) Spring
12 36 (4.01%) Spring Boot
13 32 (3.57%) XML
14 31 (3.46%) .NET Core
15 28 (3.12%) PySpark
16 25 (2.79%) Pandas
16 25 (2.79%) RESTful
17 23 (2.56%) SOAP
18 22 (2.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.14%) Fixed Income
2 51 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 34 (3.79%) Cloud Native
6 31 (3.46%) Derivative
7 23 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 22 (2.45%) Reference Data
9 21 (2.34%) PKI
10 19 (2.12%) Hedge funds
10 19 (2.12%) User Experience
11 16 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.45%) Clustering
12 13 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
13 11 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
14 9 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 276 (30.77%) Linux
2 82 (9.14%) Unix
3 78 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 78 (8.70%) Windows
4 35 (3.90%) CentOS
5 17 (1.90%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.45%) Debian
7 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (54.63%) DevOps
2 442 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (19.29%) Software Engineering
4 141 (15.72%) Scrum
5 137 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (14.05%) Microservices
7 123 (13.71%) Asset Management
7 123 (13.71%) Configuration Management
8 110 (12.26%) Analytics
9 103 (11.48%) ETL
10 100 (11.15%) Migration
11 89 (9.92%) Data Modelling
12 87 (9.70%) Open Source
13 77 (8.58%) Infrastructure as Code
14 64 (7.13%) Computer Science
14 64 (7.13%) Decision-Making
15 61 (6.80%) TDD
16 59 (6.58%) Data Science
17 57 (6.35%) OO
18 51 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 504 (56.19%) Python
2 342 (38.13%) Java
3 166 (18.51%) SQL
4 109 (12.15%) Bash Shell
5 105 (11.71%) JavaScript
6 85 (9.48%) Scala
7 55 (6.13%) C#
8 40 (4.46%) C++
9 39 (4.35%) R
10 37 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.68%) Ruby
12 30 (3.34%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.90%) PHP
14 23 (2.56%) Java 8
15 16 (1.78%) ES6
16 15 (1.67%) Go
16 15 (1.67%) Groovy
16 15 (1.67%) Perl
17 14 (1.56%) C
18 13 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 147 (16.39%) AWS Certification
2 109 (12.15%) Security Cleared
3 97 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.46%) Degree
5 9 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.00%) RHCE
6 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.22%) CISMP
7 2 (0.22%) CISSP
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.11%) CCNA
8 1 (0.11%) CCNP
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.89%) Data Quality
1 8 (0.89%) SLA
2 7 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.11%) PSD2
4 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 313 (34.89%) Docker
2 18 (2.01%) HDFS
3 10 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.67%) LXC
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 314 (35.01%) Terraform
2 231 (25.75%) Kubernetes
3 166 (18.51%) Ansible
4 119 (13.27%) Puppet
5 92 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (3.46%) Packer
7 13 (1.45%) Consul
8 12 (1.34%) HAProxy
8 12 (1.34%) Rancher
9 9 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (1.00%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.89%) Kibana
11 7 (0.78%) Istio
11 7 (0.78%) Nagios
12 6 (0.67%) Grafana
12 6 (0.67%) Mesos
13 5 (0.56%) Oozie
14 4 (0.45%) Control-M
15 3 (0.33%) linkerd
15 3 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (4.79%) Informatica
2 41 (4.57%) SAP
3 40 (4.46%) Atlassian
4 38 (4.24%) Oracle
4 38 (4.24%) Splunk
5 37 (4.12%) IBM
5 37 (4.12%) Tableau
6 33 (3.68%) IBM Sterling
7 21 (2.34%) Teradata
8 19 (2.12%) Cloudera
8 19 (2.12%) Google
9 18 (2.01%) Talend
10 15 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
11 13 (1.45%) New Relic
12 12 (1.34%) Greenplum
13 11 (1.23%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.23%) Microsoft
13 11 (1.23%) Ping Identity
14 8 (0.89%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.78%) Red Hat