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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 444 530 581
Rank change year-on-year +86 +51  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 158 128 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.63% 2.62% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 96 41
Median daily rate £500 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £387 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £481 £410
% change year-on-year -6.49% +17.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6009 4889 2995
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.97% 8.75% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3363 1887
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 86 107
Median hourly rate £20.58 £23.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.43% -9.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.25 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 138 £500 +5.26% 31
London +38 84 £525 +10.52% 14
South East +38 20 £470 -6.00% 6
North West +26 11 £425 -13.92%
Wales - 11 £425 -
South West +8 9 £500 +25.00% 1
City of London -4 9 £525 +5.00% 3
Cardiff - 9 £425 -
South Wales - 9 £425 -
Berkshire +28 7 £485 -3.00% 3
Manchester +13 7 £500 -
Surrey - 7 £563 - 2
Staines - 7 £563 -
Scotland +41 6 £463 +13.84% 1
East of England -4 6 £470 -3.58% 9
North East - 6 £500 -
Croydon - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £470 -
Gloucestershire +7 4 £500 +25.00%
Bracknell +7 4 £513 +2.50%
Glasgow +5 4 £438 - 1
Cramlington - 4 £550 -
Northumberland - 4 £550 -
Bristol +5 3 - -
Merseyside +3 3 £336 -
Oxford - 3 £500 -
Edinburgh +19 2 £488 +20.00%
West Yorkshire +16 2 £550 +22.22%
Yorkshire +12 2 £550 +22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £350 -28.20% 3

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 328 (97.62%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (74.40%) Amazon EC2
3 182 (54.17%) DevOps
4 174 (51.79%) Linux
5 156 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (39.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 123 (36.61%) Puppet
8 119 (35.42%) Jenkins
9 109 (32.44%) Amazon RDS
9 109 (32.44%) Python
10 102 (30.36%) Java
11 93 (27.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 88 (26.19%) Git (software)
13 87 (25.89%) Docker
14 83 (24.70%) Terraform
15 80 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 79 (23.51%) Amazon ELB
17 78 (23.21%) Ansible
18 77 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
19 71 (21.13%) Microservices
20 70 (20.83%) Windows
21 67 (19.94%) Web Services
22 63 (18.75%) Configuration Management
22 63 (18.75%) Bash Shell
22 63 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 61 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
23 61 (18.15%) Big Data
24 59 (17.56%) Scrum
25 58 (17.26%) Route 53
26 56 (16.67%) Amazon SQS

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 50 (14.88%) nginx
2 40 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (11.31%) Confluence
4 32 (9.52%) Apache Spark
5 27 (8.04%) Apache
6 21 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 20 (5.95%) IIS
8 10 (2.98%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.79%) SAS
10 5 (1.49%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.89%) Jetty
12 3 (0.89%) Mongrel
12 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.60%) GemFire
13 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) HipChat
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 328 (97.62%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (74.40%) Amazon EC2
3 134 (39.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 93 (27.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 80 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 79 (23.51%) Amazon ELB
7 58 (17.26%) Route 53
8 56 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
9 55 (16.37%) AWS Lambda
10 53 (15.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 49 (14.58%) CloudFront
12 38 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (9.23%) Amazon EMR
13 31 (9.23%) PaaS
14 30 (8.93%) AWS CloudTrail
15 26 (7.74%) GitHub
16 22 (6.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
18 13 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
19 10 (2.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.82%) VPN
2 25 (7.44%) HTTP
3 19 (5.65%) DNS
4 10 (2.98%) SSL
5 9 (2.68%) DSL
5 9 (2.68%) SSH
5 9 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.08%) Internet
7 7 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (2.08%) OpenVPN
8 6 (1.79%) Firewall
8 6 (1.79%) Network Security
9 4 (1.19%) DHCP
9 4 (1.19%) IPsec
9 4 (1.19%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.89%) FTP
10 3 (0.89%) LDAP
10 3 (0.89%) SMTP
10 3 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (32.44%) Amazon RDS
2 63 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 61 (18.15%) Big Data
4 49 (14.58%) Hadoop
5 38 (11.31%) NoSQL
6 36 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
7 29 (8.63%) MySQL
8 28 (8.33%) Apache Hive
8 28 (8.33%) MongoDB
9 27 (8.04%) SQL Server
10 24 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (6.25%) HBase
12 19 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (3.87%) Relational Database
15 10 (2.98%) Impala
16 9 (2.68%) Neo4j
16 9 (2.68%) RDBMS
16 9 (2.68%) Redis
17 8 (2.38%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 119 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 88 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 44 (13.10%) JIRA
4 30 (8.93%) Maven
5 21 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (5.95%) JUnit
6 20 (5.95%) Vagrant
7 19 (5.65%) TeamCity
8 18 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (4.17%) Bitbucket
10 13 (3.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.98%) Ant
12 9 (2.68%) git-flow
12 9 (2.68%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.38%) Mockito
13 8 (2.38%) RSpec
14 7 (2.08%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.08%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.08%) Gradle
14 7 (2.08%) Liquibase
General
1 19 (5.65%) Finance
2 6 (1.79%) Games
3 5 (1.49%) Banking
3 5 (1.49%) Retail
4 4 (1.19%) Marketing
5 3 (0.89%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (36.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (25.30%) AWS Engineer
3 75 (22.32%) Developer
4 73 (21.73%) AWS DevOps
5 65 (19.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 34 (10.12%) Architect
7 25 (7.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (6.85%) Data Engineer
8 23 (6.85%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.95%) AWS Developer
10 18 (5.36%) AWS Architect
11 17 (5.06%) Big Data Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Administrator
13 13 (3.87%) .NET Developer
14 10 (2.98%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.68%) Consultant
15 9 (2.68%) Java Engineer
15 9 (2.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.94%) Web Services
2 47 (13.99%) REST
3 35 (10.42%) .NET
4 32 (9.52%) HTML
5 29 (8.63%) JSON
6 25 (7.44%) Kafka
6 25 (7.44%) Node.js
7 24 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
8 23 (6.85%) Spring
9 22 (6.55%) CSS
10 16 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.76%) RESTful
11 15 (4.46%) ASP.NET
12 14 (4.17%) XML
13 13 (3.87%) Swagger
14 12 (3.57%) J2EE
15 11 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (2.98%) boto
17 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (2.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (3.87%) Algorithms
3 12 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.68%) PKI
6 8 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.19%) User Experience
10 3 (0.89%) Clustering
10 3 (0.89%) Wiki
11 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.60%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 174 (51.79%) Linux
2 70 (20.83%) Windows
3 28 (8.33%) CentOS
4 25 (7.44%) Unix
5 24 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (5.95%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.38%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.49%) Android
8 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.60%) Debian
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.30%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (54.17%) DevOps
2 156 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (21.13%) Microservices
5 63 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 59 (17.56%) Scrum
7 45 (13.39%) Auto-Scaling
8 42 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (8.63%) Software Engineering
10 28 (8.33%) TDD
11 26 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 24 (7.14%) Analytics
12 24 (7.14%) BDD
12 24 (7.14%) Migration
13 22 (6.55%) Kanban
13 22 (6.55%) MVC
14 19 (5.65%) SOA
15 18 (5.36%) Machine Learning
15 18 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (5.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (32.44%) Python
2 102 (30.36%) Java
3 63 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 52 (15.48%) Ruby
5 40 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 35 (10.42%) SQL
7 31 (9.23%) Scala
8 28 (8.33%) C#
9 27 (8.04%) PowerShell
10 23 (6.85%) Perl
11 17 (5.06%) PHP
12 16 (4.76%) R
13 13 (3.87%) C
14 10 (2.98%) C++
14 10 (2.98%) Groovy
15 9 (2.68%) Shell Script
16 7 (2.08%) ActionScript
16 7 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (1.19%) Go
17 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (10.71%) AWS Certification
2 26 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.98%) Degree
5 7 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
8 2 (0.60%) PhD
8 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) CISA
9 1 (0.30%) CISM
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.36%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (25.89%) Docker
2 22 (6.55%) HDFS
3 18 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.08%) Postfix
5 7 (2.08%) Squid
5 7 (2.08%) vCloud
6 4 (1.19%) Xen
7 3 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.89%) LXC
7 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.60%) vSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.30%) XenApp
9 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 123 (36.61%) Puppet
2 83 (24.70%) Terraform
3 78 (23.21%) Ansible
4 61 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (7.74%) Kubernetes
6 22 (6.55%) Kibana
7 20 (5.95%) logstash
8 19 (5.65%) Mesos
9 18 (5.36%) Graphite
10 15 (4.46%) Hadoop YARN
11 11 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (3.27%) Rundeck
12 10 (2.98%) HAProxy
12 10 (2.98%) Marathon
12 10 (2.98%) Rsyslog
13 8 (2.38%) Grafana
14 7 (2.08%) Packer
14 7 (2.08%) Prometheus
14 7 (2.08%) Rancher
14 7 (2.08%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 30 (8.93%) VMware
2 26 (7.74%) Red Hat
3 24 (7.14%) Oracle
4 18 (5.36%) New Relic
5 15 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.17%) Google
7 13 (3.87%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.57%) Cloudera
9 8 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.38%) Tableau
10 7 (2.08%) Sonatype
11 6 (1.79%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.19%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.19%) Splunk
13 3 (0.89%) Assembla
13 3 (0.89%) IBM
13 3 (0.89%) SAP
13 3 (0.89%) Trend Micro
14 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
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