Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 259 302
Rank change year-on-year +81 +43 +106
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 726 601 819
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.00% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.98% 3.32% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 448 506
10th Percentile £413 £417 £391
25th Percentile £463 £488 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £600 £650 £600
90th Percentile £710 £713 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
10th Percentile £23.15 " £14.43
25th Percentile £25.95 " £20.69
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.00 £31.25
Median % change year-on-year +110.94% -48.80% -
75th Percentile £42.50 " £41.69
90th Percentile £47.00 " £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.88% - -

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 18,250 18,115 26,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.77% 30.24% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,161 12,698 18,467
10th Percentile £313 £281 £313
25th Percentile £406 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £453
% change year-on-year - -0.56% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 284 258
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.38 £16.25 £13.20
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -0.17%
75th Percentile £45.00 £35.19 £25.75
90th Percentile £60.48 £57.50 £48.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.08 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.19% +12.25% +6.25%

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 13 April 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon S3 over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 16 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 13 April 2021. 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 +51 557 £525 -4.55% 171
London +60 414 £525 -4.55% 98
Work from Home -52 249 £525 - 36
UK excluding London +50 216 £475 -13.64% 86
Scotland +59 90 £463 +2.78% 11
North of England +9 45 £500 -13.04% 21
North West +23 35 £525 - 12
South East +22 35 £513 - 15
Midlands +44 26 £473 +11.18% 17
West Midlands +36 20 £503 +8.65% 13
South West +32 10 £438 -16.67% 10
East of England +21 10 £400 -28.89% 8
East Midlands +30 6 £425 +21.43% 4
Wales +21 5 £515 +28.75% 3
North East +18 5 £475 -47.22% 4
Yorkshire +5 5 £625 +4.17% 5

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 701 (96.56%) AWS
2 462 (63.64%) Serverless
3 453 (62.40%) AWS Lambda
4 391 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
5 318 (43.80%) Python
6 288 (39.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 285 (39.26%) Terraform
8 283 (38.98%) Amazon RDS
9 278 (38.29%) JavaScript
10 263 (36.23%) Docker
11 247 (34.02%) TypeScript
12 245 (33.75%) Amazon SQS
13 231 (31.82%) Software Engineering
14 226 (31.13%) Finance
15 221 (30.44%) Web Services
15 221 (30.44%) Amazon EC2
16 219 (30.17%) Kubernetes
17 208 (28.65%) React
18 200 (27.55%) AWS Step Functions
19 193 (26.58%) Node.js
20 184 (25.34%) DevOps
21 175 (24.10%) Front Office
22 172 (23.69%) Asset Management
23 168 (23.14%) Java
24 159 (21.90%) SQL
25 154 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
26 147 (20.25%) PostgreSQL
26 147 (20.25%) Jenkins
27 142 (19.56%) Investment Management
28 126 (17.36%) ETL

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 (10.88%) Apache Spark
2 71 (9.78%) Apache
3 54 (7.44%) Confluence
4 51 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (5.37%) Apache Airflow
6 13 (1.79%) SAS
7 8 (1.10%) Jupyter
8 5 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.55%) GeoServer
9 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Pulsar
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Synapse
11 2 (0.28%) CMS
11 2 (0.28%) JBoss
11 2 (0.28%) nginx
11 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 18 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Exstream
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 701 (96.56%) AWS
2 462 (63.64%) Serverless
3 453 (62.40%) AWS Lambda
4 245 (33.75%) Amazon SQS
5 221 (30.44%) Amazon EC2
6 200 (27.55%) AWS Step Functions
7 154 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 75 (10.33%) Amazon ECS
9 73 (10.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 73 (10.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 71 (9.78%) Amazon EMR
11 57 (7.85%) Azure
12 55 (7.58%) OpenShift
13 51 (7.02%) Route 53
14 48 (6.61%) Amazon EKS
15 46 (6.34%) CloudFront
16 38 (5.23%) AWS CodePipeline
17 36 (4.96%) Amazon Kinesis
18 33 (4.55%) GitHub
19 28 (3.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.93%) DNS
2 10 (1.38%) HTTP
3 8 (1.10%) VPN
4 6 (0.83%) SSL
5 4 (0.55%) Firewall
6 3 (0.41%) 5G
6 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.41%) Internet
6 3 (0.41%) Network Security
6 3 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.41%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) DHCP
7 2 (0.28%) DSL
7 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.28%) Skype
8 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.14%) MQTT
8 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (39.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 283 (38.98%) Amazon RDS
3 147 (20.25%) PostgreSQL
4 96 (13.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 85 (11.71%) Amazon Athena
6 78 (10.74%) Amazon Aurora
7 73 (10.06%) Big Data
8 71 (9.78%) Hadoop
9 66 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 64 (8.82%) MySQL
11 61 (8.40%) NoSQL
12 56 (7.71%) Apache Hive
12 56 (7.71%) SQL Server
13 49 (6.75%) Relational Database
14 46 (6.34%) MongoDB
15 41 (5.65%) Data Lake
15 41 (5.65%) Impala
16 35 (4.82%) Tableau
17 25 (3.44%) Oracle Database
17 25 (3.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 147 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 81 (11.16%) Git (software)
3 67 (9.23%) JIRA
4 45 (6.20%) GitLab
5 30 (4.13%) Artifactory
6 28 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (3.72%) SonarQube
8 20 (2.75%) JUnit
8 20 (2.75%) Maven
9 14 (1.93%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.65%) Mockito
11 11 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.52%) Selenium
12 8 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.10%) Cypress.io
12 8 (1.10%) RStudio
13 7 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.83%) EasyMock
14 6 (0.83%) TestNG
14 6 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 226 (31.13%) Finance
2 175 (24.10%) Front Office
3 60 (8.26%) Public Sector
4 10 (1.38%) Banking
5 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.55%) Games
6 4 (0.55%) Law
6 4 (0.55%) Marketing
6 4 (0.55%) Retail
7 3 (0.41%) Legal
7 3 (0.41%) Publishing
7 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.14%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 336 (46.28%) Developer
2 204 (28.10%) AWS Developer
3 146 (20.11%) React Developer
4 123 (16.94%) AWS Engineer
5 102 (14.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 101 (13.91%) Data Engineer
7 98 (13.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 76 (10.47%) Node.js Developer
9 74 (10.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 62 (8.54%) Architect
11 59 (8.13%) Python Engineer
12 56 (7.71%) Python Developer
12 56 (7.71%) Software Engineer
13 37 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
14 35 (4.82%) Technical Leader
15 33 (4.55%) AWS Architect
16 31 (4.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 31 (4.27%) Python Software Engineer
17 30 (4.13%) Java Developer
18 29 (3.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (30.44%) Web Services
2 208 (28.65%) React
3 193 (26.58%) Node.js
4 55 (7.58%) CSS
5 54 (7.44%) Kafka
6 52 (7.16%) HTML
7 51 (7.02%) REST
8 48 (6.61%) JSON
8 48 (6.61%) Spring
9 47 (6.47%) AngularJS
10 38 (5.23%) Spring Boot
11 32 (4.41%) Vue.js
12 30 (4.13%) Lambda Expressions
13 29 (3.99%) Elastic Stack
14 27 (3.72%) Spring Security
15 25 (3.44%) PySpark
16 24 (3.31%) OAuth
16 24 (3.31%) RESTful
17 23 (3.17%) .NET
18 22 (3.03%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.41%) User Experience
3 31 (4.27%) Cloud Native
4 29 (3.99%) Derivative
4 29 (3.99%) Equities
4 29 (3.99%) Fixed Income
4 29 (3.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (2.34%) Public Cloud
6 15 (2.07%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.38%) Replication
10 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.69%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.69%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.71%) Linux
2 34 (4.68%) Windows
3 23 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (2.62%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.10%) CentOS
7 6 (0.83%) Unix
8 3 (0.41%) Android
8 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 184 (25.34%) DevOps
4 172 (23.69%) Asset Management
5 142 (19.56%) Investment Management
6 126 (17.36%) ETL
7 122 (16.80%) Microservices
8 92 (12.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 78 (10.74%) Analytics
10 69 (9.50%) TDD
11 64 (8.82%) Scrum
12 63 (8.68%) Migration
13 55 (7.58%) Data Engineering
13 55 (7.58%) Unit Testing
14 51 (7.02%) Test Automation
15 49 (6.75%) Configuration Management
16 47 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (5.65%) Data Modelling
18 41 (5.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 318 (43.80%) Python
2 278 (38.29%) JavaScript
3 247 (34.02%) TypeScript
4 168 (23.14%) Java
5 159 (21.90%) SQL
6 57 (7.85%) Bash Shell
7 55 (7.58%) Scala
8 30 (4.13%) Kotlin
9 24 (3.31%) R
10 21 (2.89%) Java 8
11 20 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.20%) Groovy
13 12 (1.65%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.10%) Clojure
14 8 (1.10%) Go
15 6 (0.83%) Ruby
16 5 (0.69%) C#
16 5 (0.69%) PHP
17 4 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 71 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.92%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.24%) Degree
5 5 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.69%) CISSP
5 5 (0.69%) OCP
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.55%) CISM
7 3 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.28%) GPEN
8 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.28%) OSCP
8 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CISA
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.86%) QA
2 9 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.69%) GDPR
3 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 263 (36.23%) Docker
2 44 (6.06%) HDFS
3 9 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 285 (39.26%) Terraform
2 219 (30.17%) Kubernetes
3 104 (14.33%) Ansible
4 58 (7.99%) Grafana
5 41 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (4.68%) Puppet
7 20 (2.75%) Prometheus
8 19 (2.62%) Kibana
9 13 (1.79%) Packer
10 7 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 4 (0.55%) Foglight
11 4 (0.55%) Nagios
11 4 (0.55%) Oozie
12 3 (0.41%) Consul
13 2 (0.28%) Istio
13 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.28%) Salt
13 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 70 (9.64%) Oracle
2 47 (6.47%) Cloudera
3 25 (3.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.31%) Informatica
5 18 (2.48%) Splunk
6 16 (2.20%) Google
6 16 (2.20%) ServiceNow
7 14 (1.93%) Veracode
8 10 (1.38%) Adobe
8 10 (1.38%) SAP
9 8 (1.10%) Teradata
10 7 (0.96%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.96%) Sage
11 6 (0.83%) Talend
12 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.41%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.41%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.41%) Vertica
13 3 (0.41%) VMware