Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 266 338
Rank change year-on-year +82 +72 +178
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 453 848 799
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.00% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.37% 3.45% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 552 600
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £381 £413 £413
90th Percentile £671 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year +37.25% - -

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 10,362 24,592 24,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.71% 29.06% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,743 16,836 16,854
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +2.70%
10th Percentile £306 £294 £305
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 417 337
Median hourly rate £31.25 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.35% +22.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £75.25 £56.75
Median hourly rate £22.66 £21.34 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.19% +21.94% -2.78%

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 31 October 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 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 31 October 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 +58 368 £550 - 113
London +25 245 £550 - 80
UK excluding London +135 173 £475 -5.00% 43
Work from Home -63 95 £512 -6.91% 30
North of England +74 53 £450 -12.20% 8
North West +60 39 £432 -17.71% 6
Scotland +79 36 £450 -14.29% 7
East of England +66 27 £588 -4.08% 6
Wales +52 17 £481 +6.94% 2
Midlands +65 15 £468 +1.08% 8
South East +131 13 £500 -4.76% 7
South West +64 12 £525 -4.55% 4
North East +36 12 £475 -4.04%
West Midlands +48 9 £450 -2.70% 6
East Midlands +46 6 £494 +9.72% 2
Yorkshire +67 2 £618 +54.38% 2

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 442 (97.57%) AWS
2 266 (58.72%) Amazon EC2
3 251 (55.41%) Python
4 249 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (47.02%) Serverless
6 211 (46.58%) AWS Lambda
7 193 (42.60%) Java
8 188 (41.50%) DevOps
9 159 (35.10%) Jenkins
10 152 (33.55%) Terraform
11 148 (32.67%) Amazon RDS
12 138 (30.46%) Finance
12 138 (30.46%) Web Services
12 138 (30.46%) Software Engineering
13 131 (28.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 130 (28.70%) Docker
15 125 (27.59%) SQL
16 118 (26.05%) AWS CloudFormation
17 116 (25.61%) Kubernetes
18 112 (24.72%) JavaScript
18 112 (24.72%) Front Office
19 110 (24.28%) Asset Management
19 110 (24.28%) Fixed Income
20 109 (24.06%) Derivative
21 107 (23.62%) Equities
22 105 (23.18%) Amazon SQS
23 100 (22.08%) Amazon Redshift
24 96 (21.19%) Linux
25 91 (20.09%) React
26 87 (19.21%) Security Cleared

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 44 (9.71%) Apache
2 34 (7.51%) Apache Spark
3 24 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.97%) Confluence
5 10 (2.21%) Jupyter
5 10 (2.21%) SAS
6 4 (0.88%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.44%) JBoss
8 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) Documentum
9 1 (0.22%) FileNet
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (5.30%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Exstream
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 442 (97.57%) AWS
2 266 (58.72%) Amazon EC2
3 213 (47.02%) Serverless
4 211 (46.58%) AWS Lambda
5 118 (26.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 105 (23.18%) Amazon SQS
7 75 (16.56%) Amazon ECS
7 75 (16.56%) OpenShift
8 72 (15.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 64 (14.13%) Route 53
10 61 (13.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 47 (10.38%) Azure
12 34 (7.51%) Amazon EMR
13 32 (7.06%) Amazon EKS
14 27 (5.96%) GitHub
15 25 (5.52%) AWS CloudTrail
16 23 (5.08%) Amazon Cognito
16 23 (5.08%) Amazon ELB
16 23 (5.08%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (4.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.65%) Firewall
2 11 (2.43%) VPN
3 8 (1.77%) DNS
4 5 (1.10%) DHCP
4 5 (1.10%) HTTP
4 5 (1.10%) Network Security
5 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (0.88%) WAN
6 3 (0.66%) Skype
7 2 (0.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.44%) SMTP
7 2 (0.44%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.22%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (32.67%) Amazon RDS
2 131 (28.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 100 (22.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 66 (14.57%) MySQL
5 54 (11.92%) Relational Database
6 47 (10.38%) Apache Hive
7 44 (9.71%) Amazon Aurora
7 44 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (9.27%) Hadoop
9 40 (8.83%) NoSQL
10 36 (7.95%) Impala
11 31 (6.84%) Big Data
12 30 (6.62%) Pentaho
13 28 (6.18%) Data Lake
13 28 (6.18%) MongoDB
14 23 (5.08%) Amazon Athena
14 23 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (3.53%) SQL Server
16 15 (3.31%) Apache Ignite
17 13 (2.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 159 (35.10%) Jenkins
2 84 (18.54%) Git (software)
3 53 (11.70%) Artifactory
4 30 (6.62%) RStudio
5 26 (5.74%) JIRA
6 22 (4.86%) GitLab
7 11 (2.43%) Maven
7 11 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.55%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.55%) JUnit
10 6 (1.32%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.32%) Spinnaker
11 5 (1.10%) Postman
11 5 (1.10%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.10%) Terragrunt
12 4 (0.88%) Grunt
12 4 (0.88%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.88%) Sublime Text
12 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (30.46%) Finance
2 112 (24.72%) Front Office
3 49 (10.82%) Public Sector
4 34 (7.51%) Banking
5 27 (5.96%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.32%) Marketing
6 6 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.10%) Games
8 4 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Police
9 1 (0.22%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (36.20%) Developer
2 84 (18.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (18.32%) AWS Engineer
4 76 (16.78%) Python Engineer
5 70 (15.45%) Software Engineer
6 63 (13.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 61 (13.47%) Python Developer
8 59 (13.02%) AWS DevOps
9 49 (10.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 45 (9.93%) Data Engineer
11 42 (9.27%) Python Software Engineer
12 40 (8.83%) AWS Developer
13 39 (8.61%) Java Developer
14 34 (7.51%) Architect
15 32 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
16 29 (6.40%) JavaScript Engineer
17 25 (5.52%) Java Software Developer
18 24 (5.30%) Java Engineer
19 22 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
20 21 (4.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (30.46%) Web Services
2 91 (20.09%) React
3 73 (16.11%) AngularJS
4 67 (14.79%) Vue.js
5 35 (7.73%) J2EE
5 35 (7.73%) J2SE
6 26 (5.74%) JSON
6 26 (5.74%) REST
7 22 (4.86%) Spring Boot
8 21 (4.64%) .NET
9 20 (4.42%) Lambda Expressions
9 20 (4.42%) Node.js
9 20 (4.42%) RESTful
10 19 (4.19%) Spring
11 16 (3.53%) Kafka
12 15 (3.31%) CSS
12 15 (3.31%) HTML
13 14 (3.09%) OAuth
14 13 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (2.87%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 110 (24.28%) Fixed Income
2 109 (24.06%) Derivative
3 107 (23.62%) Equities
4 64 (14.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (14.13%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.87%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.65%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.21%) User Experience
9 9 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.77%) PKI
11 7 (1.55%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.10%) Replication
13 3 (0.66%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.19%) Linux
2 27 (5.96%) Windows
3 22 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (4.86%) Unix
4 14 (3.09%) CentOS
5 12 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.55%) Debian
7 4 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (0.88%) Android
7 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.66%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (41.50%) DevOps
3 138 (30.46%) Software Engineering
4 110 (24.28%) Asset Management
5 77 (17.00%) ETL
5 77 (17.00%) Microservices
6 65 (14.35%) Deployment Automation
7 60 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (12.14%) Decision-Making
8 55 (12.14%) Scrum
9 53 (11.70%) Infrastructure as Code
10 48 (10.60%) Configuration Management
11 40 (8.83%) Data Modelling
12 39 (8.61%) Test Automation
13 38 (8.39%) Analytics
13 38 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (7.95%) Infrastructure Automation
14 36 (7.95%) Migration
15 35 (7.73%) Mentoring
15 35 (7.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 251 (55.41%) Python
2 193 (42.60%) Java
3 125 (27.59%) SQL
4 112 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 67 (14.79%) Kotlin
6 51 (11.26%) Bash Shell
7 46 (10.15%) TypeScript
8 33 (7.28%) Scala
9 31 (6.84%) R
10 24 (5.30%) Go
11 22 (4.86%) Java 8
12 20 (4.42%) Ruby
13 17 (3.75%) PowerShell
14 16 (3.53%) C#
15 15 (3.31%) Clojure
16 12 (2.65%) PHP
17 8 (1.77%) Groovy
18 6 (1.32%) Perl
18 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
19 5 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 87 (19.21%) Security Cleared
2 79 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.62%) AWS Certification
4 10 (2.21%) Degree
5 9 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.10%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.22%) GPEN
9 1 (0.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.31%) QA
2 7 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.55%) NCSC
3 6 (1.32%) GDPR
4 5 (1.10%) GxP
5 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.66%) SLA
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) IFRS
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) NIST
7 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 130 (28.70%) Docker
2 36 (7.95%) HDFS
3 13 (2.87%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.66%) Gluster
4 3 (0.66%) NFS
4 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) iptables
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 152 (33.55%) Terraform
2 116 (25.61%) Kubernetes
3 84 (18.54%) Ansible
4 31 (6.84%) Puppet
5 23 (5.08%) Grafana
6 22 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (4.86%) Packer
7 19 (4.19%) Prometheus
8 15 (3.31%) Kibana
9 9 (1.99%) Consul
10 7 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.32%) PingFederate
12 4 (0.88%) Avamar
13 3 (0.66%) Graylog
13 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.66%) Nagios
13 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.66%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.44%) Foglight
14 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (10.82%) Oracle
2 40 (8.83%) Cloudera
3 27 (5.96%) Talend
4 16 (3.53%) Informatica
5 15 (3.31%) Splunk
6 13 (2.87%) Microsoft
7 11 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.43%) SAP
8 9 (1.99%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.77%) Cisco
10 7 (1.55%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.55%) VMware
11 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.32%) Zscaler
12 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.88%) CommVault
12 4 (0.88%) Databricks
12 4 (0.88%) F5
12 4 (0.88%) Google
12 4 (0.88%) Palo Alto