The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 15 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 1.82% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.91% 34.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £438 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £470 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
47 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.84% 5.26% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 18
Median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Edinburgh region.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 15 (55.56%) Java
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (29.63%) Puppet
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.93%) Ansible
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 5 (18.52%) Maven

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
4 5 (18.52%) IaaS
5 4 (14.81%) PaaS
6 3 (11.11%) SaaS
7 2 (7.41%) Route 53
7 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) HTTP
5 2 (7.41%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) Spatial Data
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) git-flow
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Games
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 4 (14.81%) React
4 4 (14.81%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) Node.js
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) OpenLayers
6 2 (7.41%) Sass
6 2 (7.41%) Symfony
7 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
7 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.70%) Web Components
7 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.93%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Clojure
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) PHP 7
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) IISP
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Packer
4 1 (3.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) CommVault
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) New Relic
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) RightScale
3 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Verint
3 1 (3.70%) WSO2