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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 80 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 14 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 1.41% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.82% 40.82% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
Amazon AWS
Scotland

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
44 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.12% 3.45% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £329 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £443 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 29 (63.04%) Java
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
3 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (47.83%) Web Services
5 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (41.30%) DevOps
7 16 (34.78%) Ansible
7 16 (34.78%) Python
8 14 (30.43%) Microservices
9 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (26.09%) ETL
10 12 (26.09%) Docker
10 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (26.09%) Puppet
11 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) Ruby
12 10 (21.74%) TeamCity
12 10 (21.74%) JIRA
12 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
12 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
12 10 (21.74%) Splunk
12 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
13 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
13 9 (19.57%) SOA
13 9 (19.57%) HTTP
13 9 (19.57%) DNS
14 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
14 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 8 (17.39%) C++

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 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) Node.js
3 4 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.35%) SAS
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) PaaS
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.17%) Bluemix
6 1 (2.17%) Heroku
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
1 9 (19.57%) HTTP
2 7 (15.22%) SSL
2 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (6.52%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) FTP
5 2 (4.35%) IPsec
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) DDNS
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
1 10 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 8 (17.39%) MSBuild
2 8 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (15.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Gradle
4 2 (4.35%) Grunt
4 2 (4.35%) gulp
4 2 (4.35%) Hudson
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Architect
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Integration Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) AWS Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) MySQL Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) Web Services
2 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
2 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (13.04%) RESTful
3 6 (13.04%) Spring
3 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
4 4 (8.70%) Middleware
4 4 (8.70%) Servlets
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (4.35%) Java EE
6 2 (4.35%) JDBC
6 2 (4.35%) JSP
6 2 (4.35%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
4 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) DevOps
3 14 (30.43%) Microservices
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.09%) ETL
6 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 9 (19.57%) SOA
8 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 7 (15.22%) Open Source
10 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
10 6 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (13.04%) Scrum
10 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (10.87%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
13 3 (6.52%) SDLC
13 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
13 3 (6.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 11 (23.91%) Ruby
4 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 8 (17.39%) Bourne shell
5 8 (17.39%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) Korn
5 8 (17.39%) Perl
5 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) IISP
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.35%) Xen
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Ansible
2 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (26.09%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.35%) logstash
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Splunk
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Google
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Percona
7 1 (2.17%) Teradata