The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 77 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.097% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.90% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £189.50 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+474.24% -
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
31 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.42% 0.87% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
Average daily rate £385 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
Amazon AWS
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Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS.

1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) C++

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) C++