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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 48 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 23 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 0.93% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.59% 21.88% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £336 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £283 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -
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
54 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.95% 4.24% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 17
Median daily rate £400 £300 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) DevOps
3 13 (44.83%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Python
6 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (24.14%) SDLC
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) MySQL
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Puppet
8 6 (20.69%) Open Source
9 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
9 5 (17.24%) Ansible
9 5 (17.24%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.24%) Workflow
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) HTML

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 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
4 4 (13.79%) IaaS
5 3 (10.34%) PaaS
5 3 (10.34%) SaaS
6 2 (6.90%) Route 53
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.45%) Bluemix
7 1 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.34%) MS Access
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (6.90%) Spatial Data
6 2 (6.90%) SQLite
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.45%) Power BI
7 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.45%) git-flow
5 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VBA Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) React
6 3 (10.34%) Node.js
6 3 (10.34%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
6 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) HTML5
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) OpenLayers
7 2 (6.90%) Sass
7 2 (6.90%) Symfony
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.45%) D3.js
8 1 (3.45%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Workflow
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 3 (10.34%) VBScript
7 2 (6.90%) Clojure
7 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 2 (6.90%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) IISP
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) CommVault
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) RightScale
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) WSO2
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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