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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 62 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 31 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 0.81% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.24% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate £413 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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
79 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.57% 2.43% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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
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 12 February 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Web Services
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 17 (39.53%) Linux
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (27.91%) ETL
6 12 (27.91%) Microservices
6 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
7 11 (25.58%) DNS
8 10 (23.26%) HTTP
8 10 (23.26%) SOA
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) DevOps
10 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
10 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) IIS
11 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
11 7 (16.28%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (16.28%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
11 7 (16.28%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (16.28%) Amazon S3
11 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (13.95%) SDLC
12 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.98%) Confluence
5 3 (6.98%) nginx
6 2 (4.65%) CMS
6 2 (4.65%) JBoss
6 2 (4.65%) SAS
7 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon S3
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (9.30%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.33%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) HTTP
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (13.95%) SSL
6 4 (9.30%) DHCP
6 4 (9.30%) FTP
6 4 (9.30%) IPsec
7 3 (6.98%) Firewall
8 2 (4.65%) DDNS
8 2 (4.65%) Internet
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security
8 2 (4.65%) WAN
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (6.98%) NUnit
3 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Grunt
4 2 (4.65%) gulp
4 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.33%) Boxen
5 1 (2.33%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Integration Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.98%) MySQL Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) .NET
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.30%) Middleware
5 4 (9.30%) RESTful
5 4 (9.30%) Servlets
5 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.98%) LINQ
6 3 (6.98%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Spring
7 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (4.65%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) Sass
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) ETL
2 12 (27.91%) Microservices
3 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.26%) SOA
4 9 (20.93%) DevOps
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
6 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) Release Management
9 3 (6.98%) System Testing
9 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) IISP
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Xen
3 3 (6.98%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Varnish
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 2 (4.65%) Teradata
6 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) Meraki
7 1 (2.33%) Percona
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
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