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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 79 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.084% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.00% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
25 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 1.09% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £293 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £405 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Gradle
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) PostGIS
4 3 (33.33%) IaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Hudson
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Ansible

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Gradle
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Calabash
3 1 (11.11%) Appium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) PostGIS
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
5 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible