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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 85 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.28% 21.88% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £510 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
- -79.36%
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
47 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.67% 2.03% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 16
Median daily rate £388 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £323 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +32.35%

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 23 July 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (50.00%) DevOps
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Ansible
6 11 (36.67%) Docker
6 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (36.67%) Puppet
6 11 (36.67%) Migration
6 11 (36.67%) Ruby
6 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 10 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 10 (33.33%) Splunk
7 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
8 8 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (26.67%) PaaS
8 8 (26.67%) Bourne shell
8 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (26.67%) C++
8 8 (26.67%) Perl
8 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 8 (26.67%) Korn
8 8 (26.67%) Legal

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 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (26.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.67%) Bluemix
3 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (13.33%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) LDAP
4 2 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) MS Access
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) SQLite
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 10 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
2 8 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (23.33%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.67%) Ant
6 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.67%) Gradle
6 2 (6.67%) Grunt
6 2 (6.67%) Hudson
6 2 (6.67%) Maven
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (13.33%) Node.js
4 4 (13.33%) RESTful
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) Spring Boot
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) Middleware
5 3 (10.00%) Servlets
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) JDBC
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) JSP
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) Migration
4 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Microservices
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Network Design
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) Ruby
4 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (26.67%) Bourne shell
5 8 (26.67%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) Korn
5 8 (26.67%) Perl
5 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) VBA
8 3 (10.00%) VBScript
9 2 (6.67%) C#
9 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) IISP
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Ansible
2 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (36.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
3 2 (6.67%) logstash
3 2 (6.67%) rkt
3 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Splunk
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Telerik
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO