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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 79 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.95% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.67% 44.44% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.38 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-32.37% -79.41%
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
60 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.16% 2.14% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 14
Median daily rate £388 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

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 31 August 2016.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 11 (55.00%) Migration
4 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (50.00%) Puppet
5 10 (50.00%) Splunk
5 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (50.00%) Ruby
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (50.00%) Ansible
5 10 (50.00%) Docker
6 8 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (40.00%) Korn
6 8 (40.00%) MSBuild
6 8 (40.00%) PaaS
6 8 (40.00%) Bourne shell
6 8 (40.00%) C++
6 8 (40.00%) Perl
6 8 (40.00%) Legal
6 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services

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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Bluemix
3 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQLite
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (40.00%) MSBuild
2 8 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Ant
5 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) Gradle
5 2 (10.00%) gulp
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Legal
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) AWS Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Java EE
4 2 (10.00%) JDBC
4 2 (10.00%) JSP
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) Node.js
4 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 2 (10.00%) Servlets
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) D3.js
5 1 (5.00%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Migration
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) Network Design
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 8 (40.00%) Bourne shell
4 8 (40.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) Korn
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 2 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (5.00%) C#
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
1 10 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (10.00%) rkt
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Splunk
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Telerik
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO