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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.54%
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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
25 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 27 February 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Gradle
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) IaaS
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) TDD

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Gradle
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Calabash
3 1 (14.29%) Appium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef