The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +44.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
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
34 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.02% 2.55% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 9
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £198 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £466 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Edinburgh region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) J2SE
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) JSP
5 3 (42.86%) SonarQube
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
6 2 (28.57%) OO
7 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (14.29%) Release Management
7 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 1 (14.29%) Content Management
7 1 (14.29%) SOAP

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) JBoss
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) SonarQube
2 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) J2SE
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) StatsD
1 1 (14.29%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO