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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.00% 8.14% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £416 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50 86 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.91% 5.87% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £212 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 5 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
5 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) JBoss
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
7 2 (22.22%) Rendezvous
7 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (22.22%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming

Amazon EC2
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 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Route 53
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Rendezvous
3 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
6 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) IISP
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) New Relic
2 1 (11.11%) SaltStack