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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 93 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.079% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 6.45% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
47 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 1.96% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 17
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 £320 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £462
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 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 25 July 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) IISP
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) IISP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland