The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 24 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 1.63% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.39% 27.81% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 8
Median daily rate £400 £406 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £433 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
138 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.01% 5.86% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 28
Median daily rate £375 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £182 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 16 £425 +3.03% 8
Glasgow -3 4 £413 +24.06% 2
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Amazon AWS
UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 27 (47.37%) Java
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
1 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) DevOps
3 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (33.33%) Python
5 18 (31.58%) Web Services
6 17 (29.82%) Ansible
7 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
8 14 (24.56%) Scrum
9 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.81%) Puppet
10 12 (21.05%) Open Source
11 11 (19.30%) REST
11 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (19.30%) Microservices
11 11 (19.30%) MySQL
11 11 (19.30%) Windows
11 11 (19.30%) JIRA
12 10 (17.54%) Web Development
12 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
12 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
12 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (15.79%) HTML5
13 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.79%) Apache
13 9 (15.79%) HTML
13 9 (15.79%) CSS

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.79%) Apache
3 6 (10.53%) Confluence
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) SAS
5 2 (3.51%) nginx
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) Liferay
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
3 7 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (8.77%) IaaS
5 5 (8.77%) PaaS
6 4 (7.02%) SaaS
7 3 (5.26%) GitHub
8 2 (3.51%) Route 53
8 2 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.75%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (7.02%) DHCP
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
5 3 (5.26%) Network Security
5 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.51%) SSL
7 1 (1.75%) Broadband
7 1 (1.75%) DVB
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
2 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (5.26%) Big Data
6 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.30%) JIRA
3 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.79%) Maven
4 6 (10.53%) Gradle
5 4 (7.02%) Artifactory
5 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.02%) JBehave
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
7 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.51%) YouTrack
8 1 (1.75%) Ant
8 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Web Services
2 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
3 11 (19.30%) REST
4 9 (15.79%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 9 (15.79%) HTML5
5 8 (14.04%) Node.js
6 7 (12.28%) JMS
6 7 (12.28%) XSLT
7 6 (10.53%) .NET
8 5 (8.77%) CSS3
8 5 (8.77%) RESTful
8 5 (8.77%) Spring
9 4 (7.02%) Ajax
9 4 (7.02%) Dojo
9 4 (7.02%) jQuery
9 4 (7.02%) JSP
9 4 (7.02%) React
9 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) User Experience
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Blog
4 2 (3.51%) VLE
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) CentOS
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) DevOps
3 14 (24.56%) Scrum
4 12 (21.05%) Open Source
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.30%) Microservices
6 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) Web Development
7 9 (15.79%) Migration
8 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.28%) SOA
10 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.77%) TDD
12 4 (7.02%) BDD
12 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
12 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.02%) High Availability
12 4 (7.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.28%) XPath
5 7 (12.28%) XQuery
6 6 (10.53%) Perl
7 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 4 (7.02%) Ruby
8 4 (7.02%) SQL
9 3 (5.26%) Groovy
10 2 (3.51%) C#
10 2 (3.51%) Clojure
10 2 (3.51%) Scala
11 1 (1.75%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) CISSP
1 1 (1.75%) IISP
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
1 4 (7.02%) WCAG
2 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Ansible
2 13 (22.81%) Puppet
3 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) Packer
4 1 (1.75%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.26%) Teradata
5 2 (3.51%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) CommVault
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) New Relic
6 1 (1.75%) RightScale
6 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.75%) Verint
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) WSO2
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