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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 100 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 26 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.24% 9.52% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 1
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£400 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -
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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
68 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 1.56% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 12
Average daily rate £400 £418 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 22 £400 -4.19% 6
Glasgow - 4 £325 - 5
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (54.35%) Java
1 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) Finance
4 16 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (34.78%) Apache
5 15 (32.61%) Web Services
5 15 (32.61%) UNIX
6 14 (30.43%) Python
6 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.26%) Banking
7 13 (28.26%) Hadoop
7 13 (28.26%) Apache Hive
7 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
7 13 (28.26%) JBoss
7 13 (28.26%) Apache Pig
7 13 (28.26%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (28.26%) DevOps
7 13 (28.26%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (26.09%) Linux
9 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
9 11 (23.91%) BDD
9 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
10 10 (21.74%) Gradle
10 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 10 (21.74%) Maven
10 10 (21.74%) TDD
11 9 (19.57%) Open Source

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (34.78%) Apache
2 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
2 13 (28.26%) JBoss
2 13 (28.26%) Apache Pig
3 5 (10.87%) Umbraco
4 4 (8.70%) CMS
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon EMR
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.70%) IaaS
5 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.35%) Route 53
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.17%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (28.26%) Hadoop
2 13 (28.26%) Apache Hive
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Gradle
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Maven
3 9 (19.57%) Hudson
4 8 (17.39%) Ant
5 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 5 (10.87%) Selenium
6 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 4 (8.70%) Appium
6 4 (8.70%) Calabash
7 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
7 3 (6.52%) Xcode
8 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) RESTful
2 8 (17.39%) JSON
3 7 (15.22%) JSP
4 6 (13.04%) .NET
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 4 (8.70%) REST
7 3 (6.52%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.17%) J2EE
8 1 (2.17%) XML
8 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) UNIX
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.87%) Android
4 5 (10.87%) Windows
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) BDD
4 10 (21.74%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Release Management
8 3 (6.52%) Android Development
8 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.52%) ATDD
8 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) MVC
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
1 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (30.43%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) logstash
1 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.17%) StatsD
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Graphite
2 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) Sun