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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 102 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 23 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.80% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.83% 32.50% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £530 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.38 £39.00 £189.50
% change year-on-year
-32.37% -79.41%
Amazon AWS
UK

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
129 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.71% 2.46% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 41 19
Median daily rate £388 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +19 15 £406 -15.36% 2
Edinburgh -6 7 £400 - 2
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 29 (61.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
3 18 (38.30%) Ansible
3 18 (38.30%) Docker
4 16 (34.04%) DevOps
4 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (34.04%) Puppet
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.79%) Python
7 13 (27.66%) Migration
8 11 (23.40%) Ruby
8 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
9 10 (21.28%) Apache
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 10 (21.28%) Perl
9 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (21.28%) Splunk
9 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
9 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
9 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
9 10 (21.28%) PaaS
10 9 (19.15%) Private Cloud
10 9 (19.15%) Maven
10 9 (19.15%) MySQL
10 9 (19.15%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) C++

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 (21.28%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.28%) PaaS
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.26%) Bluemix
4 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Office 365
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) DHCP
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) NAS
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.38%) MS Access
6 2 (4.26%) DB2
6 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) SQLite
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.13%) Power BI
7 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
3 9 (19.15%) Maven
4 8 (17.02%) MSBuild
4 8 (17.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (17.02%) Subversion
5 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.26%) Gradle
7 2 (4.26%) Grunt
7 2 (4.26%) gulp
7 2 (4.26%) Hudson
7 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Legal
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (21.28%) AWS Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) REST
2 6 (12.77%) Spring
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
3 4 (8.51%) RESTful
3 4 (8.51%) XSLT
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) Java EE
5 2 (4.26%) JDBC
5 2 (4.26%) JSP
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) Servlets
5 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.51%) Unix
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) CentOS
7 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (34.04%) DevOps
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Migration
4 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.02%) Microservices
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.51%) High Availability
8 4 (8.51%) Open Source
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.38%) Prototyping
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) Ruby
4 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
4 10 (21.28%) Perl
5 8 (17.02%) Bourne shell
5 8 (17.02%) C++
5 8 (17.02%) Korn
5 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) Groovy
8 4 (8.51%) XPath
8 4 (8.51%) XQuery
9 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.38%) VBA
9 3 (6.38%) VBScript
10 2 (4.26%) VB
11 1 (2.13%) C
11 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) CCNA
2 2 (4.26%) CCNP
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) Dovecot
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) Ansible
2 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (34.04%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.26%) logstash
3 2 (4.26%) Mesos
3 2 (4.26%) rkt
3 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Splunk
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
5 2 (4.26%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Telerik
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO