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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 112 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 26 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.14% 12.82% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £315 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £368 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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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
74 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.25% 1.41% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 22
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £456 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 16 £400 +14.28% 10
Glasgow +15 8 £480 +60.00% 3
Dundee - 2 £300 -
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (32.61%) Java
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) Web Services
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
4 12 (26.09%) Apache
5 11 (23.91%) Linux
5 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 9 (19.57%) Oracle
6 9 (19.57%) TDD
6 9 (19.57%) Banking
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) Maven
7 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
7 8 (17.39%) Python
7 8 (17.39%) UNIX
7 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (17.39%) Apache Hive
7 8 (17.39%) BDD
7 8 (17.39%) Hudson
7 8 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (17.39%) Apache Pig
7 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
7 8 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (17.39%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (15.22%) DevOps

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.39%) Apache Pig
3 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) Node.js
4 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) CMS
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 2 (4.35%) Confluence
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (15.22%) PaaS
3 6 (13.04%) SaaS
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.70%) IaaS
5 3 (6.52%) Office 365
6 2 (4.35%) Engine Yard
6 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.35%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.17%) Heroku
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) SSH
3 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 8 (17.39%) Apache Hive
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) Maven
2 8 (17.39%) Hudson
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.04%) Ant
4 6 (13.04%) Gradle
5 5 (10.87%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 3 (6.52%) Xcode
6 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.52%) Calabash
6 3 (6.52%) Grunt
6 3 (6.52%) Appium
6 3 (6.52%) gulp
7 2 (4.35%) WebStorm
8 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 7 (15.22%) Middleware
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 6 (13.04%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) RESTful
4 4 (8.70%) REST
4 4 (8.70%) JSON
4 4 (8.70%) JSP
5 3 (6.52%) SOAP
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE
6 2 (4.35%) X-Windows
6 2 (4.35%) XML
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.35%) OAuth
7 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) Sass
7 1 (2.17%) LESS
7 1 (2.17%) J2SE
7 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.87%) Android
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) TDD
2 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (17.39%) BDD
4 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.22%) Open Source
4 7 (15.22%) SOA
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) vSphere
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Varnish
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.17%) StatsD
4 1 (2.17%) logstash
4 1 (2.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) EMC
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.35%) Remedy
6 2 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Twitter
7 1 (2.17%) Sun