Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 64 99
Rank change year-on-year +31 +35 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 133 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.59% 2.19% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.96% 25.43% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 28 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £288
90th Percentile £600 £547 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 317 173 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.93% 8.61% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 120 57
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £277 £267 £286
90th Percentile £600 £601 £500
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.97% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.26 £14.49 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.18% -59.75% +114.93%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 59 (44.36%) DevOps
2 52 (39.10%) Python
3 48 (36.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (30.83%) Docker
6 40 (30.08%) Finance
7 37 (27.82%) Ansible
8 36 (27.07%) Kubernetes
9 33 (24.81%) Cloud Foundry
9 33 (24.81%) Java
10 30 (22.56%) TDD
10 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
11 29 (21.80%) Ruby
12 28 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (20.30%) Jenkins
13 27 (20.30%) Bash Shell
13 27 (20.30%) JavaScript
14 26 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (18.80%) Maven
16 24 (18.05%) Banking
16 24 (18.05%) Node.js
17 22 (16.54%) GCP
18 21 (15.79%) Linux
19 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
19 20 (15.04%) Sonatype Nexus
20 19 (14.29%) IBM
20 19 (14.29%) Groovy
21 18 (13.53%) Heroku
21 18 (13.53%) BDD
21 18 (13.53%) E-Commerce

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring 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 33 (24.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 3 (2.26%) nginx
5 2 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.50%) Confluence
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.50%) SAS
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.75%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.75%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.75%) Maya
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 48 (36.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (13.53%) Heroku
3 18 (13.53%) npm
4 15 (11.28%) GitHub
5 13 (9.77%) PaaS
6 12 (9.02%) IaaS
7 11 (8.27%) OpenShift
8 10 (7.52%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (6.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (6.77%) Bluemix
10 6 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (3.76%) Amazon S3
11 5 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (3.76%) SaaS
11 5 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (3.01%) Tricentis Tosca
13 3 (2.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (2.26%) Serverless
13 3 (2.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) DNS
1 8 (6.02%) Firewall
2 4 (3.01%) BGP
2 4 (3.01%) BIG-IP
2 4 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (3.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (3.01%) FabricPath
2 4 (3.01%) HSRP
2 4 (3.01%) OSPF
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.50%) IPFIX
3 2 (1.50%) MPLS
3 2 (1.50%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.75%) IPsec
4 1 (0.75%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.75%) SSH
4 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.01%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.01%) Data Lake
5 4 (3.01%) Redis
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.26%) Power BI
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.50%) HBase
7 2 (1.50%) Impala
7 2 (1.50%) MySQL
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 27 (20.30%) Jenkins
3 25 (18.80%) Maven
4 20 (15.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (10.53%) GitLab
5 14 (10.53%) SonarQube
6 13 (9.77%) Ant
6 13 (9.77%) Gerrit
7 10 (7.52%) TeamCity
8 7 (5.26%) Artifactory
8 7 (5.26%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.26%) Gradle
9 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.76%) Selenium
10 4 (3.01%) HP UFT
10 4 (3.01%) IBM UrbanCode
10 4 (3.01%) JIRA
10 4 (3.01%) Subversion
11 3 (2.26%) Babel
General
1 40 (30.08%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Law
4 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.01%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (20.30%) Developer
3 22 (16.54%) Architect
4 20 (15.04%) Senior DevOps
4 20 (15.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (7.52%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) AWS Architect
8 6 (4.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.01%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.05%) Node.js
2 17 (12.78%) Web Services
3 10 (7.52%) .NET
3 10 (7.52%) React
4 9 (6.77%) CSS
4 9 (6.77%) HTML
5 6 (4.51%) Redux
6 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.01%) REST
8 3 (2.26%) Chai
8 3 (2.26%) Enzyme
8 3 (2.26%) jBPM
8 3 (2.26%) JPA
8 3 (2.26%) JSON
8 3 (2.26%) Kafka
8 3 (2.26%) RESTful
8 3 (2.26%) SOAP
8 3 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) iPad
2 11 (8.27%) Private Cloud
3 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.02%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.01%) User Experience
8 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.75%) CESG
10 1 (0.75%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.75%) DataPower
10 1 (0.75%) Fintech
10 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (3.76%) Unix
3 3 (2.26%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) AIX
4 2 (1.50%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.50%) zOS
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.36%) DevOps
2 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.56%) TDD
4 26 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (13.53%) BDD
5 18 (13.53%) E-Commerce
6 16 (12.03%) Scrum
7 14 (10.53%) Microservices
8 13 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.52%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.26%) Analytics
10 7 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (5.26%) Information Security
11 6 (4.51%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.51%) Visualisation
12 5 (3.76%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (3.76%) Migration
12 5 (3.76%) MVC
12 5 (3.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.10%) Python
2 33 (24.81%) Java
3 29 (21.80%) Ruby
4 27 (20.30%) Bash Shell
4 27 (20.30%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.29%) Groovy
6 13 (9.77%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.77%) C#
8 6 (4.51%) SQL
9 5 (3.76%) Java 8
10 4 (3.01%) R
11 3 (2.26%) C++
11 3 (2.26%) Go
11 3 (2.26%) PHP
11 3 (2.26%) Scala
12 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) ES6
13 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (2.26%) CISA
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.26%) CISM
3 3 (2.26%) CISSP
3 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.75%) CISMP
5 1 (0.75%) IISP
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.54%) GCP
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 41 (30.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.75%) HDFS
3 1 (0.75%) iptables
3 1 (0.75%) NFS
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (27.82%) Ansible
2 36 (27.07%) Kubernetes
3 15 (11.28%) Mesos
4 14 (10.53%) Consul
5 13 (9.77%) Puppet
6 12 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (6.77%) Terraform
8 4 (3.01%) FortiGate
8 4 (3.01%) OpenView
8 4 (3.01%) SCOM
8 4 (3.01%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.26%) SCCM
10 2 (1.50%) Nessus
10 2 (1.50%) SELinux
11 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.75%) Nagios
11 1 (0.75%) Oozie
11 1 (0.75%) Rancher
11 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) IBM
3 9 (6.77%) Google
4 7 (5.26%) VMware
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco
5 6 (4.51%) F5
5 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.01%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) Infoblox
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle
6 4 (3.01%) Splunk
7 3 (2.26%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.50%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.50%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.50%) Gemalto
8 2 (1.50%) MapR
8 2 (1.50%) Qualys
8 2 (1.50%) Tableau
8 2 (1.50%) Thales
9 1 (0.75%) CA