Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 96 111
Rank change year-on-year +44 +15 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 98 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.32% 1.17% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.41% 22.32% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £495 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £273
90th Percentile £598 £575 £565
Scotland median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 345 112 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.68% 5.26% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 73 54
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.48% -6.00%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £259
90th Percentile £600 £523 £514
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.63% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +40.00% -36.51%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 55 (56.12%) Linux
2 48 (48.98%) Ansible
3 41 (41.84%) DevOps
4 33 (33.67%) Java
5 32 (32.65%) Windows
5 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (28.57%) Web Services
7 25 (25.51%) Puppet
8 22 (22.45%) Banking
9 21 (21.43%) Finance
9 21 (21.43%) Oracle
10 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
10 20 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (19.39%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (18.37%) Tomcat
13 16 (16.33%) Python
13 16 (16.33%) Unix
13 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 16 (16.33%) Maven
13 16 (16.33%) Test Automation
14 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (15.31%) Migration
15 14 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (13.27%) Ruby
16 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
17 11 (11.22%) SQL
17 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
18 10 (10.20%) Firewall
18 10 (10.20%) Apache

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 18 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.20%) Apache
3 7 (7.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.12%) JBoss
5 5 (5.10%) SAS
6 4 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.18%) PaaS
3 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (8.16%) IaaS
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.06%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.04%) Firebase
7 1 (1.02%) Datadog
7 1 (1.02%) Route 53
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) DNS
1 10 (10.20%) Firewall
2 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.10%) BIG-IP
3 5 (5.10%) LDAP
4 4 (4.08%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.06%) HTTP
5 3 (3.06%) Internet
6 2 (2.04%) Intranet
6 2 (2.04%) Network Security
6 2 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.04%) SAN
6 2 (2.04%) SSL
6 2 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (1.02%) AMQP
7 1 (1.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) DTS
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.33%) Maven
3 14 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (8.16%) Gradle
5 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.04%) webpack
9 1 (1.02%) Appium
9 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.02%) Gatling
9 1 (1.02%) JUnit
9 1 (1.02%) Protractor
9 1 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 22 (22.45%) Banking
2 21 (21.43%) Finance
3 9 (9.18%) Law
4 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (30.61%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Architect
4 14 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (9.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Data Architect
9 6 (6.12%) AWS Architect
9 6 (6.12%) DevOps Specialist
9 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (6.12%) Migration Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (5.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Data Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) Web Services
2 10 (10.20%) .NET
3 7 (7.14%) RESTful
4 6 (6.12%) HTML
4 6 (6.12%) Java EE
4 6 (6.12%) jQuery
5 5 (5.10%) Ajax
5 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.10%) CSS
5 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.10%) JPA
5 5 (5.10%) React
5 5 (5.10%) XML
6 4 (4.08%) EJB
6 4 (4.08%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (4.08%) Sass
6 4 (4.08%) SOAP
6 4 (4.08%) XSLT
7 3 (3.06%) Node.js
7 3 (3.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (9.18%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) DataPower
4 5 (5.10%) PKI
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Blog
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.12%) Linux
2 32 (32.65%) Windows
3 20 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (16.33%) Unix
5 10 (10.20%) CentOS
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) DevOps
2 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (16.33%) Test Automation
4 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.31%) Migration
5 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.18%) Matrix Management
7 8 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.12%) Open Source
8 6 (6.12%) Task Automation
8 6 (6.12%) TDD
9 5 (5.10%) Change Control
9 5 (5.10%) Runbook
9 5 (5.10%) SDLC
10 4 (4.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.08%) ETL
10 4 (4.08%) Network Design
10 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) Java
2 16 (16.33%) Python
3 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.27%) Ruby
4 11 (11.22%) SQL
5 10 (10.20%) Perl
6 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.08%) C#
7 4 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (2.04%) ES6
8 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Go
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.04%) MCSD
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) GDPR
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (48.98%) Ansible
2 25 (25.51%) Puppet
3 19 (19.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.16%) Nagios
5 7 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.10%) Packer
7 3 (3.06%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.04%) Terraform
9 1 (1.02%) Control-M
9 1 (1.02%) Salt
9 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.16%) Splunk
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.14%) Teradata
5 6 (6.12%) Cloudera
6 5 (5.10%) F5
6 5 (5.10%) IBM
7 4 (4.08%) Adobe
7 4 (4.08%) Citrix
7 4 (4.08%) Google
8 3 (3.06%) Imperva
8 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) Capita
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco
10 1 (1.02%) New Relic
10 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.02%) VMware