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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 15 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.66% 1.72% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.41% 36.62% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 51 71 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.65% 4.68% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 31
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (35.14%) Java
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) Ansible
5 11 (29.73%) Puppet
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) Python
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) Banking
7 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
8 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (21.62%) Amazon S3
8 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
9 7 (18.92%) Open Source
9 7 (18.92%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (16.22%) Data Architecture
10 6 (16.22%) Retail
10 6 (16.22%) Migration
10 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (16.22%) Perl

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 4 (10.81%) SAS
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Liferay
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) Amazon S3
3 7 (18.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (16.22%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (13.51%) IaaS
6 4 (10.81%) PaaS
7 3 (8.11%) SaaS
8 2 (5.41%) Route 53
8 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
9 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
9 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.41%) HBase
6 2 (5.41%) Impala
6 2 (5.41%) Spatial Data
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.41%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) Ant
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.70%) git-flow
6 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) Node.js
3 4 (10.81%) RESTful
4 3 (8.11%) React
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 3 (8.11%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) OpenLayers
5 2 (5.41%) Sass
5 2 (5.41%) Symfony
6 1 (2.70%) Java EE
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Fintech
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Open Source
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Data Architecture
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
6 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Release Management
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) Python
3 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
7 2 (5.41%) R
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) Clojure
8 1 (2.70%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CISSP
1 1 (2.70%) IISP
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) HDFS
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (5.41%) Oozie
4 1 (2.70%) Packer
4 1 (2.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
2 6 (16.22%) Cloudera
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Teradata
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) CommVault
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) New Relic
7 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.70%) Verint
7 1 (2.70%) WSO2