Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 50 82
Rank change year-on-year +32 +32 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 186 109 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.17% 3.65% 1.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.57% 33.03% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £324
90th Percentile £600 £604 £575
Scotland median daily rate £475 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 470 330 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.11% 11.04% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 191 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +1.91%
10th Percentile £292 £315 £271
90th Percentile £625 £606 £557
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +47.06% +6.25%

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 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 85 (45.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (38.17%) Finance
4 69 (37.10%) DevOps
5 65 (34.95%) Ansible
6 62 (33.33%) Python
7 60 (32.26%) Banking
8 52 (27.96%) Linux
9 48 (25.81%) Java
10 44 (23.66%) Jenkins
11 43 (23.12%) Puppet
12 37 (19.89%) Docker
13 34 (18.28%) Kanban
14 33 (17.74%) Terraform
15 32 (17.20%) Windows
16 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (16.13%) Kubernetes
18 28 (15.05%) IaaS
18 28 (15.05%) PaaS
18 28 (15.05%) Law
19 26 (13.98%) Unix
19 26 (13.98%) Cloud Foundry
20 23 (12.37%) OpenShift
20 23 (12.37%) Firewall
20 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
21 22 (11.83%) Web Services
22 21 (11.29%) Change Control
23 19 (10.22%) JavaScript
23 19 (10.22%) Retail Banking
23 19 (10.22%) Microservices

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 26 (13.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (4.30%) Apache
3 7 (3.76%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) Confluence
5 4 (2.15%) nginx
5 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.08%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 85 (45.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (15.05%) IaaS
2 28 (15.05%) PaaS
3 23 (12.37%) OpenShift
4 13 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (5.91%) SaaS
6 9 (4.84%) GitHub
6 9 (4.84%) Office 365
7 7 (3.76%) Amazon S3
7 7 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.23%) Datadog
8 6 (3.23%) Serverless
9 5 (2.69%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.61%) Amazon SageMaker
10 3 (1.61%) BrowserStack
10 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.37%) Firewall
2 3 (1.61%) DMZ
2 3 (1.61%) DNS
2 3 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.61%) SSL
2 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.08%) DSL
4 1 (0.54%) Calico
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.15%) Big Data
5 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.61%) Parquet
7 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.08%) DataStage
7 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.08%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Kudu
8 1 (0.54%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) Impala
8 1 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (23.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.06%) JIRA
3 13 (6.99%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.84%) Artifactory
4 9 (4.84%) Selenium
5 8 (4.30%) Bitbucket
6 7 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.76%) IBM UrbanCode
6 7 (3.76%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.23%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.15%) GitLab
8 4 (2.15%) Hudson
9 3 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.61%) RSpec
9 3 (1.61%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.08%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 71 (38.17%) Finance
2 60 (32.26%) Banking
3 28 (15.05%) Law
4 19 (10.22%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.97%) Cloud Engineer
2 36 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (17.74%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (17.20%) Architect
5 20 (10.75%) Developer
6 14 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.99%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (6.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Consultant
8 11 (5.91%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
10 7 (3.76%) Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Designer
11 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Monitoring Engineer
12 5 (2.69%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.83%) Web Services
2 15 (8.06%) REST
3 11 (5.91%) Node.js
4 10 (5.38%) .NET
5 8 (4.30%) CSS
5 8 (4.30%) SOAP
6 6 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (3.23%) HTML
6 6 (3.23%) Middleware
7 5 (2.69%) Spring
8 4 (2.15%) Java EE
9 3 (1.61%) Drools
9 3 (1.61%) jBPM
9 3 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.61%) RESTful
10 2 (1.08%) Enzyme
10 2 (1.08%) Express
10 2 (1.08%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.08%) React
10 2 (1.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.99%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.69%) Private Cloud
3 5 (2.69%) User Experience
4 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.61%) Cyberattack
5 3 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.54%) DataPower
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.96%) Linux
2 32 (17.20%) Windows
3 26 (13.98%) Unix
4 18 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.14%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.84%) Solaris
7 7 (3.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.69%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.15%) Android
9 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.15%) CentOS
10 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.10%) DevOps
3 34 (18.28%) Kanban
4 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
6 21 (11.29%) Change Control
7 19 (10.22%) Microservices
8 16 (8.60%) Migration
8 16 (8.60%) TDD
9 15 (8.06%) Scrum
10 14 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (6.99%) Analytics
12 9 (4.84%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.84%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.76%) Collaborative Working
13 7 (3.76%) ETL
13 7 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.76%) Test Automation
14 6 (3.23%) Deployment Automation
14 6 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.33%) Python
2 48 (25.81%) Java
3 19 (10.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.14%) Ruby
5 14 (7.53%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.99%) SQL
7 11 (5.91%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.23%) Perl
9 5 (2.69%) C#
9 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.61%) Java 8
10 3 (1.61%) Scala
11 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.08%) R
12 1 (0.54%) ES6
12 1 (0.54%) Go
12 1 (0.54%) Groovy
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.08%) MCSA
2 2 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (1.61%) PSD2
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (19.89%) Docker
2 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.61%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.61%) XenApp
3 3 (1.61%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (34.95%) Ansible
2 43 (23.12%) Puppet
3 33 (17.74%) Terraform
4 30 (16.13%) Kubernetes
5 16 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.76%) Nagios
7 6 (3.23%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.69%) PowerCLI
9 4 (2.15%) Consul
10 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.08%) Kibana
11 2 (1.08%) logstash
11 2 (1.08%) Mesos
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.08%) Xymon
12 1 (0.54%) Oozie
12 1 (0.54%) Packer
12 1 (0.54%) Scalr
Vendors
1 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle
3 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.30%) VMware
4 7 (3.76%) AppDynamics
4 7 (3.76%) New Relic
4 7 (3.76%) Splunk
5 6 (3.23%) Micro Focus
6 5 (2.69%) Google
6 5 (2.69%) Tableau
7 4 (2.15%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) Brocade
8 3 (1.61%) Citrix
8 3 (1.61%) Dell
8 3 (1.61%) Informatica
9 1 (0.54%) CA
9 1 (0.54%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.54%) Talend