Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 52 99
Rank change year-on-year +31 +47 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 206 95 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.06% 3.28% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.95% 28.53% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 48 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £288
90th Percentile £600 £611 £575
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
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 503 333 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.25% 11.49% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 189 76
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +13.48%
10th Percentile £325 £258 £243
90th Percentile £688 £600 £519
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.38% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.88 £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.56% +60.71% +16.67%

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 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 93 (45.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (37.86%) Python
4 74 (35.92%) Finance
5 72 (34.95%) Java
6 71 (34.47%) DevOps
7 59 (28.64%) Ansible
8 48 (23.30%) JavaScript
8 48 (23.30%) Linux
9 47 (22.82%) Jenkins
10 45 (21.84%) Banking
11 42 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (20.39%) Puppet
11 42 (20.39%) Kubernetes
12 38 (18.45%) Docker
12 38 (18.45%) Cloud Foundry
13 34 (16.50%) Git (software)
14 32 (15.53%) Web Services
15 31 (15.05%) Microsoft
16 30 (14.56%) Kanban
17 29 (14.08%) TDD
18 27 (13.11%) PaaS
19 26 (12.62%) OpenShift
20 25 (12.14%) Microservices
20 25 (12.14%) Terraform
20 25 (12.14%) Ruby
21 24 (11.65%) Law
21 24 (11.65%) Scrum
21 24 (11.65%) Unix
21 24 (11.65%) Windows

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 38 (18.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (4.37%) Apache
3 7 (3.40%) Confluence
4 6 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.91%) nginx
5 5 (2.43%) IIS
5 5 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
6 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 93 (45.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (13.11%) PaaS
3 26 (12.62%) OpenShift
4 23 (11.17%) IaaS
5 15 (7.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (5.83%) Amazon S3
7 12 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (5.83%) npm
8 10 (4.85%) GitHub
8 10 (4.85%) SaaS
9 9 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (4.37%) Yarn
10 6 (2.91%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (2.43%) Datadog
11 5 (2.43%) Office 365
11 5 (2.43%) Serverless
12 4 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.94%) Route 53
12 4 (1.94%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.17%) Firewall
2 4 (1.94%) DNS
2 4 (1.94%) SSL
3 3 (1.46%) DSL
4 2 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.49%) Calico
5 1 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.49%) Network Security
5 1 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.49%) SSH
5 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.85%) Big Data
3 9 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.43%) Redis
6 4 (1.94%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.46%) Flink
7 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) Parquet
8 2 (0.97%) DataStage
8 2 (0.97%) MySQL
8 2 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (22.82%) Jenkins
2 34 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.28%) JIRA
4 13 (6.31%) Artifactory
5 12 (5.83%) Selenium
6 11 (5.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (4.85%) Bitbucket
7 10 (4.85%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.37%) Babel
8 9 (4.37%) Maven
8 9 (4.37%) Mocha
8 9 (4.37%) webpack
9 7 (3.40%) GitLab
9 7 (3.40%) IBM UrbanCode
9 7 (3.40%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.91%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.43%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (2.43%) JUnit
11 5 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 74 (35.92%) Finance
2 45 (21.84%) Banking
3 24 (11.65%) Law
4 13 (6.31%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.43%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) International Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (19.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (17.48%) Developer
3 30 (14.56%) Architect
3 30 (14.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 24 (11.65%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (7.28%) Consultant
6 13 (6.31%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.34%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.34%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (4.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.40%) Data Engineer
9 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (3.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 7 (3.40%) React Developer
10 6 (2.91%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (2.91%) Java Engineer
10 6 (2.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.53%) Web Services
2 23 (11.17%) Node.js
3 18 (8.74%) CSS
4 16 (7.77%) React
5 14 (6.80%) .NET
6 13 (6.31%) Redux
6 13 (6.31%) REST
7 12 (5.83%) HTML
8 11 (5.34%) Spring
9 10 (4.85%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.85%) Enzyme
9 10 (4.85%) JSON
10 9 (4.37%) Chai
10 9 (4.37%) Java EE
11 8 (3.88%) SOAP
12 4 (1.94%) CSS3
12 4 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (1.94%) HTML5
12 4 (1.94%) Kafka
13 3 (1.46%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.31%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.85%) User Experience
4 8 (3.88%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.91%) iPad
5 6 (2.91%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.94%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.46%) DataPower
8 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
10 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.30%) Linux
2 24 (11.65%) Unix
2 24 (11.65%) Windows
3 18 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.31%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.91%) Solaris
5 6 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.43%) CentOS
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.97%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.47%) DevOps
3 42 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (14.56%) Kanban
5 29 (14.08%) TDD
6 25 (12.14%) Microservices
7 24 (11.65%) Scrum
8 23 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (8.74%) Analytics
9 18 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.25%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.25%) Waterfall
11 16 (7.77%) Change Control
12 12 (5.83%) Migration
12 12 (5.83%) OO
13 11 (5.34%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (5.34%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.34%) Web Development
14 10 (4.85%) SOA
15 9 (4.37%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.86%) Python
2 72 (34.95%) Java
3 48 (23.30%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.14%) Ruby
5 21 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.34%) SQL
7 9 (4.37%) C#
7 9 (4.37%) Java 8
7 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.37%) Scala
8 8 (3.88%) Groovy
9 7 (3.40%) R
10 6 (2.91%) ES6
11 4 (1.94%) Go
11 4 (1.94%) PHP
12 3 (1.46%) Perl
13 2 (0.97%) C++
13 2 (0.97%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.97%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) VCAP
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.49%) PMO
2 1 (0.49%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (18.45%) Docker
2 10 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.43%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.49%) iptables
5 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (28.64%) Ansible
2 42 (20.39%) Kubernetes
2 42 (20.39%) Puppet
3 25 (12.14%) Terraform
4 22 (10.68%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.37%) Mesos
6 7 (3.40%) Consul
7 6 (2.91%) Nagios
8 4 (1.94%) OpenView
8 4 (1.94%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.94%) SCOM
8 4 (1.94%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.46%) Xymon
10 2 (0.97%) Kibana
10 2 (0.97%) logstash
10 2 (0.97%) Nessus
10 2 (0.97%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.97%) SELinux
Vendors
1 31 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) IBM
3 12 (5.83%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.34%) VMware
5 10 (4.85%) Oracle
6 9 (4.37%) Google
7 6 (2.91%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.91%) New Relic
7 6 (2.91%) Splunk
7 6 (2.91%) Tableau
8 4 (1.94%) CA
8 4 (1.94%) HP
8 4 (1.94%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.97%) Brocade
9 2 (0.97%) Dell
9 2 (0.97%) Gemalto
9 2 (0.97%) Qualys
9 2 (0.97%) Thales
10 1 (0.49%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.49%) EMC