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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 84 82
Rank change year-on-year +35 -2  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 31 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.60% 1.04% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.03% 26.42% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.82% -6.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 129 53 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.82% 3.93% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 25 20
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 29 (63.04%) Ansible
2 28 (60.87%) Linux
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 19 (41.30%) Web Services
4 19 (41.30%) DevOps
5 16 (34.78%) Banking
6 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 14 (30.43%) Oracle
8 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (28.26%) Puppet
9 11 (23.91%) Finance
10 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
10 10 (21.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (19.57%) Migration
11 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
11 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.22%) Cloudera
14 6 (13.04%) Matrix Management
14 6 (13.04%) Data Architecture
14 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (13.04%) Unix
15 5 (10.87%) ETL
15 5 (10.87%) Retail
15 5 (10.87%) Ruby
15 5 (10.87%) Big Data

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 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) SAS
3 3 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Route 53
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.35%) HBase
5 2 (4.35%) Impala
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (34.78%) Banking
2 11 (23.91%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) Java EE
2 2 (4.35%) Kafka
2 2 (4.35%) Spring
2 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) EJB
3 1 (2.17%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.17%) JPA
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Fintech
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.04%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) DevOps
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.04%) Data Architecture
4 6 (13.04%) Matrix Management
5 5 (10.87%) ETL
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Kanban
7 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security
8 2 (4.35%) Microservices
8 2 (4.35%) Open Source
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) Ruby
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) Go
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) R
5 2 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) RHCE
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
1 2 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (63.04%) Ansible
2 13 (28.26%) Puppet
3 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (4.35%) Oozie
5 1 (2.17%) QRadar
5 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Cloudera
5 4 (8.70%) Teradata
6 3 (6.52%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Interwoven
7 1 (2.17%) Verint
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