Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 58 113
Rank change year-on-year +34 +55 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 169 80 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.71% 2.99% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.12% 26.23% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £353 £383 £288
90th Percentile £595 £568 £579
Scotland median daily rate £436 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.06% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 432 305 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.59% 11.38% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 181 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £183
90th Percentile £621 £620 £493
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
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 £17.00 £17.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% -50.69% +157.14%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 73 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (39.05%) Java
4 62 (36.69%) Python
4 62 (36.69%) DevOps
5 52 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 43 (25.44%) Finance
7 41 (24.26%) Kubernetes
8 37 (21.89%) Banking
9 36 (21.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 36 (21.30%) Docker
9 36 (21.30%) Git (software)
10 35 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (20.71%) TDD
11 33 (19.53%) Ansible
12 32 (18.93%) Jenkins
13 31 (18.34%) Scrum
14 29 (17.16%) Node.js
15 28 (16.57%) Puppet
15 28 (16.57%) Microservices
16 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
17 26 (15.38%) Ruby
18 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
18 25 (14.79%) Web Services
19 22 (13.02%) Linux
20 21 (12.43%) IBM
20 21 (12.43%) Google Cloud Platform
21 20 (11.83%) npm
22 19 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
22 19 (11.24%) OpenShift

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 36 (21.30%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (5.33%) Apache
3 7 (4.14%) Confluence
3 7 (4.14%) nginx
4 6 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.78%) IIS
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.59%) SAS
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.59%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.59%) Maya
2 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 68 (40.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (12.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (11.83%) npm
4 19 (11.24%) OpenShift
5 13 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (6.51%) GitHub
6 11 (6.51%) Heroku
6 11 (6.51%) PaaS
7 10 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (5.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (5.33%) Amazon S3
8 9 (5.33%) IaaS
8 9 (5.33%) Yarn
9 7 (4.14%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (4.14%) SaaS
10 5 (2.96%) Office 365
10 5 (2.96%) Serverless
11 4 (2.37%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.37%) Tricentis Tosca
12 3 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) Firewall
2 6 (3.55%) DNS
3 4 (2.37%) SSL
4 3 (1.78%) DSL
5 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.59%) BGP
6 1 (0.59%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.59%) FabricPath
6 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.59%) HSRP
6 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.59%) OSPF
6 1 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.51%) Big Data
3 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.37%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.37%) Redis
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.78%) Flink
7 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.78%) Power BI
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.18%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 32 (18.93%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (10.06%) Maven
5 14 (8.28%) GitLab
6 13 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 11 (6.51%) Artifactory
7 11 (6.51%) JIRA
8 10 (5.92%) Selenium
9 9 (5.33%) Ant
9 9 (5.33%) Babel
9 9 (5.33%) Gerrit
9 9 (5.33%) Mocha
9 9 (5.33%) webpack
10 7 (4.14%) Bitbucket
10 7 (4.14%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.55%) JUnit
11 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.96%) IBM UrbanCode
12 5 (2.96%) JIRA Agile
General
1 43 (25.44%) Finance
2 37 (21.89%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Law
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) International Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (22.49%) Developer
2 37 (21.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (17.16%) Architect
4 13 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 11 (6.51%) Consultant
5 11 (6.51%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
6 10 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.73%) React Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Applications Architect
9 7 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.16%) Node.js
2 25 (14.79%) Web Services
3 19 (11.24%) CSS
4 17 (10.06%) React
5 14 (8.28%) .NET
5 14 (8.28%) Redux
6 13 (7.69%) HTML
6 13 (7.69%) REST
7 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.10%) JSON
8 9 (5.33%) Chai
8 9 (5.33%) Enzyme
8 9 (5.33%) Spring
9 8 (4.73%) SOAP
10 7 (4.14%) Java EE
11 5 (2.96%) HTML5
12 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.37%) CSS3
12 4 (2.37%) Kafka
12 4 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) iPad
1 13 (7.69%) User Experience
2 12 (7.10%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.73%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.55%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.96%) Cyberattack
6 5 (2.96%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.78%) DataPower
7 3 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
9 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.02%) Linux
2 10 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (5.92%) Unix
2 10 (5.92%) Windows
3 5 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.37%) Solaris
5 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.18%) CentOS
6 2 (1.18%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.69%) DevOps
3 35 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (20.71%) TDD
4 31 (18.34%) Scrum
5 28 (16.57%) Microservices
6 19 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (10.65%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.06%) Data Modelling
9 16 (9.47%) Analytics
10 15 (8.88%) BDD
11 14 (8.28%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.28%) Kanban
12 11 (6.51%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (6.51%) OO
12 11 (6.51%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (6.51%) Web Development
13 10 (5.92%) Data Analytics
13 10 (5.92%) Visualisation
14 9 (5.33%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.05%) Java
2 62 (36.69%) Python
3 52 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.38%) Ruby
5 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.88%) Groovy
7 12 (7.10%) C#
7 12 (7.10%) SQL
8 11 (6.51%) Java 8
9 8 (4.73%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.73%) Scala
10 7 (4.14%) R
11 6 (3.55%) ES6
12 4 (2.37%) PHP
13 3 (1.78%) C++
13 3 (1.78%) Go
14 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.37%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.18%) CISA
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.18%) CISM
2 2 (1.18%) CISSP
2 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.59%) CISMP
3 1 (0.59%) IISP
3 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.59%) VCAP
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) GCP
2 3 (1.78%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 36 (21.30%) Docker
2 8 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.96%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.59%) iptables
5 1 (0.59%) NFS
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (24.26%) Kubernetes
2 33 (19.53%) Ansible
3 28 (16.57%) Puppet
4 18 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.28%) Mesos
6 13 (7.69%) Consul
7 9 (5.33%) Terraform
8 4 (2.37%) OpenView
8 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.37%) SCOM
8 4 (2.37%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.78%) Nagios
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (1.78%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.78%) SCCM
9 3 (1.78%) Xymon
10 2 (1.18%) Kibana
10 2 (1.18%) logstash
10 2 (1.18%) Nessus
10 2 (1.18%) SELinux
Vendors
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.43%) IBM
3 12 (7.10%) VMware
4 11 (6.51%) Google
5 10 (5.92%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle
7 4 (2.37%) HP
7 4 (2.37%) Splunk
8 3 (1.78%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.78%) CA
8 3 (1.78%) F5
8 3 (1.78%) New Relic
8 3 (1.78%) Tableau
9 2 (1.18%) Gemalto
9 2 (1.18%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.18%) Qualys
9 2 (1.18%) Thales
10 1 (0.59%) Brocade
10 1 (0.59%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.59%) Rackspace