Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 18 November 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 120 131
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.32% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 6.19% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £513 £315 £418
90th Percentile £538 £505 £483
Scotland median daily rate £425 £438 £394
% change year-on-year -2.86% +11.11% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 337 113 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.58% 5.24% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 73 54
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.48% -6.00%
10th Percentile £261 £243 £259
90th Percentile £600 £523 £514
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +16.67% -23.81%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven

Amazon EC2
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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat