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 3 months to 27 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.074% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.53% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 131 52 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.67% 3.86% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 24 18
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 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 27 June 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 2 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (25.00%) Route 53
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy

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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Route 53
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO