Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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 Web Services (AWS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 126 158
Rank change year-on-year +63 +32 +16
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 151 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.99% 1.26% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.42% 17.74% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 37 21
Scotland median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £319 £314 £300
90th Percentile £543 £530 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.31 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -10.26% -8.24%

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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 594 310 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.77% 7.13% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 206 100
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.63% -10.80%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £213
90th Percentile £575 £488 £496
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +40.00% -36.51%
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £18.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +7.29% -15.29% +18.06%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Scotland

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +44 98 £495 +20.00% 12
Glasgow +8 49 £371 -7.19% 11
Aberdeen - 3 £425 -
Stirling - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £570 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 67 (44.37%) Linux
2 66 (43.71%) Java
3 62 (41.06%) Ansible
4 52 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (33.77%) DevOps
6 44 (29.14%) Web Services
7 40 (26.49%) JavaScript
8 38 (25.17%) Windows
9 34 (22.52%) Jenkins
9 34 (22.52%) Puppet
10 27 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (17.22%) Finance
11 26 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (16.56%) TDD
12 25 (16.56%) Ruby
12 25 (16.56%) Tomcat
13 24 (15.89%) Python
13 24 (15.89%) Test Automation
14 22 (14.57%) Maven
14 22 (14.57%) Banking
14 22 (14.57%) Oracle
14 22 (14.57%) Scrum
15 21 (13.91%) Hibernate
15 21 (13.91%) Unix
15 21 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (13.25%) HTML
17 18 (11.92%) Migration
17 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
17 18 (11.92%) SQL

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 25 (16.56%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.95%) JBoss
3 11 (7.28%) Apache
4 8 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.64%) IIS
6 5 (3.31%) SAS
7 4 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.65%) Jetty
7 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (7.28%) Amazon S3
3 11 (7.28%) PaaS
4 10 (6.62%) IaaS
5 8 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.64%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.99%) GitHub
8 3 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.99%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.99%) SaaS
8 3 (1.99%) Serverless
8 3 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.32%) Firebase
10 1 (0.66%) Datadog
10 1 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.62%) DNS
1 10 (6.62%) Firewall
2 9 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.31%) AMQP
3 5 (3.31%) BIG-IP
3 5 (3.31%) Internet
3 5 (3.31%) LDAP
3 5 (3.31%) SAN
4 4 (2.65%) HTTP
4 4 (2.65%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.99%) SMS
6 2 (1.32%) Intranet
6 2 (1.32%) Network Security
6 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.32%) SSL
6 2 (1.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.62%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.65%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.65%) MySQL
6 4 (2.65%) Redis
6 4 (2.65%) Riak
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.66%) DTS
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.66%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (22.52%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.57%) Maven
3 18 (11.92%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (7.28%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.62%) Vagrant
7 8 (5.30%) Gradle
8 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.31%) JIRA
10 4 (2.65%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.65%) GoCD
10 4 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.65%) Selenium
10 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.99%) IBM UrbanCode
12 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.32%) NUnit
12 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 26 (17.22%) Finance
2 22 (14.57%) Banking
3 16 (10.60%) Law
4 3 (1.99%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (25.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (21.85%) Developer
3 31 (20.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 21 (13.91%) Java Developer
5 20 (13.25%) Architect
6 18 (11.92%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (7.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) AWS Architect
10 6 (3.97%) DevOps Specialist
10 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (3.97%) Migration Architect
10 6 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Consultant
11 5 (3.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.14%) Web Services
2 21 (13.91%) Hibernate
3 20 (13.25%) HTML
4 18 (11.92%) Spring
5 15 (9.93%) .NET
5 15 (9.93%) JPA
6 14 (9.27%) CSS
7 12 (7.95%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.95%) HTML5
7 12 (7.95%) RESTful
8 11 (7.28%) React
9 10 (6.62%) Ajax
9 10 (6.62%) REST
10 9 (5.96%) Sass
11 8 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (4.64%) LESS
13 6 (3.97%) Java EE
13 6 (3.97%) JMS
13 6 (3.97%) jQuery
13 6 (3.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.31%) DataPower
5 5 (3.31%) PKI
6 3 (1.99%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Blog
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.37%) Linux
2 38 (25.17%) Windows
3 21 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (13.91%) Unix
4 11 (7.28%) CentOS
4 11 (7.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (33.77%) DevOps
2 26 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (16.56%) TDD
4 24 (15.89%) Test Automation
5 22 (14.57%) Scrum
6 18 (11.92%) Migration
7 17 (11.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (10.60%) Business Transformation
8 16 (10.60%) Kanban
9 14 (9.27%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.95%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.62%) Matrix Management
12 9 (5.96%) Concurrent Programming
12 9 (5.96%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.96%) Microservices
12 9 (5.96%) Open Source
12 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.30%) BDD
14 7 (4.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.71%) Java
2 40 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.56%) Ruby
4 24 (15.89%) Python
5 18 (11.92%) SQL
6 11 (7.28%) Perl
7 10 (6.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.30%) C#
9 5 (3.31%) PHP
10 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) ES6
11 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.66%) C
12 1 (0.66%) C++
12 1 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.66%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) XPath
12 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.32%) CEH
4 2 (1.32%) CISM
4 2 (1.32%) CISSP
4 2 (1.32%) MCSD
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) SANS
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) Docker
2 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (41.06%) Ansible
2 34 (22.52%) Puppet
3 27 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.30%) Nagios
5 7 (4.64%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.31%) Cobbler
6 5 (3.31%) Packer
7 4 (2.65%) Graphite
7 4 (2.65%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.65%) Icinga
7 4 (2.65%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (1.32%) Control-M
9 2 (1.32%) SCCM
9 2 (1.32%) Terraform
9 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.32%) WSUS
10 1 (0.66%) Salt
10 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (14.57%) Oracle
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.96%) IBM
5 8 (5.30%) Splunk
6 7 (4.64%) Teradata
7 6 (3.97%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.31%) F5
9 4 (2.65%) Adobe
9 4 (2.65%) Citrix
9 4 (2.65%) Google
9 4 (2.65%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.99%) EMC
10 3 (1.99%) Imperva
10 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.99%) VMware
11 2 (1.32%) Informatica
12 1 (0.66%) Capita
12 1 (0.66%) Cisco
12 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com