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 3 months to 26 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 125 120
Rank change year-on-year +55 -5  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 48 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.20% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.69% 16.88% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £295 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £443 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 232 154 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.62% 5.32% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 78 40
Median daily rate £425 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.49 £36.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.75% +111.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.25 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £40.00 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +35 33 £488 +29.82% 10
Glasgow +15 13 £425 +6.25% 6
Aberdeen - 1 £520 -
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 35 (50.00%) Ansible
2 34 (48.57%) Java
2 34 (48.57%) Web Services
2 34 (48.57%) Linux
3 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.29%) DevOps
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle
6 17 (24.29%) Windows
6 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (22.86%) Puppet
7 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 16 (22.86%) Banking
8 15 (21.43%) Ruby
8 15 (21.43%) Finance
9 13 (18.57%) Migration
9 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (18.57%) Amazon S3
9 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
9 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (17.14%) TDD
10 12 (17.14%) Kanban
11 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
11 11 (15.71%) Maven
11 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
11 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
11 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
12 10 (14.29%) Amazon SQS

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 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) SAS
4 3 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.57%) Amazon S3
3 12 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (5.71%) PaaS
6 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.86%) IaaS
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (2.86%) Route 53
7 2 (2.86%) SaaS
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.43%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.43%) SSH
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) Big Data
5 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.29%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.86%) HBase
6 2 (2.86%) Impala
6 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (15.71%) Maven
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.43%) GitLab
5 1 (1.43%) GoCD
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.86%) Banking
2 15 (21.43%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.29%) AWS Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Architect
8 5 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (5.71%) Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Data Architect
11 2 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
3 3 (4.29%) Spring
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.86%) Java EE
4 2 (2.86%) Kafka
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) RESTful
4 2 (2.86%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) LESS
5 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.43%) React
5 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Blog
2 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.43%) Fintech
2 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Linux
2 17 (24.29%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.57%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) DevOps
3 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (18.57%) Migration
4 12 (17.14%) Kanban
4 12 (17.14%) TDD
5 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
6 10 (14.29%) Scrum
7 9 (12.86%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.57%) Data Architecture
9 5 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (5.71%) BDD
10 4 (5.71%) Concurrent Programming
10 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.86%) Information Security
12 2 (2.86%) Performance Management
12 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) Ruby
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (7.14%) SQL
6 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) Go
7 2 (2.86%) R
7 2 (2.86%) Scala
8 1 (1.43%) C#
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) RHCE
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) HDFS
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (50.00%) Ansible
2 16 (22.86%) Puppet
3 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.86%) Oozie
5 1 (1.43%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.43%) Graphite
5 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.43%) Icinga
5 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.43%) Mesos
5 1 (1.43%) QRadar
5 1 (1.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.00%) Cloudera
5 4 (5.71%) Teradata
6 3 (4.29%) Splunk
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Apigee
7 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.43%) Verint
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago