Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 January 2019 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 183 163
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 +28
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 13 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.38% 1.37% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Scotland median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £400 £414 £313
90th Percentile £488 £515 £475
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 939 582 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.18% 12.30% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 347 192
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -2.10%
10th Percentile £252 £265 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £499
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Scotland median hourly rate £21.63 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +47.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.84 £12.50
90th Percentile £80.13 £32.50 £25.70
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.04% -1.97% -12.20%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Scotland

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Glasgow -18 7 £463 +5.71% 1
Edinburgh +8 4 £425 -15.00% 5
Fife - 1 £475 -
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (69.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (69.23%) Amazon S3
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Ansible
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
7 4 (30.77%) ETL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
7 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
7 4 (30.77%) Wiki
7 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Korn
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA

Amazon EC2
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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon S3
2 9 (69.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (23.08%) Serverless
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Route 53
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
6 1 (7.69%) GitHub
6 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Calico
1 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) InfluxDB
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Django
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Korn
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (7.69%) Grafana
5 1 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware