Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 148 196
Rank change year-on-year -34 +48 -19
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 11 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.43% 3.98% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £405 £373
90th Percentile £588 £476 £426
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 769 327 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.70% 8.95% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 197 153
Scotland median daily rate £424 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +2.56% +5.76%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £175
90th Percentile £557 £568 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Scotland median hourly rate £16.26 £17.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -52.78% +114.93%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.49 £14.74
90th Percentile £17.64 £18.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.56% -11.11% -10.00%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 -22 7 £475 +8.57% 2
Glasgow -34 3 £425 -
Amazon EC2
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
3 6 (54.55%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
4 4 (36.36%) Power BI
4 4 (36.36%) Data Lake
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) GCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
3 4 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (9.09%) Serverless
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Lake
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
1 4 (36.36%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Power BI Developer
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (36.36%) Kanban
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
1 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java 8
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google