Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS CloudFormation over the 6 months to 22 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 CloudFormation
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 172 166
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6 -
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 48 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 0.21% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.04% 1.72% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 9 1
Scotland median daily rate £700 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £90.00 - -

AWS CloudFormation 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 952 581 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.11% 12.28% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 348 191
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 8
Scotland median hourly rate £21.63 £25.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +44.93% +7.81%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.84 £12.50
90th Percentile £80.13 £32.50 £27.43
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in Scotland

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWS CloudFormation in Scotland

AWS CloudFormation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWS CloudFormation in Scotland

AWS CloudFormation
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 AWS CloudFormation within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh +40 33 £700 +40.00% 1
Glasgow -12 14 £500 +11.11% 2
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 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 AWS CloudFormation.

1 45 (93.75%) Ansible
2 38 (79.17%) DevOps
3 37 (77.08%) Terraform
4 34 (70.83%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 30 (62.50%) Python
6 29 (60.42%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (56.25%) Puppet
8 25 (52.08%) Java
9 24 (50.00%) Docker
10 21 (43.75%) Linux
10 21 (43.75%) Open Source
10 21 (43.75%) nginx
11 20 (41.67%) Travis CI
11 20 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (39.58%) gulp
12 19 (39.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 19 (39.58%) Gradle
12 19 (39.58%) PaaS
12 19 (39.58%) Maven
12 19 (39.58%) Groovy
12 19 (39.58%) Shell Script
12 19 (39.58%) CircleCI
12 19 (39.58%) IBM UrbanCode
12 19 (39.58%) npm
13 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (27.08%) Finance
16 12 (25.00%) CentOS

AWS CloudFormation
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 21 (43.75%) nginx
2 19 (39.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.17%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 29 (60.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (39.58%) npm
2 19 (39.58%) PaaS
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (18.75%) Serverless
5 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.17%) IaaS
6 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.08%) Datadog
7 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.08%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 20 (41.67%) Travis CI
3 19 (39.58%) CircleCI
3 19 (39.58%) Gradle
3 19 (39.58%) gulp
3 19 (39.58%) IBM UrbanCode
3 19 (39.58%) Maven
4 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.17%) GitLab
6 2 (4.17%) RSpec
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (20.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 4 (8.33%) React
4 3 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) Django
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (25.00%) CentOS
4 10 (20.83%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) DC/OS
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) DevOps
2 21 (43.75%) Open Source
3 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (12.50%) OWASP
8 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Kanban
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
10 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Python
2 25 (52.08%) Java
3 19 (39.58%) Groovy
3 19 (39.58%) Shell Script
4 8 (16.67%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Docker
2 20 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (93.75%) Ansible
2 37 (77.08%) Terraform
3 34 (70.83%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (56.25%) Puppet
5 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (4.17%) Kibana
6 2 (4.17%) logstash
6 2 (4.17%) Mesos
7 1 (2.08%) Grafana
7 1 (2.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) New Relic
2 1 (2.08%) Splunk
2 1 (2.08%) VMware