Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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 CloudFormation
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 170 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - -
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.069% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.05% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 929 447 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.91% 10.31% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 293 169
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £223
90th Percentile £575 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -52.78% +157.14%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £41.88 £26.88 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £19.31 £19.61
% change year-on-year -3.69% -1.52% -12.84%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 -13 10 £495 -1.00% 4
Glasgow -13 8 £500 +11.11% 1
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (73.68%) Ansible
3 13 (68.42%) DevOps
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 10 (52.63%) Terraform
6 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
8 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (36.84%) Docker
8 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 7 (36.84%) Puppet
9 6 (31.58%) Microservices
9 6 (31.58%) AWS Certification
9 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) Python
10 5 (26.32%) Unix
10 5 (26.32%) CentOS
10 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
11 4 (21.05%) React
11 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
11 4 (21.05%) Artifactory
11 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (21.05%) Google

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 3 (15.79%) Alfresco
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (15.79%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Serverless
4 2 (10.53%) GitHub
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.26%) Route 53
5 1 (5.26%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Artifactory
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Architect
6 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) React
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) CentOS
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Microservices
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) OWASP
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
1 3 (15.79%) GCP
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Ansible
2 10 (52.63%) Terraform
3 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (36.84%) Puppet
5 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
6 3 (15.79%) Kibana
6 3 (15.79%) logstash
7 1 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) OpenView
7 1 (5.26%) SCOM
7 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Google
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) HP