Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 177 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 37 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.10% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.87% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 0
Scotland median daily rate £550 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
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 957 547 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.85% 11.38% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 335 196
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £266 £266 £220
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £476 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.78% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.20% -43.75% +157.14%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.87 £14.00
90th Percentile £120.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -18.18%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +16 24 £700 +40.00% 2
Glasgow -5 13 £500 +11.11% 1
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (94.59%) Ansible
2 30 (81.08%) Terraform
3 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (72.97%) DevOps
4 27 (72.97%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (62.16%) Linux
6 17 (45.95%) Python
6 17 (45.95%) Puppet
6 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
8 14 (37.84%) Docker
8 14 (37.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (37.84%) CentOS
8 14 (37.84%) Java
9 13 (35.14%) Unix
10 12 (32.43%) nginx
10 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (29.73%) Open Source
12 10 (27.03%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (27.03%) Maven
12 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
12 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
13 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
13 9 (24.32%) Finance
13 9 (24.32%) PaaS
13 9 (24.32%) Groovy
13 9 (24.32%) Gradle
13 9 (24.32%) Travis CI
13 9 (24.32%) Virtual Machines

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 12 (32.43%) nginx
2 10 (27.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) npm
2 9 (24.32%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Serverless
4 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
6 2 (5.41%) IaaS
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.70%) GitHub
7 1 (2.70%) Route 53
7 1 (2.70%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) Maven
3 9 (24.32%) CircleCI
3 9 (24.32%) Gradle
3 9 (24.32%) gulp
3 9 (24.32%) IBM UrbanCode
3 9 (24.32%) Travis CI
4 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.51%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.11%) JIRA
7 2 (5.41%) GitLab
7 2 (5.41%) RSpec
7 2 (5.41%) Subversion
8 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) Node.js
3 3 (8.11%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.11%) React
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.41%) RESTful
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (37.84%) CentOS
4 13 (35.14%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) DevOps
2 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (37.84%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (29.73%) Open Source
6 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.92%) OWASP
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) TDD
10 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
10 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (8.11%) Migration
11 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.41%) Analytics
12 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.41%) Microservices
12 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) Groovy
3 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
4 6 (16.22%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 9 (24.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (94.59%) Ansible
2 30 (81.08%) Terraform
3 27 (72.97%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (45.95%) Puppet
5 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
6 3 (8.11%) Kibana
6 3 (8.11%) logstash
7 2 (5.41%) Mesos
8 1 (2.70%) OpenView
8 1 (2.70%) SCOM
8 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) HP