Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 13 December 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 Web Services (AWS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 45 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 +29
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 108 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.26% 4.11% 2.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.35% 31.14% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 39 18
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -8.13% -16.67%
10th Percentile £344 £319 £364
90th Percentile £600 £504 £489
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -

Amazon AWS 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 Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 381 167 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.10% 13.19% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 113 71
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £314 £300 £253
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +114.29% -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £23.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +34.74% +39.71% +70.00%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Glasgow

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Glasgow

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.41%) Linux
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 32 (29.63%) Ansible
5 31 (28.70%) DevOps
6 30 (27.78%) Java
6 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (25.00%) Web Services
8 26 (24.07%) Jenkins
9 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 20 (18.52%) Oracle
12 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
13 18 (16.67%) Python
13 18 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (16.67%) Terraform
14 17 (15.74%) TeamCity
15 16 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (13.89%) Unix
16 15 (13.89%) HTML
16 15 (13.89%) Migration
16 15 (13.89%) Scrum
17 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
17 14 (12.96%) CSS
17 14 (12.96%) Elastic Stack
17 14 (12.96%) Microservices
18 13 (12.04%) React
18 13 (12.04%) Finance

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.78%) nginx
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.48%) IaaS
4 7 (6.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.56%) Serverless
6 5 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.70%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.78%) Office 365
9 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.85%) PaaS
10 1 (0.93%) Datadog
10 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Firewall
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) MariaDB
3 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.26%) MySQL
5 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.63%) Data Mart
6 5 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.70%) Redis
8 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.85%) DB2
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.93%) QlikView
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.74%) TeamCity
4 11 (10.19%) JIRA
5 10 (9.26%) GoCD
6 7 (6.48%) Artifactory
7 6 (5.56%) Subversion
8 5 (4.63%) JUnit
8 5 (4.63%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.63%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.70%) Appium
9 4 (3.70%) Calabash
9 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.70%) Gatling
9 4 (3.70%) GitLab
9 4 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.70%) JBehave
9 4 (3.70%) JMeter
9 4 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Billing
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Developer
2 21 (19.44%) Architect
3 17 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) DBA
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 8 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Administrator
9 7 (6.48%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Senior Technical Architect
12 4 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (3.70%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.70%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.00%) Web Services
2 15 (13.89%) HTML
3 14 (12.96%) CSS
3 14 (12.96%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (12.04%) React
5 11 (10.19%) .NET
5 11 (10.19%) Spring
6 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.33%) REST
7 8 (7.41%) Node.js
8 7 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (6.48%) Spring Boot
9 6 (5.56%) Express
10 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.70%) Enzyme
10 4 (3.70%) Jest
10 4 (3.70%) RESTful
10 4 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (3.70%) Sass
10 4 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.41%) Replication
3 7 (6.48%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.70%) Wiki
6 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Fintech
8 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.41%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (13.89%) Unix
3 11 (10.19%) CentOS
4 8 (7.41%) Windows
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) DevOps
3 30 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (13.89%) Migration
4 15 (13.89%) Scrum
5 14 (12.96%) Microservices
6 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (11.11%) SDLC
7 9 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.41%) ETL
8 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.48%) High Availability
9 7 (6.48%) Kanban
9 7 (6.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) SQL
2 30 (27.78%) Java
3 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.67%) Python
5 12 (11.11%) C#
6 11 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.41%) Ruby
8 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.70%) Korn
9 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.78%) Go
11 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.85%) Scala
11 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) MCSA
2 3 (2.78%) MCSE
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.63%) QA
3 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.85%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) GDPR
5 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Docker
2 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (29.63%) Ansible
2 18 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (16.67%) Terraform
3 9 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 9 (8.33%) Puppet
4 7 (6.48%) Graphite
4 7 (6.48%) HAProxy
4 7 (6.48%) Icinga
5 5 (4.63%) Packer
6 4 (3.70%) Kibana
6 4 (3.70%) logstash
7 1 (0.93%) Ambari
7 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.93%) Oozie
7 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.63%) VMware
4 4 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (3.70%) OutSystems
5 3 (2.78%) Citrix
5 3 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.93%) New Relic
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter