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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.39% 1.22% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.70% 13.33% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £312 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 63 60 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.92% 9.13% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 7
Median daily rate £400 £305 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.14% +7.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £12.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.75% -20.00%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) XPath
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) PaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) XQuery
5 3 (27.27%) XSLT
5 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (9.09%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (9.09%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) AWS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technology Architect
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) JMS
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) XPath
3 3 (27.27%) XQuery
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Python
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Mesos
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Apigee
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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