Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 62 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 +27 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 58 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.03% 1.87% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.72% 17.54% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 4
Glasgow median daily rate £368 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% -4.76% +97.65%
10th Percentile £319 £338 £300
90th Percentile £500 £431 £521
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 172 114 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.93% 10.64% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 71 25
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +15.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £200 £163
90th Percentile £500 £475 £520
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.71% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £32.50 £14.00 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +47.06% +6.25% +14.29%

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 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) Ansible
3 27 (46.55%) Java
3 27 (46.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (43.10%) Linux
5 23 (39.66%) DevOps
6 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
6 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (34.48%) Scrum
9 16 (27.59%) TDD
9 16 (27.59%) Web Services
9 16 (27.59%) Ruby
9 16 (27.59%) Puppet
10 15 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (25.86%) Hibernate
10 15 (25.86%) Spring
11 14 (24.14%) Docker
12 13 (22.41%) HTML
12 13 (22.41%) Python
13 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
13 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
14 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
14 11 (18.97%) Business Transformation
15 10 (17.24%) Cobbler
15 10 (17.24%) Vagrant
15 10 (17.24%) Kanban
15 10 (17.24%) JPA
15 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
15 10 (17.24%) NoSQL

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 7 (12.07%) JBoss
1 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.62%) Jetty
2 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) CloudStack
3 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (10.34%) GitHub
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.17%) Serverless
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) AMQP
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (5.17%) SMS
3 3 (5.17%) SSL
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) Couchbase
3 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.62%) Redis
3 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) Riak
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.24%) Vagrant
4 8 (13.79%) JIRA
4 8 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.62%) FitNesse
6 5 (8.62%) Maven
6 5 (8.62%) Selenium
7 4 (6.90%) GoCD
7 4 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.17%) Gradle
8 3 (5.17%) NUnit
8 3 (5.17%) ReSharper
8 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.97%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (15.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Build and Release Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Release Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.45%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) Web Services
2 15 (25.86%) Hibernate
2 15 (25.86%) Spring
3 13 (22.41%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) JPA
5 9 (15.52%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (13.79%) HTML5
7 7 (12.07%) .NET
8 6 (10.34%) CSS
8 6 (10.34%) JMS
8 6 (10.34%) REST
9 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.62%) Kafka
9 5 (8.62%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (8.62%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.17%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (5.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Unix
3 4 (6.90%) CentOS
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) DevOps
3 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (34.48%) Scrum
5 16 (27.59%) TDD
6 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 11 (18.97%) Business Transformation
7 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.24%) Kanban
9 9 (15.52%) BDD
9 9 (15.52%) DSDM
9 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.52%) RUP
10 8 (13.79%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.34%) High Availability
11 6 (10.34%) Microservices
11 6 (10.34%) Multithreading
12 5 (8.62%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) Ruby
4 13 (22.41%) Python
5 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 5 (8.62%) C#
7 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) XPath
9 1 (1.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.17%) vSphere
2 3 (5.17%) Xen
2 3 (5.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (50.00%) Ansible
2 16 (27.59%) Puppet
3 15 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (17.24%) Cobbler
5 5 (8.62%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.90%) Graphite
6 4 (6.90%) HAProxy
6 4 (6.90%) Icinga
7 3 (5.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (5.17%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) IBM
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.62%) TIBCO
2 3 (5.17%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (5.17%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Capita
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter