Period
to 18 October 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 18 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 Web Services (AWS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 94 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.63% 3.19% 2.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% 25.90% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 32 18
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £364
90th Percentile £575 £484 £489
Scotland median daily rate £438 £438 £400
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 329 166 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.71% 12.31% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 104 57
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +12.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £240
90th Percentile £538 £488 £458
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +114.29% -17.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.20% -43.75% +157.14%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) Linux
3 32 (34.04%) DevOps
4 31 (32.98%) Ansible
4 31 (32.98%) SQL
5 30 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (28.72%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
7 22 (23.40%) Terraform
8 19 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (20.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (19.15%) Java
9 18 (19.15%) Python
10 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
11 16 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (15.96%) TeamCity
12 15 (15.96%) Unix
13 13 (13.83%) Web Services
13 13 (13.83%) Oracle
13 13 (13.83%) Scrum
13 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
13 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
14 12 (12.77%) CentOS
14 12 (12.77%) Migration
14 12 (12.77%) C#
14 12 (12.77%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (12.77%) MariaDB
14 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (11.70%) Elastic Stack
15 11 (11.70%) .NET

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 (7.45%) Confluence
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.19%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.06%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) Jetty
6 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (10.64%) IaaS
4 7 (7.45%) Office 365
5 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.32%) PaaS
6 4 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.26%) SaaS
7 3 (3.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.06%) Datadog
9 1 (1.06%) GitHub
9 1 (1.06%) Heroku
9 1 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Firewall
2 3 (3.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) AMQP
3 1 (1.06%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.06%) Skype
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MariaDB
2 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.57%) MySQL
4 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.32%) Data Mart
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.19%) DB2
8 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.06%) HBase
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.06%) QlikView
10 1 (1.06%) Redis
10 1 (1.06%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.96%) TeamCity
4 10 (10.64%) JIRA
5 9 (9.57%) SpecFlow
6 8 (8.51%) Artifactory
6 8 (8.51%) GoCD
7 7 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (6.38%) GitLab
8 6 (6.38%) Selenium
8 6 (6.38%) Vagrant
9 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.32%) Maven
9 5 (5.32%) Subversion
9 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.26%) Appium
10 4 (4.26%) Calabash
10 4 (4.26%) JBehave
10 4 (4.26%) JMeter
10 4 (4.26%) JUnit
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Billing
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Architect
3 15 (15.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.77%) Developer
6 10 (10.64%) DBA
7 7 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Tester
8 6 (6.38%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Architect
10 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.26%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) Web Services
2 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (8.51%) HTML
3 8 (8.51%) Spring
4 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.32%) Spring Boot
6 4 (4.26%) CSS
6 4 (4.26%) React
6 4 (4.26%) RESTful
7 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.19%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.19%) LINQ
7 3 (3.19%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (3.19%) WCF
8 2 (2.13%) HTML5
8 2 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Clustering
2 8 (8.51%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.45%) Replication
4 5 (5.32%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.13%) Wiki
8 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.06%) Blog
8 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 19 (20.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (15.96%) Unix
4 12 (12.77%) CentOS
5 9 (9.57%) Windows
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) DevOps
3 27 (28.72%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (13.83%) Scrum
5 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (12.77%) Migration
7 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.64%) Microservices
9 9 (9.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (7.45%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.45%) Kanban
11 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.45%) Use Case
12 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.38%) SDLC
12 6 (6.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.98%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) Java
2 18 (19.15%) Python
3 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
4 12 (12.77%) C#
5 9 (9.57%) Ruby
6 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.13%) Go
9 2 (2.13%) Korn
9 2 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) C
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) ISEB
2 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.19%) MCSA
2 3 (3.19%) MCSE
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.19%) PMP
3 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 7 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.06%) GDPR
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) HDFS
4 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (32.98%) Ansible
2 22 (23.40%) Terraform
3 19 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (10.64%) Puppet
5 5 (5.32%) Graphite
5 5 (5.32%) HAProxy
5 5 (5.32%) Icinga
5 5 (5.32%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.32%) Packer
6 4 (4.26%) Kibana
6 4 (4.26%) logstash
7 3 (3.19%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.06%) Ambari
8 1 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) Nagios
8 1 (1.06%) Oozie
8 1 (1.06%) SCCM
8 1 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle
2 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) VMware
5 5 (5.32%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.13%) Veritas
7 1 (1.06%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
7 1 (1.06%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.06%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.06%) Twitter