Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 46 67
Rank change year-on-year +30 +21 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 128 55 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.55% 4.23% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.77% 22.82% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 8
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £368 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -9.54% +11.30%
10th Percentile £344 £319 £364
90th Percentile £625 £490 £483
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £419
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.46% +1.52%
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 379 241 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.32% 18.52% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 163 75
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £228
90th Percentile £563 £480 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.20 £16.76 £17.00
% change year-on-year -9.31% -1.41% +6.25%

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 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 66 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.19%) Linux
3 46 (35.94%) DevOps
4 44 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (33.59%) Ansible
6 41 (32.03%) Java
7 37 (28.91%) Python
8 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
9 33 (25.78%) Web Services
10 32 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 30 (23.44%) Terraform
12 29 (22.66%) SQL
13 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
14 25 (19.53%) Puppet
15 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (18.75%) Spring
16 23 (17.97%) Oracle
16 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
16 23 (17.97%) Microservices
17 22 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
18 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
19 19 (14.84%) Bash Shell
20 18 (14.06%) RESTful
20 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
20 18 (14.06%) IaaS
20 18 (14.06%) Relational Database
21 17 (13.28%) HTML
22 16 (12.50%) Finance
22 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 16 (12.50%) React

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 11 (8.59%) Confluence
2 9 (7.03%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.13%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 44 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (14.06%) IaaS
4 8 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.69%) Serverless
6 5 (3.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.13%) SaaS
8 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.56%) Office 365
9 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.78%) Apigee
9 1 (0.78%) Datadog
9 1 (0.78%) GitHub
9 1 (0.78%) Heroku
9 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) HTTP
1 3 (2.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Skype
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 18 (14.06%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.72%) MariaDB
3 15 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.72%) RDBMS
4 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.03%) MySQL
6 8 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.25%) CouchDB
6 8 (6.25%) Impala
7 6 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.13%) Big Data
9 4 (3.13%) Redis
9 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.34%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.16%) TeamCity
4 11 (8.59%) GoCD
5 10 (7.81%) JUnit
6 9 (7.03%) JIRA
7 7 (5.47%) Subversion
8 5 (3.91%) IntelliJ
8 5 (3.91%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.13%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.13%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.34%) Maven
10 3 (2.34%) Mockito
10 3 (2.34%) RSpec
11 2 (1.56%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.56%) FindBugs
11 2 (1.56%) Gradle
11 2 (1.56%) NUnit
11 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Banking
3 10 (7.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (32.03%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) Architect
3 16 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.81%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Senior Architect
9 7 (5.47%) DBA
9 7 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Technical Architect
10 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.78%) Web Services
2 24 (18.75%) Spring
3 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
4 18 (14.06%) RESTful
5 17 (13.28%) HTML
6 16 (12.50%) React
7 15 (11.72%) Spring Boot
8 14 (10.94%) CSS
9 12 (9.38%) .NET
9 12 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (9.38%) REST
10 10 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (6.25%) Django
11 8 (6.25%) Flask
11 8 (6.25%) Hibernate
11 8 (6.25%) MLlib
11 8 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (6.25%) NumPy
11 8 (6.25%) Pyramid
11 8 (6.25%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Public Cloud
2 9 (7.03%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.91%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.13%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.13%) Replication
5 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.56%) Wiki
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Linux
2 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (11.72%) Unix
4 10 (7.81%) CentOS
4 10 (7.81%) Windows
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.94%) DevOps
3 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (17.97%) Microservices
5 16 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (11.72%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (10.94%) Migration
7 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (10.94%) SDLC
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.16%) Scrum
9 12 (9.38%) Service Management
9 12 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.59%) High Availability
11 10 (7.81%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.81%) Load Balancing
11 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.81%) TDD
12 9 (7.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.03%) Java
2 37 (28.91%) Python
3 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.66%) SQL
5 19 (14.84%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.81%) C#
7 8 (6.25%) Perl
7 8 (6.25%) R
7 8 (6.25%) Scala
8 6 (4.69%) Ruby
9 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.34%) Go
10 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.56%) Java 8
11 2 (1.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) Degree
1 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (7.81%) QA
3 5 (3.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.56%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Docker
2 8 (6.25%) HDFS
3 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (33.59%) Ansible
2 30 (23.44%) Terraform
3 25 (19.53%) Puppet
4 12 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (7.81%) Graphite
5 10 (7.81%) HAProxy
5 10 (7.81%) Icinga
6 7 (5.47%) Kubernetes
6 7 (5.47%) Packer
7 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Splunk
3 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (3.13%) Google
4 4 (3.13%) OutSystems
4 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.34%) Sybase
5 3 (2.34%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.34%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.78%) New Relic
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.78%) Veritas