The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 22 June 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.36% 0.28% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.71% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £328
% change year-on-year +5.88% +29.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 84 33 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 12.69% 4.69% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 8
Median daily rate £425 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £179 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Glasgow

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) Kanban
3 8 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Puppet
7 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (10.00%) Ansible
7 1 (10.00%) Docker
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Mesos
7 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat

Amazon EC2
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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) AWS Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Kanban
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Mesos
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat