Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 81 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.70% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 2.06% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £425 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.54% -
10th Percentile £411 £413 £310
90th Percentile £460 £438 £365
Scotland median daily rate £425 £438 £394
% change year-on-year -2.86% +11.11% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 166 97 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.89% 8.67% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 64 20
Glasgow median daily rate £355 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +5.43% +0.78%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £210
90th Percentile £475 £464 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.58% -11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £32.50 £14.00 £15.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +16.67% -23.81%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (66.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (66.67%) Maven
5 5 (55.56%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (22.22%) Serverless
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) React
6 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Node.js
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Migration

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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (22.22%) Serverless
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) AWS Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) React
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Desktop Deployment