Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Ansible
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 67 88
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Ansible 52 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.16% 1.67% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.55% 12.75% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 4
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.36% -
10th Percentile £319 £338 £319
90th Percentile £595 £492 £378
Scotland median daily rate £475 £431 £363
% change year-on-year +10.14% +18.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Ansible is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 155 149 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.41% 13.06% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 86 85
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £359 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% +14.80% -3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £168 £115
90th Percentile £550 £450 £470
Scotland median daily rate £415 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +25.76% +1.54% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.49% -2.82% +152.86%
10th Percentile £19.05 £41.50 £21.08
90th Percentile £20.95 £44.50 £68.03
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.28% +16.22% +5.71%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Glasgow

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ansible in Glasgow

Ansible
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ansible in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ansible 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 Ansible.

1 37 (71.15%) DevOps
2 33 (63.46%) Linux
3 29 (55.77%) Puppet
4 28 (53.85%) Java
5 27 (51.92%) Python
6 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (48.08%) Docker
7 25 (48.08%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (44.23%) Jenkins
10 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
11 18 (34.62%) Configuration Management
12 17 (32.69%) Spring
13 16 (30.77%) Ruby
13 16 (30.77%) MongoDB
13 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
13 16 (30.77%) Scrum
14 15 (28.85%) Kafka
15 14 (26.92%) Finance
15 14 (26.92%) QA
16 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (25.00%) TDD
16 13 (25.00%) Unix
16 13 (25.00%) Vagrant
17 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
17 12 (23.08%) JIRA
18 11 (21.15%) RabbitMQ
18 11 (21.15%) Firewall
18 11 (21.15%) Hibernate

Ansible
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 10 (19.23%) JBoss
1 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 8 (15.38%) Jetty
2 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.77%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.92%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (17.31%) OpenShift
4 5 (9.62%) PaaS
5 4 (7.69%) GitHub
6 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) AMQP
4 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.38%) Big Data
3 8 (15.38%) Couchbase
3 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 8 (15.38%) Parquet
3 8 (15.38%) Redis
3 8 (15.38%) Riak
4 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Jenkins
2 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 13 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 12 (23.08%) JIRA
5 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
6 7 (13.46%) Selenium
7 4 (7.69%) GoCD
7 4 (7.69%) Gradle
7 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.77%) Maven
9 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.85%) Hudson
10 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Splunk Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (9.62%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (9.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) Spring
2 15 (28.85%) Kafka
3 11 (21.15%) Hibernate
3 11 (21.15%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (15.38%) Grok
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) JMS
4 8 (15.38%) JPA
4 8 (15.38%) Regular Expression
5 7 (13.46%) HTML5
5 7 (13.46%) RESTful
5 7 (13.46%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (13.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
6 5 (9.62%) SOAP
6 5 (9.62%) Spring Boot
7 4 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.85%) lodash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.92%) DataPower
3 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) CentOS
4 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) DevOps
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (34.62%) Configuration Management
5 16 (30.77%) Scrum
6 13 (25.00%) TDD
7 10 (19.23%) BDD
7 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (19.23%) SDLC
7 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 9 (17.31%) DSDM
8 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 9 (17.31%) RUP
8 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.38%) Content Management
9 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
9 8 (15.38%) Process Management
9 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) Python
3 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
4 16 (30.77%) Ruby
5 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 10 (19.23%) Perl
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) ES6
9 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.92%) XPath
10 1 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) CEH
1 8 (15.38%) CISSP
1 8 (15.38%) SANS
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (55.77%) Puppet
2 25 (48.08%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (19.23%) Cobbler
4 5 (9.62%) Kubernetes
4 5 (9.62%) Packer
5 4 (7.69%) Graphite
5 4 (7.69%) HAProxy
5 4 (7.69%) Icinga
6 2 (3.85%) Consul
6 2 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.85%) Salt
6 2 (3.85%) Terraform
6 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) IBM
1 8 (15.38%) Splunk
2 7 (13.46%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Progress