Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 18 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 +25
Contract jobs citing AWS 100 128 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.03% 8.68% 4.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.21% 32.82% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 41
Median daily rate £523 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% +22.45% -18.33%
10th Percentile £398 £348 £319
90th Percentile £650 £625 £550
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £46.40 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +9.18% - -

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 331 390 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.90% 26.46% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 243 189
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +2.39%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £270
90th Percentile £625 £560 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.76
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.80% -1.41%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Glasgow

AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AWS in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for AWS in Glasgow

AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AWS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AWS in Glasgow

AWS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AWS in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for AWS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 AWS.

1 55 (55.00%) DevOps
2 38 (38.00%) Public Sector
3 36 (36.00%) Ansible
4 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.00%) Linux
6 29 (29.00%) Terraform
6 29 (29.00%) Test Automation
7 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
7 27 (27.00%) Python
8 24 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (24.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (21.00%) Java
11 19 (19.00%) Azure
12 18 (18.00%) JIRA
13 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.00%) Configuration Management
15 14 (14.00%) Ruby
16 13 (13.00%) Confluence
17 12 (12.00%) SaaS
17 12 (12.00%) PaaS
17 12 (12.00%) Amazon S3
17 12 (12.00%) AWS Certification
17 12 (12.00%) IaaS
17 12 (12.00%) .NET
18 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
18 11 (11.00%) Google
18 11 (11.00%) GCP

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 13 (13.00%) Confluence
2 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.00%) Apache
3 8 (8.00%) IIS
3 8 (8.00%) Jetty
3 8 (8.00%) Mongrel
3 8 (8.00%) nginx
3 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) WordPress
5 1 (1.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (19.00%) Azure
3 12 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (12.00%) IaaS
3 12 (12.00%) PaaS
3 12 (12.00%) SaaS
4 11 (11.00%) GCP
5 9 (9.00%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (9.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (8.00%) Google App Engine
6 8 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (4.00%) Office 365
8 3 (3.00%) Serverless
8 3 (3.00%) Slack
9 2 (2.00%) GitHub
9 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.00%) AWS CodeBuild
10 1 (1.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (1.00%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (1.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) DNS
1 10 (10.00%) HTTP
2 8 (8.00%) DHCP
2 8 (8.00%) FTP
2 8 (8.00%) IPsec
2 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SimpleDB
2 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.00%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (18.00%) JIRA
3 8 (8.00%) Travis CI
4 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.00%) GitLab
6 2 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) Gradle
7 1 (1.00%) Maven
7 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 38 (38.00%) Public Sector
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Architect
2 16 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Developer
3 15 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) AWS Architect
4 14 (14.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Tester
6 10 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Principal Architect
7 9 (9.00%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Tester
8 8 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.00%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Cloud Technical Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) Servlets
2 8 (8.00%) Web Services
3 7 (7.00%) J2EE
3 7 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (6.00%) Node.js
5 5 (5.00%) React
5 5 (5.00%) REST
5 5 (5.00%) Vue.js
6 4 (4.00%) CSS
6 4 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (4.00%) GraphQL
6 4 (4.00%) HTML
6 4 (4.00%) RESTful
6 4 (4.00%) Spring
6 4 (4.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.00%) Apollo GraphQL
7 3 (3.00%) Kafka
8 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Unix
3 6 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) CentOS
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.00%) HPUX
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) DevOps
2 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.00%) Test Automation
4 24 (24.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (14.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (11.00%) Open Source
9 10 (10.00%) Kanban
10 8 (8.00%) TDD
10 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.00%) Microservices
11 7 (7.00%) OO
12 6 (6.00%) BDD
12 6 (6.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (6.00%) Scrum
12 6 (6.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) Python
2 21 (21.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) Ruby
4 7 (7.00%) SQL
5 6 (6.00%) Java 8
5 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.00%) C#
6 4 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.00%) Perl
7 3 (3.00%) Scala
8 2 (2.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.00%) Groovy
9 1 (1.00%) Korn
9 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) AWS Certification
2 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) OCP
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Docker
2 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) Xen
4 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.00%) LXC
5 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (36.00%) Ansible
2 29 (29.00%) Terraform
3 24 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (11.00%) Puppet
5 4 (4.00%) Consul
6 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.00%) logstash
7 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) Google
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) SAP