The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon RDS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 188 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.67% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +89.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1363 1334 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.12% 22.32% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1009 1069
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -23.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.50 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Amazon RDS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon RDS across the City of London region.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon RDS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon RDS.

1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) Akamai
4 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (50.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Gradle
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) JDBC
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Security
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon RDS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 2 (20.00%) JPA
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) VMware