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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 193 201 224
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.075% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£465 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
+119.43% -26.66%
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
1407 1340 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.18% 23.05% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 993 1255
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.49 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (44.44%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Release Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
6 2 (22.22%) Ansible
6 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
6 2 (22.22%) Mesos
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 2 (22.22%) Gradle
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) Jetty
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JDBC
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Security
1 2 (22.22%) Spring Web Flow
1 2 (22.22%) JPA
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Akamai
1 1 (11.11%) Dell Compellent