The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 206 193 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.064% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £550 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+52.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1437 1419 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1103 1067
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Amazon RDS
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Sinatra
5 4 (44.44%) Memcached
5 4 (44.44%) Redis
6 3 (33.33%) Phusion Passenger
6 3 (33.33%) Resque
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Scala
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
7 2 (22.22%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (22.22%) Social Media
7 2 (22.22%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Redis
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) PhpStorm
3 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Sinatra
2 4 (44.44%) Memcached
3 3 (33.33%) Phusion Passenger
3 3 (33.33%) Resque
4 2 (22.22%) Kafka
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Percona
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy