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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 198 222 218
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.069% 0.026%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.076% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
1316 1629 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.35% 22.63% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1228 1146
Average daily rate £433 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £44.50 £27.97 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -13.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 4 (40.00%) Debian
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Percona
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Kafka
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (20.00%) Tableau
5 2 (20.00%) Social Media
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Azkaban
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (10.00%) ElastiCache
6 1 (10.00%) vCloud

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (10.00%) ElastiCache
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Azkaban
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Debian
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Percona
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) New Relic
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy