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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 196 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.10% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+76.00% -
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
1271 1699 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.53% 24.99% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1282 1104
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.53 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +84.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £34.15 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £151.85 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 December 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 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Online Games
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) New Relic
3 2 (40.00%) ElastiCache
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (40.00%) ElastiCache
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Online Games
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) New Relic