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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 191 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.014% 0.039%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.062% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £238 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%
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
1302 1609 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.58% 22.72% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1179 1190
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.00 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £52.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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%) 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%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) vCloud
6 1 (10.00%) New Relic
6 1 (10.00%) ElastiCache
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (10.00%) ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
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%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
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%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical 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%) Smartphone
2 2 (20.00%) Social Media
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
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Percona
2 2 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) New Relic
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
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