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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 148 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +18
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.58% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £389 £383 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +23.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon RDS
London

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
855 1204 1467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.17% 23.51% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 950 1085
Average daily rate £475 £428 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk