The table below looks at the statistics for SimpleDB 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 SimpleDB over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SimpleDB
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
875 1390 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.24% 25.54% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1096 1041
Average daily rate £490 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

SimpleDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SimpleDB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SimpleDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SimpleDB
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 SimpleDB across the City of London region.

SimpleDB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London