The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon RDS over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 517 561 570
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 79 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.068% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 0.31% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 1
Average daily rate £475 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +37.09%
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
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10528 10268 10541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.31% 21.81% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6733 6520
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 222
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £51.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Amazon RDS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon RDS across the England region.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon RDS across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 55 £438 -15.45% 8
Yorkshire -13 9 £600 - 3
South East +14 8 £450 +30.43% 2
East of England - 4 £475 - 1
North West - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (69.23%) Amazon EC2
3 66 (56.41%) Linux
4 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (53.85%) Amazon S3
5 56 (47.86%) Java
6 55 (47.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 52 (44.44%) Web Services
8 44 (37.61%) Python
9 42 (35.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 41 (35.04%) Jenkins
11 38 (32.48%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (31.62%) Bash Shell
13 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
14 34 (29.06%) Windows
15 33 (28.21%) DevOps
16 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
17 28 (23.93%) HTML
18 27 (23.08%) SQL
19 25 (21.37%) .NET
20 24 (20.51%) Route 53
21 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (19.66%) Oracle
21 23 (19.66%) CSS
21 23 (19.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 22 (18.80%) Amazon Glacier
22 22 (18.80%) C#
22 22 (18.80%) Tomcat
22 22 (18.80%) Firewall
23 21 (17.95%) Puppet

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (18.80%) Tomcat
2 17 (14.53%) JBoss
3 14 (11.97%) Apache
3 14 (11.97%) IIS
4 12 (10.26%) Node.js
5 11 (9.40%) nginx
6 9 (7.69%) Apache Spark
7 8 (6.84%) CMS
8 7 (5.98%) WordPress
9 6 (5.13%) Drupal
10 5 (4.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Magnolia
10 5 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (3.42%) Confluence
12 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
13 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (1.71%) Kentico
13 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
13 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Maximo
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 117 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (69.23%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (53.85%) Amazon S3
4 55 (47.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 42 (35.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (20.51%) Route 53
7 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (18.80%) Amazon Glacier
9 17 (14.53%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (13.68%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (12.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 15 (12.82%) Amazon Kinesis
12 14 (11.97%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (10.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (8.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (8.55%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (6.84%) CloudFront
15 8 (6.84%) IaaS
16 7 (5.98%) SaaS
17 6 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.80%) Firewall
2 14 (11.97%) DNS
3 4 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.56%) Internet
4 3 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.71%) AMQP
5 2 (1.71%) DHCP
5 2 (1.71%) HTTP
5 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.71%) NAS
5 2 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.71%) SSH
5 2 (1.71%) SSL
5 2 (1.71%) VLAN
5 2 (1.71%) VPN
5 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (17.09%) MongoDB
3 19 (16.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (15.38%) Big Data
5 16 (13.68%) MySQL
6 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
7 10 (8.55%) Hadoop
7 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
8 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 8 (6.84%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.42%) Redis
12 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (35.04%) Jenkins
2 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.40%) JIRA
4 10 (8.55%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.55%) JUnit
4 10 (8.55%) Selenium
5 9 (7.69%) NUnit
6 6 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.27%) Subversion
8 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.71%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.71%) Gradle
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.85%) Maven
11 1 (0.85%) Mockito
11 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Advertising
3 4 (3.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) Architect
3 23 (19.66%) AWS Engineer
4 21 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (14.53%) Administrator
6 16 (13.68%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (13.68%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.69%) AWS Administrator
8 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.84%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.84%) HTML Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (5.98%) AWS Developer
10 7 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Linux Scripter
11 6 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.44%) Web Services
2 28 (23.93%) HTML
3 25 (21.37%) .NET
4 23 (19.66%) CSS
5 15 (12.82%) RESTful
6 12 (10.26%) HTML5
7 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
8 10 (8.55%) REST
9 9 (7.69%) JSON
9 9 (7.69%) PhoneGap
9 9 (7.69%) Swagger
10 8 (6.84%) LAMP
11 7 (5.98%) Symfony
12 6 (5.13%) Apache Flex
12 6 (5.13%) J2EE
13 5 (4.27%) CSS3
14 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
14 4 (3.42%) Express
14 4 (3.42%) jQuery
14 4 (3.42%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Algorithms
1 7 (5.98%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.27%) PKI
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) Replication
4 4 (3.42%) Telematics
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) BBC
7 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) iDTV
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Linux
2 34 (29.06%) Windows
3 20 (17.09%) Android
4 19 (16.24%) Debian
5 11 (9.40%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.13%) Unix
7 4 (3.42%) CentOS
7 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.48%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (28.21%) DevOps
4 17 (14.53%) TDD
5 15 (12.82%) Scrum
6 14 (11.97%) MVC
6 14 (11.97%) SOA
7 13 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.55%) High Availability
8 10 (8.55%) OOP
8 10 (8.55%) Software Delivery
9 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.84%) Kanban
10 8 (6.84%) Microservices
10 8 (6.84%) SDLC
10 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.98%) Release Management
12 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.86%) Java
2 44 (37.61%) Python
3 37 (31.62%) Bash Shell
4 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 27 (23.08%) SQL
6 22 (18.80%) C#
7 16 (13.68%) Ruby
8 13 (11.11%) PHP
9 9 (7.69%) Go
10 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.56%) C
13 2 (1.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.85%) Groovy
14 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) AWS Certification
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) MCP
2 2 (1.71%) MCSA
2 2 (1.71%) MCSE
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) SLA
2 14 (11.97%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) iptables
2 6 (5.13%) Docker
3 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) UAG
3 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (17.95%) Puppet
2 17 (14.53%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.69%) Packer
4 7 (5.98%) Ansible
5 3 (2.56%) Nagios
6 2 (1.71%) SCCM
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Google
2 9 (7.69%) Splunk
3 8 (6.84%) CA
4 5 (4.27%) IBM
4 5 (4.27%) Interwoven
4 5 (4.27%) New Relic
5 4 (3.42%) Akamai
5 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) BT
8 1 (0.85%) Infobright
8 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.85%) Vertica