The table below looks at the statistics for SimpleDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimpleDB over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 93 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.087% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 0.33% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 16
Average daily rate
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£413 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £325
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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
384 304 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.96% 26.39% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 207 120
Average daily rate £370 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +141.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SimpleDB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SimpleDB
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SimpleDB Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SimpleDB 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 SimpleDB.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (100.00%) Redis
1 10 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) Salt
2 9 (90.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (50.00%) Node.js
6 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (30.00%) POSIX
7 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Clustering
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SimpleDB 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 SimpleDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (30.00%) Route 53
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (100.00%) Redis
1 10 (100.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (100.00%) Salt
2 3 (30.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) hybris