The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 408 409 415
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 17 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.083% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon RDS
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5472 5755 5514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.34% 22.87% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3787 3990 3655
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.88 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Amazon RDS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Trend in London

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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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
City of London +20 1 £330 -15.38% 2
Croydon - 1 - -
Amazon RDS
England

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 57 (93.44%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (72.13%) MySQL
3 34 (55.74%) Amazon S3
4 31 (50.82%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (47.54%) UNIX
6 26 (42.62%) Web Services
6 26 (42.62%) Linux
7 24 (39.34%) Tomcat
8 23 (37.70%) Apache
9 20 (32.79%) LAMP
10 19 (31.15%) Migration
10 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (29.51%) Percona
12 17 (27.87%) High Availability
12 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (26.23%) Puppet
13 16 (26.23%) Debian
14 15 (24.59%) Replication
14 15 (24.59%) DevOps
15 14 (22.95%) Python
15 14 (22.95%) Oracle
16 12 (19.67%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (19.67%) Ruby
17 11 (18.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 10 (16.39%) Sun
19 9 (14.75%) Nagios
19 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
19 9 (14.75%) Open Source
19 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (14.75%) New Relic

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (39.34%) Tomcat
2 23 (37.70%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
4 3 (4.92%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.64%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 57 (93.44%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (55.74%) Amazon S3
3 31 (50.82%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (19.67%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (11.48%) ElastiCache
5 7 (11.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (4.92%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.28%) Route 53
7 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) VPN
2 2 (3.28%) DAB
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (72.13%) MySQL
2 11 (18.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.28%) Azkaban
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.28%) NUnit
3 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.92%) Publishing
2 2 (3.28%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
2 2 (3.28%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) DBA
2 18 (29.51%) MySQL DBA
3 13 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Administrator
5 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Web Services
2 20 (32.79%) LAMP
3 3 (4.92%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) Kafka
4 2 (3.28%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) RESTful
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) WCF
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) Symfony
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Replication
2 9 (14.75%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) Social Media
3 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Online Games
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) UNIX
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 16 (26.23%) Debian
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Migration
1 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (27.87%) High Availability
2 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.59%) DevOps
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 7 (11.48%) Release Management
5 7 (11.48%) Kanban
6 5 (8.20%) MVC
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) OO
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
9 2 (3.28%) OOP
9 2 (3.28%) Content Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Python
2 12 (19.67%) Ruby
3 8 (13.11%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) Perl
3 8 (13.11%) PHP
4 7 (11.48%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.92%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) PHP5
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (6.56%) Varnish
2 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) Nagios
3 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.56%) Data Guard
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Percona
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Sun
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.75%) New Relic
5 2 (3.28%) Sony
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Interwoven