The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 362 414 393
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 37 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.016% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.073% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £560 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5324 5479 5374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.64% 22.58% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3715 3611
Average daily rate £438 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 56
Average hourly rate £29.48 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Amazon RDS
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon RDS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 +27 4 £425 +78.94% 1
Amazon RDS
England

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (73.77%) MySQL
3 33 (54.10%) Amazon S3
4 31 (50.82%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (47.54%) UNIX
6 26 (42.62%) Web Services
7 25 (40.98%) Linux
8 24 (39.34%) Tomcat
9 22 (36.07%) Apache
10 19 (31.15%) Migration
10 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (29.51%) Percona
11 18 (29.51%) LAMP
12 17 (27.87%) High Availability
13 16 (26.23%) Debian
14 15 (24.59%) Replication
14 15 (24.59%) Python
14 15 (24.59%) Puppet
15 14 (22.95%) Oracle
15 14 (22.95%) DevOps
16 13 (21.31%) Ruby
17 12 (19.67%) Amazon ELB
18 11 (18.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 10 (16.39%) Sun
20 9 (14.75%) Java
20 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
21 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
21 8 (13.11%) Perl
21 8 (13.11%) Scrum
21 8 (13.11%) Release Management

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (36.07%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) WordPress
4 3 (4.92%) nginx
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) Drupal
5 2 (3.28%) Magnolia
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 57 (93.44%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (54.10%) Amazon S3
3 31 (50.82%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (19.67%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (11.48%) ElastiCache
6 4 (6.56%) CloudFront
7 3 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.28%) Route 53
8 2 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (73.77%) 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
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) SimpleDB
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) 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 9 (14.75%) Administrator
5 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 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
8 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Configuration Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Web Services
2 18 (29.51%) LAMP
3 3 (4.92%) JSON
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) RESTful
3 3 (4.92%) REST
3 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) Kafka
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) WCF
4 2 (3.28%) Symfony
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Replication
2 7 (11.48%) 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 25 (40.98%) Linux
3 16 (26.23%) Debian
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows
6 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.92%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Migration
1 19 (31.15%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (27.87%) High Availability
3 14 (22.95%) DevOps
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Release Management
5 7 (11.48%) Kanban
6 6 (9.84%) MVC
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
8 3 (4.92%) OO
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) Python
2 13 (21.31%) Ruby
3 9 (14.75%) Java
4 8 (13.11%) Perl
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) SQL
6 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.92%) Groovy
7 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.92%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) Scala
8 2 (3.28%) PHP5
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.28%) Varnish
3 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.48%) Nagios
4 4 (6.56%) Data Guard
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.64%) YUM
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Percona
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Sun
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) New Relic
5 2 (3.28%) Sony
5 2 (3.28%) Interwoven
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
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