The first table below looks at the demand for SimpleDB 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 SimpleDB over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 398 414 422
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.008% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.038% 0.037% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
5218 5445 5308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.78% 22.46% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3572 3696 3528
Average daily rate £443 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +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 32 64 52
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 £14.00 £17.40 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £51.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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SimpleDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SimpleDB Jobs Demand Trend in London

SimpleDB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SimpleDB Daily Rate Trend in London

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber

SimpleDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl