The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon RDS over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 546 584 579
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 78 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.062% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.28% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11434 11313 11415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.21% 21.90% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7701 7322 6923
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 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 170 226
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Amazon RDS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 9 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
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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
England +17 78 £475 +11.76% 14
London +40 55 £438 -15.45% 8
West Yorkshire 0 9 £600 - 1
Yorkshire -4 9 £600 - 3
Bradford - 9 £600 -
South East -6 7 £450 +30.43% 2
Staines +14 4 £450 +12.50%
Surrey -3 4 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England - 4 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 - 1
City of London +37 2 £389 +1.63% 1
West Sussex +5 2 - -
North West - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £500 -
Chester - 1 £400 -
St Albans - 1 £475 -
Loughborough - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 80 (68.38%) Amazon EC2
3 66 (56.41%) Linux
4 63 (53.85%) Amazon S3
5 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (47.01%) Java
6 55 (47.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 52 (44.44%) Web Services
8 43 (36.75%) Python
9 41 (35.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 41 (35.04%) Jenkins
10 38 (32.48%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (30.77%) Bash Shell
11 36 (30.77%) Git (software)
12 35 (29.91%) Windows
13 33 (28.21%) DevOps
14 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
15 28 (23.93%) HTML
15 28 (23.93%) SQL
16 25 (21.37%) .NET
17 24 (20.51%) Oracle
17 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (19.66%) CSS
18 23 (19.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 23 (19.66%) Route 53
19 22 (18.80%) Amazon Glacier
19 22 (18.80%) Tomcat
20 21 (17.95%) C#
20 21 (17.95%) Firewall
20 21 (17.95%) Puppet

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Maximo
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 117 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (68.38%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (53.85%) Amazon S3
4 55 (47.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (35.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (19.66%) Route 53
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 21 (17.95%) 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
3 19 (16.24%) Big Data
4 16 (13.68%) MySQL
4 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.55%) Hadoop
5 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.42%) Redis
9 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 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%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) 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 33 (28.21%) 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%) Analyst
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 14 (11.97%) 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%) Data Protection Act
1 7 (5.98%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
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
6 2 (1.71%) 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 35 (29.91%) Windows
3 20 (17.09%) Android
4 19 (16.24%) Debian
5 11 (9.40%) Apple iOS
6 7 (5.98%) 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 62 (52.99%) 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%) OOP
8 10 (8.55%) Software Delivery
9 9 (7.69%) High Availability
9 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.69%) SDLC
10 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.84%) Kanban
10 8 (6.84%) Microservices
10 8 (6.84%) Release Management
10 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.01%) Java
2 43 (36.75%) Python
3 36 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 28 (23.93%) SQL
6 21 (17.95%) 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 15 (12.82%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
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 24 (20.51%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Google
2 9 (7.69%) Splunk
3 7 (5.98%) 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%) Talend
8 1 (0.85%) Vertica
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