The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
Rank 569 504 586
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +82
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 27 47 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.097% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.45% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 1
Average daily rate £450 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12230 10399 11917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.75% 21.45% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7708 6281 6792
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 209 246
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%

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 23 April 2014.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 19 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -70 27 £450 +63.63% 11
London -16 14 £520 +49.64% 5
South East - 11 £410 - 5
Surrey - 7 £420 - 3
City of London -6 5 £518 +117.89% 2
Berkshire - 3 £400 - 2
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (48.57%) MySQL
4 15 (42.86%) Web Services
5 12 (34.29%) Python
5 12 (34.29%) Migration
6 10 (28.57%) UNIX
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (28.57%) High Availability
6 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (25.71%) Percona
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.86%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) Replication
9 7 (20.00%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) PHP
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (20.00%) WCF
9 7 (20.00%) WPF
9 7 (20.00%) LINQ
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) Content Management
9 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.00%) Debian
9 7 (20.00%) Ruby
9 7 (20.00%) Amazon S3

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) nginx
2 4 (11.43%) Drupal
2 4 (11.43%) WordPress
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (8.57%) Magnolia
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.71%) Route 53
5 2 (5.71%) Office 365
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) Redis
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.86%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Publishing
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Games
1 1 (2.86%) Billing
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) DBA
3 9 (25.71%) MySQL DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) WCF
2 7 (20.00%) WPF
2 7 (20.00%) LINQ
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (11.43%) jQuery
5 3 (8.57%) Symfony
5 3 (8.57%) Sinatra
5 3 (8.57%) Memcached
6 2 (5.71%) Kafka
6 2 (5.71%) Resque
6 2 (5.71%) Phusion Passenger
6 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) RESTful
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Online Games
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) UNIX
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (20.00%) Debian
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Android
5 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Solaris
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) High Availability
2 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Content Management
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.86%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (2.86%) ITSM
8 1 (2.86%) SEO
8 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) PHP
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) Varnish
2 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.86%) Cacti
3 1 (2.86%) Munin
3 1 (2.86%) YUM
3 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Percona
2 3 (8.57%) Interwoven
3 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) Google
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