The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon RDS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon RDS over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 543 603 571
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -32
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 98 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.052% 0.081%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 40
Median daily rate £475 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £262 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
12121 12876 12452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 23.01% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8222 8321 7868
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 171 219
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.44 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

Amazon RDS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 98 £475 +14.45% 29
London +43 70 £483 +16.96% 22
North West -1 13 £438 -39.65% 1
Cheshire +1 10 £435 -40.00%
East of England +12 8 £488 +2.63% 2
Cambridge - 7 £488 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £488 - 2
City of London +46 6 £513 +20.58% 5
South East -10 6 £350 -2.09%
Chester - 5 £435 -
West Sussex -24 4 £350 +20.68%
Warrington - 4 £390 -
Merseyside - 3 £450 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 £565 -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 - 1

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 165 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (60.57%) Amazon EC2
3 85 (48.57%) Amazon S3
4 83 (47.43%) Linux
5 75 (42.86%) Java
6 72 (41.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 71 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (37.14%) DevOps
9 54 (30.86%) Python
10 47 (26.86%) Web Services
10 47 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (26.29%) Windows
11 46 (26.29%) Jenkins
11 46 (26.29%) Route 53
12 45 (25.71%) Git (software)
13 44 (25.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 39 (22.29%) JavaScript
15 38 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (21.71%) Amazon SQS
16 35 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
17 34 (19.43%) Puppet
18 33 (18.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 32 (18.29%) MySQL
20 31 (17.71%) SQL
20 31 (17.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 31 (17.71%) MongoDB
21 30 (17.14%) Amazon ELB
21 30 (17.14%) Oracle
22 29 (16.57%) .NET
22 29 (16.57%) Bash Shell

Amazon RDS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (13.14%) IIS
2 19 (10.86%) Node.js
2 19 (10.86%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.71%) JBoss
4 14 (8.00%) Apache
4 14 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.29%) nginx
6 9 (5.14%) Confluence
6 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (4.57%) WordPress
8 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (4.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (3.43%) Drupal
10 5 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (2.29%) CMS
11 4 (2.29%) Magnolia
12 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
13 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.86%) Maximo
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 165 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (60.57%) Amazon EC2
3 85 (48.57%) Amazon S3
4 72 (41.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 47 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 46 (26.29%) Route 53
7 44 (25.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (21.71%) Amazon SQS
9 31 (17.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 30 (17.14%) Amazon ELB
11 28 (16.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (12.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 20 (11.43%) IaaS
14 19 (10.86%) Amazon Glacier
14 19 (10.86%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (10.86%) CloudFront
15 14 (8.00%) Office 365
16 12 (6.86%) Amazon Kinesis
16 12 (6.86%) PaaS
17 10 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) DNS
2 11 (6.29%) Firewall
3 9 (5.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.57%) Internet
5 7 (4.00%) DHCP
5 7 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.43%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.29%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.71%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.71%) Skype
8 3 (1.71%) VPN
9 2 (1.14%) HTTP
9 2 (1.14%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 32 (18.29%) MySQL
3 31 (17.71%) MongoDB
4 27 (15.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (10.86%) SQL Server
6 18 (10.29%) NoSQL
6 18 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (8.57%) Redis
8 14 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
11 7 (4.00%) MarkLogic
11 7 (4.00%) Neo4j
12 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.71%) Big Data
15 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 2 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 46 (26.29%) Jenkins
2 45 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (10.29%) Selenium
5 15 (8.57%) JIRA
6 13 (7.43%) Vagrant
7 11 (6.29%) TeamCity
8 9 (5.14%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.14%) JUnit
8 9 (5.14%) NUnit
8 9 (5.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (4.57%) Subversion
10 7 (4.00%) GitLab
11 4 (2.29%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.71%) Grunt
12 3 (1.71%) gulp
12 3 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 16 (9.14%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Banking
3 5 (2.86%) Advertising
3 5 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (1.71%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Local Government
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (24.00%) Architect
2 36 (20.57%) Developer
2 36 (20.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (17.71%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (13.14%) Administrator
4 23 (13.14%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (9.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.00%) AWS Administrator
7 12 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (6.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.71%) HTML Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Database Architect
10 9 (5.14%) DBA
11 8 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.86%) Web Services
2 29 (16.57%) .NET
3 28 (16.00%) HTML
4 21 (12.00%) CSS
5 14 (8.00%) RESTful
6 12 (6.86%) HTML5
6 12 (6.86%) REST
7 10 (5.71%) Apache Flex
8 9 (5.14%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.14%) PhoneGap
8 9 (5.14%) Swagger
9 8 (4.57%) ELK Stack
9 8 (4.57%) J2EE
9 8 (4.57%) LAMP
10 6 (3.43%) Symfony
11 4 (2.29%) Express
11 4 (2.29%) Laravel
11 4 (2.29%) SOAP
12 3 (1.71%) React Native
12 3 (1.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) PKI
2 10 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.43%) User Experience
5 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.29%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.29%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.71%) Clustering
7 3 (1.71%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) BBC
8 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.14%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 83 (47.43%) Linux
2 46 (26.29%) Windows
3 21 (12.00%) Android
4 18 (10.29%) Debian
5 12 (6.86%) Apple iOS
6 10 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.14%) Unix
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.57%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.57%) Windows Server
9 7 (4.00%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Fedora
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (37.14%) DevOps
3 38 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.14%) SOA
5 22 (12.57%) TDD
6 17 (9.71%) Migration
7 16 (9.14%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (7.43%) Kanban
10 12 (6.86%) Multithreading
10 12 (6.86%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (6.29%) SDLC
12 10 (5.71%) Database Security
12 10 (5.71%) ITIL
12 10 (5.71%) Low Latency
12 10 (5.71%) Microservices
12 10 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (5.71%) Project Management
12 10 (5.71%) Software Delivery
13 9 (5.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.86%) Java
2 54 (30.86%) Python
3 39 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 31 (17.71%) SQL
5 29 (16.57%) Bash Shell
6 28 (16.00%) PHP
6 28 (16.00%) Ruby
7 22 (12.57%) C#
8 9 (5.14%) Go
9 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.29%) Clojure
10 4 (2.29%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.29%) Perl
10 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.71%) C
12 2 (1.14%) Scala
13 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (4.00%) MCP
1 7 (4.00%) MCSA
1 7 (4.00%) MCSE
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.29%) QA
2 16 (9.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.00%) Docker
3 7 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) UAG
6 1 (0.57%) Squid
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (19.43%) Puppet
3 21 (12.00%) Ansible
4 17 (9.71%) Packer
4 17 (9.71%) SCCM
5 7 (4.00%) Kibana
5 7 (4.00%) logstash
6 6 (3.43%) SCOM
7 4 (2.29%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.71%) Windows Intune
9 2 (1.14%) Nessus
9 2 (1.14%) Oozie
9 2 (1.14%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.14%) Terraform
10 1 (0.57%) Graphite
10 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Oracle
2 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.86%) Citrix
3 12 (6.86%) Google
4 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.57%) Akamai
5 8 (4.57%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.57%) New Relic
6 7 (4.00%) CA
6 7 (4.00%) VMware
7 5 (2.86%) 3PAR
7 5 (2.86%) HP
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
8 4 (2.29%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.14%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.14%) Endeca
9 2 (1.14%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.14%) Qualys
9 2 (1.14%) Zend
10 1 (0.57%) Virgin Media
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