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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Rank 563 611 593
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 71 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.091% 0.074%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 26
Median daily rate £525 £476 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +48.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £380 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £483 £220
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +119.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
12095 13649 12490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 23.39% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8015 8926 7692
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 214 208
Median hourly rate £28.18 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.11 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 2016.

Amazon RDS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 18 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 27 August 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 +35 71 £525 +10.41% 23
London +47 57 £525 +12.90% 10
City of London +35 7 £525 +12.90% 2
East Midlands - 7 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 7 £400 -
Lincoln - 6 £388 -
East of England +21 3 £385 -23.00% 3
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 £385 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 £385 -
Stafford - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - - 3
South East -3 1 £450 -1.63% 2
South West - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -

Amazon RDS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 169 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (64.84%) Amazon EC2
3 102 (56.04%) DevOps
4 87 (47.80%) Amazon S3
5 83 (45.60%) Linux
6 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (34.62%) Java
8 58 (31.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (29.67%) Puppet
10 53 (29.12%) Route 53
11 51 (28.02%) Python
12 48 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
13 47 (25.82%) Jenkins
14 46 (25.27%) Docker
15 44 (24.18%) Ansible
15 44 (24.18%) MySQL
16 43 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 42 (23.08%) Ruby
18 40 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (21.98%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
20 37 (20.33%) Windows
20 37 (20.33%) TDD
20 37 (20.33%) Amazon SQS
21 36 (19.78%) PHP
21 36 (19.78%) Configuration Management
22 35 (19.23%) Git (software)
23 33 (18.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 33 (18.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
24 32 (17.58%) Amazon ELB

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 15 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.69%) Confluence
2 14 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.95%) IIS
4 8 (4.40%) nginx
5 7 (3.85%) Apache
6 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.30%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.75%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.65%) SAS
10 2 (1.10%) GemFire
10 2 (1.10%) JBoss
10 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Maximo
1 4 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 169 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (64.84%) Amazon EC2
3 87 (47.80%) Amazon S3
4 58 (31.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 53 (29.12%) Route 53
6 43 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (20.33%) Amazon SQS
8 33 (18.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 32 (17.58%) Amazon ELB
10 25 (13.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (12.09%) CloudFront
12 21 (11.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 17 (9.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (8.24%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (7.14%) IaaS
16 12 (6.59%) Office 365
17 10 (5.49%) GitHub
18 9 (4.95%) Amazon EMR
19 7 (3.85%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.44%) DNS
2 12 (6.59%) VPN
3 11 (6.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.49%) HTTP
4 10 (5.49%) Internet
5 9 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.30%) DHCP
6 6 (3.30%) ICMP
7 5 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.20%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.65%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.65%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.65%) Skype
10 2 (1.10%) Firewall
11 1 (0.55%) DMZ
11 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.55%) Intranet
11 1 (0.55%) SAN
11 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.18%) MySQL
2 40 (21.98%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (18.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (10.44%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.44%) Redis
5 18 (9.89%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (6.59%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.95%) Neo4j
10 8 (4.40%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.85%) MarkLogic
11 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
12 5 (2.75%) Big Data
13 4 (2.20%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.65%) DataStax
14 3 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 47 (25.82%) Jenkins
2 35 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (10.44%) Vagrant
5 17 (9.34%) JIRA
6 12 (6.59%) TeamCity
7 11 (6.04%) Subversion
8 8 (4.40%) GitLab
8 8 (4.40%) Selenium
9 6 (3.30%) GoCD
10 5 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.20%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.10%) Grunt
12 2 (1.10%) gulp
12 2 (1.10%) Hudson
12 2 (1.10%) Maven
13 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (3.85%) Advertising
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 4 (2.20%) Publishing
5 3 (1.65%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Local Government
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (33.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (25.82%) Developer
3 41 (22.53%) AWS DevOps
4 40 (21.98%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (12.64%) Architect
6 16 (8.79%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.24%) DBA
8 14 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 13 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Administrator
10 10 (5.49%) Core Java Developer
10 10 (5.49%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.95%) Android Developer
11 9 (4.95%) Python Developer
11 9 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (4.40%) AWS Developer
12 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.54%) HTML
2 20 (10.99%) Web Services
3 13 (7.14%) HTML5
4 11 (6.04%) .NET
4 11 (6.04%) ELK Stack
4 11 (6.04%) Node.js
5 10 (5.49%) Apache Flex
5 10 (5.49%) CSS
6 9 (4.95%) Flask
7 8 (4.40%) React Native
7 8 (4.40%) SQLAlchemy
8 6 (3.30%) REST
9 5 (2.75%) Java EE
9 5 (2.75%) LAMP
9 5 (2.75%) Spring
10 4 (2.20%) jQuery
10 4 (2.20%) Lambda Expressions
11 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.65%) J2EE
11 3 (1.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) PKI
2 11 (6.04%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.95%) Clustering
3 9 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.75%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.20%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.20%) Replication
6 4 (2.20%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.20%) User Experience
7 3 (1.65%) Tandem
8 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) CESG
8 2 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 83 (45.60%) Linux
2 37 (20.33%) Windows
3 21 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (10.44%) Unix
5 14 (7.69%) CentOS
5 14 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 12 (6.59%) Android
6 12 (6.59%) Apple iOS
6 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.40%) Mac OS
7 8 (4.40%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.40%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.65%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.10%) Debian
9 2 (1.10%) Fedora
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.04%) DevOps
2 71 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (20.33%) TDD
5 36 (19.78%) Configuration Management
6 20 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (10.44%) Kanban
7 19 (10.44%) Scrum
8 18 (9.89%) BDD
8 18 (9.89%) Migration
8 18 (9.89%) SOA
9 15 (8.24%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.59%) ITIL
10 12 (6.59%) Multithreading
10 12 (6.59%) Pair Programming
11 10 (5.49%) Low Latency
12 9 (4.95%) Android Development
12 9 (4.95%) High Availability
12 9 (4.95%) Open Source
13 8 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (34.62%) Java
2 51 (28.02%) Python
3 42 (23.08%) Ruby
4 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.78%) PHP
6 12 (6.59%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.59%) SQL
7 10 (5.49%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.95%) Clojure
8 9 (4.95%) Objective-C
8 9 (4.95%) Scala
9 8 (4.40%) C#
10 6 (3.30%) Go
10 6 (3.30%) Perl
11 3 (1.65%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) C
13 1 (0.55%) C++
13 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (5.49%) Degree
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) MCSA
4 6 (3.30%) MCSE
5 5 (2.75%) MCP
6 3 (1.65%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) CCA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.55%) CITP
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (25.27%) Docker
2 21 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.65%) XenApp
5 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.10%) Squid
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.55%) HDFS
7 1 (0.55%) Varnish
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (29.67%) Puppet
2 48 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (24.18%) Ansible
4 16 (8.79%) Kubernetes
5 15 (8.24%) SCCM
6 14 (7.69%) Terraform
7 8 (4.40%) Kibana
7 8 (4.40%) logstash
7 8 (4.40%) Packer
8 6 (3.30%) SCOM
9 4 (2.20%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.65%) Consul
10 3 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.65%) Nessus
10 3 (1.65%) Oozie
10 3 (1.65%) Rundeck
11 2 (1.10%) Nagios
11 2 (1.10%) Salt
12 1 (0.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 23 (12.64%) Oracle
2 20 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.34%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 14 (7.69%) Citrix
5 12 (6.59%) VMware
6 7 (3.85%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.75%) 3PAR
7 5 (2.75%) HP
8 4 (2.20%) Akamai
8 4 (2.20%) IBM
8 4 (2.20%) New Relic
9 3 (1.65%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.65%) Dell
9 3 (1.65%) Endeca
9 3 (1.65%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.65%) Qualys
9 3 (1.65%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.10%) Tableau
10 2 (1.10%) Zend
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