The table below looks at the statistics for SimpleDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimpleDB over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 618 641 629
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.027% 0.031% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
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
11131 12712 12102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.46% 23.06% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7386 8478 8031
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 194 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SimpleDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SimpleDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SimpleDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SimpleDB
Daily Rate Trend

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

SimpleDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SimpleDB
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimpleDB within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
London +11 3 £500 +8.10%
England +7 3 £500 +8.10% 1
City of London - 1 £500 -

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SimpleDB 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 SimpleDB.

1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (100.00%) Microservices
2 10 (83.33%) Mockito
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (83.33%) JUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Node.js
4 8 (66.67%) Ruby
5 7 (58.33%) RESTful
5 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (58.33%) Docker
6 6 (50.00%) Redis
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle
7 5 (41.67%) Unix
7 5 (41.67%) OOP
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) TDD
7 5 (41.67%) Subversion
7 5 (41.67%) Maven

SimpleDB
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 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
1 5 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (50.00%) Redis
4 5 (41.67%) HBase
4 5 (41.67%) MarkLogic
4 5 (41.67%) Neo4j
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) Presto
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (83.33%) JUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Mockito
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) RSpec
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) TestNG
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) Node.js
3 7 (58.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Thrift
5 2 (16.67%) Finagle
5 2 (16.67%) Ratpack
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (16.67%) Sinatra
6 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Microservices
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (58.33%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
4 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Structured Programming
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) High Availability
7 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Groovy
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Mesos
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Apigee