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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 637 638 599
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -39
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 13 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.053% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +18.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 -
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
12047 13248 11847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.31% 23.26% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8023 8611 7313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 187 198
Median hourly rate £29.94 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 26 July 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 -8 13 £475 +14.45% 3
London - 13 £475 - 3
City of London - 6 £475 -

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (88.24%) Ruby
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (76.47%) Cucumber
4 12 (70.59%) Mockito
4 12 (70.59%) JUnit
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
5 10 (58.82%) Unix
5 10 (58.82%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (58.82%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (52.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
6 9 (52.94%) BDD
6 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (47.06%) Maven
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
7 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (47.06%) RSpec
7 8 (47.06%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (47.06%) Auto-Scaling
7 8 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (41.18%) Node.js
8 7 (41.18%) Microservices

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 4 (23.53%) Apache Solr
1 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (52.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
3 8 (47.06%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (76.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
5 5 (29.41%) Redis
6 4 (23.53%) HBase
6 4 (23.53%) MarkLogic
6 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
6 4 (23.53%) Neo4j
6 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Cucumber
2 12 (70.59%) JUnit
2 12 (70.59%) Mockito
3 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 8 (47.06%) Maven
4 8 (47.06%) RSpec
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) TestNG
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
4 8 (47.06%) AWS Developer
5 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (5.88%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (58.82%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (41.18%) Node.js
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Thrift
7 1 (5.88%) Finagle
7 1 (5.88%) Ratpack
7 1 (5.88%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) MPEG
2 2 (11.76%) Wiki
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Auto-Scaling
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Microservices
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Kanban
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Video Processing
8 2 (11.76%) Structured Programming
9 1 (5.88%) API Development
9 1 (5.88%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) Groovy
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Python
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
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