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 27 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 638 626 623
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.007%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.085% 0.069% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -
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
11761 12982 11971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.79% 23.54% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7960 8474 7475
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 £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 184 200
Median hourly rate £31.59 £27.78 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 27 June 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 -3 10 £475 +14.45% 2
London - 10 £475 - 1
City of London - 6 £475 -

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (92.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) Ruby
4 10 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 10 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) Mockito
5 9 (64.29%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (64.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (64.29%) JUnit
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
6 8 (57.14%) Maven
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (57.14%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (57.14%) Amazon S3
6 8 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (57.14%) RSpec
6 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
7 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 6 (42.86%) Linux

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 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (64.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 8 (57.14%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (92.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 5 (35.71%) Redis
6 1 (7.14%) HBase
6 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
6 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) JUnit
2 9 (64.29%) Mockito
3 8 (57.14%) Maven
3 8 (57.14%) RSpec
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
6 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (57.14%) AWS Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) ActiveMQ
1 10 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Camel
5 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (7.14%) Finagle
6 1 (7.14%) Ratpack
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) MPEG
2 2 (14.29%) Wiki
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (64.29%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Video Processing
7 2 (14.29%) Structured Programming
8 1 (7.14%) API Development
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) Python
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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