The table below looks at the statistics for SimpleDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimpleDB over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 622 607 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.035% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £463 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £315 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SimpleDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SimpleDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimpleDB within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 4 £463 +46.82% 4
London - 4 £463 - 3

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimpleDB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SimpleDB.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) RSpec
1 6 (100.00%) Mockito
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (100.00%) Redis
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 6 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) MPEG
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Wiki

SimpleDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SimpleDB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SimpleDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Mockito
1 6 (100.00%) RSpec
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) MPEG
2 3 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker