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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 641 - 637
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% - 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.067% - 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £513 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £405
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
12017 13302 12428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.72% 22.94% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 8828 7838
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 199 204
Median hourly rate £35.43 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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 25 September 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 - 8 £513 -
England - 8 £513 -
City of London - 1 £500 -

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (88.89%) Cucumber
3 14 (77.78%) Ruby
4 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 13 (72.22%) JUnit
4 13 (72.22%) Web Services
4 13 (72.22%) Mockito
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (72.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (66.67%) Microservices
5 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 12 (66.67%) Unix
6 11 (61.11%) BDD
7 10 (55.56%) Node.js
7 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (50.00%) OO
8 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (44.44%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (44.44%) Amazon S3
9 8 (44.44%) RSpec
9 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (44.44%) 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 (27.78%) Apache Solr
1 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (44.44%) Amazon S3
3 8 (44.44%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (27.78%) HBase
4 5 (27.78%) MarkLogic
4 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 5 (27.78%) Neo4j
4 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (27.78%) Redis
4 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 13 (72.22%) JUnit
2 13 (72.22%) Mockito
3 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (44.44%) Maven
5 8 (44.44%) RSpec
6 7 (38.89%) JIRA
6 7 (38.89%) Subversion
7 5 (27.78%) TestNG
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (44.44%) AWS Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (11.11%) NoSQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) AWS Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) Node.js
3 8 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
7 2 (11.11%) Apache Thrift
7 2 (11.11%) Finagle
7 2 (11.11%) Ratpack
7 2 (11.11%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Wiki
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) BBC
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Continuous Delivery
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Microservices
3 11 (61.11%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) OO
6 8 (44.44%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (38.89%) OOP
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Kanban
10 4 (22.22%) Open Source
10 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 4 (22.22%) Structured Programming
11 2 (11.11%) DevOps
11 2 (11.11%) High Availability
11 2 (11.11%) OOD
12 1 (5.56%) API Development
12 1 (5.56%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) Groovy
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Apigee