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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 649 660 617
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -43
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 12 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.003% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.097% 0.015% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £494 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.97% +8.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £415 £406
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
12348 13612 12182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.65% 23.29% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8177 8894 7488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 218 204
Median hourly rate £29.70 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 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 +12 12 £494 +18.97%
London - 12 £494 -
City of London - 2 £475 -

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (84.21%) Cucumber
3 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (78.95%) TDD
3 15 (78.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (73.68%) Ruby
4 14 (73.68%) JUnit
4 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 14 (73.68%) Mockito
5 13 (68.42%) Unix
5 13 (68.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (63.16%) BDD
6 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
7 11 (57.89%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
7 11 (57.89%) Microservices
7 11 (57.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (52.63%) Auto-Scaling
8 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
8 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (52.63%) RSpec
8 10 (52.63%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (52.63%) Node.js
8 10 (52.63%) Maven
9 9 (47.37%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (47.37%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (42.11%) JIRA

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 (21.05%) Apache Solr
1 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (57.89%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (57.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
3 10 (52.63%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (31.58%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (78.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (36.84%) Redis
5 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
6 4 (21.05%) HBase
6 4 (21.05%) MarkLogic
6 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Neo4j
6 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Cucumber
2 14 (73.68%) JUnit
2 14 (73.68%) Mockito
3 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
4 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (52.63%) Maven
5 10 (52.63%) RSpec
6 8 (42.11%) JIRA
6 8 (42.11%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) TestNG
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 8 (42.11%) AWS Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) Node.js
3 9 (47.37%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (47.37%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (31.58%) RESTful
5 5 (26.32%) Gherkin
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.26%) Apache Thrift
8 1 (5.26%) Finagle
8 1 (5.26%) Ratpack
8 1 (5.26%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 2 (10.53%) MPEG
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (63.16%) BDD
4 11 (57.89%) Microservices
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) Auto-Scaling
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (42.11%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) OOP
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) Structured Programming
10 4 (21.05%) Kanban
10 4 (21.05%) Open Source
10 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
11 2 (10.53%) High Availability
11 2 (10.53%) Video Processing
12 1 (5.26%) API Development
12 1 (5.26%) DevOps
12 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Groovy
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Apigee
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle