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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon SimpleDB
UK
Rank 591 608 607
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.020% 0.035% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
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
9954 11379 10951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 22.76% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 7645 7124
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 223 163
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 2 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 January 2017. 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 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 +20 2 £500 +8.10%
London +2 2 £500 +8.10%

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Redis
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) Node.js
3 5 (71.43%) Mockito
3 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (57.14%) Apigee
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) RSpec
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Structured Programming
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (57.14%) Gherkin

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 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (85.71%) Redis
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Presto
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
5 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
5 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Mockito
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) RSpec
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Node.js
3 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (14.29%) Finagle
6 1 (14.29%) Ratpack
6 1 (14.29%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) BBC
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Structured Programming
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (14.29%) Groovy
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Mesos
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Apigee
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle