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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 585 - 557
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% - 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.066% - 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £325
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
12078 12215 10565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 21.67% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7646 6449
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 206
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 12 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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 - 8 £325 -
Leeds - 5 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
London - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Puppet
3 11 (78.57%) MongoDB
3 11 (78.57%) Redis
3 11 (78.57%) Couchbase
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 11 (78.57%) Salt
4 10 (71.43%) Python
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
5 9 (64.29%) Ruby
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) TDD
7 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (50.00%) C++
7 7 (50.00%) PHP
7 7 (50.00%) Node.js
8 6 (42.86%) UNIX
8 6 (42.86%) MySQL
8 6 (42.86%) Apache
8 6 (42.86%) Internet
9 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
9 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
10 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 4 (28.57%) Clustering
11 3 (21.43%) Telecoms

SimpleDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Node.js
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) Zope
3 3 (21.43%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Route 53
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (78.57%) Redis
2 11 (78.57%) Couchbase
2 11 (78.57%) MongoDB
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) CouchDB
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Perl Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Django
2 3 (21.43%) Mason
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Memcached
2 3 (21.43%) Catalyst
3 2 (14.29%) POSIX
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
9 1 (7.14%) Web Development
9 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Python
1 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
1 11 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (78.57%) Salt
2 3 (21.43%) HAProxy
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) hybris