The table below looks at the statistics for SimpleDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SimpleDB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon SimpleDB
Rank 90 89 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.88% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £243 £325
% change year-on-year
- -25.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
434 455 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.18% 30.11% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 268 294
Average daily rate £338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SimpleDB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SimpleDB across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SimpleDB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SimpleDB
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SimpleDB across the West Yorkshire region.

SimpleDB Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SimpleDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region 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%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Node.js
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Redis
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Salt
1 6 (100.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control

SimpleDB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region 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 6 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Redis
1 6 (100.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (100.00%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle