Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Amazon RDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 247 234
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 67 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.79% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 2.20% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 16
Central London median daily rate £588 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% - +21.05%
10th Percentile £413 £437 £439
90th Percentile £675 £653 £644
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £32.00 -
London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.94% - -

Amazon RDS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,175 2,314 1,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 25.73% 25.11% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,705 1,886 1,516
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +4.86% +2.89%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £525 £513 £490
% change year-on-year +2.44% +4.59% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +34.32% +17.55%
10th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £21.67
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.60 £23.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.51% +15.45%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in Central London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in Central London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in Central London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in Central London

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 49 £550 -8.33% 2
City of Westminster -3 8 £600 -
West End of London -1 6 £600 +4.35%
Amazon RDS
London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 61 (91.04%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (68.66%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (62.69%) Amazon S3
4 38 (56.72%) AWS Lambda
5 36 (53.73%) Serverless
6 31 (46.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 30 (44.78%) Docker
8 29 (43.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 28 (41.79%) DevOps
10 27 (40.30%) Java
10 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
11 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (37.31%) Linux
12 24 (35.82%) Kubernetes
13 23 (34.33%) Microservices
13 23 (34.33%) Ansible
14 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
14 22 (32.84%) Python
15 19 (28.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (28.36%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (28.36%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (26.87%) CloudFront
16 18 (26.87%) AWS CloudTrail
17 17 (25.37%) Terraform
17 17 (25.37%) MySQL
18 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
18 16 (23.88%) Node.js
19 15 (22.39%) Route 53
19 15 (22.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (22.39%) Finance

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (17.91%) Apache
2 9 (13.43%) Confluence
3 6 (8.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (8.96%) IIS
3 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.99%) WildFly
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.49%) nginx
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 61 (91.04%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (68.66%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (62.69%) Amazon S3
4 38 (56.72%) AWS Lambda
5 36 (53.73%) Serverless
6 31 (46.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 29 (43.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 19 (28.36%) Amazon SQS
8 19 (28.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (26.87%) AWS CloudTrail
9 18 (26.87%) CloudFront
10 15 (22.39%) Route 53
11 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (19.40%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (17.91%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (13.43%) Amazon Glacier
15 7 (10.45%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (10.45%) Office 365
16 6 (8.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (8.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 6 (8.96%) IP Telephony
3 6 (8.96%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) MySQL
2 15 (22.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (11.94%) Big Data
3 8 (11.94%) Redis
4 7 (10.45%) Amazon Aurora
4 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.97%) Apache Hive
7 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.49%) Impala
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
2 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.43%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.97%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.97%) GitLab
5 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Games
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) AWS Engineer
3 19 (28.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.90%) AWS Developer
5 14 (20.90%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (20.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Agile Developer
9 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Agile Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Angular Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Data Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
11 3 (4.48%) Migration Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) Node.js
2 14 (20.90%) JSON
2 14 (20.90%) REST
3 12 (17.91%) Kafka
4 10 (14.93%) Web Services
5 9 (13.43%) Apache NiFi
5 9 (13.43%) JMS
5 9 (13.43%) OAuth
5 9 (13.43%) OAuth2
5 9 (13.43%) SOAP
6 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.94%) XML
7 7 (10.45%) Express
8 6 (8.96%) OpenID
9 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (4.48%) J2EE
9 3 (4.48%) J2SE
9 3 (4.48%) LAMP
9 3 (4.48%) Redux
9 3 (4.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Fintech
2 5 (7.46%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) Unix
3 10 (14.93%) Windows
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) DevOps
2 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.33%) Microservices
4 19 (28.36%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) Migration
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (16.42%) Data Modelling
7 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.43%) Data Migration
9 8 (11.94%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (11.94%) Data Transformation
9 8 (11.94%) TDD
10 7 (10.45%) Asynchronous Programming
10 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.45%) Data Encryption
10 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (10.45%) Post-Production
10 7 (10.45%) Release Management
10 7 (10.45%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) Python
3 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
4 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 12 (17.91%) Java 8
6 9 (13.43%) ES6
6 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.48%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.48%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Docker
2 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) HDFS
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Kubernetes
2 23 (34.33%) Ansible
3 17 (25.37%) Terraform
4 7 (10.45%) Puppet
4 7 (10.45%) SCCM
5 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.97%) Mesos
7 3 (4.48%) Kibana
7 3 (4.48%) logstash
7 3 (4.48%) Marathon
8 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.49%) Consul
8 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.49%) Istio
8 1 (1.49%) linkerd
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.49%) SCOM
8 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Atlassian
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Ping Identity
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) New Relic
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk