Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 261 249
Rank change year-on-year +59 -12 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 48 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.63% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.44% 1.51% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 11
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £463 £441 £406
90th Percentile £748 £683 £544
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 £32.00 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.13% +30.69% -
10th Percentile £102.50 £31.00 £23.11
90th Percentile £107.50 £33.00 £25.86
London median hourly rate £105.00 £32.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +228.13% +30.69% -

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 1,968 2,257 1,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 25.88% 24.79% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,567 1,774 1,543
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +11.41%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 11
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £27.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.92% -0.91% +44.74%
10th Percentile £21.21 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £81.50 £40.66 £33.25
London median hourly rate £32.50 £27.73 £26.88
% change year-on-year +17.20% +3.15% -19.75%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +39 35 £575 +15.00% 12
City of Westminster -1 3 £900 +38.46%
West End of London +22 1 £750 +22.45%
Amazon RDS
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 44 (91.67%) AWS
2 38 (79.17%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (58.33%) Amazon S3
4 27 (56.25%) DevOps
5 25 (52.08%) Docker
6 23 (47.92%) Serverless
7 22 (45.83%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
9 20 (41.67%) Linux
9 20 (41.67%) Python
10 19 (39.58%) Terraform
11 17 (35.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (33.33%) CloudFront
12 16 (33.33%) Java
13 15 (31.25%) Route 53
14 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
14 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
14 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (27.08%) JIRA
15 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
15 13 (27.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (27.08%) Ansible
16 12 (25.00%) AWS Certification
16 12 (25.00%) Confluence
16 12 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (22.92%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (22.92%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (22.92%) Cloud Native
18 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
18 10 (20.83%) GitHub

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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 44 (91.67%) AWS
2 38 (79.17%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (58.33%) Amazon S3
4 23 (47.92%) Serverless
5 22 (45.83%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (35.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 16 (33.33%) CloudFront
8 15 (31.25%) Route 53
9 13 (27.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
11 11 (22.92%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (22.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (20.83%) AWS CodePipeline
12 10 (20.83%) GitHub
13 9 (18.75%) Azure
14 7 (14.58%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (10.42%) Office 365
16 4 (8.33%) Amazon Glacier
17 3 (6.25%) Amazon EKS
18 2 (4.17%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
1 5 (10.42%) Network Security
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 4 (8.33%) MPLS
2 4 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (10.42%) Big Data
4 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) Tick Data
7 1 (2.08%) KDB
7 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.08%) Presto
7 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.08%) Redis
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 13 (27.08%) JIRA
4 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.25%) GitLab
7 2 (4.17%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (4.17%) Billing
5 2 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (29.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) AWS Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Python Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) JSON
3 6 (12.50%) Node.js
4 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.42%) OAuth
4 5 (10.42%) OAuth2
5 4 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (4.17%) Kafka
6 2 (4.17%) React
6 2 (4.17%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.08%) Esper
7 1 (2.08%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.08%) Pyramid
7 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.08%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Cloud Native
2 8 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Debian
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) DevOps
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) Microservices
6 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) ETL
8 5 (10.42%) Fintech
8 5 (10.42%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
8 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Python
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) Ruby
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Go
8 2 (4.17%) Groovy
8 2 (4.17%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) C#
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) RHCE
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Docker
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Terraform
2 13 (27.08%) Ansible
3 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
3 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (18.75%) Puppet
5 5 (10.42%) SCCM
6 4 (8.33%) Packer
6 4 (8.33%) Prometheus
7 3 (6.25%) Kibana
8 2 (4.17%) Istio
8 2 (4.17%) Nagios
9 1 (2.08%) Consul
9 1 (2.08%) Graphite
9 1 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (2.08%) linkerd
9 1 (2.08%) Mesos
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (2.08%) Suricata
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
1 5 (10.42%) Citrix
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) New Relic
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.08%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Qualys
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau