Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 May 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 140 193
Rank change year-on-year +12 +53 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 16 19 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 2.41% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 34
10th Percentile £334 £409 £413
25th Percentile £433 £433 £447
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £544 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.16% -2.27% -8.33%
75th Percentile £638 £628 £638
90th Percentile " £656 £650
Central London median daily rate £563 £525 £588
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.64% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 590 787 1,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.26% 23.99% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 597 1,346
10th Percentile £384 £363 £406
25th Percentile £453 £415 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +0.72%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £613
90th Percentile £712 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £8.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -68.00% -28.57% +57.30%
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% -28.57% +33.33%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon RDS in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (56.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (50.00%) Big Data
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
5 7 (43.75%) Apache
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
5 7 (43.75%) Data Transformation
5 7 (43.75%) Data Lake
5 7 (43.75%) Data Pipeline
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Talend
7 5 (31.25%) Analytics
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
8 4 (25.00%) JIRA
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Data Science
8 4 (25.00%) Insurtech
9 3 (18.75%) Spark SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Terraform
9 3 (18.75%) Ansible
9 3 (18.75%) Docker
9 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MDG
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (12.50%) Serverless
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (6.25%) CloudFront
5 1 (6.25%) Route 53
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon Redshift
1 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (50.00%) Big Data
2 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) Data Lake
3 7 (43.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (18.75%) Spark SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (6.25%) Redis
6 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
6 1 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (6.25%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) ERwin
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Data Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) React
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Pipeline
1 7 (43.75%) Data Transformation
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Data Science
4 4 (25.00%) Insurtech
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Server Patching
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) DRM
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) AWK
5 2 (12.50%) sed
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Terraform
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Talend
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) SAP