Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 227 230
Rank change year-on-year +58 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 20 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.86% 1.70% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 17
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £440 £441 £425
90th Percentile £754 £643 £625
Central London median daily rate £563 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,073 1,707 1,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.03% 25.04% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1,371 1,490
City of London median daily rate £513 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +2.38% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.09 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +34.87% -18.32%
10th Percentile £22.17 £28.13 £19.37
90th Percentile £35.13 £71.47 £48.76
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -18.32%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the City of London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (60.00%) Serverless
5 11 (55.00%) DevOps
6 10 (50.00%) Docker
6 10 (50.00%) Terraform
7 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (45.00%) Kubernetes
7 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (40.00%) Python
9 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (35.00%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (30.00%) Route 53
10 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (30.00%) Cloud Native
11 5 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (25.00%) Prometheus
11 5 (25.00%) JIRA
11 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) Java
11 5 (25.00%) Web Services
11 5 (25.00%) Unix
11 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (25.00%) Puppet

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 5 (25.00%) Confluence
1 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 12 (60.00%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (60.00%) Serverless
5 7 (35.00%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (30.00%) Route 53
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (20.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 4 (20.00%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (20.00%) GitHub
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (10.00%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (10.00%) Azure
9 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (10.00%) Flink
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Presto
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (5.00%) KDB
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) GitLab
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.00%) Esper
3 1 (5.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) NumPy
3 1 (5.00%) Pyramid
3 1 (5.00%) PySpark
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) API Development
7 2 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Terraform
2 9 (45.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
3 5 (25.00%) Prometheus
3 5 (25.00%) Puppet
4 4 (20.00%) Kibana
4 4 (20.00%) Packer
5 1 (5.00%) Grafana
5 1 (5.00%) Graphite
5 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat