Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 236 267
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31 +33
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.16% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 0.63% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +17.98% +4.71%
10th Percentile £463 £325 £330
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £445
% change year-on-year -4.76% +17.98% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 - -

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 1729 1757 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.42% 26.18% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1399 1921
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.94%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

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 18 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon S3
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (50.00%) DevOps
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Route 53
8 6 (33.33%) GitHub
8 6 (33.33%) Puppet
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) Apache
8 6 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (33.33%) JIRA
8 6 (33.33%) Ansible
8 6 (33.33%) Docker
8 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (27.78%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (27.78%) MySQL
9 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (22.22%) Node.js
10 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
10 4 (22.22%) nginx
10 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell

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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (22.22%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) Jetty
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon S3
3 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (38.89%) Route 53
5 6 (33.33%) GitHub
5 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (11.11%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (11.11%) CloudFront
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.11%) npm
9 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (5.56%) Datadog
9 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) DSL
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) HBase
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) Hazelcast
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Pentaho
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Power BI
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
3 4 (22.22%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.56%) GitLab
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.56%) Liquibase
5 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAN Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) LAMP
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) Hystrix
4 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (11.11%) OAuth
4 2 (11.11%) PySpark
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Gearman
5 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.56%) Jest
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) Mason
5 1 (5.56%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Home
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Debian
3 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Terraform
3 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) Grafana
4 2 (11.11%) Graphite
4 2 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 2 (11.11%) Kibana
4 2 (11.11%) logstash
4 2 (11.11%) Mesos
4 2 (11.11%) Nagios
4 2 (11.11%) Packer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) New Relic
1 2 (11.11%) Omniture
1 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype
1 2 (11.11%) Tableau
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe