Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 186 214
Rank change year-on-year +56 +28 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 18 48 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.49% 2.93% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 26
Median daily rate £525 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £409 £413 £435
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £588 £575
% change year-on-year -10.64% +2.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 723 1,638 1,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.13% 25.62% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 1,291 1,450
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £363
90th Percentile £676 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +100.29% -0.38%
10th Percentile £23.60 £30.45 £20.63
90th Percentile £41.80 £57.35 £36.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +34.32%

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 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 15 (83.33%) AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (61.11%) Amazon S3
4 9 (50.00%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (38.89%) Terraform
5 7 (38.89%) Serverless
6 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (33.33%) Puppet
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Azure
7 5 (27.78%) Ansible
7 5 (27.78%) Docker
7 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
9 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) Release Management
9 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (11.11%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pulsar
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (61.11%) Amazon S3
4 7 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (38.89%) Serverless
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (27.78%) Azure
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (16.67%) Route 53
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (5.56%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (5.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Flink
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Presto
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) GitLab
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) API Development
3 3 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Observability
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Log Aggregation
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) AWK
3 2 (11.11%) sed
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (5.56%) HDFS
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Terraform
2 6 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (27.78%) Ansible
4 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 2 (11.11%) Graphite
5 2 (11.11%) Nagios
5 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.11%) Prometheus
6 1 (5.56%) Grafana
6 1 (5.56%) Perfmon
6 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Murex