Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 244 235
Rank change year-on-year +55 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 29 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 0.96% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 13
City of London median daily rate £550 £488 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -4.88% -2.38%
10th Percentile £463 £430 £418
90th Percentile £743 £621 £600
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 - £24.49
10th Percentile £102.50 - £23.11
90th Percentile £107.50 - £25.86
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 - £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 1,393 1,769 1,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.54% 24.95% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,099 1,418 1,442
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £388 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £695
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -0.95% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
City of London median hourly rate £37.17 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +27.27% -38.89%
10th Percentile £21.19 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £91.90 £42.19 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -38.89%

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 9 December 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 25 (86.21%) AWS
2 21 (72.41%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (58.62%) Amazon S3
4 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) DevOps
5 13 (44.83%) Docker
6 11 (37.93%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (37.93%) Serverless
6 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
6 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) Python
7 10 (34.48%) Terraform
8 9 (31.03%) Microservices
8 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) Azure
9 8 (27.59%) JIRA
9 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
10 7 (24.14%) AWS Certification
10 7 (24.14%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) JSON
10 7 (24.14%) Confluence
11 6 (20.69%) Amazon SQS

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 (24.14%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (86.21%) AWS
2 21 (72.41%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (58.62%) Amazon S3
4 11 (37.93%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (37.93%) Serverless
5 9 (31.03%) Azure
6 7 (24.14%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (20.69%) Route 53
8 5 (17.24%) GitHub
8 5 (17.24%) Office 365
8 5 (17.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (13.79%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (13.79%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (13.79%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 2 (6.90%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (6.90%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (6.90%) CloudFront
11 1 (3.45%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
1 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
1 4 (13.79%) MPLS
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.45%) Flink
5 1 (3.45%) KDB
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Presto
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) GitLab
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Angular Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) JSON
3 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) React
6 1 (3.45%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.45%) Esper
6 1 (3.45%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.45%) NumPy
6 1 (3.45%) Pyramid
6 1 (3.45%) SciPy
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.45%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Debian
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (31.03%) Microservices
5 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 5 (17.24%) Time Management
7 4 (13.79%) API Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (13.79%) Project Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) Go
6 3 (10.34%) Groovy
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) AWS Certification
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) RHCE
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Docker
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Terraform
2 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
3 5 (17.24%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.24%) Prometheus
3 5 (17.24%) Puppet
3 5 (17.24%) SCCM
4 4 (13.79%) Kibana
4 4 (13.79%) Packer
5 1 (3.45%) Graphite
5 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.45%) Istio
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.45%) Suricata
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Citrix
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Qualys
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau