Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 231 219
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +67
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 37 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.03% 0.58% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 17
City of London median daily rate £600 £503 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -1.47% +20.00%
10th Percentile £447 £422 £348
90th Percentile £675 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £600 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.38% +21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.69% - -
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 -
% change year-on-year +30.69% - -

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 1,823 1,738 1,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.89% 26.11% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,349 1,309
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £355 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +21.01% -36.67%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £32.70 £31.44 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.15% +28.87% -30.44%

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 August 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (89.19%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (72.97%) Linux
4 25 (67.57%) Amazon S3
4 25 (67.57%) Terraform
5 24 (64.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 23 (62.16%) Route 53
6 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
7 22 (59.46%) Configuration Management
8 21 (56.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (54.05%) Ansible
9 20 (54.05%) CloudFront
10 19 (51.35%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (51.35%) Serverless
11 17 (45.95%) DevOps
12 16 (43.24%) Amazon ELB
13 15 (40.54%) Python
14 14 (37.84%) Java
14 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (37.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (35.14%) GitHub
15 13 (35.14%) Puppet
15 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
16 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (32.43%) Docker
16 12 (32.43%) Finance
17 11 (29.73%) PaaS
18 10 (27.03%) JIRA
18 10 (27.03%) AWS Certification
18 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef

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 9 (24.32%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 4 (10.81%) Drupal
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 37 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (89.19%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (67.57%) Amazon S3
4 24 (64.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 23 (62.16%) Route 53
6 21 (56.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 20 (54.05%) CloudFront
8 19 (51.35%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (51.35%) Serverless
9 16 (43.24%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (37.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (35.14%) GitHub
12 11 (29.73%) PaaS
13 8 (21.62%) OpenShift
14 7 (18.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (10.81%) Office 365
16 3 (8.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudTrail
17 2 (5.41%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Power BI
4 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
2 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.03%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) Chocolatey
5 1 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) RStudio
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (27.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Web Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Data Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Server Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Node.js
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) LAMP
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.41%) YAML
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (2.70%) Laravel
5 1 (2.70%) MooTools
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Fintech
1 8 (21.62%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Home
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Unix
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Configuration Management
2 17 (45.95%) DevOps
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (21.62%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Server Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Microservices
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.70%) SDLC
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Optimisation
9 1 (2.70%) Statistical Computing
9 1 (2.70%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) AWS Certification
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (67.57%) Terraform
2 20 (54.05%) Ansible
3 13 (35.14%) Puppet
4 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
4 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (21.62%) Sysdig
6 4 (10.81%) PingFederate
7 2 (5.41%) Nagios
7 2 (5.41%) WSUS
8 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.70%) Grafana
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.70%) SCCM
8 1 (2.70%) SCOM
8 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Atlassian
1 8 (21.62%) Splunk
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) VMware