Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 232 236
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +43
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 23 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 0.89% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
City of London median daily rate £500 £505 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -0.98% +14.61%
10th Percentile £433 £451 £325
90th Percentile £654 £565 £538
Central London median daily rate £528 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +5.50% -3.38% +16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,798 1,694 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.68% 24.70% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 1,349 1,333
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £460
% change year-on-year +1.94% +11.96% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.09% -38.89% +80.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £41.68 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.09% -38.89% +93.55%

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 22 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (91.30%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (69.57%) Amazon S3
4 14 (60.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (60.87%) Terraform
5 13 (56.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
6 12 (52.17%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (52.17%) Route 53
6 12 (52.17%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (52.17%) Serverless
7 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 11 (47.83%) CloudFront
8 9 (39.13%) Ansible
8 9 (39.13%) Python
9 8 (34.78%) DevOps
9 8 (34.78%) Kubernetes
10 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (30.43%) Puppet
10 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
11 6 (26.09%) Java
11 6 (26.09%) PaaS
11 6 (26.09%) Docker
12 5 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (21.74%) OpenShift
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (91.30%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (69.57%) Amazon S3
4 14 (60.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (56.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (52.17%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (52.17%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (52.17%) Route 53
6 12 (52.17%) Serverless
7 11 (47.83%) CloudFront
8 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (26.09%) PaaS
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (21.74%) GitHub
10 5 (21.74%) OpenShift
11 3 (13.04%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (8.70%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (8.70%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) Liquibase
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.70%) Kafka
4 2 (8.70%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) Express
5 1 (4.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
2 3 (13.04%) Fintech
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Server Management
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Optimisation
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Go
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) AWS Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Terraform
2 9 (39.13%) Ansible
3 8 (34.78%) Kubernetes
4 7 (30.43%) Puppet
5 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (21.74%) Sysdig
6 4 (17.39%) Nagios
7 2 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (8.70%) Prometheus
7 2 (8.70%) WSUS
7 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
8 1 (4.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft