Period
to 18 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 112 193
Rank change year-on-year -57 +81 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 13 9 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 1.93% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 32
10th Percentile £325 £246 £463
25th Percentile £464 £344 £519
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £450 £563
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +12.50%
75th Percentile £682 £620 £650
90th Percentile £736 £638 £673
Central London median daily rate £600 £450 £575
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.74% +9.52%

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 879 466 1,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.78% 26.30% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 351 1,218
10th Percentile £381 £363 £388
25th Percentile £487 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £663 £600 £612
90th Percentile £738 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
10th Percentile " £18.20 £21.20
25th Percentile £8.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate £15.25 £22.00 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year -30.68% -50.63% +39.27%
75th Percentile £33.69 £38.25 £49.13
90th Percentile £43.33 £38.85 £52.95
Central London median hourly rate £15.25 £22.00 £44.57
% change year-on-year -30.68% -50.63% +39.27%

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 18 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 13 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (30.77%) Terraform
5 3 (23.08%) SOLID
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Moodle
5 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (23.08%) e-Learning
5 3 (23.08%) SCORM

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 (23.08%) Moodle
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon Macie
5 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Direct Connect
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (15.38%) Serverless
6 1 (7.69%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (7.69%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 1 (7.69%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (7.69%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (7.69%) Dremio
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) git-flow
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
1 1 (7.69%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) AWS Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Moodle Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) e-Learning
1 3 (23.08%) SCORM
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
3 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 2 (15.38%) Cost Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (7.69%) Cost Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) Data Science
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) FinOps
5 1 (7.69%) Spend Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) IFRS
1 1 (7.69%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Terraform
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle