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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 156 208
Rank change year-on-year -7 +52  
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.38% 0.069%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 1.58% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Median daily rate £454 £518 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +21.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon RDS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 864 821 1499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.21% 24.12% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 654 1198
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -36.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon S3
4 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Docker
6 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) nginx
7 3 (23.08%) PKI
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (23.08%) LAMP
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server

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%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (53.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon S3
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (15.38%) GitHub
7 2 (15.38%) PaaS
8 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (7.69%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
8 1 (7.69%) IaaS
8 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) InfluxDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (15.38%) Maven
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Perl Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Redshift Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (15.38%) Kafka
2 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Gearman
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
3 1 (7.69%) Mason
3 1 (7.69%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Microservices
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Corosync
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Terraform
2 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
2 2 (15.38%) Pacemaker
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Rundeck
3 1 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (7.69%) Grafana
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (23.08%) New Relic
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
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