Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 232 219
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 21 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.02% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 11
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +66.67%
10th Percentile £441 £406 £513
90th Percentile £639 £603 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +40.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,684 1,761 1,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.69% 24.90% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,478 1,370
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £380 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.66% -38.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29.50 £23.38 £42.50
90th Percentile £65.61 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +34.87% -38.89% +16.13%

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 January 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 21 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (90.48%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (61.90%) Docker
4 12 (57.14%) Amazon S3
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) DevOps
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 9 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (42.86%) Serverless
8 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (33.33%) CloudFront
9 7 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
10 6 (28.57%) Route 53
10 6 (28.57%) Microservices
10 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (28.57%) Java
10 6 (28.57%) MySQL
11 5 (23.81%) Python
11 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (23.81%) Node.js
12 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria

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 4 (19.05%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (90.48%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 9 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (42.86%) Serverless
5 7 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (33.33%) CloudFront
5 7 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (28.57%) Route 53
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (19.05%) AWS Fargate
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (9.52%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) JSON
2 4 (19.05%) OAuth
2 4 (19.05%) OAuth2
2 4 (19.05%) OpenID
2 4 (19.05%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) Express
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (9.52%) Kafka
4 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Fintech
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Reinsurance
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Microservices
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (19.05%) API Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (19.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) ES6
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 2 (9.52%) Go
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) Terraform
4 2 (9.52%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
1 4 (19.05%) Ping Identity
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft