Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 April 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 179 181
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 29 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 1.98% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £413 £308 £323
90th Percentile £555 £575 £589
England median daily rate £513 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.94% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 876 911 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.37% 20.51% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 525 515
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £244
90th Percentile £588 £575 £571
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 29
East of England median hourly rate £22.36 £24.00 £31.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% -23.69% -21.38%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.80 £12.04
90th Percentile £57.50 £45.10 £44.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% +11.54%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the East of England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the East of England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the East of England

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 13 £475 -11.63% 2
Bedfordshire +25 12 £425 +13.33%
Hertfordshire +5 4 £309 -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 21 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (55.17%) Amazon S3
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) Python
5 13 (44.83%) JIRA
5 13 (44.83%) Confluence
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
6 12 (41.38%) Amazon Glacier
7 11 (37.93%) DevOps
8 10 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (34.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (34.48%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (34.48%) Serverless
8 10 (34.48%) OO
8 10 (34.48%) OOD
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) Memory Management
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
9 9 (31.03%) GitHub
9 9 (31.03%) Java
10 8 (27.59%) MySQL
10 8 (27.59%) Web Services
10 8 (27.59%) Linux
10 8 (27.59%) Office 365
10 8 (27.59%) Open Source
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (24.14%) Dynamics NAV

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (44.83%) Confluence
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (55.17%) Amazon S3
3 12 (41.38%) Amazon Glacier
4 10 (34.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (34.48%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (34.48%) Serverless
5 9 (31.03%) GitHub
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (27.59%) Office 365
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (17.24%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (13.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (10.34%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (10.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (6.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon QuickSight
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Ant
3 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.34%) MSBuild
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 7 (24.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) DBA
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) YAML
3 3 (10.34%) boto
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) CMDB
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (10.34%) RIA
5 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (34.48%) Memory Management
3 10 (34.48%) OO
3 10 (34.48%) OOD
4 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
5 8 (27.59%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 5 (17.24%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Statistics
6 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
7 4 (13.79%) Informatics
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) Master's Degree
2 4 (13.79%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 5 (17.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Terraform
2 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
3 3 (10.34%) Salt
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) Percona
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter