Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 February 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 338 430 517
Rank change year-on-year +92 +87 +97
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 441 482 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.54% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 2.37% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 296 237
England median daily rate £550 £525 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% +6.00%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £385
90th Percentile £726 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £530
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 13,252 20,301 20,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.45% 22.54% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,878 14,144 14,157
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 222 220
England median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +4.48% +21.82%
10th Percentile £14.08 £14.00 £15.16
90th Percentile £56.73 £55.00 £56.94
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +2.94% +23.64%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
London +125 282 £550 - 59
Midlands +91 61 £475 -5.00% 7
West Midlands +107 57 £488 +11.43% 7
North of England +45 49 £550 +25.71% 23
North West +36 28 £525 +50.00% 12
South West -8 19 £525 - 7
East of England +17 18 £563 +25.00% 5
South East +34 14 £475 - 13
Yorkshire +16 11 £513 +10.86% 7
North East +24 10 £675 +116.00% 4
East Midlands +35 4 £415 -24.55%
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 426 (96.60%) AWS
2 309 (70.07%) Amazon EC2
3 265 (60.09%) Amazon S3
4 232 (52.61%) DevOps
5 216 (48.98%) Java
6 214 (48.53%) Python
7 211 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
8 188 (42.63%) Web Services
9 180 (40.82%) Serverless
10 175 (39.68%) Amazon SQS
11 171 (38.78%) AWS Lambda
12 169 (38.32%) Docker
13 168 (38.10%) Jenkins
14 157 (35.60%) Terraform
15 145 (32.88%) Finance
16 141 (31.97%) Linux
17 134 (30.39%) Git (software)
18 133 (30.16%) Software Engineering
19 129 (29.25%) AWS CloudFormation
20 126 (28.57%) Kubernetes
21 115 (26.08%) Asset Management
22 112 (25.40%) Microservices
23 109 (24.72%) Fixed Income
24 108 (24.49%) Front Office
25 100 (22.68%) SQL
25 100 (22.68%) Amazon Redshift
25 100 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
26 98 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
27 92 (20.86%) R
28 91 (20.63%) Security Cleared

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (7.48%) Confluence
2 32 (7.26%) Apache Spark
3 23 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.85%) Apache
5 13 (2.95%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.72%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (1.36%) nginx
8 4 (0.91%) IIS
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.45%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.45%) Moodle
10 2 (0.45%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.45%) SAS
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (2.04%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 426 (96.60%) AWS
2 309 (70.07%) Amazon EC2
3 265 (60.09%) Amazon S3
4 180 (40.82%) Serverless
5 175 (39.68%) Amazon SQS
6 171 (38.78%) AWS Lambda
7 129 (29.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 98 (22.22%) Amazon ECS
9 74 (16.78%) Route 53
10 69 (15.65%) OpenShift
11 62 (14.06%) Azure
12 60 (13.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 51 (11.56%) Amazon ELB
14 39 (8.84%) CloudFront
15 38 (8.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 27 (6.12%) GitHub
17 23 (5.22%) AWS CodePipeline
18 21 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
18 21 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 21 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.71%) VPN
2 22 (4.99%) DNS
3 13 (2.95%) SAN
4 12 (2.72%) DHCP
5 9 (2.04%) Firewall
5 9 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.36%) Internet
6 6 (1.36%) Network Security
7 5 (1.13%) HTTP
8 4 (0.91%) SNMP
9 3 (0.68%) IPsec
9 3 (0.68%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.68%) SSL
10 2 (0.45%) DSL
10 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.23%) LAN
11 1 (0.23%) SSH
11 1 (0.23%) VoIP
11 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (22.68%) Amazon Redshift
2 89 (20.18%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (14.51%) Amazon Athena
4 63 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 45 (10.20%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.94%) NoSQL
7 32 (7.26%) Relational Database
8 27 (6.12%) Amazon Aurora
9 25 (5.67%) Big Data
9 25 (5.67%) MongoDB
10 24 (5.44%) MySQL
11 22 (4.99%) Hadoop
12 16 (3.63%) Data Lake
12 16 (3.63%) RDBMS
13 14 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.95%) Presto
15 9 (2.04%) KDB
16 8 (1.81%) Flink
17 7 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (1.59%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 168 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 134 (30.39%) Git (software)
3 68 (15.42%) Maven
4 64 (14.51%) Artifactory
5 62 (14.06%) JUnit
6 60 (13.61%) SonarQube
7 52 (11.79%) Mockito
8 49 (11.11%) DbUnit
8 49 (11.11%) jMock
8 49 (11.11%) RStudio
9 35 (7.94%) GitLab
9 35 (7.94%) JIRA
10 20 (4.54%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.49%) CircleCI
12 10 (2.27%) Gradle
13 9 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.04%) Selenium
14 7 (1.59%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.59%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 145 (32.88%) Finance
2 108 (24.49%) Front Office
3 41 (9.30%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.40%) Retail
5 5 (1.13%) Banking
5 5 (1.13%) Billing
5 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.45%) Automotive
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 148 (33.56%) Developer
2 115 (26.08%) Java Developer
3 110 (24.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 106 (24.04%) AWS Engineer
5 65 (14.74%) AWS DevOps
6 62 (14.06%) AWS Developer
7 53 (12.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 52 (11.79%) Architect
9 47 (10.66%) Java Software Developer
10 42 (9.52%) Software Engineer
11 38 (8.62%) Python Engineer
12 35 (7.94%) Lead Developer
12 35 (7.94%) Lead Software Developer
13 34 (7.71%) Lead Java Developer
14 30 (6.80%) Java Engineer
15 29 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (6.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 25 (5.67%) AWS Software Engineer
17 25 (5.67%) Python Developer
18 24 (5.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (42.63%) Web Services
2 85 (19.27%) J2EE
3 72 (16.33%) Spring
4 56 (12.70%) SOAP
5 55 (12.47%) AngularJS
6 54 (12.24%) RESTful
7 53 (12.02%) J2SE
8 49 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
8 49 (11.11%) PowerMock
9 48 (10.88%) JPA
10 47 (10.66%) Hibernate
11 46 (10.43%) REST
12 41 (9.30%) Node.js
13 40 (9.07%) React
14 37 (8.39%) Spring Cloud
15 29 (6.58%) .NET
16 25 (5.67%) Elastic Stack
17 24 (5.44%) Spring Boot
18 18 (4.08%) gRPC
18 18 (4.08%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 109 (24.72%) Fixed Income
2 81 (18.37%) Derivative
3 52 (11.79%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (11.34%) Equities
5 30 (6.80%) Reference Data
6 29 (6.58%) Data Centre
7 24 (5.44%) Hedge funds
8 19 (4.31%) Cloud Native
8 19 (4.31%) Public Cloud
9 17 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.72%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.72%) Replication
11 10 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 10 (2.27%) NHS
12 9 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (2.04%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.13%) User Experience
14 4 (0.91%) Clustering
14 4 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 141 (31.97%) Linux
2 64 (14.51%) Windows
3 37 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 35 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (6.12%) Unix
6 21 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 15 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.72%) CentOS
9 9 (2.04%) Debian
10 7 (1.59%) Android
11 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (52.61%) DevOps
2 211 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (30.16%) Software Engineering
4 115 (26.08%) Asset Management
5 112 (25.40%) Microservices
6 100 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (18.59%) Migration
8 77 (17.46%) Scrum
9 72 (16.33%) Decision-Making
9 72 (16.33%) TDD
10 70 (15.87%) Deployment Automation
11 69 (15.65%) Configuration Management
12 66 (14.97%) Open Source
13 54 (12.24%) BDD
14 45 (10.20%) Kanban
15 42 (9.52%) Analytics
16 36 (8.16%) Infrastructure Automation
17 33 (7.48%) BPMN
18 30 (6.80%) Infrastructure as Code
19 29 (6.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 216 (48.98%) Java
2 214 (48.53%) Python
3 100 (22.68%) SQL
4 92 (20.86%) R
5 39 (8.84%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 34 (7.71%) C#
8 32 (7.26%) C++
9 23 (5.22%) PowerShell
10 20 (4.54%) Groovy
11 16 (3.63%) Ruby
12 15 (3.40%) PHP
12 15 (3.40%) Scala
13 14 (3.17%) Java 8
14 9 (2.04%) Perl
15 8 (1.81%) C
16 5 (1.13%) Clojure
16 5 (1.13%) Go
17 4 (0.91%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 91 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 80 (18.14%) SC Cleared
3 44 (9.98%) AWS Certification
4 14 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.95%) Degree
6 12 (2.72%) MCSA
6 12 (2.72%) MCSE
6 12 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.27%) CCA
8 10 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.23%) CCNA
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.23%) LPIC
10 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.91%) HIPAA
2 4 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.68%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 169 (38.32%) Docker
2 48 (10.88%) Postfix
3 34 (7.71%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.26%) Active Directory
5 24 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.91%) XenApp
8 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.68%) HDFS
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.45%) vSphere
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) Varnish
11 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 157 (35.60%) Terraform
2 126 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 82 (18.59%) Puppet
4 73 (16.55%) Ansible
5 28 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (5.44%) Packer
7 16 (3.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (3.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (3.17%) Prometheus
9 13 (2.95%) SCCM
10 8 (1.81%) Grafana
11 7 (1.59%) Kibana
12 6 (1.36%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.13%) Nagios
13 5 (1.13%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.91%) Rancher
14 4 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.68%) Consul
Vendors
1 34 (7.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.26%) Oracle
3 29 (6.58%) VMware
4 12 (2.72%) Google
4 12 (2.72%) HP
4 12 (2.72%) Splunk
5 10 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 9 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.81%) SAP
8 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.59%) Tableau
9 6 (1.36%) Informatica
9 6 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.36%) Talend
10 5 (1.13%) Citrix
10 5 (1.13%) New Relic
11 4 (0.91%) Black Duck
12 3 (0.68%) Percona
12 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.68%) Veeam