Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 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)
UK > England
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 323 346
Rank change year-on-year +50 +23 +147
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 413 345 645
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.43% 3.47% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 284 351
10th Percentile £419 £425 £400
25th Percentile £488 £488 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -7.41%
75th Percentile £630 £638 £603
90th Percentile £713 £763 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £51.58 £31.25
Median % change year-on-year - +65.04% -2.34%
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £51.58 £31.25
% change year-on-year -22.44% +65.04% -2.34%

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 9,324 9,948 19,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.98% 21.54% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,458 6,887 13,586
10th Percentile £324 £325 £325
25th Percentile £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £488
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 217
10th Percentile £11.40 £13.75 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.53 £17.92 £18.14
Median hourly rate £24.64 £24.70 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.24% -29.43% +16.67%
75th Percentile £49.70 £46.00 £47.69
90th Percentile £63.40 £61.25 £58.40
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.29% -17.67% -

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon RDS in England over the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 11 May 2021. 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 +43 325 £525 -4.55% 67
North of England +20 22 £483 -16.09% 14
South West +46 18 £414 -20.24% 7
North West +13 12 £575 +11.22% 7
South East +38 11 £594 +23.38% 10
Midlands -16 11 £363 -27.50% 21
West Midlands -31 9 £500 - 19
Yorkshire +33 8 £465 -7.09% 5
East of England +28 7 £331 -41.11% 6
North East +14 2 £388 -56.94% 2
East Midlands +13 2 £313 -30.17% 2
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 393 (95.16%) AWS
2 276 (66.83%) Amazon S3
3 250 (60.53%) Serverless
4 242 (58.60%) Terraform
5 240 (58.11%) AWS Lambda
6 234 (56.66%) Agile Software Development
7 231 (55.93%) Kubernetes
8 221 (53.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 202 (48.91%) Docker
10 200 (48.43%) Node.js
10 200 (48.43%) JavaScript
11 196 (47.46%) Amazon SQS
12 195 (47.22%) React
13 194 (46.97%) Finance
14 190 (46.00%) Web Services
15 181 (43.83%) Software Engineering
16 178 (43.10%) TypeScript
17 177 (42.86%) AWS Step Functions
18 174 (42.13%) Front Office
19 171 (41.40%) Asset Management
20 169 (40.92%) Investment Management
21 111 (26.88%) Python
22 109 (26.39%) DevOps
23 96 (23.24%) SQL
24 90 (21.79%) Amazon EC2
25 55 (13.32%) Analytics
26 53 (12.83%) Amazon Redshift
27 52 (12.59%) Azure
28 51 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
29 49 (11.86%) AWS CloudFormation

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 30 (7.26%) Apache Spark
2 28 (6.78%) Confluence
3 19 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.15%) SAS
5 12 (2.91%) Apache
6 11 (2.66%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (1.69%) nginx
8 6 (1.45%) Luigi
9 5 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.73%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.48%) IIS
12 2 (0.48%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.24%) CMS
13 1 (0.24%) Drupal
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 393 (95.16%) AWS
2 276 (66.83%) Amazon S3
3 250 (60.53%) Serverless
4 240 (58.11%) AWS Lambda
5 196 (47.46%) Amazon SQS
6 177 (42.86%) AWS Step Functions
7 90 (21.79%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (12.59%) Azure
9 49 (11.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 42 (10.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 32 (7.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (7.02%) Amazon EMR
13 28 (6.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (5.08%) Amazon EKS
15 18 (4.36%) Route 53
16 17 (4.12%) CloudFront
17 16 (3.87%) Amazon ECS
17 16 (3.87%) Amazon ELB
17 16 (3.87%) Amazon Glacier
18 15 (3.63%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.91%) DNS
2 7 (1.69%) VPN
3 6 (1.45%) Firewall
3 6 (1.45%) Internet
4 4 (0.97%) DSL
5 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.73%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.73%) Network Security
5 3 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) MPLS
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (53.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 53 (12.83%) Amazon Redshift
3 51 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (7.26%) Amazon Athena
5 30 (7.26%) MySQL
5 30 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 28 (6.78%) Big Data
7 27 (6.54%) SQL Server
8 25 (6.05%) Hadoop
9 22 (5.33%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.36%) Tableau
11 17 (4.12%) Amazon Aurora
12 11 (2.66%) Data Lake
13 10 (2.42%) Looker
13 10 (2.42%) MongoDB
13 10 (2.42%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 33 (7.99%) JIRA
3 20 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.94%) GitLab
4 8 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.21%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.97%) JUnit
7 4 (0.97%) Mocha
8 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.73%) Maven
8 3 (0.73%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.73%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.48%) ERwin
9 2 (0.48%) Gradle
9 2 (0.48%) gulp
9 2 (0.48%) Mockito
9 2 (0.48%) RStudio
10 1 (0.24%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 194 (46.97%) Finance
2 174 (42.13%) Front Office
3 26 (6.30%) Social Skills
4 17 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.18%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.97%) Banking
6 4 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.48%) Games
7 2 (0.48%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
7 2 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 214 (51.82%) Developer
2 185 (44.79%) AWS Developer
3 178 (43.10%) React Developer
4 105 (25.42%) Full Stack Developer
5 100 (24.21%) Node.js Developer
6 98 (23.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 71 (17.19%) AWS Engineer
8 61 (14.77%) Data Engineer
9 44 (10.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 34 (8.23%) Python Engineer
11 27 (6.54%) AWS DevOps
12 26 (6.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.84%) Architect
14 17 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (3.63%) Python Developer
16 12 (2.91%) Analyst
17 9 (2.18%) Azure Engineer
17 9 (2.18%) Data Analyst
17 9 (2.18%) Platform Engineer
18 8 (1.94%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (48.43%) Node.js
2 195 (47.22%) React
3 190 (46.00%) Web Services
4 42 (10.17%) Kafka
5 19 (4.60%) Celery
5 19 (4.60%) JSON
6 13 (3.15%) HTML
7 12 (2.91%) CSS
8 11 (2.66%) .NET
9 10 (2.42%) Express
10 9 (2.18%) REST
10 9 (2.18%) RESTful
11 8 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 8 (1.94%) Spring
11 8 (1.94%) Spring Boot
12 5 (1.21%) HTML5
12 5 (1.21%) JPA
12 5 (1.21%) Lambda Expressions
12 5 (1.21%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 8 (1.94%) Data Centre
1 8 (1.94%) Data Structures
1 8 (1.94%) User Experience
2 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
5 4 (0.97%) Replication
6 3 (0.73%) NHS
7 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.48%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.24%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.24%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.24%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.72%) Linux
2 28 (6.78%) Windows
3 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.97%) Unix
5 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (56.66%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (43.83%) Software Engineering
3 171 (41.40%) Asset Management
4 169 (40.92%) Investment Management
5 109 (26.39%) DevOps
6 55 (13.32%) Analytics
7 45 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (8.23%) Migration
9 29 (7.02%) ETL
9 29 (7.02%) Infrastructure as Code
10 26 (6.30%) Data Modelling
11 24 (5.81%) Data Pipeline
12 22 (5.33%) Microservices
13 21 (5.08%) Data Science
14 20 (4.84%) Test Automation
15 18 (4.36%) Scrum
16 17 (4.12%) TDD
17 16 (3.87%) Auto-Scaling
17 16 (3.87%) Configuration Management
17 16 (3.87%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 200 (48.43%) JavaScript
2 178 (43.10%) TypeScript
3 111 (26.88%) Python
4 96 (23.24%) SQL
5 47 (11.38%) Java
6 19 (4.60%) C
7 14 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.15%) Scala
9 12 (2.91%) R
10 11 (2.66%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.18%) PHP
13 7 (1.69%) Ruby
14 6 (1.45%) C++
14 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.21%) C#
16 4 (0.97%) Go
16 4 (0.97%) Groovy
16 4 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.73%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 27 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.33%) AWS Certification
3 19 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.39%) Degree
5 7 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MCITP
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CCA
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.24%) NIST
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 202 (48.91%) Docker
2 14 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.45%) HDFS
5 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.73%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.73%) XenApp
6 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) Postfix
8 1 (0.24%) Varnish
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 242 (58.60%) Terraform
2 231 (55.93%) Kubernetes
3 32 (7.75%) Ansible
4 21 (5.08%) Puppet
5 20 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.21%) Packer
7 4 (0.97%) Istio
7 4 (0.97%) Rancher
7 4 (0.97%) SCCM
8 2 (0.48%) Kustomize
8 2 (0.48%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.24%) Foglight
9 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.30%) Oracle
3 13 (3.15%) Informatica
4 11 (2.66%) Citrix
4 11 (2.66%) Talend
5 9 (2.18%) VMware
6 8 (1.94%) Google
7 6 (1.45%) Adobe
8 4 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.97%) New Relic
8 4 (0.97%) SAP
8 4 (0.97%) Teradata
9 3 (0.73%) Brightcove
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.73%) Vertica
9 3 (0.73%) VirtaMove
10 2 (0.48%) Ivanti
10 2 (0.48%) Lotus
10 2 (0.48%) Workday
10 2 (0.48%) Zerto