Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 402 276 330
Rank change year-on-year -126 +54 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 413 418 330
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 4.27% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 353 274
10th Percentile £437 £419 £427
25th Percentile £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £638
90th Percentile £734 £713 £763
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile - - £48.84
25th Percentile £52.50 - £49.86
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £51.58
75th Percentile £57.50 - £53.29
90th Percentile - - £54.32
UK median hourly rate £58.75 £40.00 £51.58
% change year-on-year +46.88% -22.44% +65.04%

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 13,544 9,789 9,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.42% 21.13% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,811 6,781 6,602
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £411 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 170 135
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.39 £14.45
25th Percentile £21.31 £17.88 £18.13
Median hourly rate £44.48 £24.25 £24.71
Median % change year-on-year +83.40% -1.86% -17.63%
75th Percentile £65.00 £47.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.55 £59.80
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £24.71
% change year-on-year +69.81% +7.24% -13.30%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -134 254 £600 +14.29% 49
North of England -22 45 £573 +14.50% 20
South East -13 27 £490 -17.47% 7
North West -18 27 £595 +10.70% 10
South West -22 25 £500 +17.65% 11
East of England -16 18 £428 +36.96% 3
Yorkshire -23 18 £573 +23.12% 8
Midlands -53 15 £463 -5.61% 9
West Midlands -49 14 £475 -5.00% 7
East Midlands -21 1 £450 +44.00% 2
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 397 (96.13%) AWS
2 209 (50.61%) DevOps
3 204 (49.39%) Amazon S3
4 183 (44.31%) Agile
5 182 (44.07%) Amazon EC2
6 161 (38.98%) Terraform
7 157 (38.01%) Jenkins
8 147 (35.59%) Serverless
8 147 (35.59%) AWS Lambda
9 145 (35.11%) CI/CD
10 141 (34.14%) Docker
11 135 (32.69%) Python
12 128 (30.99%) Kubernetes
13 114 (27.60%) Linux
14 110 (26.63%) Amazon Redshift
15 104 (25.18%) Java
16 103 (24.94%) Infrastructure as Code
17 100 (24.21%) Azure
18 91 (22.03%) SQL
19 90 (21.79%) Ansible
20 87 (21.07%) Security Cleared
21 82 (19.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 81 (19.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 77 (18.64%) GitLab
24 75 (18.16%) ETL
24 75 (18.16%) AWS CloudFormation
25 72 (17.43%) Git (software)
26 70 (16.95%) SC Cleared
26 70 (16.95%) Kafka
26 70 (16.95%) PostgreSQL

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 46 (11.14%) Confluence
2 41 (9.93%) Apache Spark
3 28 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (4.84%) SAS
5 17 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.42%) IIS
6 10 (2.42%) nginx
7 8 (1.94%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.45%) Luigi
9 6 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (1.21%) Apache
10 5 (1.21%) Drupal
11 3 (0.73%) CMS
11 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.73%) WordPress
12 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.21%) Cloudability
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 397 (96.13%) AWS
2 204 (49.39%) Amazon S3
3 182 (44.07%) Amazon EC2
4 147 (35.59%) AWS Lambda
4 147 (35.59%) Serverless
5 100 (24.21%) Azure
6 82 (19.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 75 (18.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (16.71%) Amazon ECS
9 63 (15.25%) Amazon SQS
10 58 (14.04%) Amazon EKS
11 57 (13.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 49 (11.86%) AWS CloudTrail
13 47 (11.38%) Route 53
14 45 (10.90%) Amazon ELB
14 45 (10.90%) Amazon EMR
15 44 (10.65%) GCP
15 44 (10.65%) GitHub
16 38 (9.20%) AWS KMS
17 33 (7.99%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.57%) DNS
2 15 (3.63%) VPN
3 14 (3.39%) Firewall
4 11 (2.66%) HTTP
5 7 (1.69%) SSH
5 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.45%) FTP
6 6 (1.45%) SMTP
7 5 (1.21%) DHCP
7 5 (1.21%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.97%) Internet
8 4 (0.97%) Network Security
8 4 (0.97%) WAN
8 4 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.73%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.73%) SSL
10 2 (0.48%) Calico
10 2 (0.48%) Intranet
11 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (26.63%) Amazon Redshift
2 81 (19.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 70 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (15.50%) MySQL
5 52 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (12.11%) Pentaho
7 47 (11.38%) SQL Server
8 46 (11.14%) Big Data
9 42 (10.17%) Amazon Athena
10 36 (8.72%) Amazon Aurora
11 33 (7.99%) Relational Database
12 27 (6.54%) Power BI
13 26 (6.30%) Metadata
13 26 (6.30%) Oracle Database
14 25 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (6.05%) Redis
15 18 (4.36%) Data Lake
15 18 (4.36%) MongoDB
15 18 (4.36%) NoSQL
16 17 (4.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 157 (38.01%) Jenkins
2 77 (18.64%) GitLab
3 72 (17.43%) Git (software)
4 49 (11.86%) JIRA
5 37 (8.96%) Artifactory
6 36 (8.72%) Bitbucket
7 18 (4.36%) Zephyr
8 16 (3.87%) CircleCI
9 14 (3.39%) SonarQube
10 13 (3.15%) JUnit
11 11 (2.66%) Locust
11 11 (2.66%) Maven
12 8 (1.94%) Gradle
12 8 (1.94%) Mockito
13 6 (1.45%) DbUnit
13 6 (1.45%) ER Studio
13 6 (1.45%) Flyway
13 6 (1.45%) jMock
13 6 (1.45%) Travis CI
13 6 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 62 (15.01%) Finance
2 48 (11.62%) Public Sector
2 48 (11.62%) Social Skills
3 26 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.63%) Front Office
5 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.18%) Law
7 8 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
8 7 (1.69%) Banking
8 7 (1.69%) Publishing
9 6 (1.45%) Retail
10 4 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (0.97%) Marketing
10 4 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (0.73%) Billing
11 3 (0.73%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.73%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (22.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (21.07%) AWS Engineer
3 76 (18.40%) Developer
4 66 (15.98%) AWS DevOps
5 54 (13.08%) Architect
6 53 (12.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 37 (8.96%) Data Engineer
8 27 (6.54%) DBA
9 25 (6.05%) Java Developer
10 24 (5.81%) Analyst
11 17 (4.12%) AWS Architect
11 17 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
12 16 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.63%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (3.63%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.15%) Python Developer
14 13 (3.15%) Technical Architect
15 12 (2.91%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.95%) Kafka
2 38 (9.20%) Node.js
3 36 (8.72%) REST
4 33 (7.99%) JSON
5 28 (6.78%) Elastic Stack
6 27 (6.54%) HTML
6 27 (6.54%) React
7 26 (6.30%) GraphQL
8 23 (5.57%) Spring
9 22 (5.33%) Spring Boot
10 20 (4.84%) CSS
10 20 (4.84%) J2EE
10 20 (4.84%) RESTful
11 19 (4.60%) YAML
12 16 (3.87%) .NET
12 16 (3.87%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.87%) Web Services
13 14 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (2.91%) JPA
15 11 (2.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.81%) Public Cloud
2 23 (5.57%) Cloud Native
3 16 (3.87%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.39%) Clustering
6 10 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.18%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.18%) Replication
8 7 (1.69%) Equities
9 6 (1.45%) Derivative
9 6 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.21%) Animation
10 5 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.21%) Tandem
11 4 (0.97%) NHS
11 4 (0.97%) User Experience
12 3 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 114 (27.60%) Linux
2 57 (13.80%) Unix
3 55 (13.32%) Windows
4 14 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.91%) Mac OS
6 10 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (1.45%) CentOS
9 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.73%) Alpine Linux
11 3 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.73%) VMS
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.24%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (50.61%) DevOps
2 183 (44.31%) Agile
3 145 (35.11%) CI/CD
4 103 (24.94%) Infrastructure as Code
5 75 (18.16%) ETL
6 67 (16.22%) Microservices
7 62 (15.01%) Test Automation
8 58 (14.04%) Analytics
9 56 (13.56%) Migration
10 53 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (12.83%) Scrum
11 50 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (11.86%) Data Modelling
13 41 (9.93%) Open Source
14 39 (9.44%) Software Engineering
15 37 (8.96%) Configuration Management
16 34 (8.23%) User Stories
17 29 (7.02%) SDLC
18 28 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 135 (32.69%) Python
2 104 (25.18%) Java
3 91 (22.03%) SQL
4 47 (11.38%) Bash
5 46 (11.14%) Ruby
6 44 (10.65%) JavaScript
7 32 (7.75%) TypeScript
8 26 (6.30%) PowerShell
9 24 (5.81%) PL/SQL
10 21 (5.08%) Go
11 19 (4.60%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.15%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.66%) Groovy
13 11 (2.66%) Perl
14 10 (2.42%) PHP
14 10 (2.42%) Scala
14 10 (2.42%) VBScript
15 6 (1.45%) C#
15 6 (1.45%) C++
16 5 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 87 (21.07%) Security Cleared
2 70 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.23%) AWS Certification
4 19 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.42%) Degree
6 9 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.97%) CCA
8 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.97%) HND
9 3 (0.73%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.48%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MCSE
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.57%) QA
2 13 (3.15%) Accessibility
3 10 (2.42%) SLA
4 5 (1.21%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) NIST
6 1 (0.24%) NIST 800
System Software
1 141 (34.14%) Docker
2 26 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.45%) Postfix
6 3 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.24%) pfSense
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 161 (38.98%) Terraform
2 128 (30.99%) Kubernetes
3 90 (21.79%) Ansible
4 39 (9.44%) Puppet
5 36 (8.72%) Grafana
6 34 (8.23%) Prometheus
7 29 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (5.81%) Kibana
9 12 (2.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (1.94%) SCCM
11 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (1.69%) Packer
12 6 (1.45%) Istio
12 6 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.97%) Rancher
14 3 (0.73%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.73%) Nagios
14 3 (0.73%) SCOM
15 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (15.50%) Oracle
2 47 (11.38%) Talend
3 42 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.30%) VMware
5 21 (5.08%) Informatica
6 15 (3.63%) Google
7 12 (2.91%) Citrix
8 11 (2.66%) New Relic
8 11 (2.66%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.66%) Splunk
9 9 (2.18%) Cadence
9 9 (2.18%) IBM
9 9 (2.18%) SAP
10 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.45%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.45%) PagerDuty
12 5 (1.21%) Databricks
12 5 (1.21%) Greenplum
13 4 (0.97%) Aruba
13 4 (0.97%) MuleSoft