Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 310 325 469
Rank change year-on-year +15 +144 +193
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 304 678 425
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.81% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 3.59% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 372 274
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £356
90th Percentile £700 £663 £649
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +35.94% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -

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 8,852 18,868 21,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.56% 22.59% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,877 13,059 14,755
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +3.16% +0.53% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 229 221
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.27 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +15.36%

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 1 June 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Amazon RDS in England over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 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 +31 200 £550 - 18
North of England +77 36 £563 +32.35% 6
Midlands +74 27 £525 +16.67% 6
West Midlands +64 20 £550 +22.22% 5
North West +44 18 £525 +90.91% 4
North East +40 17 £900 +128.57%
South West +7 16 £525 +0.96% 2
East of England +46 13 £600 +33.33% 3
South East +101 12 £481 -1.28% 6
East Midlands +46 7 £448 +17.76% 1
Yorkshire +50 1 £450 +2.86% 2
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 290 (95.39%) AWS
2 201 (66.12%) Amazon EC2
3 173 (56.91%) Amazon S3
4 168 (55.26%) DevOps
5 167 (54.93%) Python
6 147 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
7 141 (46.38%) Java
8 140 (46.05%) Finance
8 140 (46.05%) Serverless
9 134 (44.08%) AWS Lambda
10 131 (43.09%) Web Services
11 123 (40.46%) Terraform
12 121 (39.80%) Jenkins
13 116 (38.16%) Kubernetes
14 113 (37.17%) Software Engineering
15 110 (36.18%) Docker
16 109 (35.86%) Amazon SQS
17 107 (35.20%) Asset Management
18 93 (30.59%) AWS CloudFormation
19 92 (30.26%) R
20 91 (29.93%) Amazon Redshift
21 89 (29.28%) Amazon ECS
22 83 (27.30%) Fixed Income
23 81 (26.64%) Front Office
24 78 (25.66%) OpenShift
25 77 (25.33%) SQL
26 75 (24.67%) Deployment Automation
27 74 (24.34%) J2EE
28 73 (24.01%) Decision-Making
29 68 (22.37%) Derivative

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 21 (6.91%) Apache Spark
2 17 (5.59%) Confluence
3 15 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.95%) Apache
5 6 (1.97%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.64%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.99%) Apache Pulsar
7 3 (0.99%) IIS
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.66%) nginx
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.66%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.33%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 290 (95.39%) AWS
2 201 (66.12%) Amazon EC2
3 173 (56.91%) Amazon S3
4 140 (46.05%) Serverless
5 134 (44.08%) AWS Lambda
6 109 (35.86%) Amazon SQS
7 93 (30.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 89 (29.28%) Amazon ECS
9 78 (25.66%) OpenShift
10 42 (13.82%) Azure
11 41 (13.49%) Route 53
12 36 (11.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 27 (8.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (7.89%) CloudFront
15 16 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (4.93%) Amazon Kinesis
16 15 (4.93%) Amazon SageMaker
17 13 (4.28%) Office 365
18 12 (3.95%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) DNS
2 8 (2.63%) DHCP
3 7 (2.30%) Firewall
3 7 (2.30%) HTTP
3 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.64%) SSL
4 5 (1.64%) VPN
5 4 (1.32%) Network Security
6 3 (0.99%) DMZ
6 3 (0.99%) Internet
6 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.99%) SAN
7 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.33%) IPsec
8 1 (0.33%) MPLS
8 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.33%) SMTP
8 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (29.93%) Amazon Redshift
2 49 (16.12%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (14.14%) Relational Database
4 39 (12.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 38 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
6 34 (11.18%) Amazon Aurora
7 26 (8.55%) RDBMS
8 25 (8.22%) NoSQL
9 19 (6.25%) Data Lake
10 18 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (5.92%) SQL Server
11 17 (5.59%) Big Data
12 16 (5.26%) MySQL
13 13 (4.28%) MongoDB
14 10 (3.29%) Hadoop
15 7 (2.30%) BigQuery
15 7 (2.30%) Looker
15 7 (2.30%) SAP HANA
16 6 (1.97%) Flink
16 6 (1.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 121 (39.80%) Jenkins
2 64 (21.05%) Artifactory
3 56 (18.42%) RStudio
4 45 (14.80%) Git (software)
5 25 (8.22%) Maven
6 24 (7.89%) JUnit
6 24 (7.89%) SonarQube
7 21 (6.91%) JIRA
8 14 (4.61%) CircleCI
8 14 (4.61%) DbUnit
8 14 (4.61%) jMock
8 14 (4.61%) Mockito
9 13 (4.28%) GoCD
9 13 (4.28%) Travis CI
10 10 (3.29%) Gradle
11 9 (2.96%) GitLab
12 7 (2.30%) Postman
12 7 (2.30%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.30%) Xcode
13 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 140 (46.05%) Finance
2 81 (26.64%) Front Office
3 13 (4.28%) Public Sector
4 3 (0.99%) Billing
4 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.66%) Advertising
5 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.66%) Automotive
5 2 (0.66%) Games
5 2 (0.66%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Publishing
5 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Police
6 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (39.14%) Developer
2 86 (28.29%) Java Developer
3 79 (25.99%) AWS Engineer
4 68 (22.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 65 (21.38%) AWS Developer
6 55 (18.09%) Java Software Developer
7 51 (16.78%) AWS DevOps
8 40 (13.16%) Java Engineer
9 39 (12.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 39 (12.83%) Lead Developer
10 38 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
10 38 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
10 38 (12.50%) Software Engineer
11 35 (11.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 32 (10.53%) Python Engineer
13 27 (8.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 27 (8.88%) Python Developer
14 25 (8.22%) Architect
15 23 (7.57%) AWS Software Engineer
15 23 (7.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (43.09%) Web Services
2 74 (24.34%) J2EE
3 64 (21.05%) J2SE
4 32 (10.53%) gRPC
4 32 (10.53%) Protocol Buffers
4 32 (10.53%) Spring
5 23 (7.57%) REST
6 22 (7.24%) SOAP
7 20 (6.58%) RESTful
8 18 (5.92%) React
9 17 (5.59%) Hibernate
10 16 (5.26%) Kafka
11 15 (4.93%) JPA
11 15 (4.93%) Spring Boot
12 14 (4.61%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (4.61%) Elastic Stack
12 14 (4.61%) PowerMock
13 13 (4.28%) AngularJS
14 12 (3.95%) D3.js
14 12 (3.95%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 83 (27.30%) Fixed Income
2 68 (22.37%) Derivative
3 66 (21.71%) Equities
4 25 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.91%) Reference Data
6 17 (5.59%) Hedge funds
7 14 (4.61%) Public Cloud
8 12 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (3.29%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.63%) Cloud Native
10 8 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.30%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.64%) Replication
12 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.32%) Clustering
13 4 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.66%) NHS
15 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.74%) Linux
2 27 (8.88%) Windows
3 16 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.62%) Unix
6 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) CentOS
8 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Android
9 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (55.26%) DevOps
2 147 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (37.17%) Software Engineering
4 107 (35.20%) Asset Management
5 75 (24.67%) Deployment Automation
6 73 (24.01%) Decision-Making
7 62 (20.39%) Microservices
8 48 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (14.47%) Migration
10 42 (13.82%) Analytics
11 38 (12.50%) Infrastructure Automation
11 38 (12.50%) TDD
12 37 (12.17%) Scrum
13 30 (9.87%) Open Source
14 29 (9.54%) ETL
15 24 (7.89%) Visualisation
16 21 (6.91%) Data Engineering
16 21 (6.91%) Front End Development
17 20 (6.58%) Data Modelling
18 19 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (54.93%) Python
2 141 (46.38%) Java
3 92 (30.26%) R
4 77 (25.33%) SQL
5 23 (7.57%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.58%) Groovy
7 16 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.93%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.95%) Java 8
10 8 (2.63%) Scala
11 7 (2.30%) C#
12 6 (1.97%) Perl
13 5 (1.64%) PHP
14 3 (0.99%) C++
14 3 (0.99%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.99%) Ruby
14 3 (0.99%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.66%) Clojure
15 2 (0.66%) ES6
15 2 (0.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 24 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.26%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.32%) MCSA
4 4 (1.32%) MCSE
4 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.99%) CCA
5 3 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.99%) Degree
6 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.24%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.61%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 110 (36.18%) Docker
2 17 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.61%) Postfix
4 13 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.62%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.99%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.99%) HDFS
10 2 (0.66%) UAG
10 2 (0.66%) Varnish
10 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.66%) vSphere
10 2 (0.66%) XenApp
11 1 (0.33%) iptables
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 123 (40.46%) Terraform
2 116 (38.16%) Kubernetes
3 44 (14.47%) Ansible
4 32 (10.53%) Puppet
5 16 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.63%) SCCM
7 4 (1.32%) SCOM
8 3 (0.99%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.99%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.99%) Nagios
8 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.66%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.66%) Grafana
9 2 (0.66%) Graphite
9 2 (0.66%) Packer
9 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.33%) Salt
10 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (8.55%) Oracle
2 21 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.26%) VMware
4 11 (3.62%) Talend
5 10 (3.29%) Citrix
5 10 (3.29%) Informatica
6 8 (2.63%) SAP
7 7 (2.30%) Google
7 7 (2.30%) HP
7 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.30%) Tableau
8 5 (1.64%) Splunk
9 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.32%) Cisco
10 3 (0.99%) Brocade
10 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.99%) NetApp
10 3 (0.99%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.66%) Percona