Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 700 764
Rank change year-on-year +74 +64 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 195 178 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 0.79% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 131 64
England median daily rate £500 £475 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.08% +7.20%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £315
90th Percentile £579 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £432
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.08% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £24.49 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.79% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.49 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -38.79% - -

Amazon RDS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 19872 22427 23720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.53% 22.10% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13321 15194 15578
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 326 337
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.83% +21.00% -13.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £13.90
90th Percentile £50.20 £51.13 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.04%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily 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 21 July 2017. 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 +3 119 £500 - 32
South West +32 29 £450 +38.46% 2
South East +43 18 £450 +12.50% 3
North of England +56 11 £506 +15.71% 1
North West +24 10 £506 +15.71% 1
East of England -12 10 £510 +5.97%
Midlands +26 8 £406 +4.84% 6
West Midlands +38 7 £450 - 5
East Midlands -14 3 £500 +29.03% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 190 (97.44%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (60.51%) Amazon EC2
3 112 (57.44%) DevOps
4 98 (50.26%) Linux
5 96 (49.23%) Amazon S3
6 79 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 67 (34.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 66 (33.85%) Puppet
10 64 (32.82%) Docker
11 59 (30.26%) Python
12 57 (29.23%) Java
13 55 (28.21%) Terraform
14 53 (27.18%) Ansible
14 53 (27.18%) Git (software)
15 50 (25.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (23.59%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (23.59%) Bash Shell
18 44 (22.56%) Configuration Management
19 43 (22.05%) Amazon ELB
20 42 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
20 42 (21.54%) Web Services
21 39 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
22 38 (19.49%) SQL
22 38 (19.49%) Oracle
22 38 (19.49%) SQL Server
22 38 (19.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 36 (18.46%) Microservices
24 34 (17.44%) AWS Lambda

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 27 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (10.77%) Confluence
3 20 (10.26%) Apache
4 19 (9.74%) nginx
5 15 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.59%) IIS
7 5 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.05%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.54%) Luigi
9 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Qpid
10 2 (1.03%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.03%) WebORB
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.03%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.03%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 190 (97.44%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (60.51%) Amazon EC2
3 96 (49.23%) Amazon S3
4 67 (34.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 50 (25.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 43 (22.05%) Amazon ELB
7 38 (19.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 34 (17.44%) Amazon SQS
8 34 (17.44%) AWS Lambda
9 29 (14.87%) Route 53
10 28 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (11.79%) CloudFront
12 20 (10.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 20 (10.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (7.18%) PaaS
14 12 (6.15%) AWS CloudTrail
14 12 (6.15%) GitHub
15 10 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (4.10%) Amazon EMR
17 7 (3.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.85%) HTTP
2 21 (10.77%) DNS
3 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
4 13 (6.67%) VPN
5 11 (5.64%) Firewall
5 11 (5.64%) SSH
6 10 (5.13%) OpenVPN
7 8 (4.10%) DSL
8 6 (3.08%) Internet
8 6 (3.08%) SSL
9 5 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.54%) ICMP
10 3 (1.54%) Network Security
10 3 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.03%) LAN
11 2 (1.03%) Skype
11 2 (1.03%) WAN
12 1 (0.51%) DHCP
12 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.59%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (19.49%) SQL Server
3 33 (16.92%) MySQL
4 27 (13.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 17 (8.72%) Amazon Redshift
5 17 (8.72%) MongoDB
5 17 (8.72%) NoSQL
6 16 (8.21%) Hadoop
7 15 (7.69%) Big Data
8 12 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (6.15%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.62%) Redis
10 7 (3.59%) HBase
11 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 78 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 53 (27.18%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.44%) JIRA
4 18 (9.23%) Maven
4 18 (9.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (8.21%) Bitbucket
6 15 (7.69%) Ant
7 14 (7.18%) Artifactory
8 12 (6.15%) Liquibase
8 12 (6.15%) SonarQube
9 11 (5.64%) JUnit
9 11 (5.64%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (5.13%) TeamCity
10 10 (5.13%) Vagrant
11 9 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (3.08%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (2.05%) Selenium
13 4 (2.05%) Subversion
14 3 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (3.08%) Publishing
3 3 (1.54%) Advertising
3 3 (1.54%) Games
3 3 (1.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.03%) Banking
4 2 (1.03%) Front Office
4 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (43.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
3 51 (26.15%) Developer
4 47 (24.10%) AWS DevOps
5 44 (22.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Architect
7 15 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) AWS Developer
8 14 (7.18%) Consultant
9 9 (4.62%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (4.10%) AWS Architect
11 7 (3.59%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.59%) Cloud Consultant
11 7 (3.59%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (3.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) AWS Consultant
12 6 (3.08%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.54%) Web Services
2 39 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (12.31%) Node.js
3 24 (12.31%) REST
4 21 (10.77%) .NET
5 12 (6.15%) HTML
6 10 (5.13%) CSS
6 10 (5.13%) MCollective
7 9 (4.62%) LAMP
7 9 (4.62%) RESTful
8 7 (3.59%) Kafka
9 6 (3.08%) jQuery
9 6 (3.08%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (3.08%) Memcached
10 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.56%) JSON
10 5 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.05%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.23%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.08%) User Experience
5 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.05%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.54%) Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.03%) AS400
7 2 (1.03%) Fintech
7 2 (1.03%) iSeries
7 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (50.26%) Linux
2 33 (16.92%) Windows
3 17 (8.72%) CentOS
4 9 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.05%) CoreOS
5 4 (2.05%) Debian
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.03%) Unix
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) VMS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (57.44%) DevOps
2 79 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (22.56%) Configuration Management
5 42 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 36 (18.46%) Microservices
7 33 (16.92%) Scrum
8 32 (16.41%) Migration
9 20 (10.26%) Load Balancing
10 19 (9.74%) Kanban
11 17 (8.72%) Coaching
12 15 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
12 15 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.18%) Test Automation
14 13 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (5.64%) Analytics
16 11 (5.64%) Open Source
17 10 (5.13%) Data Migration
17 10 (5.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.26%) Python
2 57 (29.23%) Java
3 46 (23.59%) Bash Shell
4 38 (19.49%) SQL
5 20 (10.26%) Ruby
6 18 (9.23%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.67%) PHP
8 12 (6.15%) C#
8 12 (6.15%) Groovy
9 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.08%) Go
10 6 (3.08%) Perl
11 3 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.54%) Scala
11 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.03%) ES6
12 2 (1.03%) Korn
13 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.15%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.03%) Degree
6 2 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.51%) CCNA
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.51%) CISA
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
7 1 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.03%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) GCP
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (32.82%) Docker
2 13 (6.67%) Squid
2 13 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (6.15%) vCloud
4 10 (5.13%) Postfix
5 8 (4.10%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.54%) HDFS
8 2 (1.03%) Corosync
8 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.03%) vSphere
9 1 (0.51%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.51%) LXC
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (33.85%) Puppet
2 55 (28.21%) Terraform
3 53 (27.18%) Ansible
4 30 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (13.85%) Kibana
6 25 (12.82%) Kubernetes
6 25 (12.82%) logstash
7 15 (7.69%) Graphite
8 13 (6.67%) Sysdig
8 13 (6.67%) ZABBIX
9 11 (5.64%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (5.13%) Rancher
10 10 (5.13%) Rsyslog
11 8 (4.10%) Packer
12 6 (3.08%) Consul
12 6 (3.08%) Grafana
12 6 (3.08%) StatsD
13 4 (2.05%) Nagios
13 4 (2.05%) Prometheus
13 4 (2.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (19.49%) Oracle
2 23 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.72%) VMware
4 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.64%) Sonatype
5 7 (3.59%) Cloudera
5 7 (3.59%) Google
6 6 (3.08%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.56%) New Relic
7 5 (2.56%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.54%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.54%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.54%) hybris
8 3 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.54%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.54%) SAP
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco
9 2 (1.03%) Embarcadero
9 2 (1.03%) Informatica
9 2 (1.03%) Talend
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