Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 325 289 346
Rank change year-on-year -36 +57 +126
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 548 224 554
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.80% 3.57% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 167 342
10th Percentile £425 £400 £380
25th Percentile £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% +150.00% -

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 14,437 6,267 17,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.28% 22.92% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,324 4,389 11,935
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £635 £600 £575
90th Percentile £721 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 96 227
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.63 £12.58
25th Percentile £21.75 £17.74 £17.12
Median hourly rate £33.25 £27.23 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.11% -9.23% +7.66%
75th Percentile £58.52 £42.00 £49.57
90th Percentile £65.50 £54.50 £61.50
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £25.52 £29.96
% change year-on-year +36.15% -14.81% +8.95%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -20 398 £550 - 92
South East -77 28 £625 +25.00% 18
Midlands -50 26 £498 -9.55% 28
North of England -81 26 £525 +11.11% 16
West Midlands -47 24 £500 -9.09% 23
East of England -52 19 £495 -12.78% 14
North West -50 15 £518 +27.78% 11
South West -57 14 £425 -15.42% 5
Yorkshire -42 10 £525 +5.00% 2
North East -16 1 - - 3
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 534 (97.45%) AWS
2 360 (65.69%) Amazon S3
3 315 (57.48%) Terraform
4 305 (55.66%) Serverless
5 304 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
6 290 (52.92%) AWS Lambda
7 289 (52.74%) Docker
8 279 (50.91%) Kubernetes
9 244 (44.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 235 (42.88%) Software Engineering
11 229 (41.79%) Web Services
12 227 (41.42%) Finance
13 224 (40.88%) JavaScript
14 219 (39.96%) Amazon SQS
15 210 (38.32%) React
16 207 (37.77%) Node.js
17 203 (37.04%) TypeScript
17 203 (37.04%) Full Stack Development
18 198 (36.13%) AWS Step Functions
19 193 (35.22%) Front Office
19 193 (35.22%) Asset Management
20 189 (34.49%) Investment Management
20 189 (34.49%) Material-UI
21 170 (31.02%) DevOps
22 161 (29.38%) Amazon EC2
23 130 (23.72%) Python
24 103 (18.80%) Java
25 94 (17.15%) Jenkins
26 88 (16.06%) SQL
27 87 (15.88%) 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 47 (8.58%) Confluence
2 32 (5.84%) Apache Spark
3 24 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.74%) Apache
5 10 (1.82%) SAS
6 9 (1.64%) nginx
7 8 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.09%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.09%) Luigi
10 3 (0.55%) Moodle
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Cloudability
2 4 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) Aligne
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 534 (97.45%) AWS
2 360 (65.69%) Amazon S3
3 305 (55.66%) Serverless
4 290 (52.92%) AWS Lambda
5 219 (39.96%) Amazon SQS
6 198 (36.13%) AWS Step Functions
7 161 (29.38%) Amazon EC2
8 81 (14.78%) Azure
9 74 (13.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 73 (13.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 64 (11.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 50 (9.12%) Route 53
13 43 (7.85%) Amazon EKS
14 40 (7.30%) Amazon ECS
15 38 (6.93%) GitHub
16 35 (6.39%) CloudFront
17 27 (4.93%) Amazon ELB
17 27 (4.93%) AWS CloudTrail
18 26 (4.74%) GCP
19 24 (4.38%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.20%) SSL
2 16 (2.92%) Firewall
3 13 (2.37%) DNS
4 12 (2.19%) VPN
5 8 (1.46%) Internet
6 6 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.91%) DSL
8 3 (0.55%) HTTP
8 3 (0.55%) IPv4
8 3 (0.55%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.18%) IPsec
9 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (44.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 87 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 48 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (8.21%) MySQL
6 43 (7.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 39 (7.12%) Hadoop
8 34 (6.20%) Oracle Database
9 33 (6.02%) Big Data
10 32 (5.84%) SQL Server
11 25 (4.56%) Amazon Athena
12 23 (4.20%) Relational Database
13 22 (4.01%) Amazon Aurora
13 22 (4.01%) Data Lake
13 22 (4.01%) Power BI
14 20 (3.65%) Pentaho
15 16 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (2.19%) Apache Hive
16 12 (2.19%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (17.15%) Jenkins
2 64 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 58 (10.58%) JIRA
4 27 (4.93%) GitLab
5 25 (4.56%) Bitbucket
6 24 (4.38%) Artifactory
7 14 (2.55%) Terragrunt
8 11 (2.01%) Maven
9 10 (1.82%) git-flow
10 8 (1.46%) Locust
11 7 (1.28%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.09%) Cypress.io
12 6 (1.09%) Selenium
13 4 (0.73%) Gradle
13 4 (0.73%) Postman
13 4 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
13 4 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.55%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.55%) ERwin
14 3 (0.55%) Serenity BDD
General
1 227 (41.42%) Finance
2 193 (35.22%) Front Office
3 57 (10.40%) Social Skills
4 27 (4.93%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.37%) Billing
6 12 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.19%) Banking
7 6 (1.09%) Retail
8 5 (0.91%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.73%) Law
9 4 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) Legal
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 180 (32.85%) Developer
2 148 (27.01%) Software Engineer
3 141 (25.73%) AWS Engineer
4 128 (23.36%) React Developer
5 104 (18.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 69 (12.59%) AWS Developer
6 69 (12.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 66 (12.04%) AWS Software Engineer
8 65 (11.86%) JavaScript Engineer
9 58 (10.58%) AWS DevOps
10 52 (9.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 48 (8.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 46 (8.39%) Architect
12 46 (8.39%) Node.js Developer
13 45 (8.21%) JavaScript Developer
14 35 (6.39%) Data Engineer
15 25 (4.56%) AWS Architect
16 19 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
17 16 (2.92%) Consultant
18 12 (2.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (41.79%) Web Services
2 210 (38.32%) React
3 207 (37.77%) Node.js
4 189 (34.49%) Material-UI
5 45 (8.21%) Kafka
6 35 (6.39%) Spring
7 28 (5.11%) Spring Boot
8 25 (4.56%) AngularJS
9 24 (4.38%) REST
10 22 (4.01%) .NET
11 17 (3.10%) RESTful
12 14 (2.55%) GraphQL
12 14 (2.55%) HTML
12 14 (2.55%) JSON
13 13 (2.37%) CSS
14 12 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (1.46%) Swagger
15 8 (1.46%) WireMock
15 8 (1.46%) XML
16 7 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.47%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.10%) Cloud Native
3 9 (1.64%) Legacy Applications
4 8 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 8 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 5 (0.91%) Clustering
6 5 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (0.91%) NHS
6 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 5 (0.91%) Replication
7 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.73%) User Experience
8 3 (0.55%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.55%) iPad
8 3 (0.55%) Life Science
8 3 (0.55%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.77%) Linux
2 39 (7.12%) Windows
3 32 (5.84%) Unix
4 16 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.46%) CentOS
8 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.55%) AIX
9 3 (0.55%) Debian
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) Android
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (42.88%) Software Engineering
3 203 (37.04%) Full Stack Development
4 193 (35.22%) Asset Management
5 189 (34.49%) Investment Management
6 170 (31.02%) DevOps
7 55 (10.04%) Infrastructure as Code
8 51 (9.31%) Analytics
9 49 (8.94%) Microservices
10 45 (8.21%) Migration
11 43 (7.85%) ETL
12 40 (7.30%) Scrum
13 38 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (5.66%) Data Pipeline
16 27 (4.93%) Data Engineering
16 27 (4.93%) Test Automation
17 26 (4.74%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (4.56%) Data Science
19 24 (4.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 224 (40.88%) JavaScript
2 203 (37.04%) TypeScript
3 130 (23.72%) Python
4 103 (18.80%) Java
5 88 (16.06%) SQL
6 40 (7.30%) Bash Shell
7 24 (4.38%) Groovy
8 23 (4.20%) C#
8 23 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.55%) PHP
10 14 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.37%) Scala
12 12 (2.19%) Go
12 12 (2.19%) Ruby
13 10 (1.82%) HiveQL
14 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.09%) Perl
15 6 (1.09%) R
16 5 (0.91%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 60 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.83%) AWS Certification
4 10 (1.82%) Degree
4 10 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.09%) CISSP
8 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.55%) CISA
9 3 (0.55%) CRISC
9 3 (0.55%) MCSA
10 2 (0.36%) MCITP
10 2 (0.36%) MCSE
11 1 (0.18%) CCA
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.19%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.73%) GDPR
3 4 (0.73%) NIST
4 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) NIST 800
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 289 (52.74%) Docker
2 21 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (2.01%) HDFS
5 8 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 315 (57.48%) Terraform
2 279 (50.91%) Kubernetes
3 71 (12.96%) Ansible
4 32 (5.84%) Puppet
5 23 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (3.10%) Rancher
7 15 (2.74%) Grafana
8 12 (2.19%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.28%) Kibana
10 6 (1.09%) Kubeflow
11 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.91%) SCCM
12 4 (0.73%) Packer
13 3 (0.55%) Istio
13 3 (0.55%) logstash
14 2 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 2 (0.36%) Kustomize
15 1 (0.18%) Graylog
15 1 (0.18%) Mesos
15 1 (0.18%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 54 (9.85%) Oracle
2 46 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 35 (6.39%) Informatica
4 21 (3.83%) Atlassian
5 17 (3.10%) Splunk
6 13 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.19%) Cloudera
7 12 (2.19%) Talend
8 10 (1.82%) Google
8 10 (1.82%) SAP
9 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.46%) Dynatrace
11 7 (1.28%) VMware
12 6 (1.09%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.91%) Citrix
13 5 (0.91%) PagerDuty
14 4 (0.73%) BiZZdesign
15 3 (0.55%) Brio
15 3 (0.55%) Databricks
15 3 (0.55%) Forcepoint