Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 275 312
Rank change year-on-year -56 +37 +178
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 430 268 722
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.49% 3.72% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 219 412
10th Percentile £419 £447 £400
25th Percentile £488 £488 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -6.10%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £680 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -5.66%
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 - £51.58 £31.25
% change year-on-year - +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 12,332 7,213 18,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.54% 22.34% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,617 5,067 13,283
10th Percentile £338 £328 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 106 227
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.18 £13.45
25th Percentile £19.00 £17.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £49.48 £45.31 £52.40
90th Percentile £63.68 £65.44 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £23.76 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -20.80% -

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 August 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 1 August 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 -33 320 £525 -4.55% 90
West Midlands -18 21 £500 -9.09% 10
Midlands -28 21 £500 - 13
South West -11 20 £425 -15.00% 4
North of England -59 18 £500 -4.03% 29
South East -36 17 £575 +15.00% 22
North West -38 12 £500 +1.01% 22
East of England -25 9 £450 -21.74% 15
Yorkshire -18 6 £525 +10.53% 5
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 413 (96.05%) AWS
2 283 (65.81%) Amazon S3
3 261 (60.70%) Serverless
4 256 (59.53%) Terraform
5 245 (56.98%) AWS Lambda
6 238 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
7 235 (54.65%) Docker
8 229 (53.26%) Kubernetes
9 220 (51.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 206 (47.91%) JavaScript
11 200 (46.51%) Software Engineering
11 200 (46.51%) React
12 197 (45.81%) Node.js
13 196 (45.58%) Amazon SQS
14 193 (44.88%) Web Services
15 192 (44.65%) Full Stack Development
16 184 (42.79%) Finance
17 178 (41.40%) TypeScript
18 174 (40.47%) AWS Step Functions
19 170 (39.53%) Material-UI
19 170 (39.53%) Investment Management
19 170 (39.53%) Front Office
19 170 (39.53%) Asset Management
20 113 (26.28%) DevOps
21 110 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
22 87 (20.23%) Python
23 81 (18.84%) PostgreSQL
24 76 (17.67%) SQL
25 75 (17.44%) Java
26 62 (14.42%) Jenkins

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 42 (9.77%) Confluence
2 20 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.02%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (2.79%) nginx
6 11 (2.56%) SAS
7 10 (2.33%) Apache
8 9 (2.09%) Luigi
9 7 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.16%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.47%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Cloudability
1 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.23%) Aligne
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 413 (96.05%) AWS
2 283 (65.81%) Amazon S3
3 261 (60.70%) Serverless
4 245 (56.98%) AWS Lambda
5 196 (45.58%) Amazon SQS
6 174 (40.47%) AWS Step Functions
7 110 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (13.26%) Azure
9 49 (11.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 44 (10.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 43 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 32 (7.44%) Route 53
13 28 (6.51%) GitHub
14 25 (5.81%) GCP
15 23 (5.35%) Amazon ECS
16 21 (4.88%) Amazon EKS
17 20 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 20 (4.65%) AWS Fargate
17 20 (4.65%) CloudFront
18 18 (4.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.72%) SSL
2 13 (3.02%) DNS
3 10 (2.33%) Internet
4 9 (2.09%) VPN
5 6 (1.40%) DSL
5 6 (1.40%) Firewall
6 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) DMVPN
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) IPsec
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.23%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (51.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 81 (18.84%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (9.53%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (9.30%) Amazon Redshift
5 35 (8.14%) MySQL
6 33 (7.67%) Hadoop
7 28 (6.51%) SQL Server
8 27 (6.28%) NoSQL
9 24 (5.58%) Big Data
9 24 (5.58%) Oracle Database
10 19 (4.42%) Amazon Aurora
10 19 (4.42%) Relational Database
11 18 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (4.19%) Power BI
12 17 (3.95%) Pentaho
13 15 (3.49%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (2.56%) Apache Hive
15 10 (2.33%) Data Mart
15 10 (2.33%) Impala
15 10 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 62 (14.42%) Jenkins
2 45 (10.47%) JIRA
3 29 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.19%) Bitbucket
5 17 (3.95%) GitLab
6 11 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 10 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.63%) Maven
9 6 (1.40%) Cypress.io
9 6 (1.40%) Selenium
10 5 (1.16%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.93%) Postman
11 4 (0.93%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.70%) Gradle
12 3 (0.70%) Mocha
12 3 (0.70%) Serenity BDD
12 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.70%) Zephyr
13 2 (0.47%) gulp
General
1 184 (42.79%) Finance
2 170 (39.53%) Front Office
3 39 (9.07%) Social Skills
4 13 (3.02%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (1.16%) Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Billing
8 3 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 190 (44.19%) Developer
2 152 (35.35%) React Developer
3 126 (29.30%) AWS Developer
4 81 (18.84%) AWS Engineer
5 79 (18.37%) Full Stack Developer
5 79 (18.37%) Node.js Developer
6 76 (17.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 64 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 61 (14.19%) Software Engineer
9 34 (7.91%) AWS DevOps
10 33 (7.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 31 (7.21%) Data Engineer
12 30 (6.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 28 (6.51%) Architect
14 27 (6.28%) AWS Software Engineer
15 26 (6.05%) JavaScript Engineer
16 16 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (3.49%) Consultant
18 14 (3.26%) AWS Architect
19 11 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (46.51%) React
2 197 (45.81%) Node.js
3 193 (44.88%) Web Services
4 170 (39.53%) Material-UI
5 36 (8.37%) Kafka
6 29 (6.74%) Spring
7 28 (6.51%) Spring Boot
8 23 (5.35%) JSON
9 20 (4.65%) .NET
10 16 (3.72%) RESTful
11 15 (3.49%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.56%) REST
13 9 (2.09%) CSS
13 9 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (2.09%) Express
13 9 (2.09%) HTML
13 9 (2.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 8 (1.86%) GraphQL
14 8 (1.86%) Spark Streaming
15 7 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.56%) Cloud Native
1 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 9 (2.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.09%) Legacy Applications
4 7 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.23%) Blog
7 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.23%) Derivative
7 1 (0.23%) iPad
7 1 (0.23%) NHS
7 1 (0.23%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.53%) Linux
2 32 (7.44%) Windows
3 23 (5.35%) Unix
4 8 (1.86%) Ubuntu
4 8 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.93%) Debian
6 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.70%) CentOS
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Android
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 192 (44.65%) Full Stack Development
4 170 (39.53%) Asset Management
4 170 (39.53%) Investment Management
5 113 (26.28%) DevOps
6 46 (10.70%) Infrastructure as Code
7 43 (10.00%) Analytics
8 40 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (9.07%) Scrum
10 36 (8.37%) ETL
11 32 (7.44%) Migration
12 31 (7.21%) Microservices
13 21 (4.88%) Data Pipeline
14 20 (4.65%) Test Automation
15 18 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (4.19%) Data Modelling
16 17 (3.95%) Data Science
16 17 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (3.72%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 206 (47.91%) JavaScript
2 178 (41.40%) TypeScript
3 87 (20.23%) Python
4 76 (17.67%) SQL
5 75 (17.44%) Java
6 20 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 19 (4.42%) Groovy
8 18 (4.19%) C#
9 17 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.56%) PHP
12 10 (2.33%) HiveQL
12 10 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.09%) C++
13 9 (2.09%) Scala
13 9 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.63%) C
15 5 (1.16%) Java 8
15 5 (1.16%) Perl
16 4 (0.93%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 51 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.88%) AWS Certification
4 17 (3.95%) Degree
5 11 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.70%) CISA
8 3 (0.70%) CISSP
8 3 (0.70%) CRISC
8 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) MCSA
9 2 (0.47%) MCITP
9 2 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) CCA
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.72%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.23%) GDPR
3 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.23%) NIST
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 235 (54.65%) Docker
2 17 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.33%) HDFS
4 6 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.47%) XenApp
8 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.23%) Varnish
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 256 (59.53%) Terraform
2 229 (53.26%) Kubernetes
3 47 (10.93%) Ansible
4 18 (4.19%) Puppet
4 18 (4.19%) Rancher
5 11 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.09%) Grafana
8 5 (1.16%) Istio
8 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.93%) logstash
9 4 (0.93%) Packer
9 4 (0.93%) SCCM
10 2 (0.47%) Kustomize
10 2 (0.47%) Nagios
11 1 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.23%) Kibana
11 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.23%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (10.23%) Oracle
2 38 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.58%) Informatica
4 21 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.02%) Google
6 11 (2.56%) Talend
7 10 (2.33%) SAP
8 8 (1.86%) Dynatrace
9 7 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.40%) Splunk
10 6 (1.40%) VMware
11 5 (1.16%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.16%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.16%) New Relic
11 5 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.70%) Citrix
13 2 (0.47%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.47%) Brightcove
13 2 (0.47%) Brio
13 2 (0.47%) Cerillion