Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 341 457 561
Rank change year-on-year +116 +104 +135
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 542 440 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 2.06% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 313 216
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -3.15%
10th Percentile £380 £390 £379
90th Percentile £675 £637 £604
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
England median hourly rate £16.00 - £34.74
UK median hourly rate £25.50 - £34.74

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 16,546 21,313 20,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.60% 22.67% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,349 15,002 14,212
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £310
90th Percentile £663 £640 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 222 255
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.99 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +6.41% +10.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £71.93 £57.20 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £32.48 £30.50
% change year-on-year +0.08% +6.48% +8.23%

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 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon RDS in England

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in England over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor 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 12 November 2019. 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 +108 310 £550 +3.77% 64
Midlands +95 77 £475 -13.64% 14
North of England +17 74 £500 - 26
West Midlands +83 59 £475 +11.76% 12
North West +59 53 £525 +16.02% 13
South West +29 44 £513 +5.13% 7
East of England +40 22 £425 -13.71% 6
Yorkshire -29 20 £420 -20.00% 11
East Midlands +22 15 £400 -27.27% 2
South East +2 13 £663 +47.22% 26
North East +16 1 £413 +65.00% 2
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 519 (95.76%) AWS
2 355 (65.50%) Amazon EC2
3 329 (60.70%) Amazon S3
4 300 (55.35%) DevOps
5 236 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
6 225 (41.51%) Java
7 222 (40.96%) Docker
8 211 (38.93%) Python
9 207 (38.19%) Terraform
10 195 (35.98%) Linux
11 191 (35.24%) Serverless
12 180 (33.21%) AWS Lambda
13 179 (33.03%) Jenkins
14 175 (32.29%) Git (software)
15 174 (32.10%) Amazon SQS
16 172 (31.73%) Web Services
17 157 (28.97%) AWS CloudFormation
18 155 (28.60%) Kubernetes
19 133 (24.54%) Finance
20 128 (23.62%) Ansible
21 127 (23.43%) Software Engineering
22 114 (21.03%) Security Cleared
23 109 (20.11%) Puppet
23 109 (20.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 107 (19.74%) Microservices
25 106 (19.56%) Migration
25 106 (19.56%) Configuration Management
26 103 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
27 102 (18.82%) SC Cleared
28 98 (18.08%) SQL

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 (8.67%) Confluence
2 34 (6.27%) Apache
3 29 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.87%) Apache Spark
5 18 (3.32%) IIS
5 18 (3.32%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.40%) nginx
8 5 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.74%) Moodle
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.37%) Mendix
11 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (1.48%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 519 (95.76%) AWS
2 355 (65.50%) Amazon EC2
3 329 (60.70%) Amazon S3
4 191 (35.24%) Serverless
5 180 (33.21%) AWS Lambda
6 174 (32.10%) Amazon SQS
7 157 (28.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 109 (20.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 96 (17.71%) Route 53
10 89 (16.42%) Amazon ECS
11 88 (16.24%) Amazon ELB
12 79 (14.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 73 (13.47%) Azure
14 58 (10.70%) CloudFront
15 50 (9.23%) OpenShift
16 49 (9.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 46 (8.49%) GitHub
18 31 (5.72%) Office 365
19 30 (5.54%) Amazon EKS
20 27 (4.98%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.20%) VPN
2 32 (5.90%) DNS
3 26 (4.80%) Firewall
4 25 (4.61%) Internet
5 17 (3.14%) Network Security
6 14 (2.58%) OpenVPN
7 10 (1.85%) DHCP
7 10 (1.85%) SAN
7 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.48%) IP Telephony
8 8 (1.48%) MPLS
9 7 (1.29%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.29%) SSH
10 6 (1.11%) HTTP
11 5 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.74%) WAN
13 3 (0.55%) LAN
14 2 (0.37%) SNMP
14 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.13%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (14.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 81 (14.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 53 (9.78%) MySQL
4 48 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 42 (7.75%) Amazon Athena
6 34 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 30 (5.54%) NoSQL
8 25 (4.61%) Big Data
9 22 (4.06%) Amazon Aurora
9 22 (4.06%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.14%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.77%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.85%) Redis
13 9 (1.66%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.66%) Presto
14 8 (1.48%) KDB
14 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 179 (33.03%) Jenkins
2 175 (32.29%) Git (software)
3 69 (12.73%) JIRA
4 55 (10.15%) JUnit
4 55 (10.15%) Maven
5 50 (9.23%) SonarQube
6 49 (9.04%) Artifactory
7 48 (8.86%) GitLab
8 47 (8.67%) Bitbucket
9 42 (7.75%) Mockito
10 35 (6.46%) DbUnit
10 35 (6.46%) jMock
11 28 (5.17%) RStudio
12 25 (4.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (2.58%) Vagrant
15 12 (2.21%) Travis CI
16 10 (1.85%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.85%) TeamCity
17 9 (1.66%) Selenium
General
1 133 (24.54%) Finance
2 83 (15.31%) Front Office
3 40 (7.38%) Public Sector
4 26 (4.80%) Retail
5 13 (2.40%) Banking
6 9 (1.66%) Billing
7 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (28.41%) Developer
2 135 (24.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 126 (23.25%) AWS Engineer
4 84 (15.50%) Architect
5 81 (14.94%) Java Developer
6 76 (14.02%) AWS DevOps
7 64 (11.81%) AWS Developer
8 57 (10.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 39 (7.20%) AWS Architect
10 38 (7.01%) Senior Developer
11 35 (6.46%) Software Engineer
12 34 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
13 27 (4.98%) Lead Developer
14 26 (4.80%) Consultant
15 23 (4.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 23 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (4.24%) React Developer
15 23 (4.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 23 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
15 23 (4.24%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (31.73%) Web Services
2 65 (11.99%) AngularJS
3 62 (11.44%) React
4 61 (11.25%) J2EE
5 57 (10.52%) Spring
6 53 (9.78%) Node.js
7 47 (8.67%) RESTful
8 45 (8.30%) .NET
8 45 (8.30%) SOAP
9 39 (7.20%) ActiveMQ
10 36 (6.64%) Hibernate
10 36 (6.64%) REST
11 35 (6.46%) PowerMock
12 34 (6.27%) JSON
13 28 (5.17%) JPA
14 25 (4.61%) Spring Cloud
15 22 (4.06%) Elastic Stack
15 22 (4.06%) HTML
15 22 (4.06%) Spring Boot
16 19 (3.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.31%) Fixed Income
2 59 (10.89%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (6.64%) Derivative
4 35 (6.46%) Data Centre
5 27 (4.98%) Cloud Native
6 24 (4.43%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (4.06%) Reference Data
8 20 (3.69%) NHS
9 18 (3.32%) Public Cloud
10 16 (2.95%) PKI
11 13 (2.40%) Replication
12 11 (2.03%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.85%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.66%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (1.11%) User Experience
18 5 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 4 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 195 (35.98%) Linux
2 98 (18.08%) Windows
3 52 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (7.75%) Unix
5 41 (7.56%) Windows Server
6 27 (4.98%) Ubuntu
7 17 (3.14%) CentOS
8 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.03%) Debian
10 4 (0.74%) Android
10 4 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.18%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (55.35%) DevOps
2 236 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (23.43%) Software Engineering
4 107 (19.74%) Microservices
5 106 (19.56%) Configuration Management
5 106 (19.56%) Migration
6 103 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (17.71%) Asset Management
8 93 (17.16%) Open Source
9 79 (14.58%) Scrum
10 73 (13.47%) TDD
11 53 (9.78%) BDD
12 48 (8.86%) Decision-Making
12 48 (8.86%) Infrastructure as Code
13 44 (8.12%) Kanban
14 34 (6.27%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (5.17%) Computer Science
16 27 (4.98%) Data Architecture
16 27 (4.98%) Mentoring
17 25 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 225 (41.51%) Java
2 211 (38.93%) Python
3 98 (18.08%) SQL
4 80 (14.76%) Bash Shell
5 67 (12.36%) JavaScript
6 46 (8.49%) C#
7 38 (7.01%) C++
8 32 (5.90%) PowerShell
9 31 (5.72%) R
10 29 (5.35%) Ruby
11 25 (4.61%) PHP
12 16 (2.95%) Scala
12 16 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.77%) Java 8
14 13 (2.40%) Perl
15 11 (2.03%) Go
16 8 (1.48%) C
16 8 (1.48%) Groovy
17 7 (1.29%) Clojure
18 6 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (21.03%) Security Cleared
2 102 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 85 (15.68%) AWS Certification
4 28 (5.17%) Degree
5 14 (2.58%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.66%) RHCE
7 7 (1.29%) MCSA
7 7 (1.29%) MCSE
7 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.11%) CCA
8 6 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.74%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) CCNA
12 1 (0.18%) CCNP
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.18%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.11%) QA
1 6 (1.11%) SLA
2 3 (0.55%) HIPAA
2 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 222 (40.96%) Docker
2 46 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.83%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.46%) Postfix
5 24 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.66%) XenApp
8 8 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.48%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.11%) LXC
10 6 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.55%) Xen
12 2 (0.37%) Firmware
12 2 (0.37%) HDFS
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 207 (38.19%) Terraform
2 155 (28.60%) Kubernetes
3 128 (23.62%) Ansible
4 109 (20.11%) Puppet
5 62 (11.44%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (5.54%) Packer
7 24 (4.43%) SCCM
8 21 (3.87%) Prometheus
9 16 (2.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 16 (2.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (2.58%) FreeIPA
11 13 (2.40%) Grafana
12 11 (2.03%) HAProxy
13 10 (1.85%) Consul
13 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (1.66%) Istio
14 9 (1.66%) Kibana
15 8 (1.48%) Nagios
16 4 (0.74%) Mesos
16 4 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.64%) Splunk
3 33 (6.09%) Oracle
3 33 (6.09%) VMware
4 20 (3.69%) Google
5 19 (3.51%) Citrix
6 18 (3.32%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.77%) Black Duck
8 11 (2.03%) New Relic
9 10 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.66%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.66%) Ping Identity
11 7 (1.29%) HP
11 7 (1.29%) Ivanti
12 6 (1.11%) Dell
13 5 (0.92%) hybris
13 5 (0.92%) Percona
14 4 (0.74%) EMC
14 4 (0.74%) NetApp
14 4 (0.74%) Veeam