Period
to 21 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 599 742
Rank change year-on-year +99 +143 +38
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 352 221 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 1.10% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 156 64
England median daily rate £525 £519 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +15.28% +12.50%
10th Percentile £382 £400 £313
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £516 £450
% change year-on-year +1.69% +14.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 19,958 20,124 22,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.95% 22.56% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,047 13,551 15,394
England median daily rate £473 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £632 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 266 396
England median hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £15.19 £9.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £58.38 £46.88 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £30.63 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -6.67% +9.09%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +6 231 £525 - 70
Midlands +42 38 £550 +22.22% 12
West Midlands +44 31 £500 +11.11% 7
South West +29 29 £488 -2.50% 13
South East +2 29 £453 +0.56% 4
North of England +45 15 £363 -27.50% 14
North West +11 14 £375 -34.78% 7
East of England -3 9 £550 -4.35% 9
East Midlands +5 4 £550 +37.50% 5
North East - 1 £115 - 1
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 347 (98.58%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (67.33%) Amazon EC2
3 213 (60.51%) DevOps
4 197 (55.97%) Linux
5 188 (53.41%) Amazon S3
6 172 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (47.16%) Jenkins
8 164 (46.59%) Docker
9 154 (43.75%) Ansible
9 154 (43.75%) Configuration Management
10 153 (43.47%) Python
11 152 (43.18%) Terraform
12 136 (38.64%) Puppet
13 130 (36.93%) Git (software)
14 125 (35.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 124 (35.23%) Java
16 119 (33.81%) Route 53
17 115 (32.67%) Amazon ELB
18 92 (26.14%) Bash Shell
19 88 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
19 88 (25.00%) Serverless
20 84 (23.86%) Opscode Chef
21 78 (22.16%) JIRA
22 77 (21.88%) Security Cleared
22 77 (21.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 74 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
24 72 (20.45%) SQL
24 72 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
25 66 (18.75%) Kubernetes
26 65 (18.47%) SC Cleared

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 64 (18.18%) Confluence
2 53 (15.06%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (13.92%) Apache
4 47 (13.35%) Tomcat
5 32 (9.09%) nginx
6 21 (5.97%) Apache Spark
7 13 (3.69%) JBoss
7 13 (3.69%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.56%) Jetty
9 7 (1.99%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (1.99%) IIS
10 6 (1.70%) SAS
10 6 (1.70%) WildFly
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle Beehive
12 4 (1.14%) Mongrel
13 3 (0.85%) CMS
13 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 347 (98.58%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (67.33%) Amazon EC2
3 188 (53.41%) Amazon S3
4 125 (35.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 119 (33.81%) Route 53
6 115 (32.67%) Amazon ELB
7 88 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
7 88 (25.00%) Serverless
8 77 (21.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 72 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 60 (17.05%) GitHub
11 44 (12.50%) CloudFront
12 35 (9.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 33 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (5.97%) Amazon Kinesis
16 18 (5.11%) Amazon EMR
17 16 (4.55%) SaaS
18 15 (4.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 14 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.33%) DNS
2 58 (16.48%) TCP/IP
3 49 (13.92%) HTTP
4 38 (10.80%) Firewall
5 25 (7.10%) OpenLDAP
6 18 (5.11%) OpenVPN
6 18 (5.11%) SSH
7 13 (3.69%) VPN
8 10 (2.84%) SSL
9 9 (2.56%) ICMP
10 6 (1.70%) DHCP
11 5 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.42%) SAN
12 4 (1.14%) DSL
12 4 (1.14%) FTP
12 4 (1.14%) Internet
12 4 (1.14%) IPsec
12 4 (1.14%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.85%) NAS
13 3 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.05%) MySQL
2 59 (16.76%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (14.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 48 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 38 (10.80%) NoSQL
6 36 (10.23%) Relational Database
7 33 (9.38%) Hadoop
8 30 (8.52%) MongoDB
9 29 (8.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 24 (6.82%) HBase
11 20 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (5.68%) Power BI
12 14 (3.98%) RDBMS
13 13 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (3.13%) Big Data
15 10 (2.84%) Apache Hive
15 10 (2.84%) BigQuery
16 8 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
16 8 (2.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 166 (47.16%) Jenkins
2 130 (36.93%) Git (software)
3 78 (22.16%) JIRA
4 60 (17.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 43 (12.22%) Artifactory
6 37 (10.51%) Maven
7 27 (7.67%) Bitbucket
8 23 (6.53%) Liquibase
9 22 (6.25%) JUnit
10 20 (5.68%) SonarQube
11 19 (5.40%) Ant
12 14 (3.98%) Cucumber
13 13 (3.69%) GitLab
13 13 (3.69%) Subversion
14 11 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (2.56%) TeamCity
16 8 (2.27%) IntelliJ
16 8 (2.27%) NUnit
16 8 (2.27%) Vagrant
17 6 (1.70%) Selenium
General
1 30 (8.52%) Finance
2 8 (2.27%) Front Office
3 7 (1.99%) Publishing
3 7 (1.99%) Retail
4 5 (1.42%) Marketing
5 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.85%) Automotive
6 3 (0.85%) Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Billing
7 2 (0.57%) Electronics
7 2 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (47.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (25.28%) AWS Engineer
3 85 (24.15%) AWS DevOps
4 70 (19.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 64 (18.18%) Developer
6 35 (9.94%) Architect
7 25 (7.10%) AWS Developer
8 20 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 18 (5.11%) AWS Architect
9 18 (5.11%) Consultant
10 14 (3.98%) DevOps Architect
10 14 (3.98%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (3.41%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.41%) WebOps Engineer
12 11 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (2.84%) Data Engineer
13 10 (2.84%) DevOps Consultant
13 10 (2.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.90%) Node.js
2 56 (15.91%) Elastic Stack
3 55 (15.63%) Web Services
4 39 (11.08%) REST
5 31 (8.81%) JSON
6 21 (5.97%) .NET
6 21 (5.97%) YAML
7 18 (5.11%) MCollective
7 18 (5.11%) Spring
8 16 (4.55%) jQuery
9 15 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
9 15 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (3.98%) Kafka
11 13 (3.69%) Sensu
12 12 (3.41%) CSS
12 12 (3.41%) HTML
12 12 (3.41%) LAMP
13 11 (3.13%) J2EE
13 11 (3.13%) React
13 11 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.52%) Linux Command Line
2 23 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.97%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.13%) Fintech
5 9 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 9 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.14%) Clustering
7 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.14%) PKI
8 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) Replication
9 2 (0.57%) RIA
9 2 (0.57%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.57%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.28%) Online Games
10 1 (0.28%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 197 (55.97%) Linux
2 44 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (10.80%) Windows
4 36 (10.23%) CentOS
5 34 (9.66%) Unix
6 31 (8.81%) Windows Server
7 27 (7.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.27%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.99%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.70%) Debian
11 3 (0.85%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.85%) VMS
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (60.51%) DevOps
2 172 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 74 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (14.20%) Scrum
6 46 (13.07%) Migration
6 46 (13.07%) Open Source
7 43 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 38 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (10.80%) Coaching
9 37 (10.51%) Test Automation
10 33 (9.38%) Load Balancing
11 26 (7.39%) ETL
11 26 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 25 (7.10%) Build Automation
13 24 (6.82%) Analytics
14 23 (6.53%) Microservices
14 23 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (5.97%) Auto-Scaling
16 20 (5.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (43.47%) Python
2 124 (35.23%) Java
3 92 (26.14%) Bash Shell
4 72 (20.45%) SQL
5 53 (15.06%) Ruby
6 37 (10.51%) JavaScript
7 22 (6.25%) Groovy
8 19 (5.40%) PHP
9 18 (5.11%) Go
10 16 (4.55%) Perl
11 15 (4.26%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.41%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.13%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.27%) Bourne shell
14 8 (2.27%) Korn
15 6 (1.70%) C#
15 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.70%) R
15 6 (1.70%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 77 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 65 (18.47%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.68%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.27%) Degree
5 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.14%) MCSA
8 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.57%) RHCE
10 1 (0.28%) CCA
10 1 (0.28%) CCNA
10 1 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCITP
10 1 (0.28%) MCSE
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 164 (46.59%) Docker
2 30 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (6.53%) Squid
5 18 (5.11%) Postfix
5 18 (5.11%) vCloud
6 10 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (2.27%) HDFS
8 6 (1.70%) Xen
9 5 (1.42%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.57%) Firmware
13 1 (0.28%) BIND 9
13 1 (0.28%) KVM
13 1 (0.28%) NFS
13 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.28%) XenApp
13 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 154 (43.75%) Ansible
2 152 (43.18%) Terraform
3 136 (38.64%) Puppet
4 84 (23.86%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (18.75%) Kubernetes
6 39 (11.08%) Kibana
6 39 (11.08%) logstash
7 31 (8.81%) ZABBIX
8 23 (6.53%) Sysdig
9 22 (6.25%) WSUS
10 19 (5.40%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (5.11%) Packer
11 18 (5.11%) Rancher
11 18 (5.11%) Rsyslog
12 14 (3.98%) Consul
13 12 (3.41%) StatsD
14 11 (3.13%) collectd
14 11 (3.13%) Salt
15 10 (2.84%) Nagios
16 9 (2.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 35 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.66%) Oracle
3 33 (9.38%) VMware
4 30 (8.52%) Atlassian
5 22 (6.25%) Sonatype
6 17 (4.83%) Google
7 15 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.98%) SaltStack
9 12 (3.41%) Splunk
10 9 (2.56%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.70%) New Relic
13 5 (1.42%) ForgeRock
13 5 (1.42%) Tableau
14 4 (1.14%) Talend
15 3 (0.85%) Assembla
15 3 (0.85%) Cloudera
15 3 (0.85%) Remedy
15 3 (0.85%) SAP
15 3 (0.85%) ServiceNow