Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 335 420
Rank change year-on-year +48 +85 +101
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 335 426 511
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.71% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.10% 3.28% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 313 318
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -2.10%
10th Percentile £401 £425 £388
90th Percentile £688 £750 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 8,165 12,972 20,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.12% 21.59% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,664 8,941 14,429
Median daily rate £493 £488 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.03% +0.52% +2.11%
10th Percentile £313 £323 £325
90th Percentile £668 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 180 209
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.80 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.09% -14.01% -7.69%
10th Percentile £13.39 £13.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £61.65 £65.26 £56.10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.60 £28.00
% change year-on-year +1.58% -8.59% -13.85%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +37 244 £525 -4.55% 51
North of England +65 30 £500 -13.04% 28
South West +71 21 £515 -1.90% 10
North West +38 16 £500 -9.09% 17
Yorkshire +45 9 £500 -4.76% 6
East of England +44 9 £450 -20.00% 12
Midlands 0 9 £325 -31.58% 10
South East +87 8 £588 +23.68% 14
West Midlands -7 7 £363 -23.68% 6
North East +25 5 £400 -55.56% 5
East Midlands +26 2 £313 -18.83% 4
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 323 (96.42%) AWS
2 209 (62.39%) Amazon S3
3 181 (54.03%) Terraform
4 179 (53.43%) Serverless
5 172 (51.34%) AWS Lambda
6 170 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (49.55%) Kubernetes
8 163 (48.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 138 (41.19%) Amazon SQS
9 138 (41.19%) Node.js
10 136 (40.60%) Docker
11 135 (40.30%) Finance
12 132 (39.40%) JavaScript
13 127 (37.91%) React
14 125 (37.31%) Web Services
15 122 (36.42%) Python
16 119 (35.52%) Software Engineering
17 116 (34.63%) AWS Step Functions
18 115 (34.33%) Asset Management
19 113 (33.73%) TypeScript
20 111 (33.13%) Front Office
21 105 (31.34%) Investment Management
22 102 (30.45%) DevOps
23 98 (29.25%) Amazon EC2
24 82 (24.48%) SQL
25 64 (19.10%) PostgreSQL
26 61 (18.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
27 48 (14.33%) Java
28 47 (14.03%) Amazon Redshift
29 45 (13.43%) AWS CloudFormation

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 34 (10.15%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (7.16%) Apache Spark
3 19 (5.67%) Apache
3 19 (5.67%) Confluence
4 12 (3.58%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (2.69%) SAS
6 6 (1.79%) nginx
7 4 (1.19%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.60%) Luigi
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.60%) WordPress
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 323 (96.42%) AWS
2 209 (62.39%) Amazon S3
3 179 (53.43%) Serverless
4 172 (51.34%) AWS Lambda
5 138 (41.19%) Amazon SQS
6 116 (34.63%) AWS Step Functions
7 98 (29.25%) Amazon EC2
8 61 (18.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 45 (13.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 44 (13.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 41 (12.24%) Amazon ECS
12 36 (10.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 34 (10.15%) Azure
14 28 (8.36%) Route 53
15 27 (8.06%) Amazon EKS
16 26 (7.76%) Amazon EMR
17 25 (7.46%) Amazon ELB
18 21 (6.27%) GitHub
19 19 (5.67%) Amazon Kinesis
19 19 (5.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) DNS
2 7 (2.09%) Network Security
3 6 (1.79%) Firewall
3 6 (1.79%) VPN
4 3 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.90%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.90%) SMTP
4 3 (0.90%) SSH
4 3 (0.90%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.60%) FTP
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) DSL
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) MPLS
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (48.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 64 (19.10%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (14.03%) Amazon Redshift
4 41 (12.24%) MySQL
5 29 (8.66%) NoSQL
5 29 (8.66%) SQL Server
6 27 (8.06%) Amazon Athena
7 26 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (7.46%) Amazon Aurora
9 24 (7.16%) Relational Database
10 22 (6.57%) Big Data
11 20 (5.97%) Hadoop
12 17 (5.07%) Tableau
13 12 (3.58%) Redis
14 11 (3.28%) MongoDB
15 10 (2.99%) Looker
16 9 (2.69%) Data Lake
17 7 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database
18 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (10.75%) Jenkins
2 35 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.06%) JIRA
4 9 (2.69%) Cypress.io
4 9 (2.69%) webpack
5 8 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.09%) GitLab
6 7 (2.09%) SonarQube
7 6 (1.79%) Maven
8 5 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.19%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.19%) Sublime Text
10 3 (0.90%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.90%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (0.90%) JUnit
10 3 (0.90%) Mockito
11 2 (0.60%) CA Release Automation
11 2 (0.60%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.60%) jMock
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 135 (40.30%) Finance
2 111 (33.13%) Front Office
3 14 (4.18%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.60%) Games
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (45.07%) Developer
2 122 (36.42%) AWS Developer
3 110 (32.84%) React Developer
4 62 (18.51%) Full Stack Developer
5 58 (17.31%) AWS Engineer
6 56 (16.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 56 (16.72%) Node.js Developer
7 49 (14.63%) Data Engineer
8 40 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 33 (9.85%) Python Engineer
10 22 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (6.27%) Python Developer
12 19 (5.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 17 (5.07%) Architect
13 17 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (4.48%) DBA
15 11 (3.28%) Analyst
16 9 (2.69%) Data Analyst
16 9 (2.69%) Platform Engineer
16 9 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (41.19%) Node.js
2 127 (37.91%) React
3 125 (37.31%) Web Services
4 35 (10.45%) Kafka
5 16 (4.78%) Celery
6 13 (3.88%) .NET
7 12 (3.58%) JSON
7 12 (3.58%) RESTful
8 11 (3.28%) Spring
9 10 (2.99%) Django
9 10 (2.99%) HTML
9 10 (2.99%) Spring Boot
10 9 (2.69%) CSS
10 9 (2.69%) gRPC
10 9 (2.69%) NumPy
10 9 (2.69%) Pandas
10 9 (2.69%) Redux
11 8 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (2.09%) REST
12 7 (2.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.27%) User Experience
3 8 (2.39%) Replication
4 7 (2.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.49%) NHS
6 5 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) CMDB
10 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.43%) Linux
2 21 (6.27%) Windows
3 5 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.19%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.90%) Unix
6 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (35.52%) Software Engineering
3 115 (34.33%) Asset Management
4 105 (31.34%) Investment Management
5 102 (30.45%) DevOps
6 37 (11.04%) Analytics
7 34 (10.15%) Migration
8 32 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (9.55%) Data Modelling
8 32 (9.55%) Microservices
9 26 (7.76%) Test Automation
10 24 (7.16%) TDD
11 20 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (5.97%) Data Science
11 20 (5.97%) ETL
12 19 (5.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 18 (5.37%) Infrastructure as Code
14 17 (5.07%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (5.07%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (39.40%) JavaScript
2 122 (36.42%) Python
3 113 (33.73%) TypeScript
4 82 (24.48%) SQL
5 48 (14.33%) Java
6 19 (5.67%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.07%) C
7 17 (5.07%) Scala
8 10 (2.99%) Go
8 10 (2.99%) PHP
9 9 (2.69%) Kotlin
9 9 (2.69%) R
10 8 (2.39%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.39%) Ruby
10 8 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.90%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.90%) C#
11 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.60%) C++
12 2 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.97%) AWS Certification
4 16 (4.78%) Degree
5 6 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.60%) MCITP
7 2 (0.60%) MCSE
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) CCA
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.28%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) GDPR
3 3 (0.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 136 (40.60%) Docker
2 10 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.19%) HDFS
3 4 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) Postfix
5 2 (0.60%) XenApp
5 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.30%) etcd
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.30%) iptables
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 181 (54.03%) Terraform
2 166 (49.55%) Kubernetes
3 31 (9.25%) Ansible
4 24 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (6.87%) Puppet
6 7 (2.09%) Kibana
7 5 (1.49%) Packer
8 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.19%) Foglight
8 4 (1.19%) Istio
9 3 (0.90%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.90%) logstash
9 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.90%) Nagios
9 3 (0.90%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.60%) Grafana
10 2 (0.60%) Salt
10 2 (0.60%) SCCM
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (6.57%) Microsoft
1 22 (6.57%) Oracle
2 11 (3.28%) Citrix
3 10 (2.99%) Informatica
4 8 (2.39%) Talend
5 5 (1.49%) Adobe
5 5 (1.49%) VMware
6 4 (1.19%) Teradata
7 3 (0.90%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.90%) Brightcove
7 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.90%) Vertica
7 3 (0.90%) VirtaMove
8 2 (0.60%) Databricks
8 2 (0.60%) IBM
8 2 (0.60%) Lotus
8 2 (0.60%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.60%) New Relic
8 2 (0.60%) Xerox
8 2 (0.60%) Zerto