Period
to 1 December 2020

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 December 2020 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 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 344 487
Rank change year-on-year +58 +143 +34
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 254 523 431
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 3.24% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 330 307
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £375 £368 £388
90th Percentile £650 £689 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 6,957 16,124 21,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.27% 21.79% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,515 10,976 15,039
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £318
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 234 229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.45% +8.24%
10th Percentile £14.15 £13.58 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.70 £71.78 £57.36
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.49
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.66% +6.52%

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 December 2020.

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 December 2020. 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 +42 166 £550 -3.08% 43
North of England +84 36 £473 -10.00% 18
South West +102 22 £520 +0.24% 14
North West +41 17 £408 -22.38% 10
North East - 13 £473 - 3
East of England +65 12 £500 +2.56% 8
South East +147 9 £500 -24.53% 6
Yorkshire +48 6 £500 -0.10% 5
West Midlands 0 1 £450 -5.26% 5
Midlands -3 1 £450 -5.26% 8
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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.

1 244 (96.06%) AWS
2 152 (59.84%) Amazon S3
3 142 (55.91%) Terraform
4 141 (55.51%) Amazon EC2
5 131 (51.57%) Python
6 130 (51.18%) Kubernetes
7 126 (49.61%) DevOps
8 124 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (48.43%) Serverless
10 120 (47.24%) Docker
11 118 (46.46%) AWS Lambda
12 98 (38.58%) Finance
13 97 (38.19%) Java
14 94 (37.01%) Web Services
14 94 (37.01%) Amazon SQS
15 82 (32.28%) Software Engineering
16 80 (31.50%) Jenkins
16 80 (31.50%) Amazon ECS
17 76 (29.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 75 (29.53%) AWS CloudFormation
18 75 (29.53%) Asset Management
19 67 (26.38%) Linux
20 66 (25.98%) PostgreSQL
21 64 (25.20%) Deployment Automation
22 62 (24.41%) Front Office
23 58 (22.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 56 (22.05%) Amazon Redshift
25 54 (21.26%) SQL
26 53 (20.87%) Microservices
27 51 (20.08%) JavaScript

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 37 (14.57%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (7.09%) Apache Spark
3 12 (4.72%) Confluence
4 11 (4.33%) Apache
5 10 (3.94%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (3.15%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.97%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.18%) JBoss
8 3 (1.18%) nginx
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) Luigi
10 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 244 (96.06%) AWS
2 152 (59.84%) Amazon S3
3 141 (55.51%) Amazon EC2
4 123 (48.43%) Serverless
5 118 (46.46%) AWS Lambda
6 94 (37.01%) Amazon SQS
7 80 (31.50%) Amazon ECS
8 75 (29.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (22.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 49 (19.29%) OpenShift
11 46 (18.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 43 (16.93%) Route 53
13 39 (15.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 37 (14.57%) Azure
15 33 (12.99%) AWS Step Functions
16 32 (12.60%) Amazon EKS
17 29 (11.42%) GitHub
18 24 (9.45%) AWS CloudTrail
19 21 (8.27%) Amazon ELB
20 19 (7.48%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.51%) DNS
2 7 (2.76%) Network Security
3 4 (1.57%) DHCP
3 4 (1.57%) Firewall
3 4 (1.57%) Skype
3 4 (1.57%) SSH
4 3 (1.18%) HTTP
4 3 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.18%) VPN
5 2 (0.79%) FTP
5 2 (0.79%) SMTP
5 2 (0.79%) SSL
5 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.39%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 66 (25.98%) PostgreSQL
3 56 (22.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 30 (11.81%) Amazon Aurora
4 30 (11.81%) MySQL
5 29 (11.42%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
8 15 (5.91%) Redis
9 13 (5.12%) Big Data
9 13 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (5.12%) SQL Server
10 12 (4.72%) Oracle Database
10 12 (4.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (3.54%) Hadoop
12 8 (3.15%) ArangoDB
12 8 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (2.76%) Amazon Athena
13 7 (2.76%) Data Lake
13 7 (2.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 80 (31.50%) Jenkins
2 43 (16.93%) Git (software)
3 38 (14.96%) Artifactory
4 24 (9.45%) RStudio
5 15 (5.91%) GitLab
6 14 (5.51%) JIRA
7 10 (3.94%) SonarQube
8 9 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.54%) Cypress.io
8 9 (3.54%) Maven
8 9 (3.54%) webpack
9 8 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.36%) JUnit
10 6 (2.36%) Spinnaker
11 5 (1.97%) Mockito
12 4 (1.57%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.57%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.57%) DbUnit
12 4 (1.57%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.57%) jMock
General
1 98 (38.58%) Finance
2 62 (24.41%) Front Office
3 17 (6.69%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.15%) Banking
5 5 (1.97%) Games
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (32.28%) Developer
2 69 (27.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (25.20%) AWS Engineer
4 56 (22.05%) AWS Developer
5 50 (19.69%) AWS DevOps
6 42 (16.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 29 (11.42%) Python Developer
8 28 (11.02%) Python Engineer
9 27 (10.63%) Architect
10 26 (10.24%) Java Developer
10 26 (10.24%) React Developer
11 17 (6.69%) Java Engineer
12 16 (6.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 15 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (5.91%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (5.12%) Lead DevOps
14 13 (5.12%) Node.js Developer
15 12 (4.72%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (37.01%) Web Services
2 50 (19.69%) Node.js
3 37 (14.57%) React
4 29 (11.42%) J2EE
5 28 (11.02%) J2SE
6 26 (10.24%) .NET
7 24 (9.45%) RESTful
8 22 (8.66%) Spring
9 21 (8.27%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (7.48%) Kafka
11 17 (6.69%) Django
12 16 (6.30%) Spring Boot
13 15 (5.91%) REST
14 14 (5.51%) gRPC
15 11 (4.33%) GraphQL
15 11 (4.33%) JSON
16 10 (3.94%) SOAP
17 9 (3.54%) NumPy
17 9 (3.54%) Pandas
17 9 (3.54%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.57%) Fixed Income
2 36 (14.17%) Derivative
2 36 (14.17%) Equities
3 17 (6.69%) User Experience
4 14 (5.51%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.54%) PKI
7 7 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.97%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.97%) Replication
10 4 (1.57%) NHS
11 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.18%) Social Media
12 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.38%) Linux
2 30 (11.81%) Windows
3 10 (3.94%) Unix
4 8 (3.15%) CentOS
4 8 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.76%) Debian
6 5 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.79%) VMS
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.61%) DevOps
2 124 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (32.28%) Software Engineering
4 75 (29.53%) Asset Management
5 64 (25.20%) Deployment Automation
6 53 (20.87%) Microservices
7 39 (15.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 39 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (15.35%) Decision-Making
8 34 (13.39%) Migration
9 30 (11.81%) Infrastructure Automation
10 26 (10.24%) Investment Management
10 26 (10.24%) Scrum
10 26 (10.24%) TDD
11 25 (9.84%) Test Automation
12 19 (7.48%) Data Modelling
13 18 (7.09%) Statistics
14 17 (6.69%) Configuration Management
14 17 (6.69%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 131 (51.57%) Python
2 97 (38.19%) Java
3 54 (21.26%) SQL
4 51 (20.08%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.60%) Bash Shell
6 27 (10.63%) R
6 27 (10.63%) TypeScript
7 23 (9.06%) Scala
8 22 (8.66%) Go
9 17 (6.69%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.51%) Ruby
10 14 (5.51%) Shell Script
11 13 (5.12%) C#
12 9 (3.54%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.76%) Java 8
13 7 (2.76%) PHP
14 6 (2.36%) Perl
15 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.79%) VB
17 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.42%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.66%) AWS Certification
4 21 (8.27%) Degree
5 8 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.15%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.76%) GDPR
2 6 (2.36%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.18%) NCSC
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) NIST
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (47.24%) Docker
2 19 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.18%) Postfix
4 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.39%) etcd
6 1 (0.39%) HDFS
6 1 (0.39%) iptables
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 142 (55.91%) Terraform
2 130 (51.18%) Kubernetes
3 28 (11.02%) Ansible
3 28 (11.02%) Puppet
4 26 (10.24%) Packer
5 17 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (5.12%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.94%) Consul
7 10 (3.94%) Grafana
8 9 (3.54%) Kibana
9 6 (2.36%) PingFederate
9 6 (2.36%) SCCM
9 6 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 4 (1.57%) Foglight
12 3 (1.18%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.18%) SCOM
13 2 (0.79%) logstash
13 2 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.09%) Oracle
3 10 (3.94%) Citrix
4 8 (3.15%) Talend
5 7 (2.76%) MuleSoft
5 7 (2.76%) Zscaler
6 6 (2.36%) Splunk
7 5 (1.97%) Informatica
7 5 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.97%) SAP
8 4 (1.57%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.18%) Databricks
9 3 (1.18%) HP
9 3 (1.18%) VirtaMove
9 3 (1.18%) VMware
10 2 (0.79%) IBM
10 2 (0.79%) McAfee
10 2 (0.79%) Xerox