Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 463 645
Rank change year-on-year +151 +182 +47
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 702 417 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 2.00% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 275 112
England median daily rate £500 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £356 £375
90th Percentile £663 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £530 £500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
England median hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.94% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

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 18,650 20,851 19,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.40% 22.67% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,925 14,633 12,829
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 219 239
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.27 £14.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.31 £54.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% +5.26%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +133 451 £525 -4.55% 31
South West +23 64 £525 -4.23% 3
North of England +57 61 £425 -6.08% 6
Midlands +47 55 £450 -5.26% 7
South East -2 50 £488 +50.00% 2
West Midlands +17 39 £463 -2.63% 6
North West +42 35 £425 -2.02% 3
Yorkshire +37 21 £425 -11.92% 2
East of England -12 20 £425 -10.53%
East Midlands - 8 £380 - 1
North East +28 5 £413 -28.26% 1
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 678 (96.58%) Amazon AWS
2 462 (65.81%) Amazon EC2
3 417 (59.40%) DevOps
4 415 (59.12%) Amazon S3
5 329 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
6 322 (45.87%) Docker
7 318 (45.30%) Terraform
8 316 (45.01%) Java
9 294 (41.88%) AWS Lambda
9 294 (41.88%) Serverless
10 272 (38.75%) Kubernetes
11 266 (37.89%) Python
12 246 (35.04%) Linux
13 242 (34.47%) Amazon SQS
14 241 (34.33%) Web Services
15 233 (33.19%) Jenkins
16 229 (32.62%) AWS CloudFormation
17 222 (31.62%) Finance
18 205 (29.20%) Ansible
19 171 (24.36%) Amazon Redshift
20 169 (24.07%) Software Engineering
21 164 (23.36%) Git (software)
22 156 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
23 148 (21.08%) SQL
24 145 (20.66%) Asset Management
25 139 (19.80%) Open Source
26 134 (19.09%) Amazon ECS
27 132 (18.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
28 130 (18.52%) Microservices
29 126 (17.95%) Artifactory

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 68 (9.69%) Apache
2 57 (8.12%) Confluence
3 39 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (4.42%) Apache Spark
5 25 (3.56%) IIS
6 14 (1.99%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (1.99%) Luigi
6 14 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.57%) nginx
10 8 (1.14%) GeoServer
10 8 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.00%) CMS
11 7 (1.00%) Mendix
11 7 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.57%) Moodle
14 3 (0.43%) Drupal
14 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 678 (96.58%) Amazon AWS
2 462 (65.81%) Amazon EC2
3 415 (59.12%) Amazon S3
4 294 (41.88%) AWS Lambda
4 294 (41.88%) Serverless
5 242 (34.47%) Amazon SQS
6 229 (32.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 134 (19.09%) Amazon ECS
8 132 (18.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 122 (17.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 106 (15.10%) OpenShift
10 106 (15.10%) Route 53
11 104 (14.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 100 (14.25%) Amazon ELB
13 73 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
14 59 (8.40%) CloudFront
15 50 (7.12%) Amazon EMR
15 50 (7.12%) Amazon Kinesis
16 45 (6.41%) AWS CloudTrail
17 44 (6.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.85%) VPN
2 26 (3.70%) DNS
3 25 (3.56%) Firewall
3 25 (3.56%) OpenVPN
4 21 (2.99%) Internet
5 16 (2.28%) HTTP
6 14 (1.99%) MQTT
6 14 (1.99%) Network Security
7 12 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.14%) MPLS
8 8 (1.14%) SSH
9 7 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.00%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.71%) WAN
11 4 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.43%) DHCP
12 3 (0.43%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.28%) LAN
13 2 (0.28%) SMTP
14 1 (0.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (24.36%) Amazon Redshift
2 115 (16.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 109 (15.53%) MySQL
4 97 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (9.83%) SQL Server
6 60 (8.55%) Big Data
7 53 (7.55%) Hadoop
8 49 (6.98%) Relational Database
9 42 (5.98%) NoSQL
10 40 (5.70%) Amazon Aurora
11 34 (4.84%) Redis
12 30 (4.27%) Amazon Athena
13 24 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (3.28%) RDBMS
15 22 (3.13%) Oracle Database
16 15 (2.14%) MongoDB
17 13 (1.85%) Azkaban
18 10 (1.42%) Apache Hive
19 8 (1.14%) Data Lake
20 7 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 233 (33.19%) Jenkins
2 164 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 126 (17.95%) Artifactory
4 97 (13.82%) JIRA
5 69 (9.83%) RStudio
6 68 (9.69%) GitLab
7 51 (7.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 45 (6.41%) JUnit
8 45 (6.41%) SonarQube
9 40 (5.70%) Bitbucket
10 31 (4.42%) Maven
11 29 (4.13%) Travis CI
12 23 (3.28%) Mockito
13 21 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.56%) DbUnit
14 18 (2.56%) jMock
15 11 (1.57%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.00%) CircleCI
16 7 (1.00%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 222 (31.62%) Finance
2 73 (10.40%) Front Office
3 29 (4.13%) Retail
4 27 (3.85%) Banking
5 10 (1.42%) Games
6 7 (1.00%) Billing
6 7 (1.00%) Marketing
6 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.71%) Publishing
9 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 263 (37.46%) Developer
2 175 (24.93%) AWS Engineer
3 166 (23.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 154 (21.94%) AWS Developer
5 117 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
6 112 (15.95%) Java Developer
7 81 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 62 (8.83%) Architect
9 58 (8.26%) Senior Developer
10 57 (8.12%) Angular Developer
11 49 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 45 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
13 44 (6.27%) Java Software Developer
14 43 (6.13%) UI Developer
15 41 (5.84%) Senior DevOps
16 39 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
16 39 (5.56%) Lead Developer
17 38 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
17 38 (5.41%) Software Engineer
17 38 (5.41%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (34.33%) Web Services
2 119 (16.95%) J2EE
3 83 (11.82%) REST
4 78 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 68 (9.69%) Kafka
6 66 (9.40%) SOAP
7 65 (9.26%) Node.js
8 54 (7.69%) JSON
9 50 (7.12%) React
10 47 (6.70%) Spring
11 46 (6.55%) J2SE
12 44 (6.27%) XML
13 43 (6.13%) RESTful
14 37 (5.27%) HTML
15 35 (4.99%) .NET
15 35 (4.99%) CSS
16 32 (4.56%) Spring Boot
17 31 (4.42%) Vue.js
18 25 (3.56%) JMS
18 25 (3.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.97%) Fixed Income
2 33 (4.70%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.28%) Cloud Native
6 20 (2.85%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.85%) Public Cloud
7 19 (2.71%) NHS
8 17 (2.42%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
9 12 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.57%) PKI
11 10 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.14%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.85%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.71%) User Experience
16 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 246 (35.04%) Linux
2 83 (11.82%) Windows
3 73 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (8.83%) Unix
5 24 (3.42%) CentOS
6 23 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.57%) Fedora
9 9 (1.28%) Debian
10 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.57%) Android
11 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (59.40%) DevOps
2 329 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 156 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 145 (20.66%) Asset Management
6 139 (19.80%) Open Source
7 130 (18.52%) Microservices
8 111 (15.81%) Scrum
9 110 (15.67%) Migration
10 89 (12.68%) Configuration Management
11 82 (11.68%) TDD
12 72 (10.26%) Decision-Making
13 68 (9.69%) Deployment Automation
14 59 (8.40%) Infrastructure as Code
15 57 (8.12%) Release Management
16 54 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
17 46 (6.55%) Front End Development
17 46 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
18 43 (6.13%) BDD
19 41 (5.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 316 (45.01%) Java
2 266 (37.89%) Python
3 148 (21.08%) SQL
4 103 (14.67%) Bash Shell
5 96 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 47 (6.70%) Java 8
7 39 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 35 (4.99%) C#
9 28 (3.99%) Scala
10 24 (3.42%) PHP
11 20 (2.85%) Ruby
12 17 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.42%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.42%) ES6
13 10 (1.42%) Go
13 10 (1.42%) Perl
14 7 (1.00%) C++
15 6 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.43%) Groovy
16 3 (0.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 104 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 89 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 75 (10.68%) AWS Certification
4 38 (5.41%) Degree
5 21 (2.99%) RHCE
6 15 (2.14%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.57%) CISM
9 4 (0.57%) CISSP
9 4 (0.57%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.43%) MCSE
10 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.28%) MCP
11 2 (0.28%) MCSA
11 2 (0.28%) OCA
11 2 (0.28%) OCAJ
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.57%) QA
3 6 (0.85%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) PMO
5 3 (0.43%) GDPR
6 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 322 (45.87%) Docker
2 34 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.56%) Postfix
4 16 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.57%) Apache Flume
6 7 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.85%) LXC
7 6 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.43%) HDFS
10 3 (0.43%) Squid
11 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.14%) Xen
12 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 318 (45.30%) Terraform
2 272 (38.75%) Kubernetes
3 205 (29.20%) Ansible
4 122 (17.38%) Puppet
5 79 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (3.56%) FreeIPA
6 25 (3.56%) Grafana
6 25 (3.56%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.85%) SCCM
8 10 (1.42%) Mesos
8 10 (1.42%) Packer
9 9 (1.28%) logstash
10 8 (1.14%) Nagios
11 6 (0.85%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.85%) Kibana
11 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.71%) Consul
12 5 (0.71%) Marathon
12 5 (0.71%) Nessus
12 5 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (11.82%) Oracle
2 50 (7.12%) Splunk
3 48 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 44 (6.27%) Atlassian
5 43 (6.13%) Red Hat
6 27 (3.85%) Black Duck
7 21 (2.99%) Cloudera
8 16 (2.28%) Qualys
9 12 (1.71%) Google
10 9 (1.28%) New Relic
11 8 (1.14%) Citrix
11 8 (1.14%) VMware
12 6 (0.85%) Ping Identity
12 6 (0.85%) Tableau
13 5 (0.71%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.71%) Mercator
13 5 (0.71%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.57%) Cisco
14 4 (0.57%) HP
14 4 (0.57%) SAP