Period
to 24 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 241 371
Rank change year-on-year +33 +130 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 236 281 268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.00% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.15% 4.11% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 207 185
Median daily rate £525 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +8.49%
10th Percentile £463 £440 £418
90th Percentile £713 £765 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,579 6,837 10,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.36% 24.26% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,249 4,979 7,897
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £484 £485
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.21% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £24.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% +42.57% -9.61%
10th Percentile £20.70 £18.70 £16.64
90th Percentile £68.00 £64.10 £47.50
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% -16.67% -5.23%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS in London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon RDS in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS in London.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Central London +73 23 £538 -4.44% 17
South London +43 13 £575 +15.00% 2
West London +42 3 - - 4
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 235 (99.58%) AWS
2 164 (69.49%) Amazon S3
3 142 (60.17%) Serverless
4 140 (59.32%) AWS Lambda
5 139 (58.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 138 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (57.63%) Kubernetes
8 132 (55.93%) Terraform
9 128 (54.24%) Finance
10 123 (52.12%) Node.js
11 118 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
12 117 (49.58%) React
13 116 (49.15%) JavaScript
14 114 (48.31%) Docker
15 111 (47.03%) Software Engineering
16 110 (46.61%) Web Services
17 108 (45.76%) Asset Management
17 108 (45.76%) AWS Step Functions
18 104 (44.07%) TypeScript
18 104 (44.07%) Front Office
19 98 (41.53%) Investment Management
20 81 (34.32%) Python
21 64 (27.12%) Amazon EC2
22 59 (25.00%) SQL
22 59 (25.00%) DevOps
23 36 (15.25%) Amazon Redshift
24 33 (13.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
25 32 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
25 32 (13.56%) Kafka
26 31 (13.14%) Analytics

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (9.75%) Apache Spark
2 17 (7.20%) Apache
2 17 (7.20%) Confluence
3 15 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.24%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (3.81%) SAS
6 3 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 235 (99.58%) AWS
2 164 (69.49%) Amazon S3
3 142 (60.17%) Serverless
4 140 (59.32%) AWS Lambda
5 118 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
6 108 (45.76%) AWS Step Functions
7 64 (27.12%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (13.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 28 (11.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 27 (11.44%) Amazon ECS
11 25 (10.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (10.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (9.75%) Amazon EMR
14 18 (7.63%) Amazon Glacier
14 18 (7.63%) Route 53
15 15 (6.36%) Amazon EKS
15 15 (6.36%) Amazon Kinesis
16 14 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (5.51%) AWS CodeCommit
18 12 (5.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) DNS
1 6 (2.54%) Network Security
2 3 (1.27%) DHCP
2 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.27%) SMTP
3 2 (0.85%) FTP
3 2 (0.85%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) Skype
3 2 (0.85%) SSH
3 2 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (58.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 36 (15.25%) Amazon Redshift
3 32 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (12.71%) MySQL
5 24 (10.17%) Amazon Athena
6 23 (9.75%) NoSQL
7 21 (8.90%) Relational Database
8 20 (8.47%) Amazon Aurora
9 19 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (8.05%) SQL Server
10 18 (7.63%) Big Data
11 17 (7.20%) Tableau
12 16 (6.78%) Hadoop
13 10 (4.24%) Looker
13 10 (4.24%) Redis
14 7 (2.97%) Data Lake
14 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
15 6 (2.54%) PowerCenter
16 5 (2.12%) Apache Hive
16 5 (2.12%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 23 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.32%) JIRA
3 20 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.81%) Cypress.io
4 9 (3.81%) webpack
5 7 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.27%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.27%) Maven
6 3 (1.27%) Sublime Text
7 2 (0.85%) GitLab
7 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.42%) ERwin
8 1 (0.42%) GoCD
8 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.42%) Mocha
8 1 (0.42%) RSpec
8 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 128 (54.24%) Finance
2 104 (44.07%) Front Office
3 5 (2.12%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (47.46%) Developer
2 105 (44.49%) AWS Developer
3 101 (42.80%) React Developer
4 53 (22.46%) Full Stack Developer
5 50 (21.19%) JavaScript Developer
5 50 (21.19%) Node.js Developer
6 41 (17.37%) Data Engineer
7 40 (16.95%) AWS Engineer
8 31 (13.14%) Python Engineer
9 26 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.51%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (5.08%) DBA
12 11 (4.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Analyst
14 9 (3.81%) Architect
14 9 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) Data Analyst
15 6 (2.54%) Platform Engineer
15 6 (2.54%) Software Engineer
16 5 (2.12%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (52.12%) Node.js
2 117 (49.58%) React
3 110 (46.61%) Web Services
4 32 (13.56%) Kafka
5 15 (6.36%) Celery
6 12 (5.08%) .NET
7 9 (3.81%) gRPC
7 9 (3.81%) NumPy
7 9 (3.81%) Pandas
7 9 (3.81%) Redux
7 9 (3.81%) RESTful
8 7 (2.97%) HTML
9 6 (2.54%) CSS
9 6 (2.54%) GraphQL
9 6 (2.54%) PySpark
10 5 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.12%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (2.12%) JSON
11 4 (1.69%) .NET Core
11 4 (1.69%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.47%) User Experience
3 5 (2.12%) Replication
4 3 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) CMDB
6 1 (0.42%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.75%) Linux
2 4 (1.69%) Windows
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon Linux
3 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (47.03%) Software Engineering
3 108 (45.76%) Asset Management
4 98 (41.53%) Investment Management
5 59 (25.00%) DevOps
6 31 (13.14%) Analytics
7 30 (12.71%) Data Modelling
8 27 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.05%) Data Science
10 16 (6.78%) Microservices
10 16 (6.78%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.36%) ETL
11 15 (6.36%) Migration
12 14 (5.93%) Integration Testing
12 14 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (5.93%) Statistics
12 14 (5.93%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.93%) Translating Business Requirements
13 13 (5.51%) Insurtech
13 13 (5.51%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 116 (49.15%) JavaScript
2 104 (44.07%) TypeScript
3 81 (34.32%) Python
4 59 (25.00%) SQL
5 19 (8.05%) Java
6 15 (6.36%) C
7 13 (5.51%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.81%) Kotlin
8 9 (3.81%) R
9 5 (2.12%) Ruby
9 5 (2.12%) Scala
10 4 (1.69%) C#
11 3 (1.27%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.27%) PHP
12 2 (0.85%) Go
12 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (5.93%) AWS Certification
1 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) Degree
4 4 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 114 (48.31%) Docker
2 4 (1.69%) HDFS
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) etcd
4 1 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 136 (57.63%) Kubernetes
2 132 (55.93%) Terraform
3 21 (8.90%) Ansible
4 18 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (7.63%) Puppet
5 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.69%) Foglight
5 4 (1.69%) Kibana
6 2 (0.85%) Istio
6 2 (0.85%) Nagios
6 2 (0.85%) Packer
7 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.42%) logstash
7 1 (0.42%) Salt
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (5.08%) Oracle
2 10 (4.24%) Informatica
2 10 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.97%) Talend
4 5 (2.12%) Adobe
5 4 (1.69%) Teradata
6 3 (1.27%) Brightcove
6 3 (1.27%) Vertica
6 3 (1.27%) VirtaMove
7 2 (0.85%) Databricks
8 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.42%) CA
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix
8 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.42%) Lotus
8 1 (0.42%) Netezza
8 1 (0.42%) New Relic
8 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Zerto