Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 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)
England > London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 238 378
Rank change year-on-year +23 +140 +111
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 164 439 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.09% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.36% 4.44% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 210 204
Median daily rate £550 £544 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% -5.43% +10.84%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.50% +30.69%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +62.50% +30.69%

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 3,763 9,887 11,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.73% 24.56% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,541 7,197 8,725
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £363 £358
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 73
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% +1.25%
10th Percentile £20.28 £15.80 £19.60
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.50 £47.47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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
Central London +83 17 £525 -4.55% 7
South London +30 5 £625 +13.64%
East London +39 2 £550 +10.00% 1
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 159 (96.95%) AWS
2 116 (70.73%) Amazon EC2
3 111 (67.68%) Python
4 107 (65.24%) Finance
5 102 (62.20%) Serverless
6 97 (59.15%) Web Services
6 97 (59.15%) Amazon S3
7 95 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (57.93%) AWS Lambda
8 92 (56.10%) Software Engineering
9 91 (55.49%) DevOps
10 89 (54.27%) Asset Management
11 88 (53.66%) Java
12 83 (50.61%) Kubernetes
13 82 (50.00%) Docker
14 81 (49.39%) Terraform
15 73 (44.51%) Fixed Income
16 72 (43.90%) Front Office
17 71 (43.29%) Amazon Redshift
17 71 (43.29%) AWS CloudFormation
18 65 (39.63%) Jenkins
18 65 (39.63%) Amazon ECS
19 64 (39.02%) Amazon SQS
20 62 (37.80%) Decision-Making
21 60 (36.59%) Derivative
22 59 (35.98%) R
22 59 (35.98%) Equities
22 59 (35.98%) Deployment Automation
22 59 (35.98%) Artifactory
22 59 (35.98%) OpenShift

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 13 (7.93%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.27%) Jupyter
3 6 (3.66%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.66%) Confluence
4 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Luigi
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 159 (96.95%) AWS
2 116 (70.73%) Amazon EC2
3 102 (62.20%) Serverless
4 97 (59.15%) Amazon S3
5 95 (57.93%) AWS Lambda
6 71 (43.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (39.63%) Amazon ECS
8 64 (39.02%) Amazon SQS
9 59 (35.98%) OpenShift
10 21 (12.80%) Azure
11 15 (9.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (7.93%) Route 53
13 10 (6.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (4.88%) Amazon EKS
14 8 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (4.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (4.88%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (4.27%) Azure Functions
15 7 (4.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Network Security
2 4 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.83%) Firewall
3 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.83%) SSL
4 2 (1.22%) HTTP
4 2 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.61%) MPLS
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (43.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 23 (14.02%) Amazon Aurora
2 23 (14.02%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (8.54%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.10%) Data Lake
6 10 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.27%) Amazon Athena
8 7 (4.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.27%) Big Data
8 7 (4.27%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (4.27%) Looker
8 7 (4.27%) MySQL
8 7 (4.27%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.44%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (39.63%) Jenkins
2 59 (35.98%) Artifactory
3 42 (25.61%) RStudio
4 12 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.66%) JIRA
6 3 (1.83%) Maven
7 2 (1.22%) JUnit
7 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.22%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.61%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.61%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.61%) Gradle
8 1 (0.61%) jMock
8 1 (0.61%) Mockito
8 1 (0.61%) Postman
8 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 107 (65.24%) Finance
2 72 (43.90%) Front Office
3 5 (3.05%) Games
4 3 (1.83%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (40.24%) Developer
2 56 (34.15%) AWS Engineer
3 46 (28.05%) AWS Developer
4 42 (25.61%) Java Developer
5 41 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
6 35 (21.34%) Java Software Developer
7 34 (20.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 34 (20.73%) Python Engineer
8 29 (17.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 29 (17.68%) Java Engineer
9 27 (16.46%) Lead Developer
9 27 (16.46%) Lead Java Developer
9 27 (16.46%) Python Developer
10 26 (15.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 26 (15.85%) Lead Software Developer
10 26 (15.85%) Software Engineer
11 17 (10.37%) Architect
11 17 (10.37%) Lead DevOps
12 16 (9.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 16 (9.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (59.15%) Web Services
2 53 (32.32%) J2EE
3 52 (31.71%) J2SE
4 21 (12.80%) gRPC
4 21 (12.80%) Protocol Buffers
5 16 (9.76%) React
6 12 (7.32%) D3.js
7 11 (6.71%) Kafka
7 11 (6.71%) REST
8 7 (4.27%) .NET
9 6 (3.66%) Spring
10 4 (2.44%) .NET Core
10 4 (2.44%) Dropwizard
11 3 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (1.83%) GraphQL
11 3 (1.83%) PySpark
11 3 (1.83%) RESTful
11 3 (1.83%) SOAP
12 2 (1.22%) CSS
12 2 (1.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (44.51%) Fixed Income
2 60 (36.59%) Derivative
3 59 (35.98%) Equities
4 16 (9.76%) Reference Data
5 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (7.32%) Cloud Native
6 12 (7.32%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.83%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.83%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.22%) PKI
10 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.07%) Linux
2 17 (10.37%) Windows
3 8 (4.88%) CentOS
4 6 (3.66%) Debian
4 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.66%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) Unix
7 1 (0.61%) VMS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (56.10%) Software Engineering
3 91 (55.49%) DevOps
4 89 (54.27%) Asset Management
5 62 (37.80%) Decision-Making
6 59 (35.98%) Deployment Automation
7 40 (24.39%) Infrastructure Automation
8 31 (18.90%) Microservices
9 17 (10.37%) Analytics
10 15 (9.15%) Migration
11 14 (8.54%) Front End Development
11 14 (8.54%) TDD
11 14 (8.54%) Visualisation
12 13 (7.93%) Stress Testing
13 9 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.49%) Information Security
14 8 (4.88%) API Development
14 8 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (4.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 111 (67.68%) Python
2 88 (53.66%) Java
3 59 (35.98%) R
4 40 (24.39%) SQL
5 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.93%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.32%) C#
8 9 (5.49%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.66%) Java 8
9 6 (3.66%) Perl
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
9 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.83%) C++
11 2 (1.22%) AWK
11 2 (1.22%) Scala
11 2 (1.22%) sed
11 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) AWS Certification
2 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.66%) QA
3 3 (1.83%) NCSC
4 2 (1.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.61%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) NIST
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (50.00%) Docker
2 12 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.22%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) iptables
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 83 (50.61%) Kubernetes
2 81 (49.39%) Terraform
3 15 (9.15%) Ansible
4 13 (7.93%) Puppet
5 9 (5.49%) Consul
5 9 (5.49%) Packer
6 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.22%) Graphite
7 2 (1.22%) Nagios
7 2 (1.22%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.22%) SCCM
7 2 (1.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.61%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle
1 8 (4.88%) SAP
2 7 (4.27%) MuleSoft
2 7 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (4.27%) Tableau
3 6 (3.66%) Citrix
3 6 (3.66%) Cloudera
3 6 (3.66%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.44%) Informatica
4 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.44%) Talend
5 3 (1.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.22%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.61%) Brightcove
7 1 (0.61%) Databricks
7 1 (0.61%) Murex
7 1 (0.61%) NetApp
7 1 (0.61%) Splunk