Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 405 467
Rank change year-on-year +4 +62 +95
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 244 229 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.15% 2.04% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 153 129
London median daily rate £550 £530 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £413 £386 £424
90th Percentile £675 £635 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £24.49 -
England median hourly rate - £34.74 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.14% -

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 11,334 11,229 10,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.38% 23.64% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,447 8,383 7,433
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 42
London median hourly rate £27.62 £26.97 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -16.38% +46.59%
10th Percentile £18.35 £18.08 £15.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £58.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% +17.86% +2.30%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 December 2018. 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
South London -16 30 £475 -11.63% 5
Central London -27 23 £550 +10.00% 18
West London - 18 £450 - 10
East London - 5 £525 - 10
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 238 (97.54%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (71.72%) Amazon EC2
3 160 (65.57%) Amazon S3
4 132 (54.10%) DevOps
5 107 (43.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 104 (42.62%) Docker
7 103 (42.21%) AWS Lambda
8 102 (41.80%) Serverless
9 95 (38.93%) Linux
10 83 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (33.61%) Terraform
12 73 (29.92%) Python
13 66 (27.05%) Java
14 65 (26.64%) Ansible
14 65 (26.64%) Route 53
15 63 (25.82%) Jenkins
16 59 (24.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 58 (23.77%) Opscode Chef
18 55 (22.54%) Kubernetes
19 54 (22.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 53 (21.72%) Puppet
21 52 (21.31%) Web Services
22 51 (20.90%) Amazon ELB
23 50 (20.49%) Configuration Management
23 50 (20.49%) Git (software)
24 47 (19.26%) Test Automation
25 46 (18.85%) Windows
25 46 (18.85%) SQL
26 44 (18.03%) PostgreSQL
27 43 (17.62%) Continuous Integration

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 24 (9.84%) Apache
2 22 (9.02%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (7.79%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.56%) Confluence
5 10 (4.10%) Apache Spark
5 10 (4.10%) IIS
6 9 (3.69%) CMS
7 4 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.64%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.23%) Drupal
8 3 (1.23%) Jetty
8 3 (1.23%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.82%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 238 (97.54%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (71.72%) Amazon EC2
3 160 (65.57%) Amazon S3
4 107 (43.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 103 (42.21%) AWS Lambda
6 102 (41.80%) Serverless
7 65 (26.64%) Route 53
8 59 (24.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 51 (20.90%) Amazon ELB
10 39 (15.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 37 (15.16%) Amazon SQS
12 33 (13.52%) CloudFront
13 30 (12.30%) AWS CloudTrail
14 25 (10.25%) Amazon Kinesis
14 25 (10.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 23 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (7.79%) GitHub
17 15 (6.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 15 (6.15%) AWS CodePipeline
18 12 (4.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.75%) DNS
2 25 (10.25%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.15%) HTTP
4 10 (4.10%) OpenVPN
5 8 (3.28%) Firewall
5 8 (3.28%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (3.28%) SSH
5 8 (3.28%) VPN
6 4 (1.64%) LAN
6 4 (1.64%) WAN
7 3 (1.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.41%) ICMP
8 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 44 (18.03%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (15.16%) SQL Server
4 35 (14.34%) MySQL
5 27 (11.07%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (7.79%) MongoDB
7 17 (6.97%) Redis
8 15 (6.15%) Amazon Aurora
8 15 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (4.92%) Big Data
10 11 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.10%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.69%) Hadoop
13 8 (3.28%) JanusGraph
14 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (2.05%) DB2
16 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database
16 5 (2.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 63 (25.82%) Jenkins
2 50 (20.49%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.84%) JIRA
4 20 (8.20%) Maven
5 16 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (5.33%) JUnit
7 11 (4.51%) SonarQube
8 9 (3.69%) Ant
8 9 (3.69%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.69%) Gradle
8 9 (3.69%) Mocha
9 8 (3.28%) Liquibase
10 6 (2.46%) Selenium
11 5 (2.05%) GitLab
11 5 (2.05%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.64%) Mockito
12 4 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (16.39%) Finance
2 27 (11.07%) Retail
3 9 (3.69%) Back Office
4 7 (2.87%) Front Office
5 4 (1.64%) Banking
5 4 (1.64%) Legal
5 4 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (35.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (24.59%) AWS Engineer
3 48 (19.67%) AWS DevOps
4 46 (18.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 43 (17.62%) Developer
6 36 (14.75%) Architect
7 23 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (8.61%) AWS Architect
9 16 (6.56%) Administrator
10 15 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (5.74%) AWS Developer
12 13 (5.33%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.51%) Data Engineer
13 11 (4.51%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
15 9 (3.69%) Consultant
15 9 (3.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 8 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
16 8 (3.28%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.31%) Web Services
2 32 (13.11%) Node.js
3 24 (9.84%) REST
4 16 (6.56%) Spring
5 15 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (5.74%) JSON
7 13 (5.33%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.51%) LAMP
8 11 (4.51%) Spring Boot
9 10 (4.10%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (4.10%) Express
9 10 (4.10%) Kafka
9 10 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (4.10%) RESTful
10 9 (3.69%) SAML
11 8 (3.28%) MCollective
11 8 (3.28%) SOAP
12 6 (2.46%) Chai
12 6 (2.46%) Jest
13 5 (2.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.89%) Cloud Native
2 19 (7.79%) Public Cloud
3 15 (6.15%) Fintech
3 15 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.33%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.28%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 7 (2.87%) Equities
8 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.46%) NHS
9 5 (2.05%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.23%) Clustering
10 3 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.23%) Replication
11 2 (0.82%) Derivative
11 2 (0.82%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.93%) Linux
2 46 (18.85%) Windows
3 34 (13.93%) Unix
4 27 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (10.25%) Windows Server
6 23 (9.43%) CentOS
7 13 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.64%) Debian
10 3 (1.23%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (54.10%) DevOps
2 83 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.49%) Configuration Management
4 47 (19.26%) Test Automation
5 43 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (16.39%) Migration
7 27 (11.07%) Microservices
8 24 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (9.02%) API Development
9 22 (9.02%) SDLC
10 20 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (8.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (7.79%) Open Source
11 19 (7.79%) Software Engineering
12 18 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (7.38%) Server Management
13 16 (6.56%) Load Balancing
13 16 (6.56%) TOGAF
14 15 (6.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 73 (29.92%) Python
2 66 (27.05%) Java
3 46 (18.85%) SQL
4 37 (15.16%) PowerShell
5 32 (13.11%) Bash Shell
6 31 (12.70%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.97%) Ruby
8 13 (5.33%) ES6
8 13 (5.33%) Groovy
8 13 (5.33%) Java 8
9 10 (4.10%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.28%) Go
10 8 (3.28%) Scala
11 5 (2.05%) Perl
12 4 (1.64%) C++
12 4 (1.64%) VBA
13 3 (1.23%) C#
13 3 (1.23%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (15.57%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.92%) AWS Certification
4 10 (4.10%) Degree
5 4 (1.64%) RHCE
6 3 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 104 (42.62%) Docker
2 22 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.28%) Postfix
3 8 (3.28%) Squid
3 8 (3.28%) vCloud
3 8 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.28%) XenApp
4 5 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.64%) vSphere
5 4 (1.64%) Xen
6 2 (0.82%) Firmware
6 2 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 82 (33.61%) Terraform
2 65 (26.64%) Ansible
3 58 (23.77%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (22.54%) Kubernetes
5 53 (21.72%) Puppet
6 20 (8.20%) Kibana
7 16 (6.56%) logstash
8 13 (5.33%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (4.92%) ZABBIX
10 11 (4.51%) WSUS
11 9 (3.69%) Nagios
11 9 (3.69%) Sysdig
12 8 (3.28%) Packer
12 8 (3.28%) Rancher
12 8 (3.28%) Rsyslog
13 7 (2.87%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (2.46%) Grafana
15 5 (2.05%) Prometheus
16 4 (1.64%) SCCM
17 3 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (11.89%) Oracle
2 20 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.38%) VMware
4 10 (4.10%) Citrix
5 8 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.28%) Sonatype
6 7 (2.87%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.87%) Google
6 7 (2.87%) Solace
7 6 (2.46%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.46%) Splunk
7 6 (2.46%) Tableau
8 5 (2.05%) hybris
8 5 (2.05%) Reuters
9 4 (1.64%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.64%) New Relic
9 4 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.23%) Ping Identity
10 3 (1.23%) Qualys
11 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg