Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 468 503
Rank change year-on-year +88 +35 +84
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 253 137 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.19% 1.31% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 84 102
London median daily rate £550 £525 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.69% +20.29%
10th Percentile £413 £384 £364
90th Percentile £650 £592 £663
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +12.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.69% - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.69% -38.79% -

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 11,532 10,448 10,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.36% 24.39% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,576 7,581 7,575
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 55 44
London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.16 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £17.55 £17.05
90th Percentile £47.38 £58.75 £100.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.34%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Central London +9 49 £600 +20.00% 18
West London -10 18 £456 +25.86% 5
South London -45 17 £500 -28.57% 2
East London - 14 £550 - 11
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 242 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (69.96%) Amazon EC2
3 163 (64.43%) Linux
4 150 (59.29%) Amazon S3
5 135 (53.36%) DevOps
6 130 (51.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 121 (47.83%) Python
8 117 (46.25%) Terraform
9 104 (41.11%) Docker
10 103 (40.71%) Ansible
11 100 (39.53%) Jenkins
12 97 (38.34%) Serverless
13 96 (37.94%) Java
14 95 (37.55%) AWS Lambda
15 93 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
16 85 (33.60%) Configuration Management
17 75 (29.64%) Route 53
18 73 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
19 69 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 65 (25.69%) Kubernetes
20 65 (25.69%) AWS CloudFormation
21 62 (24.51%) Puppet
22 60 (23.72%) Git (software)
23 59 (23.32%) Windows
24 58 (22.92%) Amazon ELB
25 51 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
26 49 (19.37%) Unix
27 48 (18.97%) SQL
28 47 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
28 47 (18.58%) CloudFront

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 38 (15.02%) Confluence
2 20 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.93%) Apache
3 15 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.74%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.95%) CMS
6 9 (3.56%) IIS
7 7 (2.77%) Drupal
8 5 (1.98%) JBoss
9 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.19%) Jetty
10 3 (1.19%) Magnolia
10 3 (1.19%) nginx
10 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.40%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Stata
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.79%) Magento
1 2 (0.79%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.79%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 242 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (69.96%) Amazon EC2
3 150 (59.29%) Amazon S3
4 130 (51.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 97 (38.34%) Serverless
6 95 (37.55%) AWS Lambda
7 75 (29.64%) Route 53
8 69 (27.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 65 (25.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 58 (22.92%) Amazon ELB
11 47 (18.58%) CloudFront
12 44 (17.39%) GitHub
13 26 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (8.30%) PaaS
15 19 (7.51%) Amazon SQS
16 18 (7.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (6.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (5.93%) IaaS
18 15 (5.93%) OpenShift
19 13 (5.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.46%) DNS
2 21 (8.30%) Firewall
3 18 (7.11%) HTTP
4 16 (6.32%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.74%) OpenLDAP
6 11 (4.35%) VPN
7 9 (3.56%) SSH
7 9 (3.56%) SSL
8 8 (3.16%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.19%) DHCP
9 3 (1.19%) LAN
9 3 (1.19%) MPLS
9 3 (1.19%) Network Security
9 3 (1.19%) VLAN
9 3 (1.19%) WAN
10 2 (0.79%) ICMP
11 1 (0.40%) Internet
11 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.40%) MQTT
11 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.58%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
3 33 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 29 (11.46%) MySQL
5 26 (10.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 24 (9.49%) Amazon Aurora
7 19 (7.51%) Big Data
8 18 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (6.72%) NoSQL
10 16 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (5.14%) MongoDB
11 13 (5.14%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.95%) Hadoop
12 10 (3.95%) MariaDB
13 8 (3.16%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.77%) HBase
14 7 (2.77%) Redis
14 7 (2.77%) Spotfire
15 6 (2.37%) Power BI
16 5 (1.98%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 100 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 60 (23.72%) Git (software)
3 43 (17.00%) JIRA
4 21 (8.30%) Maven
5 19 (7.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 10 (3.95%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.95%) JUnit
8 9 (3.56%) Ant
8 9 (3.56%) Liquibase
8 9 (3.56%) SonarQube
9 8 (3.16%) Spinnaker
10 7 (2.77%) RStudio
11 5 (1.98%) Gradle
11 5 (1.98%) Subversion
12 4 (1.58%) Chocolatey
12 4 (1.58%) GitLab
13 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (17.39%) Finance
2 21 (8.30%) Retail
3 8 (3.16%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.16%) Marketing
3 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Back Office
4 5 (1.98%) Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Law
5 3 (1.19%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Front Office
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (43.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (33.60%) AWS Engineer
3 69 (27.27%) AWS DevOps
4 67 (26.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 32 (12.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (7.51%) Data Engineer
7 18 (7.11%) Architect
8 15 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.14%) Developer
9 13 (5.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (4.74%) Administrator
10 12 (4.74%) Python Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) AWS Administrator
11 11 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.95%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (3.95%) Server Engineer
13 9 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.16%) Unix Administrator
14 8 (3.16%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.42%) Web Services
2 27 (10.67%) Node.js
3 23 (9.09%) JSON
4 20 (7.91%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (4.74%) LAMP
6 11 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (4.35%) Kafka
6 11 (4.35%) REST
6 11 (4.35%) YAML
7 9 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (3.56%) RESTful
8 8 (3.16%) MCollective
9 6 (2.37%) Keras
9 6 (2.37%) OpenCV
9 6 (2.37%) SAML
9 6 (2.37%) Spring
9 6 (2.37%) TensorFlow
10 4 (1.58%) .NET
11 3 (1.19%) JMS
11 3 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) Cloud Native
2 23 (9.09%) Fintech
3 13 (5.14%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.77%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.37%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.37%) Clustering
9 6 (2.37%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (2.37%) Freedom of Information Act
9 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.98%) Equities
10 5 (1.98%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 163 (64.43%) Linux
2 59 (23.32%) Windows
3 49 (19.37%) Unix
4 32 (12.65%) CentOS
5 26 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (10.28%) Windows Server
6 19 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.93%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.37%) Solaris
8 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.98%) Debian
10 3 (1.19%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.40%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.36%) DevOps
2 93 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (33.60%) Configuration Management
4 51 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (11.46%) Analytics
6 22 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 21 (8.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (8.30%) Microservices
7 21 (8.30%) Server Management
8 19 (7.51%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (7.51%) Migration
9 18 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.11%) Load Balancing
10 15 (5.93%) ETL
10 15 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (5.14%) Data Science
11 13 (5.14%) Test Automation
12 12 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.74%) Machine Learning
13 11 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 121 (47.83%) Python
2 96 (37.94%) Java
3 48 (18.97%) SQL
4 43 (17.00%) Bash Shell
5 34 (13.44%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.72%) Ruby
7 15 (5.93%) C++
7 15 (5.93%) Groovy
8 14 (5.53%) Scala
9 12 (4.74%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.56%) Go
12 8 (3.16%) Java 8
13 4 (1.58%) VBA
14 3 (1.19%) PHP
15 2 (0.79%) ES6
15 2 (0.79%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.40%) C
16 1 (0.40%) C#
16 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.51%) AWS Certification
4 12 (4.74%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.95%) Degree
6 9 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.37%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.37%) PhD
8 2 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.40%) MCSD
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.77%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) GCP
2 2 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 104 (41.11%) Docker
2 33 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.16%) Postfix
3 8 (3.16%) Squid
3 8 (3.16%) vCloud
3 8 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.19%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.19%) vSphere
6 3 (1.19%) XenApp
7 2 (0.79%) HDFS
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 117 (46.25%) Terraform
2 103 (40.71%) Ansible
3 73 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (25.69%) Kubernetes
5 62 (24.51%) Puppet
6 20 (7.91%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (7.51%) ZABBIX
8 18 (7.11%) Sysdig
9 13 (5.14%) Nagios
10 11 (4.35%) SCCM
10 11 (4.35%) WSUS
11 10 (3.95%) Kibana
11 10 (3.95%) logstash
12 9 (3.56%) Packer
13 8 (3.16%) Rancher
13 8 (3.16%) Rsyslog
14 7 (2.77%) Grafana
15 6 (2.37%) SCOM
16 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
16 5 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (15.42%) Oracle
2 29 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.28%) Atlassian
4 19 (7.51%) VMware
5 15 (5.93%) Google
6 14 (5.53%) Splunk
7 11 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.16%) Sonatype
9 6 (2.37%) Citrix
10 5 (1.98%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.98%) Solace
11 4 (1.58%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.19%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.19%) Ivanti
12 3 (1.19%) SAP
13 2 (0.79%) Apigee
13 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (0.79%) Cloudera
13 2 (0.79%) Sitecore