Period
to

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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 344 223 208
Rank change year-on-year -121 -15 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 257 330 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.65% 1.19% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.12% 5.00% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 302 183
10th Percentile £468 £463 £475
25th Percentile £513 £488 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £725 £638 £606
90th Percentile £750 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 8,242 6,599 4,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.81% 23.84% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,058 4,691 3,342
10th Percentile £407 £381 £363
25th Percentile £498 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £645 £625
90th Percentile £788 £720 £713
England median daily rate £550 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 29
10th Percentile £26.25 £8.60 £15.99
25th Percentile £35.00 £16.19 £21.00
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.73 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +122.45% -10.09% +12.24%
75th Percentile £68.75 £38.81 £39.25
90th Percentile £75.34 £57.80 £49.20
England median hourly rate £37.80 £24.80 £25.50
% change year-on-year +52.42% -2.75% -19.05%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -2 40 £575 -4.17% 18
South London -19 13 £700 +14.29% 1
West London - 3 £500 - 3
North London - 1 £650 - 2
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 250 (97.28%) AWS
2 139 (54.09%) DevOps
3 126 (49.03%) Amazon S3
4 125 (48.64%) Serverless
5 124 (48.25%) Amazon EC2
6 118 (45.91%) AWS Lambda
7 108 (42.02%) Python
8 105 (40.86%) Agile
9 100 (38.91%) CI/CD
10 97 (37.74%) Java
10 97 (37.74%) Terraform
11 96 (37.35%) Docker
12 94 (36.58%) Kubernetes
13 88 (34.24%) Jenkins
14 67 (26.07%) Infrastructure as Code
15 64 (24.90%) DynamoDB
16 58 (22.57%) Azure
17 55 (21.40%) Linux
18 50 (19.46%) Finance
18 50 (19.46%) PostgreSQL
18 50 (19.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 49 (19.07%) Amazon SQS
19 49 (19.07%) Windows
20 46 (17.90%) Kafka
21 45 (17.51%) Microservices
21 45 (17.51%) Amazon ECS
22 44 (17.12%) AWS CloudFormation
22 44 (17.12%) GitLab
23 42 (16.34%) SQL
23 42 (16.34%) Git (software)

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 20 (7.78%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.23%) Confluence
3 12 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.11%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (3.11%) IIS
5 7 (2.72%) Apache
5 7 (2.72%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.33%) nginx
7 5 (1.95%) Luigi
7 5 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.17%) SAS
10 2 (0.78%) Drupal
11 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.17%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 250 (97.28%) AWS
2 126 (49.03%) Amazon S3
3 125 (48.64%) Serverless
4 124 (48.25%) Amazon EC2
5 118 (45.91%) AWS Lambda
6 58 (22.57%) Azure
7 50 (19.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 49 (19.07%) Amazon SQS
9 45 (17.51%) Amazon ECS
10 44 (17.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (14.79%) GitHub
12 35 (13.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 31 (12.06%) Amazon ELB
13 31 (12.06%) Route 53
14 30 (11.67%) Amazon EKS
15 27 (10.51%) OpenShift
16 26 (10.12%) AWS CloudTrail
17 23 (8.95%) GCP
18 21 (8.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 20 (7.78%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.73%) DNS
2 6 (2.33%) DHCP
2 6 (2.33%) Firewall
3 5 (1.95%) tcpdump
4 4 (1.56%) Calico
5 3 (1.17%) Internet
5 3 (1.17%) VPN
6 2 (0.78%) HTTP
6 2 (0.78%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) FTP
7 1 (0.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) SMTP
7 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (24.90%) DynamoDB
2 50 (19.46%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (15.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 28 (10.89%) MySQL
5 22 (8.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 18 (7.00%) NoSQL
6 18 (7.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (6.61%) MongoDB
8 16 (6.23%) Relational Database
9 15 (5.84%) Big Data
9 15 (5.84%) Redis
10 13 (5.06%) Amazon Athena
11 12 (4.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (4.67%) Hadoop
12 11 (4.28%) Power BI
13 10 (3.89%) Data Lake
13 10 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (3.11%) BigQuery
14 8 (3.11%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 88 (34.24%) Jenkins
2 44 (17.12%) GitLab
3 42 (16.34%) Git (software)
4 23 (8.95%) Artifactory
5 16 (6.23%) CircleCI
6 12 (4.67%) JIRA
7 10 (3.89%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.50%) JUnit
9 8 (3.11%) Gradle
9 8 (3.11%) Locust
10 7 (2.72%) ER Studio
11 6 (2.33%) SonarQube
11 6 (2.33%) Travis CI
11 6 (2.33%) webpack
12 5 (1.95%) Babel
13 4 (1.56%) Flyway
13 4 (1.56%) GoCD
13 4 (1.56%) Mockito
14 3 (1.17%) Maven
14 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (19.46%) Finance
2 29 (11.28%) Public Sector
3 18 (7.00%) Social Skills
4 14 (5.45%) Front Office
5 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (2.33%) Retail
8 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.56%) Law
10 3 (1.17%) Legal
10 3 (1.17%) Publishing
11 2 (0.78%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 71 (27.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (26.85%) AWS Engineer
3 54 (21.01%) AWS DevOps
4 52 (20.23%) Developer
5 47 (18.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 43 (16.73%) Architect
7 21 (8.17%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.39%) Data Engineer
9 14 (5.45%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Python Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 10 (3.89%) AWS Architect
13 9 (3.50%) Analyst
13 9 (3.50%) AWS Data Engineer
13 9 (3.50%) DBA
13 9 (3.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (3.50%) Python Engineer
14 8 (3.11%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.90%) Kafka
2 32 (12.45%) Node.js
3 26 (10.12%) REST
4 24 (9.34%) GraphQL
5 20 (7.78%) Spring
6 19 (7.39%) RESTful
6 19 (7.39%) Spring Boot
7 18 (7.00%) JSON
8 17 (6.61%) .NET
9 16 (6.23%) HTML
10 15 (5.84%) React
11 14 (5.45%) J2EE
12 13 (5.06%) CSS
13 11 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (3.50%) Django
14 9 (3.50%) JAX-RS
14 9 (3.50%) PySpark
14 9 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (3.11%) Gherkin
15 8 (3.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.84%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.28%) Clustering
3 10 (3.89%) Cloud Native
3 10 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.72%) Equities
7 6 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.33%) Replication
8 5 (1.95%) Animation
8 5 (1.95%) Derivative
8 5 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.95%) Tandem
9 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.17%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.17%) NHS
9 3 (1.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.40%) Linux
2 49 (19.07%) Windows
3 20 (7.78%) Unix
4 9 (3.50%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.72%) Debian
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.78%) Alpine Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Android
7 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (54.09%) DevOps
2 105 (40.86%) Agile
3 100 (38.91%) CI/CD
4 67 (26.07%) Infrastructure as Code
5 45 (17.51%) Microservices
6 39 (15.18%) Software Engineering
7 35 (13.62%) Test Automation
8 32 (12.45%) Analytics
9 31 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (10.89%) Scrum
11 27 (10.51%) Open Source
12 26 (10.12%) Deployment Automation
13 25 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (9.34%) Mentoring
15 22 (8.56%) Data Pipeline
15 22 (8.56%) ETL
15 22 (8.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 19 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (7.39%) Data Modelling
16 19 (7.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 108 (42.02%) Python
2 97 (37.74%) Java
3 42 (16.34%) SQL
4 36 (14.01%) TypeScript
5 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.06%) Go
7 29 (11.28%) Bash
8 27 (10.51%) Ruby
9 23 (8.95%) PowerShell
10 16 (6.23%) T-SQL
11 13 (5.06%) C#
12 11 (4.28%) Scala
13 9 (3.50%) Perl
14 8 (3.11%) PHP
15 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
16 6 (2.33%) Groovy
17 5 (1.95%) C
17 5 (1.95%) ES6
17 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.89%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.56%) Degree
5 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.78%) CCA
7 1 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.39%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) GDPR
3 3 (1.17%) MiFID
4 2 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.78%) EMIR
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (37.35%) Docker
2 15 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.78%) Postfix
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.39%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 97 (37.74%) Terraform
2 94 (36.58%) Kubernetes
3 35 (13.62%) Ansible
4 16 (6.23%) Prometheus
5 15 (5.84%) Grafana
6 11 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.89%) Kibana
7 10 (3.89%) Puppet
8 6 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 4 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.56%) Packer
11 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.17%) Istio
11 3 (1.17%) Rancher
12 2 (0.78%) Anchore
12 2 (0.78%) Argo
12 2 (0.78%) Nagios
12 2 (0.78%) SCOM
12 2 (0.78%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 20 (7.78%) Oracle
2 14 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.67%) Google
4 10 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.89%) VMware
5 8 (3.11%) Cadence
5 8 (3.11%) New Relic
5 8 (3.11%) SAP
6 7 (2.72%) BiZZdesign
6 7 (2.72%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.72%) IBM
6 7 (2.72%) MuleSoft
6 7 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.72%) Talend
7 6 (2.33%) Databricks
7 6 (2.33%) Informatica
7 6 (2.33%) Splunk
8 5 (1.95%) Greenplum
9 4 (1.56%) Confluent
10 3 (1.17%) Veeam