Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 386 441 472
Rank change year-on-year +55 +31 +106
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 246 179 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 1.68% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 117 117
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +18.24%
10th Percentile £406 £395 £383
90th Percentile £638 £625 £640
England median daily rate £525 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.38% +11.29%
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 11,490 10,639 10,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.88% 23.61% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,544 7,819 7,289
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £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 52 54 39
London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% -23.19% +55.56%
10th Percentile £16.55 £18.56 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.73 £58.75 £117.50
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -10 29 £528 +5.50% 13
West London - 21 £463 - 10
South London -22 17 £475 -32.14% 2
East London - 8 £575 - 6
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 237 (96.34%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (72.76%) Amazon EC2
3 153 (62.20%) Amazon S3
4 135 (54.88%) DevOps
5 128 (52.03%) Linux
6 117 (47.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 110 (44.72%) Docker
8 107 (43.50%) Python
9 104 (42.28%) Serverless
10 103 (41.87%) AWS Lambda
11 94 (38.21%) Terraform
12 86 (34.96%) Jenkins
13 85 (34.55%) Java
14 84 (34.15%) Ansible
15 75 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
16 71 (28.86%) Opscode Chef
17 69 (28.05%) AWS CloudFormation
17 69 (28.05%) Configuration Management
18 66 (26.83%) Kubernetes
19 65 (26.42%) Route 53
20 56 (22.76%) Amazon ELB
21 55 (22.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 54 (21.95%) Windows
23 53 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
23 53 (21.54%) Puppet
24 49 (19.92%) Git (software)
24 49 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
25 47 (19.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 45 (18.29%) Web Services
27 41 (16.67%) Bash Shell

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 25 (10.16%) Confluence
2 22 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (6.50%) Apache
5 12 (4.88%) Apache Spark
6 10 (4.07%) IIS
7 8 (3.25%) CMS
8 5 (2.03%) Drupal
9 4 (1.63%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.22%) JBoss
10 3 (1.22%) Jetty
10 3 (1.22%) Magnolia
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.81%) nginx
12 1 (0.41%) Gunicorn
12 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.81%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.81%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 237 (96.34%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (72.76%) Amazon EC2
3 153 (62.20%) Amazon S3
4 117 (47.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 104 (42.28%) Serverless
6 103 (41.87%) AWS Lambda
7 69 (28.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 65 (26.42%) Route 53
9 56 (22.76%) Amazon ELB
10 55 (22.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 39 (15.85%) CloudFront
12 37 (15.04%) GitHub
13 27 (10.98%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (8.13%) Amazon Kinesis
15 20 (8.13%) AWS CloudTrail
16 19 (7.72%) PaaS
17 18 (7.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 18 (7.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 15 (6.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.60%) DNS
2 20 (8.13%) HTTP
3 18 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.69%) Firewall
5 12 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
6 11 (4.47%) VPN
7 10 (4.07%) OpenVPN
8 9 (3.66%) SSH
8 9 (3.66%) SSL
9 4 (1.63%) LAN
9 4 (1.63%) WAN
10 3 (1.22%) DHCP
10 3 (1.22%) MPLS
10 3 (1.22%) Network Security
10 3 (1.22%) VLAN
11 2 (0.81%) ICMP
12 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (19.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 36 (14.63%) MySQL
4 32 (13.01%) SQL Server
5 26 (10.57%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.72%) MongoDB
7 18 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (6.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (6.50%) Big Data
10 13 (5.28%) Amazon Aurora
11 12 (4.88%) Redis
12 11 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.25%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.85%) HBase
14 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database
15 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
15 6 (2.44%) MariaDB
16 3 (1.22%) Amazon Athena
16 3 (1.22%) Data Lake
16 3 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (34.96%) Jenkins
2 49 (19.92%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.01%) JIRA
4 25 (10.16%) Maven
5 16 (6.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (5.69%) JUnit
7 11 (4.47%) SonarQube
8 10 (4.07%) Gradle
8 10 (4.07%) Mocha
9 9 (3.66%) Ant
9 9 (3.66%) Bitbucket
9 9 (3.66%) Liquibase
10 6 (2.44%) Spinnaker
11 5 (2.03%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.03%) GitLab
11 5 (2.03%) Mockito
11 5 (2.03%) webpack
12 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.63%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.63%) Selenium
General
1 31 (12.60%) Retail
2 30 (12.20%) Finance
3 6 (2.44%) Marketing
4 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.63%) Back Office
5 4 (1.63%) Legal
5 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Front Office
7 2 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (40.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (28.86%) AWS Engineer
3 59 (23.98%) AWS DevOps
4 56 (22.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 37 (15.04%) Developer
6 35 (14.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 27 (10.98%) Architect
8 14 (5.69%) AWS Architect
8 14 (5.69%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.47%) Python Engineer
10 10 (4.07%) Administrator
10 10 (4.07%) Consultant
10 10 (4.07%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.66%) AWS Administrator
11 9 (3.66%) Data Engineer
11 9 (3.66%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.29%) Web Services
2 31 (12.60%) Node.js
3 21 (8.54%) JSON
4 19 (7.72%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (5.69%) Spring
6 13 (5.28%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (4.88%) LAMP
7 12 (4.88%) REST
7 12 (4.88%) RESTful
8 11 (4.47%) Kafka
8 11 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (4.07%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.66%) Spring Boot
11 8 (3.25%) MCollective
11 8 (3.25%) SAML
12 6 (2.44%) Chai
12 6 (2.44%) Jest
13 5 (2.03%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.03%) Hystrix
14 4 (1.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.38%) Cloud Native
2 18 (7.32%) Fintech
3 14 (5.69%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.85%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.85%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.85%) NHS
8 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.03%) Clustering
9 5 (2.03%) Equities
9 5 (2.03%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.03%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.63%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.63%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 128 (52.03%) Linux
2 54 (21.95%) Windows
3 37 (15.04%) Unix
4 29 (11.79%) CentOS
5 26 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (8.54%) Windows Server
7 15 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.85%) Debian
9 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.63%) Solaris
11 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (54.88%) DevOps
2 75 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (28.05%) Configuration Management
4 49 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (12.60%) Migration
5 31 (12.60%) Test Automation
6 26 (10.57%) Microservices
7 22 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (7.72%) Load Balancing
9 18 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.91%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.91%) Server Management
10 17 (6.91%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.50%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (5.69%) API Development
13 13 (5.28%) Analytics
14 12 (4.88%) SDLC
14 12 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
15 11 (4.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 107 (43.50%) Python
2 85 (34.55%) Java
3 41 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 39 (15.85%) SQL
5 34 (13.82%) PowerShell
6 21 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.54%) Ruby
7 16 (6.50%) Groovy
8 13 (5.28%) Java 8
9 12 (4.88%) Go
10 11 (4.47%) Scala
11 10 (4.07%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.66%) ES6
13 7 (2.85%) C++
14 5 (2.03%) Kotlin
14 5 (2.03%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.63%) PHP
15 4 (1.63%) VBA
16 3 (1.22%) Perl
17 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.47%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.85%) Degree
5 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (44.72%) Docker
2 24 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.25%) Postfix
3 8 (3.25%) Squid
3 8 (3.25%) vCloud
3 8 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.03%) XenApp
5 4 (1.63%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.81%) HDFS
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (38.21%) Terraform
2 84 (34.15%) Ansible
3 71 (28.86%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (26.83%) Kubernetes
5 53 (21.54%) Puppet
6 18 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (7.32%) ZABBIX
7 15 (6.10%) Kibana
7 15 (6.10%) Sysdig
8 13 (5.28%) logstash
9 12 (4.88%) Nagios
10 11 (4.47%) Grafana
10 11 (4.47%) Packer
10 11 (4.47%) WSUS
11 10 (4.07%) SCCM
12 8 (3.25%) Rancher
12 8 (3.25%) Rsyslog
13 7 (2.85%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (2.44%) SCOM
15 5 (2.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 32 (13.01%) Oracle
2 18 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.91%) VMware
4 16 (6.50%) Atlassian
5 12 (4.88%) Splunk
6 8 (3.25%) Citrix
6 8 (3.25%) Google
6 8 (3.25%) Sonatype
7 7 (2.85%) Solace
8 6 (2.44%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.03%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.03%) hybris
9 5 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.63%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.81%) Black Duck
11 2 (0.81%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.81%) Ivanti
11 2 (0.81%) New Relic
12 1 (0.41%) Greenplum