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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 385 401
Rank change year-on-year +26 +16  
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 54 59 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.25% 0.085%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 1.06% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 15
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.77% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon RDS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 5048 5561 5406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.64% 24.01% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3656 4020 3761
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 39
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 9 £575 +12.19% 7
Croydon - 5 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 140 (94.59%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (84.46%) Amazon EC2
3 93 (62.84%) DevOps
4 84 (56.76%) Amazon S3
5 69 (46.62%) Linux
6 66 (44.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 63 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (38.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 56 (37.84%) Puppet
10 52 (35.14%) Docker
11 47 (31.76%) Java
11 47 (31.76%) Python
12 45 (30.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 43 (29.05%) Terraform
14 40 (27.03%) Auto-Scaling
14 40 (27.03%) High Availability
15 38 (25.68%) Jenkins
16 37 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (24.32%) CloudFront
17 36 (24.32%) nginx
18 35 (23.65%) Ansible
19 34 (22.97%) Microservices
19 34 (22.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 34 (22.97%) VPN
19 34 (22.97%) Configuration Management
20 32 (21.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 31 (20.95%) Elasticsearch
22 29 (19.59%) Elastic Stack
23 28 (18.92%) Windows
23 28 (18.92%) 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 36 (24.32%) nginx
2 31 (20.95%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (13.51%) Confluence
4 18 (12.16%) Apache
5 11 (7.43%) IIS
5 11 (7.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.70%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.35%) Apache Qpid
9 2 (1.35%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (1.35%) WebORB
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 140 (94.59%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (84.46%) Amazon EC2
3 84 (56.76%) Amazon S3
4 66 (44.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 57 (38.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 45 (30.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 36 (24.32%) CloudFront
8 34 (22.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (17.57%) PaaS
11 24 (16.22%) Amazon ELB
11 24 (16.22%) Route 53
12 23 (15.54%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (15.54%) AWS CloudTrail
13 15 (10.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 14 (9.46%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (4.05%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (3.38%) AWS Data Pipeline
18 4 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.97%) VPN
2 22 (14.86%) HTTP
3 15 (10.14%) Firewall
4 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.08%) DNS
6 8 (5.41%) SSH
7 7 (4.73%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (4.73%) OpenVPN
7 7 (4.73%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (4.73%) SSL
8 6 (4.05%) VLAN
8 6 (4.05%) WAN
9 5 (3.38%) MPLS
10 4 (2.70%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.70%) LDAP
10 4 (2.70%) Network Security
11 3 (2.03%) Internet
11 3 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.35%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.73%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.05%) Big Data
6 6 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.38%) MySQL
8 4 (2.70%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.03%) Redis
10 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.35%) HBase
10 2 (1.35%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (25.68%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 20 (13.51%) JIRA
4 15 (10.14%) TeamCity
5 13 (8.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (8.11%) Maven
7 11 (7.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (5.41%) Ant
8 8 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.41%) JUnit
8 8 (5.41%) Liquibase
8 8 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 8 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.03%) Subversion
10 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.35%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.68%) GitLab
12 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 27 (18.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.70%) Front Office
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
3 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Electronics
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.03%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (51.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (38.51%) AWS DevOps
3 50 (33.78%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (13.51%) Architect
4 20 (13.51%) Developer
5 14 (9.46%) AWS Architect
5 14 (9.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 11 (7.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.08%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (6.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.73%) AWS Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Consultant
11 6 (4.05%) Administrator
11 6 (4.05%) DevOps Architect
12 5 (3.38%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.59%) Elastic Stack
2 25 (16.89%) Web Services
3 14 (9.46%) REST
4 13 (8.78%) .NET
4 13 (8.78%) HTML
5 11 (7.43%) Node.js
6 10 (6.76%) Django
7 8 (5.41%) JSON
8 7 (4.73%) CSS
8 7 (4.73%) MCollective
9 6 (4.05%) boto
10 5 (3.38%) Kafka
11 4 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.70%) HTML5
12 3 (2.03%) Memcached
12 3 (2.03%) Middleware
12 3 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.03%) SOAP
12 3 (2.03%) Software Packaging
12 3 (2.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.41%) Clustering
4 7 (4.73%) PKI
4 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.38%) Replication
6 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.03%) User Experience
8 2 (1.35%) AS400
8 2 (1.35%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.62%) Linux
2 28 (18.92%) Windows
3 13 (8.78%) CentOS
4 11 (7.43%) Unix
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.84%) DevOps
2 63 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.03%) Auto-Scaling
3 40 (27.03%) High Availability
4 37 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (22.97%) Configuration Management
5 34 (22.97%) Microservices
6 23 (15.54%) Load Balancing
7 18 (12.16%) Migration
7 18 (12.16%) Scrum
8 17 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (9.46%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 13 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.11%) SOA
12 10 (6.76%) Kanban
13 9 (6.08%) Automated Testing
13 9 (6.08%) Coaching
13 9 (6.08%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (6.08%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.76%) Java
1 47 (31.76%) Python
2 27 (18.24%) Bash Shell
3 18 (12.16%) SQL
4 15 (10.14%) Ruby
5 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.11%) C#
8 9 (6.08%) Groovy
8 9 (6.08%) Perl
9 7 (4.73%) PHP
10 5 (3.38%) C
11 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.35%) C++
12 2 (1.35%) ES6
12 2 (1.35%) Go
12 2 (1.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.68%) F#
13 1 (0.68%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.22%) AWS Certification
3 20 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.70%) CCIE
5 4 (2.70%) CCNA
5 4 (2.70%) CCNP
5 4 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (2.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.70%) MCITP
5 4 (2.70%) MCP
5 4 (2.70%) MCSE
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (35.14%) Docker
2 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.08%) vCloud
3 9 (6.08%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.73%) Postfix
4 7 (4.73%) Squid
5 5 (3.38%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.35%) Corosync
7 2 (1.35%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.68%) LXC
Systems Management
1 56 (37.84%) Puppet
2 43 (29.05%) Terraform
3 35 (23.65%) Ansible
4 23 (15.54%) Kibana
5 21 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (12.84%) logstash
7 15 (10.14%) Kubernetes
8 13 (8.78%) Graphite
9 8 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (4.73%) Grafana
10 7 (4.73%) Rancher
10 7 (4.73%) Rsyslog
10 7 (4.73%) Sysdig
10 7 (4.73%) ZABBIX
11 4 (2.70%) SELinux
12 3 (2.03%) Rundeck
12 3 (2.03%) StatsD
13 2 (1.35%) Chronos
13 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (1.35%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) VMware
3 13 (8.78%) Atlassian
4 9 (6.08%) New Relic
5 8 (5.41%) Sonatype
6 7 (4.73%) SaltStack
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle
8 5 (3.38%) Cisco
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.70%) Trend Micro
10 3 (2.03%) SAP
11 2 (1.35%) Adobe
11 2 (1.35%) Citrix
11 2 (1.35%) Cloudera