Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 434 488
Rank change year-on-year +45 +54 +83
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 263 148 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 1.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 107 76
London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £425 £390 £313
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 - -

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 11,315 9,892 10,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.54% 24.65% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,529 7,117 7,642
London median daily rate £513 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 40 69
London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +32.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19.05 £16.53 £16.13
90th Percentile £44.92 £47.63 £67.80
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.99% -15.20%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -20 50 £563 -2.17% 14
South London -21 32 £475 +5.56% 1
East London - 11 £550 - 2
West London -32 8 £393 -23.79% 15
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 258 (98.10%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (63.88%) Amazon EC2
3 161 (61.22%) DevOps
4 159 (60.46%) Linux
5 133 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (48.29%) Amazon S3
6 127 (48.29%) Terraform
7 126 (47.91%) Python
8 123 (46.77%) Ansible
9 115 (43.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 111 (42.21%) Jenkins
10 111 (42.21%) Java
11 107 (40.68%) Configuration Management
12 106 (40.30%) Docker
13 98 (37.26%) Route 53
14 92 (34.98%) Puppet
15 91 (34.60%) Git (software)
16 77 (29.28%) Opscode Chef
16 77 (29.28%) AWS Lambda
16 77 (29.28%) Serverless
17 74 (28.14%) Amazon ELB
18 71 (27.00%) Security Cleared
19 67 (25.48%) Node.js
20 60 (22.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 58 (22.05%) SC Cleared
22 54 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
22 54 (20.53%) Oracle
23 51 (19.39%) GitHub
24 50 (19.01%) Bash Shell
25 49 (18.63%) 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 45 (17.11%) Confluence
2 24 (9.13%) Apache Spark
3 23 (8.75%) Apache
4 19 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (6.08%) nginx
5 16 (6.08%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.66%) JBoss
7 4 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.76%) CMS
9 2 (0.76%) Drupal
9 2 (0.76%) IIS
9 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.38%) Jetty
10 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Stata
2 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 258 (98.10%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (63.88%) Amazon EC2
3 127 (48.29%) Amazon S3
4 115 (43.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 98 (37.26%) Route 53
6 77 (29.28%) AWS Lambda
6 77 (29.28%) Serverless
7 74 (28.14%) Amazon ELB
8 60 (22.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 51 (19.39%) GitHub
10 49 (18.63%) CloudFront
11 47 (17.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (7.22%) SaaS
14 18 (6.84%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (5.70%) Amazon EMR
15 15 (5.70%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (5.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 14 (5.32%) PaaS
17 11 (4.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.87%) TCP/IP
2 34 (12.93%) DNS
3 32 (12.17%) Firewall
4 25 (9.51%) HTTP
5 14 (5.32%) OpenLDAP
6 13 (4.94%) VPN
7 7 (2.66%) ICMP
8 4 (1.52%) OpenVPN
8 4 (1.52%) SSH
9 3 (1.14%) Internet
9 3 (1.14%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.76%) SSL
11 1 (0.38%) DHCP
11 1 (0.38%) Intranet
11 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.38%) IPsec
11 1 (0.38%) MQTT
11 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (16.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 41 (15.59%) SQL Server
4 38 (14.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 33 (12.55%) MySQL
6 29 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (9.13%) NoSQL
8 19 (7.22%) Amazon Aurora
9 18 (6.84%) Hadoop
10 16 (6.08%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.94%) MongoDB
11 13 (4.94%) Power BI
12 11 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (3.80%) Apache Hive
13 10 (3.80%) HBase
14 9 (3.42%) Big Data
14 9 (3.42%) Spotfire
15 6 (2.28%) BigQuery
15 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 111 (42.21%) Jenkins
2 91 (34.60%) Git (software)
3 49 (18.63%) JIRA
4 37 (14.07%) Sonatype Nexus
5 28 (10.65%) Artifactory
6 15 (5.70%) Maven
7 9 (3.42%) RStudio
8 8 (3.04%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (2.66%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.66%) JUnit
10 6 (2.28%) Ant
10 6 (2.28%) Chocolatey
10 6 (2.28%) Liquibase
11 4 (1.52%) GitLab
11 4 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.52%) Subversion
12 3 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (16.35%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Banking
3 5 (1.90%) Retail
3 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (48.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (33.08%) AWS Engineer
3 75 (28.52%) AWS DevOps
4 69 (26.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 27 (10.27%) Developer
6 21 (7.98%) Architect
7 20 (7.60%) Data Engineer
8 19 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (4.56%) Consultant
10 11 (4.18%) DevOps Consultant
10 11 (4.18%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (3.04%) AWS Architect
13 8 (3.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.66%) AWS Developer
14 7 (2.66%) Java Engineer
14 7 (2.66%) Platform Engineer
14 7 (2.66%) WebOps Engineer
15 6 (2.28%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.48%) Node.js
2 41 (15.59%) Web Services
3 26 (9.89%) Elastic Stack
4 22 (8.37%) JSON
5 19 (7.22%) YAML
6 14 (5.32%) Kafka
7 11 (4.18%) LAMP
8 8 (3.04%) REST
9 7 (2.66%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (2.66%) Spring
10 6 (2.28%) .NET
10 6 (2.28%) Keras
10 6 (2.28%) OpenCV
10 6 (2.28%) TensorFlow
11 5 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (1.52%) LDAP
12 4 (1.52%) MCollective
12 4 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.52%) XML
13 3 (1.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.37%) Fintech
2 19 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.08%) Public Cloud
4 13 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.56%) Cloud Native
6 8 (3.04%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.66%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.28%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.52%) Clustering
9 4 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.52%) Replication
9 4 (1.52%) User Experience
10 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.76%) NHS
11 2 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 159 (60.46%) Linux
2 44 (16.73%) Unix
3 38 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (12.55%) Windows
5 26 (9.89%) CentOS
6 20 (7.60%) Windows Server
7 19 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.04%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.90%) CoreOS
9 5 (1.90%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.52%) DC/OS
11 3 (1.14%) Debian
12 2 (0.76%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (61.22%) DevOps
2 133 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (40.68%) Configuration Management
4 54 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (11.41%) Analytics
5 30 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (11.41%) Migration
6 24 (9.13%) High Availability
7 22 (8.37%) Test Automation
8 21 (7.98%) Open Source
9 20 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (7.60%) Mentoring
10 19 (7.22%) Build Automation
10 19 (7.22%) ETL
11 18 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (6.84%) Software Engineering
12 17 (6.46%) Scrum
13 13 (4.94%) TDD
14 12 (4.56%) Data Analytics
14 12 (4.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.91%) Python
2 111 (42.21%) Java
3 50 (19.01%) Bash Shell
4 46 (17.49%) SQL
5 38 (14.45%) Ruby
6 20 (7.60%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.32%) Go
7 14 (5.32%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.42%) C++
8 9 (3.42%) PHP
8 9 (3.42%) Scala
9 6 (2.28%) C#
10 5 (1.90%) Groovy
10 5 (1.90%) Perl
10 5 (1.90%) VBA
11 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.14%) Java 8
13 2 (0.76%) ES6
13 2 (0.76%) ES7
13 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (22.05%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.84%) AWS Certification
4 15 (5.70%) Degree
5 12 (4.56%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.28%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.28%) PhD
8 4 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.76%) RHCE
10 1 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.38%) MCSD
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.66%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) GDPR
3 2 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 106 (40.30%) Docker
2 31 (11.79%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.42%) Squid
4 5 (1.90%) HDFS
5 4 (1.52%) Postfix
5 4 (1.52%) vCloud
5 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.14%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.76%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.38%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (48.29%) Terraform
2 123 (46.77%) Ansible
3 92 (34.98%) Puppet
4 77 (29.28%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (14.83%) Kubernetes
6 14 (5.32%) Kibana
6 14 (5.32%) logstash
7 13 (4.94%) ZABBIX
8 12 (4.56%) Grafana
8 12 (4.56%) Sysdig
8 12 (4.56%) WSUS
9 10 (3.80%) Packer
10 9 (3.42%) Graphite
10 9 (3.42%) Nagios
11 8 (3.04%) Consul
12 7 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (2.66%) Mesos
12 7 (2.66%) PingFederate
12 7 (2.66%) SCCM
13 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 54 (20.53%) Oracle
2 34 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.55%) Atlassian
4 18 (6.84%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.70%) Google
6 12 (4.56%) VMware
7 10 (3.80%) SaltStack
8 7 (2.66%) Capita
8 7 (2.66%) Sonatype
8 7 (2.66%) Splunk
9 5 (1.90%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.90%) Talend
10 4 (1.52%) Sybase
11 3 (1.14%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.14%) SAP
11 3 (1.14%) Tableau
12 2 (0.76%) Adobe
12 2 (0.76%) Greenplum
12 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.38%) Cisco