Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 289 397
Rank change year-on-year +42 +108 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 248 372 260
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.87% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 3.56% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 211 186
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £448 £413 £424
90th Percentile £763 £675 £675
England median daily rate £550 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.10% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.54% - -

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 5,952 10,443 11,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.89% 24.44% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,205 7,647 8,541
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 86
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £22.10 £20.00 £18.38
90th Percentile £61.78 £56.50 £43.53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +58 28 £550 -4.35% 20
South London +24 14 £500 -2.44% 1
East London +53 5 £550 -4.35%
West London +30 1 £500 -4.76% 8
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 238 (95.97%) AWS
2 172 (69.35%) Amazon EC2
3 153 (61.69%) Python
4 142 (57.26%) Amazon S3
5 132 (53.23%) Web Services
5 132 (53.23%) Finance
6 129 (52.02%) Serverless
7 128 (51.61%) Java
8 126 (50.81%) DevOps
9 125 (50.40%) AWS Lambda
10 120 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (47.18%) Docker
12 114 (45.97%) Software Engineering
13 109 (43.95%) Asset Management
14 96 (38.71%) Fixed Income
15 95 (38.31%) Front Office
16 94 (37.90%) Amazon SQS
17 91 (36.69%) Terraform
18 90 (36.29%) Kubernetes
19 89 (35.89%) AWS CloudFormation
20 85 (34.27%) R
21 77 (31.05%) Amazon Redshift
21 77 (31.05%) Jenkins
22 70 (28.23%) J2EE
22 70 (28.23%) Amazon ECS
23 67 (27.02%) Derivative
24 65 (26.21%) Decision-Making
25 62 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
26 61 (24.60%) OpenShift
27 60 (24.19%) Artifactory

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 19 (7.66%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.45%) Confluence
3 14 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.02%) Apache
5 5 (2.02%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (2.02%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) FINCAD Analytics
1 3 (1.21%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.40%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 238 (95.97%) AWS
2 172 (69.35%) Amazon EC2
3 142 (57.26%) Amazon S3
4 129 (52.02%) Serverless
5 125 (50.40%) AWS Lambda
6 94 (37.90%) Amazon SQS
7 89 (35.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 70 (28.23%) Amazon ECS
9 61 (24.60%) OpenShift
10 28 (11.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 27 (10.89%) Azure
11 27 (10.89%) Route 53
12 16 (6.45%) CloudFront
13 14 (5.65%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (5.65%) AWS CodePipeline
14 13 (5.24%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (5.24%) Office 365
15 11 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (4.03%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.06%) VPN
2 12 (4.84%) DNS
3 8 (3.23%) DHCP
3 8 (3.23%) SAN
4 5 (2.02%) Network Security
5 4 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.81%) Firewall
7 2 (0.81%) HTTP
7 2 (0.81%) IPsec
7 2 (0.81%) SNMP
8 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.05%) Amazon Redshift
2 42 (16.94%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (14.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 31 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
5 27 (10.89%) Relational Database
6 20 (8.06%) Amazon Aurora
7 18 (7.26%) NoSQL
8 16 (6.45%) Big Data
8 16 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 16 (6.45%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.63%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.23%) Data Lake
11 7 (2.82%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.42%) Looker
12 6 (2.42%) MySQL
12 6 (2.42%) Pentaho
12 6 (2.42%) Presto
13 5 (2.02%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (31.05%) Jenkins
2 60 (24.19%) Artifactory
3 49 (19.76%) Git (software)
4 48 (19.35%) RStudio
5 18 (7.26%) GitLab
6 17 (6.85%) JIRA
7 16 (6.45%) Maven
8 14 (5.65%) JUnit
9 13 (5.24%) SonarQube
10 8 (3.23%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.82%) Gradle
11 7 (2.82%) Mockito
11 7 (2.82%) Postman
11 7 (2.82%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.82%) Xcode
12 6 (2.42%) DbUnit
12 6 (2.42%) jMock
13 5 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.02%) CircleCI
14 3 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 132 (53.23%) Finance
2 95 (38.31%) Front Office
3 8 (3.23%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.61%) Billing
5 3 (1.21%) Publishing
5 3 (1.21%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (38.31%) Developer
2 69 (27.82%) AWS Engineer
3 68 (27.42%) Java Developer
4 56 (22.58%) AWS Developer
5 49 (19.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 47 (18.95%) Java Software Developer
7 40 (16.13%) Software Engineer
8 37 (14.92%) AWS DevOps
9 34 (13.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 34 (13.71%) Java Engineer
9 34 (13.71%) Python Engineer
10 33 (13.31%) Lead Developer
10 33 (13.31%) Lead Java Developer
11 32 (12.90%) Lead Software Developer
12 29 (11.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 28 (11.29%) Architect
14 22 (8.87%) AWS Software Engineer
15 21 (8.47%) Python Developer
16 19 (7.66%) J2EE Developer
16 19 (7.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (53.23%) Web Services
2 70 (28.23%) J2EE
3 53 (21.37%) J2SE
4 29 (11.69%) React
5 21 (8.47%) gRPC
5 21 (8.47%) Protocol Buffers
6 19 (7.66%) REST
6 19 (7.66%) Spring
7 17 (6.85%) Kafka
8 15 (6.05%) Elastic Stack
8 15 (6.05%) Node.js
9 14 (5.65%) AngularJS
10 13 (5.24%) JPA
10 13 (5.24%) SOAP
11 12 (4.84%) .NET
11 12 (4.84%) D3.js
11 12 (4.84%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.44%) Spring Boot
13 10 (4.03%) NumPy
13 10 (4.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 96 (38.71%) Fixed Income
2 67 (27.02%) Derivative
3 54 (21.77%) Equities
4 32 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (11.69%) Hedge funds
6 22 (8.87%) Reference Data
7 18 (7.26%) Data Centre
8 15 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (5.24%) Cloud Native
10 10 (4.03%) Replication
11 9 (3.63%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.82%) Data Structures
13 5 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
15 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.81%) NHS
16 2 (0.81%) User Experience
17 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
17 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.79%) Linux
2 36 (14.52%) Windows
3 23 (9.27%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.85%) Ubuntu
5 13 (5.24%) Unix
6 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (2.82%) Debian
8 6 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.21%) CentOS
9 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (50.81%) DevOps
2 120 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (45.97%) Software Engineering
4 109 (43.95%) Asset Management
5 65 (26.21%) Decision-Making
6 62 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
7 50 (20.16%) Microservices
8 31 (12.50%) Infrastructure Automation
9 30 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (10.48%) Analytics
11 24 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 24 (9.68%) Migration
12 23 (9.27%) TDD
13 20 (8.06%) Front End Development
14 18 (7.26%) Visualisation
15 17 (6.85%) ETL
15 17 (6.85%) Mentoring
16 16 (6.45%) Security Hardening
17 15 (6.05%) Infrastructure as Code
18 13 (5.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 153 (61.69%) Python
2 128 (51.61%) Java
3 85 (34.27%) R
4 55 (22.18%) SQL
5 33 (13.31%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 18 (7.26%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.05%) C#
9 13 (5.24%) C++
10 11 (4.44%) Groovy
10 11 (4.44%) Java 8
11 9 (3.63%) Ruby
11 9 (3.63%) Scala
12 7 (2.82%) PHP
13 4 (1.61%) Go
13 4 (1.61%) Perl
13 4 (1.61%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.21%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.65%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.44%) AWS Certification
5 8 (3.23%) CCA
5 8 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (3.23%) MCSA
5 8 (3.23%) MCSE
5 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.02%) Degree
7 2 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.21%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.21%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (47.18%) Docker
2 21 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.65%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (5.24%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.42%) Postfix
8 3 (1.21%) Apache Flume
8 3 (1.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.40%) iptables
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 91 (36.69%) Terraform
2 90 (36.29%) Kubernetes
3 37 (14.92%) Ansible
4 35 (14.11%) Puppet
5 16 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (6.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.23%) SCCM
8 5 (2.02%) Packer
8 5 (2.02%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.61%) Nagios
10 3 (1.21%) Kibana
10 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.81%) Graphite
12 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.40%) Grafana
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (8.47%) VMware
2 16 (6.45%) Oracle
3 12 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.63%) HP
5 7 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.42%) Informatica
6 6 (2.42%) SAP
6 6 (2.42%) Splunk
6 6 (2.42%) Tableau
6 6 (2.42%) Talend
7 4 (1.61%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.21%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.21%) Google
9 2 (0.81%) BiZZdesign
9 2 (0.81%) Calypso
9 2 (0.81%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.81%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.81%) Sophos