Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 467 458
Rank change year-on-year +95 -9 +122
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 264 118 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 1.22% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 71 101
London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £359
90th Percentile £675 £588 £663
England median daily rate £533 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.50% +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 11,244 9,677 10,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.07% 24.41% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,417 7,025 7,424
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £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 72 42 60
London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.91 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +8.75% +0.34%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.59 £17.48
90th Percentile £47.38 £47.00 £99.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.20
% change year-on-year +27.27% -14.60% +28.80%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -9 55 £575 +4.55% 18
South London -29 21 £450 - 2
West London -18 14 £415 +14.48% 8
East London - 14 £550 - 10
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 254 (96.21%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (64.02%) Linux
3 163 (61.74%) Amazon EC2
4 151 (57.20%) DevOps
5 150 (56.82%) Python
6 135 (51.14%) Amazon S3
7 128 (48.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 128 (48.48%) Terraform
8 116 (43.94%) Ansible
9 114 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (42.05%) Jenkins
11 110 (41.67%) Docker
12 100 (37.88%) Java
13 99 (37.50%) Serverless
14 97 (36.74%) AWS Lambda
15 86 (32.58%) Configuration Management
16 81 (30.68%) Route 53
17 80 (30.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 76 (28.79%) Git (software)
19 74 (28.03%) Opscode Chef
20 64 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
21 63 (23.86%) Puppet
22 61 (23.11%) Kubernetes
23 59 (22.35%) CloudFront
23 59 (22.35%) Amazon ELB
24 58 (21.97%) GitHub
25 57 (21.59%) Oracle
26 56 (21.21%) Unix
27 55 (20.83%) Bash Shell
28 54 (20.45%) Security Cleared

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 46 (17.42%) Confluence
2 19 (7.20%) Apache Spark
3 16 (6.06%) Apache
4 15 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (4.92%) nginx
7 9 (3.41%) JBoss
8 6 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.52%) CMS
9 4 (1.52%) Drupal
9 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.38%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.38%) Luigi
Applications
1 10 (3.79%) Stata
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 254 (96.21%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (61.74%) Amazon EC2
3 135 (51.14%) Amazon S3
4 128 (48.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 99 (37.50%) Serverless
6 97 (36.74%) AWS Lambda
7 81 (30.68%) Route 53
8 80 (30.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 64 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 59 (22.35%) Amazon ELB
10 59 (22.35%) CloudFront
11 58 (21.97%) GitHub
12 29 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (7.95%) PaaS
13 21 (7.95%) SaaS
14 18 (6.82%) Office 365
15 15 (5.68%) IaaS
16 14 (5.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 14 (5.30%) AWS CloudTrail
16 14 (5.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.33%) DNS
1 22 (8.33%) Firewall
2 18 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.82%) VPN
3 16 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
4 15 (5.68%) HTTP
5 7 (2.65%) SSL
6 6 (2.27%) ICMP
7 4 (1.52%) DHCP
7 4 (1.52%) SSH
8 3 (1.14%) LAN
8 3 (1.14%) MPLS
8 3 (1.14%) Network Security
8 3 (1.14%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.14%) VLAN
8 3 (1.14%) WAN
9 2 (0.76%) Internet
10 1 (0.38%) Intranet
10 1 (0.38%) IPsec
10 1 (0.38%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.94%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (15.15%) Amazon Redshift
3 34 (12.88%) MySQL
4 31 (11.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 31 (11.74%) SQL Server
5 23 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (7.58%) Amazon Aurora
7 16 (6.06%) NoSQL
8 15 (5.68%) Big Data
8 15 (5.68%) Hadoop
9 13 (4.92%) Relational Database
10 12 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (3.79%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.79%) Spotfire
12 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.65%) HBase
13 7 (2.65%) MariaDB
14 5 (1.89%) Redis
15 4 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 111 (42.05%) Jenkins
2 76 (28.79%) Git (software)
3 49 (18.56%) JIRA
4 24 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (6.44%) Artifactory
6 14 (5.30%) Maven
7 10 (3.79%) RStudio
8 7 (2.65%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.65%) Spinnaker
9 6 (2.27%) JUnit
9 6 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.89%) Ant
10 5 (1.89%) Liquibase
10 5 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.52%) GitLab
12 3 (1.14%) Chocolatey
12 3 (1.14%) Mockito
12 3 (1.14%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.14%) Subversion
12 3 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 45 (17.05%) Finance
2 11 (4.17%) Banking
2 11 (4.17%) Retail
3 8 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.65%) Marketing
5 4 (1.52%) Law
5 4 (1.52%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 123 (46.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (31.44%) AWS Engineer
3 72 (27.27%) AWS DevOps
4 66 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 30 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 25 (9.47%) Developer
7 19 (7.20%) Data Engineer
8 18 (6.82%) Architect
9 13 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
10 12 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (3.79%) Consultant
12 9 (3.41%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.41%) Python Engineer
13 8 (3.03%) AWS Architect
13 8 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (2.65%) Administrator
14 7 (2.65%) Lead DevOps
14 7 (2.65%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.70%) Node.js
2 42 (15.91%) Web Services
3 27 (10.23%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (7.20%) JSON
5 14 (5.30%) LAMP
6 11 (4.17%) Kafka
6 11 (4.17%) YAML
7 6 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (2.27%) Keras
7 6 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (2.27%) OpenCV
7 6 (2.27%) OSGi
7 6 (2.27%) REST
7 6 (2.27%) TensorFlow
8 5 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (1.52%) .NET
9 4 (1.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.52%) RESTful
9 4 (1.52%) Spring
9 4 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.85%) Fintech
2 20 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.06%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.30%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.03%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.65%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.65%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.27%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.52%) Clustering
9 4 (1.52%) Equities
9 4 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.52%) Replication
9 4 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 169 (64.02%) Linux
2 56 (21.21%) Unix
3 36 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (13.64%) Windows
4 35 (13.26%) CentOS
5 12 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.79%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.03%) CoreOS
9 7 (2.65%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.52%) Debian
11 3 (1.14%) DC/OS
11 3 (1.14%) Solaris
12 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (57.20%) DevOps
2 114 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (32.58%) Configuration Management
4 53 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (10.61%) Analytics
6 24 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (8.71%) Migration
8 21 (7.95%) Open Source
9 20 (7.58%) Microservices
10 19 (7.20%) Deployment Automation
10 19 (7.20%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.44%) ETL
11 17 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.30%) Scrum
13 13 (4.92%) High Availability
14 12 (4.55%) SOA
15 11 (4.17%) Data Analytics
15 11 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (3.79%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 150 (56.82%) Python
2 100 (37.88%) Java
3 55 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 49 (18.56%) SQL
5 37 (14.02%) Ruby
6 15 (5.68%) Go
6 15 (5.68%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.92%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.55%) C++
9 11 (4.17%) Scala
10 10 (3.79%) PHP
10 10 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.65%) C#
12 6 (2.27%) Groovy
13 5 (1.89%) Perl
13 5 (1.89%) VBA
14 4 (1.52%) ES6
14 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.76%) ES7
15 2 (0.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 54 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 44 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.71%) AWS Certification
4 14 (5.30%) Degree
4 14 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.27%) Master's Degree
6 6 (2.27%) PhD
7 5 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.76%) RHCE
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 10 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.14%) GDPR
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 110 (41.67%) Docker
2 25 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.03%) Squid
4 6 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.89%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.89%) HDFS
5 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.14%) Postfix
6 3 (1.14%) vCloud
6 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 128 (48.48%) Terraform
2 116 (43.94%) Ansible
3 74 (28.03%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (23.86%) Puppet
5 61 (23.11%) Kubernetes
6 18 (6.82%) ZABBIX
7 17 (6.44%) Sysdig
8 15 (5.68%) Grafana
9 13 (4.92%) SCCM
10 12 (4.55%) Kibana
10 12 (4.55%) logstash
11 11 (4.17%) Consul
11 11 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (4.17%) Nagios
11 11 (4.17%) Packer
12 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (3.03%) Graphite
14 6 (2.27%) PingFederate
14 6 (2.27%) SCOM
15 5 (1.89%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 57 (21.59%) Oracle
2 38 (14.39%) Atlassian
3 30 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.30%) Google
5 14 (5.30%) Splunk
6 11 (4.17%) SaltStack
6 11 (4.17%) VMware
7 8 (3.03%) Capita
8 5 (1.89%) ForgeRock
8 5 (1.89%) Ivanti
9 4 (1.52%) Sybase
10 3 (1.14%) SAP
10 3 (1.14%) Sonatype
10 3 (1.14%) Tableau
11 2 (0.76%) Adobe
11 2 (0.76%) Apigee
11 2 (0.76%) Greenplum
11 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.76%) Talend