Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 380 413
Rank change year-on-year +112 +33 +22
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 262 248 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.71% 2.31% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 174 159
London median daily rate £564 £550 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.77% +0.95%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £400
90th Percentile £781 £675 £628
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00

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 7,059 10,732 11,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.42% 24.12% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,037 7,931 8,357
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £355
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £481 £475
% change year-on-year -1.14% +1.16% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 60
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.24 £26.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% +17.06% -19.74%
10th Percentile £20.97 £19.09 £17.25
90th Percentile £54.28 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.36% +13.27%

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 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in London.

Contractor 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 23 January 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 +66 32 £548 -0.45% 25
South London +29 18 £513 +2.50% 6
West London +15 3 £500 +5.26% 9
East London +40 2 £538 -2.27% 6
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 247 (94.27%) AWS
2 161 (61.45%) Amazon S3
3 152 (58.02%) Amazon EC2
3 152 (58.02%) Python
4 137 (52.29%) Java
5 129 (49.24%) Web Services
6 122 (46.56%) DevOps
7 119 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (43.89%) Software Engineering
9 114 (43.51%) Finance
10 113 (43.13%) Serverless
11 110 (41.98%) AWS Lambda
12 105 (40.08%) Amazon SQS
13 103 (39.31%) Docker
14 102 (38.93%) Fixed Income
15 101 (38.55%) Front Office
15 101 (38.55%) Asset Management
16 95 (36.26%) Terraform
17 83 (31.68%) AWS CloudFormation
18 72 (27.48%) Linux
19 71 (27.10%) Derivative
19 71 (27.10%) R
20 69 (26.34%) Kubernetes
21 67 (25.57%) Jenkins
22 66 (25.19%) Amazon Redshift
22 66 (25.19%) J2EE
23 64 (24.43%) Git (software)
24 61 (23.28%) Amazon ECS
25 57 (21.76%) Greenfield Project
26 52 (19.85%) Decision-Making

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 16 (6.11%) Confluence
2 15 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (5.34%) Apache Spark
4 13 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.53%) Moodle
6 3 (1.15%) Apache
6 3 (1.15%) IIS
7 2 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.76%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Totara
Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 247 (94.27%) AWS
2 161 (61.45%) Amazon S3
3 152 (58.02%) Amazon EC2
4 113 (43.13%) Serverless
5 110 (41.98%) AWS Lambda
6 105 (40.08%) Amazon SQS
7 83 (31.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (23.28%) Amazon ECS
9 48 (18.32%) OpenShift
10 36 (13.74%) Azure
11 34 (12.98%) Route 53
12 28 (10.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 26 (9.92%) Office 365
14 22 (8.40%) AWS CodePipeline
15 20 (7.63%) CloudFront
16 17 (6.49%) GitHub
17 12 (4.58%) Amazon ELB
17 12 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (3.82%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.16%) VPN
2 16 (6.11%) DNS
3 12 (4.58%) SAN
4 10 (3.82%) DHCP
5 7 (2.67%) NetScaler
6 5 (1.91%) Firewall
6 5 (1.91%) Network Security
7 4 (1.53%) Internet
8 3 (1.15%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.15%) MPLS
9 2 (0.76%) DSL
9 2 (0.76%) IPsec
9 2 (0.76%) LAN
9 2 (0.76%) SNMP
9 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.76%) VoIP
9 2 (0.76%) WAN
9 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (25.19%) Amazon Redshift
2 48 (18.32%) Amazon Athena
3 46 (17.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 30 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (8.40%) NoSQL
6 21 (8.02%) SQL Server
7 19 (7.25%) Amazon Aurora
8 17 (6.49%) Big Data
9 13 (4.96%) Hadoop
10 12 (4.58%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.20%) MySQL
12 10 (3.82%) MongoDB
12 10 (3.82%) Presto
13 9 (3.44%) KDB
13 9 (3.44%) RDBMS
14 8 (3.05%) Data Lake
15 5 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
17 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
17 3 (1.15%) Flink
Development Applications
1 67 (25.57%) Jenkins
2 64 (24.43%) Git (software)
3 47 (17.94%) Artifactory
4 36 (13.74%) RStudio
5 21 (8.02%) JIRA
6 19 (7.25%) Maven
7 17 (6.49%) GitLab
8 14 (5.34%) Bitbucket
9 13 (4.96%) JUnit
10 10 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.82%) Mockito
10 10 (3.82%) SonarQube
11 7 (2.67%) DbUnit
11 7 (2.67%) jMock
12 5 (1.91%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.15%) Postman
13 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.15%) Subversion
13 3 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 114 (43.51%) Finance
2 101 (38.55%) Front Office
3 8 (3.05%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.29%) Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Billing
6 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.15%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (32.06%) Developer
2 62 (23.66%) AWS Engineer
3 57 (21.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (19.08%) Java Developer
5 49 (18.70%) AWS Developer
6 44 (16.79%) Architect
7 39 (14.89%) AWS DevOps
8 38 (14.50%) Software Engineer
9 34 (12.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 32 (12.21%) Java Software Developer
11 26 (9.92%) Lead Developer
11 26 (9.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 26 (9.92%) Lead Software Developer
11 26 (9.92%) Python Engineer
12 25 (9.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 25 (9.54%) Senior Software Engineer
13 22 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (8.02%) Senior Developer
15 19 (7.25%) J2EE Developer
15 19 (7.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (49.24%) Web Services
2 66 (25.19%) J2EE
3 47 (17.94%) React
4 38 (14.50%) .NET
5 36 (13.74%) J2SE
6 35 (13.36%) Node.js
7 24 (9.16%) AngularJS
8 18 (6.87%) Spring
9 17 (6.49%) REST
10 16 (6.11%) NumPy
10 16 (6.11%) SciPy
11 14 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (4.58%) JPA
13 11 (4.20%) Hibernate
13 11 (4.20%) Pandas
14 10 (3.82%) SOAP
15 9 (3.44%) Backbone.js
15 9 (3.44%) Esper
15 9 (3.44%) Pyramid
15 9 (3.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 102 (38.93%) Fixed Income
2 71 (27.10%) Derivative
3 57 (21.76%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (12.21%) Equities
5 30 (11.45%) Reference Data
6 22 (8.40%) Hedge funds
7 20 (7.63%) Cloud Native
8 19 (7.25%) Data Centre
9 18 (6.87%) Replication
10 9 (3.44%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.67%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.91%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.53%) e-Learning
13 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (1.15%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.48%) Linux
2 51 (19.47%) Windows
3 31 (11.83%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.49%) Unix
5 15 (5.73%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.44%) Debian
8 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.76%) CentOS
9 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (46.56%) DevOps
2 119 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (43.89%) Software Engineering
4 101 (38.55%) Asset Management
5 52 (19.85%) Decision-Making
6 50 (19.08%) Microservices
7 43 (16.41%) Deployment Automation
8 33 (12.60%) Configuration Management
9 31 (11.83%) Migration
10 30 (11.45%) Data Architecture
11 29 (11.07%) Mentoring
12 26 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.40%) Open Source
14 21 (8.02%) Analytics
15 20 (7.63%) Quantitative Analysis
16 19 (7.25%) Infrastructure Automation
17 18 (6.87%) Infrastructure as Code
17 18 (6.87%) TDD
18 16 (6.11%) Security Hardening
19 15 (5.73%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 152 (58.02%) Python
2 137 (52.29%) Java
3 71 (27.10%) R
4 43 (16.41%) SQL
5 42 (16.03%) C#
5 42 (16.03%) C++
6 38 (14.50%) JavaScript
7 22 (8.40%) Bash Shell
8 19 (7.25%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.58%) Ruby
10 9 (3.44%) Groovy
11 8 (3.05%) C
11 8 (3.05%) Java 8
11 8 (3.05%) PHP
12 6 (2.29%) Go
13 3 (1.15%) Scala
13 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.76%) Perl
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.50%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.69%) AWS Certification
4 14 (5.34%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.20%) Degree
6 10 (3.82%) CCA
6 10 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (3.82%) MCSA
6 10 (3.82%) MCSE
6 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.53%) HIPAA
2 4 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 103 (39.31%) Docker
2 29 (11.07%) Active Directory
3 26 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (9.16%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.67%) Postfix
7 7 (2.67%) XenApp
7 7 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.76%) Firmware
9 2 (0.76%) Xen
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 95 (36.26%) Terraform
2 69 (26.34%) Kubernetes
3 37 (14.12%) Ansible
3 37 (14.12%) Puppet
4 20 (7.63%) SCCM
5 16 (6.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (6.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 15 (5.73%) Packer
7 13 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (3.44%) Prometheus
9 7 (2.67%) Kibana
9 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (1.91%) Istio
11 3 (1.15%) Grafana
11 3 (1.15%) Nagios
11 3 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.76%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.76%) Fluentd
12 2 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (9.92%) Microsoft
1 26 (9.92%) VMware
2 19 (7.25%) Oracle
3 12 (4.58%) HP
4 11 (4.20%) Bloomberg
5 10 (3.82%) Citrix
6 8 (3.05%) Google
6 8 (3.05%) Splunk
7 7 (2.67%) Ivanti
8 6 (2.29%) Dell
8 6 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.53%) Cisco
9 4 (1.53%) EMC
9 4 (1.53%) NetApp
9 4 (1.53%) SAP
10 3 (1.15%) Okta
11 2 (0.76%) IBM
11 2 (0.76%) Mercator
11 2 (0.76%) Ping Identity
11 2 (0.76%) Sophos