Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 439 569
Rank change year-on-year +16 +130 +18
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 224 169 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 1.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 131 41
London median daily rate £525 £525 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% +9.43%
10th Percentile £381 £413 £313
90th Percentile £625 £625 £563
England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
England median hourly rate £34.74 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.14% - -

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 11177 10432 11239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.71% 23.49% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8328 7369 8009
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £325 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £630
England median daily rate £463 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.67% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 39 71
London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.88 £21.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.97% +35.97% -20.09%
10th Percentile £18.30 £15.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £68.15 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +5.77%

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 10 December 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 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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 -10 29 £500 -4.76% 6
South London -6 27 £538 -2.49% 1
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 223 (99.55%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (65.63%) Amazon EC2
3 139 (62.05%) DevOps
4 136 (60.71%) Linux
5 126 (56.25%) Amazon S3
6 118 (52.68%) Configuration Management
7 115 (51.34%) Jenkins
8 113 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
9 110 (49.11%) Docker
10 106 (47.32%) Terraform
11 101 (45.09%) Ansible
12 100 (44.64%) Python
13 97 (43.30%) Puppet
14 79 (35.27%) Git (software)
15 78 (34.82%) Route 53
16 77 (34.38%) Java
17 76 (33.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 66 (29.46%) Opscode Chef
19 65 (29.02%) Amazon ELB
20 63 (28.13%) Bash Shell
21 47 (20.98%) MySQL
22 46 (20.54%) TCP/IP
23 45 (20.09%) Security Cleared
23 45 (20.09%) JIRA
23 45 (20.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 44 (19.64%) GitHub
25 43 (19.20%) Kubernetes
25 43 (19.20%) SQL Server
26 42 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
26 42 (18.75%) Node.js

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 35 (15.63%) Confluence
2 24 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (9.38%) Apache
4 18 (8.04%) Apache Spark
5 17 (7.59%) Tomcat
6 14 (6.25%) nginx
7 7 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (2.68%) IIS
8 6 (2.68%) Jetty
9 4 (1.79%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.34%) CMS
11 2 (0.89%) JBoss
11 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
12 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.45%) Luigi
12 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.45%) WebORB
12 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 223 (99.55%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (65.63%) Amazon EC2
3 126 (56.25%) Amazon S3
4 78 (34.82%) Route 53
5 76 (33.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 65 (29.02%) Amazon ELB
7 45 (20.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 44 (19.64%) GitHub
9 34 (15.18%) AWS Lambda
9 34 (15.18%) Serverless
10 32 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (13.39%) CloudFront
12 19 (8.48%) Amazon EMR
12 19 (8.48%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (7.59%) Amazon Kinesis
13 17 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (5.36%) SaaS
16 11 (4.91%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (4.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.54%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.07%) Firewall
2 36 (16.07%) HTTP
3 33 (14.73%) DNS
4 12 (5.36%) DSL
5 10 (4.46%) VPN
6 9 (4.02%) ICMP
7 6 (2.68%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (2.68%) OpenVPN
7 6 (2.68%) SSH
8 4 (1.79%) SSL
9 3 (1.34%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.34%) LDAP
9 3 (1.34%) Network Security
10 2 (0.89%) NAS
10 2 (0.89%) SAN
10 2 (0.89%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.45%) Internet
11 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.98%) MySQL
2 43 (19.20%) SQL Server
3 37 (16.52%) Hadoop
4 31 (13.84%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (13.39%) HBase
5 30 (13.39%) NoSQL
6 28 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 26 (11.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 24 (10.71%) Relational Database
9 19 (8.48%) Big Data
9 19 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (7.59%) Power BI
11 15 (6.70%) MongoDB
12 12 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (4.46%) Apache Hive
13 10 (4.46%) BigQuery
14 7 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
15 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
16 5 (2.23%) Amazon Aurora
16 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 115 (51.34%) Jenkins
2 79 (35.27%) Git (software)
3 45 (20.09%) JIRA
4 39 (17.41%) Artifactory
5 38 (16.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (8.93%) Maven
7 13 (5.80%) Bitbucket
8 11 (4.91%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (4.46%) GitLab
10 9 (4.02%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.57%) Liquibase
11 8 (3.57%) Subversion
12 7 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 7 (3.13%) JUnit
13 6 (2.68%) Ant
13 6 (2.68%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.68%) SonarQube
14 5 (2.23%) git-flow
15 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (13.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.46%) Front Office
3 6 (2.68%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Banking
4 4 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.34%) Games
5 3 (1.34%) Local Government
5 3 (1.34%) Publishing
6 2 (0.89%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 110 (49.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (30.80%) AWS DevOps
3 66 (29.46%) AWS Engineer
4 56 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 32 (14.29%) Developer
6 26 (11.61%) Architect
7 14 (6.25%) AWS Architect
7 14 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.80%) DevOps Architect
9 11 (4.91%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (4.91%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.46%) Data Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) ETL Developer
10 10 (4.46%) Web Architect
11 9 (4.02%) WebOps Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) Consultant
12 8 (3.57%) Redshift Developer
12 8 (3.57%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.75%) Node.js
2 37 (16.52%) Elastic Stack
3 28 (12.50%) REST
4 26 (11.61%) Web Services
5 21 (9.38%) JSON
6 18 (8.04%) YAML
7 17 (7.59%) Kafka
8 14 (6.25%) RESTful
9 13 (5.80%) Spring
10 10 (4.46%) .NET
10 10 (4.46%) Spring Boot
11 9 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.57%) Apache Camel
12 8 (3.57%) jQuery
13 6 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (2.68%) MCollective
14 4 (1.79%) CSS
14 4 (1.79%) HTML
14 4 (1.79%) Sensu
14 4 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 13 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.36%) Fintech
3 12 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.23%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.89%) Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) Smart Home
7 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) Social Network
8 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (60.71%) Linux
2 26 (11.61%) Windows
3 25 (11.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (10.27%) Unix
4 23 (10.27%) Windows Server
5 20 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.70%) CentOS
7 7 (3.13%) Debian
8 5 (2.23%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.34%) VMS
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (62.05%) DevOps
2 118 (52.68%) Configuration Management
3 113 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (16.96%) Migration
6 33 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (12.05%) Open Source
8 26 (11.61%) Scrum
9 25 (11.16%) Mentoring
9 25 (11.16%) Microservices
10 23 (10.27%) ETL
11 22 (9.82%) Build Automation
11 22 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (9.38%) Coaching
13 20 (8.93%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.59%) Analytics
15 15 (6.70%) Data Modelling
15 15 (6.70%) High Availability
15 15 (6.70%) Kanban
15 15 (6.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.64%) Python
2 77 (34.38%) Java
3 63 (28.13%) Bash Shell
4 40 (17.86%) SQL
5 31 (13.84%) Ruby
6 17 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.91%) Perl
8 10 (4.46%) Bourne shell
8 10 (4.46%) Go
8 10 (4.46%) Groovy
8 10 (4.46%) Korn
8 10 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.23%) PHP
10 3 (1.34%) Scala
11 2 (0.89%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) C#
12 1 (0.45%) Clojure
12 1 (0.45%) Jython
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (20.09%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.41%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.70%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.68%) Degree
5 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (49.11%) Docker
2 18 (8.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.68%) Postfix
4 6 (2.68%) Squid
4 6 (2.68%) vCloud
5 3 (1.34%) HDFS
6 2 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.89%) Firmware
6 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.89%) Xen
7 1 (0.45%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 106 (47.32%) Terraform
2 101 (45.09%) Ansible
3 97 (43.30%) Puppet
4 66 (29.46%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (19.20%) Kubernetes
6 16 (7.14%) WSUS
7 15 (6.70%) Packer
8 14 (6.25%) Graphite
8 14 (6.25%) Kibana
8 14 (6.25%) logstash
9 11 (4.91%) Consul
10 7 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (3.13%) Mesos
10 7 (3.13%) Salt
10 7 (3.13%) ZABBIX
11 6 (2.68%) Rancher
11 6 (2.68%) Rsyslog
11 6 (2.68%) Sysdig
12 4 (1.79%) Oozie
13 3 (1.34%) collectd
Vendors
1 21 (9.38%) Oracle
2 20 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 12 (5.36%) VMware
5 11 (4.91%) Google
6 10 (4.46%) Cloudera
6 10 (4.46%) Sonatype
7 5 (2.23%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.23%) SaltStack
7 5 (2.23%) Tableau
8 3 (1.34%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.34%) hybris
8 3 (1.34%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.34%) New Relic
8 3 (1.34%) Omniture
8 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.34%) Remedy
8 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.34%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.34%) Talend