The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SimpleDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SimpleDB over the 3 months to 27 June 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 SimpleDB
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 417 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.046% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.020% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SimpleDB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4934 4951 5508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.70% 22.73% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3585 3661 3854
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 50
Median hourly rate £24.66 £35.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.08 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £127.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SimpleDB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SimpleDB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SimpleDB in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SimpleDB in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SimpleDB in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SimpleDB 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 SimpleDB.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda

SimpleDB
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 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java