Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 July 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 321 327 343
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +52
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 40 54 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 1.48% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 14
South East median daily rate £500 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -27.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £425 £269 £425
90th Percentile £605 £543 £525
England median daily rate £500 £530 £500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £32.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +62.50% +30.69% -38.79%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,887 3,641 3,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.24% 21.19% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,793 2,273 2,109
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +5.77%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £290
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 81
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £40.50 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.75% +106.00% -48.26%
10th Percentile £17.88 £12.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £61.63 £55.00 £48.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.81
% change year-on-year +7.69% +9.02% +4.60%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the South East

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the South East

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the South East

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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
East Sussex -2 17 £475 +35.71%
Surrey +31 10 £600 -4.00%
Thames Valley -8 6 £500 +53.85% 16
Hampshire - 4 £450 - 3
Berkshire -20 3 - - 8
West Sussex +20 2 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire +18 1 £345 +13.11% 6
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 38 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (60.00%) Java
3 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
4 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) Python
5 20 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (47.50%) MySQL
7 18 (45.00%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (45.00%) Amazon Athena
8 17 (42.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (42.50%) NoSQL
8 17 (42.50%) Linux
9 16 (40.00%) Scrum
9 16 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 15 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (37.50%) Kafka
10 15 (37.50%) Apache Spark
10 15 (37.50%) DevOps
10 15 (37.50%) Hadoop
10 15 (37.50%) Big Data
10 15 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
11 14 (35.00%) Amazon Aurora
12 13 (32.50%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (32.50%) Luigi
12 13 (32.50%) Azkaban
12 13 (32.50%) Amazon Kinesis

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 13 (32.50%) Apache Airflow
2 13 (32.50%) Luigi
3 6 (15.00%) CMS
4 4 (10.00%) Confluence
4 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) IBM Domino
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (57.50%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
3 20 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (45.00%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (32.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 13 (32.50%) PaaS
7 7 (17.50%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (17.50%) Route 53
7 7 (17.50%) Serverless
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (5.00%) GitHub
9 2 (5.00%) IaaS
9 2 (5.00%) Office 365
10 1 (2.50%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) MQTT
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) MySQL
2 18 (45.00%) Amazon Athena
3 17 (42.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 17 (42.50%) NoSQL
4 16 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (37.50%) Big Data
5 15 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 15 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (35.00%) Amazon Aurora
7 13 (32.50%) Azkaban
8 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) FishEye
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Appium
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Data Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (22.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Python Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) DevSecOps Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) AWS Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Big Data Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Kafka
2 11 (27.50%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) Node.js
4 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.00%) Java EE
4 2 (5.00%) JMS
4 2 (5.00%) JTA
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) Servlets
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) DevOps
3 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 11 (27.50%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.50%) Sprint Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) DevSecOps
10 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (32.50%) Scala
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Java 8
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CISM
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Apache Flume
1 11 (27.50%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Terraform
2 8 (20.00%) Ansible
3 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.00%) Puppet
5 3 (7.50%) Nessus
5 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.00%) Kibana
6 2 (5.00%) logstash
6 2 (5.00%) Nagios
6 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Qualys
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) White Clarke
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow