Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 285 315 353
Rank change year-on-year +30 +38 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 14 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 1.64% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 9
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £359 £367 £403
90th Percentile £690 £611 £578
England median daily rate £550 £525 £530
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 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 2,152 3,352 3,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.32% 21.13% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 2,166 2,145
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 42 39
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £41.13 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.05% -8.61% +161.63%
10th Percentile £16.62 £17.84 £14.85
90th Percentile £77.25 £59.73 £50.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +4.48% +29.12%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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
Thames Valley +38 7 £525 +28.05% 12
Hampshire +32 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £494 -1.25% 2
Berkshire +35 3 £550 - 6
East Sussex +13 1 £475 -24.00%
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 14 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (71.43%) DevOps
3 9 (64.29%) Puppet
4 8 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Azure
5 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (50.00%) Ansible
6 6 (42.86%) Docker
6 6 (42.86%) GitLab
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 6 (42.86%) GitHub
6 6 (42.86%) MariaDB
6 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) Confluence
6 6 (42.86%) Kanban
6 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 6 (42.86%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) Release Management

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 6 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon S3
3 7 (50.00%) Azure
3 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (42.86%) GitHub
5 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (21.43%) Route 53
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (14.29%) Serverless
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (7.14%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
8 1 (7.14%) Office 365
8 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (42.86%) MariaDB
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (7.14%) Azkaban
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) GitLab
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
1 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
2 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (14.29%) JPA
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) Redux
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) NumPy
3 1 (7.14%) Pandas
3 1 (7.14%) scikit-learn
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Kanban
3 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Architectural Design
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) Scala
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Clojure
3 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) Ansible
3 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Terraform
4 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) Sophos
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk