Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 July 2018 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 West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 178 210
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 17 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.53% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 2.87% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 1
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £375 £320 £313
90th Percentile £675 £475 £338
England median daily rate £533 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +9.23% +2.63% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £24.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,108 1,010 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.85% 18.41% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 640 827
South West median daily rate £408 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £288 £256 £261
90th Percentile £538 £518 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 21
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% +51.72%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.04 £49.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% +3.72% +14.00%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the South West

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the South West

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the South West over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the South West

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Devon +9 10 £539 +23.17%
Dorset - 3 £388 - 1
Bristol -13 2 £325 -27.78% 3
Somerset +5 1 £558 +71.54% 1
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 10 (58.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Route 53
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (47.06%) Serverless
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (41.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (41.18%) OpenShift
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Docker
7 4 (23.53%) AWS Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) PaaS
8 3 (17.65%) OpenVPN
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) DNS

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (47.06%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (47.06%) Route 53
4 8 (47.06%) Serverless
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (41.18%) OpenShift
5 7 (41.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) PaaS
7 2 (11.76%) IaaS
8 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
8 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
8 1 (5.88%) Datadog
8 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) OpenVPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) AWS Expert
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Doctrine
3 1 (5.88%) Flask
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) R
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.76%) FreeIPA
2 2 (11.76%) Grafana
2 2 (11.76%) Prometheus
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Icinga
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.88%) Zend