Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 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 > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 207 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +214
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 39 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 0.11% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.66% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
South West median daily rate £463 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 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 1065 1237 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.30% 22.14% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 844 1144
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £277 £263 £263
90th Percentile £529 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 36
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.39 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £46.90 £56.53
England median hourly rate £32.75 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.96% +1.82% +2.80%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 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
Devon - 17 - -
Bristol +1 12 £450 - 6
Wiltshire +1 7 £475 -5.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 - 3
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (74.36%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (61.54%) AWS Lambda
3 24 (61.54%) Serverless
4 22 (56.41%) Python
5 20 (51.28%) DevOps
6 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (43.59%) Web Services
7 17 (43.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (41.03%) Amazon S3
9 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
10 13 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (28.21%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (25.64%) Java
12 10 (25.64%) Docker
13 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (20.51%) Linux
14 7 (17.95%) SQL
14 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
14 7 (17.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (17.95%) Route 53
14 7 (17.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (17.95%) Auto-Scaling
15 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
15 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
15 6 (15.38%) MySQL
15 6 (15.38%) Oracle
15 6 (15.38%) DSDM

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) Jetty
1 3 (7.69%) Mongrel
1 3 (7.69%) nginx
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 39 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (74.36%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (61.54%) AWS Lambda
3 24 (61.54%) Serverless
4 17 (43.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (41.03%) Amazon S3
6 7 (17.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (17.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (17.95%) Route 53
6 7 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (10.26%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (10.26%) Google App Engine
7 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) FTP
2 4 (10.26%) IPsec
2 4 (10.26%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.13%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.13%) Redis
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
4 3 (7.69%) Travis CI
5 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (30.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (28.21%) AWS Developer
6 11 (28.21%) DevOps Developer
7 10 (25.64%) Automation Developer
7 10 (25.64%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Designer
8 4 (10.26%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Web Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
9 2 (5.13%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
10 1 (2.56%) AWS Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) J2EE
2 4 (10.26%) Node.js
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 3 (7.69%) Servlets
3 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
4 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.13%) Flask
4 2 (5.13%) Laravel
4 2 (5.13%) Memcached
4 2 (5.13%) React
4 2 (5.13%) React Native
4 2 (5.13%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) CoreOS
3 3 (7.69%) CentOS
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) DevOps
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) DSDM
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 4 (10.26%) Network Design
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
11 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
11 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Python
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) VirtualBox
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Xen
3 2 (5.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.13%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) New Relic
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Assembla