Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 November 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)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 534 625
Rank change year-on-year +91 +91 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 215 119 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.39% 0.22% 0.080%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 1.08% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 74 31
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -6.78%
10th Percentile £363 £332 £350
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £519 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.96% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,637 11,029 12,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.13% 20.80% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,590 6,979 8,157
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
10th Percentile £302 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 223 321
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.20% -6.07%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.67 £10.00
90th Percentile £56.68 £55.48 £48.38
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £31.15 £28.18
% change year-on-year +7.54% +10.54% -3.66%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the UK excluding London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the UK excluding London

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the UK excluding London

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
North of England +70 94 £500 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire +58 70 £525 - 5
South East -8 47 £450 - 14
South West -38 24 £500 +11.11% 8
Midlands -18 23 £550 +22.22% 14
East of England +9 20 £510 +2.00% 8
North West -3 20 £453 -9.50% 5
West Midlands -31 14 £425 -5.56% 9
East Midlands +12 9 £550 +15.79% 5
Scotland -1 7 £425 - 8
North East -2 4 £250 +117.39% 3
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 207 (96.28%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (59.53%) Amazon EC2
3 98 (45.58%) Amazon S3
4 89 (41.40%) DevOps
5 79 (36.74%) Linux
6 73 (33.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 67 (31.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 67 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (29.30%) Ansible
8 63 (29.30%) Jenkins
8 63 (29.30%) AWS Lambda
8 63 (29.30%) Serverless
9 61 (28.37%) Terraform
10 59 (27.44%) Auto-Scaling
11 56 (26.05%) Puppet
12 53 (24.65%) Docker
13 52 (24.19%) Security Cleared
14 49 (22.79%) Windows
14 49 (22.79%) Amazon ELB
15 47 (21.86%) JIRA
16 44 (20.47%) SC Cleared
16 44 (20.47%) Python
17 43 (20.00%) Web Services
18 42 (19.53%) SQL
19 41 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (19.07%) Confluence
19 41 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (18.60%) Firewall
21 39 (18.14%) Microsoft
22 38 (17.67%) Route 53

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 41 (19.07%) Confluence
2 13 (6.05%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.26%) Apache
4 5 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.33%) nginx
4 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.86%) IIS
6 3 (1.40%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.40%) Luigi
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) WildFly
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.47%) Drupal
8 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 207 (96.28%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (59.53%) Amazon EC2
3 98 (45.58%) Amazon S3
4 73 (33.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 67 (31.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 63 (29.30%) AWS Lambda
6 63 (29.30%) Serverless
7 49 (22.79%) Amazon ELB
8 41 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (17.67%) Route 53
10 25 (11.63%) Amazon SQS
11 23 (10.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 23 (10.70%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (9.77%) GitHub
13 20 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (9.30%) IaaS
14 19 (8.84%) PaaS
15 17 (7.91%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (7.44%) SaaS
17 12 (5.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.60%) Firewall
2 20 (9.30%) DNS
3 19 (8.84%) VPN
4 17 (7.91%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.58%) ICMP
6 5 (2.33%) OpenVPN
7 4 (1.86%) HTTP
8 3 (1.40%) Internet
9 2 (0.93%) DHCP
9 2 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.93%) SSL
10 1 (0.47%) FTP
10 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 34 (15.81%) MySQL
3 32 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (13.02%) Amazon Redshift
5 21 (9.77%) Amazon Aurora
6 18 (8.37%) SQL Server
7 17 (7.91%) Amazon Athena
8 14 (6.51%) Big Data
9 12 (5.58%) Hadoop
9 12 (5.58%) NoSQL
9 12 (5.58%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.40%) Redis
13 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (29.30%) Jenkins
2 47 (21.86%) JIRA
3 36 (16.74%) Git (software)
4 33 (15.35%) Selenium
5 20 (9.30%) Vagrant
6 17 (7.91%) Subversion
7 15 (6.98%) GitLab
7 15 (6.98%) PHPUnit
8 12 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.40%) CircleCI
10 3 (1.40%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.40%) Toad
10 3 (1.40%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.93%) JUnit
11 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (8.84%) Finance
2 16 (7.44%) Banking
3 3 (1.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (30.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (26.05%) AWS Engineer
3 43 (20.00%) Developer
4 32 (14.88%) Architect
4 32 (14.88%) AWS DevOps
5 29 (13.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (11.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (10.70%) Consultant
8 17 (7.91%) AWS Architect
8 17 (7.91%) AWS Consultant
8 17 (7.91%) PHP Developer
9 13 (6.05%) Data Engineer
10 11 (5.12%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (4.19%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) .NET Architect
12 8 (3.72%) Platform Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (3.26%) Database Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.00%) Web Services
2 16 (7.44%) Doctrine
3 15 (6.98%) .NET
4 14 (6.51%) Node.js
4 14 (6.51%) Redux
5 11 (5.12%) REST
6 10 (4.65%) .NET Core
7 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (3.72%) HTML
8 6 (2.79%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.79%) CSS
8 6 (2.79%) CSS3
8 6 (2.79%) HTML5
8 6 (2.79%) J2EE
8 6 (2.79%) Spring
9 5 (2.33%) JSON
10 4 (1.86%) Spring Boot
11 3 (1.40%) MLlib
11 3 (1.40%) YAML
12 2 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.51%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.65%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.74%) Linux
2 49 (22.79%) Windows
3 21 (9.77%) VMS
4 16 (7.44%) Unix
5 14 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.86%) CentOS
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.40%) DevOps
2 67 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (27.44%) Auto-Scaling
4 41 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (17.21%) Configuration Management
6 33 (15.35%) Scrum
7 29 (13.49%) Test Automation
8 28 (13.02%) Microservices
8 28 (13.02%) OO
8 28 (13.02%) Software Delivery
9 21 (9.77%) High Availability
9 21 (9.77%) Open Source
10 18 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (8.37%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (8.37%) Release Management
10 18 (8.37%) TDD
11 17 (7.91%) ETL
11 17 (7.91%) IT Strategy
11 17 (7.91%) Pair Programming
12 16 (7.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.47%) Python
2 42 (19.53%) SQL
3 34 (15.81%) JavaScript
4 29 (13.49%) Bash Shell
5 28 (13.02%) Java
6 17 (7.91%) PHP
6 17 (7.91%) PHP 7
7 11 (5.12%) C#
7 11 (5.12%) C++
7 11 (5.12%) Scala
8 10 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.19%) Ruby
10 8 (3.72%) ES6
10 8 (3.72%) Perl
10 8 (3.72%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.40%) C
13 3 (1.40%) Java 8
13 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 44 (20.47%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.70%) Degree
4 21 (9.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (7.91%) AWS Certification
6 6 (2.79%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.40%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) MCP
9 1 (0.47%) MCSA
9 1 (0.47%) MCSE
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) GDPR
2 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (24.65%) Docker
2 10 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) KVM
4 1 (0.47%) Squid
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (29.30%) Ansible
2 61 (28.37%) Terraform
3 56 (26.05%) Puppet
4 38 (17.67%) Kubernetes
5 34 (15.81%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.05%) SCCM
7 11 (5.12%) Salt
8 9 (4.19%) Packer
8 9 (4.19%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (2.79%) Grafana
9 6 (2.79%) SCOM
10 5 (2.33%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.86%) FreeIPA
11 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.40%) WSUS
13 2 (0.93%) Kibana
13 2 (0.93%) Nagios
14 1 (0.47%) Icinga
14 1 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.44%) Atlassian
2 16 (7.44%) Zend
3 15 (6.98%) Oracle
4 13 (6.05%) Splunk
5 11 (5.12%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.19%) SaltStack
7 7 (3.26%) Citrix
7 7 (3.26%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.26%) VMware
8 6 (2.79%) EMC
9 3 (1.40%) SAP
10 2 (0.93%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.93%) Meraki
11 1 (0.47%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco
11 1 (0.47%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.47%) Gemalto
11 1 (0.47%) HP
11 1 (0.47%) Nintex