Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 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)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 509 592
Rank change year-on-year +60 +83 +29
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 224 115 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.42% 0.22% 0.094%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 1.08% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 59 34
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £355 £366
90th Percentile £625 £578 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 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 11,280 10,621 11,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.31% 20.65% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,275 6,845 7,207
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £568 £547
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 186 266
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.86% +32.08% -10.17%
10th Percentile £13.29 £14.13 £9.37
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.38 £48.19
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £30.75 £28.18
% change year-on-year +4.07% +9.12% -6.07%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
North of England +71 102 £490 +40.00% 13
Yorkshire - 77 £525 - 3
South East +19 52 £450 -1.10% 10
South West -29 28 £525 +7.69% 7
Midlands -15 22 £506 -7.95% 12
North West -4 17 £406 +12.07% 6
East of England +13 13 £475 -13.64% 6
East Midlands +14 9 £550 - 4
West Midlands -39 9 £425 -8.11% 8
North East -2 8 £313 +171.74% 4
Scotland -1 7 £550 - 3
Amazon RDS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 221 (98.66%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (51.79%) Amazon EC2
3 107 (47.77%) DevOps
4 100 (44.64%) Amazon S3
5 94 (41.96%) Linux
6 77 (34.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 73 (32.59%) Jenkins
8 69 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (30.36%) Ansible
9 68 (30.36%) Docker
10 64 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 64 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
10 64 (28.57%) Serverless
11 63 (28.13%) Auto-Scaling
12 57 (25.45%) Terraform
13 56 (25.00%) Kubernetes
13 56 (25.00%) Puppet
13 56 (25.00%) JIRA
14 55 (24.55%) Windows
15 54 (24.11%) SQL
16 46 (20.54%) Web Services
16 46 (20.54%) Python
16 46 (20.54%) Microsoft
17 45 (20.09%) Configuration Management
17 45 (20.09%) Firewall
17 45 (20.09%) Security Cleared
18 44 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (19.64%) Confluence
19 41 (18.30%) Git (software)
19 41 (18.30%) Scrum

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 44 (19.64%) Confluence
2 10 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.23%) Apache
4 4 (1.79%) IIS
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.34%) nginx
5 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.89%) Mendix
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.45%) Drupal
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Luigi
7 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 221 (98.66%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (51.79%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (44.64%) Amazon S3
4 77 (34.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 64 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
5 64 (28.57%) Serverless
5 64 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 44 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 40 (17.86%) Amazon ELB
8 34 (15.18%) Route 53
9 30 (13.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 30 (13.39%) Amazon SQS
10 23 (10.27%) GitHub
11 22 (9.82%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (9.82%) SaaS
12 21 (9.38%) IaaS
13 19 (8.48%) PaaS
14 17 (7.59%) Office 365
15 14 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (4.46%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 45 (20.09%) Firewall
2 23 (10.27%) DNS
2 23 (10.27%) VPN
3 17 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.25%) ICMP
5 10 (4.46%) HTTP
5 10 (4.46%) OpenVPN
6 5 (2.23%) SSH
7 3 (1.34%) DHCP
8 2 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.89%) SSL
9 1 (0.45%) FTP
9 1 (0.45%) Internet
9 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 38 (16.96%) MySQL
3 37 (16.52%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.82%) Amazon Aurora
5 20 (8.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 20 (8.93%) SQL Server
6 14 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.80%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.79%) Big Data
12 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.79%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.79%) Redis
12 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (32.59%) Jenkins
2 56 (25.00%) JIRA
3 41 (18.30%) Git (software)
4 33 (14.73%) Selenium
5 19 (8.48%) GitLab
6 18 (8.04%) Subversion
7 16 (7.14%) Vagrant
8 14 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (5.36%) PHPUnit
9 12 (5.36%) SonarQube
10 9 (4.02%) JUnit
10 9 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.23%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.34%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.34%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (1.34%) Toad
13 3 (1.34%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (9.38%) Finance
2 17 (7.59%) Banking
3 8 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (21.88%) Developer
3 47 (20.98%) AWS Engineer
4 33 (14.73%) AWS DevOps
5 29 (12.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 25 (11.16%) Architect
7 24 (10.71%) Consultant
8 18 (8.04%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (8.04%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (7.59%) AWS Consultant
10 16 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 14 (6.25%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.36%) AWS Architect
13 11 (4.91%) Java Developer
14 9 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (4.02%) Platform Engineer
15 8 (3.57%) .NET Architect
16 7 (3.13%) Database Engineer
16 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 6 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.54%) Web Services
2 15 (6.70%) REST
3 14 (6.25%) Redux
4 13 (5.80%) Doctrine
5 12 (5.36%) .NET
5 12 (5.36%) HTML
5 12 (5.36%) JSON
6 11 (4.91%) Node.js
7 10 (4.46%) .NET Core
7 10 (4.46%) Spring
8 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (3.57%) CSS
8 8 (3.57%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.68%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.68%) HTML5
9 6 (2.68%) jQuery
9 6 (2.68%) RESTful
9 6 (2.68%) XML
9 6 (2.68%) YAML
10 4 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.91%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.23%) NHS
6 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.79%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (41.96%) Linux
2 55 (24.55%) Windows
3 17 (7.59%) Unix
4 13 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.80%) VMS
5 7 (3.13%) CentOS
6 6 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.79%) Debian
7 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (47.77%) DevOps
2 69 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.13%) Auto-Scaling
4 45 (20.09%) Configuration Management
5 41 (18.30%) Scrum
6 38 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (14.73%) Software Delivery
8 31 (13.84%) Microservices
9 30 (13.39%) High Availability
10 27 (12.05%) Test Automation
11 23 (10.27%) Computer Science
11 23 (10.27%) Kanban
11 23 (10.27%) Open Source
12 21 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (9.38%) OO
12 21 (9.38%) Release Management
13 19 (8.48%) TDD
14 17 (7.59%) ITIL
15 15 (6.70%) IT Strategy
16 14 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.11%) SQL
2 46 (20.54%) Python
3 38 (16.96%) Bash Shell
4 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.16%) Java
6 19 (8.48%) PHP
7 17 (7.59%) Perl
8 16 (7.14%) C#
9 15 (6.70%) PowerShell
10 13 (5.80%) PHP 7
11 10 (4.46%) Ruby
11 10 (4.46%) TypeScript
12 9 (4.02%) Java 8
13 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.68%) ES6
14 6 (2.68%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.79%) Scala
16 3 (1.34%) C
16 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (20.09%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 27 (12.05%) Degree
4 21 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (6.70%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.89%) OCA
8 2 (0.89%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CISM
9 1 (0.45%) CISSP
9 1 (0.45%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.45%) MCSA
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.34%) GDPR
1 3 (1.34%) PMO
2 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.89%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 68 (30.36%) Docker
2 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.89%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) Squid
7 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 68 (30.36%) Ansible
2 57 (25.45%) Terraform
3 56 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 56 (25.00%) Puppet
4 36 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.80%) Salt
6 12 (5.36%) Grafana
7 11 (4.91%) Prometheus
8 10 (4.46%) FreeIPA
9 8 (3.57%) SCCM
10 6 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.79%) Packer
12 4 (1.79%) SCOM
13 2 (0.89%) Kibana
13 2 (0.89%) Nessus
14 1 (0.45%) logstash
14 1 (0.45%) Nagios
14 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.48%) Atlassian
2 19 (8.48%) Splunk
3 17 (7.59%) Oracle
4 15 (6.70%) Zend
5 13 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.02%) Black Duck
6 9 (4.02%) SaltStack
6 9 (4.02%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.79%) Citrix
7 4 (1.79%) VMware
8 3 (1.34%) EMC
9 2 (0.89%) HP
9 2 (0.89%) Qualys
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco
10 1 (0.45%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.45%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.45%) Google
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds