Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon Aurora skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon Aurora over the 6 months to 20 July 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 Aurora
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 712 834 849
Rank change year-on-year +122 +15 +47
Contract jobs citing Amazon Aurora 131 73 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.070% 0.012%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.31% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 42 7
UK median daily rate £500 £613 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +20.10% +5.70%
10th Percentile £403 £350 £438
90th Percentile £720 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £510
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 - -

Amazon Aurora 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20,672 23,629 21,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.18% 22.68% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,157 16,489 14,222
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 246 268
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +8.77%
10th Percentile £14.29 £14.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +5.94%

Amazon Aurora
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon Aurora as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon Aurora over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon Aurora.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon Aurora over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon Aurora within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +73 108 £500 -18.37% 20
UK excluding London +62 74 £475 -9.52% 7
London +60 54 £550 -15.38% 13
Scotland - 20 £500 -
South East +31 18 £475 -24.00% 1
East of England +17 14 £425 -26.09% 1
South West -7 14 £473 -
North of England +23 6 £575 +64.29%
North West +12 6 £575 +76.92%
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
Midlands - 2 £475 - 5

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon Aurora 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 with a requirement for Amazon Aurora.

1 104 (79.39%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (57.25%) Python
3 74 (56.49%) MySQL
4 73 (55.73%) DevOps
5 70 (53.44%) Jenkins
6 64 (48.85%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (45.80%) Amazon RDS
9 59 (45.04%) Git (software)
10 56 (42.75%) Linux
11 52 (39.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 49 (37.40%) Java
13 43 (32.82%) SQL
14 39 (29.77%) Apache Spark
15 38 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (29.01%) Amazon S3
16 37 (28.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 35 (26.72%) NoSQL
17 35 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (25.95%) Ansible
18 34 (25.95%) Terraform
19 33 (25.19%) Docker
19 33 (25.19%) Bash Shell
20 32 (24.43%) Scrum
21 31 (23.66%) Puppet
21 31 (23.66%) Amazon SQS
22 30 (22.90%) AWS Lambda
22 30 (22.90%) Hadoop
23 29 (22.14%) Data Analysis
23 29 (22.14%) Data Modelling

Amazon Aurora
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 39 (29.77%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.45%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (9.92%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (9.92%) Luigi
4 7 (5.34%) Apache
5 6 (4.58%) nginx
6 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.05%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.76%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.76%) CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Confluence
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 104 (79.39%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (29.01%) Amazon S3
3 31 (23.66%) Amazon SQS
4 30 (22.90%) AWS Lambda
5 29 (22.14%) Amazon EMR
5 29 (22.14%) Serverless
6 25 (19.08%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (19.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (16.03%) Amazon Kinesis
8 15 (11.45%) PaaS
9 14 (10.69%) Datadog
10 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (6.87%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (6.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (6.11%) Power Platform
13 7 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (3.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (2.29%) GitHub
16 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) MQTT
2 3 (2.29%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (56.49%) MySQL
2 64 (48.85%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (45.80%) Amazon RDS
4 52 (39.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 37 (28.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 35 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (26.72%) NoSQL
7 30 (22.90%) Hadoop
8 21 (16.03%) Big Data
9 20 (15.27%) Apache Hive
10 16 (12.21%) Amazon Athena
10 16 (12.21%) MariaDB
11 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.92%) Azkaban
13 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
14 9 (6.87%) Oracle Database
15 8 (6.11%) Power BI
16 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
17 6 (4.58%) Redis
18 3 (2.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 70 (53.44%) Jenkins
2 59 (45.04%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (12.21%) SonarQube
5 12 (9.16%) Artifactory
6 9 (6.87%) JIRA
7 4 (3.05%) GitLab
8 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.76%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.76%) Mockito
9 1 (0.76%) Protractor
9 1 (0.76%) Selenium
9 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Retail
3 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
5 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (29.77%) Developer
2 31 (23.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (20.61%) Data Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Lead DevOps
5 14 (10.69%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (10.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) DBA
7 9 (6.87%) Architect
7 9 (6.87%) AWS Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Senior Data Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (6.11%) Data Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Data Analytics Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) Kafka
2 16 (12.21%) LDAP
3 15 (11.45%) RESTful
4 14 (10.69%) Web Services
5 13 (9.92%) Spark Streaming
6 9 (6.87%) Node.js
7 8 (6.11%) .NET
8 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.58%) CSS
8 6 (4.58%) Middleware
8 6 (4.58%) Spring Boot
9 5 (3.82%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.82%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (3.82%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.82%) React
10 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.05%) jQuery
10 4 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (3.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.34%) Life Science
2 7 (5.34%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.29%) Pricing Data
5 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Replication
5 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Equities
6 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.75%) Linux
2 24 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (17.56%) CentOS
4 5 (3.82%) Windows
5 4 (3.05%) Unix
6 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) DevOps
2 62 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (24.43%) Scrum
5 29 (22.14%) Data Analysis
5 29 (22.14%) Data Modelling
6 27 (20.61%) Microservices
7 19 (14.50%) Analytics
7 19 (14.50%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 19 (14.50%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (13.74%) Open Source
9 17 (12.98%) Continuous Deployment
9 17 (12.98%) TDD
10 16 (12.21%) OWASP
10 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
11 15 (11.45%) Technical Leadership
12 14 (10.69%) ETL
12 14 (10.69%) Service Management
13 13 (9.92%) ITSM
13 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (57.25%) Python
2 49 (37.40%) Java
3 43 (32.82%) SQL
4 33 (25.19%) Bash Shell
5 27 (20.61%) Scala
6 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.63%) C#
8 8 (6.11%) PHP
9 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.82%) Groovy
11 4 (3.05%) Java 8
11 4 (3.05%) R
12 2 (1.53%) ES6
12 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.53%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) Go
13 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.76%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) RHCE
4 3 (2.29%) Degree
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) NCSC
1 16 (12.21%) NIST
2 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) GDPR
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 33 (25.19%) Docker
2 11 (8.40%) Apache Flume
3 8 (6.11%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.53%) HDFS
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (25.95%) Ansible
1 34 (25.95%) Terraform
2 31 (23.66%) Puppet
3 25 (19.08%) Packer
4 15 (11.45%) Kubernetes
5 11 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.82%) Consul
7 3 (2.29%) Grafana
7 3 (2.29%) Kibana
7 3 (2.29%) logstash
7 3 (2.29%) Marathon
7 3 (2.29%) Mesos
7 3 (2.29%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.53%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.76%) Istio
9 1 (0.76%) Nagios
9 1 (0.76%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.76%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Splunk
2 16 (12.21%) Oracle
3 15 (11.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.87%) Cloudera
5 7 (5.34%) Percona
5 7 (5.34%) Qualys
6 4 (3.05%) Talend
7 3 (2.29%) Google
7 3 (2.29%) hybris
7 3 (2.29%) Tableau
8 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.53%) New Relic
8 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.53%) Sybase
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.76%) Murex