Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 681 495 635
Rank change year-on-year -186 +140 +139
Contract jobs citing Amazon Aurora 140 98 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 1.08% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 58
10th Percentile £415 £404 £371
25th Percentile £438 £431 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £588
Median % change year-on-year +0.05% -14.94% +6.82%
75th Percentile £575 £550 £750
90th Percentile £664 £579 £813
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £473 £475
% change year-on-year -4.23% -0.53% -9.52%

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 18,454 9,115 15,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.27% 21.84% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,143 6,271 10,609
10th Percentile £363 £313 £318
25th Percentile £435 £390 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 180 216
10th Percentile £17.20 £13.95 £12.00
25th Percentile £24.50 £19.59 £17.00
Median hourly rate £43.85 £27.23 £25.25
Median % change year-on-year +61.04% +7.84% -6.74%
75th Percentile £62.15 £49.06 £42.50
90th Percentile £72.75 £62.00 £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.62 £22.50
% change year-on-year +79.91% +4.99% -13.64%

Amazon Aurora
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon Aurora.

Daily rate trend for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon Aurora over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon Aurora in the UK

Amazon Aurora
Top 13 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -155 87 £525 +0.96% 34
UK excluding London -93 59 £453 -4.23% 24
London -156 54 £550 +4.76% 13
Scotland -26 40 £450 -
Work from Home -165 26 £500 +1.01% 7
North of England -56 6 £530 +18.44% 7
Yorkshire - 5 £530 - 1
South East - 5 £519 - 4
East Midlands -31 3 £400 -23.08% 1
Midlands -57 3 £400 -23.08% 6
South West - 3 £475 - 2
East of England -54 2 £456 -8.66% 2
North West -43 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 123 (87.86%) AWS
2 84 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (50.71%) Serverless
4 68 (48.57%) AWS Lambda
5 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (37.14%) Amazon S3
6 52 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 48 (34.29%) JavaScript
8 45 (32.14%) CI/CD
9 42 (30.00%) Python
10 41 (29.29%) React
11 39 (27.86%) Java
11 39 (27.86%) TypeScript
12 37 (26.43%) Infrastructure as Code
13 33 (23.57%) Kubernetes
13 33 (23.57%) Microservices
13 33 (23.57%) Docker
13 33 (23.57%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (22.86%) Grafana
14 32 (22.86%) Accessibility
15 31 (22.14%) Public Sector
15 31 (22.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
16 30 (21.43%) Terraform
17 29 (20.71%) HTML
17 29 (20.71%) MySQL
18 27 (19.29%) CSS
19 26 (18.57%) SQL
19 26 (18.57%) DevOps
20 23 (16.43%) Test Automation

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 12 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.86%) CMS
2 4 (2.86%) Confluence
2 4 (2.86%) GeoServer
3 3 (2.14%) Drupal
3 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.14%) WordPress
4 2 (1.43%) Apache Pulsar
4 2 (1.43%) Jetty
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 123 (87.86%) AWS
2 71 (50.71%) Serverless
3 68 (48.57%) AWS Lambda
4 52 (37.14%) Amazon S3
4 52 (37.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (12.86%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (12.86%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (10.71%) OpenShift
7 13 (9.29%) Amazon EKS
8 11 (7.86%) Amazon ECS
8 11 (7.86%) Azure
9 10 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (6.43%) Route 53
11 8 (5.71%) AWS CodePipeline
11 8 (5.71%) GitHub
12 7 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
12 7 (5.00%) Power Platform
13 6 (4.29%) Amazon Cognito
13 6 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) HTTP
1 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (23.57%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (22.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 29 (20.71%) MySQL
5 22 (15.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (12.14%) Amazon Athena
7 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 11 (7.86%) Redis
9 10 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 9 (6.43%) MongoDB
10 9 (6.43%) NoSQL
10 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (5.00%) MariaDB
11 7 (5.00%) Power BI
12 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
13 5 (3.57%) Data Lake
14 4 (2.86%) Big Data
14 4 (2.86%) GIS
14 4 (2.86%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.29%) Cypress.io
3 6 (4.29%) SonarQube
3 6 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.86%) CircleCI
5 4 (2.86%) JIRA
6 3 (2.14%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.43%) Flyway
7 2 (1.43%) GitLab
7 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.43%) JUnit
7 2 (1.43%) Log4j
7 2 (1.43%) Maven
7 2 (1.43%) Snyk
7 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 31 (22.14%) Public Sector
2 18 (12.86%) Finance
3 17 (12.14%) Social Skills
4 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (5.00%) Retail
6 6 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.29%) Legal
7 4 (2.86%) Billing
8 3 (2.14%) General Ledger
8 3 (2.14%) Marketing
9 2 (1.43%) Games
9 2 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 50 (35.71%) Developer
2 29 (20.71%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (12.14%) Data Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.00%) DBA
6 12 (8.57%) AWS Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Technical Leader
7 11 (7.86%) Architect
8 9 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
12 4 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.14%) Cloud Engineer
13 3 (2.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.29%) React
2 29 (20.71%) HTML
3 27 (19.29%) CSS
4 19 (13.57%) Spring
5 18 (12.86%) Node.js
6 17 (12.14%) Spring Boot
7 15 (10.71%) Kafka
8 13 (9.29%) RESTful
9 10 (7.14%) Lambda Expressions
10 9 (6.43%) Spring Security
11 7 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.00%) JSON
11 7 (5.00%) OAuth
11 7 (5.00%) OAuth2
11 7 (5.00%) REST
12 6 (4.29%) GraphQL
13 5 (3.57%) OpenLayers
13 5 (3.57%) PostGIS
13 5 (3.57%) Swagger
13 5 (3.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) User Experience
2 16 (11.43%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (6.43%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.86%) Replication
6 3 (2.14%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
8 1 (0.71%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (1.43%) Android
2 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.14%) CI/CD
3 37 (26.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 33 (23.57%) Microservices
5 26 (18.57%) DevOps
6 23 (16.43%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.71%) Human-Centred Design
7 22 (15.71%) Mentoring
7 22 (15.71%) Software Engineering
8 20 (14.29%) Coaching
8 20 (14.29%) Service Design
9 19 (13.57%) ETL
9 19 (13.57%) Migration
9 19 (13.57%) Product Management
9 19 (13.57%) Scrum
10 17 (12.14%) TDD
11 16 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 14 (10.00%) Code Coverage
13 13 (9.29%) Architecture Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 42 (30.00%) Python
3 39 (27.86%) Java
3 39 (27.86%) TypeScript
4 26 (18.57%) SQL
5 14 (10.00%) Java 11
6 5 (3.57%) C#
6 5 (3.57%) PHP
7 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.14%) Bash
8 3 (2.14%) Kotlin
8 3 (2.14%) Scala
9 2 (1.43%) Go
9 2 (1.43%) Java 8
10 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.71%) Gremlin
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.71%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) RHCE
4 1 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.86%) Accessibility
2 6 (4.29%) GDPR
3 3 (2.14%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (23.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (23.57%) Kubernetes
2 32 (22.86%) Grafana
3 30 (21.43%) Terraform
4 13 (9.29%) Ansible
5 10 (7.14%) Prometheus
6 5 (3.57%) Kibana
7 2 (1.43%) Graphite
7 2 (1.43%) logstash
8 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.71%) Istio
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.71%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Oracle
2 7 (5.00%) Informatica
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.14%) Amplitude
4 3 (2.14%) Databricks
4 3 (2.14%) Google
4 3 (2.14%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.14%) Splunk
5 2 (1.43%) MKS
5 2 (1.43%) Okta
6 1 (0.71%) CA
6 1 (0.71%) Cadence
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) New Relic
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) WSO2
6 1 (0.71%) Zend