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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 July 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 Relational Database Service (RDS)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 398 333 318
Rank change year-on-year -65 -15 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 553 500 311
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 3.54% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 414 259
10th Percentile £428 £425 £450
25th Percentile £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £675 £623 £600
90th Percentile £743 £713 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £517
% change year-on-year +5.26% -8.17% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £53.50 - £48.84
25th Percentile £55.00 - £49.86
Median hourly rate £58.75 - £51.58
75th Percentile £61.25 - £53.29
90th Percentile £62.00 - £54.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £51.58

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 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 17,303 14,141 9,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.45% 21.32% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,323 9,679 6,466
10th Percentile £380 £330 £325
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 213 130
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.90 £14.09
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.25 £18.85
Median hourly rate £37.80 £26.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.64% +6.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £63.00 £45.00 £45.31
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.16 £61.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.90 £24.70
% change year-on-year +40.56% +0.81% -17.67%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Amazon RDS.

Hourly rate trend for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 3 July 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 -89 438 £575 +9.52% 106
Work from Home -123 306 £588 +11.90% 44
London -128 257 £600 +14.29% 52
UK excluding London +24 168 £500 +5.26% 57
North of England -12 49 £573 +13.37% 20
South East -6 37 £480 -15.42% 5
South West -4 29 £500 +17.65% 9
Yorkshire -12 25 £573 +4.09% 10
North West -20 24 £500 - 8
East of England -10 19 £428 +7.00% 4
Scotland -7 16 £535 +7.00% 1
Midlands -38 15 £475 -3.06% 16
West Midlands -43 14 £488 -0.51% 10
Wales -6 3 £500 -2.91% 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 6

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 526 (95.12%) AWS
2 294 (53.16%) DevOps
3 285 (51.54%) Amazon S3
4 260 (47.02%) Amazon EC2
5 239 (43.22%) Serverless
6 228 (41.23%) Terraform
7 226 (40.87%) AWS Lambda
8 214 (38.70%) Jenkins
8 214 (38.70%) Agile
9 209 (37.79%) Python
10 204 (36.89%) CI/CD
11 203 (36.71%) Kubernetes
12 185 (33.45%) Docker
13 165 (29.84%) Linux
14 150 (27.12%) Infrastructure as Code
15 146 (26.40%) Java
16 142 (25.68%) Azure
16 142 (25.68%) Git (software)
17 134 (24.23%) Security Cleared
18 131 (23.69%) Ansible
19 122 (22.06%) AWS CloudFormation
20 120 (21.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 119 (21.52%) SQL
22 114 (20.61%) SC Cleared
23 108 (19.53%) DynamoDB
23 108 (19.53%) Amazon ECS
24 105 (18.99%) GitLab
25 104 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
26 103 (18.63%) Windows
27 95 (17.18%) Amazon Redshift

Amazon RDS
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 57 (10.31%) Confluence
2 37 (6.69%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.62%) SAS
3 20 (3.62%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.89%) nginx
5 13 (2.35%) Apache
6 12 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.99%) IIS
8 7 (1.27%) Apache Pig
8 7 (1.27%) Luigi
8 7 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.36%) Drupal
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.54%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 526 (95.12%) AWS
2 285 (51.54%) Amazon S3
3 260 (47.02%) Amazon EC2
4 239 (43.22%) Serverless
5 226 (40.87%) AWS Lambda
6 142 (25.68%) Azure
7 122 (22.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 120 (21.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 108 (19.53%) Amazon ECS
10 94 (17.00%) Amazon SQS
11 91 (16.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 87 (15.73%) Route 53
13 75 (13.56%) Amazon EKS
13 75 (13.56%) GitHub
14 63 (11.39%) AWS CloudTrail
15 60 (10.85%) Amazon ELB
15 60 (10.85%) AWS CodePipeline
16 51 (9.22%) GCP
17 42 (7.59%) CloudFront
18 41 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.50%) DNS
2 36 (6.51%) Firewall
3 30 (5.42%) VPN
4 21 (3.80%) DHCP
5 11 (1.99%) HTTP
6 6 (1.08%) SD-WAN
6 6 (1.08%) SSH
6 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.08%) tcpdump
6 6 (1.08%) WAN
7 5 (0.90%) SSL
8 4 (0.72%) Calico
8 4 (0.72%) FTP
8 4 (0.72%) Internet
8 4 (0.72%) Network Security
8 4 (0.72%) SMTP
8 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.54%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (19.53%) DynamoDB
2 104 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (17.18%) Amazon Redshift
4 88 (15.91%) MySQL
5 52 (9.40%) SQL Server
6 48 (8.68%) Relational Database
7 45 (8.14%) Amazon Aurora
8 43 (7.78%) Pentaho
9 39 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (5.97%) Big Data
11 31 (5.61%) NoSQL
12 30 (5.42%) Oracle Database
12 30 (5.42%) Power BI
13 29 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (5.06%) Amazon Athena
14 28 (5.06%) MongoDB
15 26 (4.70%) Redis
16 24 (4.34%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (3.62%) Hadoop
18 18 (3.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 214 (38.70%) Jenkins
2 142 (25.68%) Git (software)
3 105 (18.99%) GitLab
4 64 (11.57%) JIRA
5 46 (8.32%) Artifactory
6 37 (6.69%) Bitbucket
7 33 (5.97%) Maven
8 28 (5.06%) SonarQube
9 22 (3.98%) JUnit
10 20 (3.62%) Subversion
11 19 (3.44%) CircleCI
12 18 (3.25%) Zephyr
13 13 (2.35%) Mockito
14 11 (1.99%) Gradle
15 8 (1.45%) DbUnit
15 8 (1.45%) jMock
15 8 (1.45%) Locust
16 7 (1.27%) ER Studio
17 6 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
17 6 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 74 (13.38%) Finance
2 60 (10.85%) Public Sector
3 53 (9.58%) Social Skills
4 40 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.53%) Front Office
5 14 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.63%) Influencing Skills
6 9 (1.63%) Law
6 9 (1.63%) Retail
7 7 (1.27%) Banking
8 6 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (0.90%) Legal
10 4 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (0.72%) Publishing
11 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (26.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 122 (22.06%) AWS Engineer
3 106 (19.17%) Developer
4 89 (16.09%) AWS DevOps
5 78 (14.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 68 (12.30%) Architect
7 36 (6.51%) DBA
8 34 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 33 (5.97%) Analyst
10 30 (5.42%) Data Engineer
11 27 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (4.70%) AWS Developer
13 23 (4.16%) Technical Architect
14 22 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
15 18 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
16 17 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
17 16 (2.89%) AWS Architect
17 16 (2.89%) Consultant
18 15 (2.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.02%) Kafka
2 59 (10.67%) Elastic Stack
3 54 (9.76%) Node.js
4 50 (9.04%) React
5 49 (8.86%) REST
6 48 (8.68%) JSON
7 44 (7.96%) Spring
8 40 (7.23%) Spring Boot
9 35 (6.33%) RESTful
10 34 (6.15%) YAML
11 31 (5.61%) HTML
12 30 (5.42%) .NET
13 29 (5.24%) GraphQL
14 26 (4.70%) AngularJS
15 23 (4.16%) CSS
16 21 (3.80%) J2EE
17 20 (3.62%) Web Services
18 17 (3.07%) JPA
19 15 (2.71%) Hibernate
20 14 (2.53%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.42%) Data Protection Act
2 29 (5.24%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.98%) Cloud Native
4 22 (3.98%) Clustering
5 16 (2.89%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.81%) Replication
10 7 (1.27%) Derivative
10 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.27%) Equities
10 7 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.08%) NHS
12 5 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.90%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 165 (29.84%) Linux
2 103 (18.63%) Windows
3 65 (11.75%) Unix
4 31 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.34%) Ubuntu
6 23 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.98%) CentOS
7 22 (3.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (3.07%) Amazon Linux
8 17 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.27%) Debian
9 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.54%) Alpine Linux
10 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Android
11 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.36%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (53.16%) DevOps
2 214 (38.70%) Agile
3 204 (36.89%) CI/CD
4 150 (27.12%) Infrastructure as Code
5 86 (15.55%) Microservices
6 71 (12.84%) Test Automation
7 68 (12.30%) Migration
8 66 (11.93%) Scrum
9 65 (11.75%) Analytics
10 62 (11.21%) ETL
11 60 (10.85%) Configuration Management
12 57 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (9.22%) Software Engineering
15 47 (8.50%) Open Source
16 45 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
17 43 (7.78%) Data Modelling
18 40 (7.23%) Deployment Automation
18 40 (7.23%) TDD
19 37 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 209 (37.79%) Python
2 146 (26.40%) Java
3 119 (21.52%) SQL
4 75 (13.56%) Bash
5 73 (13.20%) JavaScript
6 60 (10.85%) Ruby
7 51 (9.22%) PowerShell
8 45 (8.14%) TypeScript
9 34 (6.15%) Go
10 29 (5.24%) T-SQL
11 24 (4.34%) PL/SQL
12 22 (3.98%) C#
13 21 (3.80%) VBScript
14 18 (3.25%) Shell Script
15 17 (3.07%) Perl
16 14 (2.53%) Scala
17 12 (2.17%) Groovy
17 12 (2.17%) PHP
18 8 (1.45%) C++
19 5 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 134 (24.23%) Security Cleared
2 114 (20.61%) SC Cleared
3 58 (10.49%) AWS Certification
4 19 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 19 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.53%) Degree
6 6 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.72%) CCA
7 4 (0.72%) HND
8 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCP
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.70%) QA
2 12 (2.17%) GDPR
3 5 (0.90%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.90%) MiFID
4 3 (0.54%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.36%) EMIR
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 185 (33.45%) Docker
2 36 (6.51%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (1.27%) Postfix
7 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.18%) HDFS
10 1 (0.18%) NFS
10 1 (0.18%) pfSense
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 228 (41.23%) Terraform
2 203 (36.71%) Kubernetes
3 131 (23.69%) Ansible
4 56 (10.13%) Puppet
5 55 (9.95%) Prometheus
6 54 (9.76%) Grafana
7 37 (6.69%) Kibana
8 29 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (3.07%) Nagios
10 14 (2.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 14 (2.53%) Packer
11 9 (1.63%) SCCM
12 8 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (1.45%) Istio
13 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (1.27%) Rancher
13 7 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (1.08%) Anchore
14 6 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (1.08%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 75 (13.56%) Oracle
2 51 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.51%) VMware
4 32 (5.79%) Talend
5 30 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.62%) Informatica
7 18 (3.25%) New Relic
8 14 (2.53%) SAP
9 13 (2.35%) Google
9 13 (2.35%) IBM
10 11 (1.99%) Citrix
10 11 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.81%) Cadence
12 9 (1.63%) Splunk
13 8 (1.45%) Databricks
14 7 (1.27%) BiZZdesign
14 7 (1.27%) Cloudera
14 7 (1.27%) EqualLogic
14 7 (1.27%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.27%) NetApp