Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SimpleDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SimpleDB over the 6 months to 22 January 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 SimpleDB
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 849 876
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -9
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.005% 0.033% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
UK median daily rate £401 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.90% +8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £400 £475 £421
90th Percentile £401 £534 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SimpleDB 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 21,880 21,520 24,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.97% 22.58% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,223 14,353 16,586
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 311 429
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -6.07% +9.09%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.54 £48.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -10.17% +8.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SimpleDB in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SimpleDB in the UK

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Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SimpleDB within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 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
England -6 1 £401 -19.90% 5
London -41 1 £401 -19.90% 5

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SimpleDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SimpleDB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL