Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 870 874
Rank change year-on-year +26 +4 -23
Contract jobs citing SimpleDB 1 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.005% 0.070% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 10
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +14.46% +18.57%
10th Percentile £488 £431 £308
90th Percentile £563 £519 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SimpleDB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21531 24274 26032
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.06% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14306 16252 16836
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 377 355
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £53.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £30.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.13% +20.41% -13.04%

SimpleDB
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 July 2017. 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 +42 1 £525 +10.53% 10
London -9 1 £525 +10.53% 10

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java