Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 4 July 2020 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 142 170
Rank change year-on-year +35 +28 -4
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 11 40 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.86% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.89% 4.33% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 11
Median daily rate £550 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.55% -3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £475 £365 £400
90th Percentile £606 £500 £620
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +35.94% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 380 923 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.74% 19.84% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 588 607
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £280
90th Percentile £573 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% -13.79%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon RDS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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
Birmingham +10 9 £550 +20.55% 5
Coventry +33 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 10 (90.91%) AWS
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) jMock
5 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Postfix
5 5 (45.45%) DbUnit
5 5 (45.45%) Mockito
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Maven
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) JUnit
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) PowerMock
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) Microservices
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (36.36%) Spring Cloud
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3

Amazon RDS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) AWS
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (9.09%) Azure
5 1 (9.09%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Route 53
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) DbUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) jMock
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Mockito
1 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Police
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (45.45%) PowerMock
1 5 (45.45%) RESTful
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Spring Cloud
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) VMS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Microservices
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) BPMN
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
8 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
8 1 (9.09%) Server Management
8 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Postfix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Informatica
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat