Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 174 171
Rank change year-on-year +37 -3 +39
Contract jobs citing Amazon RDS 41 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.49% 2.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 5
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £373 £394 £310
90th Percentile £503 £579 £500
England median daily rate £500 £533 £488
% change year-on-year -6.10% +9.23% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £32.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +62.50% +30.69% -38.79%

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 913 928 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.87% 17.94% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 613 555
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £305 £276 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -32.26% +51.22%
10th Percentile £10.93 £15.54 £23.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £40.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £29.81
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.70% +4.60%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon RDS in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 July 2019. 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 +34 35 £463 -15.91% 12
Coventry -2 3 £325 -23.53% 3
Shropshire +7 1 - -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (92.68%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (60.98%) Migration
3 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
3 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
4 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
5 22 (53.66%) Java
6 21 (51.22%) Web Services
6 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (48.78%) TDD
7 20 (48.78%) Scrum
7 20 (48.78%) Spring
7 20 (48.78%) Maven
7 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (48.78%) Kanban
7 20 (48.78%) jMock
7 20 (48.78%) SOAP
7 20 (48.78%) JUnit
7 20 (48.78%) PowerMock
7 20 (48.78%) DbUnit
7 20 (48.78%) Mockito
7 20 (48.78%) BDD
7 20 (48.78%) RESTful
7 20 (48.78%) Amazon SQS
7 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
7 20 (48.78%) SonarQube
8 19 (46.34%) Spring Cloud
8 19 (46.34%) Postfix
8 19 (46.34%) Open Source
8 19 (46.34%) ActiveMQ

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 3 (7.32%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 41 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (92.68%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (48.78%) Amazon SQS
4 18 (43.90%) Amazon S3
5 16 (39.02%) Route 53
6 15 (36.59%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (9.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (9.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (7.32%) CloudFront
8 3 (7.32%) IaaS
8 3 (7.32%) PaaS
9 2 (4.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (2.44%) Office 365
10 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
10 1 (2.44%) SaaS
10 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
2 20 (48.78%) DbUnit
2 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (48.78%) jMock
2 20 (48.78%) JUnit
2 20 (48.78%) Maven
2 20 (48.78%) Mockito
2 20 (48.78%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
1 20 (48.78%) Java Developer
2 13 (31.71%) AWS DevOps
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Web Services
2 20 (48.78%) PowerMock
2 20 (48.78%) RESTful
2 20 (48.78%) SOAP
2 20 (48.78%) Spring
3 19 (46.34%) ActiveMQ
3 19 (46.34%) Spring Cloud
4 11 (26.83%) Hibernate
4 11 (26.83%) JPA
5 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
6 9 (21.95%) REST
7 5 (12.20%) J2EE
8 3 (7.32%) LAMP
8 3 (7.32%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.88%) .NET
9 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
10 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Migration
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) BDD
3 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (48.78%) Kanban
3 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 20 (48.78%) TDD
4 19 (46.34%) Open Source
5 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
5 17 (41.46%) DevOps
6 10 (24.39%) BPMN
6 10 (24.39%) Microservices
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) Biometrics
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.88%) Strategic Roadmap
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
1 25 (60.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Postfix
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Puppet
1 14 (34.15%) Terraform
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) VirtaMove
3 1 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (2.44%) Veeam
3 1 (2.44%) VMware