The first table below looks at the demand for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 123 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 0.98% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate £238 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +23.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
442 408 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.49% 16.60% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 154 134
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
RDBMS
South East

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the Berkshire region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Berkshire region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 2 £225 -
Reading - 2 £575 - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £225 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Ascot - - - - 1
RDBMS
South East

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS.

1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Ruby
5 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) Sybase
7 5 (21.74%) JSP
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (21.74%) JSON
7 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) User Stories
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
7 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) MySQL
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) WinRunner
9 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) DB2
5 3 (13.04%) OLAP
6 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) WinRunner
1 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (13.04%) ERwin
1 3 (13.04%) Ranorex
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) EasyMock
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) JSP
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Struts
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) SCORM
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) User Stories
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
5 2 (8.70%) Revenue Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Siebel
4 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) Docent
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) CODA
5 1 (4.35%) Kalido