The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Database Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Engineer
Rank 159 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Database Engineer 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £550 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £248 £200 £208
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -53.60%
Database Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Database Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Database Engineer in the job title.

Database Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Engineer across the City of London region.

Database Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Database Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WorldPay