The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 127 150 146
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 30 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.91% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 3.56% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 48
Average daily rate £575 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £373 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £46.09 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.27%
RDBMS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
869 1403 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.89% 25.66% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1114 1040
Average daily rate £488 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RDBMS
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 RDBMS across the City of London region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 74 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (58.11%) Java
3 39 (52.70%) Finance
4 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.19%) SQL
6 28 (37.84%) Banking
7 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
8 23 (31.08%) Oracle
9 15 (20.27%) SDLC
10 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
10 14 (18.92%) REST
10 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
11 13 (17.57%) Degree
11 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
11 13 (17.57%) .NET
12 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
12 12 (16.22%) Python
12 12 (16.22%) Mathematics
12 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.86%) C#
13 11 (14.86%) Front Office
13 11 (14.86%) Games
14 10 (13.51%) Perl
14 10 (13.51%) Unix
14 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
14 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
15 8 (10.81%) Equities
15 8 (10.81%) Windows
15 8 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
16 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.70%) WMQI
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.35%) GemFire
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) DNS
1 2 (2.70%) FTP
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
1 2 (2.70%) IPsec
1 2 (2.70%) SSL
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.76%) MySQL
6 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.05%) Big Data
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.70%) HBase
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.76%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
4 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.05%) NUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.70%) Hudson
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) PVCS
6 1 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 28 (37.84%) Banking
3 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
4 11 (14.86%) Front Office
4 11 (14.86%) Games
5 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) Law
6 2 (2.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.35%) Advertising
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 29 (39.19%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Games Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Java Games Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Telecoms Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Business Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Front Office Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.05%) DBA
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) REST
2 13 (17.57%) .NET
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 7 (9.46%) SOAP
4 6 (8.11%) JSON
4 6 (8.11%) Web Services
5 5 (6.76%) CSS
5 5 (6.76%) XML
6 4 (5.41%) ADO.NET
6 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.41%) LINQ
6 4 (5.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 4 (5.41%) RESTful
6 4 (5.41%) Spring
6 4 (5.41%) WCF
6 4 (5.41%) WPF
6 4 (5.41%) XML Schema
7 3 (4.05%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.22%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.81%) Equities
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Derivative
4 3 (4.05%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.05%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.70%) Fintech
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.35%) Economics
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Unix
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) SDLC
3 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
4 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
4 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 8 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (9.46%) BDD
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) OO
7 6 (8.11%) TDD
8 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.76%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) Analytics
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Open Source
9 4 (5.41%) SOA
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) UML
9 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 29 (39.19%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) Python
4 11 (14.86%) C#
5 10 (13.51%) Perl
6 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.76%) Scala
8 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.41%) XAML
9 3 (4.05%) C++
10 2 (2.70%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.70%) Ruby
10 2 (2.70%) SOQL
10 2 (2.70%) VC++
11 1 (1.35%) Korn
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) KVM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.35%) Control-M
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) IBM
3 4 (5.41%) Sybase
4 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) OpenLink
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.35%) Calypso
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.35%) Murex
6 1 (1.35%) Nintex
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
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