The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 City of London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 148 142 165
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 47 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 1.07% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 4.73% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 38
Average daily rate
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£475 £528 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.95% +11.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £338 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £700 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +10.29%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1317 1607 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.00% 22.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1178 1183
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.03% +14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £51.30 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
RDBMS
London

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 80 (63.49%) Oracle
3 62 (49.21%) SQL
4 44 (34.92%) Finance
5 43 (34.13%) Banking
6 41 (32.54%) Java
7 39 (30.95%) Oracle Database
8 38 (30.16%) SQL Server
9 36 (28.57%) Linux
10 29 (23.02%) UNIX
11 26 (20.63%) Perl
12 25 (19.84%) PL/SQL
13 21 (16.67%) Scrum
14 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (15.08%) Investment Banking
16 18 (14.29%) Sybase
17 17 (13.49%) Python
17 17 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (12.70%) Degree
18 16 (12.70%) Windows
18 16 (12.70%) HTML
19 15 (11.90%) TDD
19 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (11.90%) NoSQL
20 14 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
20 14 (11.11%) CSS
20 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
21 13 (10.32%) ETL
21 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
21 13 (10.32%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.38%) GemFire
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) PaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) SAN
2 3 (2.38%) SSL
2 3 (2.38%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.38%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 39 (30.95%) Oracle Database
3 38 (30.16%) SQL Server
4 17 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (11.90%) NoSQL
6 12 (9.52%) DB2
7 11 (8.73%) BusinessObjects XI
7 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (6.35%) MySQL
9 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
10 6 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.97%) OLAP
11 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Subversion
2 8 (6.35%) Maven
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.97%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.17%) Ant
5 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.59%) Selenium
6 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.59%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.59%) JMeter
6 2 (1.59%) Toad
7 1 (0.79%) WebSpeed
7 1 (0.79%) ERwin
7 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) PVCS
General
1 44 (34.92%) Finance
2 43 (34.13%) Banking
3 19 (15.08%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.56%) Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.17%) Front Office
5 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) International Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Games
6 2 (1.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (41.27%) Developer
2 18 (14.29%) Analyst
3 17 (13.49%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.32%) DBA
5 11 (8.73%) Architect
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Administrator
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.97%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.97%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Database Architect
11 5 (3.97%) Integration Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.17%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) HTML
2 14 (11.11%) CSS
3 13 (10.32%) .NET
4 12 (9.52%) XML
5 11 (8.73%) Web Services
5 11 (8.73%) Spring
6 10 (7.94%) Hibernate
7 9 (7.14%) Lucene
7 9 (7.14%) HTML5
8 8 (6.35%) CSS3
8 8 (6.35%) JDBC
9 7 (5.56%) Java EE
10 6 (4.76%) JMS
11 5 (3.97%) J2EE
11 5 (3.97%) SOAP
11 5 (3.97%) JSON
12 4 (3.17%) WPF
13 3 (2.38%) Middleware
13 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Replication
3 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.35%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.56%) Clustering
5 5 (3.97%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.97%) Open Source
6 3 (2.38%) Derivative
6 3 (2.38%) Economics
6 3 (2.38%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.59%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.59%) Statistics
7 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Linux
2 29 (23.02%) UNIX
3 16 (12.70%) Windows
4 9 (7.14%) Solaris
4 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.97%) AIX
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) Scrum
2 20 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (11.90%) TDD
3 15 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (10.32%) ETL
4 13 (10.32%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (8.73%) Validation
5 11 (8.73%) Data Management
5 11 (8.73%) Multithreading
6 10 (7.94%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.14%) SOA
7 9 (7.14%) Project Management
7 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.14%) Data Validation
8 8 (6.35%) Data Architecture
8 8 (6.35%) DevOps
8 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.35%) Migration
8 8 (6.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) SQL
2 41 (32.54%) Java
3 26 (20.63%) Perl
4 25 (19.84%) PL/SQL
5 17 (13.49%) Python
6 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.52%) C#
7 12 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.97%) VBA
9 5 (3.97%) PHP
9 5 (3.97%) C++
10 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.38%) VBScript
11 3 (2.38%) Scala
12 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.59%) C
13 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.59%) RHCE
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.79%) CFA
4 1 (0.79%) MCITP
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.59%) RHEV
3 2 (1.59%) KVM
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Puppet
2 5 (3.97%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.38%) Control-M
4 3 (2.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (63.49%) Oracle
2 18 (14.29%) Sybase
3 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.73%) Business Objects
5 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.35%) Hyperion
7 6 (4.76%) Splunk
8 5 (3.97%) IBM
8 5 (3.97%) Informatica
8 5 (3.97%) Cognos
9 4 (3.17%) Teradata
10 3 (2.38%) BMC
10 3 (2.38%) VMware
10 3 (2.38%) Google
10 3 (2.38%) Akamai
11 2 (1.59%) Tableau
11 2 (1.59%) WSO2
12 1 (0.79%) Remedy
12 1 (0.79%) Veritas
12 1 (0.79%) Actuate
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