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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
London / City of London
Rank 129 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 24 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.25% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 4.74% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 57
Median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £598 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
864 801 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.30% 26.44% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 625 964
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 42 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
3 18 (42.86%) Java
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle
6 12 (28.57%) Python
6 12 (28.57%) Banking
7 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) Front Office
10 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (19.05%) Sybase
10 8 (19.05%) Degree
10 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
11 7 (16.67%) Open Source
11 7 (16.67%) Ruby
11 7 (16.67%) HTTP
11 7 (16.67%) Equities
12 6 (14.29%) Change Management
12 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.29%) Perl
12 6 (14.29%) HTML
12 6 (14.29%) jQuery
12 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
12 6 (14.29%) Analytics
12 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery

RDBMS
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Pig
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) IPsec
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (11.90%) Apache Hive
5 5 (11.90%) Big Data
5 5 (11.90%) Data Lake
5 5 (11.90%) Flink
5 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
5 5 (11.90%) HBase
6 4 (9.52%) DB2
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (7.14%) MySQL
7 3 (7.14%) Neo4j
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.76%) QlikView
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.14%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.38%) CMake
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) PVCS
5 1 (2.38%) SCons
5 1 (2.38%) Toad
5 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Front Office
4 4 (9.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Perl Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Games Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Games Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) jQuery
2 5 (11.90%) Akka
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
2 5 (11.90%) Kafka
2 5 (11.90%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) Ajax
3 4 (9.52%) JSON
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (7.14%) Catalyst
4 3 (7.14%) CPAN
4 3 (7.14%) DBIx::Class
4 3 (7.14%) J2SE
4 3 (7.14%) JMS
4 3 (7.14%) Moose
4 3 (7.14%) Plack
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Equities
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Statistics
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Open Source
3 6 (14.29%) Analytics
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) MapReduce
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (7.14%) Kanban
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) Python
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) Scala
7 4 (9.52%) R
7 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.76%) C#
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.38%) C++
10 1 (2.38%) Go
10 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.38%) SOQL
10 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
1 2 (4.76%) KVM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Sybase
3 5 (11.90%) Hortonworks
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Tableau
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) Serena
5 2 (4.76%) Talend
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas
6 1 (2.38%) Zend