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 26 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 128 122 154
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 64 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.37% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 5.60% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 33
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
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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
1170 1463 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.09% 24.35% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1089 1064
Average daily rate £428 £438 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £41.53 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +101.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 71 (62.28%) SQL
3 57 (50.00%) Java
4 53 (46.49%) Oracle
5 46 (40.35%) UNIX
6 40 (35.09%) Linux
7 39 (34.21%) Finance
8 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
8 29 (25.44%) HTML
8 29 (25.44%) Oracle Database
9 25 (21.93%) JSP
9 25 (21.93%) Windows
9 25 (21.93%) Banking
10 24 (21.05%) Data Modelling
11 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
12 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.67%) C#
13 18 (15.79%) Configuration Management
14 17 (14.91%) PL/SQL
14 17 (14.91%) Servlets
14 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 15 (13.16%) jQuery
16 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
18 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (10.53%) Struts
18 12 (10.53%) OO
18 12 (10.53%) .NET
18 12 (10.53%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.51%) Apache
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) FileNet
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.88%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Endur
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) LDAP
1 3 (2.63%) DNS
1 3 (2.63%) SAN
2 2 (1.75%) DHCP
2 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) AMQP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) IPsec
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (25.44%) Oracle Database
2 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.77%) Big Data
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (7.89%) DB2
7 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (7.02%) MySQL
8 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.63%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Ant
1 6 (5.26%) Maven
2 5 (4.39%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.51%) Toad
4 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.63%) Subversion
5 2 (1.75%) Selenium
5 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.88%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (34.21%) Finance
2 25 (21.93%) Banking
3 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.51%) Advertising
4 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Law
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 41 (35.96%) Developer
2 30 (26.32%) Analyst
3 20 (17.54%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.40%) DBA
4 13 (11.40%) Analyst Programmer
4 13 (11.40%) Programmer
4 13 (11.40%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 13 (11.40%) Java Programmer
5 9 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (7.02%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Administrator
8 5 (4.39%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) HTML
2 25 (21.93%) JSP
3 17 (14.91%) Servlets
4 15 (13.16%) jQuery
5 12 (10.53%) .NET
5 12 (10.53%) Struts
6 10 (8.77%) CSS
6 10 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.77%) HTML5
7 9 (7.89%) XML
8 7 (6.14%) Web Services
9 6 (5.26%) Ajax
10 5 (4.39%) JSON
10 5 (4.39%) Dojo
11 4 (3.51%) Spring
11 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.63%) J2EE
12 3 (2.63%) JMS
12 3 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.65%) Derivative
3 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.14%) Replication
6 5 (4.39%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.51%) Clustering
8 3 (2.63%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.63%) Open Source
8 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.75%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.75%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.75%) Social Network
9 2 (1.75%) Equities
9 2 (1.75%) IVR
9 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.35%) UNIX
2 40 (35.09%) Linux
3 25 (21.93%) Windows
4 7 (6.14%) AIX
5 6 (5.26%) Solaris
5 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.75%) VMS
7 2 (1.75%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Data Modelling
2 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 12 (10.53%) OO
5 11 (9.65%) ITIL
5 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.77%) Migration
7 9 (7.89%) ETL
7 9 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.02%) DevOps
8 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.14%) Validation
9 7 (6.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.14%) CRM
10 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.26%) Content Management
10 6 (5.26%) Database Tuning
11 5 (4.39%) BDD
11 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.28%) SQL
2 57 (50.00%) Java
3 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.67%) C#
5 17 (14.91%) PL/SQL
6 12 (10.53%) Perl
7 10 (8.77%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.89%) PHP
8 9 (7.89%) Python
9 8 (7.02%) C++
10 6 (5.26%) VBA
11 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.39%) C
12 2 (1.75%) VBScript
13 1 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.88%) XAML
13 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.88%) Ruby
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Basel III
3 2 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.88%) COREP
4 1 (0.88%) FINREP
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.39%) HDFS
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Flume
4 3 (2.63%) KVM
4 3 (2.63%) RHEV
5 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.63%) Oozie
4 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (46.49%) Oracle
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Sybase
4 8 (7.02%) IBM
5 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.39%) HP
6 5 (4.39%) Cognos
7 3 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.63%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.75%) Teradata
8 2 (1.75%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) Siebel
8 2 (1.75%) Sun
8 2 (1.75%) Informatica
8 2 (1.75%) Veritas
8 2 (1.75%) Perforce
8 2 (1.75%) FatWire
9 1 (0.88%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
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