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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 149 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 54 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.80% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 3.47% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 51
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £569 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £34.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+88.40% -7.38%
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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
1461 1354 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.98% 22.96% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1035 1156
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -36.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.00 £34.99 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 71 (58.20%) SQL
3 62 (50.82%) Java
4 43 (35.25%) UNIX
5 42 (34.43%) Linux
6 39 (31.97%) Oracle
7 35 (28.69%) SDLC
8 32 (26.23%) Banking
9 30 (24.59%) Finance
10 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
11 25 (20.49%) HTML
11 25 (20.49%) Data Modelling
12 22 (18.03%) MySQL
13 19 (15.57%) Configuration Management
13 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
14 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (14.75%) Derivative
15 16 (13.11%) Multithreading
15 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
15 16 (13.11%) Front Office
15 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (12.30%) Puppet
16 15 (12.30%) JSP
16 15 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (12.30%) Mathematics
16 15 (12.30%) Computer Science
17 14 (11.48%) Risk Management
17 14 (11.48%) Perl
17 14 (11.48%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.56%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.10%) ColdFusion
5 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.46%) JBoss
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.82%) WMQI
8 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.82%) Mule
8 1 (0.82%) nginx
8 1 (0.82%) Node.js
8 1 (0.82%) Apache
8 1 (0.82%) IIS
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
2 3 (2.46%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.64%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.82%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) SAN
2 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.10%) DNS
3 5 (4.10%) SSL
3 5 (4.10%) DHCP
3 5 (4.10%) FTP
3 5 (4.10%) HTTP
3 5 (4.10%) IPsec
4 1 (0.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
3 22 (18.03%) MySQL
4 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
5 15 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
7 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
8 9 (7.38%) Big Data
8 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
11 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
11 5 (4.10%) Impala
12 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) JIRA
2 7 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.92%) Maven
3 6 (4.92%) Ant
4 5 (4.10%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.10%) Subversion
4 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.64%) Gradle
7 2 (1.64%) Hudson
8 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.82%) JBehave
8 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.82%) ERwin
8 1 (0.82%) JUnit
8 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (26.23%) Banking
2 30 (24.59%) Finance
3 16 (13.11%) Front Office
3 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.38%) Legal
5 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (36.07%) Analyst
2 34 (27.87%) Developer
3 32 (26.23%) Analyst Programmer
3 32 (26.23%) Programmer
3 32 (26.23%) Java Programmer
3 32 (26.23%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 11 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) DBA
5 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (7.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) ColdFusion Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (3.28%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.46%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.49%) HTML
2 15 (12.30%) JSP
3 12 (9.84%) Servlets
4 10 (8.20%) Struts
4 10 (8.20%) CSS
4 10 (8.20%) HTML5
4 10 (8.20%) jQuery
4 10 (8.20%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.38%) Web Services
6 7 (5.74%) .NET
7 6 (4.92%) XML
7 6 (4.92%) Middleware
8 5 (4.10%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.46%) JMS
10 3 (2.46%) Java EE
10 3 (2.46%) Spring
10 3 (2.46%) Ajax
10 3 (2.46%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Derivative
2 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.30%) Mathematics
3 15 (12.30%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.66%) Equities
5 8 (6.56%) Clustering
6 6 (4.92%) Replication
7 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.46%) EMC Centera
8 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.64%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.82%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.82%) NHS
10 1 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.25%) UNIX
2 42 (34.43%) Linux
3 10 (8.20%) Windows
4 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.92%) Solaris
6 5 (4.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.82%) Android
7 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) SDLC
2 25 (20.49%) Data Modelling
3 19 (15.57%) Configuration Management
4 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.11%) Multithreading
6 14 (11.48%) Risk Management
7 13 (10.66%) Electronic Trading
7 13 (10.66%) DevOps
8 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.02%) Open Source
10 9 (7.38%) Microservices
11 8 (6.56%) SOA
11 8 (6.56%) ETL
11 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.56%) ITIL
11 8 (6.56%) OO
12 7 (5.74%) TDD
12 7 (5.74%) Data Management
12 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.20%) SQL
2 62 (50.82%) Java
3 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.48%) Perl
5 10 (8.20%) C#
6 9 (7.38%) Python
6 9 (7.38%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.92%) PHP
8 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.92%) C
8 6 (4.92%) VBA
9 5 (4.10%) VB
9 5 (4.10%) C++
9 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.28%) Korn
11 3 (2.46%) Scala
11 3 (2.46%) VBScript
12 2 (1.64%) Groovy
12 2 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Degree
3 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Basel III
2 2 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.10%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.10%) HDFS
3 2 (1.64%) KVM
3 2 (1.64%) RHEV
4 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Puppet
2 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.74%) Data Guard
4 5 (4.10%) Oozie
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.64%) Control-M
7 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Ansible
7 1 (0.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Oracle
2 10 (8.20%) Sybase
3 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.92%) IBM
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.10%) Cognos
6 4 (3.28%) NetApp
7 3 (2.46%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) Informatica
8 2 (1.64%) Adobe
8 2 (1.64%) HP
9 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.82%) Remedy
9 1 (0.82%) Charles River
9 1 (0.82%) ATG
9 1 (0.82%) VMware
9 1 (0.82%) Maconomy
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