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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 132 156 136
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 66 46 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.79% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.69% 3.43% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 75
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £312 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £619 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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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
1407 1340 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.18% 23.05% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 993 1255
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.49 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 70 (60.87%) SQL
3 59 (51.30%) Java
4 39 (33.91%) Oracle
5 37 (32.17%) Finance
6 32 (27.83%) SQL Server
7 31 (26.96%) UNIX
7 31 (26.96%) SDLC
8 29 (25.22%) Banking
9 28 (24.35%) Linux
10 23 (20.00%) Front Office
11 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (17.39%) Risk Management
13 19 (16.52%) Equities
13 19 (16.52%) Multithreading
14 18 (15.65%) Electronic Trading
14 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
15 17 (14.78%) Data Modelling
15 17 (14.78%) HTML
16 16 (13.91%) Derivative
17 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (13.04%) Configuration Management
18 14 (12.17%) Perl
18 14 (12.17%) Sybase
19 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
19 13 (11.30%) MySQL
19 13 (11.30%) Web Services
19 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
20 12 (10.43%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (7.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.22%) ColdFusion
2 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.48%) JBoss
5 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.74%) WMQI
7 1 (0.87%) Mule
7 1 (0.87%) Node.js
7 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) SAN
2 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.74%) DNS
3 2 (1.74%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) DHCP
3 2 (1.74%) FTP
3 2 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (27.83%) SQL Server
3 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
4 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (11.30%) MySQL
5 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (9.57%) Big Data
7 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (7.83%) NoSQL
9 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (6.09%) BusinessObjects XI
10 7 (6.09%) Hadoop
10 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (4.35%) Data Mart
12 5 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) JIRA
2 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.09%) Ant
4 6 (5.22%) Maven
4 6 (5.22%) ClearCase
4 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.35%) Subversion
6 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.48%) Gradle
7 3 (2.61%) Toad
8 2 (1.74%) JUnit
8 2 (1.74%) JBehave
8 2 (1.74%) Hudson
9 1 (0.87%) Cobertura
9 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 37 (32.17%) Finance
2 29 (25.22%) Banking
3 23 (20.00%) Front Office
4 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.35%) Legal
6 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Games
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Analyst
2 32 (27.83%) Analyst Programmer
2 32 (27.83%) Programmer
2 32 (27.83%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 32 (27.83%) Java Programmer
3 30 (26.09%) Developer
4 12 (10.43%) DBA
5 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.22%) Architect
6 6 (5.22%) ColdFusion Developer
7 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.48%) ETL Developer
9 3 (2.61%) ETL Consultant
9 3 (2.61%) SWIFT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) HTML
2 13 (11.30%) Web Services
3 8 (6.96%) XML
3 8 (6.96%) RESTful
4 7 (6.09%) Middleware
4 7 (6.09%) CSS
5 6 (5.22%) HTML5
5 6 (5.22%) Semantic HTML
6 5 (4.35%) Akka
6 5 (4.35%) Spring
6 5 (4.35%) JSP
6 5 (4.35%) .NET
7 4 (3.48%) JMS
7 4 (3.48%) SOAP
7 4 (3.48%) WPF
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.61%) REST
8 3 (2.61%) JAX-RS
8 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.52%) Equities
3 16 (13.91%) Derivative
4 11 (9.57%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.96%) Clustering
6 5 (4.35%) Replication
7 4 (3.48%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.61%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.61%) CMDB
8 3 (2.61%) EMC Centera
8 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.61%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.74%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) UNIX
2 28 (24.35%) Linux
3 11 (9.57%) Windows
4 7 (6.09%) Solaris
5 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.61%) AIX
6 3 (2.61%) Android
7 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) SDLC
2 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 19 (16.52%) Multithreading
5 18 (15.65%) Electronic Trading
6 17 (14.78%) Data Modelling
7 15 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.43%) ETL
8 12 (10.43%) OO
9 11 (9.57%) TDD
10 10 (8.70%) SOA
10 10 (8.70%) DevOps
11 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.96%) Project Management
12 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.09%) Migration
12 7 (6.09%) Content Management
12 7 (6.09%) Open Source
13 6 (5.22%) Scrum
13 6 (5.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (60.87%) SQL
2 59 (51.30%) Java
3 14 (12.17%) Perl
4 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.96%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.09%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.09%) C#
7 5 (4.35%) Python
7 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.35%) Scala
8 4 (3.48%) Groovy
8 4 (3.48%) VB
9 3 (2.61%) C
9 3 (2.61%) VBA
9 3 (2.61%) C++
9 3 (2.61%) VBScript
10 2 (1.74%) Ruby
11 1 (0.87%) Korn
11 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Basel III
2 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Data Guard
1 5 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) Oozie
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.74%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.87%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.87%) Control-M
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (33.91%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) Sybase
3 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.48%) NetApp
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 3 (2.61%) EMC
5 3 (2.61%) Veritas
5 3 (2.61%) Remedy
6 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.74%) IBM
6 2 (1.74%) Informatica
7 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) ATG
7 1 (0.87%) FatWire
7 1 (0.87%) VMware
7 1 (0.87%) Endeca
7 1 (0.87%) hybris
7 1 (0.87%) Actian
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