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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 146 147 163
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 49 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 1.04% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.71% 4.61% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 38
Average daily rate
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£475 £530 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £339 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £558
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 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +29.32%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1322 1606 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.70% 22.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1183 1195
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
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 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £52.50 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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 29 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 29 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 74 (61.67%) Oracle
3 61 (50.83%) SQL
4 45 (37.50%) Finance
5 44 (36.67%) Banking
6 37 (30.83%) Oracle Database
7 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 35 (29.17%) Java
8 35 (29.17%) Linux
9 27 (22.50%) UNIX
10 24 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 22 (18.33%) Perl
12 21 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (15.83%) Investment Banking
14 18 (15.00%) Scrum
14 18 (15.00%) Sybase
15 17 (14.17%) Windows
15 17 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (13.33%) HTML
17 14 (11.67%) Degree
17 14 (11.67%) .NET
17 14 (11.67%) CSS
17 14 (11.67%) NoSQL
17 14 (11.67%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
18 13 (10.83%) C#
18 13 (10.83%) Python
19 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
19 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (7.50%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.67%) GemFire
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) PaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) SAN
2 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.50%) tcpdump
2 3 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 37 (30.83%) Oracle Database
3 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (11.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.17%) DB2
6 11 (9.17%) BusinessObjects XI
7 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (5.00%) Hadoop
10 6 (5.00%) MySQL
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (3.33%) Big Data
12 4 (3.33%) MS Access
12 4 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Subversion
2 5 (4.17%) Maven
2 5 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.33%) Ant
3 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.67%) JMeter
5 2 (1.67%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.67%) Toad
5 2 (1.67%) Selenium
5 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.83%) ERwin
6 1 (0.83%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.83%) PVCS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (37.50%) Finance
2 44 (36.67%) Banking
3 19 (15.83%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.83%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.33%) Front Office
6 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.67%) Games
7 2 (1.67%) Back Office
7 2 (1.67%) International Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Developer
2 18 (15.00%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Architect
5 13 (10.83%) DBA
6 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Administrator
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (4.17%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Database Architect
12 4 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) HTML
2 14 (11.67%) .NET
2 14 (11.67%) CSS
3 11 (9.17%) XML
4 9 (7.50%) Lucene
4 9 (7.50%) Web Services
4 9 (7.50%) HTML5
5 8 (6.67%) Spring
5 8 (6.67%) CSS3
6 7 (5.83%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.83%) Java EE
6 7 (5.83%) JDBC
7 5 (4.17%) JMS
7 5 (4.17%) JSON
8 4 (3.33%) Middleware
8 4 (3.33%) WPF
8 4 (3.33%) SOAP
8 4 (3.33%) J2EE
9 3 (2.50%) JSP
9 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Replication
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Clustering
3 7 (5.83%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.50%) Statistics
5 3 (2.50%) Economics
5 3 (2.50%) Derivative
5 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.50%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.17%) Linux
2 27 (22.50%) UNIX
3 17 (14.17%) Windows
4 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.50%) Solaris
5 5 (4.17%) AIX
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (15.00%) Scrum
3 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (10.00%) TDD
4 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.17%) ETL
5 11 (9.17%) Validation
6 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 9 (7.50%) Data Validation
7 9 (7.50%) Data Architecture
7 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.50%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.50%) SOA
8 8 (6.67%) Data Management
8 8 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.67%) DevOps
9 7 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.83%) Migration
9 7 (5.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) SQL
2 35 (29.17%) Java
3 24 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 22 (18.33%) Perl
5 13 (10.83%) C#
5 13 (10.83%) Python
5 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.17%) VBA
8 5 (4.17%) C++
8 5 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.50%) VBScript
11 2 (1.67%) C
11 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.83%) VC++
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.67%) RHCE
4 1 (0.83%) MCITP
4 1 (0.83%) CFA
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.83%) CCNA
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) Basel III
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.67%) KVM
3 2 (1.67%) RHEV
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Puppet
2 5 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.50%) Control-M
5 2 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 74 (61.67%) Oracle
2 18 (15.00%) Sybase
3 11 (9.17%) Business Objects
3 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 5 (4.17%) Informatica
6 5 (4.17%) Teradata
6 5 (4.17%) IBM
6 5 (4.17%) Cognos
7 4 (3.33%) Splunk
7 4 (3.33%) VMware
8 3 (2.50%) Tableau
8 3 (2.50%) BMC
8 3 (2.50%) Google
8 3 (2.50%) Akamai
9 2 (1.67%) WSO2
10 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.83%) 29West
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas
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