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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 149 136 162
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 26 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 1.25% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 4.63% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 56 34
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £403 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
RDBMS
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
885 1425 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.25% 26.88% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 1125 1009
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 30 August 2016.

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 August 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
3 19 (38.78%) SQL
4 18 (36.73%) Ruby
5 16 (32.65%) HTML
5 16 (32.65%) CSS
6 15 (30.61%) Oracle
6 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.57%) Web Services
7 14 (28.57%) Linux
8 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (24.49%) REST
10 11 (22.45%) OO
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
11 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
12 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
12 9 (18.37%) Banking
12 9 (18.37%) MVC
12 9 (18.37%) Python
12 9 (18.37%) Java
12 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
13 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (16.33%) OOP
13 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
13 8 (16.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (16.33%) Resque
13 8 (16.33%) Microservices

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 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) GemFire
2 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) 3G
3 1 (2.04%) 4G
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) IPsec
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) MySQL
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) QlikView
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.04%) BODI
8 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) RSpec
4 5 (10.20%) Hudson
4 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) CSS
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) Web Services
3 12 (24.49%) REST
4 8 (16.33%) CSS3
4 8 (16.33%) Haml
4 8 (16.33%) HTML5
4 8 (16.33%) Resque
4 8 (16.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (12.24%) jQuery
5 6 (12.24%) XML
6 5 (10.20%) JSON
7 4 (8.16%) SOAP
8 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (6.12%) Ajax
8 3 (6.12%) Catalyst
8 3 (6.12%) CPAN
8 3 (6.12%) DBIx::Class
8 3 (6.12%) Moose
8 3 (6.12%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) OO
3 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
4 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) Microservices
5 8 (16.33%) OOP
6 7 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) ETL
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 5 (10.20%) Data Management
8 5 (10.20%) DevOps
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) Ruby
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.24%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
8 3 (6.12%) SOQL
9 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PMP
2 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.20%) Ansible
2 5 (10.20%) Puppet
3 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.08%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.04%) Calypso
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Murex
5 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) VMware