The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 74 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 139 155 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.51% 2.60% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.11% 11.73% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 110 90
Average daily rate
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£475 £428 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £564 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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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
1375 1321 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.83% 22.15% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1004 1053
Average daily rate £450 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.75 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Relational Database
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 Relational Database across the City of London region.

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Relational Database
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 Relational Database across the City of London region.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 161 (56.10%) SQL
2 121 (42.16%) RDBMS
3 101 (35.19%) Java
4 98 (34.15%) Linux
5 96 (33.45%) SQL Server
6 93 (32.40%) Oracle
7 91 (31.71%) Finance
8 87 (30.31%) UNIX
9 76 (26.48%) Banking
10 71 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (19.16%) JavaScript
11 55 (19.16%) HTML
12 47 (16.38%) C#
13 46 (16.03%) Data Modelling
14 43 (14.98%) SDLC
15 41 (14.29%) MySQL
16 37 (12.89%) .NET
17 36 (12.54%) TDD
18 35 (12.20%) Microsoft
19 34 (11.85%) MS Excel
20 32 (11.15%) Windows
20 32 (11.15%) OO
20 32 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (10.45%) Derivative
21 30 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (9.76%) Shell Script
22 28 (9.76%) Computer Science
22 28 (9.76%) MongoDB
23 27 (9.41%) Open Source
23 27 (9.41%) Degree

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.53%) Apache
3 10 (3.48%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.44%) JBoss
5 6 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.09%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.74%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.39%) ColdFusion
7 4 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.05%) Node.js
8 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.05%) IIS
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) nginx
9 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.35%) GemFire
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 34 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.70%) Summit
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.70%) GitHub
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) HTTP
2 9 (3.14%) DHCP
2 9 (3.14%) DNS
2 9 (3.14%) SAN
3 7 (2.44%) FTP
4 6 (2.09%) SNMP
4 6 (2.09%) TACACS
5 5 (1.74%) IPsec
5 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.74%) SSL
6 4 (1.39%) Internet
6 4 (1.39%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (42.16%) RDBMS
2 96 (33.45%) SQL Server
3 41 (14.29%) MySQL
4 28 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 25 (8.71%) Oracle Database
5 25 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (7.32%) NoSQL
7 19 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (6.27%) Big Data
9 15 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (5.23%) DB2
10 13 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (3.83%) Data Mart
12 10 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (3.48%) Hadoop
12 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (3.14%) OLAP
13 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.71%) Subversion
2 20 (6.97%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.83%) Toad
5 10 (3.48%) Maven
6 9 (3.14%) JIRA
6 9 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.09%) FogBugz
8 6 (2.09%) Trac
8 6 (2.09%) Redmine
8 6 (2.09%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.09%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.74%) Ant
9 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.39%) Hudson
10 4 (1.39%) JUnit
10 4 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.05%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 91 (31.71%) Finance
2 76 (26.48%) Banking
3 24 (8.36%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.67%) Front Office
4 22 (7.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.83%) Legal
6 4 (1.39%) Retail
6 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 125 (43.55%) Developer
2 82 (28.57%) Analyst
3 43 (14.98%) Java Developer
4 32 (11.15%) Programmer
5 30 (10.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 27 (9.41%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 27 (9.41%) Java Programmer
7 17 (5.92%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.23%) DBA
8 15 (5.23%) Data Analyst
9 13 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.18%) SQL Developer
10 12 (4.18%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.48%) Architect
11 10 (3.48%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.48%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (3.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.44%) PHP Developer
14 7 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.16%) HTML
2 37 (12.89%) .NET
3 25 (8.71%) CSS
3 25 (8.71%) XML
3 25 (8.71%) jQuery
4 23 (8.01%) Web Services
5 22 (7.67%) Spring
5 22 (7.67%) Servlets
5 22 (7.67%) AngularJS
6 21 (7.32%) JSP
7 20 (6.97%) REST
8 19 (6.62%) HTML5
9 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET
10 17 (5.92%) Hibernate
10 17 (5.92%) Middleware
11 16 (5.57%) Struts
12 15 (5.23%) J2EE
13 14 (4.88%) XSL
13 14 (4.88%) Ajax
14 11 (3.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.45%) Derivative
1 30 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.36%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.79%) Clustering
6 7 (2.44%) Equities
6 7 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.44%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.09%) Replication
8 5 (1.74%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.74%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.39%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.05%) NHS
10 3 (1.05%) EMC Centera
10 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.05%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 98 (34.15%) Linux
2 87 (30.31%) UNIX
3 32 (11.15%) Windows
4 17 (5.92%) Solaris
5 8 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.79%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.44%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.70%) Android
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) VMS
8 1 (0.35%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.03%) Data Modelling
3 43 (14.98%) SDLC
4 36 (12.54%) TDD
5 32 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (11.15%) OO
6 27 (9.41%) Open Source
7 25 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (8.71%) Configuration Management
8 22 (7.67%) Scrum
9 21 (7.32%) ETL
9 21 (7.32%) BDD
10 20 (6.97%) DevOps
11 19 (6.62%) ITIL
11 19 (6.62%) Multithreading
12 18 (6.27%) Web Development
13 17 (5.92%) Data Management
13 17 (5.92%) MVC
14 16 (5.57%) Data Analysis
15 15 (5.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 161 (56.10%) SQL
2 101 (35.19%) Java
3 55 (19.16%) JavaScript
4 47 (16.38%) C#
5 28 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 23 (8.01%) T-SQL
7 21 (7.32%) PHP
7 21 (7.32%) VBA
7 21 (7.32%) Python
8 19 (6.62%) PL/SQL
8 19 (6.62%) Perl
9 11 (3.83%) C++
10 10 (3.48%) C
11 9 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.44%) VB
13 6 (2.09%) Scala
13 6 (2.09%) PHP5
13 6 (2.09%) VBScript
14 5 (1.74%) Ruby
15 4 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (9.41%) Degree
2 11 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) Siebel Certification
3 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.05%) ISEB
5 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) MCSA
6 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) QA
2 6 (2.09%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.70%) FATCA
5 2 (0.70%) Basel III
5 2 (0.70%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.74%) HDFS
2 5 (1.74%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.70%) KVM
3 2 (0.70%) Docker
3 2 (0.70%) RHEV
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (5.23%) Puppet
2 9 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.79%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.09%) Netcool
4 6 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.74%) Oozie
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.70%) Ansible
8 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.70%) Control-M
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.35%) nmon
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 93 (32.40%) Oracle
2 35 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.62%) IBM
4 14 (4.88%) Sybase
5 9 (3.14%) EMC
6 8 (2.79%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.44%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.44%) Cognos
8 6 (2.09%) Siebel
8 6 (2.09%) Cisco
8 6 (2.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.09%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.09%) NetApp
8 6 (2.09%) McAfee
8 6 (2.09%) F5
8 6 (2.09%) Tableau
9 5 (1.74%) Splunk
9 5 (1.74%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.74%) Charles River
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