The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 81 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 136 171 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.32% 2.40% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.17% 10.59% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 128 118
Average daily rate
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£475 £468 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £633 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.64% +151.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1337 1615 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.85% 22.71% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1186 1197
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £582 £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 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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.

1 167 (54.93%) SQL
2 122 (40.13%) RDBMS
3 117 (38.49%) Oracle
4 105 (34.54%) Java
5 90 (29.61%) Finance
6 88 (28.95%) Linux
7 76 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 75 (24.67%) Banking
9 71 (23.36%) UNIX
10 63 (20.72%) HTML
11 53 (17.43%) JavaScript
11 53 (17.43%) Oracle Database
12 47 (15.46%) Web Services
13 46 (15.13%) XML
14 44 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (14.47%) Subversion
15 43 (14.14%) CSS
16 41 (13.49%) Investment Banking
16 41 (13.49%) Git (software)
17 39 (12.83%) Degree
17 39 (12.83%) PL/SQL
18 38 (12.50%) C#
18 38 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (12.50%) TDD
19 37 (12.17%) Microsoft
19 37 (12.17%) .NET
19 37 (12.17%) Windows
20 35 (11.51%) OO
21 34 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (10.53%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (4.28%) Apache Solr
2 12 (3.95%) SAS
3 11 (3.62%) Apache
4 8 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.63%) Node.js
5 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.32%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.66%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.66%) GemFire
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Foundation
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) SPSS
4 1 (0.33%) Stata
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) SaaS
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.99%) PaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.57%) HTTP
2 15 (4.93%) Internet
3 7 (2.30%) SAN
4 4 (1.32%) LDAP
5 3 (0.99%) SSL
5 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.99%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (40.13%) RDBMS
2 76 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 53 (17.43%) Oracle Database
4 32 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (8.88%) MySQL
6 24 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (6.91%) NoSQL
8 18 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (4.93%) DB2
10 14 (4.61%) MongoDB
11 13 (4.28%) QlikView
12 12 (3.95%) BusinessObjects XI
12 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (3.95%) Data Mining
13 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (3.62%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.29%) Big Data
14 10 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (14.47%) Subversion
2 41 (13.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.58%) Selenium
4 14 (4.61%) Maven
4 14 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.62%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.62%) JUnit
6 10 (3.29%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.29%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.96%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.63%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.97%) Toad
9 6 (1.97%) Ant
9 6 (1.97%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.64%) CruiseControl
10 5 (1.64%) Redmine
10 5 (1.64%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.64%) FogBugz
10 5 (1.64%) Trac
10 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 90 (29.61%) Finance
2 75 (24.67%) Banking
3 41 (13.49%) Investment Banking
4 24 (7.89%) Front Office
5 21 (6.91%) Retail
6 13 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.63%) Marketing
8 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.97%) Law
9 6 (1.97%) Advertising
10 5 (1.64%) Back Office
11 4 (1.32%) Billing
12 3 (0.99%) Games
13 2 (0.66%) Legal
13 2 (0.66%) International Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.33%) Electronics
14 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.33%) German Language
14 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (48.68%) Developer
2 50 (16.45%) Analyst
3 49 (16.12%) Java Developer
4 25 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 23 (7.57%) Architect
6 16 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.61%) DBA
7 14 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (3.95%) Consultant
9 11 (3.62%) Administrator
10 10 (3.29%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (3.29%) Applications Support
10 10 (3.29%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (2.96%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.63%) Tester
12 8 (2.63%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (2.63%) Test Leader
13 7 (2.30%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.72%) HTML
2 47 (15.46%) Web Services
3 46 (15.13%) XML
4 43 (14.14%) CSS
5 37 (12.17%) .NET
6 26 (8.55%) Hibernate
6 26 (8.55%) Spring
7 19 (6.25%) REST
8 18 (5.92%) J2EE
9 17 (5.59%) JMS
9 17 (5.59%) Middleware
10 16 (5.26%) Java EE
11 13 (4.28%) HTML5
12 12 (3.95%) Lucene
13 11 (3.62%) JSON
13 11 (3.62%) Ajax
13 11 (3.62%) jQuery
13 11 (3.62%) XSLT
13 11 (3.62%) ASP.NET
14 10 (3.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (3.95%) Fixed Income
3 12 (3.95%) Derivative
4 11 (3.62%) Data Integration
5 10 (3.29%) Open Source
5 10 (3.29%) Replication
6 9 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.30%) Clustering
7 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.97%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.64%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.64%) Equities
10 4 (1.32%) Statistics
11 3 (0.99%) Economics
11 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.99%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.99%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.99%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.95%) Linux
2 71 (23.36%) UNIX
3 37 (12.17%) Windows
4 18 (5.92%) Mac OS X
5 12 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.96%) Solaris
7 5 (1.64%) AIX
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.99%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.50%) TDD
2 38 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (11.51%) OO
4 34 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (10.53%) ETL
5 32 (10.53%) Scrum
6 25 (8.22%) Data Modelling
7 23 (7.57%) E-Commerce
7 23 (7.57%) Configuration Management
7 23 (7.57%) Data Analysis
7 23 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (7.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (7.24%) Web Design
8 22 (7.24%) Migration
8 22 (7.24%) SOA
9 21 (6.91%) Project Management
9 21 (6.91%) Analytics
10 20 (6.58%) BDD
10 20 (6.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 167 (54.93%) SQL
2 105 (34.54%) Java
3 53 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 39 (12.83%) PL/SQL
5 38 (12.50%) C#
6 27 (8.88%) Shell Script
7 26 (8.55%) Perl
8 23 (7.57%) Python
9 18 (5.92%) PHP
10 16 (5.26%) VBA
11 11 (3.62%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.62%) Ruby
12 9 (2.96%) Scala
13 8 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.30%) C++
15 6 (1.97%) VBScript
16 5 (1.64%) PHP5
17 4 (1.32%) VB
18 3 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (12.83%) Degree
2 12 (3.95%) ISEB
3 8 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) RHCE
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) CFA
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.22%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.66%) KVM
3 2 (0.66%) RHEV
4 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Varnish
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (3.62%) Puppet
2 7 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.99%) Control-M
4 3 (0.99%) Salt
4 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.66%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.33%) MOM
6 1 (0.33%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 117 (38.49%) Oracle
2 37 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.54%) Sybase
4 20 (6.58%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.96%) Informatica
6 9 (2.96%) JBoss
6 9 (2.96%) Murex
7 8 (2.63%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.63%) hybris
7 8 (2.63%) Tableau
8 7 (2.30%) Google
8 7 (2.30%) Fidessa
8 7 (2.30%) IBM
9 6 (1.97%) Cognos
9 6 (1.97%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.64%) Zend
11 4 (1.32%) Splunk
11 4 (1.32%) VMware
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