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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 84 70 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 123 189 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.09% 2.61% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.20% 11.28% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 153 108
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £662 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
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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
1337 1675 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.66% 23.11% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1244 1175
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 157 (56.27%) SQL
2 117 (41.94%) Oracle
3 100 (35.84%) RDBMS
4 95 (34.05%) Java
4 95 (34.05%) Linux
5 87 (31.18%) Finance
6 78 (27.96%) UNIX
7 76 (27.24%) SQL Server
8 74 (26.52%) Banking
9 59 (21.15%) HTML
10 55 (19.71%) JavaScript
11 46 (16.49%) Oracle Database
12 45 (16.13%) XML
12 45 (16.13%) Investment Banking
13 44 (15.77%) Git (software)
14 42 (15.05%) Degree
14 42 (15.05%) Subversion
14 42 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (15.05%) Web Services
15 39 (13.98%) Windows
16 38 (13.62%) CSS
16 38 (13.62%) PL/SQL
17 36 (12.90%) OO
18 35 (12.54%) C#
18 35 (12.54%) Sybase
19 33 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
21 30 (10.75%) Microsoft
21 30 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (10.75%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (5.38%) Apache
2 11 (3.94%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.23%) SAS
4 8 (2.87%) Node.js
4 8 (2.87%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.15%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.43%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.36%) Stata
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.72%) RMDS
3 1 (0.36%) Endur
3 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) SaaS
2 4 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.60%) HTTP
2 12 (4.30%) Internet
3 6 (2.15%) LDAP
4 5 (1.79%) SAN
5 2 (0.72%) AMQP
5 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.36%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (35.84%) RDBMS
2 76 (27.24%) SQL Server
3 46 (16.49%) Oracle Database
4 33 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (8.96%) MySQL
6 24 (8.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (5.38%) DB2
8 14 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (5.02%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.94%) QlikView
10 10 (3.58%) BusinessObjects XI
10 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (3.23%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.87%) Neo4j
12 8 (2.87%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.87%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (15.77%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.05%) Subversion
3 18 (6.45%) Selenium
4 14 (5.02%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.66%) JUnit
5 13 (4.66%) Maven
6 12 (4.30%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.94%) Eclipse
7 11 (3.94%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.58%) Ant
9 8 (2.87%) Mercurial
9 8 (2.87%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.87%) CruiseControl
9 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.51%) Redmine
10 7 (2.51%) FogBugz
10 7 (2.51%) Trac
11 6 (2.15%) Toad
12 5 (1.79%) jMock
12 5 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 87 (31.18%) Finance
2 74 (26.52%) Banking
3 45 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 29 (10.39%) Front Office
5 17 (6.09%) Retail
6 12 (4.30%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.23%) Marketing
8 7 (2.51%) Advertising
9 6 (2.15%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.43%) Billing
10 4 (1.43%) Back Office
11 3 (1.08%) Law
12 2 (0.72%) International Banking
12 2 (0.72%) Games
12 2 (0.72%) Legal
13 1 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (52.33%) Developer
2 47 (16.85%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.13%) Analyst
4 23 (8.24%) Architect
5 21 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.02%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.02%) DBA
7 11 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.58%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (3.58%) Consultant
8 10 (3.58%) Administrator
9 9 (3.23%) Support Analyst
10 8 (2.87%) Test Leader
10 8 (2.87%) PHP Developer
10 8 (2.87%) Applications Support
11 7 (2.51%) Tester
11 7 (2.51%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.51%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.51%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.15%) HTML
2 45 (16.13%) XML
3 42 (15.05%) Web Services
4 38 (13.62%) CSS
5 29 (10.39%) .NET
6 28 (10.04%) Hibernate
7 26 (9.32%) Spring
8 17 (6.09%) Middleware
8 17 (6.09%) JMS
8 17 (6.09%) REST
9 16 (5.73%) J2EE
10 12 (4.30%) XSL
10 12 (4.30%) JDBC
10 12 (4.30%) XHTML
11 11 (3.94%) JSON
12 10 (3.58%) jQuery
12 10 (3.58%) JSP
12 10 (3.58%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.58%) XSLT
13 9 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (6.81%) Derivative
4 15 (5.38%) Fixed Income
5 13 (4.66%) Data Integration
6 9 (3.23%) Replication
7 8 (2.87%) Equities
8 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.15%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.79%) Clustering
10 4 (1.43%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.43%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.43%) Open Source
10 4 (1.43%) Statistics
10 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.08%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.08%) Economics
11 3 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 95 (34.05%) Linux
2 78 (27.96%) UNIX
3 39 (13.98%) Windows
4 20 (7.17%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.23%) Solaris
7 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.90%) OO
3 31 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.68%) ETL
5 27 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (9.32%) TDD
7 25 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 25 (8.96%) Data Modelling
8 24 (8.60%) Web Design
8 24 (8.60%) Migration
8 24 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (8.24%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.53%) MVC
10 21 (7.53%) SOA
11 20 (7.17%) Data Migration
11 20 (7.17%) Data Analysis
12 19 (6.81%) Scrum
12 19 (6.81%) BDD
13 18 (6.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 157 (56.27%) SQL
2 95 (34.05%) Java
3 55 (19.71%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.62%) PL/SQL
5 35 (12.54%) C#
6 30 (10.75%) Shell Script
7 19 (6.81%) Perl
8 18 (6.45%) PHP
8 18 (6.45%) VBA
8 18 (6.45%) Python
9 12 (4.30%) Ruby
10 9 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.87%) Scala
12 7 (2.51%) PHP5
13 6 (2.15%) VBScript
13 6 (2.15%) C++
14 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.08%) VB
16 2 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (15.05%) Degree
2 10 (3.58%) ISEB
3 7 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) RHCE
6 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCNA
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CFA
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.60%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) Basel III
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) COREP
4 1 (0.36%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (5.38%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.72%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) Varnish
4 1 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (2.87%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.08%) Control-M
3 3 (1.08%) Salt
4 2 (0.72%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 117 (41.94%) Oracle
2 35 (12.54%) Sybase
3 30 (10.75%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 12 (4.30%) JBoss
5 12 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.23%) Informatica
6 9 (3.23%) Murex
6 9 (3.23%) Tableau
7 8 (2.87%) hybris
8 7 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.51%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.51%) IBM
8 7 (2.51%) Fidessa
8 7 (2.51%) Google
8 7 (2.51%) Zend
9 6 (2.15%) Teradata
9 6 (2.15%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.79%) Cognos
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