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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 73 66 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 143 176 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.82% 2.98% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.18% 12.31% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 128 80
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £675 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+215.78% -37.70%
Relational Database
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
1174 1430 1369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.12% 24.18% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1061 1063
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 178 (64.26%) SQL
2 117 (42.24%) RDBMS
3 113 (40.79%) Java
4 106 (38.27%) Oracle
5 98 (35.38%) Finance
6 90 (32.49%) UNIX
7 85 (30.69%) Linux
8 74 (26.71%) SQL Server
9 65 (23.47%) HTML
9 65 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (22.02%) Banking
11 53 (19.13%) Windows
12 52 (18.77%) JavaScript
13 40 (14.44%) Data Modelling
13 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (14.08%) C#
15 37 (13.36%) Microsoft
16 34 (12.27%) OO
16 34 (12.27%) Computer Science
17 33 (11.91%) Derivative
17 33 (11.91%) PL/SQL
17 33 (11.91%) MS Excel
17 33 (11.91%) Oracle Database
18 31 (11.19%) Degree
19 30 (10.83%) Configuration Management
20 29 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (10.47%) CSS
21 28 (10.11%) .NET
21 28 (10.11%) Investment Banking
22 27 (9.75%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (6.14%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.33%) Apache
3 7 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.17%) JBoss
4 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.36%) Node.js
8 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Drupal
8 1 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 33 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.08%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.72%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.44%) RMDS
2 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Summit
4 1 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Endur
4 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.14%) HTTP
2 6 (2.17%) DNS
3 4 (1.44%) LDAP
3 4 (1.44%) FTP
4 3 (1.08%) DHCP
4 3 (1.08%) SAN
4 3 (1.08%) SSL
5 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.72%) IPsec
5 2 (0.72%) Internet
5 2 (0.72%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) TACACS
6 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (42.24%) RDBMS
2 74 (26.71%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.91%) Oracle Database
4 29 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (9.03%) MySQL
6 22 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (7.58%) MongoDB
8 20 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (5.42%) Big Data
11 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (4.69%) DB2
12 12 (4.33%) Hadoop
12 12 (4.33%) NoSQL
13 10 (3.61%) Neo4j
14 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (2.53%) Siebel EIM
17 6 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (9.39%) Subversion
1 26 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.50%) Ant
3 17 (6.14%) Maven
4 15 (5.42%) JUnit
5 12 (4.33%) Toad
5 12 (4.33%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.89%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.17%) CruiseControl
9 5 (1.81%) JIRA
9 5 (1.81%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.44%) NUnit
11 3 (1.08%) Redmine
11 3 (1.08%) FogBugz
General
1 98 (35.38%) Finance
2 61 (22.02%) Banking
3 28 (10.11%) Investment Banking
4 23 (8.30%) Front Office
5 17 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.25%) Marketing
7 6 (2.17%) Retail
8 4 (1.44%) Advertising
8 4 (1.44%) Billing
9 3 (1.08%) Legal
10 2 (0.72%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 132 (47.65%) Developer
2 78 (28.16%) Analyst
3 53 (19.13%) Java Developer
4 23 (8.30%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 17 (6.14%) Programmer
7 15 (5.42%) Data Analyst
7 15 (5.42%) DBA
8 14 (5.05%) SQL Developer
8 14 (5.05%) Java Programmer
8 14 (5.05%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 14 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (3.97%) Applications Support
10 10 (3.61%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (2.89%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (2.89%) Architect
13 7 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.53%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.47%) HTML
2 29 (10.47%) CSS
3 28 (10.11%) .NET
4 26 (9.39%) JSP
4 26 (9.39%) jQuery
5 24 (8.66%) XML
6 23 (8.30%) Hibernate
7 21 (7.58%) Spring
8 20 (7.22%) Web Services
9 19 (6.86%) HTML5
10 18 (6.50%) Servlets
11 16 (5.78%) REST
12 15 (5.42%) Struts
13 13 (4.69%) AngularJS
14 12 (4.33%) JAX-RS
15 11 (3.97%) JMS
15 11 (3.97%) ASP.NET
16 10 (3.61%) RESTful
16 10 (3.61%) JSON
17 9 (3.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (12.27%) Computer Science
3 33 (11.91%) Derivative
4 14 (5.05%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.69%) Equities
5 13 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.89%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.89%) Replication
6 8 (2.89%) Open Source
7 7 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.53%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.17%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.17%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.81%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.81%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.81%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.81%) Clustering
9 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 90 (32.49%) UNIX
2 85 (30.69%) Linux
3 53 (19.13%) Windows
4 15 (5.42%) Mac OS X
5 12 (4.33%) Solaris
6 11 (3.97%) AIX
7 7 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) VMS
9 2 (0.72%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.44%) Data Modelling
3 34 (12.27%) OO
4 30 (10.83%) Configuration Management
5 27 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (8.66%) TDD
8 22 (7.94%) ETL
9 21 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 21 (7.58%) Multithreading
9 21 (7.58%) Scrum
9 21 (7.58%) Migration
10 20 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.50%) Web Development
11 18 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (6.14%) ITIL
12 17 (6.14%) Web Design
13 16 (5.78%) BDD
13 16 (5.78%) Business Analysis
14 15 (5.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 178 (64.26%) SQL
2 113 (40.79%) Java
3 52 (18.77%) JavaScript
4 39 (14.08%) C#
5 33 (11.91%) PL/SQL
6 24 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 24 (8.66%) Python
6 24 (8.66%) Shell Script
7 18 (6.50%) VBA
8 15 (5.42%) Perl
9 14 (5.05%) PHP
10 10 (3.61%) C++
11 9 (3.25%) Scala
12 7 (2.53%) Ruby
13 6 (2.17%) C
13 6 (2.17%) VB
14 5 (1.81%) VBScript
15 4 (1.44%) PHP5
16 3 (1.08%) Groovy
17 2 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (11.19%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.44%) Siebel Certification
3 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) MCTS
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) OCP
6 1 (0.36%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) MCSA
6 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.14%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) Basel III
4 1 (0.36%) EMIR
4 1 (0.36%) COREP
4 1 (0.36%) FINREP
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.81%) HDFS
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.08%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.08%) KVM
4 3 (1.08%) RHEV
5 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.53%) Puppet
2 4 (1.44%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.08%) Oozie
4 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) Netcool
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (38.27%) Oracle
2 37 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.03%) Sybase
4 11 (3.97%) Tableau
4 11 (3.97%) IBM
4 11 (3.97%) Business Objects
5 9 (3.25%) TIBCO
5 9 (3.25%) Siebel
6 8 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.17%) Reuters
7 6 (2.17%) Bloomberg
7 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.81%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.81%) Charles River
8 5 (1.81%) Cognos
8 5 (1.81%) HP
9 4 (1.44%) GoldenSource
9 4 (1.44%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.08%) 29West
10 3 (1.08%) GigaSpaces
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