The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB 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 VLDB over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank 160 159 198
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Contract jobs citing VLDB 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £343 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -7.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £665 £300
% change year-on-year
- +121.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VLDB
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
898 873 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.06% 25.23% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 712 1042
Median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VLDB
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 VLDB across the City of London region.

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

VLDB
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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
1 1 (50.00%) WorldPay