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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank - - 204
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-16.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -
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
855 1420 1441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.73% 25.91% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 1121 1061
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

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 4 May 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%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability

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
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Development DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Development DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
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%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) WorldPay