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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very Large Database (VLDB)
London / City of London
Rank 154 142 190
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +48
Contract jobs citing VLDB 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.065% 0.079%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 -

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
856 800 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.28% 26.12% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 630 947
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture

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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata