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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Large Database (VLDB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £625
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -36.00%
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
884 1468 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.16% 26.84% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 1150 1020
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

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