The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 275 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +24
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 351 455 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.93% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 4.19% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 284 262
Average daily rate
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£413 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%
RDBMS
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10940 10856 11240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.38% 22.26% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6900 6851 6629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 191 275
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the England region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in England

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in England

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the England region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -68 180 £495 +2.06% 68
North West +33 45 £375 +27.11% 17
South West -25 39 £404 +9.12% 6
South East -14 29 £413 +10.00% 26
East of England -26 21 £375 -9.09% 8
Yorkshire -9 15 £320 -1.53% 14
West Midlands -16 13 £315 +3.27% 8
East Midlands -10 8 £350 -5.88% 3
North East - 3 £110 - 1
Midlands - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 699 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 406 (58.08%) Oracle
3 380 (54.36%) SQL
4 221 (31.62%) SQL Server
5 220 (31.47%) Java
6 197 (28.18%) Linux
7 190 (27.18%) Oracle Database
8 182 (26.04%) Finance
9 166 (23.75%) UNIX
10 149 (21.32%) JavaScript
11 136 (19.46%) HTML
12 129 (18.45%) XML
13 114 (16.31%) Windows
14 104 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
15 101 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
16 100 (14.31%) Banking
16 100 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
17 98 (14.02%) CSS
18 92 (13.16%) Web Services
19 91 (13.02%) Data Modelling
20 88 (12.59%) OO
21 87 (12.45%) .NET
22 86 (12.30%) ETL
22 86 (12.30%) Degree
23 82 (11.73%) MySQL
23 82 (11.73%) Perl
24 79 (11.30%) TDD
24 79 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 78 (11.16%) PL/SQL
25 78 (11.16%) Microsoft

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (7.30%) Apache
2 48 (6.87%) Tomcat
3 33 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.15%) WebLogic
5 26 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 22 (3.15%) CMS
7 19 (2.72%) MQSeries
8 18 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (2.43%) IIS
10 11 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.14%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.86%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.72%) nginx
13 5 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.57%) Node.js
14 4 (0.57%) Confluence
14 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.57%) Casewise Modeler
3 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.00%) Tridion
3 6 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.43%) Shopify
6 3 (0.43%) Endur
6 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.43%) Magento
7 2 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.29%) Agresso
7 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) Global One
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.43%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.15%) Internet
2 20 (2.86%) HTTP
3 16 (2.29%) SAN
4 15 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.57%) DNS
6 10 (1.43%) LDAP
7 6 (0.86%) DHCP
7 6 (0.86%) SSL
7 6 (0.86%) Firewall
8 4 (0.57%) SSH
8 4 (0.57%) Intranet
8 4 (0.57%) WAN
8 4 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.43%) LAN
9 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.29%) AMQP
11 1 (0.14%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.14%) Extranet
11 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 221 (31.62%) SQL Server
3 190 (27.18%) Oracle Database
4 104 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (11.73%) MySQL
6 79 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 73 (10.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 72 (10.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 48 (6.87%) DB2
11 46 (6.58%) NoSQL
12 42 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 42 (6.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 27 (3.86%) Hadoop
14 26 (3.72%) Big Data
15 25 (3.58%) Oracle Database 12c
16 23 (3.29%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (3.15%) Sybase ASE
18 19 (2.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (7.15%) Maven
2 43 (6.15%) Ant
3 42 (6.01%) Subversion
4 39 (5.58%) Eclipse
5 37 (5.29%) Git (software)
6 29 (4.15%) Selenium
7 26 (3.72%) JUnit
8 17 (2.43%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.43%) JIRA
8 17 (2.43%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.29%) Toad
10 13 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (1.72%) IntelliJ
11 12 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.72%) Log4j
11 12 (1.72%) jMock
11 12 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.57%) Mockito
13 10 (1.43%) NUnit
14 8 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 182 (26.04%) Finance
2 100 (14.31%) Banking
3 49 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 41 (5.87%) Retail
5 30 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 28 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.29%) Marketing
8 10 (1.43%) Games
8 10 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.00%) Front Office
10 6 (0.86%) Back Office
11 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Advertising
14 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.29%) International Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 325 (46.49%) Developer
2 108 (15.45%) Java Developer
3 85 (12.16%) DBA
4 84 (12.02%) Architect
5 67 (9.59%) Analyst
6 40 (5.72%) Consultant
7 37 (5.29%) Senior Developer
8 36 (5.15%) Oracle DBA
9 35 (5.01%) Administrator
10 29 (4.15%) C++ Developer
11 26 (3.72%) SQL DBA
12 23 (3.29%) Data Analyst
12 23 (3.29%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.00%) Data Architect
14 20 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
15 19 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.72%) SQL Developer
16 17 (2.43%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.43%) Sybase DBA
17 14 (2.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (19.46%) HTML
2 129 (18.45%) XML
3 98 (14.02%) CSS
4 92 (13.16%) Web Services
5 87 (12.45%) .NET
6 69 (9.87%) Spring
7 62 (8.87%) Hibernate
8 60 (8.58%) JDBC
9 53 (7.58%) JSP
10 52 (7.44%) jQuery
11 50 (7.15%) ASP.NET
12 47 (6.72%) J2EE
13 43 (6.15%) Ajax
14 41 (5.87%) JSON
15 39 (5.58%) XSLT
16 37 (5.29%) Servlets
17 34 (4.86%) JMS
18 33 (4.72%) REST
19 31 (4.43%) SOAP
20 26 (3.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.58%) Replication
2 34 (4.86%) Open Source
3 30 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.86%) Clustering
5 19 (2.72%) Data Integration
6 16 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.86%) Derivative
7 13 (1.86%) Wiki
7 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.72%) Web 2.0
8 12 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.43%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.14%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.14%) GIS
13 7 (1.00%) Online Games
14 6 (0.86%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 197 (28.18%) Linux
2 166 (23.75%) UNIX
3 114 (16.31%) Windows
4 48 (6.87%) Solaris
5 29 (4.15%) AIX
6 27 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.00%) HPUX
8 13 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.00%) VMS
10 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.72%) Android
11 5 (0.72%) CentOS
12 4 (0.57%) Fedora
12 4 (0.57%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (13.02%) Data Modelling
4 88 (12.59%) OO
5 86 (12.30%) ETL
6 79 (11.30%) TDD
7 75 (10.73%) Scrum
8 62 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
9 53 (7.58%) Migration
10 45 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 43 (6.15%) MVC
13 40 (5.72%) Content Management
14 39 (5.58%) CRM
14 39 (5.58%) E-Commerce
15 37 (5.29%) SOA
15 37 (5.29%) UML
16 36 (5.15%) Data Migration
17 34 (4.86%) Configuration Management
18 33 (4.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 380 (54.36%) SQL
2 220 (31.47%) Java
3 149 (21.32%) JavaScript
4 82 (11.73%) Perl
5 78 (11.16%) PL/SQL
6 77 (11.02%) C#
7 73 (10.44%) Shell Script
8 56 (8.01%) Python
9 39 (5.58%) C++
10 33 (4.72%) T-SQL
11 25 (3.58%) PHP
11 25 (3.58%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.29%) C
13 16 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.15%) XPath
14 15 (2.15%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.57%) VBScript
15 11 (1.57%) Ruby
16 10 (1.43%) VBA
17 6 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (12.30%) Degree
2 43 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.14%) ISEB
7 7 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.86%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.86%) CCNA
8 6 (0.86%) OCP
8 6 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.86%) MCSE
9 5 (0.72%) MCITP
9 5 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.57%) CCNP
11 3 (0.43%) MCT
11 3 (0.43%) MCSA
11 3 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.29%) QA
2 9 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.29%) Basel III
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) COREP
4 1 (0.14%) FINREP
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (8.30%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (4.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.00%) Shibboleth
5 5 (0.72%) NDS
5 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.43%) NFS
7 3 (0.43%) RHEV
7 3 (0.43%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.29%) SRDF
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 33 (4.72%) Data Guard
2 14 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (1.86%) Puppet
4 11 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.29%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (1.29%) Control-M
6 8 (1.14%) SCOM
7 6 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.57%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.43%) Ansible
9 3 (0.43%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.29%) MOM
10 2 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.29%) Salt
10 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.14%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 406 (58.08%) Oracle
2 78 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 62 (8.87%) Sybase
4 40 (5.72%) IBM
5 37 (5.29%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.15%) Business Objects
7 27 (3.86%) JBoss
8 24 (3.43%) HP
8 24 (3.43%) Informatica
9 23 (3.29%) Sun
10 21 (3.00%) SAP
11 19 (2.72%) BMC
12 18 (2.58%) Cognos
13 14 (2.00%) VMware
14 13 (1.86%) Talend
15 12 (1.72%) Tableau
15 12 (1.72%) Cisco
15 12 (1.72%) Interwoven
16 11 (1.57%) Hyperion
16 11 (1.57%) TIBCO
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