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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 258 223 249
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 386 448 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 4.22% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 286 197
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £46.09 £44.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £24.69 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+86.71% -33.28%
RDBMS
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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
10598 10606 9344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.28% 21.84% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6968 6718 5826
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 168 196
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.36 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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 +8 240 £488 +8.33% 69
South East -24 44 £400 - 28
North West +1 34 £500 +56.25% 6
Yorkshire -8 19 £375 +8.69% 6
East Midlands +3 15 £386 +1.64% 3
East of England -10 10 £400 - 7
South West -19 9 £366 -2.33% 3
West Midlands -32 7 £425 +30.76% 10
North East -25 4 £451 +76.18% 1
RDBMS
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 780 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 460 (58.97%) SQL
3 404 (51.79%) Oracle
4 369 (47.31%) Java
5 237 (30.38%) Linux
6 197 (25.26%) SQL Server
7 194 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
8 184 (23.59%) UNIX
9 159 (20.38%) Finance
10 155 (19.87%) Oracle Database
11 152 (19.49%) XML
12 149 (19.10%) JavaScript
13 142 (18.21%) OO
14 140 (17.95%) HTML
15 121 (15.51%) Banking
16 120 (15.38%) Web Services
16 120 (15.38%) Python
17 119 (15.26%) MySQL
18 109 (13.97%) Data Modelling
18 109 (13.97%) TDD
19 100 (12.82%) Windows
20 97 (12.44%) PL/SQL
21 96 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
22 92 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
23 90 (11.54%) Microsoft
24 88 (11.28%) Perl
25 87 (11.15%) NoSQL
26 84 (10.77%) Hibernate
27 83 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
28 80 (10.26%) Spring

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 65 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 43 (5.51%) WebSphere
3 42 (5.38%) JBoss
4 41 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 35 (4.49%) Apache
6 27 (3.46%) SharePoint
7 26 (3.33%) IIS
8 18 (2.31%) SAS
9 17 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (2.05%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.03%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.90%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.90%) Jetty
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 39 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.56%) MS Office
3 7 (0.90%) SPSS
4 6 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.51%) Maximo
4 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.38%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.38%) Exstream
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.46%) PaaS
2 24 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.92%) Heroku
3 15 (1.92%) Engine Yard
4 7 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.51%) SaaS
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.38%) Route 53
7 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.69%) DNS
2 52 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 48 (6.15%) HTTP
4 39 (5.00%) SSL
5 34 (4.36%) FTP
6 32 (4.10%) Internet
7 29 (3.72%) DHCP
8 27 (3.46%) Firewall
9 21 (2.69%) IPsec
10 20 (2.56%) SAN
11 19 (2.44%) VLAN
12 8 (1.03%) NAS
13 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.77%) LDAP
15 5 (0.64%) SNMP
15 5 (0.64%) Intranet
16 4 (0.51%) Broadband
16 4 (0.51%) LAN
16 4 (0.51%) WAN
17 3 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 197 (25.26%) SQL Server
3 155 (19.87%) Oracle Database
4 119 (15.26%) MySQL
5 96 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
6 87 (11.15%) NoSQL
7 73 (9.36%) MongoDB
8 69 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 45 (5.77%) DB2
13 44 (5.64%) Big Data
14 42 (5.38%) Hadoop
15 37 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
16 31 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 31 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
17 25 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (3.08%) Apache Hive
19 23 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (6.79%) Subversion
2 52 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 48 (6.15%) Maven
4 47 (6.03%) Eclipse
5 44 (5.64%) JUnit
6 40 (5.13%) jMock
7 32 (4.10%) Git (software)
8 31 (3.97%) JIRA
9 25 (3.21%) Ant
10 24 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (3.08%) Toad
10 24 (3.08%) Mockito
11 23 (2.95%) ClearCase
12 22 (2.82%) Selenium
13 14 (1.79%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (1.15%) ClearQuest
16 8 (1.03%) IntelliJ
16 8 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 159 (20.38%) Finance
2 121 (15.51%) Banking
3 63 (8.08%) Investment Banking
4 46 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.82%) Marketing
6 18 (2.31%) Retail
7 12 (1.54%) Legal
8 10 (1.28%) Front Office
9 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.51%) Advertising
10 4 (0.51%) Games
10 4 (0.51%) Billing
11 3 (0.38%) Publishing
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (48.33%) Developer
2 152 (19.49%) Java Developer
3 91 (11.67%) Analyst
4 61 (7.82%) DBA
5 54 (6.92%) Architect
6 42 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 39 (5.00%) Programmer
8 35 (4.49%) Analyst Programmer
8 35 (4.49%) Java Programmer
9 32 (4.10%) Oracle DBA
10 31 (3.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 30 (3.85%) C++ Developer
12 27 (3.46%) Consultant
13 25 (3.21%) Java Analyst Programmer
14 24 (3.08%) SQL DBA
14 24 (3.08%) Data Analyst
15 23 (2.95%) SQL Developer
15 23 (2.95%) Senior Developer
16 22 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
17 20 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (19.49%) XML
2 140 (17.95%) HTML
3 120 (15.38%) Web Services
4 84 (10.77%) Hibernate
5 80 (10.26%) Spring
6 78 (10.00%) JSP
7 71 (9.10%) .NET
8 69 (8.85%) J2EE
9 64 (8.21%) CSS
10 54 (6.92%) Servlets
11 53 (6.79%) SOAP
12 51 (6.54%) JSON
13 43 (5.51%) REST
14 41 (5.26%) Struts
15 40 (5.13%) JDBC
16 38 (4.87%) jQuery
17 35 (4.49%) RESTful
18 31 (3.97%) J2SE
19 26 (3.33%) HTML5
19 26 (3.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 59 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.41%) Derivative
4 46 (5.90%) Open Source
5 36 (4.62%) Clustering
6 32 (4.10%) Data Integration
7 31 (3.97%) Replication
8 26 (3.33%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.95%) Client/Server
10 22 (2.82%) Management Information System
11 21 (2.69%) Device Driver
12 19 (2.44%) Mathematics
13 17 (2.18%) N-Tier
14 16 (2.05%) Fixed Income
14 16 (2.05%) Private Cloud
15 15 (1.92%) User Experience
16 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (1.41%) Visualisation
17 11 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
18 10 (1.28%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 237 (30.38%) Linux
2 184 (23.59%) UNIX
3 100 (12.82%) Windows
4 27 (3.46%) AIX
5 26 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.95%) Solaris
7 21 (2.69%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.69%) CentOS
8 18 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.15%) HPUX
11 7 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.77%) VMS
13 5 (0.64%) SUSE
13 5 (0.64%) zOS
13 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.64%) Android
13 5 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.51%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (18.21%) OO
3 109 (13.97%) Data Modelling
3 109 (13.97%) TDD
4 92 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 78 (10.00%) DevOps
7 75 (9.62%) Scrum
8 70 (8.97%) ETL
9 60 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 54 (6.92%) Migration
10 54 (6.92%) Unit Testing
11 53 (6.79%) SOA
12 50 (6.41%) Web Development
13 47 (6.03%) Multithreading
14 46 (5.90%) OOP
15 35 (4.49%) OOD
16 34 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (4.23%) User Stories
17 33 (4.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 460 (58.97%) SQL
2 369 (47.31%) Java
3 149 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 120 (15.38%) Python
5 97 (12.44%) PL/SQL
6 88 (11.28%) Perl
7 76 (9.74%) Shell Script
8 62 (7.95%) C#
9 53 (6.79%) C++
10 48 (6.15%) T-SQL
11 39 (5.00%) Ruby
12 34 (4.36%) Korn
13 32 (4.10%) Bash Shell
14 29 (3.72%) VBA
14 29 (3.72%) PHP
15 23 (2.95%) C
16 18 (2.31%) Scala
17 15 (1.92%) VB
18 12 (1.54%) Groovy
19 9 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (8.33%) Degree
2 59 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.15%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.15%) OCPJP
6 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.51%) OCAJ
8 4 (0.51%) OCP
8 4 (0.51%) OCA
8 4 (0.51%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.26%) MCITP
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) MCDST
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.95%) QA
2 9 (1.15%) SLA
3 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.38%) Basel III
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.44%) HDFS
3 15 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (0.77%) Docker
8 4 (0.51%) Shibboleth
8 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.26%) vSphere
10 2 (0.26%) KVM
10 2 (0.26%) RHEV
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 76 (9.74%) Puppet
2 49 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.69%) Cobbler
4 17 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (2.05%) Data Guard
5 16 (2.05%) Nagios
6 13 (1.67%) collectd
7 12 (1.54%) Oozie
8 10 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.64%) Salt
11 4 (0.51%) Ansible
11 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.38%) WMI
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Flashback
12 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.38%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 404 (51.79%) Oracle
2 90 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.05%) IBM
4 48 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 48 (6.15%) Sybase
5 40 (5.13%) VMware
6 33 (4.23%) Business Objects
7 29 (3.72%) Informatica
8 24 (3.08%) HP
9 19 (2.44%) Cognos
10 18 (2.31%) SAP
11 13 (1.67%) Sun
12 11 (1.41%) Tableau
13 10 (1.28%) Akamai
14 9 (1.15%) Siebel
15 8 (1.03%) TIBCO
16 7 (0.90%) Citrix
17 6 (0.77%) ESRI
17 6 (0.77%) Perforce
17 6 (0.77%) Splunk
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