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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 260 241 247
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 392 425 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.83% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.56% 3.78% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 269 199
Average daily rate
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£440 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £46.09 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.27% -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.27% -1.35%
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
11013 11230 9356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.71% 21.92% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7246 7181 5828
Average daily rate £403 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 179 190
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.50 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £43.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +10 225 £473 +5.00% 58
South East +5 50 £400 +3.89% 20
North West +11 42 £394 +5.00% 8
Yorkshire -13 20 £375 +1.35% 5
East of England -1 18 £288 -28.12% 5
East Midlands +9 17 £350 -24.73%
South West -6 7 £375 +15.38% 7
West Midlands -34 5 £363 -2.68% 13
North East -40 4 £451 +73.64% 3
Midlands - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 761 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 448 (58.87%) SQL
3 399 (52.43%) Oracle
4 360 (47.31%) Java
5 234 (30.75%) Linux
6 192 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
7 186 (24.44%) SQL Server
8 185 (24.31%) UNIX
9 156 (20.50%) Oracle Database
10 152 (19.97%) XML
11 147 (19.32%) Finance
12 145 (19.05%) OO
13 139 (18.27%) JavaScript
14 130 (17.08%) HTML
15 118 (15.51%) Web Services
16 117 (15.37%) Banking
17 113 (14.85%) Python
18 112 (14.72%) TDD
19 111 (14.59%) MySQL
20 105 (13.80%) Windows
21 103 (13.53%) Data Modelling
22 98 (12.88%) PL/SQL
23 96 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
24 94 (12.35%) Microsoft
25 88 (11.56%) NoSQL
26 85 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
27 84 (11.04%) Hibernate
28 82 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
28 82 (10.78%) Perl
29 75 (9.86%) Shell Script

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 51 (6.70%) Tomcat
2 39 (5.12%) WebSphere
3 36 (4.73%) WebLogic
4 35 (4.60%) JBoss
5 33 (4.34%) Apache
6 26 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.89%) IIS
8 19 (2.50%) SAS
9 16 (2.10%) OpenStack
10 15 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (1.31%) Apache Pig
13 9 (1.18%) CMS
13 9 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (0.92%) Jetty
15 7 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 43 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.89%) MS Office
3 6 (0.79%) SPSS
3 6 (0.79%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.79%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.79%) Maximo
5 5 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.39%) Exstream
6 3 (0.39%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.39%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.26%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.02%) PaaS
3 17 (2.23%) Heroku
4 15 (1.97%) Engine Yard
5 6 (0.79%) SaaS
5 6 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.39%) IaaS
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.62%) DNS
2 53 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 49 (6.44%) HTTP
4 39 (5.12%) Internet
5 37 (4.86%) SSL
6 33 (4.34%) FTP
7 28 (3.68%) DHCP
8 26 (3.42%) Firewall
9 22 (2.89%) SAN
10 21 (2.76%) IPsec
11 19 (2.50%) VLAN
12 10 (1.31%) NAS
13 7 (0.92%) SNMP
14 5 (0.66%) Intranet
14 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.66%) LDAP
14 5 (0.66%) SSH
15 3 (0.39%) LAN
15 3 (0.39%) WAN
16 2 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 761 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 186 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 156 (20.50%) Oracle Database
4 111 (14.59%) MySQL
5 96 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
6 88 (11.56%) NoSQL
7 72 (9.46%) MongoDB
8 70 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 48 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (5.65%) Big Data
13 41 (5.39%) Hadoop
14 38 (4.99%) DB2
15 37 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
17 31 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 26 (3.42%) Apache Hive
19 24 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
20 23 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 49 (6.44%) Subversion
3 42 (5.52%) jMock
4 39 (5.12%) JUnit
4 39 (5.12%) Eclipse
5 36 (4.73%) Maven
6 32 (4.20%) JIRA
7 31 (4.07%) Git (software)
8 26 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (2.89%) Toad
10 19 (2.50%) ClearCase
10 19 (2.50%) Mockito
11 18 (2.37%) Selenium
12 16 (2.10%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.97%) Ant
14 14 (1.84%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (1.18%) ClearQuest
16 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (1.05%) Artifactory
General
1 147 (19.32%) Finance
2 117 (15.37%) Banking
3 64 (8.41%) Investment Banking
4 44 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.10%) Marketing
7 14 (1.84%) Retail
8 12 (1.58%) Legal
9 9 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.18%) Front Office
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Publishing
11 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 369 (48.49%) Developer
2 145 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 88 (11.56%) Analyst
4 58 (7.62%) Architect
5 53 (6.96%) DBA
6 40 (5.26%) Programmer
7 36 (4.73%) Analyst Programmer
7 36 (4.73%) Java Programmer
7 36 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (4.34%) C++ Developer
9 28 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
9 28 (3.68%) Consultant
10 26 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
10 26 (3.42%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 26 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 24 (3.15%) Administrator
12 23 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (2.89%) Lead Developer
14 21 (2.76%) Data Analyst
14 21 (2.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (19.97%) XML
2 130 (17.08%) HTML
3 118 (15.51%) Web Services
4 84 (11.04%) Hibernate
5 74 (9.72%) .NET
6 66 (8.67%) Spring
7 65 (8.54%) J2EE
8 62 (8.15%) JSP
9 58 (7.62%) CSS
10 49 (6.44%) Servlets
11 46 (6.04%) JSON
12 45 (5.91%) SOAP
13 39 (5.12%) REST
14 37 (4.86%) Struts
15 35 (4.60%) RESTful
15 35 (4.60%) jQuery
16 34 (4.47%) JDBC
16 34 (4.47%) J2SE
17 28 (3.68%) Middleware
18 27 (3.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 62 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.57%) Derivative
4 48 (6.31%) Open Source
5 34 (4.47%) Clustering
6 30 (3.94%) Replication
7 29 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 27 (3.55%) Data Integration
9 25 (3.29%) Data Structures
10 21 (2.76%) Device Driver
10 21 (2.76%) Mathematics
11 16 (2.10%) Fixed Income
12 15 (1.97%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.97%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.71%) User Experience
13 13 (1.71%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.45%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.45%) Market Risk
15 10 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 234 (30.75%) Linux
2 185 (24.31%) UNIX
3 105 (13.80%) Windows
4 32 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (3.29%) Solaris
6 24 (3.15%) AIX
7 21 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.76%) CentOS
8 14 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.45%) HPUX
11 7 (0.92%) Android
11 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.79%) VMS
13 5 (0.66%) zOS
13 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.53%) SUSE
14 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (19.05%) OO
3 112 (14.72%) TDD
4 103 (13.53%) Data Modelling
5 85 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
7 72 (9.46%) ETL
8 66 (8.67%) DevOps
9 63 (8.28%) Scrum
10 58 (7.62%) SOA
11 53 (6.96%) Web Development
12 51 (6.70%) Configuration Management
13 49 (6.44%) Migration
13 49 (6.44%) Multithreading
14 46 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 46 (6.04%) OOP
15 38 (4.99%) OOD
16 36 (4.73%) Pair Programming
16 36 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (4.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 448 (58.87%) SQL
2 360 (47.31%) Java
3 139 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 113 (14.85%) Python
5 98 (12.88%) PL/SQL
6 82 (10.78%) Perl
7 75 (9.86%) Shell Script
8 63 (8.28%) C#
9 51 (6.70%) C++
10 47 (6.18%) T-SQL
11 40 (5.26%) Ruby
12 33 (4.34%) Korn
13 32 (4.20%) PHP
14 31 (4.07%) Bash Shell
15 29 (3.81%) VBA
16 21 (2.76%) C
17 18 (2.37%) Scala
18 17 (2.23%) VB
19 12 (1.58%) Groovy
20 11 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (8.94%) Degree
2 44 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.18%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.18%) OCPJP
6 8 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.53%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.39%) OCAJ
8 3 (0.39%) OCP
8 3 (0.39%) OCA
8 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.62%) QA
2 9 (1.18%) SLA
3 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.39%) Basel III
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (2.50%) HDFS
2 18 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.23%) Apache Flume
4 11 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.92%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (0.79%) Docker
8 4 (0.53%) vSphere
8 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.26%) KVM
10 2 (0.26%) RHEV
10 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
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 64 (8.41%) Puppet
2 38 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.76%) Cobbler
4 19 (2.50%) Nagios
5 16 (2.10%) Data Guard
6 15 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (1.71%) collectd
8 12 (1.58%) Oozie
9 10 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.92%) Salt
11 6 (0.79%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.66%) Ansible
13 4 (0.53%) Hyperic
13 4 (0.53%) Opsview
13 4 (0.53%) Graphite
13 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.53%) Cacti
13 4 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 399 (52.43%) Oracle
2 94 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 58 (7.62%) IBM
4 51 (6.70%) Red Hat
5 46 (6.04%) VMware
6 44 (5.78%) Sybase
7 29 (3.81%) Business Objects
7 29 (3.81%) Informatica
8 27 (3.55%) HP
9 21 (2.76%) Cognos
10 19 (2.50%) SAP
11 15 (1.97%) Sun
12 10 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 10 (1.31%) Akamai
12 10 (1.31%) Tableau
13 8 (1.05%) ESRI
13 8 (1.05%) Citrix
14 6 (0.79%) BMC
14 6 (0.79%) NetApp
15 5 (0.66%) Siemens
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 months rolling
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day + 12 Week Contract
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 27 days ago