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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 266 256 225
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 399 362 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.59% 3.41% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 232 222
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.80 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.56 £27.69 £19.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.03 £118.20 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.80 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -4.05%
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
11109 10625 9065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.20% 21.54% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7400 6886 5594
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 209
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 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 +8 206 £450 +5.88% 76
South East +9 61 £335 -16.25% 27
North West +21 46 £375 -1.63% 11
East of England +19 35 £309 -22.81% 4
Yorkshire -14 21 £375 -1.31% 3
East Midlands -1 10 £347 -6.71% 3
South West -2 7 £360 +10.76% 11
West Midlands -29 6 £425 +32.81% 7
North East -14 4 - - 7
RDBMS
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 798 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 463 (58.02%) SQL
3 416 (52.13%) Oracle
4 352 (44.11%) Java
5 247 (30.95%) Linux
6 205 (25.69%) UNIX
7 186 (23.31%) SQL Server
8 175 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
9 156 (19.55%) Oracle Database
10 154 (19.30%) Finance
10 154 (19.30%) XML
11 144 (18.05%) JavaScript
11 144 (18.05%) HTML
12 143 (17.92%) OO
13 121 (15.16%) MySQL
13 121 (15.16%) SDLC
14 118 (14.79%) Windows
15 116 (14.54%) Web Services
16 114 (14.29%) Banking
17 110 (13.78%) Python
18 108 (13.53%) Data Modelling
18 108 (13.53%) TDD
19 102 (12.78%) Perl
20 100 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
21 96 (12.03%) Microsoft
22 95 (11.90%) PL/SQL
22 95 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
23 85 (10.65%) NoSQL
24 82 (10.28%) ETL
25 80 (10.03%) Shell Script

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (6.64%) Tomcat
2 42 (5.26%) Apache
2 42 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 37 (4.64%) WebLogic
4 36 (4.51%) JBoss
5 30 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.26%) IIS
7 17 (2.13%) SAS
8 12 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.25%) nginx
9 10 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.13%) Apache Pig
11 8 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (1.00%) Node.js
11 8 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.00%) CMS
11 8 (1.00%) ColdFusion
11 8 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.63%) MS Office
3 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.75%) PowerPivot
4 6 (0.75%) SPSS
5 5 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.00%) Maximo
3 7 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.63%) Tridion
5 5 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.38%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.38%) Exstream
7 3 (0.38%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.38%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.25%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.25%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.25%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.25%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.75%) PaaS
3 11 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.13%) Heroku
5 9 (1.13%) SaaS
6 7 (0.88%) Route 53
6 7 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.88%) Engine Yard
7 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.77%) HTTP
2 50 (6.27%) DNS
3 48 (6.02%) Internet
4 46 (5.76%) TCP/IP
5 37 (4.64%) FTP
6 36 (4.51%) SSL
7 30 (3.76%) SAN
8 29 (3.63%) DHCP
9 21 (2.63%) IPsec
10 19 (2.38%) Firewall
11 13 (1.63%) SNMP
11 13 (1.63%) NAS
12 12 (1.50%) VLAN
13 8 (1.00%) Intranet
14 7 (0.88%) SSH
14 7 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.75%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.50%) LDAP
17 3 (0.38%) LAN
17 3 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 798 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 186 (23.31%) SQL Server
3 156 (19.55%) Oracle Database
4 121 (15.16%) MySQL
5 95 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (10.65%) NoSQL
7 68 (8.52%) MongoDB
8 62 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (6.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 55 (6.89%) DB2
11 44 (5.51%) Big Data
12 38 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 36 (4.51%) Hadoop
14 34 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
14 34 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
17 24 (3.01%) Apache Hive
18 22 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 58 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 51 (6.39%) Subversion
3 46 (5.76%) JUnit
4 45 (5.64%) Eclipse
5 42 (5.26%) Maven
6 40 (5.01%) JIRA
7 37 (4.64%) Git (software)
8 36 (4.51%) jMock
9 25 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
10 23 (2.88%) Ant
11 22 (2.76%) ClearCase
12 21 (2.63%) Toad
13 20 (2.51%) Cucumber
14 18 (2.26%) Mockito
15 16 (2.01%) Selenium
16 14 (1.75%) Visual Studio
17 13 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
19 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 9 (1.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 154 (19.30%) Finance
2 114 (14.29%) Banking
3 61 (7.64%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.26%) Marketing
6 18 (2.26%) Retail
7 16 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.01%) Front Office
8 12 (1.50%) Legal
9 4 (0.50%) Back Office
9 4 (0.50%) Publishing
10 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (45.49%) Developer
2 137 (17.17%) Java Developer
3 95 (11.90%) Analyst
4 69 (8.65%) Architect
5 55 (6.89%) DBA
6 43 (5.39%) Programmer
7 39 (4.89%) Analyst Programmer
8 37 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (4.64%) Java Programmer
9 33 (4.14%) C++ Developer
10 31 (3.88%) Consultant
11 30 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
12 28 (3.51%) Java Analyst Programmer
13 26 (3.26%) SQL Developer
13 26 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
14 25 (3.13%) Administrator
15 24 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.88%) Senior Developer
17 21 (2.63%) Data Analyst
17 21 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (19.30%) XML
2 144 (18.05%) HTML
3 116 (14.54%) Web Services
4 77 (9.65%) Hibernate
5 73 (9.15%) J2EE
6 69 (8.65%) Spring
7 67 (8.40%) CSS
8 64 (8.02%) .NET
9 60 (7.52%) JSP
10 48 (6.02%) Servlets
10 48 (6.02%) SOAP
11 45 (5.64%) JSON
12 40 (5.01%) Struts
12 40 (5.01%) REST
13 36 (4.51%) RESTful
14 33 (4.14%) JDBC
15 29 (3.63%) jQuery
15 29 (3.63%) J2SE
16 26 (3.26%) HTML5
16 26 (3.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.89%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.89%) Derivative
4 37 (4.64%) Replication
5 30 (3.76%) Clustering
5 30 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.63%) Data Integration
7 27 (3.38%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 18 (2.26%) N-Tier
10 17 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 17 (2.13%) Data Conversion
11 15 (1.88%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.63%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.50%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (1.50%) NHS
14 11 (1.38%) User Experience
14 11 (1.38%) Visualisation
15 10 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 247 (30.95%) Linux
2 205 (25.69%) UNIX
3 118 (14.79%) Windows
4 44 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (4.51%) Solaris
6 23 (2.88%) AIX
7 18 (2.26%) VME
8 14 (1.75%) CentOS
9 13 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.50%) HPUX
11 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.00%) FreeBSD
14 7 (0.88%) Android
15 5 (0.63%) VMS
15 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.50%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (17.92%) OO
3 121 (15.16%) SDLC
4 108 (13.53%) Data Modelling
4 108 (13.53%) TDD
5 100 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (10.28%) ETL
7 73 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
8 71 (8.90%) Migration
9 62 (7.77%) Configuration Management
10 60 (7.52%) Multithreading
11 59 (7.39%) DevOps
12 54 (6.77%) SOA
12 54 (6.77%) Scrum
12 54 (6.77%) Open Source
13 51 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
14 50 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 48 (6.02%) Web Development
16 46 (5.76%) OOP
17 41 (5.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 463 (58.02%) SQL
2 352 (44.11%) Java
3 144 (18.05%) JavaScript
4 110 (13.78%) Python
5 102 (12.78%) Perl
6 95 (11.90%) PL/SQL
7 80 (10.03%) Shell Script
8 58 (7.27%) C#
9 55 (6.89%) C++
10 53 (6.64%) T-SQL
11 37 (4.64%) Ruby
12 33 (4.14%) Bash Shell
12 33 (4.14%) PHP
13 32 (4.01%) Korn
14 27 (3.38%) VBA
15 23 (2.88%) C
16 21 (2.63%) PowerShell
17 19 (2.38%) Scala
18 18 (2.26%) COBOL
18 18 (2.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (8.77%) Degree
2 42 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.13%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.13%) OCPJP
6 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.50%) OCAJ
7 4 (0.50%) OCP
7 4 (0.50%) OCA
7 4 (0.50%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.02%) QA
2 16 (2.01%) SLA
3 14 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.38%) Basel III
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (2.26%) HDFS
3 17 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.13%) Apache Flume
4 13 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (0.75%) vSphere
7 6 (0.75%) Docker
8 4 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.25%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.25%) KVM
10 2 (0.25%) RHEV
10 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 63 (7.89%) Puppet
2 40 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.51%) Data Guard
4 18 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.75%) Nagios
6 13 (1.63%) Cobbler
6 13 (1.63%) Salt
7 12 (1.50%) Oozie
8 11 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (1.25%) Ansible
10 9 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (1.13%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.00%) WMI
12 7 (0.88%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.75%) Cacti
13 6 (0.75%) Opsview
13 6 (0.75%) collectd
13 6 (0.75%) Graphite
13 6 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 416 (52.13%) Oracle
2 96 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 65 (8.15%) IBM
4 61 (7.64%) Sybase
5 53 (6.64%) Red Hat
6 45 (5.64%) VMware
7 26 (3.26%) HP
8 24 (3.01%) Business Objects
9 22 (2.76%) Informatica
10 20 (2.51%) Sun
11 16 (2.01%) Cognos
12 15 (1.88%) SAP
13 12 (1.50%) Tableau
14 10 (1.25%) Citrix
15 9 (1.13%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.13%) Akamai
16 8 (1.00%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.00%) ESRI
16 8 (1.00%) Veritas
17 7 (0.88%) Cisco
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