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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 295 291 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -78
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 364 329 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.65% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.01% 3.02% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 179 289
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £35.00 £37.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £35.00 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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
12082 10883 10788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.78% 21.53% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8056 6886 6811
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 155 195
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +31 210 £500 - 57
South East -13 36 £338 -18.18% 27
South West -13 28 £450 +14.64% 9
West Midlands +25 26 £420 +33.33% 8
North West -54 24 £450 +20.00% 23
East of England +7 20 £375 -1.96% 4
Yorkshire -34 9 £315 -1.56% 18
North East -27 5 £360 +227.27% 2
East Midlands -11 3 £525 +43.83% 6
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 760 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 433 (56.97%) SQL
3 409 (53.82%) Oracle
4 263 (34.61%) Java
5 231 (30.39%) SQL Server
6 217 (28.55%) Linux
7 179 (23.55%) Finance
8 176 (23.16%) UNIX
9 172 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
10 150 (19.74%) Oracle Database
11 126 (16.58%) JavaScript
12 116 (15.26%) SDLC
13 114 (15.00%) Windows
13 114 (15.00%) XML
14 113 (14.87%) HTML
15 111 (14.61%) Perl
16 109 (14.34%) ETL
17 104 (13.68%) MySQL
18 102 (13.42%) Microsoft
19 97 (12.76%) Banking
20 88 (11.58%) Python
21 87 (11.45%) IBM
22 86 (11.32%) .NET
22 86 (11.32%) Web Services
23 85 (11.18%) Migration
24 81 (10.66%) OO
24 81 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
24 81 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
25 80 (10.53%) MS Excel
26 78 (10.26%) TDD

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 43 (5.66%) Apache
2 36 (4.74%) JBoss
3 33 (4.34%) Tomcat
3 33 (4.34%) WebSphere
4 32 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.84%) IIS
6 14 (1.84%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.45%) ColdFusion
9 10 (1.32%) CMS
9 10 (1.32%) Node.js
9 10 (1.32%) Apache Pig
10 9 (1.18%) SAS
11 8 (1.05%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (0.92%) nginx
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 80 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.42%) MS Office
3 14 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.92%) SPSS
5 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.26%) GIMP
6 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Maximo
2 9 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.05%) Tridion
4 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.39%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.39%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.26%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.26%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.26%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.26%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.11%) SaaS
3 13 (1.71%) PaaS
4 12 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.79%) Route 53
6 6 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.26%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.18%) Internet
2 32 (4.21%) HTTP
3 28 (3.68%) SAN
4 20 (2.63%) FTP
5 18 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.24%) SSL
7 14 (1.84%) DNS
7 14 (1.84%) SNMP
7 14 (1.84%) NAS
8 13 (1.71%) Firewall
9 10 (1.32%) Intranet
10 7 (0.92%) SSH
10 7 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.92%) DHCP
11 5 (0.66%) SMTP
12 3 (0.39%) LDAP
12 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.39%) IPsec
13 2 (0.26%) Extranet
13 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 231 (30.39%) SQL Server
3 150 (19.74%) Oracle Database
4 104 (13.68%) MySQL
5 81 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (7.76%) DB2
8 57 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (6.97%) NoSQL
10 52 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 50 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (6.32%) Big Data
13 44 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
14 39 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (4.34%) Hadoop
16 26 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
17 25 (3.29%) Informix
18 23 (3.03%) MongoDB
19 22 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
20 21 (2.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 42 (5.53%) Subversion
2 36 (4.74%) JIRA
3 35 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.21%) Git (software)
5 28 (3.68%) Maven
6 27 (3.55%) Eclipse
7 24 (3.16%) JUnit
8 22 (2.89%) Ant
9 21 (2.76%) Talend Open Studio
10 19 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.24%) jMock
12 14 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (1.84%) ERwin
13 13 (1.71%) Selenium
14 12 (1.58%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.58%) Visual Studio
15 11 (1.45%) ClearCase
16 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 8 (1.05%) Log4j
16 8 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 179 (23.55%) Finance
2 97 (12.76%) Banking
3 38 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.34%) Front Office
5 32 (4.21%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.89%) Marketing
8 19 (2.50%) Retail
9 14 (1.84%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.32%) Legal
11 5 (0.66%) Back Office
11 5 (0.66%) Electronics
12 4 (0.53%) Games
12 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (40.66%) Developer
2 98 (12.89%) Analyst
3 91 (11.97%) Java Developer
4 85 (11.18%) Architect
5 70 (9.21%) DBA
6 42 (5.53%) Programmer
7 37 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (4.74%) Analyst Programmer
9 33 (4.34%) Java Programmer
10 32 (4.21%) Consultant
11 31 (4.08%) C++ Developer
11 31 (4.08%) Administrator
11 31 (4.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
12 29 (3.82%) Oracle DBA
13 26 (3.42%) SQL DBA
14 24 (3.16%) SQL Developer
14 24 (3.16%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
16 21 (2.76%) Business Analyst
17 20 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (15.00%) XML
2 113 (14.87%) HTML
3 86 (11.32%) .NET
3 86 (11.32%) Web Services
4 76 (10.00%) CSS
5 54 (7.11%) SOAP
6 51 (6.71%) J2EE
7 47 (6.18%) JSON
8 44 (5.79%) Spring
9 41 (5.39%) Hibernate
10 38 (5.00%) REST
11 32 (4.21%) Middleware
12 30 (3.95%) JSP
13 28 (3.68%) JDBC
14 26 (3.42%) STL
14 26 (3.42%) Struts
15 24 (3.16%) Ajax
15 24 (3.16%) RESTful
16 22 (2.89%) HTML5
16 22 (2.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 41 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.08%) Data Integration
5 26 (3.42%) Replication
5 26 (3.42%) Clustering
6 25 (3.29%) Derivative
7 22 (2.89%) Equities
7 22 (2.89%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.37%) Fixed Income
9 17 (2.24%) Data Conversion
10 15 (1.97%) GIS
11 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.58%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.58%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.45%) NHS
13 11 (1.45%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.45%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.32%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 217 (28.55%) Linux
2 176 (23.16%) UNIX
3 114 (15.00%) Windows
4 44 (5.79%) Solaris
5 39 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.37%) VME
7 14 (1.84%) AIX
8 12 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.18%) Android
9 9 (1.18%) HPUX
9 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.92%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.79%) CentOS
12 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (15.26%) SDLC
3 109 (14.34%) ETL
4 85 (11.18%) Migration
5 81 (10.66%) OO
6 78 (10.26%) TDD
7 74 (9.74%) Data Modelling
8 68 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (6.84%) DevOps
11 51 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
11 51 (6.71%) Multithreading
11 51 (6.71%) SOA
12 46 (6.05%) Open Source
13 45 (5.92%) Scrum
14 44 (5.79%) Configuration Management
15 42 (5.53%) Data Analysis
16 41 (5.39%) Data Management
17 40 (5.26%) Unit Testing
18 38 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 433 (56.97%) SQL
2 263 (34.61%) Java
3 126 (16.58%) JavaScript
4 111 (14.61%) Perl
5 88 (11.58%) Python
6 76 (10.00%) C#
7 66 (8.68%) Shell Script
8 59 (7.76%) T-SQL
9 58 (7.63%) PL/SQL
10 54 (7.11%) C++
11 41 (5.39%) PowerShell
12 36 (4.74%) PHP
13 26 (3.42%) VBA
14 24 (3.16%) Scala
14 24 (3.16%) Ruby
15 23 (3.03%) Bash Shell
16 21 (2.76%) VB
17 19 (2.50%) COBOL
18 18 (2.37%) C
19 17 (2.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (9.87%) Degree
2 38 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (1.32%) OCP
6 8 (1.05%) OCA
6 8 (1.05%) OCAJ
7 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.26%) HND
8 2 (0.26%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CFA
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.47%) QA
2 21 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.26%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.13%) Basel III
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.71%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.05%) HDFS
6 7 (0.92%) vSphere
7 4 (0.53%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.53%) Docker
8 3 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.26%) vCloud
9 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
10 1 (0.13%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (3.68%) Puppet
2 19 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.84%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.71%) Salt
5 12 (1.58%) Nagios
6 11 (1.45%) Cacti
7 10 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.92%) WMI
9 7 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.92%) Opsview
9 7 (0.92%) Ansible
9 7 (0.92%) Graphite
10 6 (0.79%) Oozie
10 6 (0.79%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.66%) Control-M
11 5 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.53%) yum
12 4 (0.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 409 (53.82%) Oracle
2 102 (13.42%) Microsoft
3 87 (11.45%) IBM
4 67 (8.82%) Sybase
5 41 (5.39%) VMware
6 37 (4.87%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.42%) SAP
8 22 (2.89%) Informatica
9 21 (2.76%) Talend
10 16 (2.11%) Veritas
10 16 (2.11%) Sun
11 15 (1.97%) Citrix
12 14 (1.84%) Cognos
13 13 (1.71%) ESRI
14 12 (1.58%) Adobe
15 11 (1.45%) Cisco
16 10 (1.32%) TIBCO
16 10 (1.32%) Remedy
16 10 (1.32%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.18%) Splunk
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