The first table below looks at the demand for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 44 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 25 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.25% 0.63% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.79% 3.15% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Average daily rate £290 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.32% +23.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
169 127 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.95% 19.87% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £23.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
RDBMS
East of England

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -9 8 - - 3
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
RDBMS
East of England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 37 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Oracle
4 18 (48.65%) Linux
5 17 (45.95%) UNIX
5 17 (45.95%) Java
6 16 (43.24%) XML
6 16 (43.24%) Solaris
7 14 (37.84%) Eclipse
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (37.84%) HTML
7 14 (37.84%) Ant
7 14 (37.84%) JUnit
7 14 (37.84%) Subversion
7 14 (37.84%) Ajax
8 13 (35.14%) JSP
8 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (32.43%) Finance
10 11 (29.73%) Log4j
10 11 (29.73%) Internet
10 11 (29.73%) XMLBeans
10 11 (29.73%) Web 2.0
10 11 (29.73%) OO
10 11 (29.73%) Servlets
10 11 (29.73%) Struts
10 11 (29.73%) XSLT
10 11 (29.73%) J2EE
10 11 (29.73%) XPath
11 10 (27.03%) System Testing

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 6 (16.22%) MQSeries
4 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.51%) Alfresco
5 3 (8.11%) CMS
6 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.70%) SAS
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Tridion
1 5 (13.51%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
5 8 (21.62%) Data Mart
5 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (16.22%) DB2
7 5 (13.51%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (13.51%) MySQL
8 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.70%) OLTP
10 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Ant
1 14 (37.84%) JUnit
1 14 (37.84%) Eclipse
1 14 (37.84%) Subversion
2 11 (29.73%) Log4j
3 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Mockito
5 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Business Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Business Objects Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.51%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Portal Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Business Objects Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) XML
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) Ajax
3 13 (35.14%) JSP
4 11 (29.73%) Servlets
4 11 (29.73%) J2EE
4 11 (29.73%) Struts
4 11 (29.73%) XSLT
4 11 (29.73%) XMLBeans
5 9 (24.32%) Spring
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) JDBC
7 6 (16.22%) JMS
7 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) JSF
8 5 (13.51%) JSTL
8 5 (13.51%) XHTML
8 5 (13.51%) EJB
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Web 2.0
2 9 (24.32%) Visualisation
3 7 (18.92%) Informatics
3 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) UNIX
3 16 (43.24%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) HPUX
5 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) OO
2 10 (27.03%) System Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
4 8 (21.62%) Analytics
5 6 (16.22%) Content Management
6 5 (13.51%) UML
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) RAD
6 5 (13.51%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (29.73%) XPath
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) Korn
8 1 (2.70%) SELCOPY
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Business Objects
3 8 (21.62%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) Interwoven
5 5 (13.51%) ATG
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Blue Martini
5 5 (13.51%) Elastic Path
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.70%) Informatica
8 1 (2.70%) Sun
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Alterian