The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 222 253 194
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -59
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 207 181 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.75% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 3.26% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 101 196
Average daily rate
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£500 £495 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
RDBMS
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5478 5556 5809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.56% 22.93% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3878 3723 3998
Average daily rate £450 £448 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 40
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -3.22%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in London

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +19 66 £525 +10.52% 22
Bromley - 3 £245 -
Brentford +3 1 £425 +54.54%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 414 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 264 (63.77%) SQL
3 228 (55.07%) Oracle
4 167 (40.34%) Java
5 145 (35.02%) Linux
6 132 (31.88%) Finance
7 123 (29.71%) UNIX
8 120 (28.99%) SQL Server
9 104 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (22.71%) Banking
11 84 (20.29%) Oracle Database
12 81 (19.57%) Perl
13 69 (16.67%) SDLC
14 62 (14.98%) JavaScript
15 60 (14.49%) OO
16 59 (14.25%) Python
16 59 (14.25%) TDD
17 58 (14.01%) Windows
18 54 (13.04%) Shell Script
19 53 (12.80%) XML
19 53 (12.80%) Microsoft
19 53 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (12.08%) Sybase
21 49 (11.84%) HTML
22 48 (11.59%) Data Modelling
23 45 (10.87%) ETL
24 43 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
25 42 (10.14%) MySQL
26 40 (9.66%) Investment Banking
27 39 (9.42%) Multithreading

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 21 (5.07%) Apache
2 17 (4.11%) JBoss
3 15 (3.62%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.66%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.93%) CMS
6 8 (1.93%) ColdFusion
7 7 (1.69%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.21%) SAS
9 5 (1.21%) IIS
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) SPSS
3 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.21%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.24%) Finacle
6 1 (0.24%) Tridion
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) Global One
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.48%) Heroku
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.04%) HTTP
2 20 (4.83%) Internet
3 17 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.38%) SSL
4 14 (3.38%) SAN
5 11 (2.66%) SNMP
6 9 (2.17%) DNS
7 7 (1.69%) Intranet
8 5 (1.21%) Firewall
9 3 (0.72%) IPsec
9 3 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.72%) FTP
9 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.72%) SMTP
9 3 (0.72%) DHCP
10 2 (0.48%) NAS
11 1 (0.24%) DVB
11 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.24%) VLAN
11 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 120 (28.99%) SQL Server
3 84 (20.29%) Oracle Database
4 43 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (10.14%) MySQL
6 38 (9.18%) NoSQL
7 35 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (7.97%) Big Data
9 32 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (7.49%) DB2
11 30 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (6.76%) Hadoop
13 25 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (6.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (4.35%) HBase
15 18 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (3.38%) Apache Hive
16 14 (3.38%) MongoDB
17 13 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (4.83%) JIRA
1 20 (4.83%) Git (software)
1 20 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.59%) Subversion
2 19 (4.59%) jMock
3 17 (4.11%) Maven
4 15 (3.62%) Eclipse
5 12 (2.90%) Ant
5 12 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (2.42%) ClearCase
7 9 (2.17%) JUnit
8 7 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.69%) Gradle
9 6 (1.45%) Hudson
9 6 (1.45%) JBehave
10 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.21%) Toad
10 5 (1.21%) Selenium
11 4 (0.97%) FitNesse
General
1 132 (31.88%) Finance
2 94 (22.71%) Banking
3 40 (9.66%) Investment Banking
4 33 (7.97%) Front Office
5 17 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.90%) Legal
8 11 (2.66%) Marketing
8 11 (2.66%) Retail
9 4 (0.97%) Back Office
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 180 (43.48%) Developer
2 71 (17.15%) Analyst
3 53 (12.80%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.66%) Programmer
5 36 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 35 (8.45%) DBA
7 33 (7.97%) Java Programmer
8 32 (7.73%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 30 (7.25%) Architect
10 23 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (4.59%) Consultant
12 18 (4.35%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
13 16 (3.86%) Perl Developer
14 14 (3.38%) C++ Developer
14 14 (3.38%) Business Analyst
14 14 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.90%) Administrator
15 12 (2.90%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.80%) XML
2 49 (11.84%) HTML
3 36 (8.70%) .NET
4 32 (7.73%) Web Services
5 31 (7.49%) Hibernate
5 31 (7.49%) JSON
6 30 (7.25%) SOAP
7 25 (6.04%) CSS
8 23 (5.56%) J2EE
8 23 (5.56%) Spring
9 21 (5.07%) Middleware
10 18 (4.35%) J2SE
11 16 (3.86%) REST
12 14 (3.38%) STL
13 13 (3.14%) RESTful
14 11 (2.66%) WPF
14 11 (2.66%) JSP
14 11 (2.66%) Akka
15 10 (2.42%) HTML5
16 9 (2.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.28%) Derivative
4 22 (5.31%) Equities
5 20 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.11%) Replication
6 17 (4.11%) Clustering
7 16 (3.86%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.90%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.90%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.42%) SWIFT
10 8 (1.93%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.69%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.45%) NHS
12 6 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.21%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 145 (35.02%) Linux
2 123 (29.71%) UNIX
3 58 (14.01%) Windows
4 26 (6.28%) Solaris
5 12 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.17%) Android
7 7 (1.69%) AIX
8 6 (1.45%) FreeBSD
9 5 (1.21%) CentOS
10 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.48%) HPUX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.67%) SDLC
3 60 (14.49%) OO
4 59 (14.25%) TDD
5 48 (11.59%) Data Modelling
6 45 (10.87%) ETL
7 39 (9.42%) Multithreading
8 38 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (8.70%) Open Source
10 35 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (7.97%) DevOps
12 30 (7.25%) Configuration Management
13 28 (6.76%) Project Management
14 27 (6.52%) Migration
14 27 (6.52%) SOA
14 27 (6.52%) Scrum
15 25 (6.04%) Web Development
15 25 (6.04%) Risk Management
15 25 (6.04%) BDD
16 24 (5.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 264 (63.77%) SQL
2 167 (40.34%) Java
3 81 (19.57%) Perl
4 62 (14.98%) JavaScript
5 59 (14.25%) Python
6 54 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 33 (7.97%) PL/SQL
8 32 (7.73%) T-SQL
9 30 (7.25%) C#
10 27 (6.52%) C++
11 25 (6.04%) PowerShell
12 22 (5.31%) Scala
13 21 (5.07%) Ruby
13 21 (5.07%) VBA
14 19 (4.59%) PHP
15 10 (2.42%) C
15 10 (2.42%) VB
15 10 (2.42%) Korn
16 8 (1.93%) VBScript
17 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (9.18%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) CFA
5 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.24%) ISEB
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.14%) QA
2 9 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (2.66%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.93%) HDFS
4 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) LXC
6 1 (0.24%) Samba
6 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.62%) Puppet
2 12 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.90%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.45%) WMI
4 6 (1.45%) Oozie
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (0.97%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.97%) Cacti
6 4 (0.97%) Nagios
7 3 (0.72%) Control-M
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.72%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 228 (55.07%) Oracle
2 53 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.08%) Sybase
4 21 (5.07%) IBM
5 12 (2.90%) Cognos
6 11 (2.66%) Adobe
7 10 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.17%) Remedy
8 9 (2.17%) VMware
9 8 (1.93%) Sun
9 8 (1.93%) SAP
9 8 (1.93%) Informatica
9 8 (1.93%) Splunk
10 6 (1.45%) Teradata
10 6 (1.45%) Veritas
11 5 (1.21%) Google
11 5 (1.21%) NetApp
11 5 (1.21%) FatWire
12 4 (0.97%) Tableau
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