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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 220 221 201
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 198 203 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.89% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 3.98% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 138 152
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £574 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.80 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -4.05%
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
5059 5098 4807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.07% 22.37% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 3619 3278
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.55 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £125.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 48 £500 +17.64% 21
Canary Wharf - 6 £300 -
Bromley - 3 £245 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £375 -
Ealing - 2 £368 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 467 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 280 (59.96%) SQL
3 240 (51.39%) Java
4 228 (48.82%) Oracle
5 169 (36.19%) Linux
6 140 (29.98%) UNIX
7 119 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (24.84%) OO
9 112 (23.98%) Finance
10 98 (20.99%) Banking
11 92 (19.70%) Data Modelling
12 91 (19.49%) SQL Server
13 81 (17.34%) HTML
13 81 (17.34%) Oracle Database
14 80 (17.13%) XML
15 78 (16.70%) JavaScript
16 74 (15.85%) MySQL
17 72 (15.42%) TDD
18 68 (14.56%) SDLC
19 67 (14.35%) Python
20 66 (14.13%) Hibernate
21 65 (13.92%) Shell Script
21 65 (13.92%) NoSQL
22 64 (13.70%) Perl
23 58 (12.42%) Investment Banking
23 58 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
23 58 (12.42%) MongoDB
24 54 (11.56%) PL/SQL
25 53 (11.35%) Puppet
26 52 (11.13%) Data Warehouse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (6.42%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.57%) WebLogic
3 21 (4.50%) Apache
4 18 (3.85%) JBoss
5 17 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.50%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.28%) ColdFusion
9 6 (1.28%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.07%) CMS
10 5 (1.07%) Jetty
11 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.86%) SAS
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.64%) nginx
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.64%) SPSS
3 3 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.21%) Tridion
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.71%) Heroku
3 6 (1.28%) Engine Yard
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.42%) HTTP
2 41 (8.78%) TCP/IP
3 38 (8.14%) DNS
4 33 (7.07%) SSL
5 22 (4.71%) FTP
6 21 (4.50%) DHCP
6 21 (4.50%) IPsec
7 19 (4.07%) Internet
8 14 (3.00%) SAN
9 12 (2.57%) Firewall
10 11 (2.36%) VLAN
11 9 (1.93%) SNMP
12 6 (1.28%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.07%) Intranet
14 3 (0.64%) LDAP
15 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
16 1 (0.21%) NAS
16 1 (0.21%) VoIP
16 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 91 (19.49%) SQL Server
3 81 (17.34%) Oracle Database
4 74 (15.85%) MySQL
5 65 (13.92%) NoSQL
6 58 (12.42%) MongoDB
7 52 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (7.71%) Big Data
9 33 (7.07%) Hadoop
10 30 (6.42%) DB2
10 30 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (4.71%) Apache Hive
14 19 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (3.43%) Impala
15 16 (3.43%) HBase
16 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 37 (7.92%) Subversion
3 35 (7.49%) jMock
4 30 (6.42%) Maven
5 27 (5.78%) JUnit
6 24 (5.14%) Eclipse
7 21 (4.50%) JIRA
8 20 (4.28%) Git (software)
9 17 (3.64%) ClearCase
9 17 (3.64%) Toad
10 15 (3.21%) Ant
11 11 (2.36%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.93%) ClearQuest
13 8 (1.71%) Mockito
13 8 (1.71%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.07%) Gradle
General
1 112 (23.98%) Finance
2 98 (20.99%) Banking
3 58 (12.42%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.64%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.43%) Financial Institution
5 16 (3.43%) Front Office
6 13 (2.78%) Marketing
7 12 (2.57%) Retail
7 12 (2.57%) Legal
8 3 (0.64%) Advertising
8 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (48.82%) Developer
2 105 (22.48%) Java Developer
3 67 (14.35%) Analyst
4 39 (8.35%) Programmer
5 37 (7.92%) Analyst Programmer
6 35 (7.49%) Java Programmer
7 31 (6.64%) Architect
8 30 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 26 (5.57%) DBA
11 20 (4.28%) Lead Developer
11 20 (4.28%) Consultant
11 20 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (3.21%) Lead Java Developer
14 14 (3.00%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.00%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.57%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.34%) HTML
2 80 (17.13%) XML
3 66 (14.13%) Hibernate
4 50 (10.71%) Web Services
5 47 (10.06%) JSP
6 43 (9.21%) J2EE
7 41 (8.78%) Spring
8 32 (6.85%) Servlets
9 29 (6.21%) JSON
9 29 (6.21%) .NET
9 29 (6.21%) Struts
9 29 (6.21%) J2SE
10 27 (5.78%) RESTful
11 24 (5.14%) CSS
12 22 (4.71%) SOAP
13 20 (4.28%) jQuery
13 20 (4.28%) REST
14 16 (3.43%) HTML5
14 16 (3.43%) JAX-RS
14 16 (3.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.64%) Derivative
3 38 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.14%) Clustering
5 23 (4.93%) Replication
6 20 (4.28%) Mathematics
7 15 (3.21%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.57%) Market Risk
9 12 (2.57%) Data Integration
9 12 (2.57%) Device Driver
10 11 (2.36%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.14%) Equities
12 9 (1.93%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.71%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.28%) NHS
16 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 169 (36.19%) Linux
2 140 (29.98%) UNIX
3 44 (9.42%) Windows
4 14 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.78%) Solaris
6 12 (2.57%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.57%) CentOS
7 7 (1.50%) AIX
8 6 (1.28%) FreeBSD
9 5 (1.07%) Android
10 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.43%) HPUX
11 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) VMS
12 1 (0.21%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (24.84%) OO
3 92 (19.70%) Data Modelling
4 72 (15.42%) TDD
5 68 (14.56%) SDLC
6 58 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (10.71%) DevOps
8 42 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (8.78%) Configuration Management
9 41 (8.78%) Open Source
10 40 (8.57%) Multithreading
11 38 (8.14%) Web Development
12 35 (7.49%) BDD
13 34 (7.28%) ETL
14 32 (6.85%) OOP
15 30 (6.42%) SOA
15 30 (6.42%) Pair Programming
16 29 (6.21%) User Stories
16 29 (6.21%) Technical Analysis
16 29 (6.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 280 (59.96%) SQL
2 240 (51.39%) Java
3 78 (16.70%) JavaScript
4 67 (14.35%) Python
5 65 (13.92%) Shell Script
6 64 (13.70%) Perl
7 54 (11.56%) PL/SQL
8 34 (7.28%) C#
9 32 (6.85%) Ruby
10 28 (6.00%) Korn
11 27 (5.78%) T-SQL
12 24 (5.14%) C++
13 20 (4.28%) PHP
14 19 (4.07%) Scala
14 19 (4.07%) VBA
15 18 (3.85%) Bash Shell
16 16 (3.43%) C
17 15 (3.21%) VB
17 15 (3.21%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (9.64%) Degree
2 27 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (1.93%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.93%) OCPJP
6 6 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.14%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) SLA
3 5 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.64%) Basel III
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (3.85%) HDFS
2 15 (3.21%) Apache Flume
2 15 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.28%) Docker
4 5 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) RHEV
6 2 (0.43%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.21%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 53 (11.35%) Puppet
2 33 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.78%) Data Guard
4 12 (2.57%) Cobbler
4 12 (2.57%) Oozie
5 11 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.28%) WMI
6 6 (1.28%) Nagios
7 5 (1.07%) collectd
7 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.86%) Control-M
9 3 (0.64%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.64%) Ansible
10 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 228 (48.82%) Oracle
2 39 (8.35%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.35%) Sybase
3 27 (5.78%) Red Hat
4 22 (4.71%) IBM
5 19 (4.07%) VMware
6 16 (3.43%) Cognos
7 11 (2.36%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.93%) Tableau
8 9 (1.93%) Akamai
9 7 (1.50%) Sun
9 7 (1.50%) SAP
10 5 (1.07%) Splunk
10 5 (1.07%) NetApp
11 4 (0.86%) HP
11 4 (0.86%) Adobe
11 4 (0.86%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.86%) Remedy
12 3 (0.64%) ExactTarget
12 3 (0.64%) Vertica
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