The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 128 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 17 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 4.90% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 24
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £409 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £31.90 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%
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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
727 551 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.08% 23.33% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 377 432
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 18
Average hourly rate £38.25 £30.90 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -18.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Gloucestershire -15 4 £230 - 5
Dorset +3 3 £375 -11.76%
Wiltshire -17 3 £363 +13.72%
Somerset -10 2 £288 -
Bristol -26 1 £500 +33.33% 2
Devon - - - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 61 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 34 (55.74%) SQL
3 31 (50.82%) Java
4 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
5 25 (40.98%) HTML
5 25 (40.98%) CSS
6 24 (39.34%) Linux
7 21 (34.43%) Oracle
8 18 (29.51%) XML
8 18 (29.51%) UNIX
9 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (26.23%) JDBC
10 16 (26.23%) MySQL
11 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
12 14 (22.95%) Validation
12 14 (22.95%) Finance
12 14 (22.95%) Web Services
12 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database
13 13 (21.31%) Spring
13 13 (21.31%) .NET
13 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (19.67%) C#
14 12 (19.67%) PHP
15 11 (18.03%) OO
15 11 (18.03%) Clustering
15 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
15 11 (18.03%) IBM
15 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (16.39%) Spring Security
16 10 (16.39%) TDD

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (16.39%) WebSphere
1 10 (16.39%) Tomcat
1 10 (16.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (11.48%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) CMS
4 4 (6.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.56%) JBoss
5 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 3 (4.92%) Magnolia
5 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.92%) Drupal
6 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.64%) OpenROAD
7 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.64%) SAS
7 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SAN
2 7 (11.48%) HTTPS
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) SSH
3 5 (8.20%) Internet
3 5 (8.20%) PuTTY
4 3 (4.92%) LDAP
4 3 (4.92%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (4.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.64%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.23%) MySQL
3 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database
4 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
5 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
7 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
7 7 (11.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
8 6 (9.84%) Ingres
9 5 (8.20%) JasperReports
10 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (4.92%) Aerospike
11 3 (4.92%) HBase
11 3 (4.92%) Voldemort
11 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
11 3 (4.92%) CouchDB
11 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (4.92%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.20%) PHPUnit
3 5 (8.20%) FitNesse
4 4 (6.56%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) Gerrit
4 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.64%) GitLab
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) OBIEE Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Informatica Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) HTML
1 25 (40.98%) CSS
2 18 (29.51%) XML
3 16 (26.23%) JDBC
4 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
5 14 (22.95%) Web Services
6 13 (21.31%) Spring
6 13 (21.31%) .NET
7 10 (16.39%) Spring Security
7 10 (16.39%) Ajax
7 10 (16.39%) Struts
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
7 10 (16.39%) JSP
8 9 (14.75%) SAML
9 7 (11.48%) RESTful
9 7 (11.48%) jQuery
9 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.84%) Laravel
11 5 (8.20%) LAMP
11 5 (8.20%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Clustering
2 7 (11.48%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.56%) Open Source
5 3 (4.92%) DTV
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) Mashup
5 3 (4.92%) Taxonomies
6 2 (3.28%) Statistics
6 2 (3.28%) Wiki
6 2 (3.28%) GIS
7 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 18 (29.51%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) VMS
3 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Validation
3 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (18.03%) OO
4 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
4 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.39%) TDD
6 9 (14.75%) Migration
7 8 (13.11%) Content Management
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.48%) Data Validation
9 6 (9.84%) MVC
10 5 (8.20%) Web Design
10 5 (8.20%) UML
10 5 (8.20%) Change Control
10 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.20%) BDD
10 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) SQL
2 31 (50.82%) Java
3 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.67%) C#
4 12 (19.67%) PHP
5 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.75%) Perl
7 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.48%) Korn
8 5 (8.20%) Python
9 3 (4.92%) C++
9 3 (4.92%) C
10 2 (3.28%) PHP5
10 2 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Shibboleth
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) NFS
2 7 (11.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) IBM
3 8 (13.11%) Informatica
4 7 (11.48%) VMware
5 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
5 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.92%) Sun
6 3 (4.92%) SAP
6 3 (4.92%) ForgeRock
7 2 (3.28%) Zend
7 2 (3.28%) ESRI
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix