The table below looks at the statistics for the Development DBA role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Database Administrator
Rank 585 561 548
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Development DBA 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.019% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £403 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.73% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Development DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development DBA within the UK.

Development DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Development DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development DBA within the UK.

Development DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development DBA
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -30 6 £325 -21.68% 2
South East -31 3 £385 -6.09%
London +11 1 £230 -45.23% 1
City of London +4 1 £230 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
South West - 1 £325 -
North West - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Derby - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Development DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development DBA in their job title 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 with Development DBA in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
6 1 (10.00%) DTV
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Toad
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Ant
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics

Development DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development DBA in their job title 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 with Development DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft