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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Database Administrator
Rank 585 565 553
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Development DBA 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.025% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £385 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 16 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 2 June 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
England -15 8 £400 +14.28% 2
London +6 3 £463 +19.35% 1
East Midlands - 3 £275 -
City of London +11 1 £425 +6.25%
East of England - 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £375 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £275 -
Leicester - 1 £275 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £275 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Norfolk - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -

Development DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (25.00%) ETL
7 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (20.00%) LDAP
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Informatica
8 4 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Teradata
9 3 (15.00%) Replication
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) C#
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (15.00%) Inmon Methodology

Development DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.00%) Star Schema
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.00%) DB2
8 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) D3.js
1 1 (5.00%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (15.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Informatica
1 4 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
1 4 (20.00%) Teradata
2 2 (10.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat