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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Database Administrator
Rank 622 607 565
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Development DBA 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.014% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£460 £375 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.73% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.73% -6.25%
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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 6 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 3 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
England -9 6 £460 +22.73% 1
South West - 4 £471 -
Bristol - 4 £471 -
Warwickshire - 1 £365 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £365 - 1

Development DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) Migration
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
4 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
4 8 (38.10%) ETL
5 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) MySQL
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) LDAP
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) Informatica
9 3 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Replication
9 3 (14.29%) Teradata
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
9 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

Development DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.52%) Star Schema
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (4.76%) DB2
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
2 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Informatica
1 3 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (14.29%) Teradata
2 2 (9.52%) Red Gate
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat