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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Database Administrator
Rank 619 612 580
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Development DBA 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.008% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£471 £375 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% -13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £471 - £475
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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 5 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 1 September 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 £471 +25.46%
South West - 5 £471 -
Bristol - 5 £471 -
Warwickshire - 1 £365 -
West Midlands - 1 £365 -

Development DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) ETL
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) Replication
9 2 (13.33%) Law
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology

Development DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat