The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Database Administrator
Rank 638 623 610
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Development DBA 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.028% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.029% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 9
Median daily rate £345 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £295 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £473 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Development DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development DBA in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 2 £350 -
England -27 2 £350 -12.77% 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 £313 - 1
Scotland - 1 £313 - 1

Development DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Development DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Development DBA in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) ETL
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Statistics
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Clustering
8 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) OLTP
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) OLAP
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) MS Access
8 2 (16.67%) DTS

Development DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) DTS
5 2 (16.67%) MS Access
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP
5 2 (16.67%) OLTP
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Statistics
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) CommVault
2 1 (8.33%) IDERA
2 1 (8.33%) RedGate
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com