The first table below looks at the demand for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 248 209 224
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 435 495 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.97% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 4.48% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 274 266
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 10
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- +29.32%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11519 11040 11999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 21.60% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7126 6737 7078
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 214 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -41 363 £389 -11.14% 143
London -27 190 £450 -2.70% 71
Scotland -34 49 £388 +14.81% 16
City of London -1 48 £475 -13.63% 21
South East -11 37 £350 -16.66% 17
North West +14 32 £375 +34.52% 11
South West -12 32 £350 - 17
Glasgow -16 28 £381 +12.96% 11
East of England -15 26 £350 -15.15% 11
West Midlands -15 22 £315 -0.78% 5
Manchester 0 17 £400 +46.78% 4
Edinburgh -12 17 £413 - 2
Wales -3 16 £250 -15.61% 2
South Wales -5 15 £250 -15.25% 2
Yorkshire -9 15 £360 +10.76% 7
Cardiff - 11 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 10 £363 -19.44% 3
West Yorkshire -10 10 £380 +16.92% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £400 - 7
Gloucestershire - 9 £393 - 3
Berkshire -5 8 £350 -36.36% 2
East Midlands -12 8 £344 -23.61% 3
Cambridge - 8 £400 - 5
Bournemouth +14 7 £350 - 3
Dorset +11 7 £350 - 3
Merseyside +8 7 £375 +7.14% 1
Surrey -5 7 £520 +38.66% 3
Somerset - 7 £308 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £250 - 2
Bath - 6 £308 -

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RDBMS also 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 that cited RDBMS.

1 885 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 514 (58.08%) Oracle
3 454 (51.30%) SQL
4 311 (35.14%) Java
5 283 (31.98%) SQL Server
6 258 (29.15%) Oracle Database
7 250 (28.25%) Finance
8 235 (26.55%) UNIX
9 221 (24.97%) Linux
10 179 (20.23%) JavaScript
11 177 (20.00%) HTML
12 162 (18.31%) XML
13 134 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
14 132 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
15 127 (14.35%) .NET
16 126 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
17 121 (13.67%) Windows
18 120 (13.56%) Data Modelling
19 117 (13.22%) OO
19 117 (13.22%) CSS
20 115 (12.99%) Banking
21 114 (12.88%) Perl
22 108 (12.20%) Spring
23 106 (11.98%) Web Services
24 104 (11.75%) PL/SQL
25 100 (11.30%) C#
25 100 (11.30%) ETL
26 99 (11.19%) Microsoft
27 95 (10.73%) Shell Script
27 95 (10.73%) Scrum

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RDBMS also 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 that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.86%) WebLogic
2 43 (4.86%) Apache
3 40 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 39 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 24 (2.71%) MQSeries
6 22 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (2.37%) CMS
8 20 (2.26%) IIS
9 17 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.36%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.02%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.90%) SAS
14 7 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.68%) Confluence
16 5 (0.56%) Node.js
16 5 (0.56%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.81%) MS Office
3 10 (1.13%) Casewise Modeler
4 5 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.24%) Tridion
3 10 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.56%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.34%) Shopify
9 3 (0.34%) Magento
9 3 (0.34%) Agresso
10 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
10 2 (0.23%) RiskWrite
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.11%) Endur
11 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.45%) SaaS
3 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.95%) Internet
2 18 (2.03%) SAN
2 18 (2.03%) HTTP
3 14 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.13%) DNS
5 8 (0.90%) DHCP
6 7 (0.79%) SSL
7 6 (0.68%) Firewall
8 5 (0.56%) LDAP
8 5 (0.56%) Intranet
9 3 (0.34%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.23%) CTI
10 2 (0.23%) Broadband
10 2 (0.23%) SMTP
11 1 (0.11%) WAN
11 1 (0.11%) VPN
11 1 (0.11%) Extranet
11 1 (0.11%) X.509
11 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 283 (31.98%) SQL Server
3 258 (29.15%) Oracle Database
4 134 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
5 95 (10.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 90 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 80 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 78 (8.81%) MySQL
9 77 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 67 (7.57%) DB2
11 58 (6.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 57 (6.44%) NoSQL
13 53 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
15 26 (2.94%) Big Data
16 25 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (2.71%) BusinessObjects XI
18 23 (2.60%) Hadoop
19 21 (2.37%) Sybase ASE
20 20 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (7.34%) Maven
2 63 (7.12%) Subversion
3 52 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 51 (5.76%) Ant
5 46 (5.20%) JUnit
6 35 (3.95%) Selenium
7 32 (3.62%) Git (software)
8 24 (2.71%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.03%) Log4j
9 18 (2.03%) Jenkins
10 17 (1.92%) Toad
11 16 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (1.81%) JIRA
11 16 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (1.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 10 (1.13%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.13%) NUnit
15 9 (1.02%) ERwin
15 9 (1.02%) Mockito
General
1 250 (28.25%) Finance
2 115 (12.99%) Banking
3 50 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 47 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 46 (5.20%) Retail
6 31 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.49%) Marketing
8 17 (1.92%) Front Office
9 11 (1.24%) Games
10 10 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.79%) Back Office
12 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.34%) Electronics
15 2 (0.23%) Advertising
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
16 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 431 (48.70%) Developer
2 151 (17.06%) Java Developer
3 105 (11.86%) DBA
4 99 (11.19%) Architect
5 84 (9.49%) Analyst
6 61 (6.89%) Senior Developer
7 54 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
8 42 (4.75%) Consultant
9 38 (4.29%) Administrator
10 32 (3.62%) .NET Developer
11 31 (3.50%) C++ Developer
12 29 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (3.28%) SQL Developer
13 28 (3.16%) SQL DBA
14 25 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (2.71%) Data Architect
16 23 (2.60%) C# Developer
17 22 (2.49%) Data Analyst
18 21 (2.37%) Oracle Developer
19 20 (2.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (20.00%) HTML
2 162 (18.31%) XML
3 127 (14.35%) .NET
4 117 (13.22%) CSS
5 108 (12.20%) Spring
6 106 (11.98%) Web Services
7 91 (10.28%) Hibernate
8 82 (9.27%) J2EE
9 68 (7.68%) ASP.NET
10 66 (7.46%) JSP
11 61 (6.89%) Servlets
12 60 (6.78%) jQuery
13 59 (6.67%) JDBC
14 57 (6.44%) JMS
15 55 (6.21%) XSLT
16 49 (5.54%) Ajax
17 41 (4.63%) JSON
17 41 (4.63%) JSF
18 38 (4.29%) EJB
19 36 (4.07%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.52%) Open Source
2 38 (4.29%) Replication
3 35 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.05%) Clustering
5 24 (2.71%) Data Integration
6 19 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.15%) GIS
6 19 (2.15%) Derivative
7 18 (2.03%) Web 2.0
8 16 (1.81%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.58%) Mobile Computing
11 13 (1.47%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.36%) Wiki
13 10 (1.13%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (0.90%) Online Games
15 8 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 235 (26.55%) UNIX
2 221 (24.97%) Linux
3 121 (13.67%) Windows
4 59 (6.67%) Solaris
5 28 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.94%) AIX
6 26 (2.94%) HPUX
7 14 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.79%) Android
9 7 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.56%) CentOS
11 4 (0.45%) Fedora
11 4 (0.45%) VMS
11 4 (0.45%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
2 126 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (13.56%) Data Modelling
4 117 (13.22%) OO
5 100 (11.30%) ETL
6 95 (10.73%) Scrum
7 93 (10.51%) TDD
8 92 (10.40%) Performance Tuning
9 70 (7.91%) SOA
10 68 (7.68%) Unit Testing
11 62 (7.01%) Migration
12 61 (6.89%) UML
13 55 (6.21%) Data Analysis
14 49 (5.54%) CRM
14 49 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (4.97%) ITIL
16 43 (4.86%) MVC
17 42 (4.75%) E-Commerce
18 41 (4.63%) Data Migration
19 39 (4.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 454 (51.30%) SQL
2 311 (35.14%) Java
3 179 (20.23%) JavaScript
4 114 (12.88%) Perl
5 104 (11.75%) PL/SQL
6 100 (11.30%) C#
7 95 (10.73%) Shell Script
8 67 (7.57%) Python
9 41 (4.63%) C++
10 39 (4.41%) T-SQL
11 34 (3.84%) C
12 30 (3.39%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.60%) PHP
14 20 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.26%) XPath
15 15 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.58%) Ruby
16 14 (1.58%) VBA
17 10 (1.13%) VBScript
17 10 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (9.94%) Degree
2 64 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.36%) ISEB
5 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.13%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.68%) CCNA
9 5 (0.56%) MCSE
9 5 (0.56%) OCP
9 5 (0.56%) MCITP
9 5 (0.56%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.45%) CCNP
11 3 (0.34%) MCSA
11 3 (0.34%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.58%) QA
2 13 (1.47%) SLA
3 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (7.80%) Oracle RAC
2 49 (5.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.56%) NDS
4 5 (0.56%) RHEV
5 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.23%) KVM
6 2 (0.23%) SRDF
6 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (4.97%) Data Guard
2 20 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.47%) Puppet
4 11 (1.24%) Control-M
5 9 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.79%) SCOM
7 6 (0.68%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.34%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.34%) Ansible
10 2 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.23%) MOM
11 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 514 (58.08%) Oracle
2 99 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 86 (9.72%) Sybase
4 50 (5.65%) IBM
5 37 (4.18%) JBoss
6 36 (4.07%) Red Hat
7 35 (3.95%) Business Objects
8 30 (3.39%) Informatica
9 23 (2.60%) SAP
9 23 (2.60%) Cognos
10 22 (2.49%) HP
11 20 (2.26%) Sun
12 18 (2.03%) TIBCO
13 16 (1.81%) Interwoven
14 13 (1.47%) Talend
15 12 (1.36%) Hyperion
15 12 (1.36%) Cisco
16 11 (1.24%) BMC
16 11 (1.24%) ATG
16 11 (1.24%) Teradata
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Rates negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum 3 months rolling Possibly higher rate depe
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Remit Resources
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 - £595 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £500 to £595 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago