The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 253 215 226
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 438 514 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.98% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 4.45% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 303 285
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 7010
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -60 354 £413 -4.62% 121
London -53 179 £495 +2.27% 53
Scotland -16 57 £425 +17.56% 15
City of London -27 46 £475 -7.31% 22
North West +21 45 £375 +27.11% 13
South West -19 39 £404 +7.66% 6
Glasgow -18 34 £425 +21.42% 8
South East -20 32 £400 +6.66% 24
South Wales +7 22 £253 -14.40%
Wales +3 22 £253 -14.40%
East of England -27 21 £375 -9.09% 6
Manchester 0 18 £400 +34.22% 6
Edinburgh -2 17 £460 - 4
Gloucestershire -6 15 £434 +22.18% 1
Yorkshire -12 15 £320 -1.53% 9
West Midlands -15 14 £315 +3.27% 6
Cardiff - 13 £250 -
Hertfordshire -17 12 £387 -14.02% 3
Cheshire +5 10 £375 +30.43% 5
Bristol -16 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Merseyside +5 9 £338 -3.57% 1
West Yorkshire -8 9 £390 +21.87% 9
East Midlands -11 8 £350 -17.40% 4
Chester - 7 £375 - 2
Berkshire -2 6 £350 -44.00% 6
Leeds -12 6 £408 +29.36% 4
Surrey -3 5 £450 +20.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £350 - 1
Warwickshire -5 5 £283 -19.28% 1
Wiltshire -13 5 £300 -40.88% 1

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 836 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 475 (56.82%) Oracle
3 462 (55.26%) SQL
4 291 (34.81%) Java
5 262 (31.34%) SQL Server
6 236 (28.23%) Linux
7 234 (27.99%) Finance
8 221 (26.44%) Oracle Database
9 216 (25.84%) UNIX
10 189 (22.61%) JavaScript
11 181 (21.65%) HTML
12 170 (20.33%) XML
13 132 (15.79%) Windows
14 127 (15.19%) CSS
15 124 (14.83%) Banking
16 122 (14.59%) Data Modelling
17 119 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
18 118 (14.11%) Data Warehouse
19 116 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
20 112 (13.40%) Web Services
21 104 (12.44%) Perl
22 103 (12.32%) OO
23 100 (11.96%) ETL
23 100 (11.96%) PL/SQL
24 98 (11.72%) Spring
25 97 (11.60%) .NET
26 94 (11.24%) Hibernate
27 91 (10.89%) Sybase
27 91 (10.89%) Degree
28 89 (10.65%) Scrum

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (6.22%) Apache
2 51 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 37 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 37 (4.43%) WebLogic
4 35 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (2.63%) CMS
7 20 (2.39%) MQSeries
8 17 (2.03%) IIS
9 11 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.08%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.72%) Confluence
12 6 (0.72%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.72%) SAS
13 5 (0.60%) OpenROAD
13 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 49 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.48%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.48%) Casewise Modeler
3 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.84%) Tridion
4 6 (0.72%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.36%) Endur
7 3 (0.36%) Agresso
7 3 (0.36%) Magento
7 3 (0.36%) Shopify
8 2 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.12%) Global One
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.36%) SaaS
4 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Route 53
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.47%) Internet
2 19 (2.27%) HTTP
3 16 (1.91%) SAN
4 15 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.32%) DNS
6 10 (1.20%) LDAP
7 6 (0.72%) SSL
7 6 (0.72%) DHCP
7 6 (0.72%) Firewall
8 4 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.48%) Intranet
8 4 (0.48%) WAN
8 4 (0.48%) SSH
9 3 (0.36%) LAN
9 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.24%) AMQP
11 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.12%) SMTP
11 1 (0.12%) Extranet
11 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 836 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 262 (31.34%) SQL Server
3 221 (26.44%) Oracle Database
4 118 (14.11%) Data Warehouse
5 88 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 87 (10.41%) MySQL
7 84 (10.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 77 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 71 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (7.54%) DB2
11 56 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 49 (5.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 49 (5.86%) NoSQL
13 28 (3.35%) Hadoop
14 27 (3.23%) Big Data
14 27 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
15 25 (2.99%) MongoDB
16 24 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
18 21 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (7.78%) Maven
2 49 (5.86%) Subversion
3 46 (5.50%) Ant
4 44 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 38 (4.55%) Selenium
6 37 (4.43%) Git (software)
7 35 (4.19%) JUnit
8 25 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 23 (2.75%) JIRA
10 20 (2.39%) Visual Studio
11 16 (1.91%) Toad
12 14 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
14 12 (1.44%) IntelliJ
14 12 (1.44%) Log4j
15 11 (1.32%) NUnit
15 11 (1.32%) jMock
15 11 (1.32%) Mockito
16 9 (1.08%) ERwin
General
1 234 (27.99%) Finance
2 124 (14.83%) Banking
3 50 (5.98%) Investment Banking
4 42 (5.02%) Retail
5 30 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 30 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.75%) Marketing
7 14 (1.67%) Front Office
8 10 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.20%) Games
9 6 (0.72%) Back Office
10 5 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.48%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Advertising
12 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) International Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 407 (48.68%) Developer
2 140 (16.75%) Java Developer
3 93 (11.12%) DBA
3 93 (11.12%) Architect
4 77 (9.21%) Analyst
5 45 (5.38%) Senior Developer
5 45 (5.38%) Consultant
6 40 (4.78%) Oracle DBA
7 37 (4.43%) Administrator
8 32 (3.83%) C++ Developer
9 31 (3.71%) SQL DBA
10 30 (3.59%) SQL Developer
11 28 (3.35%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.23%) Data Architect
13 24 (2.87%) Data Analyst
14 21 (2.51%) Oracle Developer
15 20 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (2.27%) C# Developer
17 17 (2.03%) Programmer
17 17 (2.03%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (21.65%) HTML
2 170 (20.33%) XML
3 127 (15.19%) CSS
4 112 (13.40%) Web Services
5 98 (11.72%) Spring
6 97 (11.60%) .NET
7 94 (11.24%) Hibernate
8 77 (9.21%) JSP
9 68 (8.13%) J2EE
10 62 (7.42%) JDBC
11 59 (7.06%) jQuery
12 58 (6.94%) Servlets
13 56 (6.70%) ASP.NET
14 46 (5.50%) Ajax
15 45 (5.38%) XSLT
15 45 (5.38%) JSON
16 44 (5.26%) JMS
17 36 (4.31%) JSF
17 36 (4.31%) EJB
18 35 (4.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.67%) Replication
2 35 (4.19%) Open Source
3 33 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.23%) Clustering
5 21 (2.51%) Data Integration
6 17 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.56%) Wiki
7 13 (1.56%) Derivative
7 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.44%) Web 2.0
8 12 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.32%) GIS
10 10 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.96%) Statistics
11 8 (0.96%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.96%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 236 (28.23%) Linux
2 216 (25.84%) UNIX
3 132 (15.79%) Windows
4 50 (5.98%) Solaris
5 40 (4.78%) AIX
6 28 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.67%) HPUX
8 13 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.84%) VMS
9 7 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.60%) Android
11 5 (0.60%) CentOS
12 4 (0.48%) OpenVMS
12 4 (0.48%) Fedora
13 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (14.59%) Data Modelling
2 119 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (12.32%) OO
5 100 (11.96%) ETL
6 89 (10.65%) Scrum
6 89 (10.65%) TDD
7 84 (10.05%) Performance Tuning
8 67 (8.01%) Migration
9 57 (6.82%) SOA
10 54 (6.46%) Unit Testing
11 52 (6.22%) UML
12 45 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (5.26%) MVC
14 41 (4.90%) Data Analysis
15 40 (4.78%) Content Management
15 40 (4.78%) ITIL
15 40 (4.78%) E-Commerce
15 40 (4.78%) CRM
15 40 (4.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 462 (55.26%) SQL
2 291 (34.81%) Java
3 189 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 104 (12.44%) Perl
5 100 (11.96%) PL/SQL
6 84 (10.05%) C#
7 82 (9.81%) Shell Script
8 64 (7.66%) Python
9 43 (5.14%) C++
10 37 (4.43%) T-SQL
11 32 (3.83%) C
12 25 (2.99%) PHP
12 25 (2.99%) PowerShell
13 21 (2.51%) VBA
14 17 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.79%) XPath
16 13 (1.56%) Ruby
17 12 (1.44%) VBScript
18 8 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (10.89%) Degree
2 48 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.96%) ISEB
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.84%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.72%) MCITP
8 6 (0.72%) OCP
8 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.72%) CCNA
8 6 (0.72%) MCSE
9 5 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.48%) CCNP
11 3 (0.36%) MCT
11 3 (0.36%) MCSA
11 3 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.03%) QA
2 11 (1.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) Basel III
4 2 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) COREP
5 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 64 (7.66%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (4.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.84%) Shibboleth
5 5 (0.60%) NDS
5 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.36%) NFS
7 3 (0.36%) RHEV
7 3 (0.36%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) SRDF
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 37 (4.43%) Data Guard
2 17 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (1.56%) Puppet
4 12 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.20%) Control-M
6 9 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.96%) SCOM
7 8 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.36%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.36%) Ansible
10 2 (0.24%) Salt
10 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.24%) MOM
10 2 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 475 (56.82%) Oracle
2 91 (10.89%) Sybase
3 84 (10.05%) Microsoft
4 50 (5.98%) IBM
5 38 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 36 (4.31%) JBoss
7 30 (3.59%) Business Objects
8 28 (3.35%) HP
9 26 (3.11%) Informatica
10 24 (2.87%) Cognos
10 24 (2.87%) Sun
11 23 (2.75%) SAP
12 19 (2.27%) BMC
13 15 (1.79%) VMware
13 15 (1.79%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.56%) Talend
15 12 (1.44%) Tableau
15 12 (1.44%) Cisco
15 12 (1.44%) Interwoven
16 11 (1.32%) Hyperion
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Rate: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cirencester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 24 days ago