The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
Rank 310 322 246
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -76
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 311 343 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.07% 2.94% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 225 319
Median daily rate £450 £415 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -10.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £40.75 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £125.00
% change year-on-year
- -67.40%

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
10130 11652 11497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.33% 22.40% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6857 7834 7432
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 212 159
Median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
England +10 253 £500 +11.11% 123
London +33 161 £525 - 72
South East +42 48 £364 -5.38% 8
Scotland +28 30 £375 +17.18% 11
Surrey +31 22 £363 -5.84% 1
City of London -34 20 £513 -2.38% 10
Edinburgh +29 16 £325 -18.75% 2
Hampshire +21 14 £350 -32.03% 3
South Wales +19 12 £189 -32.80%
Wales +10 12 £189 -34.26%
Glasgow +5 12 £375 +49.25% 9
Cardiff +19 10 £186 -34.04%
North West +6 10 £350 +7.69% 11
Berkshire +17 9 £400 +14.28%
Yorkshire +12 9 £371 -7.31% 5
West Midlands -4 9 £394 -0.94% 1
West Yorkshire +12 8 £388 -3.12% 5
Leeds -3 8 £388 -3.12% 3
Redhill - 8 £375 -
South West -18 6 £330 -12.00% 6
Manchester +8 5 £500 +53.84% 9
Northern Ireland -9 5 £413 -
County Antrim - 5 £413 -
Belfast - 5 £413 -
Bracknell +4 4 - -
East Midlands +1 4 £345 -1.42% 10
Canary Wharf +1 4 £500 -22.20%
Cheshire +28 3 £350 +2.94%
Telford +25 3 - -
Shropshire +25 3 - -

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 666 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 347 (52.10%) SQL
3 310 (46.55%) Oracle
4 241 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (35.44%) Java
6 196 (29.43%) SQL Server
7 178 (26.73%) Linux
8 165 (24.77%) Finance
9 139 (20.87%) JavaScript
10 128 (19.22%) Python
11 124 (18.62%) NoSQL
12 120 (18.02%) Oracle Database
12 120 (18.02%) Unix
13 115 (17.27%) HTML
14 105 (15.77%) Big Data
15 103 (15.47%) Banking
16 102 (15.32%) Hadoop
17 98 (14.71%) Scrum
18 95 (14.26%) PostgreSQL
19 89 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
20 84 (12.61%) Spring
20 84 (12.61%) CSS
21 82 (12.31%) XML
22 78 (11.71%) Web Services
22 78 (11.71%) Git (software)
23 77 (11.56%) MySQL
24 75 (11.26%) OO
24 75 (11.26%) jQuery
24 75 (11.26%) SDLC
25 73 (10.96%) Data Modelling

RDBMS
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 70 (10.51%) Apache Spark
2 47 (7.06%) Apache
3 26 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.85%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.70%) Apache Pig
6 17 (2.55%) IIS
6 17 (2.55%) JBoss
7 14 (2.10%) SAS
8 13 (1.95%) Confluence
8 13 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.50%) CMS
12 9 (1.35%) Predix
13 8 (1.20%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.20%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.90%) nginx
14 6 (0.90%) Tuxedo
14 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.20%) MS Office
2 8 (1.20%) SPSS
3 3 (0.45%) GIMP
3 3 (0.45%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 24 (3.60%) Adobe Campaign
2 13 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.90%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.60%) BASE24
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.15%) Magento
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.50%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (1.50%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.20%) GitHub
6 7 (1.05%) IaaS
6 7 (1.05%) PaaS
6 7 (1.05%) SaaS
7 5 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.60%) Route 53
9 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Trello
11 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.20%) Internet
2 26 (3.90%) DNS
3 16 (2.40%) DHCP
4 15 (2.25%) HTTP
5 13 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.35%) SSL
7 7 (1.05%) LDAP
8 5 (0.75%) Firewall
8 5 (0.75%) FTP
9 4 (0.60%) IPsec
9 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.45%) SAN
10 3 (0.45%) SSH
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.30%) Network Security
11 2 (0.30%) NX-OS
11 2 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.15%) ATM
12 1 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 196 (29.43%) SQL Server
3 124 (18.62%) NoSQL
4 120 (18.02%) Oracle Database
5 105 (15.77%) Big Data
6 102 (15.32%) Hadoop
7 95 (14.26%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (11.56%) MySQL
9 68 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (7.81%) DB2
10 52 (7.81%) MongoDB
11 41 (6.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (5.41%) Apache Hive
13 32 (4.80%) HBase
14 29 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (4.05%) Flink
16 24 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (3.00%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 78 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 61 (9.16%) Jenkins
3 48 (7.21%) JIRA
4 46 (6.91%) JUnit
5 29 (4.35%) Maven
6 26 (3.90%) Selenium
7 25 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 21 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (3.00%) Subversion
10 17 (2.55%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
12 14 (2.10%) Ant
13 13 (1.95%) Hudson
13 13 (1.95%) Mockito
14 12 (1.80%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.65%) SonarQube
16 10 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
16 10 (1.50%) TeamCity
17 8 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 165 (24.77%) Finance
2 103 (15.47%) Banking
3 33 (4.95%) Front Office
4 23 (3.45%) Marketing
5 22 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.15%) Law
6 21 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.85%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.40%) Retail
9 13 (1.95%) Automotive
10 11 (1.65%) Legal
11 10 (1.50%) Billing
12 9 (1.35%) Games
13 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.75%) International Banking
15 3 (0.45%) Back Office
15 3 (0.45%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.30%) Advertising
16 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 281 (42.19%) Developer
2 102 (15.32%) Java Developer
3 62 (9.31%) Architect
4 58 (8.71%) Consultant
5 50 (7.51%) DBA
6 37 (5.56%) Analyst
6 37 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 35 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 29 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
9 27 (4.05%) Big Data Engineer
9 27 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.60%) .NET Developer
10 24 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
11 22 (3.30%) Administrator
12 21 (3.15%) Data Architect
13 19 (2.85%) Scala Developer
14 18 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.70%) PL/SQL Developer
14 18 (2.70%) SQL DBA
15 17 (2.55%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (17.27%) HTML
2 84 (12.61%) CSS
2 84 (12.61%) Spring
3 82 (12.31%) XML
4 78 (11.71%) Web Services
5 75 (11.26%) jQuery
6 72 (10.81%) .NET
7 60 (9.01%) REST
8 53 (7.96%) SOAP
9 44 (6.61%) Hibernate
10 43 (6.46%) AngularJS
10 43 (6.46%) HTML5
10 43 (6.46%) Middleware
11 42 (6.31%) Kafka
12 41 (6.16%) JMS
13 35 (5.26%) Ajax
13 35 (5.26%) JSON
14 31 (4.65%) J2EE
14 31 (4.65%) RESTful
15 27 (4.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.00%) Equities
6 16 (2.40%) Clustering
6 16 (2.40%) Derivative
6 16 (2.40%) Replication
7 15 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
8 14 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.65%) SCADA
11 10 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.50%) User Experience
12 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.20%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.05%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.05%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 178 (26.73%) Linux
2 120 (18.02%) Unix
3 60 (9.01%) Windows
4 24 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.30%) Android
5 22 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 21 (3.15%) AIX
7 15 (2.25%) Solaris
8 14 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.60%) Tru64
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.45%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.45%) HPUX
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) MVS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (14.71%) Scrum
3 75 (11.26%) OO
3 75 (11.26%) SDLC
4 73 (10.96%) Data Modelling
5 66 (9.91%) TDD
6 58 (8.71%) Analytics
6 58 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
7 56 (8.41%) Unit Testing
8 55 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 52 (7.81%) DevOps
10 49 (7.36%) ETL
11 45 (6.76%) MVC
11 45 (6.76%) Project Management
12 44 (6.61%) Mentoring
13 43 (6.46%) Open Source
14 41 (6.16%) Software Engineering
15 39 (5.86%) Automated Testing
15 39 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 347 (52.10%) SQL
2 236 (35.44%) Java
3 139 (20.87%) JavaScript
4 128 (19.22%) Python
5 69 (10.36%) Perl
6 67 (10.06%) PL/SQL
7 65 (9.76%) Scala
8 57 (8.56%) C#
8 57 (8.56%) Shell Script
9 35 (5.26%) R
10 31 (4.65%) Ruby
11 29 (4.35%) T-SQL
12 25 (3.75%) Bash Shell
13 24 (3.60%) C++
14 20 (3.00%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.25%) PHP
16 13 (1.95%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.80%) C
18 11 (1.65%) Korn
19 9 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 70 (10.51%) Degree
2 36 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.80%) PhD
5 6 (0.90%) ISEB
5 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.60%) MCITP
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.45%) PMP
7 3 (0.45%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.30%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.30%) MCTS
9 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.71%) QA
2 15 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.50%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) FATCA
5 2 (0.30%) Basel II
5 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) GCP
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) IFRS
6 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.85%) HDFS
3 17 (2.55%) Docker
4 16 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.75%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.30%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.30%) KVM
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.30%) SRDF
9 2 (0.30%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (4.95%) Puppet
2 30 (4.50%) Ansible
3 27 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 19 (2.85%) Nagios
6 12 (1.80%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.50%) Terraform
8 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.05%) SCOM
9 6 (0.90%) Control-M
9 6 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.90%) Oozie
10 4 (0.60%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.45%) Ambari
11 3 (0.45%) Mesos
11 3 (0.45%) rkt
11 3 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 310 (46.55%) Oracle
2 72 (10.81%) Sybase
3 67 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 38 (5.71%) SAP
5 31 (4.65%) IBM
6 25 (3.75%) Adobe
7 18 (2.70%) Informatica
7 18 (2.70%) Perforce
8 16 (2.40%) Siemens
9 15 (2.25%) Tableau
10 14 (2.10%) Cognos
10 14 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.95%) Hortonworks
11 13 (1.95%) HP
12 12 (1.80%) TIBCO
12 12 (1.80%) VMware
13 11 (1.65%) Teradata
14 10 (1.50%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.50%) Intel Security
14 10 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Ubique Systems UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Rate: £440 - £443 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £370 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
aap3
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day + Some flexibility
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Betsold Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago