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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 254 197 175
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -22
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 449 542 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.05% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.88% 4.61% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 351 377
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%

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
11571 11749 11016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.97% 22.77% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7713 7225 6675
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 267 274
Average hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -62 401 £430 -4.44% 115
London -16 253 £500 - 64
South East -12 62 £340 -9.93% 13
City of London -36 51 £500 -4.76% 24
Scotland -27 33 £416 +30.48% 8
Berkshire +6 22 £335 +3.07% 3
North West -8 18 £325 +18.72% 11
South West -32 17 £344 -8.33% 8
Glasgow -29 16 £453 +41.84% 4
Manchester -8 13 £325 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire -17 11 £415 +27.69% 7
North East -18 11 £370 -
East of England -31 11 £428 +17.93% 9
Tyne and Wear - 11 £370 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £370 -
Edinburgh -12 10 £385 +20.78% 3
West Yorkshire -15 10 £415 +27.69% 4
Wales -17 9 £371 +11.65% 1
Hertfordshire -1 8 £405 - 3
Hampshire -20 8 £400 -4.47% 3
Reading +17 7 £351 -12.18% 1
Surrey -10 7 £500 +42.85% 4
Leeds -10 7 - - 2
Midlands - 7 - - 1
Kent - 6 £340 -
Milton Keynes -16 5 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £325 -
West Sussex +1 4 £340 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £500 +56.25%
Gloucestershire -15 4 £230 - 5

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 894 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 526 (58.84%) SQL
3 483 (54.03%) Oracle
4 386 (43.18%) Java
5 277 (30.98%) Linux
6 259 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
7 258 (28.86%) SQL Server
8 238 (26.62%) UNIX
8 238 (26.62%) Finance
9 221 (24.72%) JavaScript
10 206 (23.04%) HTML
11 201 (22.48%) Oracle Database
12 168 (18.79%) XML
13 157 (17.56%) Banking
14 156 (17.45%) Web Services
15 148 (16.55%) Windows
16 147 (16.44%) Spring
17 137 (15.32%) TDD
18 136 (15.21%) OO
19 132 (14.77%) CSS
20 125 (13.98%) JSP
20 125 (13.98%) Hibernate
21 119 (13.31%) Data Modelling
22 114 (12.75%) PL/SQL
22 114 (12.75%) MySQL
23 112 (12.53%) Scrum
24 111 (12.42%) Perl
25 110 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
26 102 (11.41%) Microsoft
27 101 (11.30%) Continuous Integration

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (10.63%) Tomcat
2 75 (8.39%) Apache
3 51 (5.70%) JBoss
4 46 (5.15%) WebLogic
4 46 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 32 (3.58%) CMS
6 31 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (2.24%) IIS
8 19 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.34%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (1.12%) OpenROAD
13 9 (1.01%) SAS
14 8 (0.89%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.67%) nginx
15 6 (0.67%) Node.js
16 5 (0.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 46 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.90%) MS Office
3 7 (0.78%) PowerPivot
3 7 (0.78%) SPSS
4 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.89%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.34%) Exstream
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.22%) Endur
9 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.11%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.24%) PaaS
3 14 (1.57%) GitHub
4 11 (1.23%) Heroku
4 11 (1.23%) Engine Yard
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.34%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Route 53
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.24%) DNS
2 27 (3.02%) HTTP
3 22 (2.46%) SAN
4 20 (2.24%) Internet
5 19 (2.13%) Firewall
6 17 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.57%) AMQP
8 12 (1.34%) SSL
9 11 (1.23%) SSH
9 11 (1.23%) LDAP
10 10 (1.12%) HTTPS
10 10 (1.12%) VLAN
11 9 (1.01%) NAS
12 7 (0.78%) FTP
13 5 (0.56%) Intranet
13 5 (0.56%) DHCP
13 5 (0.56%) LAN
13 5 (0.56%) WAN
13 5 (0.56%) PuTTY
14 4 (0.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 894 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 258 (28.86%) SQL Server
3 201 (22.48%) Oracle Database
4 114 (12.75%) MySQL
5 110 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
6 95 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 83 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 78 (8.72%) DB2
10 73 (8.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 68 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 64 (7.16%) MongoDB
13 62 (6.94%) NoSQL
14 47 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
15 42 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 32 (3.58%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (3.13%) Big Data
19 26 (2.91%) Hadoop
20 25 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 70 (7.83%) Maven
2 65 (7.27%) Subversion
3 59 (6.60%) Eclipse
4 56 (6.26%) JUnit
4 56 (6.26%) Jenkins
5 52 (5.82%) Git (software)
6 48 (5.37%) Ant
7 35 (3.91%) Selenium
8 32 (3.58%) JIRA
9 29 (3.24%) jMock
10 27 (3.02%) Mockito
11 25 (2.80%) Toad
12 24 (2.68%) ClearCase
13 22 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
13 22 (2.46%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.79%) Visual Studio
15 12 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.23%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.23%) GitLab
17 10 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 238 (26.62%) Finance
2 157 (17.56%) Banking
3 58 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 46 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.91%) Marketing
6 28 (3.13%) Retail
7 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.57%) Front Office
9 7 (0.78%) Games
9 7 (0.78%) Billing
10 6 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.45%) Advertising
11 4 (0.45%) Back Office
11 4 (0.45%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 454 (50.78%) Developer
2 203 (22.71%) Java Developer
3 105 (11.74%) DBA
4 84 (9.40%) Analyst
5 68 (7.61%) Architect
6 49 (5.48%) SQL DBA
7 43 (4.81%) Consultant
8 40 (4.47%) Oracle DBA
8 40 (4.47%) Senior Developer
9 35 (3.91%) Administrator
10 31 (3.47%) SQL Developer
11 28 (3.13%) Data Analyst
12 25 (2.80%) C++ Developer
13 24 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
16 20 (2.24%) Programmer
16 20 (2.24%) Applications Support
16 20 (2.24%) Agile Java Developer
17 19 (2.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (23.04%) HTML
2 168 (18.79%) XML
3 156 (17.45%) Web Services
4 147 (16.44%) Spring
5 132 (14.77%) CSS
6 125 (13.98%) JSP
6 125 (13.98%) Hibernate
7 78 (8.72%) .NET
8 76 (8.50%) SOAP
9 73 (8.17%) JDBC
10 72 (8.05%) JSON
11 67 (7.49%) Servlets
12 66 (7.38%) J2EE
13 64 (7.16%) REST
14 59 (6.60%) jQuery
15 48 (5.37%) Ajax
16 46 (5.15%) Struts
17 36 (4.03%) EJB
18 35 (3.91%) JMS
19 33 (3.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.82%) Replication
3 50 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 46 (5.15%) Clustering
5 39 (4.36%) Open Source
6 33 (3.69%) Client/Server
7 30 (3.36%) Derivative
8 29 (3.24%) User Experience
9 24 (2.68%) Data Integration
10 21 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.90%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.79%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.79%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.57%) Statistics
14 13 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (1.34%) Device Driver
15 12 (1.34%) Wiki
15 12 (1.34%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.23%) Mobile App
17 10 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 277 (30.98%) Linux
2 238 (26.62%) UNIX
3 148 (16.55%) Windows
4 49 (5.48%) AIX
5 41 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (3.69%) Solaris
7 26 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.13%) CentOS
10 17 (1.90%) VMS
11 12 (1.34%) Android
11 12 (1.34%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.89%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.89%) HPUX
14 6 (0.67%) OpenVMS
14 6 (0.67%) SUSE
14 6 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (15.32%) TDD
3 136 (15.21%) OO
4 119 (13.31%) Data Modelling
5 112 (12.53%) Scrum
6 101 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
8 82 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
9 79 (8.84%) ETL
10 76 (8.50%) Migration
11 72 (8.05%) SOA
12 69 (7.72%) MVC
13 65 (7.27%) Unit Testing
14 59 (6.60%) Configuration Management
15 53 (5.93%) DevOps
16 49 (5.48%) Mentoring
17 47 (5.26%) Web Development
18 46 (5.15%) CRM
18 46 (5.15%) E-Commerce
19 41 (4.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 526 (58.84%) SQL
2 386 (43.18%) Java
3 221 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 114 (12.75%) PL/SQL
5 111 (12.42%) Perl
6 84 (9.40%) Python
7 75 (8.39%) Shell Script
8 64 (7.16%) C#
9 47 (5.26%) C++
9 47 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 32 (3.58%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.47%) PHP
12 26 (2.91%) Korn
13 25 (2.80%) Ruby
14 23 (2.57%) VBA
15 13 (1.45%) C
16 11 (1.23%) VB
17 8 (0.89%) VBScript
17 8 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (9.06%) Degree
2 60 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.57%) Sun Certification
6 13 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.23%) OCPJP
9 7 (0.78%) MCITP
9 7 (0.78%) MCSE
10 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.56%) CCNP
10 5 (0.56%) CCNA
11 4 (0.45%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.45%) ISEB
12 3 (0.34%) MCTS
12 3 (0.34%) OCP
12 3 (0.34%) MCT
12 3 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.93%) QA
2 12 (1.34%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) Basel III
3 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 37 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (1.23%) Shibboleth
6 7 (0.78%) NFS
7 5 (0.56%) HDFS
7 5 (0.56%) RHEV
8 4 (0.45%) Firmware
8 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.22%) KVM
10 2 (0.22%) Docker
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (4.81%) Puppet
2 26 (2.91%) Data Guard
3 23 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.34%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.23%) Nagios
6 10 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.01%) collectd
8 7 (0.78%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.45%) Salt
10 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.34%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.22%) Ansible
11 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.22%) SCCM
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.11%) Oozie
12 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 483 (54.03%) Oracle
2 102 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 91 (10.18%) Sybase
4 64 (7.16%) IBM
5 50 (5.59%) Red Hat
6 36 (4.03%) Informatica
7 33 (3.69%) VMware
7 33 (3.69%) HP
8 31 (3.47%) Business Objects
9 28 (3.13%) SAP
10 24 (2.68%) Sun
11 23 (2.57%) Cognos
12 18 (2.01%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.23%) BMC
14 10 (1.12%) FatWire
15 8 (0.89%) Siebel
15 8 (0.89%) Google
16 7 (0.78%) Tableau
16 7 (0.78%) Veritas
17 6 (0.67%) NetApp
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 - £725 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Intapeople
Rate: Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £800 per day + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £360 per day Long term ongoing projects - 3 month rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Public Health England
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