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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 230 232 205
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 498 396 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 3.84% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 256 305
Average daily rate £405 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.29 £19.84 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.20 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +23.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -4 425 £405 -10.00% 167
London -1 217 £450 -10.00% 70
City of London +27 81 £500 - 16
Scotland -21 58 £350 +9.71% 19
North East - 43 £260 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 41 £256 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 41 £256 - 1
South East -1 39 £385 +6.72% 26
Glasgow -8 35 £319 +2.90% 16
West Midlands +5 31 £373 +14.61% 11
East of England -2 30 £400 - 15
Hertfordshire +12 24 £275 - 4
Hampshire +11 21 £370 +1.85% 6
Edinburgh -14 21 £400 +6.66% 1
South West -18 18 £325 -11.86% 14
Yorkshire -22 18 £370 +18.21% 14
North West -30 16 £375 +7.14% 12
West Yorkshire -23 12 £450 +38.46% 9
Coventry - 12 £405 -
Cheshire -8 9 £438 +15.13% 4
Watford -9 8 - - 3
Leeds -20 8 £450 +38.46% 4
East Midlands -11 7 £465 +61.73% 3
Bristol -15 7 £325 -13.33% 8
Fareham +4 6 £355 - 1
Berkshire -6 6 £238 -5.00% 6
Birmingham -7 6 £245 -24.61% 4
Bournemouth - 6 - -
Dorset - 6 - - 1
Essex - 5 £460 - 4

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1029 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 625 (60.74%) Oracle
3 511 (49.66%) SQL
4 394 (38.29%) Java
5 307 (29.83%) UNIX
6 302 (29.35%) Oracle Database
7 296 (28.77%) SQL Server
8 266 (25.85%) Finance
9 240 (23.32%) Linux
10 181 (17.59%) Spring
10 181 (17.59%) XML
11 173 (16.81%) JavaScript
12 172 (16.72%) HTML
13 162 (15.74%) .NET
14 149 (14.48%) Perl
15 146 (14.19%) PL/SQL
16 141 (13.70%) Microsoft
17 133 (12.93%) Banking
18 131 (12.73%) Windows
19 127 (12.34%) OO
19 127 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
20 122 (11.86%) Hibernate
21 118 (11.47%) CSS
22 117 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
23 111 (10.79%) Data Modelling
24 108 (10.50%) J2EE
24 108 (10.50%) Scrum
25 105 (10.20%) ETL
25 105 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
26 102 (9.91%) Agile Software Development

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (4.86%) WebSphere
2 39 (3.79%) Apache
2 39 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.69%) WebLogic
4 36 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.72%) MQSeries
6 26 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 24 (2.33%) Node.js
9 21 (2.04%) IIS
9 21 (2.04%) CMS
10 13 (1.26%) SAS
10 13 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.17%) PowerExchange
12 11 (1.07%) Tuxedo
13 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.49%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 87 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.94%) MS Office
3 10 (0.97%) Casewise Modeler
4 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.097%) Maya
6 1 (0.097%) FastStats
6 1 (0.097%) Gephi
6 1 (0.097%) Weka
6 1 (0.097%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.85%) Tridion
2 18 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.49%) RiskWrite
7 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.39%) Endur
8 3 (0.29%) Global One
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.097%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.097%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.097%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.55%) SaaS
2 8 (0.78%) PaaS
3 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.79%) Internet
2 34 (3.30%) SAN
3 17 (1.65%) DNS
4 16 (1.55%) LDAP
5 15 (1.46%) SNMP
6 11 (1.07%) SMTP
6 11 (1.07%) Kerberos
6 11 (1.07%) Firewall
7 10 (0.97%) NAS
7 10 (0.97%) AMQP
8 8 (0.78%) HTTP
9 7 (0.68%) WLAN
9 7 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.68%) IPv4
9 7 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.68%) VLAN
10 5 (0.49%) DHCP
10 5 (0.49%) SSL
11 3 (0.29%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.29%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1029 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 302 (29.35%) Oracle Database
3 296 (28.77%) SQL Server
4 127 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 81 (7.87%) DB2
7 71 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (6.80%) NoSQL
9 62 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 55 (5.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 54 (5.25%) MySQL
13 45 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (3.89%) MongoDB
15 39 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (3.30%) OLAP
17 24 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
17 24 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
18 22 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
19 19 (1.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 86 (8.36%) Maven
2 83 (8.07%) Subversion
3 72 (7.00%) Ant
4 61 (5.93%) Eclipse
5 60 (5.83%) JUnit
6 33 (3.21%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.92%) Selenium
8 26 (2.53%) Toad
9 25 (2.43%) Log4j
10 20 (1.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 18 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (1.55%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.46%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.46%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (1.36%) ERwin
15 12 (1.17%) FitNesse
16 11 (1.07%) ClearCase
16 11 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
17 10 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
General
1 266 (25.85%) Finance
2 133 (12.93%) Banking
3 75 (7.29%) Investment Banking
4 58 (5.64%) Manufacturing
5 41 (3.98%) Retail
6 31 (3.01%) Front Office
7 30 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.14%) Marketing
9 9 (0.87%) Billing
10 8 (0.78%) Games
11 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.58%) Automotive
12 6 (0.58%) Back Office
13 5 (0.49%) French Language
14 4 (0.39%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.19%) International Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 532 (51.70%) Developer
2 191 (18.56%) Java Developer
3 129 (12.54%) Analyst
4 95 (9.23%) Architect
5 93 (9.04%) DBA
6 91 (8.84%) Senior Developer
7 59 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
8 53 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 40 (3.89%) Scala Developer
9 40 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (3.69%) Business Analyst
11 35 (3.40%) Consultant
12 33 (3.21%) Administrator
12 33 (3.21%) SQL Developer
13 31 (3.01%) Applications Developer
14 30 (2.92%) Programmer
15 28 (2.72%) Web Developer
16 24 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
17 23 (2.24%) .NET Developer
18 22 (2.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (17.59%) Spring
1 181 (17.59%) XML
2 172 (16.72%) HTML
3 162 (15.74%) .NET
4 122 (11.86%) Hibernate
5 118 (11.47%) CSS
6 108 (10.50%) J2EE
7 97 (9.43%) Web Services
8 86 (8.36%) JSP
9 71 (6.90%) Servlets
9 71 (6.90%) ASP.NET
10 65 (6.32%) JSF
10 65 (6.32%) JDBC
11 60 (5.83%) JMS
11 60 (5.83%) XSLT
12 57 (5.54%) JPA
13 53 (5.15%) Middleware
14 50 (4.86%) Ajax
14 50 (4.86%) Java EE
15 43 (4.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.15%) Open Source
3 41 (3.98%) Derivative
4 31 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.43%) Web 2.0
6 20 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.85%) Data Integration
8 18 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 18 (1.75%) Clustering
9 17 (1.65%) Replication
10 16 (1.55%) GIS
11 14 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
12 13 (1.26%) Mainframe
12 13 (1.26%) Reference Data
13 11 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.87%) Market Risk
15 9 (0.87%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
17 7 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 307 (29.83%) UNIX
2 240 (23.32%) Linux
3 131 (12.73%) Windows
4 76 (7.39%) Solaris
5 38 (3.69%) HPUX
6 36 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.30%) AIX
8 21 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.58%) Android
13 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.29%) zOS
16 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.19%) CentOS
16 2 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (12.34%) OO
2 117 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
3 111 (10.79%) Data Modelling
4 108 (10.50%) Scrum
5 105 (10.20%) ETL
6 102 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
7 99 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 76 (7.39%) TDD
8 76 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (7.09%) SOA
10 68 (6.61%) UML
11 67 (6.51%) MVC
12 56 (5.44%) Data Analysis
13 55 (5.34%) Configuration Management
14 53 (5.15%) CRM
15 49 (4.76%) Software Engineering
15 49 (4.76%) Content Management
15 49 (4.76%) Project Management
16 47 (4.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 511 (49.66%) SQL
2 394 (38.29%) Java
3 173 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 149 (14.48%) Perl
5 146 (14.19%) PL/SQL
6 96 (9.33%) C#
7 81 (7.87%) Python
8 75 (7.29%) Shell Script
9 59 (5.73%) Ruby
10 45 (4.37%) Scala
11 42 (4.08%) C++
12 39 (3.79%) C
13 37 (3.60%) XPath
14 29 (2.82%) T-SQL
15 28 (2.72%) Bash Shell
16 25 (2.43%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.85%) VB
17 19 (1.85%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.65%) PHP
19 11 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (8.16%) Degree
2 69 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 54 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.46%) Sun Certification
5 14 (1.36%) OCPJP
5 14 (1.36%) ISEB
6 10 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.87%) RHCE
7 9 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.78%) OCP
9 6 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.39%) MCITP
11 4 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.29%) OCA
12 3 (0.29%) OCAJ
13 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.19%) MBA
13 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.11%) QA
2 17 (1.65%) SLA
3 5 (0.49%) HL7
4 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.97%) NFS
7 4 (0.39%) NDS
8 3 (0.29%) vSphere
8 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.19%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 2 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.097%) SRDF
10 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (3.69%) Data Guard
2 26 (2.53%) Puppet
3 24 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (1.26%) Control-M
5 11 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (0.78%) SCOM
8 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.29%) Oozie
8 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.19%) MOM
10 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.097%) SCCM
10 1 (0.097%) Ionix
Vendors
1 625 (60.74%) Oracle
2 141 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 84 (8.16%) Sybase
4 57 (5.54%) IBM
5 56 (5.44%) JBoss
6 44 (4.28%) GigaSpaces
7 42 (4.08%) Business Objects
8 38 (3.69%) Informatica
9 32 (3.11%) Red Hat
10 30 (2.92%) HP
11 26 (2.53%) VMware
12 25 (2.43%) SAP
13 23 (2.24%) Sun
14 21 (2.04%) Cognos
14 21 (2.04%) TIBCO
15 20 (1.94%) Interwoven
16 19 (1.85%) ATG
16 19 (1.85%) Elastic Path
16 19 (1.85%) Blue Martini
17 16 (1.55%) Ab Initio
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £23.15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago