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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 327 255 200
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -55
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 332 452 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.88% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.91% 4.03% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 313 338
Average daily rate £415 £451 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.75 £125.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.40% +303.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £125.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £125.00 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £125.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-67.40% +327.35%

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
11427 11219 11277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.16% 21.92% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7708 7287 6806
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 164 219
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -65 289 £441 -7.10% 157
London -71 150 £525 +5.00% 78
City of London +30 51 £525 +5.00% 18
South West +26 35 £381 +6.64% 12
Scotland -21 29 £320 -26.85% 15
South East -8 28 £385 +13.23% 28
North West -16 17 £325 -7.14% 13
West Midlands -4 16 £398 -8.62% 3
Yorkshire -12 15 £400 - 9
Berkshire +2 14 £350 +4.47% 10
West Yorkshire -5 14 £400 -0.62% 4
Leeds -10 14 £400 -5.88% 4
North East -12 13 £310 -29.22%
Tyne and Wear -14 13 £310 -29.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 13 £310 -29.22%
Wales -7 11 £288 -8.73% 1
Somerset +10 10 £542 +108.26%
South Wales -8 10 £288 -28.12% 1
Cardiff -8 10 £288 -28.12% 1
Bristol +8 9 £375 -37.50% 6
Lancashire +3 9 £268 -50.23% 6
East of England +2 9 £500 - 7
Reading +1 9 £350 -8.49% 5
Glasgow -10 9 £238 -47.22% 8
Stirling +12 7 £277 -
Surrey -5 7 £385 - 2
Devon - 7 £325 - 3
Gloucestershire +7 5 £415 +16.08%
Edinburgh -17 5 £400 -4.76% 7
Manchester -25 5 £325 - 7

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 659 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 341 (51.75%) SQL
3 287 (43.55%) Oracle
4 256 (38.85%) Java
5 241 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
6 228 (34.60%) SQL Server
7 170 (25.80%) Finance
8 142 (21.55%) JavaScript
9 131 (19.88%) .NET
10 128 (19.42%) HTML
11 126 (19.12%) C#
12 118 (17.91%) XML
13 115 (17.45%) Linux
14 111 (16.84%) Oracle Database
15 110 (16.69%) Windows
16 102 (15.48%) CSS
17 101 (15.33%) Web Services
17 101 (15.33%) OO
17 101 (15.33%) Scrum
18 96 (14.57%) ETL
19 89 (13.51%) Microsoft
19 89 (13.51%) Degree
20 87 (13.20%) SDLC
21 80 (12.14%) MySQL
22 79 (11.99%) NoSQL
23 78 (11.84%) Banking
24 77 (11.68%) Data Modelling
25 72 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
25 72 (10.93%) REST
26 70 (10.62%) Data Warehouse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (5.16%) Tomcat
2 23 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 22 (3.34%) WebLogic
4 20 (3.03%) Apache
5 19 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.73%) JBoss
7 16 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.67%) CMS
9 10 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.52%) IIS
10 8 (1.21%) SAS
11 7 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.76%) Node.js
13 4 (0.61%) Confluence
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.46%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 54 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.73%) MS Office
3 6 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.30%) GIMP
6 2 (0.30%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Endur
2 6 (0.91%) Maximo
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Global One
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.15%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.52%) SaaS
3 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.06%) PaaS
5 6 (0.91%) IaaS
6 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.15%) Firebase
10 1 (0.15%) Force.com
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.70%) Internet
2 15 (2.28%) HTTP
2 15 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.97%) DNS
3 13 (1.97%) FTP
4 11 (1.67%) SSL
5 8 (1.21%) DHCP
5 8 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (1.06%) SAN
7 5 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.76%) FWSM
7 5 (0.76%) IPsec
8 4 (0.61%) Intranet
9 3 (0.46%) Firewall
10 2 (0.30%) BGP
10 2 (0.30%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.30%) HSRP
10 2 (0.30%) MPLS
10 2 (0.30%) NAS
10 2 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 228 (34.60%) SQL Server
3 111 (16.84%) Oracle Database
4 80 (12.14%) MySQL
5 79 (11.99%) NoSQL
6 70 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (6.83%) Big Data
11 40 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 38 (5.77%) Hadoop
13 29 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 26 (3.95%) MongoDB
16 24 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
18 20 (3.03%) DB2
19 17 (2.58%) Apache Hive
20 16 (2.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (7.89%) Maven
2 48 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 45 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 43 (6.53%) Subversion
4 43 (6.53%) Visual Studio
5 38 (5.77%) Eclipse
6 37 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (5.01%) JUnit
8 24 (3.64%) JIRA
9 21 (3.19%) Hudson
9 21 (3.19%) Selenium
10 17 (2.58%) Ant
11 15 (2.28%) Mockito
12 14 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.97%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (1.52%) MSBuild
15 10 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (1.37%) NUnit
16 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 170 (25.80%) Finance
2 78 (11.84%) Banking
3 38 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 35 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.55%) Games
6 28 (4.25%) Front Office
7 19 (2.88%) Retail
8 15 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.82%) Marketing
10 6 (0.91%) Back Office
10 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.76%) Electronics
11 5 (0.76%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Automotive
12 3 (0.46%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.46%) Law
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 329 (49.92%) Developer
2 137 (20.79%) Java Developer
3 68 (10.32%) Architect
4 65 (9.86%) Analyst
5 44 (6.68%) DBA
6 41 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 31 (4.70%) Data Architect
8 25 (3.79%) Administrator
9 22 (3.34%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.19%) Technical Leader
11 20 (3.03%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.03%) Front Office Developer
11 20 (3.03%) SQL Developer
12 18 (2.73%) Consultant
12 18 (2.73%) Games Developer
12 18 (2.73%) Java Games Developer
12 18 (2.73%) Telecoms Developer
12 18 (2.73%) Telecoms Java Developer
13 17 (2.58%) C++ Developer
14 16 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (19.88%) .NET
2 128 (19.42%) HTML
3 118 (17.91%) XML
4 102 (15.48%) CSS
5 101 (15.33%) Web Services
6 72 (10.93%) REST
7 68 (10.32%) Spring
8 58 (8.80%) JSON
8 58 (8.80%) SOAP
9 55 (8.35%) Hibernate
10 39 (5.92%) RESTful
11 36 (5.46%) Java EE
12 33 (5.01%) Ajax
12 33 (5.01%) HTML5
12 33 (5.01%) RabbitMQ
13 31 (4.70%) AngularJS
14 30 (4.55%) ASP.NET
15 29 (4.40%) jQuery
15 29 (4.40%) JSP
15 29 (4.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 31 (4.70%) User Experience
5 22 (3.34%) Data Integration
6 20 (3.03%) Clustering
6 20 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 19 (2.88%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.73%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.82%) Derivative
11 11 (1.67%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.52%) Equities
13 9 (1.37%) NHS
14 8 (1.21%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.21%) Replication
14 8 (1.21%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 115 (17.45%) Linux
2 110 (16.69%) Windows
3 57 (8.65%) Unix
4 22 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.67%) Solaris
7 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.76%) Android
8 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.61%) AIX
9 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.46%) CentOS
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.30%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (15.33%) OO
2 101 (15.33%) Scrum
3 96 (14.57%) ETL
4 87 (13.20%) SDLC
5 77 (11.68%) Data Modelling
6 72 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (10.62%) TDD
8 55 (8.35%) Unit Testing
9 54 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (7.28%) OOP
11 44 (6.68%) Migration
12 43 (6.53%) MVC
13 40 (6.07%) Analytics
13 40 (6.07%) Multithreading
14 36 (5.46%) SOA
14 36 (5.46%) Test Scripting
15 33 (5.01%) Project Management
16 32 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 32 (4.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 341 (51.75%) SQL
2 256 (38.85%) Java
3 142 (21.55%) JavaScript
4 126 (19.12%) C#
5 58 (8.80%) Python
6 54 (8.19%) PL/SQL
7 49 (7.44%) Perl
8 45 (6.83%) C++
8 45 (6.83%) T-SQL
9 33 (5.01%) Shell Script
10 32 (4.86%) Scala
11 28 (4.25%) PowerShell
12 25 (3.79%) VB.NET
13 22 (3.34%) Bash Shell
13 22 (3.34%) C
14 19 (2.88%) VB
15 17 (2.58%) VBScript
16 15 (2.28%) VC++
17 14 (2.12%) Ruby
17 14 (2.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (13.51%) Degree
2 57 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.28%) OCA
4 15 (2.28%) OCAJ
4 15 (2.28%) OCP
4 15 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.06%) ISEB
7 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.76%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.46%) CCNP
9 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.30%) APMP
10 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) HND
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.30%) MBA
10 2 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.67%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.46%) MiFID
4 3 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.21%) HDFS
2 8 (1.21%) Shibboleth
3 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.76%) vCloud
4 5 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.46%) Docker
5 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) NFS
6 1 (0.15%) Samba
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.37%) Puppet
3 8 (1.21%) Kibana
3 8 (1.21%) logstash
4 7 (1.06%) Control-M
4 7 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.61%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.46%) vRealize
7 2 (0.30%) Cacti
7 2 (0.30%) Graphite
7 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.30%) Opsview
7 2 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.30%) yum
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 287 (43.55%) Oracle
2 89 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.65%) IBM
4 31 (4.70%) Sybase
5 29 (4.40%) VMware
6 23 (3.49%) SAP
7 18 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.58%) Informatica
9 11 (1.67%) HP
10 10 (1.52%) Adobe
11 9 (1.37%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.37%) OpenLink
11 9 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.21%) Citrix
13 6 (0.91%) Cisco
13 6 (0.91%) Cognos
13 6 (0.91%) ESRI
13 6 (0.91%) Pega
13 6 (0.91%) Tableau
14 5 (0.76%) Google
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Jonathan Garth
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Realtime Associates Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
IT People First
Rate: From £230 to £240 per day 12 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Essential TV Statistics
Rate: £325 per day (3+ month contract)
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £35 - £48 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago