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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 223 188 207
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 466 548 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.08% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 4.89% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 341 285
Average daily rate
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£463 £405 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £46.09 £23.94 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.56% -35.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £16.87 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+173.20% -54.40%

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
10958 11197 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 22.00% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7057 6798 6166
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 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 190 235
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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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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 -34 395 £475 +11.76% 124
London +16 270 £500 +11.11% 57
City of London +5 73 £500 - 20
Scotland -36 39 £444 +38.34% 6
South East -26 38 £375 +1.35% 24
North West -4 33 £375 -1.89% 10
Glasgow -18 28 £450 +41.06% 3
Yorkshire -11 16 £400 +23.07% 9
Berkshire +1 15 £335 +3.07% 5
West Yorkshire -2 13 £403 +23.84% 8
East Midlands +8 12 £424 +11.80% 2
Manchester -4 11 £323 +2.38% 5
Hampshire -19 10 £400 +8.84% 4
Lancashire - 10 £575 - 1
Leeds -2 8 £406 +8.33% 5
Wales -4 7 £358 -
Edinburgh -18 7 - - 3
West Midlands -26 7 £435 +45.00% 10
Blackpool - 7 £575 -
Surrey +6 6 - - 7
Cheshire 0 6 £350 -22.22% 4
South West -29 6 £358 -4.66% 5
Northern Ireland - 6 £350 - 2
Belfast - 6 £350 - 2
County Antrim - 6 £350 - 2
South Wales +3 5 £415 -
Reading +11 4 £388 -32.60% 2
Midlands +8 4 - -
Northamptonshire -4 4 £423 - 1
East of England -15 4 - - 6

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 901 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 535 (59.38%) SQL
3 453 (50.28%) Oracle
4 440 (48.83%) Java
5 289 (32.08%) Linux
6 259 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
7 252 (27.97%) UNIX
8 222 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 215 (23.86%) Finance
10 184 (20.42%) JavaScript
11 182 (20.20%) Oracle Database
12 169 (18.76%) HTML
13 168 (18.65%) OO
14 167 (18.53%) XML
15 162 (17.98%) Banking
16 159 (17.65%) Web Services
17 141 (15.65%) TDD
18 137 (15.21%) Windows
18 137 (15.21%) MySQL
19 133 (14.76%) Spring
20 119 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
21 117 (12.99%) Data Modelling
22 114 (12.65%) PL/SQL
22 114 (12.65%) Perl
23 109 (12.10%) Scrum
24 107 (11.88%) Python
25 104 (11.54%) JSP
26 103 (11.43%) Hibernate
27 96 (10.65%) MongoDB
27 96 (10.65%) NoSQL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 86 (9.54%) Tomcat
2 54 (5.99%) Apache
3 48 (5.33%) WebLogic
4 46 (5.11%) WebSphere
5 45 (4.99%) JBoss
6 22 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 19 (2.11%) IIS
8 19 (2.11%) CMS
9 17 (1.89%) SAS
10 16 (1.78%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.89%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.89%) Jetty
14 7 (0.78%) OpenROAD
15 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 41 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.00%) MS Office
3 5 (0.55%) SPSS
4 4 (0.44%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.67%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.33%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.33%) Exstream
5 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.22%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.55%) PaaS
3 15 (1.66%) Heroku
3 15 (1.66%) Engine Yard
4 13 (1.44%) GitHub
5 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.33%) IaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.33%) Route 53
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.77%) DNS
2 49 (5.44%) HTTP
3 48 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 37 (4.11%) SSL
5 31 (3.44%) FTP
6 26 (2.89%) DHCP
6 26 (2.89%) Firewall
7 22 (2.44%) SAN
8 21 (2.33%) Internet
9 19 (2.11%) VLAN
9 19 (2.11%) IPsec
10 12 (1.33%) NAS
10 12 (1.33%) AMQP
11 10 (1.11%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.78%) LDAP
12 7 (0.78%) SSH
13 6 (0.67%) LAN
13 6 (0.67%) WAN
14 5 (0.55%) Intranet
14 5 (0.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 901 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 222 (24.64%) SQL Server
3 182 (20.20%) Oracle Database
4 137 (15.21%) MySQL
5 96 (10.65%) MongoDB
5 96 (10.65%) NoSQL
6 94 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (9.21%) DB2
8 75 (8.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 57 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 45 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (4.88%) Big Data
15 37 (4.11%) Hadoop
15 37 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (7.99%) Subversion
2 68 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 62 (6.88%) JUnit
4 60 (6.66%) Maven
5 54 (5.99%) Eclipse
6 50 (5.55%) Git (software)
7 39 (4.33%) Ant
8 37 (4.11%) jMock
9 33 (3.66%) JIRA
10 27 (3.00%) Mockito
11 25 (2.77%) Selenium
11 25 (2.77%) ClearCase
12 24 (2.66%) Toad
13 21 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (1.89%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.78%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.66%) Visual Studio
16 15 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (1.22%) GitLab
General
1 215 (23.86%) Finance
2 162 (17.98%) Banking
3 70 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 49 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.89%) Marketing
6 24 (2.66%) Front Office
7 17 (1.89%) Retail
8 16 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.89%) Legal
11 5 (0.55%) Billing
12 4 (0.44%) Advertising
12 4 (0.44%) Publishing
12 4 (0.44%) Games
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 455 (50.50%) Developer
2 203 (22.53%) Java Developer
3 104 (11.54%) Analyst
4 88 (9.77%) DBA
5 52 (5.77%) Architect
6 44 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 44 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (4.22%) SQL DBA
8 36 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
9 34 (3.77%) Programmer
10 32 (3.55%) Consultant
11 31 (3.44%) Analyst Programmer
11 31 (3.44%) Administrator
11 31 (3.44%) C++ Developer
11 31 (3.44%) Java Programmer
12 30 (3.33%) Data Analyst
13 29 (3.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 26 (2.89%) SQL Developer
15 25 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (2.44%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (18.76%) HTML
2 167 (18.53%) XML
3 159 (17.65%) Web Services
4 133 (14.76%) Spring
5 104 (11.54%) JSP
6 103 (11.43%) Hibernate
7 94 (10.43%) CSS
8 80 (8.88%) .NET
9 77 (8.55%) SOAP
10 74 (8.21%) JSON
11 68 (7.55%) J2EE
12 60 (6.66%) REST
13 58 (6.44%) Servlets
14 55 (6.10%) JDBC
14 55 (6.10%) jQuery
15 42 (4.66%) Struts
15 42 (4.66%) J2SE
16 41 (4.55%) JMS
17 38 (4.22%) RESTful
18 35 (3.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.10%) Open Source
3 63 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 50 (5.55%) Derivative
5 46 (5.11%) Clustering
5 46 (5.11%) Replication
6 31 (3.44%) Client/Server
7 30 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 29 (3.22%) Data Integration
9 22 (2.44%) Fixed Income
10 21 (2.33%) Device Driver
10 21 (2.33%) N-Tier
10 21 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (2.11%) User Experience
12 18 (2.00%) Mathematics
13 17 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.44%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.44%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.22%) Credit Risk
16 10 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 289 (32.08%) Linux
2 252 (27.97%) UNIX
3 137 (15.21%) Windows
4 38 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (3.88%) AIX
6 31 (3.44%) Solaris
7 28 (3.11%) CentOS
8 27 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (2.33%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.44%) Android
11 10 (1.11%) VMS
12 9 (1.00%) HPUX
13 8 (0.89%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.78%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.67%) SUSE
15 6 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (18.65%) OO
3 141 (15.65%) TDD
4 119 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (12.99%) Data Modelling
6 109 (12.10%) Scrum
7 83 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
7 83 (9.21%) DevOps
8 75 (8.32%) Migration
9 72 (7.99%) Configuration Management
10 70 (7.77%) SOA
10 70 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
11 67 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 60 (6.66%) ETL
13 57 (6.33%) MVC
14 46 (5.11%) Multithreading
14 46 (5.11%) Web Development
15 45 (4.99%) OOD
15 45 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 42 (4.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 535 (59.38%) SQL
2 440 (48.83%) Java
3 184 (20.42%) JavaScript
4 114 (12.65%) Perl
4 114 (12.65%) PL/SQL
5 107 (11.88%) Python
6 87 (9.66%) Shell Script
7 64 (7.10%) C#
8 56 (6.22%) C++
9 45 (4.99%) Korn
10 41 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 40 (4.44%) Bash Shell
12 37 (4.11%) Ruby
13 34 (3.77%) PHP
14 27 (3.00%) C
15 23 (2.55%) VBA
16 18 (2.00%) Scala
17 15 (1.66%) Groovy
17 15 (1.66%) VB
18 8 (0.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 66 (7.33%) Degree
2 61 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.22%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.22%) Sun Certification
5 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.22%) OCPJP
6 9 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.78%) VCP4
8 6 (0.67%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.44%) IBM Certification
11 3 (0.33%) MCITP
11 3 (0.33%) PMP
11 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.33%) OCP
12 2 (0.22%) OCA
12 2 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
12 2 (0.22%) ISEB
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.33%) QA
2 15 (1.66%) SLA
3 8 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.33%) Basel III
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 26 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.44%) HDFS
5 11 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (1.00%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.67%) Docker
7 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.55%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.44%) NFS
9 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.44%) RHEV
9 4 (0.44%) KVM
10 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.22%) Firmware
12 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.11%) Samba
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 76 (8.44%) Puppet
2 46 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.33%) Cobbler
4 18 (2.00%) Data Guard
5 15 (1.66%) Nagios
6 13 (1.44%) collectd
7 11 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.89%) Oozie
9 7 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.44%) Control-M
10 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.44%) Salt
11 3 (0.33%) Ansible
11 3 (0.33%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.33%) WMI
12 2 (0.22%) SCCM
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 453 (50.28%) Oracle
2 87 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 80 (8.88%) Sybase
4 62 (6.88%) IBM
5 48 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 40 (4.44%) VMware
7 36 (4.00%) Informatica
8 33 (3.66%) Business Objects
9 29 (3.22%) HP
10 18 (2.00%) Cognos
11 16 (1.78%) SAP
12 11 (1.22%) Sun
13 10 (1.11%) TIBCO
13 10 (1.11%) Akamai
14 8 (0.89%) Perforce
14 8 (0.89%) Ab Initio
14 8 (0.89%) Siebel
14 8 (0.89%) Tableau
15 6 (0.67%) Veritas
15 6 (0.67%) FatWire
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago