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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 255 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -1
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 460 537 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 4.56% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 346 330
Average daily rate
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£413 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.13%

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
11961 11783 11416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 22.83% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7247 6647
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 234 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £14.00 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -69 380 £425 -5.55% 138
London -58 203 £450 -10.00% 57
City of London -36 49 £403 -19.50% 20
Scotland -15 46 £425 +29.77% 18
South West -8 42 £375 - 15
North West +6 39 £375 +27.11% 10
South East -25 37 £335 -21.17% 26
Wales 0 30 £344 +3.38%
Glasgow -22 28 £425 +28.78% 4
Yorkshire -18 22 £338 +7.14% 10
East of England -25 20 £403 +23.84% 10
West Yorkshire -7 18 £408 +25.38% 9
Manchester -7 16 £548 +88.40% 6
Hertfordshire -10 16 £400 - 6
Leeds -7 14 £408 +25.38% 8
Berkshire +10 13 £311 -39.26% 8
Gloucestershire -4 12 £393 +10.56% 8
Edinburgh -4 10 £505 +64.76% 5
South Wales -6 10 £325 +6.99%
Bristol -23 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Cheshire +11 9 £375 +27.11% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 9 £360 - 1
North East -33 9 £360 - 1
Tyne and Wear -35 9 £360 - 1
Dorset +6 8 £375 -11.76% 4
Wiltshire - 7 £300 - 2
Chester - 7 £375 - 3
Lancashire - 6 £213 - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £425 +21.42% 7
Cirencester - 5 £475 - 3

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 867 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 508 (58.59%) SQL
3 487 (56.17%) Oracle
4 335 (38.64%) Java
5 268 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 259 (29.87%) SQL Server
6 259 (29.87%) Linux
7 229 (26.41%) Finance
8 227 (26.18%) JavaScript
9 214 (24.68%) UNIX
10 205 (23.64%) Oracle Database
11 201 (23.18%) HTML
12 163 (18.80%) XML
13 146 (16.84%) CSS
14 142 (16.38%) Windows
14 142 (16.38%) TDD
14 142 (16.38%) Banking
15 139 (16.03%) Web Services
16 134 (15.46%) Spring
17 124 (14.30%) Scrum
18 121 (13.96%) Data Modelling
19 120 (13.84%) MySQL
20 115 (13.26%) OO
21 113 (13.03%) Hibernate
22 110 (12.69%) Perl
23 107 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
24 101 (11.65%) Sybase
25 99 (11.42%) JSP
26 97 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
27 96 (11.07%) Analytical Skills

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 86 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 82 (9.46%) Apache
3 48 (5.54%) JBoss
4 38 (4.38%) WebLogic
5 37 (4.27%) WebSphere
6 34 (3.92%) CMS
7 27 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 24 (2.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (1.96%) IIS
10 14 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.15%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.92%) NetWeaver
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.92%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.81%) nginx
13 7 (0.81%) SAS
14 6 (0.69%) OpenROAD
14 6 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.38%) MS Office
3 6 (0.69%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.46%) SPSS
6 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.92%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.35%) Shopify
7 3 (0.35%) Magento
7 3 (0.35%) Agresso
8 2 (0.23%) Endur
8 2 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.12%) Tridion
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.50%) GitHub
2 12 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.81%) PaaS
3 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.35%) Route 53
6 2 (0.23%) SaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.34%) HTTP
2 20 (2.31%) DNS
3 17 (1.96%) Internet
4 15 (1.73%) SAN
5 13 (1.50%) AMQP
6 10 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 10 (1.15%) LDAP
7 8 (0.92%) DHCP
7 8 (0.92%) SSL
7 8 (0.92%) SSH
8 7 (0.81%) Firewall
9 6 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.58%) LAN
10 5 (0.58%) WAN
10 5 (0.58%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.46%) Broadband
11 4 (0.46%) Intranet
12 3 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.35%) SMTP
12 3 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 259 (29.87%) SQL Server
3 205 (23.64%) Oracle Database
4 120 (13.84%) MySQL
5 107 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
6 91 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 81 (9.34%) DB2
9 77 (8.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 73 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 70 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 62 (7.15%) NoSQL
13 51 (5.88%) MongoDB
14 49 (5.65%) Oracle Database 10g
15 48 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (4.15%) Big Data
17 30 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (3.46%) Hadoop
18 25 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
19 22 (2.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 74 (8.54%) Maven
2 54 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 51 (5.88%) Subversion
4 47 (5.42%) Selenium
4 47 (5.42%) Ant
5 44 (5.07%) Eclipse
6 40 (4.61%) Jenkins
7 39 (4.50%) JUnit
8 28 (3.23%) JIRA
9 23 (2.65%) jMock
10 21 (2.42%) Mockito
11 20 (2.31%) IntelliJ
12 16 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.61%) ClearCase
14 13 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.27%) SoapUI
17 9 (1.04%) Cucumber
17 9 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
18 8 (0.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 229 (26.41%) Finance
2 142 (16.38%) Banking
3 58 (6.69%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.38%) Retail
5 37 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 34 (3.92%) Marketing
7 20 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.73%) Front Office
9 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.81%) Games
11 6 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.58%) Back Office
12 5 (0.58%) Electronics
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (50.87%) Developer
2 172 (19.84%) Java Developer
3 103 (11.88%) DBA
4 82 (9.46%) Analyst
5 79 (9.11%) Architect
6 49 (5.65%) Senior Developer
7 46 (5.31%) Consultant
8 41 (4.73%) SQL DBA
9 39 (4.50%) Administrator
10 37 (4.27%) Data Analyst
11 35 (4.04%) Oracle DBA
12 30 (3.46%) SQL Developer
13 28 (3.23%) .NET Developer
14 27 (3.11%) C++ Developer
15 24 (2.77%) Agile Java Developer
16 22 (2.54%) Oracle Developer
17 20 (2.31%) Data Architect
18 18 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
19 17 (1.96%) C# Developer
20 16 (1.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (23.18%) HTML
2 163 (18.80%) XML
3 146 (16.84%) CSS
4 139 (16.03%) Web Services
5 134 (15.46%) Spring
6 113 (13.03%) Hibernate
7 99 (11.42%) JSP
8 92 (10.61%) .NET
9 73 (8.42%) SOAP
10 72 (8.30%) JSON
11 65 (7.50%) JDBC
12 64 (7.38%) jQuery
13 60 (6.92%) REST
14 59 (6.81%) J2EE
15 54 (6.23%) Ajax
16 50 (5.77%) Servlets
17 46 (5.31%) ASP.NET
18 39 (4.50%) JMS
19 30 (3.46%) XSLT
19 30 (3.46%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.88%) Open Source
2 51 (5.88%) Replication
3 37 (4.27%) User Experience
4 35 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.58%) Clustering
6 29 (3.34%) Client/Server
7 27 (3.11%) Data Integration
8 22 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.96%) Wiki
10 17 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.73%) Derivative
12 14 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.50%) Fixed Income
14 12 (1.38%) Statistics
15 11 (1.27%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (1.04%) Mainframe
17 9 (1.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 259 (29.87%) Linux
2 214 (24.68%) UNIX
3 142 (16.38%) Windows
4 44 (5.07%) AIX
5 36 (4.15%) Solaris
6 31 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.27%) VMS
10 10 (1.15%) CentOS
10 10 (1.15%) Android
11 6 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.58%) HPUX
13 4 (0.46%) OpenVMS
13 4 (0.46%) SUSE
14 3 (0.35%) Fedora
14 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (16.38%) TDD
3 124 (14.30%) Scrum
4 121 (13.96%) Data Modelling
5 115 (13.26%) OO
6 97 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
7 94 (10.84%) ETL
8 92 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
9 85 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (8.65%) Migration
11 74 (8.54%) SOA
12 70 (8.07%) MVC
13 65 (7.50%) Configuration Management
14 63 (7.27%) Unit Testing
15 49 (5.65%) Mentoring
16 44 (5.07%) Web Development
17 43 (4.96%) E-Commerce
18 41 (4.73%) UML
18 41 (4.73%) BDD
19 39 (4.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 508 (58.59%) SQL
2 335 (38.64%) Java
3 227 (26.18%) JavaScript
4 110 (12.69%) Perl
5 91 (10.50%) PL/SQL
6 78 (9.00%) Python
7 76 (8.77%) C#
8 66 (7.61%) Shell Script
9 44 (5.07%) C++
10 40 (4.61%) T-SQL
11 30 (3.46%) PHP
12 20 (2.31%) C
12 20 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.85%) VBA
14 14 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.38%) Ruby
15 12 (1.38%) Korn
16 9 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.04%) VB
17 7 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (9.34%) Degree
2 58 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.81%) CCNA
7 7 (0.81%) ISEB
7 7 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.81%) MCITP
8 6 (0.69%) MCSE
9 5 (0.58%) CCNP
9 5 (0.58%) OCP
9 5 (0.58%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.35%) MCTS
10 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.35%) MCT
10 3 (0.35%) MCSA
11 2 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.77%) QA
2 11 (1.27%) SLA
3 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) COREP
5 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 56 (6.46%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (3.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (2.31%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (1.15%) Shibboleth
6 9 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.81%) Firmware
7 7 (0.81%) NFS
8 5 (0.58%) RHEV
9 3 (0.35%) HDFS
10 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.23%) NDS
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.12%) SRDF
11 1 (0.12%) vSphere
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 27 (3.11%) Puppet
3 20 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.35%) Control-M
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.35%) Ansible
7 3 (0.35%) Salt
8 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 487 (56.17%) Oracle
2 101 (11.65%) Sybase
3 81 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 53 (6.11%) IBM
5 31 (3.58%) HP
5 31 (3.58%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.46%) Informatica
6 30 (3.46%) Business Objects
7 24 (2.77%) Sun
8 23 (2.65%) Cognos
9 22 (2.54%) SAP
10 17 (1.96%) VMware
11 15 (1.73%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.50%) FatWire
12 13 (1.50%) Tableau
13 12 (1.38%) BMC
14 10 (1.15%) Sitecore
15 9 (1.04%) Google
15 9 (1.04%) Netezza
15 9 (1.04%) Teradata
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Mind
Rate: £43,012 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 27 days ago