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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 242 191 176
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 425 520 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 1.07% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.98% 4.81% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 335 335
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.70 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.22%

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
10674 10801 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 22.17% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6953 6637 6238
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 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 220 237
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £13.94 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 January 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
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 January 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 -60 365 £475 +11.76% 132
London -11 248 £500 +11.11% 69
City of London -1 67 £500 - 26
South East -17 51 £350 -2.09% 23
Scotland -33 37 £423 +31.72% 12
Glasgow -22 22 £425 +33.22% 7
Berkshire +3 17 £335 +11.66% 9
North West -10 15 £325 -27.77% 8
South West -40 13 £344 -8.33% 12
Yorkshire -16 11 £325 - 7
Edinburgh -17 11 £420 +20.00% 4
Manchester -4 9 £325 +41.30% 4
Hampshire -22 8 £400 +2.89% 3
Wales - 8 £339 - 5
Surrey -2 7 £500 +5.26% 7
West Yorkshire -10 7 £403 +23.84% 4
Kent - 7 £340 -
Midlands - 7 - -
Reading +9 6 £390 +11.42% 5
West Midlands -21 6 £435 +93.33% 5
South Wales - 6 £381 - 5
East of England -11 5 - - 7
East Midlands +5 4 £500 +38.31%
South Yorkshire +4 4 £323 - 3
Havant -4 4 £400 -
Gatwick - 4 £340 -
West Sussex - 4 £340 - 1
Bradford -5 3 £415 +59.61%
Hertfordshire -8 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire -16 3 £230 - 4

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 885 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 516 (58.31%) SQL
3 438 (49.49%) Oracle
4 410 (46.33%) Java
5 280 (31.64%) Linux
6 263 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
7 242 (27.34%) UNIX
8 238 (26.89%) SQL Server
9 226 (25.54%) Finance
10 200 (22.60%) JavaScript
10 200 (22.60%) HTML
11 172 (19.44%) XML
12 165 (18.64%) Oracle Database
13 148 (16.72%) Web Services
13 148 (16.72%) Banking
14 147 (16.61%) Windows
14 147 (16.61%) OO
15 142 (16.05%) Spring
16 135 (15.25%) TDD
17 124 (14.01%) Data Modelling
17 124 (14.01%) MySQL
18 123 (13.90%) CSS
19 122 (13.79%) JSP
20 114 (12.88%) Scrum
21 112 (12.66%) Perl
22 110 (12.43%) Hibernate
23 108 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
24 105 (11.86%) PL/SQL
25 98 (11.07%) Microsoft
26 97 (10.96%) Data Warehouse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 94 (10.62%) Tomcat
2 69 (7.80%) Apache
3 52 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 50 (5.65%) JBoss
5 44 (4.97%) WebLogic
6 30 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (2.82%) CMS
8 20 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.03%) IIS
10 12 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.36%) OpenROAD
10 12 (1.36%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.90%) SAS
12 8 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.90%) NetWeaver
13 7 (0.79%) Jetty
14 5 (0.56%) Kentico
14 5 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (0.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 46 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.03%) MS Office
3 6 (0.68%) SPSS
4 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.90%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.34%) Exstream
7 2 (0.23%) Endur
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.26%) PaaS
3 14 (1.58%) GitHub
4 11 (1.24%) Heroku
4 11 (1.24%) Engine Yard
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.34%) IaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.34%) Route 53
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.52%) DNS
2 33 (3.73%) HTTP
3 27 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.71%) SAN
5 21 (2.37%) SSL
6 20 (2.26%) Internet
7 18 (2.03%) Firewall
8 16 (1.81%) FTP
9 14 (1.58%) LDAP
9 14 (1.58%) AMQP
10 13 (1.47%) DHCP
11 11 (1.24%) VLAN
11 11 (1.24%) NAS
12 10 (1.13%) SSH
12 10 (1.13%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.79%) LAN
13 7 (0.79%) WAN
14 6 (0.68%) IPsec
15 5 (0.56%) Intranet
15 5 (0.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 238 (26.89%) SQL Server
3 165 (18.64%) Oracle Database
4 124 (14.01%) MySQL
5 97 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (9.60%) DB2
7 82 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 81 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 76 (8.59%) MongoDB
10 75 (8.47%) NoSQL
11 69 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 65 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 51 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 45 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
15 43 (4.86%) Hadoop
16 39 (4.41%) Big Data
17 36 (4.07%) Oracle Database 10g
18 30 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
20 24 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (7.80%) Subversion
2 67 (7.57%) Maven
3 60 (6.78%) JUnit
4 58 (6.55%) Jenkins
5 55 (6.21%) Eclipse
6 49 (5.54%) Git (software)
7 48 (5.42%) Ant
8 32 (3.62%) Selenium
9 30 (3.39%) JIRA
10 29 (3.28%) jMock
11 28 (3.16%) ClearCase
12 27 (3.05%) Mockito
13 25 (2.82%) Toad
14 22 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
15 20 (2.26%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.69%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.58%) Visual Studio
18 13 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
19 12 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (1.24%) GitLab
General
1 226 (25.54%) Finance
2 148 (16.72%) Banking
3 54 (6.10%) Investment Banking
4 43 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.28%) Marketing
6 20 (2.26%) Front Office
6 20 (2.26%) Retail
7 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.56%) Publishing
8 5 (0.56%) Games
8 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.56%) Billing
9 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.45%) Back Office
9 4 (0.45%) Electronics
9 4 (0.45%) Advertising
9 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Automotive
11 2 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 459 (51.86%) Developer
2 207 (23.39%) Java Developer
3 93 (10.51%) Analyst
4 89 (10.06%) DBA
5 63 (7.12%) Architect
6 46 (5.20%) Senior Developer
7 42 (4.75%) SQL DBA
8 36 (4.07%) Consultant
9 33 (3.73%) Oracle DBA
9 33 (3.73%) Administrator
10 27 (3.05%) Data Analyst
10 27 (3.05%) Programmer
10 27 (3.05%) SQL Developer
10 27 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (2.82%) C++ Developer
13 23 (2.60%) Analyst Programmer
13 23 (2.60%) Java Programmer
14 21 (2.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 20 (2.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (22.60%) HTML
2 172 (19.44%) XML
3 148 (16.72%) Web Services
4 142 (16.05%) Spring
5 123 (13.90%) CSS
6 122 (13.79%) JSP
7 110 (12.43%) Hibernate
8 76 (8.59%) JSON
8 76 (8.59%) .NET
9 74 (8.36%) SOAP
10 65 (7.34%) J2EE
11 64 (7.23%) JDBC
12 61 (6.89%) Servlets
13 60 (6.78%) REST
14 55 (6.21%) jQuery
15 46 (5.20%) Struts
16 44 (4.97%) Ajax
17 38 (4.29%) JMS
18 37 (4.18%) RESTful
19 36 (4.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.31%) Replication
4 46 (5.20%) Open Source
5 44 (4.97%) Clustering
6 41 (4.63%) Derivative
7 37 (4.18%) Client/Server
8 26 (2.94%) Data Integration
9 23 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 22 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (2.37%) User Experience
12 19 (2.15%) N-Tier
12 19 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (1.69%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.47%) Device Driver
14 13 (1.47%) Mathematics
15 11 (1.24%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.13%) Equities
16 10 (1.13%) Statistics
16 10 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 280 (31.64%) Linux
2 242 (27.34%) UNIX
3 147 (16.61%) Windows
4 53 (5.99%) AIX
5 41 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.94%) Solaris
7 22 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (2.26%) CentOS
9 13 (1.47%) VMS
9 13 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.36%) Android
11 10 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.13%) HPUX
12 8 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.68%) SUSE
14 5 (0.56%) zOS
14 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (16.61%) OO
3 135 (15.25%) TDD
4 124 (14.01%) Data Modelling
5 114 (12.88%) Scrum
6 108 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 71 (8.02%) Migration
10 69 (7.80%) ETL
10 69 (7.80%) Unit Testing
11 67 (7.57%) SOA
12 65 (7.34%) MVC
13 63 (7.12%) Configuration Management
14 62 (7.01%) DevOps
15 49 (5.54%) Mentoring
16 46 (5.20%) ITIL
17 45 (5.08%) Web Development
18 43 (4.86%) CRM
19 42 (4.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 516 (58.31%) SQL
2 410 (46.33%) Java
3 200 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 112 (12.66%) Perl
5 105 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 91 (10.28%) Python
7 68 (7.68%) C#
7 68 (7.68%) Shell Script
8 50 (5.65%) C++
9 43 (4.86%) T-SQL
10 37 (4.18%) PHP
11 34 (3.84%) Bash Shell
12 28 (3.16%) Ruby
13 27 (3.05%) Korn
14 24 (2.71%) VBA
15 17 (1.92%) C
16 15 (1.69%) Scala
17 11 (1.24%) VB
18 10 (1.13%) Groovy
19 8 (0.90%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 76 (8.59%) Degree
2 58 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (1.36%) Sun Certification
7 11 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.24%) OCPJP
8 9 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.68%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.56%) CCNP
10 5 (0.56%) CCNA
10 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.56%) MCITP
11 4 (0.45%) MCSE
11 4 (0.45%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.34%) OCP
12 3 (0.34%) ISEB
13 2 (0.23%) MCP
13 2 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.89%) QA
2 18 (2.03%) SLA
3 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.45%) Basel III
4 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) COREP
6 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 28 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.36%) HDFS
6 11 (1.24%) Shibboleth
7 8 (0.90%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.79%) NFS
9 5 (0.56%) Docker
9 5 (0.56%) RHEV
10 4 (0.45%) KVM
10 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.34%) Firmware
12 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.11%) vSphere
13 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 54 (6.10%) Puppet
2 31 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.15%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.47%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.24%) Nagios
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (1.02%) collectd
7 7 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.79%) Oozie
8 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.45%) Salt
9 3 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.34%) WMI
10 2 (0.23%) SCCM
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 438 (49.49%) Oracle
2 98 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 82 (9.27%) Sybase
4 66 (7.46%) IBM
5 49 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 37 (4.18%) HP
6 37 (4.18%) VMware
7 32 (3.62%) Informatica
8 25 (2.82%) Business Objects
9 24 (2.71%) SAP
10 22 (2.49%) Sun
11 20 (2.26%) Cognos
12 14 (1.58%) TIBCO
13 10 (1.13%) BMC
14 8 (0.90%) Siebel
14 8 (0.90%) Perforce
15 6 (0.68%) FatWire
15 6 (0.68%) Google
15 6 (0.68%) Akamai
15 6 (0.68%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day to £700/day (Ltd Co. basis)
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 500-550 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago