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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 282 264 214
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -50
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 446 435 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 3.58% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 240 308
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £35.00 £37.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.59 £35.00 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%

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
13378 12150 11851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.57% 21.49% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8798 7526 7331
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 187 207
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £13.50 £16.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.72 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -6 372 £450 +9.09% 147
London +19 214 £500 +1.01% 61
City of London +30 67 £525 +10.52% 21
Scotland -10 51 £350 -17.64% 8
South East -11 38 £336 -18.48% 25
Glasgow +4 32 £353 -17.05% 4
South West -12 28 £450 +11.45% 9
West Midlands +20 27 £416 +32.14% 3
North West -48 24 £450 +20.00% 20
East of England +4 20 £375 - 7
Wales -18 17 £325 +28.71%
Hertfordshire +9 14 £463 +19.54% 4
Surrey +1 14 £405 -10.00% 4
Hampshire +16 11 £343 - 1
South Wales -26 11 £325 +28.71%
Bristol +2 10 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -33 10 £315 -1.56% 13
West Yorkshire -29 9 £350 -10.25% 8
Warwickshire +11 8 £414 +31.26% 2
Berkshire +3 8 £335 -27.56% 9
Lancashire -6 7 £500 - 4
Warwick -1 6 £427 +35.55% 1
Edinburgh -21 6 £368 -20.10% 2
Leeds -27 6 £300 -26.38% 8
Stirling - 6 - -
Birmingham +12 5 £413 -2.94%
Somerset +4 5 - - 3
Cobham +2 5 £410 -8.88% 2
Staines 0 5 - -
Wiltshire -7 5 £450 +50.00%

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 892 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 514 (57.62%) SQL
3 481 (53.92%) Oracle
4 331 (37.11%) Java
5 260 (29.15%) SQL Server
6 254 (28.48%) Linux
7 228 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
8 225 (25.22%) Finance
9 206 (23.09%) UNIX
10 192 (21.52%) Oracle Database
11 154 (17.26%) SDLC
12 146 (16.37%) JavaScript
13 138 (15.47%) Windows
14 132 (14.80%) Perl
14 132 (14.80%) HTML
15 130 (14.57%) XML
16 123 (13.79%) OO
16 123 (13.79%) Banking
17 120 (13.45%) ETL
18 116 (13.00%) Microsoft
19 113 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
20 109 (12.22%) Web Services
21 108 (12.11%) MySQL
22 103 (11.55%) Sybase
23 100 (11.21%) .NET
24 96 (10.76%) Migration
25 94 (10.54%) IBM
25 94 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
26 93 (10.43%) CSS
27 92 (10.31%) Python

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (4.93%) Apache
2 39 (4.37%) JBoss
3 36 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 34 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 31 (3.48%) WebLogic
5 31 (3.48%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.91%) IIS
7 15 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (1.35%) SAS
10 11 (1.23%) ColdFusion
10 11 (1.23%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.12%) CMS
11 10 (1.12%) Node.js
12 8 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (0.90%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.78%) nginx
13 7 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 88 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.14%) MS Office
3 17 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.78%) SPSS
5 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) GIMP
6 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (1.46%) Maximo
2 8 (0.90%) Tridion
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.34%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.34%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.22%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.22%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.79%) SaaS
3 13 (1.46%) PaaS
4 12 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.67%) Route 53
5 6 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.27%) Internet
2 33 (3.70%) HTTP
3 29 (3.25%) SAN
4 20 (2.24%) FTP
5 18 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.91%) SSL
7 15 (1.68%) NAS
8 14 (1.57%) SNMP
8 14 (1.57%) DNS
9 13 (1.46%) Firewall
10 10 (1.12%) Intranet
11 7 (0.78%) SSH
11 7 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.78%) DHCP
12 5 (0.56%) SMTP
13 3 (0.34%) LDAP
13 3 (0.34%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.34%) IPsec
14 2 (0.22%) Extranet
14 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 892 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 260 (29.15%) SQL Server
3 192 (21.52%) Oracle Database
4 108 (12.11%) MySQL
5 94 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (9.30%) DB2
7 78 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 56 (6.28%) Big Data
11 55 (6.17%) NoSQL
12 51 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (3.81%) Hadoop
16 30 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
17 26 (2.91%) MongoDB
18 25 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
18 25 (2.80%) Informix
19 22 (2.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (5.16%) JUnit
2 45 (5.04%) Subversion
3 37 (4.15%) JIRA
4 36 (4.04%) Maven
5 35 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 31 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (3.48%) Eclipse
8 30 (3.36%) Ant
9 22 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (1.91%) jMock
12 16 (1.79%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.68%) Selenium
14 14 (1.57%) ERwin
15 13 (1.46%) Cucumber
16 12 (1.35%) MSBuild
17 11 (1.23%) ClearCase
18 9 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
18 9 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 225 (25.22%) Finance
2 123 (13.79%) Banking
3 54 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 47 (5.27%) Front Office
5 35 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.58%) Marketing
8 20 (2.24%) Retail
9 15 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.35%) Legal
11 11 (1.23%) Back Office
12 5 (0.56%) Electronics
12 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.34%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 393 (44.06%) Developer
2 136 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 106 (11.88%) Analyst
4 96 (10.76%) Architect
5 75 (8.41%) DBA
6 49 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 42 (4.71%) Programmer
8 38 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (4.04%) Consultant
9 36 (4.04%) Analyst Programmer
10 35 (3.92%) Administrator
10 35 (3.92%) SQL Developer
11 33 (3.70%) Java Programmer
12 31 (3.48%) Java Analyst Programmer
12 31 (3.48%) C++ Developer
12 31 (3.48%) Oracle DBA
13 27 (3.03%) SQL DBA
14 26 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
14 26 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (14.80%) HTML
2 130 (14.57%) XML
3 109 (12.22%) Web Services
4 100 (11.21%) .NET
5 93 (10.43%) CSS
6 91 (10.20%) Spring
7 74 (8.30%) Hibernate
8 58 (6.50%) SOAP
8 58 (6.50%) J2EE
9 51 (5.72%) JMS
10 50 (5.61%) JSON
11 42 (4.71%) JSP
11 42 (4.71%) REST
12 37 (4.15%) J2SE
13 36 (4.04%) Middleware
14 32 (3.59%) Ajax
15 29 (3.25%) JDBC
16 28 (3.14%) Servlets
16 28 (3.14%) WCF
16 28 (3.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 29 (3.25%) Clustering
6 27 (3.03%) Replication
7 26 (2.91%) Derivative
8 25 (2.80%) NHS
9 24 (2.69%) Equities
10 22 (2.47%) GIS
10 22 (2.47%) Data Structures
11 21 (2.35%) Fixed Income
12 20 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (2.02%) Data Conversion
14 13 (1.46%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (1.35%) Mathematics
15 12 (1.35%) Mobile App
15 12 (1.35%) Data Centre
16 11 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 254 (28.48%) Linux
2 206 (23.09%) UNIX
3 138 (15.47%) Windows
4 46 (5.16%) Solaris
5 42 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.13%) VME
6 19 (2.13%) AIX
7 16 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.12%) HPUX
8 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.01%) Android
10 7 (0.78%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.67%) CentOS
12 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (17.26%) SDLC
3 123 (13.79%) OO
4 120 (13.45%) ETL
5 96 (10.76%) Migration
6 89 (9.98%) Data Modelling
7 82 (9.19%) TDD
8 75 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
9 71 (7.96%) Scrum
9 71 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
10 60 (6.73%) SOA
11 58 (6.50%) Unit Testing
12 57 (6.39%) Software Engineering
13 55 (6.17%) DevOps
14 52 (5.83%) Multithreading
15 48 (5.38%) Configuration Management
16 46 (5.16%) Data Analysis
16 46 (5.16%) Open Source
17 45 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 514 (57.62%) SQL
2 331 (37.11%) Java
3 146 (16.37%) JavaScript
4 132 (14.80%) Perl
5 92 (10.31%) Python
6 88 (9.87%) C#
7 86 (9.64%) PL/SQL
8 71 (7.96%) Shell Script
9 65 (7.29%) T-SQL
10 55 (6.17%) C++
11 42 (4.71%) PowerShell
12 36 (4.04%) PHP
13 35 (3.92%) VBA
14 29 (3.25%) Scala
15 25 (2.80%) VB
16 24 (2.69%) Ruby
17 23 (2.58%) Bash Shell
18 20 (2.24%) COBOL
19 18 (2.02%) C
20 17 (1.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (9.19%) Degree
2 44 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (1.12%) OCP
6 8 (0.90%) OCA
6 8 (0.90%) OCAJ
7 3 (0.34%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) HND
8 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.22%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.22%) CFA
9 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PMP
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.92%) QA
2 22 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.46%) Apache Flume
4 11 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (0.90%) HDFS
6 7 (0.78%) vSphere
7 5 (0.56%) Docker
8 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.34%) vCloud
10 2 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.11%) Samba
11 1 (0.11%) NFS
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 29 (3.25%) Puppet
2 20 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.79%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.46%) Salt
5 12 (1.35%) Nagios
6 11 (1.23%) Cacti
7 10 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.78%) WMI
9 7 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.78%) Opsview
9 7 (0.78%) Ansible
9 7 (0.78%) Graphite
10 6 (0.67%) Oozie
10 6 (0.67%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.67%) Control-M
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.45%) yum
12 4 (0.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 481 (53.92%) Oracle
2 116 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 103 (11.55%) Sybase
4 94 (10.54%) IBM
5 43 (4.82%) VMware
6 40 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 26 (2.91%) SAP
8 22 (2.47%) Informatica
8 22 (2.47%) Talend
9 17 (1.91%) Sun
10 16 (1.79%) Veritas
11 15 (1.68%) Citrix
11 15 (1.68%) Cognos
12 13 (1.46%) ESRI
13 12 (1.35%) Adobe
14 11 (1.23%) Cisco
14 11 (1.23%) HP
14 11 (1.23%) Teradata
15 10 (1.12%) Remedy
15 10 (1.12%) SolarWinds
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 420 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
North
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competititve Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Cobham
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Sanderson
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago