The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 310 301 263
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -38
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 393 442 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 3.25% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 251 245
Median daily rate £450 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%

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
12315 13617 12377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.70% 23.30% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8166 8884 7619
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 218 206
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.73 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 336 £450 - 133
London -58 158 £525 +5.00% 67
South East +19 52 £388 +15.24% 16
Scotland +14 52 £425 +20.56% 3
Glasgow +12 39 £450 +26.76% 2
West Midlands -19 35 £450 +9.42% 3
Berkshire +26 26 £425 +26.86% 4
City of London -3 26 £500 -4.76% 9
North West +15 25 £423 -0.58% 17
North East -8 18 £320 -11.11% 3
Tyne and Wear -12 18 £320 -11.11% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 18 £320 -11.11% 2
Lancashire +21 16 £420 -6.66% 1
East of England +12 16 £438 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire +7 16 £360 -1.36% 4
West Yorkshire +8 15 £360 -13.25% 3
Leeds +14 14 £375 -9.63% 3
Birmingham -2 13 £450 +18.03% 1
Hertfordshire +11 11 £288 -36.11% 1
Reading +19 10 £381 -4.68% 1
East Midlands +5 10 £490 -6.66% 10
Shropshire - 10 £528 -
Blackpool +26 9 £423 +5.62%
Telford - 9 £528 -
Surrey -8 8 £369 -10.06% 2
Hampshire -3 7 £425 +38.21% 6
West Sussex +2 6 £373 +15.50% 1
Slough - 6 £320 -
Edinburgh +5 5 £400 +8.84% 1
South West -11 5 £400 -11.11% 9

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 795 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 424 (53.33%) Oracle
3 384 (48.30%) SQL
4 323 (40.63%) Java
5 249 (31.32%) Oracle Database
6 235 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
7 234 (29.43%) SQL Server
7 234 (29.43%) Linux
8 167 (21.01%) Unix
9 156 (19.62%) JavaScript
10 148 (18.62%) Finance
11 140 (17.61%) HTML
12 121 (15.22%) OO
13 120 (15.09%) Perl
14 119 (14.97%) Spring
15 118 (14.84%) Windows
15 118 (14.84%) Web Services
16 115 (14.47%) CSS
17 114 (14.34%) XML
17 114 (14.34%) Microsoft
18 110 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
19 109 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
20 108 (13.58%) .NET
21 100 (12.58%) SDLC
22 99 (12.45%) Scrum
23 98 (12.33%) Software Engineering
24 96 (12.08%) C#
24 96 (12.08%) PL/SQL
25 94 (11.82%) JUnit
26 93 (11.70%) MVC

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (8.81%) WebLogic
2 47 (5.91%) Tomcat
3 33 (4.15%) Apache Spark
4 32 (4.03%) JBoss
5 23 (2.89%) Tuxedo
6 21 (2.64%) Apache
6 21 (2.64%) IIS
6 21 (2.64%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.01%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.89%) nginx
9 14 (1.76%) SAS
10 11 (1.38%) CMS
11 8 (1.01%) Liferay
12 7 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.75%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 5 (0.63%) Drupal
14 5 (0.63%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.63%) WordPress
15 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 50 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.89%) MS Office
3 11 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (1.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.13%) Endur
9 1 (0.13%) Maximo
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.76%) SaaS
4 10 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.88%) GitHub
5 7 (0.88%) PaaS
6 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.63%) IaaS
8 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.25%) Slack
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.13%) Apcera
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.03%) HTTP
2 32 (4.03%) DNS
3 29 (3.65%) Internet
4 24 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.64%) SSL
6 20 (2.52%) DHCP
7 17 (2.14%) SAN
8 13 (1.64%) FTP
9 11 (1.38%) IPsec
9 11 (1.38%) LDAP
9 11 (1.38%) VLAN
10 8 (1.01%) Firewall
11 5 (0.63%) NAS
12 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.50%) SMTP
13 2 (0.25%) LAN
13 2 (0.25%) Network Security
13 2 (0.25%) WAN
14 1 (0.13%) 3G
14 1 (0.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 249 (31.32%) Oracle Database
3 234 (29.43%) SQL Server
4 92 (11.57%) DB2
5 89 (11.19%) MySQL
6 84 (10.57%) NoSQL
7 82 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
9 58 (7.30%) Hadoop
10 57 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 48 (6.04%) Big Data
12 47 (5.91%) MongoDB
13 39 (4.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (3.65%) Oracle Database 12c
17 28 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (3.40%) Apache Hive
18 27 (3.40%) HBase
19 22 (2.77%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 94 (11.82%) JUnit
2 89 (11.19%) Jenkins
3 69 (8.68%) Git (software)
4 58 (7.30%) Maven
5 37 (4.65%) Ant
6 36 (4.53%) JIRA
7 30 (3.77%) Toad
7 30 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 28 (3.52%) Eclipse
9 24 (3.02%) Subversion
10 20 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
10 20 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
11 18 (2.26%) ClearQuest
12 17 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
13 16 (2.01%) Hudson
14 15 (1.89%) Artifactory
14 15 (1.89%) PVCS
14 15 (1.89%) Selenium
15 14 (1.76%) RSpec
15 14 (1.76%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (18.62%) Finance
2 74 (9.31%) Banking
3 33 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.90%) Front Office
5 29 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.89%) Marketing
8 16 (2.01%) Retail
9 9 (1.13%) Legal
10 8 (1.01%) Billing
11 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.63%) Back Office
13 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.50%) Games
13 4 (0.50%) German Language
14 3 (0.38%) Automotive
14 3 (0.38%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 377 (47.42%) Developer
2 111 (13.96%) Java Developer
3 92 (11.57%) DBA
4 88 (11.07%) Architect
5 60 (7.55%) Analyst
6 55 (6.92%) Oracle DBA
7 49 (6.16%) .NET Developer
8 44 (5.53%) Senior Developer
9 38 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
10 35 (4.40%) Consultant
10 35 (4.40%) SQL Developer
11 31 (3.90%) Administrator
12 28 (3.52%) Agile Developer
13 27 (3.40%) Scala Developer
14 26 (3.27%) Data Architect
15 25 (3.14%) ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 23 (2.89%) Technical Leader
18 22 (2.77%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (17.61%) HTML
2 119 (14.97%) Spring
3 118 (14.84%) Web Services
4 115 (14.47%) CSS
5 114 (14.34%) XML
6 108 (13.58%) .NET
7 65 (8.18%) REST
8 58 (7.30%) JMS
9 54 (6.79%) Hibernate
10 53 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 50 (6.29%) JSON
12 49 (6.16%) SOAP
13 43 (5.41%) J2EE
14 41 (5.16%) J2SE
15 38 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (4.53%) Middleware
17 34 (4.28%) AngularJS
17 34 (4.28%) RESTful
18 33 (4.15%) jQuery
19 32 (4.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.91%) Clustering
3 37 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.15%) N-Tier
5 27 (3.40%) Data Integration
5 27 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.14%) Replication
7 24 (3.02%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (2.77%) User Experience
9 16 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.89%) Reference Data
11 13 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.64%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.51%) Derivative
13 11 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.38%) Equities
13 11 (1.38%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.13%) Visualisation
15 8 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 234 (29.43%) Linux
2 167 (21.01%) Unix
3 118 (14.84%) Windows
4 46 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.52%) Solaris
6 26 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.14%) AIX
8 10 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.13%) Android
10 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.50%) CentOS
12 4 (0.50%) HPUX
13 3 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (15.22%) OO
3 110 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (12.58%) SDLC
5 99 (12.45%) Scrum
6 98 (12.33%) Software Engineering
7 93 (11.70%) MVC
8 92 (11.57%) ETL
9 83 (10.44%) Data Modelling
10 81 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
11 78 (9.81%) TDD
12 63 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (7.55%) Migration
14 57 (7.17%) Unit Testing
15 53 (6.67%) ITIL
16 52 (6.54%) E-Commerce
17 48 (6.04%) OOD
18 47 (5.91%) DevOps
19 45 (5.66%) BDD
19 45 (5.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (48.30%) SQL
2 323 (40.63%) Java
3 156 (19.62%) JavaScript
4 120 (15.09%) Perl
5 96 (12.08%) C#
5 96 (12.08%) PL/SQL
6 86 (10.82%) Python
7 73 (9.18%) C++
8 71 (8.93%) Shell Script
9 62 (7.80%) Ruby
10 53 (6.67%) Scala
11 48 (6.04%) Bash Shell
12 47 (5.91%) C
12 47 (5.91%) VB
13 40 (5.03%) T-SQL
14 24 (3.02%) COBOL
15 17 (2.14%) PHP
16 13 (1.64%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.64%) R
16 13 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 66 (8.30%) Degree
2 66 (8.30%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.40%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (2.01%) OCP
5 10 (1.26%) ISEB
6 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.13%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.63%) MCDBA
7 5 (0.63%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.50%) CCNA
8 4 (0.50%) CCNP
8 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.50%) MCSE
8 4 (0.50%) PMP
9 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.38%) VCAP
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.28%) Data Quality
2 31 (3.90%) QA
3 9 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.63%) SLA
5 4 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (6.92%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.26%) Docker
4 13 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.50%) HDFS
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.25%) NFS
8 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 30 (3.77%) Puppet
2 29 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (1.76%) Data Guard
4 14 (1.76%) Kibana
5 12 (1.51%) Ansible
5 12 (1.51%) BladeLogic
6 9 (1.13%) TIBCO Hawk
7 8 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.88%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.88%) Nagios
9 6 (0.75%) Control-M
10 5 (0.63%) collectd
10 5 (0.63%) Foglight
10 5 (0.63%) Icinga
10 5 (0.63%) Legato
10 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 424 (53.33%) Oracle
2 114 (14.34%) Microsoft
3 91 (11.45%) Sybase
4 43 (5.41%) IBM
5 42 (5.28%) Red Hat
6 40 (5.03%) VMware
7 23 (2.89%) Micro Focus
8 22 (2.77%) Cloudera
9 19 (2.39%) TIBCO
10 17 (2.14%) HP
10 17 (2.14%) Pega
10 17 (2.14%) Talend
11 15 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
12 14 (1.76%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.64%) Informatica
14 11 (1.38%) Adobe
14 11 (1.38%) Cognos
14 11 (1.38%) SAP
15 10 (1.26%) Platfora
15 10 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
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