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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 252 268 203
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -65
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 462 390 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.74% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 3.49% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 227 286
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £44.50 £34.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.98% -7.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £25.42 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.90 £36.10 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £34.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+28.98% -7.38%

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
12350 11175 10514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 21.12% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8092 6953 6312
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 168 224
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 0 392 £415 +18.57% 152
London +21 218 £465 +3.33% 76
South East +10 59 £335 -4.28% 18
City of London +3 55 £525 +10.52% 22
Scotland +16 50 £340 -2.85% 22
East of England +10 34 £310 -11.42% 12
North West +2 34 £375 +13.20% 12
Glasgow +13 32 £350 +1.44% 9
Hertfordshire +1 20 £450 +50.00% 5
Lancashire +20 18 £375 - 4
Yorkshire -17 16 £415 +22.05% 7
Surrey +9 15 £338 -35.09% 8
Blackpool - 15 £375 -
Berkshire +9 14 £335 - 5
West Yorkshire -14 14 £415 +15.27% 6
Hampshire +7 13 £215 -34.60%
West Midlands -12 13 £423 +69.00% 4
South West -17 11 £425 +21.42% 21
West Sussex - 11 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £210 -47.50% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £310 - 1
South Wales 0 8 £315 +26.00% 2
Wales -9 8 £315 +26.00% 2
Leeds -12 8 £415 - 3
Edinburgh +1 7 £260 -22.38% 11
Warwickshire -1 6 £420 +97.64% 1
Bromley - 6 £245 - 1
Gatwick - 6 £324 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £300 -
Stirling +4 5 - -

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 946 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 540 (57.08%) SQL
3 512 (54.12%) Oracle
4 391 (41.33%) Java
5 312 (32.98%) Linux
6 242 (25.58%) SQL Server
7 236 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
8 234 (24.74%) UNIX
9 219 (23.15%) Finance
10 200 (21.14%) Oracle Database
11 166 (17.55%) SDLC
12 161 (17.02%) JavaScript
13 145 (15.33%) Windows
13 145 (15.33%) XML
14 144 (15.22%) Banking
15 141 (14.90%) OO
16 139 (14.69%) Perl
16 139 (14.69%) HTML
17 131 (13.85%) MySQL
17 131 (13.85%) Web Services
18 125 (13.21%) Python
19 119 (12.58%) ETL
20 116 (12.26%) Microsoft
20 116 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
21 112 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
22 109 (11.52%) Data Modelling
23 108 (11.42%) TDD
24 103 (10.89%) Sybase
25 99 (10.47%) PL/SQL
26 98 (10.36%) Migration

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 54 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 43 (4.55%) JBoss
2 43 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 40 (4.23%) Apache
4 35 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 33 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 23 (2.43%) IIS
7 19 (2.01%) SAS
8 11 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.06%) ColdFusion
9 10 (1.06%) CMS
9 10 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.95%) Node.js
10 9 (0.95%) nginx
10 9 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.85%) GlassFish
11 8 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 82 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.38%) MS Office
3 17 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.74%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.63%) SPSS
6 5 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.06%) Maximo
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.53%) Tridion
5 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.42%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.32%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.32%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.32%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.21%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.21%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.21%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.37%) PaaS
2 13 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.16%) SaaS
4 8 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.74%) Route 53
5 7 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.63%) Heroku
7 4 (0.42%) Engine Yard
7 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.50%) TCP/IP
1 52 (5.50%) DNS
2 51 (5.39%) HTTP
2 51 (5.39%) Internet
3 39 (4.12%) FTP
4 38 (4.02%) SSL
5 34 (3.59%) SAN
6 30 (3.17%) DHCP
7 22 (2.33%) IPsec
8 21 (2.22%) Firewall
9 17 (1.80%) SNMP
10 16 (1.69%) NAS
11 9 (0.95%) VLAN
12 7 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.63%) SSH
13 6 (0.63%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.53%) SMTP
14 5 (0.53%) LDAP
14 5 (0.53%) Intranet
15 4 (0.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 946 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 242 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 200 (21.14%) Oracle Database
4 131 (13.85%) MySQL
5 112 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
6 90 (9.51%) DB2
7 85 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 83 (8.77%) NoSQL
9 80 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 63 (6.66%) MongoDB
11 59 (6.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 54 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 46 (4.86%) Big Data
14 42 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 36 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
17 26 (2.75%) Hadoop
18 24 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
19 23 (2.43%) Informix
20 21 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 54 (5.71%) JUnit
2 52 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.02%) Subversion
4 36 (3.81%) JIRA
5 34 (3.59%) Git (software)
6 32 (3.38%) Maven
6 32 (3.38%) jMock
6 32 (3.38%) Eclipse
7 24 (2.54%) Ant
8 22 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
9 21 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (2.01%) Selenium
11 18 (1.90%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (1.16%) ClearCase
14 11 (1.16%) Mockito
15 10 (1.06%) MSBuild
15 10 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 219 (23.15%) Finance
2 144 (15.22%) Banking
3 76 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 42 (4.44%) Front Office
5 40 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.64%) Marketing
7 22 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.22%) Retail
9 19 (2.01%) Legal
10 17 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.63%) Back Office
12 4 (0.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 412 (43.55%) Developer
2 144 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 120 (12.68%) Analyst
4 94 (9.94%) Architect
5 66 (6.98%) DBA
6 49 (5.18%) Senior Developer
7 46 (4.86%) Programmer
8 43 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
9 40 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 38 (4.02%) Java Programmer
11 37 (3.91%) SQL Developer
12 36 (3.81%) Consultant
13 34 (3.59%) Java Analyst Programmer
14 33 (3.49%) Administrator
14 33 (3.49%) C++ Developer
15 31 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
15 31 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
16 29 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
16 29 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
17 26 (2.75%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (15.33%) XML
2 139 (14.69%) HTML
3 131 (13.85%) Web Services
4 95 (10.04%) Spring
5 93 (9.83%) .NET
6 89 (9.41%) CSS
7 84 (8.88%) Hibernate
8 62 (6.55%) J2EE
9 61 (6.45%) JMS
10 56 (5.92%) SOAP
11 53 (5.60%) J2SE
12 51 (5.39%) JSP
13 50 (5.29%) JSON
14 43 (4.55%) REST
15 36 (3.81%) Servlets
16 32 (3.38%) Middleware
17 30 (3.17%) HTML5
17 30 (3.17%) RESTful
17 30 (3.17%) jQuery
18 28 (2.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.91%) Replication
4 37 (3.91%) Derivative
5 36 (3.81%) Clustering
6 29 (3.07%) Data Integration
7 24 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 23 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 22 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
10 21 (2.22%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.22%) NHS
11 20 (2.11%) GIS
11 20 (2.11%) Equities
12 19 (2.01%) Data Conversion
13 17 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.80%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.48%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.48%) User Experience
15 13 (1.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 312 (32.98%) Linux
2 234 (24.74%) UNIX
3 145 (15.33%) Windows
4 42 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (3.91%) Solaris
6 27 (2.85%) AIX
7 20 (2.11%) VME
8 15 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.27%) CentOS
10 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.06%) FreeBSD
12 9 (0.95%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.74%) HPUX
13 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.53%) Android
15 3 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (17.55%) SDLC
3 141 (14.90%) OO
4 119 (12.58%) ETL
5 109 (11.52%) Data Modelling
6 108 (11.42%) TDD
7 98 (10.36%) Migration
7 98 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
9 86 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 80 (8.46%) DevOps
11 75 (7.93%) Scrum
12 70 (7.40%) SOA
13 66 (6.98%) Configuration Management
14 61 (6.45%) Multithreading
15 58 (6.13%) Open Source
15 58 (6.13%) Automated Testing
16 56 (5.92%) OOD
17 53 (5.60%) Mentoring
18 50 (5.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 540 (57.08%) SQL
2 391 (41.33%) Java
3 161 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 139 (14.69%) Perl
5 125 (13.21%) Python
6 99 (10.47%) PL/SQL
7 83 (8.77%) Shell Script
8 77 (8.14%) C#
9 60 (6.34%) T-SQL
10 56 (5.92%) C++
11 43 (4.55%) VBA
12 34 (3.59%) PowerShell
13 33 (3.49%) Korn
13 33 (3.49%) PHP
13 33 (3.49%) Bash Shell
14 32 (3.38%) Ruby
15 25 (2.64%) C
16 24 (2.54%) VB
17 21 (2.22%) COBOL
17 21 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (7.40%) Degree
2 39 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (0.74%) OCP
6 6 (0.63%) OCA
6 6 (0.63%) OCAJ
7 3 (0.32%) PMP
7 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.32%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) CFA
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.44%) QA
2 19 (2.01%) SLA
2 19 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.21%) Basel III
4 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.59%) HDFS
4 14 (1.48%) Apache Flume
5 12 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.74%) vSphere
8 6 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (0.63%) Docker
9 3 (0.32%) vCloud
9 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.21%) Samba
10 2 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.21%) KVM
10 2 (0.21%) RHEV
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 64 (6.77%) Puppet
2 46 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.90%) Data Guard
4 16 (1.69%) Nagios
5 14 (1.48%) Salt
6 13 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (1.16%) Cacti
8 10 (1.06%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.06%) WMI
8 10 (1.06%) Oozie
9 9 (0.95%) Cobbler
9 9 (0.95%) Ansible
10 8 (0.85%) Control-M
11 7 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.74%) Opsview
11 7 (0.74%) Graphite
11 7 (0.74%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (0.42%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 512 (54.12%) Oracle
2 116 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 103 (10.89%) Sybase
4 74 (7.82%) IBM
5 52 (5.50%) Red Hat
6 47 (4.97%) VMware
7 28 (2.96%) Business Objects
8 26 (2.75%) Informatica
9 22 (2.33%) Sun
10 18 (1.90%) HP
10 18 (1.90%) SAP
10 18 (1.90%) Cognos
11 14 (1.48%) Talend
12 12 (1.27%) Citrix
13 10 (1.06%) Cisco
13 10 (1.06%) Adobe
13 10 (1.06%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.06%) ESRI
14 9 (0.95%) Veritas
14 9 (0.95%) Tableau
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable Depandant on Skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + immediate start
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago