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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 300 371 282
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -89
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 372 315 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 2.46% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 207 293
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.12% +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
11098 12804 12253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.13% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7354 8542 8101
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 190
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +38 314 £463 +5.11% 117
London +13 173 £525 +2.43% 58
South East +24 38 £375 -2.59% 9
Scotland +21 34 £325 -5.79% 11
City of London -9 27 £525 - 6
East Midlands +19 24 £410 -12.76% 2
North West +15 19 £344 -14.06% 17
East of England +24 18 £340 -32.00% 5
Hampshire +37 17 £463 +15.62% 1
Derbyshire +19 17 £410 -12.87%
Derby +15 16 £409 -12.97%
Glasgow +9 14 £363 +36.79% 5
Northern Ireland - 14 £413 - 3
South West -8 13 £434 +8.50% 12
Belfast - 13 £413 - 3
County Antrim - 13 £413 - 3
Lancashire +10 12 £325 - 3
West Midlands -9 12 £388 -7.73% 5
Berkshire +3 11 £365 -2.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £340 - 2
North East -31 10 £460 +26.02% 1
Edinburgh +22 9 £470 +4.44% 6
Tyne and Wear -38 9 £460 +26.02% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 7 £460 +26.02% 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £423 -
Northampton - 7 £423 -
West Lothian - 7 £325 -
Hertfordshire +1 6 £288 -42.50% 2
Bristol +1 6 £501 +33.46% 6
Lytham St Annes - 6 £436 -

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 724 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 366 (50.55%) SQL
3 337 (46.55%) Oracle
4 273 (37.71%) Java
5 222 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
6 214 (29.56%) SQL Server
7 194 (26.80%) Linux
8 160 (22.10%) Finance
9 144 (19.89%) JavaScript
10 138 (19.06%) Oracle Database
11 129 (17.82%) Unix
12 124 (17.13%) NoSQL
13 120 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
14 114 (15.75%) HTML
15 113 (15.61%) Python
16 107 (14.78%) Scrum
17 103 (14.23%) PostgreSQL
18 101 (13.95%) CSS
18 101 (13.95%) Hadoop
19 98 (13.54%) Spring
20 97 (13.40%) Big Data
21 95 (13.12%) OO
22 90 (12.43%) Banking
23 89 (12.29%) REST
24 86 (11.88%) Web Services
25 85 (11.74%) MySQL
26 84 (11.60%) Software Engineering
27 83 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
28 82 (11.33%) XML
28 82 (11.33%) Microsoft

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 69 (9.53%) Apache Spark
2 43 (5.94%) Apache
3 37 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.18%) WebLogic
5 22 (3.04%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.76%) Tuxedo
7 16 (2.21%) Apache Pig
7 16 (2.21%) SAS
8 15 (2.07%) JBoss
8 15 (2.07%) nginx
9 13 (1.80%) CMS
10 12 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.38%) Confluence
12 9 (1.24%) IIS
13 8 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.10%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.55%) Predix
Applications
1 41 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.93%) MS Office
3 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) GIMP
5 3 (0.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 16 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.83%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 5 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.55%) BASE24
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.14%) Magento
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.14%) Orchestrade
9 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.93%) SaaS
4 9 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.10%) GitHub
6 7 (0.97%) IaaS
6 7 (0.97%) PaaS
7 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.28%) Trello
12 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.01%) DNS
2 22 (3.04%) Internet
3 19 (2.62%) DHCP
4 16 (2.21%) HTTP
5 12 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.10%) LDAP
7 5 (0.69%) SAN
8 4 (0.55%) Firewall
8 4 (0.55%) FTP
8 4 (0.55%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.55%) SSH
8 4 (0.55%) VLAN
9 3 (0.41%) SSL
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.28%) IPsec
10 2 (0.28%) NX-OS
10 2 (0.28%) Telnet
11 1 (0.14%) NAS
11 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 724 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 214 (29.56%) SQL Server
3 138 (19.06%) Oracle Database
4 124 (17.13%) NoSQL
5 103 (14.23%) PostgreSQL
6 101 (13.95%) Hadoop
7 97 (13.40%) Big Data
8 85 (11.74%) MySQL
9 80 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
10 57 (7.87%) DB2
11 54 (7.46%) MongoDB
12 38 (5.25%) Apache Hive
12 38 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 36 (4.97%) HBase
14 32 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (3.45%) Flink
16 25 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 81 (11.19%) Git (software)
2 71 (9.81%) JUnit
3 63 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.11%) Maven
5 31 (4.28%) JIRA
6 20 (2.76%) Ant
7 18 (2.49%) Eclipse
7 18 (2.49%) Mockito
8 17 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
8 17 (2.35%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.07%) SonarQube
10 14 (1.93%) Selenium
10 14 (1.93%) Subversion
11 13 (1.80%) Hudson
11 13 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.66%) RSpec
13 11 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.38%) Gradle
15 9 (1.24%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.24%) IntelliJ
General
1 160 (22.10%) Finance
2 90 (12.43%) Banking
3 34 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.01%) Marketing
6 27 (3.73%) Front Office
7 20 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.07%) Retail
9 11 (1.52%) Games
10 10 (1.38%) Automotive
10 10 (1.38%) Billing
11 8 (1.10%) Law
12 5 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.55%) Legal
13 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.41%) Back Office
14 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 305 (42.13%) Developer
2 101 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 66 (9.12%) Architect
4 60 (8.29%) DBA
5 55 (7.60%) Consultant
6 46 (6.35%) Analyst
7 32 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
8 30 (4.14%) Scala Developer
9 29 (4.01%) Technical Leader
10 28 (3.87%) .NET Developer
10 28 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 28 (3.87%) SQL Developer
11 27 (3.73%) Administrator
12 25 (3.45%) Data Engineer
13 24 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.18%) Big Data Engineer
15 19 (2.62%) Data Architect
16 18 (2.49%) SQL DBA
17 17 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
17 17 (2.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (15.75%) HTML
2 101 (13.95%) CSS
3 98 (13.54%) Spring
4 89 (12.29%) REST
5 86 (11.88%) Web Services
6 82 (11.33%) XML
7 77 (10.64%) .NET
8 58 (8.01%) jQuery
9 57 (7.87%) AngularJS
9 57 (7.87%) SOAP
10 48 (6.63%) JSON
11 44 (6.08%) Hibernate
12 39 (5.39%) HTML5
13 38 (5.25%) JMS
14 34 (4.70%) Ajax
14 34 (4.70%) Middleware
15 32 (4.42%) ASP.NET
15 32 (4.42%) J2EE
15 32 (4.42%) Kafka
15 32 (4.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 120 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.66%) Data Integration
3 38 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (5.11%) Clustering
5 26 (3.59%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.18%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.76%) Replication
7 20 (2.76%) User Experience
8 19 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.62%) Statistics
9 17 (2.35%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.07%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.93%) Equities
12 10 (1.38%) Data Extraction
12 10 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.24%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.10%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.97%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 194 (26.80%) Linux
2 129 (17.82%) Unix
3 72 (9.94%) Windows
4 33 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.90%) AIX
6 20 (2.76%) Solaris
7 17 (2.35%) Android
7 17 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.83%) HPUX
10 5 (0.69%) CentOS
11 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.41%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.41%) Tru64
12 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (14.78%) Scrum
3 95 (13.12%) OO
4 84 (11.60%) Software Engineering
5 83 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (10.77%) Data Modelling
7 75 (10.36%) TDD
8 71 (9.81%) ETL
9 63 (8.70%) SDLC
10 62 (8.56%) MVC
11 54 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
12 50 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (6.91%) DevOps
13 48 (6.63%) Configuration Management
13 48 (6.63%) Unit Testing
14 45 (6.22%) Mentoring
15 44 (6.08%) Migration
16 43 (5.94%) Project Management
17 41 (5.66%) E-Commerce
18 40 (5.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 366 (50.55%) SQL
2 273 (37.71%) Java
3 144 (19.89%) JavaScript
4 113 (15.61%) Python
5 80 (11.05%) Perl
6 72 (9.94%) Scala
7 67 (9.25%) PL/SQL
8 66 (9.12%) C#
9 56 (7.73%) Shell Script
10 46 (6.35%) C++
10 46 (6.35%) Ruby
11 40 (5.52%) C
11 40 (5.52%) T-SQL
12 36 (4.97%) Bash Shell
13 35 (4.83%) R
14 21 (2.90%) COBOL
14 21 (2.90%) VB
15 15 (2.07%) PHP
16 11 (1.52%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 77 (10.64%) Degree
2 66 (9.12%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.21%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.52%) PhD
6 6 (0.83%) OCP
7 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.55%) ISEB
9 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.28%) MCITP
10 2 (0.28%) MCTS
10 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.14%) MCSE
11 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.42%) QA
2 25 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.38%) SLA
4 5 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.41%) FATCA
5 3 (0.41%) GCP
6 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 28 (3.87%) Virtual Servers
3 25 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (2.90%) Docker
6 9 (1.24%) HDFS
7 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.28%) KVM
9 2 (0.28%) NFS
9 2 (0.28%) SRDF
9 2 (0.28%) vSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) RACF
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 28 (3.87%) Puppet
2 22 (3.04%) Nagios
3 20 (2.76%) Ansible
3 20 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.93%) Hadoop YARN
5 13 (1.80%) Data Guard
5 13 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.38%) Control-M
6 10 (1.38%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.83%) Kibana
7 6 (0.83%) SCOM
8 5 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.69%) Mesos
9 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.55%) Oozie
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.41%) Ambari
10 3 (0.41%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.41%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 337 (46.55%) Oracle
2 82 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 78 (10.77%) Sybase
4 36 (4.97%) VMware
5 31 (4.28%) IBM
6 27 (3.73%) Adobe
6 27 (3.73%) SAP
7 25 (3.45%) Cloudera
8 24 (3.31%) Siemens
9 20 (2.76%) Micro Focus
9 20 (2.76%) Perforce
10 19 (2.62%) HP
11 18 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 17 (2.35%) Talend
13 14 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
13 14 (1.93%) Tableau
14 13 (1.80%) Informatica
14 13 (1.80%) TIBCO
15 12 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (1.52%) Hortonworks
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
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Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oriel Laboratories Limited
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago