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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 292 262 268
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 420 460 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.61% 3.62% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 304 254
Median daily rate £442 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.80 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.38% +25.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.56 £27.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.03 £118.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +29.00%

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
11635 12715 12091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.68% 23.08% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 8292 7694
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 175 204
Median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.33 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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 -21 348 £450 +12.50% 142
London -36 157 £513 +13.88% 71
Scotland +3 57 £400 +6.66% 10
South East -19 52 £425 +26.86% 19
West Midlands +23 42 £440 +3.41% 3
Glasgow +17 34 £400 +14.28% 7
City of London +18 23 £575 +9.52% 16
Birmingham +22 22 £435 +8.75% 1
Yorkshire +6 22 £450 +20.00% 7
North West -39 22 £318 -15.33% 18
Berkshire -9 19 £375 +11.94% 7
East of England -10 16 £325 +5.26% 8
Surrey -3 15 £444 +6.60% 3
South West +1 14 £388 +7.63% 10
East Midlands +9 13 £325 -6.46% 4
Hampshire +6 13 £513 +127.77% 6
Lancashire -5 13 £309 -17.66% 3
West Yorkshire -9 13 £475 +26.66% 4
Leeds -3 12 £475 +14.45% 3
Edinburgh -1 9 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire -2 9 £444 -1.38% 2
Solihull - 9 £440 -
North East -45 8 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear -45 7 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 7 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £325 -
Stirling +4 6 £550 +22.22%
Devon -2 6 £320 -17.41% 4
Manchester -10 6 £415 +90.80% 11
Gosport - 6 £575 -

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 775 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 413 (53.29%) Oracle
3 361 (46.58%) SQL
4 332 (42.84%) Java
5 256 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (32.65%) SQL Server
7 232 (29.94%) Oracle Database
8 205 (26.45%) Linux
9 162 (20.90%) Windows
10 158 (20.39%) Finance
11 147 (18.97%) .NET
11 147 (18.97%) C#
12 142 (18.32%) JavaScript
13 138 (17.81%) OO
14 136 (17.55%) HTML
15 132 (17.03%) XML
16 122 (15.74%) Unix
17 119 (15.35%) Web Services
18 118 (15.23%) Microsoft
19 112 (14.45%) SDLC
20 110 (14.19%) CSS
21 104 (13.42%) Scrum
22 103 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
23 100 (12.90%) PL/SQL
24 98 (12.65%) Spring
25 96 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
26 94 (12.13%) Perl
27 91 (11.74%) Jenkins
28 90 (11.61%) Data Modelling
29 86 (11.10%) ETL

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 63 (8.13%) WebLogic
2 34 (4.39%) JBoss
3 32 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.61%) IIS
5 23 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 23 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 20 (2.58%) Apache
7 18 (2.32%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.19%) Node.js
9 15 (1.94%) Tuxedo
10 10 (1.29%) SAS
11 7 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.77%) CMS
12 6 (0.77%) Liferay
12 6 (0.77%) nginx
12 6 (0.77%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 5 (0.65%) Drupal
13 5 (0.65%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.71%) MS Office
3 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) GIMP
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.55%) Endur
2 12 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.52%) Global One
7 3 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.26%) Maximo
8 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.03%) PaaS
3 8 (1.03%) SaaS
4 6 (0.77%) GitHub
4 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.65%) IaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.39%) Office 365
7 2 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.13%) Firebase
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.03%) HTTP
2 37 (4.77%) Internet
3 30 (3.87%) DNS
4 24 (3.10%) SSL
5 22 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.45%) DHCP
7 17 (2.19%) SAN
8 14 (1.81%) FTP
9 12 (1.55%) IPsec
10 11 (1.42%) Firewall
11 8 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (1.03%) VLAN
12 5 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.65%) LDAP
12 5 (0.65%) SMTP
13 4 (0.52%) FWSM
13 4 (0.52%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.39%) NAS
15 2 (0.26%) MPLS
15 2 (0.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 253 (32.65%) SQL Server
3 232 (29.94%) Oracle Database
4 73 (9.42%) MySQL
5 71 (9.16%) NoSQL
6 66 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (8.00%) DB2
8 58 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 51 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (5.94%) Hadoop
12 41 (5.29%) MongoDB
12 41 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 40 (5.16%) Big Data
13 40 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
14 32 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 29 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
17 25 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
18 22 (2.84%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 91 (11.74%) Jenkins
2 75 (9.68%) JUnit
3 65 (8.39%) Maven
4 57 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 54 (6.97%) Visual Studio
6 44 (5.68%) Eclipse
7 41 (5.29%) JIRA
8 36 (4.65%) Subversion
9 35 (4.52%) Ant
10 30 (3.87%) Oracle APEX
10 30 (3.87%) Oracle Forms
11 28 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (3.61%) Toad
12 23 (2.97%) Hudson
12 23 (2.97%) Selenium
13 17 (2.19%) WebDriver
14 16 (2.06%) ClearQuest
14 16 (2.06%) JBehave
15 13 (1.68%) ClearCase
15 13 (1.68%) PVCS
General
1 158 (20.39%) Finance
2 83 (10.71%) Banking
3 51 (6.58%) Front Office
4 32 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.84%) Marketing
7 17 (2.19%) Games
8 13 (1.68%) Legal
9 11 (1.42%) Back Office
9 11 (1.42%) Retail
10 6 (0.77%) Billing
11 5 (0.65%) Law
12 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.52%) German Language
13 3 (0.39%) Automotive
13 3 (0.39%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 403 (52.00%) Developer
2 144 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 81 (10.45%) DBA
4 73 (9.42%) Architect
5 66 (8.52%) Analyst
6 55 (7.10%) Senior Developer
7 45 (5.81%) .NET Developer
8 42 (5.42%) Oracle DBA
9 41 (5.29%) Administrator
10 36 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
11 28 (3.61%) SQL Developer
12 26 (3.35%) Agile Developer
13 24 (3.10%) Front Office Developer
14 23 (2.97%) C# Developer
14 23 (2.97%) C++ Developer
15 22 (2.84%) Business Developer
15 22 (2.84%) Consultant
16 21 (2.71%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.71%) Data Architect
17 20 (2.58%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (18.97%) .NET
2 136 (17.55%) HTML
3 132 (17.03%) XML
4 119 (15.35%) Web Services
5 110 (14.19%) CSS
6 98 (12.65%) Spring
7 67 (8.65%) JSON
8 61 (7.87%) Hibernate
9 59 (7.61%) SOAP
10 54 (6.97%) REST
11 46 (5.94%) JMS
12 40 (5.16%) RESTful
13 38 (4.90%) ASP.NET
13 38 (4.90%) J2EE
14 37 (4.77%) Java EE
15 33 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (4.26%) JPA
16 31 (4.00%) JSP
17 30 (3.87%) WPF
18 29 (3.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 38 (4.90%) N-Tier
4 33 (4.26%) Clustering
5 28 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.84%) Derivative
6 22 (2.84%) User Experience
7 21 (2.71%) Data Integration
7 21 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.58%) Equities
9 17 (2.19%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.19%) Reference Data
10 15 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
11 14 (1.81%) Replication
12 13 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.55%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.29%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.29%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 205 (26.45%) Linux
2 162 (20.90%) Windows
3 122 (15.74%) Unix
4 46 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (2.58%) Solaris
7 17 (2.19%) AIX
8 11 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (1.29%) Android
10 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.39%) CentOS
14 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (17.81%) OO
3 112 (14.45%) SDLC
4 104 (13.42%) Scrum
5 96 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
6 90 (11.61%) Data Modelling
7 86 (11.10%) ETL
8 77 (9.94%) Unit Testing
9 69 (8.90%) TDD
10 68 (8.77%) MVC
11 64 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
13 55 (7.10%) BDD
14 52 (6.71%) OOP
15 51 (6.58%) Software Engineering
16 49 (6.32%) Migration
17 47 (6.06%) Project Management
18 46 (5.94%) ITIL
18 46 (5.94%) OOD
19 45 (5.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 361 (46.58%) SQL
2 332 (42.84%) Java
3 147 (18.97%) C#
4 142 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 100 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 94 (12.13%) Perl
7 79 (10.19%) Python
8 69 (8.90%) C++
9 56 (7.23%) Shell Script
10 46 (5.94%) Bash Shell
11 44 (5.68%) T-SQL
12 41 (5.29%) VB
13 37 (4.77%) Ruby
14 34 (4.39%) C
14 34 (4.39%) Scala
15 24 (3.10%) COBOL
15 24 (3.10%) VB.NET
16 23 (2.97%) PowerShell
17 20 (2.58%) VC++
18 19 (2.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 66 (8.52%) Degree
3 57 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.13%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (2.45%) OCP
6 9 (1.16%) ISEB
6 9 (1.16%) OCA
6 9 (1.16%) OCAJ
7 7 (0.90%) CCNP
7 7 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.90%) OCPJP
7 7 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.77%) PMP
9 5 (0.65%) SAP Certification
9 5 (0.65%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.52%) CCNA
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.94%) QA
3 7 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (5.29%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.29%) Docker
5 6 (0.77%) HDFS
5 6 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.52%) vCloud
7 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
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%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.97%) Puppet
3 20 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (1.81%) Kibana
5 12 (1.55%) BladeLogic
5 12 (1.55%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.90%) Ansible
7 7 (0.90%) Control-M
7 7 (0.90%) TIBCO Hawk
8 6 (0.77%) Nagios
9 5 (0.65%) collectd
9 5 (0.65%) Foglight
9 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.65%) Legato
9 5 (0.65%) logstash
10 3 (0.39%) Graphite
10 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.39%) Opsview
10 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 413 (53.29%) Oracle
2 118 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 72 (9.29%) Sybase
4 40 (5.16%) IBM
4 40 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 31 (4.00%) VMware
6 15 (1.94%) Cloudera
6 15 (1.94%) Micro Focus
7 13 (1.68%) HP
7 13 (1.68%) Pega
7 13 (1.68%) SAP
8 12 (1.55%) OpenLink
8 12 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.42%) Informatica
10 10 (1.29%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.16%) Cisco
12 8 (1.03%) Citrix
13 7 (0.90%) Google
13 7 (0.90%) Talend
13 7 (0.90%) Veritas
Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 49k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £451.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Rate: Unspecified Plus company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Blackpool
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Reco Group
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago