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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 254 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +3
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 459 541 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.03% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.86% 4.53% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 351 330
Average daily rate
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£413 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.75 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.64% +57.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £52.75 £33.43
% change year-on-year
-33.64% +57.79%

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
11906 11930 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.70% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7754 7342 6813
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 234 318
Average hourly rate £31.20 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -68 375 £413 -8.33% 130
London -71 200 £450 -10.00% 54
City of London -32 50 £401 -19.90% 18
Scotland -22 49 £425 +28.78% 14
South West -7 42 £375 - 10
North West -1 37 £375 +27.11% 14
South East -23 36 £343 -8.66% 25
Wales +3 31 £363 +9.02%
Glasgow -21 30 £425 +28.78% 3
Yorkshire -11 23 £338 +7.14% 7
East of England -16 20 £403 +25.78% 9
West Yorkshire -8 18 £408 +25.38% 6
Hertfordshire -8 16 £400 -11.11% 5
Manchester -5 14 £548 +88.40% 6
Leeds -7 14 £408 +25.38% 5
Berkshire +9 12 £310 -43.11% 6
Gloucestershire -3 12 £393 +10.56% 4
Edinburgh -2 11 £460 +50.08% 4
South Wales -4 11 £344 +13.16%
Bristol -18 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Cheshire +10 9 £375 +27.11% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 9 £360 - 1
North East -35 9 £360 - 1
Tyne and Wear -36 9 £360 - 1
Dorset +5 8 £375 -11.76% 4
Wiltshire - 7 £300 - 1
Chester - 7 £375 - 3
Lancashire - 6 £213 - 3
West Midlands -13 5 £565 +53.22% 7
Cirencester - 5 £475 - 2

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 866 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 505 (58.31%) SQL
3 485 (56.00%) Oracle
4 332 (38.34%) Java
5 266 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
6 260 (30.02%) SQL Server
7 258 (29.79%) Linux
8 231 (26.67%) Finance
9 226 (26.10%) JavaScript
10 217 (25.06%) UNIX
11 205 (23.67%) Oracle Database
12 201 (23.21%) HTML
13 163 (18.82%) XML
14 147 (16.97%) CSS
15 146 (16.86%) Windows
16 138 (15.94%) Web Services
16 138 (15.94%) Banking
17 137 (15.82%) TDD
18 134 (15.47%) Spring
19 121 (13.97%) Scrum
19 121 (13.97%) Data Modelling
20 119 (13.74%) MySQL
21 114 (13.16%) OO
22 111 (12.82%) Hibernate
23 108 (12.47%) Perl
24 107 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
25 99 (11.43%) Sybase
25 99 (11.43%) JSP
26 97 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
26 97 (11.20%) Analytical Skills

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 86 (9.93%) Tomcat
2 81 (9.35%) Apache
3 48 (5.54%) JBoss
4 38 (4.39%) WebLogic
4 38 (4.39%) WebSphere
5 34 (3.93%) CMS
6 27 (3.12%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.85%) IIS
9 14 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (1.27%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.92%) NetWeaver
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.92%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.81%) nginx
12 7 (0.81%) SAS
13 6 (0.69%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 39 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.39%) MS Office
3 6 (0.69%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.46%) SPSS
6 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.92%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.35%) Shopify
7 3 (0.35%) Magento
7 3 (0.35%) Agresso
8 2 (0.23%) Endur
8 2 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.12%) Tridion
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.50%) GitHub
2 12 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.69%) PaaS
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.35%) Route 53
7 2 (0.23%) SaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.46%) HTTP
2 20 (2.31%) DNS
3 19 (2.19%) Internet
4 15 (1.73%) SAN
5 13 (1.50%) AMQP
6 10 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 10 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.04%) LDAP
8 8 (0.92%) DHCP
8 8 (0.92%) SSL
8 8 (0.92%) SSH
9 7 (0.81%) Firewall
10 6 (0.69%) WAN
11 5 (0.58%) LAN
11 5 (0.58%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.46%) Intranet
12 4 (0.46%) Broadband
13 3 (0.35%) SMTP
13 3 (0.35%) FTP
13 3 (0.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 866 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 260 (30.02%) SQL Server
3 205 (23.67%) Oracle Database
4 119 (13.74%) MySQL
5 107 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
6 90 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (9.12%) DB2
9 77 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 72 (8.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 69 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 61 (7.04%) NoSQL
13 50 (5.77%) MongoDB
14 48 (5.54%) Oracle Database 10g
15 47 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (4.04%) Big Data
17 29 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (3.35%) Hadoop
18 25 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
19 21 (2.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 74 (8.55%) Maven
2 54 (6.24%) Git (software)
3 51 (5.89%) Subversion
4 47 (5.43%) Ant
5 46 (5.31%) Eclipse
6 43 (4.97%) Selenium
7 40 (4.62%) JUnit
7 40 (4.62%) Jenkins
8 27 (3.12%) JIRA
9 22 (2.54%) jMock
10 21 (2.42%) Mockito
11 20 (2.31%) IntelliJ
12 16 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (1.50%) ClearCase
15 9 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
15 9 (1.04%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.04%) SoapUI
16 8 (0.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 231 (26.67%) Finance
2 138 (15.94%) Banking
3 56 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 39 (4.50%) Retail
5 37 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 34 (3.93%) Marketing
7 21 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.73%) Front Office
9 9 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.81%) Games
11 6 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.58%) Back Office
12 5 (0.58%) Electronics
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (50.92%) Developer
2 173 (19.98%) Java Developer
3 102 (11.78%) DBA
4 82 (9.47%) Analyst
5 80 (9.24%) Architect
6 48 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 46 (5.31%) Consultant
8 41 (4.73%) SQL DBA
9 39 (4.50%) Administrator
10 37 (4.27%) Data Analyst
11 35 (4.04%) Oracle DBA
12 30 (3.46%) SQL Developer
13 28 (3.23%) .NET Developer
14 27 (3.12%) C++ Developer
15 23 (2.66%) Agile Java Developer
16 22 (2.54%) Oracle Developer
17 20 (2.31%) Data Architect
18 17 (1.96%) C# Developer
18 17 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
19 16 (1.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (23.21%) HTML
2 163 (18.82%) XML
3 147 (16.97%) CSS
4 138 (15.94%) Web Services
5 134 (15.47%) Spring
6 111 (12.82%) Hibernate
7 99 (11.43%) JSP
8 89 (10.28%) .NET
9 73 (8.43%) JSON
10 71 (8.20%) SOAP
11 67 (7.74%) JDBC
12 65 (7.51%) jQuery
13 60 (6.93%) REST
14 59 (6.81%) J2EE
15 55 (6.35%) Ajax
16 52 (6.00%) Servlets
17 46 (5.31%) ASP.NET
18 39 (4.50%) JMS
19 30 (3.46%) XSLT
19 30 (3.46%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.77%) Open Source
2 50 (5.77%) Replication
3 37 (4.27%) User Experience
4 35 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.70%) Clustering
6 29 (3.35%) Client/Server
7 27 (3.12%) Data Integration
8 22 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.96%) Wiki
11 15 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.62%) Derivative
13 13 (1.50%) Fixed Income
13 13 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.27%) Statistics
15 9 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.04%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 258 (29.79%) Linux
2 217 (25.06%) UNIX
3 146 (16.86%) Windows
4 42 (4.85%) AIX
5 36 (4.16%) Solaris
6 31 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.39%) Android
9 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.27%) VMS
10 10 (1.15%) CentOS
11 6 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.69%) HPUX
12 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.46%) OpenVMS
13 4 (0.46%) SUSE
14 3 (0.35%) Fedora
14 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (15.82%) TDD
3 121 (13.97%) Scrum
3 121 (13.97%) Data Modelling
4 114 (13.16%) OO
5 97 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
6 94 (10.85%) ETL
7 91 (10.51%) Performance Tuning
8 81 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (8.55%) Migration
10 70 (8.08%) MVC
10 70 (8.08%) SOA
11 64 (7.39%) Configuration Management
12 62 (7.16%) Unit Testing
13 49 (5.66%) Mentoring
14 43 (4.97%) Web Development
14 43 (4.97%) UML
15 42 (4.85%) E-Commerce
16 41 (4.73%) BDD
17 39 (4.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 505 (58.31%) SQL
2 332 (38.34%) Java
3 226 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 108 (12.47%) Perl
5 90 (10.39%) PL/SQL
6 75 (8.66%) Python
7 74 (8.55%) C#
8 69 (7.97%) Shell Script
9 44 (5.08%) C++
10 40 (4.62%) T-SQL
11 31 (3.58%) PHP
12 22 (2.54%) C
13 20 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.85%) VBA
15 14 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.62%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.39%) Ruby
16 12 (1.39%) Korn
17 8 (0.92%) VB
18 7 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (9.47%) Degree
2 56 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.81%) MCITP
7 7 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.81%) CCNA
8 6 (0.69%) ISEB
8 6 (0.69%) MCSE
8 6 (0.69%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.58%) OCP
9 5 (0.58%) CCNP
10 3 (0.35%) MCT
10 3 (0.35%) MCSA
10 3 (0.35%) MCTS
10 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.23%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.42%) QA
2 11 (1.27%) SLA
3 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) COREP
5 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 56 (6.47%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (3.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (1.15%) Shibboleth
6 9 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.81%) Firmware
7 7 (0.81%) NFS
8 5 (0.58%) RHEV
9 3 (0.35%) HDFS
10 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.23%) NDS
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.12%) SRDF
11 1 (0.12%) vSphere
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 25 (2.89%) Puppet
3 18 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.35%) Control-M
7 3 (0.35%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.35%) Ansible
7 3 (0.35%) Salt
8 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 485 (56.00%) Oracle
2 99 (11.43%) Sybase
3 77 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 54 (6.24%) IBM
5 31 (3.58%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.46%) Informatica
6 30 (3.46%) Business Objects
6 30 (3.46%) HP
7 25 (2.89%) Sun
8 23 (2.66%) Cognos
9 22 (2.54%) SAP
10 17 (1.96%) VMware
11 15 (1.73%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.50%) FatWire
12 13 (1.50%) Tableau
13 12 (1.39%) BMC
14 10 (1.15%) Sitecore
15 9 (1.04%) Google
15 9 (1.04%) Netezza
15 9 (1.04%) Teradata
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Mind
Rate: £43,012 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EDT Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Syntax Consultancy
Rate: Per Day (neg)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago