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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 262 205 226
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +21
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 415 537 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.49% 4.54% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 325 295
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%

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
11908 11827 12278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.71% 22.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 7332 7010
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 197 322
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £44.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 -64 334 £425 -1.73% 145
London -59 178 £495 +2.27% 74
Scotland -15 59 £425 +17.56% 12
City of London -30 44 £475 -5.00% 40
North West +19 43 £375 +27.11% 11
South West +1 42 £384 +2.33% 8
Glasgow -15 39 £425 +21.42% 8
South East -19 20 £406 +8.33% 20
Yorkshire -12 18 £329 +2.73% 15
East of England -40 18 £379 -12.17% 7
South Wales +2 17 £255 -7.27% 1
Manchester -1 17 £400 +37.05% 6
Wales -8 17 £255 -7.27% 8
Gloucestershire 0 16 £434 +22.18% 1
Edinburgh -4 14 £460 - 1
West Yorkshire -5 13 £390 +20.00% 9
Hertfordshire -19 13 £391 -13.05% 3
Cardiff +2 11 £250 -9.09%
Bristol -11 10 £450 +28.57% 3
Cheshire +13 9 £375 +27.11% 3
Leeds -7 8 £408 +27.34% 7
West Midlands -22 7 £370 +52.57% 7
Chester - 7 £375 - 1
Dorset - 6 £350 - 2
East Midlands -8 5 £365 -1.84% 1
Wiltshire -10 5 £300 -53.84%
Cirencester - 5 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £110 - 1
North East - 4 £110 - 2
Swindon - 4 - -

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 821 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 475 (57.86%) Oracle
3 461 (56.15%) SQL
4 300 (36.54%) Java
5 250 (30.45%) SQL Server
6 247 (30.09%) Linux
7 243 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
8 236 (28.75%) Finance
9 213 (25.94%) UNIX
10 210 (25.58%) Oracle Database
11 206 (25.09%) JavaScript
12 187 (22.78%) HTML
13 175 (21.32%) XML
14 135 (16.44%) Windows
15 130 (15.83%) CSS
15 130 (15.83%) Banking
16 123 (14.98%) Web Services
17 113 (13.76%) Data Warehouse
18 111 (13.52%) OO
19 110 (13.40%) Data Modelling
20 108 (13.15%) TDD
21 104 (12.67%) Spring
21 104 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
22 101 (12.30%) Perl
23 99 (12.06%) Hibernate
24 98 (11.94%) .NET
24 98 (11.94%) ETL
25 96 (11.69%) Sybase
25 96 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
26 95 (11.57%) MySQL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 61 (7.43%) Apache
2 57 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 37 (4.51%) WebSphere
4 34 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 29 (3.53%) CMS
6 28 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 26 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (2.31%) MQSeries
9 16 (1.95%) IIS
10 13 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.10%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.85%) Confluence
15 6 (0.73%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.73%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
16 5 (0.61%) OpenROAD
16 5 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.49%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.73%) Tridion
2 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.37%) Shopify
4 3 (0.37%) Endur
4 3 (0.37%) Magento
4 3 (0.37%) Agresso
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.37%) GitHub
5 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.12%) Route 53
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.41%) Internet
2 21 (2.56%) HTTP
3 16 (1.95%) SAN
4 15 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.71%) DNS
6 10 (1.22%) LDAP
7 6 (0.73%) DHCP
7 6 (0.73%) Firewall
7 6 (0.73%) SSH
8 5 (0.61%) WAN
8 5 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.61%) SSL
9 4 (0.49%) LAN
9 4 (0.49%) Intranet
9 4 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.37%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.24%) AMQP
12 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.12%) Extranet
12 1 (0.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 821 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 250 (30.45%) SQL Server
3 210 (25.58%) Oracle Database
4 113 (13.76%) Data Warehouse
5 95 (11.57%) MySQL
6 83 (10.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 82 (9.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 68 (8.28%) DB2
10 65 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 56 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 53 (6.46%) NoSQL
13 48 (5.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 30 (3.65%) Hadoop
15 27 (3.29%) MongoDB
15 27 (3.29%) Big Data
16 26 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
17 25 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (2.80%) Sybase ASE
19 21 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (8.04%) Maven
2 52 (6.33%) Subversion
3 44 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.36%) Ant
4 43 (5.24%) Eclipse
5 40 (4.87%) JUnit
6 39 (4.75%) Selenium
7 29 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 25 (3.05%) JIRA
9 21 (2.56%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.95%) jMock
10 16 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.71%) IntelliJ
11 14 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (1.58%) Mockito
13 12 (1.46%) Toad
14 11 (1.34%) Log4j
15 10 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (1.10%) NUnit
16 9 (1.10%) ClearCase
General
1 236 (28.75%) Finance
2 130 (15.83%) Banking
3 53 (6.46%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.24%) Retail
5 29 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 27 (3.29%) Marketing
7 18 (2.19%) Front Office
8 11 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.97%) Games
10 6 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.73%) Back Office
11 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.49%) Electronics
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Automotive
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 414 (50.43%) Developer
2 153 (18.64%) Java Developer
3 93 (11.33%) DBA
4 85 (10.35%) Architect
5 68 (8.28%) Analyst
6 45 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 42 (5.12%) Consultant
8 35 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
8 35 (4.26%) Administrator
8 35 (4.26%) SQL DBA
9 31 (3.78%) C++ Developer
10 29 (3.53%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.05%) Data Analyst
11 25 (3.05%) SQL Developer
12 23 (2.80%) Data Architect
13 22 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
14 19 (2.31%) C# Developer
15 18 (2.19%) Sybase DBA
16 17 (2.07%) Programmer
16 17 (2.07%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (22.78%) HTML
2 175 (21.32%) XML
3 130 (15.83%) CSS
4 123 (14.98%) Web Services
5 104 (12.67%) Spring
6 99 (12.06%) Hibernate
7 98 (11.94%) .NET
8 83 (10.11%) JSP
9 64 (7.80%) J2EE
9 64 (7.80%) jQuery
10 60 (7.31%) JDBC
11 57 (6.94%) Servlets
12 56 (6.82%) ASP.NET
13 52 (6.33%) JSON
14 50 (6.09%) Ajax
15 46 (5.60%) JMS
16 43 (5.24%) XSLT
17 40 (4.87%) SOAP
18 39 (4.75%) REST
19 36 (4.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.75%) Replication
3 36 (4.38%) User Experience
4 34 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.02%) Open Source
6 30 (3.65%) Clustering
7 21 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 17 (2.07%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.58%) Wiki
10 13 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.46%) Derivative
11 12 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.34%) Web 2.0
12 11 (1.34%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 247 (30.09%) Linux
2 213 (25.94%) UNIX
3 135 (16.44%) Windows
4 46 (5.60%) Solaris
5 35 (4.26%) AIX
6 28 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.58%) HPUX
7 13 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.10%) Android
8 9 (1.10%) VMS
9 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.61%) CentOS
11 4 (0.49%) Fedora
11 4 (0.49%) OpenVMS
11 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (13.52%) OO
3 110 (13.40%) Data Modelling
4 108 (13.15%) TDD
5 104 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (11.94%) ETL
7 89 (10.84%) Scrum
8 86 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
9 59 (7.19%) SOA
10 57 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (6.82%) Migration
12 55 (6.70%) Unit Testing
13 51 (6.21%) MVC
14 48 (5.85%) UML
15 46 (5.60%) Mentoring
16 44 (5.36%) Configuration Management
16 44 (5.36%) Content Management
17 41 (4.99%) ITIL
17 41 (4.99%) E-Commerce
18 36 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 461 (56.15%) SQL
2 300 (36.54%) Java
3 206 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 101 (12.30%) Perl
5 91 (11.08%) PL/SQL
6 86 (10.48%) C#
7 78 (9.50%) Shell Script
8 64 (7.80%) Python
9 41 (4.99%) C++
10 38 (4.63%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.41%) PHP
12 27 (3.29%) C
13 25 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 17 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.95%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.83%) VBA
17 14 (1.71%) XPath
18 11 (1.34%) VBScript
19 10 (1.22%) Ruby
20 9 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (11.21%) Degree
2 39 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.97%) ISEB
7 7 (0.85%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.73%) CCNA
8 6 (0.73%) MCITP
8 6 (0.73%) OCP
8 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.73%) MCSE
9 5 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.49%) CCNP
11 3 (0.37%) MCT
11 3 (0.37%) MCSA
11 3 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.07%) QA
2 11 (1.34%) SLA
3 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.24%) Basel III
4 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
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 61 (7.43%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (3.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (1.83%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.85%) Shibboleth
5 6 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.61%) NFS
6 5 (0.61%) NDS
7 3 (0.37%) RHEV
7 3 (0.37%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.24%) SRDF
9 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 34 (4.14%) Data Guard
2 15 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (1.58%) Puppet
4 12 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.10%) Control-M
6 8 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.85%) SCOM
8 4 (0.49%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.37%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.37%) Ansible
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.24%) Salt
10 2 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.24%) MOM
11 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 475 (57.86%) Oracle
2 96 (11.69%) Sybase
3 80 (9.74%) Microsoft
4 50 (6.09%) IBM
5 36 (4.38%) Red Hat
6 35 (4.26%) JBoss
7 29 (3.53%) Informatica
8 27 (3.29%) Business Objects
8 27 (3.29%) HP
9 24 (2.92%) Sun
10 23 (2.80%) SAP
10 23 (2.80%) Cognos
11 18 (2.19%) BMC
12 17 (2.07%) TIBCO
13 16 (1.95%) VMware
14 12 (1.46%) FatWire
14 12 (1.46%) Interwoven
14 12 (1.46%) Cisco
14 12 (1.46%) Tableau
15 10 (1.22%) Talend
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Jumar
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £220.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £550 - 600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago