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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 274 251 213
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -38
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 445 433 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.79% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 3.70% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 238 280
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £42.97 £34.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.53% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £34.50 £34.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.53 £34.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.97 £34.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+24.53% -19.76%

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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 -8 382 £450 +19.20% 164
London +28 227 £500 +11.11% 67
City of London +17 74 £525 +10.52% 23
Scotland -9 50 £375 -3.22% 12
South East 0 47 £335 -4.28% 27
Glasgow +7 31 £375 -1.63% 8
East of England +2 27 £343 -2.14% 11
South West -18 22 £450 +28.57% 22
North West -31 21 £382 +13.11% 14
Hertfordshire +7 20 £310 -11.42% 5
West Midlands -3 18 £423 +37.39% 5
Surrey +6 15 £374 -28.12% 4
Hampshire +4 14 £215 -53.51% 3
Yorkshire -25 13 £415 +15.27% 10
West Yorkshire -23 11 £415 +9.21% 8
Welwyn Garden City - 11 £310 -
Berkshire +7 10 £335 -4.28% 11
Warwickshire +5 9 £425 +70.00%
Lancashire +13 8 £382 - 5
Edinburgh -17 8 £368 -10.90% 4
South Wales -7 7 £325 +30.00% 1
Wales -12 7 £325 +30.00% 1
Leeds -21 7 £415 -6.53% 5
Bristol -1 6 £450 - 9
Warwick -2 6 £427 +35.55%
Devon - 6 £438 - 6
Staines +2 5 - -
East Midlands -3 5 £488 +42.03% 5
Stirling - 5 - -
Blackpool - 5 £375 - 1

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 922 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 544 (59.00%) SQL
3 513 (55.64%) Oracle
4 365 (39.59%) Java
5 277 (30.04%) Linux
6 252 (27.33%) SQL Server
7 226 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
8 224 (24.30%) Finance
9 219 (23.75%) UNIX
10 206 (22.34%) Oracle Database
11 157 (17.03%) JavaScript
12 153 (16.59%) SDLC
13 148 (16.05%) Banking
14 144 (15.62%) Windows
15 141 (15.29%) XML
16 140 (15.18%) Perl
17 133 (14.43%) HTML
17 133 (14.43%) OO
18 129 (13.99%) ETL
19 126 (13.67%) Web Services
20 119 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
21 116 (12.58%) Microsoft
22 115 (12.47%) Python
23 113 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
23 113 (12.26%) MySQL
24 109 (11.82%) Sybase
25 105 (11.39%) Migration
26 101 (10.95%) TDD
27 98 (10.63%) .NET
28 96 (10.41%) Data Modelling

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (4.99%) Tomcat
2 38 (4.12%) Apache
3 37 (4.01%) JBoss
4 36 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 34 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 28 (3.04%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.28%) IIS
7 21 (2.28%) SAS
8 12 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.19%) ColdFusion
10 10 (1.08%) CMS
10 10 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (1.08%) Node.js
10 10 (1.08%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.98%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.98%) nginx
12 8 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 82 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.36%) MS Office
3 17 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.76%) SPSS
5 6 (0.65%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.08%) Maximo
3 7 (0.76%) Tridion
3 7 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.33%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.33%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.33%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.22%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.22%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.22%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.41%) SaaS
2 13 (1.41%) PaaS
2 13 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 7 (0.76%) Route 53
3 7 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (0.54%) Heroku
5 3 (0.33%) Engine Yard
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.31%) Internet
2 35 (3.80%) HTTP
3 31 (3.36%) SAN
4 28 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 28 (3.04%) DNS
5 21 (2.28%) FTP
6 19 (2.06%) Firewall
7 16 (1.74%) SSL
7 16 (1.74%) NAS
8 14 (1.52%) SNMP
9 11 (1.19%) DHCP
10 8 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.76%) VLAN
11 7 (0.76%) SSH
12 6 (0.65%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.54%) SMTP
13 5 (0.54%) Intranet
13 5 (0.54%) IPsec
14 3 (0.33%) LDAP
14 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 252 (27.33%) SQL Server
3 206 (22.34%) Oracle Database
4 113 (12.26%) MySQL
4 113 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
5 90 (9.76%) DB2
6 89 (9.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 65 (7.05%) NoSQL
10 59 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (5.75%) Big Data
12 48 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 42 (4.56%) MongoDB
14 41 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
16 27 (2.93%) Hadoop
17 26 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
18 24 (2.60%) Informix
19 21 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (5.31%) JUnit
2 43 (4.66%) JIRA
3 38 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 37 (4.01%) Subversion
4 37 (4.01%) Git (software)
5 32 (3.47%) Eclipse
6 31 (3.36%) Maven
7 29 (3.15%) jMock
8 25 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.60%) Ant
10 20 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
10 20 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
11 18 (1.95%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.95%) Selenium
12 16 (1.74%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.52%) ERwin
14 12 (1.30%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.19%) ClearCase
15 11 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 224 (24.30%) Finance
2 148 (16.05%) Banking
3 78 (8.46%) Investment Banking
4 47 (5.10%) Front Office
5 42 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.25%) Marketing
7 26 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 22 (2.39%) Retail
9 18 (1.95%) Legal
10 14 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.76%) Back Office
12 4 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.43%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
14 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 392 (42.52%) Developer
2 136 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 117 (12.69%) Analyst
4 98 (10.63%) Architect
5 73 (7.92%) DBA
6 44 (4.77%) Programmer
7 43 (4.66%) Senior Developer
8 41 (4.45%) Analyst Programmer
9 39 (4.23%) SQL Developer
10 38 (4.12%) Consultant
11 36 (3.90%) Java Programmer
12 34 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (3.69%) C++ Developer
13 33 (3.58%) Oracle DBA
13 33 (3.58%) Java Analyst Programmer
14 32 (3.47%) Administrator
15 29 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
16 27 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
16 27 (2.93%) Business Analyst
17 26 (2.82%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (15.29%) XML
2 133 (14.43%) HTML
3 126 (13.67%) Web Services
4 98 (10.63%) .NET
5 91 (9.87%) CSS
6 87 (9.44%) Spring
7 79 (8.57%) Hibernate
8 60 (6.51%) SOAP
9 58 (6.29%) J2EE
10 55 (5.97%) JMS
11 51 (5.53%) JSON
12 47 (5.10%) J2SE
13 46 (4.99%) REST
14 45 (4.88%) JSP
15 38 (4.12%) Middleware
16 34 (3.69%) Servlets
17 28 (3.04%) JDBC
17 28 (3.04%) STL
17 28 (3.04%) WCF
18 27 (2.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 35 (3.80%) Derivative
5 33 (3.58%) Replication
6 32 (3.47%) Clustering
6 32 (3.47%) Data Integration
7 27 (2.93%) Data Structures
8 25 (2.71%) Fixed Income
9 23 (2.49%) Equities
10 22 (2.39%) NHS
11 20 (2.17%) GIS
12 19 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (2.06%) Data Conversion
13 17 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (1.84%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.41%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.41%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.41%) User Experience
14 13 (1.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 277 (30.04%) Linux
2 219 (23.75%) UNIX
3 144 (15.62%) Windows
4 47 (5.10%) Solaris
5 39 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.39%) AIX
7 19 (2.06%) VME
8 14 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.98%) CentOS
9 9 (0.98%) Android
9 9 (0.98%) HPUX
10 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.76%) FreeBSD
11 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.22%) SUSE
13 2 (0.22%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (16.59%) SDLC
3 133 (14.43%) OO
4 129 (13.99%) ETL
5 105 (11.39%) Migration
6 101 (10.95%) TDD
7 96 (10.41%) Data Modelling
8 85 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
9 82 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
11 69 (7.48%) Scrum
12 66 (7.16%) SOA
13 63 (6.83%) DevOps
14 58 (6.29%) Multithreading
15 55 (5.97%) Software Engineering
16 51 (5.53%) Configuration Management
17 50 (5.42%) OOD
18 49 (5.31%) Open Source
19 48 (5.21%) Unit Testing
20 47 (5.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 544 (59.00%) SQL
2 365 (39.59%) Java
3 157 (17.03%) JavaScript
4 140 (15.18%) Perl
5 115 (12.47%) Python
6 92 (9.98%) PL/SQL
7 79 (8.57%) C#
7 79 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 63 (6.83%) T-SQL
9 57 (6.18%) C++
10 40 (4.34%) VBA
11 36 (3.90%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 31 (3.36%) Ruby
13 30 (3.25%) Korn
13 30 (3.25%) PHP
14 25 (2.71%) C
15 24 (2.60%) VB
16 23 (2.49%) Scala
17 19 (2.06%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 76 (8.24%) Degree
2 41 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.65%) OCP
6 5 (0.54%) OCA
6 5 (0.54%) OCAJ
7 3 (0.33%) PMP
7 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.33%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.22%) CFA
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.34%) QA
2 25 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.52%) SLA
4 6 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.30%) Apache Flume
5 11 (1.19%) HDFS
6 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.76%) vSphere
8 5 (0.54%) Docker
9 4 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.33%) vCloud
10 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.22%) Samba
11 2 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 40 (4.34%) Puppet
2 26 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.74%) Data Guard
4 15 (1.63%) Nagios
5 14 (1.52%) Salt
6 12 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (1.19%) Cacti
8 10 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.98%) Control-M
9 9 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.98%) Ansible
10 7 (0.76%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.76%) Opsview
10 7 (0.76%) Graphite
10 7 (0.76%) Oozie
10 7 (0.76%) WMI
10 7 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.65%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 513 (55.64%) Oracle
2 116 (12.58%) Microsoft
3 109 (11.82%) Sybase
4 80 (8.68%) IBM
5 44 (4.77%) Red Hat
5 44 (4.77%) VMware
6 30 (3.25%) Informatica
7 22 (2.39%) Sun
8 21 (2.28%) SAP
9 20 (2.17%) Talend
10 17 (1.84%) Cognos
11 15 (1.63%) HP
12 13 (1.41%) Citrix
12 13 (1.41%) Veritas
13 11 (1.19%) Adobe
13 11 (1.19%) Cisco
13 11 (1.19%) Remedy
14 10 (1.08%) ESRI
14 10 (1.08%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.98%) Splunk
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Rate: 200-240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
Rate: £25,050 and £29,937 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council
Rate: From £25,050 to £29,937 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
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Liverpool
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