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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK
Rank 273 360 261
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -99
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 357 289 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 2.54% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 196 297
Median daily rate £463 £424 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
9975 11378 11123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.24% 22.77% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6666 7649 7244
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 223 166
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +54 287 £500 +14.28% 87
London +37 168 £525 - 36
South East +33 42 £463 +17.83% 11
Scotland +31 37 £325 +1.56% 3
City of London -16 24 £538 +2.38% 5
Hampshire +26 20 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +17 18 £410 -8.49% 5
Edinburgh +31 17 £365 -18.88%
Berkshire +27 16 £405 +8.00% 3
Derbyshire +8 14 £400 -14.89% 1
Derby +11 13 £356 -24.20% 1
Glasgow +12 12 £375 +57.89% 3
North West +29 10 £319 -1.92% 15
South Wales +17 10 £185 +5.85% 1
Wales +13 10 £185 +5.85% 1
Northern Ireland - 10 £413 -
Cardiff +17 9 £185 +5.85%
East of England +8 9 £550 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire +7 9 £371 -12.76% 8
West Midlands -10 9 £388 -1.89% 1
North East -16 9 £460 +26.89%
Tyne and Wear -21 9 £460 +26.89%
South West -23 9 £434 +8.50% 6
County Antrim - 9 £413 -
Belfast - 9 £413 -
West Yorkshire +10 8 £388 -8.82% 5
Leeds +6 8 £388 -8.82% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 7 £460 +26.89%
Bracknell - 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £550 +37.50%

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 664 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 349 (52.56%) SQL
3 303 (45.63%) Oracle
4 237 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (34.49%) Java
6 200 (30.12%) SQL Server
7 164 (24.70%) Linux
8 163 (24.55%) Finance
9 130 (19.58%) JavaScript
10 120 (18.07%) NoSQL
11 119 (17.92%) Python
12 106 (15.96%) Oracle Database
13 105 (15.81%) Big Data
13 105 (15.81%) Scrum
14 101 (15.21%) Unix
15 99 (14.91%) HTML
15 99 (14.91%) PostgreSQL
15 99 (14.91%) Hadoop
16 98 (14.76%) Banking
17 94 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
18 89 (13.40%) XML
19 86 (12.95%) MySQL
20 85 (12.80%) Spring
21 84 (12.65%) CSS
22 81 (12.20%) OO
23 79 (11.90%) .NET
24 77 (11.60%) Data Modelling
24 77 (11.60%) TDD
25 76 (11.45%) Git (software)
26 75 (11.30%) Scala

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 71 (10.69%) Apache Spark
2 47 (7.08%) Apache
3 36 (5.42%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 17 (2.56%) JBoss
5 17 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.26%) IIS
7 14 (2.11%) Confluence
7 14 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 13 (1.96%) nginx
8 13 (1.96%) SAS
9 12 (1.81%) CMS
9 12 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.36%) Predix
11 8 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.90%) Tuxedo
13 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.36%) MS Office
3 7 (1.05%) SPSS
4 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) GIMP
6 2 (0.30%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 25 (3.77%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.90%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.60%) BASE24
5 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.51%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (1.20%) GitHub
6 7 (1.05%) SaaS
7 6 (0.90%) IaaS
7 6 (0.90%) PaaS
8 5 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.60%) Route 53
10 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.07%) DNS
2 21 (3.16%) Internet
3 19 (2.86%) HTTP
4 17 (2.56%) DHCP
5 13 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.36%) LDAP
7 7 (1.05%) SSL
8 6 (0.90%) FTP
9 5 (0.75%) Firewall
10 4 (0.60%) IPsec
10 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.60%) SSH
11 3 (0.45%) SAN
12 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.30%) Network Security
12 2 (0.30%) NX-OS
12 2 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.30%) Telnet
13 1 (0.15%) ATM
13 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 664 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 200 (30.12%) SQL Server
3 120 (18.07%) NoSQL
4 106 (15.96%) Oracle Database
5 105 (15.81%) Big Data
6 99 (14.91%) Hadoop
6 99 (14.91%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (12.95%) MySQL
8 66 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (7.83%) DB2
10 47 (7.08%) MongoDB
11 37 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (5.57%) Apache Hive
12 35 (5.27%) HBase
13 34 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (4.07%) Flink
16 26 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.73%) Jenkins
3 50 (7.53%) JUnit
4 41 (6.17%) JIRA
5 28 (4.22%) Maven
6 20 (3.01%) Subversion
7 19 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 18 (2.71%) Selenium
9 17 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (2.41%) Mockito
11 13 (1.96%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.81%) Ant
13 11 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (1.51%) SonarQube
15 9 (1.36%) Hudson
15 9 (1.36%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.20%) Gradle
16 8 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 163 (24.55%) Finance
2 98 (14.76%) Banking
3 31 (4.67%) Front Office
4 26 (3.92%) Marketing
5 25 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.01%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.86%) Law
7 19 (2.86%) Retail
8 15 (2.26%) Automotive
9 11 (1.66%) Billing
10 9 (1.36%) Games
10 9 (1.36%) Legal
11 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.75%) International Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Back Office
13 3 (0.45%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 281 (42.32%) Developer
2 96 (14.46%) Java Developer
3 60 (9.04%) Consultant
4 55 (8.28%) Architect
5 51 (7.68%) DBA
6 41 (6.17%) Analyst
7 32 (4.82%) Data Engineer
8 30 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 29 (4.37%) Scala Developer
9 29 (4.37%) SQL Developer
10 27 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.61%) Big Data Engineer
11 24 (3.61%) Oracle DBA
12 23 (3.46%) Administrator
13 19 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.71%) SQL DBA
15 17 (2.56%) Sybase DBA
16 16 (2.41%) Data Architect
17 14 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (14.91%) HTML
2 89 (13.40%) XML
3 85 (12.80%) Spring
4 84 (12.65%) CSS
5 79 (11.90%) .NET
6 71 (10.69%) Web Services
7 68 (10.24%) REST
8 65 (9.79%) jQuery
9 56 (8.43%) SOAP
10 48 (7.23%) Middleware
11 46 (6.93%) AngularJS
12 41 (6.17%) Hibernate
12 41 (6.17%) Kafka
13 39 (5.87%) JSON
14 37 (5.57%) JMS
15 36 (5.42%) Ajax
16 33 (4.97%) ASP.NET
17 31 (4.67%) J2EE
17 31 (4.67%) Node.js
18 29 (4.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (4.52%) Data Integration
4 28 (4.22%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.31%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.31%) Statistics
7 20 (3.01%) Equities
8 16 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.41%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.26%) User Experience
10 14 (2.11%) Clustering
10 14 (2.11%) Derivative
10 14 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (2.11%) Replication
11 12 (1.81%) Data Extraction
11 12 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (1.66%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 164 (24.70%) Linux
2 101 (15.21%) Unix
3 64 (9.64%) Windows
4 25 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.31%) Android
5 22 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.01%) Solaris
7 19 (2.86%) AIX
8 13 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.60%) HPUX
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.45%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.45%) Tru64
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) CentOS
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) MVS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (15.81%) Scrum
3 81 (12.20%) OO
4 77 (11.60%) Data Modelling
4 77 (11.60%) TDD
5 61 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (8.89%) SDLC
7 58 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
7 58 (8.73%) Software Engineering
8 56 (8.43%) Unit Testing
9 55 (8.28%) Analytics
10 53 (7.98%) MVC
11 52 (7.83%) DevOps
12 51 (7.68%) ETL
13 49 (7.38%) Mentoring
14 47 (7.08%) Project Management
15 44 (6.63%) E-Commerce
16 40 (6.02%) Configuration Management
17 39 (5.87%) Migration
18 38 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 349 (52.56%) SQL
2 229 (34.49%) Java
3 130 (19.58%) JavaScript
4 119 (17.92%) Python
5 75 (11.30%) Scala
6 69 (10.39%) Perl
7 66 (9.94%) C#
8 61 (9.19%) PL/SQL
9 38 (5.72%) T-SQL
10 36 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 34 (5.12%) Ruby
12 33 (4.97%) R
13 29 (4.37%) C++
14 26 (3.92%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.56%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.11%) C
16 14 (2.11%) PHP
17 12 (1.81%) VB.NET
18 11 (1.66%) MATLAB
19 9 (1.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (9.19%) Degree
2 43 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.96%) PhD
5 6 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.60%) ISEB
6 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.45%) PMP
7 3 (0.45%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.30%) MCITP
8 2 (0.30%) MCTS
8 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.82%) QA
2 13 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.36%) SLA
4 4 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.45%) FATCA
6 2 (0.30%) Basel II
6 2 (0.30%) GCP
6 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.56%) HDFS
3 16 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 16 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
4 15 (2.26%) Docker
5 13 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.30%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.30%) KVM
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.30%) SRDF
9 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.30%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 31 (4.67%) Puppet
2 24 (3.61%) Ansible
3 22 (3.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 22 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.01%) Nagios
5 13 (1.96%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.36%) Terraform
7 8 (1.20%) Control-M
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.05%) SCOM
9 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.75%) Oozie
11 4 (0.60%) Kibana
11 4 (0.60%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.45%) Ambari
12 3 (0.45%) Mesos
12 3 (0.45%) rkt
12 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 303 (45.63%) Oracle
2 68 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.94%) Sybase
4 41 (6.17%) SAP
5 27 (4.07%) IBM
6 26 (3.92%) Adobe
7 17 (2.56%) Informatica
7 17 (2.56%) Perforce
8 16 (2.41%) Siemens
9 15 (2.26%) HP
9 15 (2.26%) Tableau
10 14 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.11%) VMware
11 13 (1.96%) Cognos
12 12 (1.81%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.66%) Talend
13 11 (1.66%) Teradata
13 11 (1.66%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.51%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.36%) Intel Security
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