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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 288 264 282
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 426 478 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.63% 3.63% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 308 235
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £65.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +88.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £65.00 £25.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £65.00 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £65.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-44.61% +88.40%

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
11722 13176 11789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.83% 23.52% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7931 8606 7362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 191 198
Median hourly rate £31.59 £27.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.81 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -35 349 £450 +9.09% 135
London -34 177 £513 +13.88% 62
Scotland -1 62 £400 +17.64% 11
Glasgow +15 44 £400 +14.28% 7
South East -26 38 £400 +19.40% 22
West Midlands -3 34 £440 +3.52% 4
City of London +23 28 £500 -4.76% 17
North West -24 28 £388 +3.33% 21
Yorkshire +6 21 £425 +2.40% 5
Berkshire +5 21 £375 +11.94% 10
Lancashire 0 19 £400 +6.66% 4
East of England -6 16 £438 +41.12% 7
North East -39 16 £328 - 2
Birmingham +6 15 £450 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -13 15 £400 -3.61% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -46 15 £328 - 2
Tyne and Wear -50 15 £328 - 2
Leeds +3 14 £431 +3.91% 1
Hertfordshire +4 11 £363 -19.44% 2
East Midlands +13 10 £325 -27.77% 3
South West -3 10 £320 -24.70% 8
Blackpool -8 10 £423 +12.66%
Shropshire - 7 £505 - 1
Devon +5 6 £320 -28.88%
Reading -1 6 £388 -3.12% 4
Edinburgh -10 6 £400 +53.84% 2
Northampton - 6 £325 -
Telford - 6 £505 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £325 -
Wales +16 5 £400 +31.14% 2

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 830 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 446 (53.73%) Oracle
3 380 (45.78%) SQL
4 345 (41.57%) Java
5 259 (31.20%) Oracle Database
6 255 (30.72%) SQL Server
7 253 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
8 221 (26.63%) Linux
9 164 (19.76%) Finance
10 155 (18.67%) JavaScript
11 148 (17.83%) Windows
12 145 (17.47%) HTML
13 140 (16.87%) .NET
14 139 (16.75%) OO
15 137 (16.51%) C#
16 136 (16.39%) Unix
17 123 (14.82%) XML
18 122 (14.70%) Web Services
19 119 (14.34%) CSS
20 115 (13.86%) SDLC
21 114 (13.73%) Microsoft
22 110 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
23 107 (12.89%) PL/SQL
24 106 (12.77%) Perl
24 106 (12.77%) Spring
24 106 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
25 103 (12.41%) Scrum
26 99 (11.93%) Python
27 94 (11.33%) Banking
28 92 (11.08%) 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 65 (7.83%) WebLogic
2 34 (4.10%) JBoss
3 33 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.37%) Apache Spark
5 25 (3.01%) IIS
6 24 (2.89%) Tuxedo
7 21 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 19 (2.29%) Apache
8 19 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.81%) SAS
10 8 (0.96%) CMS
11 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.84%) nginx
12 6 (0.72%) Liferay
12 6 (0.72%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 5 (0.60%) Drupal
13 5 (0.60%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.60%) WordPress
14 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) GIMP
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.96%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.96%) Endur
6 7 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.48%) Global One
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.24%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.12%) Maximo
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.57%) SaaS
4 8 (0.96%) PaaS
5 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.72%) GitHub
6 6 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.36%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) Firebase
10 1 (0.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.82%) Internet
2 35 (4.22%) HTTP
3 31 (3.73%) DNS
4 23 (2.77%) SSL
5 20 (2.41%) DHCP
6 19 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.17%) SAN
8 12 (1.45%) FTP
9 11 (1.33%) Firewall
9 11 (1.33%) IPsec
10 9 (1.08%) LDAP
11 8 (0.96%) VLAN
12 5 (0.60%) NAS
12 5 (0.60%) SMTP
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.48%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.36%) FWSM
14 3 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (0.24%) EIGRP
15 2 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 830 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 259 (31.20%) Oracle Database
3 255 (30.72%) SQL Server
4 83 (10.00%) MySQL
4 83 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 77 (9.28%) DB2
6 73 (8.80%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 61 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (7.23%) Hadoop
9 45 (5.42%) Big Data
9 45 (5.42%) MongoDB
9 45 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
11 35 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (4.10%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
15 25 (3.01%) HBase
16 24 (2.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 90 (10.84%) Jenkins
2 84 (10.12%) JUnit
3 68 (8.19%) Git (software)
4 64 (7.71%) Maven
5 48 (5.78%) Visual Studio
6 38 (4.58%) Ant
6 38 (4.58%) JIRA
7 32 (3.86%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.86%) Subversion
8 30 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
9 28 (3.37%) Toad
10 24 (2.89%) Oracle APEX
10 24 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (2.65%) Hudson
11 22 (2.65%) Selenium
12 17 (2.05%) ClearQuest
13 16 (1.93%) JBehave
14 14 (1.69%) Artifactory
14 14 (1.69%) ClearCase
14 14 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 164 (19.76%) Finance
2 94 (11.33%) Banking
3 49 (5.90%) Front Office
4 37 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.89%) Marketing
7 14 (1.69%) Games
8 13 (1.57%) Back Office
8 13 (1.57%) Legal
9 12 (1.45%) Retail
10 8 (0.96%) Billing
11 5 (0.60%) Law
11 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.48%) German Language
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Korean Language
14 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 424 (51.08%) Developer
2 139 (16.75%) Java Developer
3 87 (10.48%) Architect
4 85 (10.24%) DBA
5 61 (7.35%) Analyst
6 54 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 50 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 49 (5.90%) Oracle DBA
9 41 (4.94%) Administrator
10 38 (4.58%) Oracle Developer
11 33 (3.98%) SQL Developer
12 30 (3.61%) Agile Developer
13 28 (3.37%) Consultant
14 26 (3.13%) Technical Leader
15 25 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
17 23 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 22 (2.65%) C# Developer
18 22 (2.65%) C++ Developer
18 22 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (17.47%) HTML
2 140 (16.87%) .NET
3 123 (14.82%) XML
4 122 (14.70%) Web Services
5 119 (14.34%) CSS
6 106 (12.77%) Spring
7 72 (8.67%) REST
8 61 (7.35%) JSON
9 56 (6.75%) Hibernate
10 55 (6.63%) SOAP
11 54 (6.51%) JMS
12 41 (4.94%) ASP.NET
13 39 (4.70%) J2EE
14 35 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (3.86%) J2SE
15 32 (3.86%) Java EE
15 32 (3.86%) JSP
15 32 (3.86%) Middleware
15 32 (3.86%) RESTful
16 29 (3.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.54%) Clustering
3 39 (4.70%) N-Tier
4 38 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 26 (3.13%) User Experience
6 25 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.65%) Replication
8 20 (2.41%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.41%) Derivative
9 18 (2.17%) Equities
10 16 (1.93%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
10 16 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.81%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.57%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.57%) Reference Data
13 9 (1.08%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 221 (26.63%) Linux
2 148 (17.83%) Windows
3 136 (16.39%) Unix
4 46 (5.54%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.29%) AIX
6 19 (2.29%) Solaris
7 11 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (1.20%) Android
9 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.48%) CentOS
13 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (16.75%) OO
3 115 (13.86%) SDLC
4 106 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (12.41%) Scrum
6 92 (11.08%) ETL
7 90 (10.84%) Data Modelling
8 82 (9.88%) MVC
9 78 (9.40%) TDD
10 76 (9.16%) Unit Testing
11 70 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
12 68 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
13 65 (7.83%) Software Engineering
14 55 (6.63%) BDD
14 55 (6.63%) Migration
15 54 (6.51%) OOP
16 52 (6.27%) ITIL
17 51 (6.14%) OOD
18 48 (5.78%) DevOps
19 45 (5.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 380 (45.78%) SQL
2 345 (41.57%) Java
3 155 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 137 (16.51%) C#
5 107 (12.89%) PL/SQL
6 106 (12.77%) Perl
7 99 (11.93%) Python
8 75 (9.04%) Shell Script
9 65 (7.83%) C++
10 57 (6.87%) Bash Shell
11 56 (6.75%) Ruby
12 42 (5.06%) VB
13 41 (4.94%) C
14 39 (4.70%) Scala
15 37 (4.46%) T-SQL
16 30 (3.61%) COBOL
17 20 (2.41%) VB.NET
18 18 (2.17%) PHP
18 18 (2.17%) PowerShell
19 17 (2.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 69 (8.31%) Degree
3 63 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.34%) Oracle Certification
5 22 (2.65%) OCP
6 9 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.96%) ISEB
7 8 (0.96%) OCA
7 8 (0.96%) OCAJ
7 8 (0.96%) OCPJP
8 7 (0.84%) CCNP
8 7 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.72%) PMP
10 5 (0.60%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.60%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.60%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.48%) CCNA
11 4 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.70%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.65%) QA
3 8 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (5.30%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.05%) Docker
5 12 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.60%) HDFS
7 5 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.36%) vCloud
9 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (3.61%) Puppet
2 24 (2.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (1.57%) Kibana
4 12 (1.45%) Ansible
4 12 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 11 (1.33%) BladeLogic
6 9 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.08%) Nagios
6 9 (1.08%) TIBCO Hawk
7 8 (0.96%) Control-M
7 8 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.60%) collectd
8 5 (0.60%) Foglight
8 5 (0.60%) Icinga
8 5 (0.60%) Legato
8 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.36%) Graphite
10 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 446 (53.73%) Oracle
2 114 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 87 (10.48%) Sybase
4 47 (5.66%) IBM
5 43 (5.18%) Red Hat
6 39 (4.70%) VMware
7 24 (2.89%) Micro Focus
8 23 (2.77%) Cloudera
9 18 (2.17%) Pega
10 15 (1.81%) HP
10 15 (1.81%) TIBCO
11 14 (1.69%) Informatica
12 13 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.45%) SAP
14 11 (1.33%) Talend
15 9 (1.08%) MuleSoft
15 9 (1.08%) Vitria
16 8 (0.96%) Adobe
16 8 (0.96%) Cisco
16 8 (0.96%) OpenLink
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