The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 102 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1192 1138 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 2.04% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.02% 9.50% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 639 631
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.50 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £50.10 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%

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
13213 11976 11661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.44% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8689 7440 7215
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 181 204
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.67 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Relational Database within the UK.

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database within the UK.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 -2 1039 £445 +7.22% 408
London -4 536 £475 +5.55% 143
City of London +22 154 £500 +5.26% 46
South East +6 137 £400 +18.08% 66
Scotland -20 82 £375 -6.25% 21
South West +11 77 £450 +20.00% 25
North West -31 72 £425 +13.33% 70
East of England -2 59 £375 -6.25% 24
Wales -4 56 £260 -22.96% 8
Yorkshire -26 49 £430 +1.17% 33
South Wales -2 48 £250 -9.90% 8
Hampshire +21 47 £400 +14.28% 11
West Yorkshire -16 45 £430 +1.17% 20
West Midlands +9 43 £400 +23.07% 26
Glasgow -3 43 £350 -12.50% 10
North East -11 37 £448 +23.44% 5
Leeds -12 34 £430 +1.17% 20
Cardiff +4 33 £250 - 6
Cheshire -4 33 £425 +6.25% 13
Surrey -4 30 £405 +37.28% 12
Berkshire +7 26 £375 -6.25% 16
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 26 £475 +26.66% 4
East Midlands -5 26 £375 +7.14% 16
Tyne and Wear -14 26 £475 +26.66% 5
Hertfordshire +15 25 £463 +18.21% 10
Edinburgh -23 23 £406 -11.68% 9
Bristol -4 21 £435 +8.75% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 16 £220 -41.33% 7
Oxfordshire -7 16 £400 +13.47% 3
Warrington -7 16 £475 +58.33%

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 1174 (51.38%) SQL
2 895 (39.17%) RDBMS
3 877 (38.38%) Oracle
4 865 (37.86%) Java
5 772 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
6 705 (30.85%) Linux
7 654 (28.62%) SQL Server
8 590 (25.82%) UNIX
9 533 (23.33%) HTML
10 532 (23.28%) Finance
11 524 (22.93%) JavaScript
12 387 (16.94%) Web Services
13 358 (15.67%) CSS
14 349 (15.27%) XML
15 339 (14.84%) .NET
16 319 (13.96%) OO
17 318 (13.92%) C#
17 318 (13.92%) Banking
18 314 (13.74%) Microsoft
19 306 (13.39%) Windows
20 293 (12.82%) Spring
21 291 (12.74%) MySQL
22 283 (12.39%) TDD
23 271 (11.86%) Scrum
24 266 (11.64%) Oracle Database
25 265 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
26 262 (11.47%) SDLC
27 238 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
28 237 (10.37%) Web Development
29 235 (10.28%) Subversion

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 110 (4.81%) WebSphere
2 103 (4.51%) JBoss
3 99 (4.33%) Apache
4 90 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 83 (3.63%) SharePoint
6 74 (3.24%) SAS
6 74 (3.24%) WebLogic
7 59 (2.58%) IIS
8 39 (1.71%) Node.js
9 33 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (1.18%) CMS
10 27 (1.18%) Confluence
11 22 (0.96%) GlassFish
12 21 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 18 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.74%) MQSeries
14 17 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.70%) nginx
16 15 (0.66%) ColdFusion
17 14 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 225 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.19%) MS Office
3 44 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.31%) SPSS
7 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.18%) MS Project
10 2 (0.088%) FastStats
10 2 (0.088%) GIMP
10 2 (0.088%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.088%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 24 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 14 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.57%) Maximo
5 12 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (0.39%) Magento
8 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.35%) Tridion
9 6 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.13%) Unica
11 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.31%) GitHub
3 23 (1.01%) SaaS
4 17 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.57%) PaaS
7 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.26%) Route 53
11 5 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
11 5 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.088%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.088%) Office 365
14 2 (0.088%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.088%) Heroku
15 1 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 223 (9.76%) HTTP
2 104 (4.55%) Internet
3 50 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 39 (1.71%) SSL
5 37 (1.62%) SAN
6 30 (1.31%) DNS
7 29 (1.27%) LDAP
8 28 (1.23%) FTP
9 23 (1.01%) Firewall
10 20 (0.88%) SNMP
11 18 (0.79%) DHCP
12 17 (0.74%) LAN
13 16 (0.70%) Intranet
13 16 (0.70%) NAS
14 14 (0.61%) WAN
15 11 (0.48%) SSH
16 9 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
17 8 (0.35%) HTTPS
18 7 (0.31%) VPN
19 6 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 895 (39.17%) RDBMS
2 654 (28.62%) SQL Server
3 291 (12.74%) MySQL
4 266 (11.64%) Oracle Database
5 224 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
6 174 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 160 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 144 (6.30%) MongoDB
9 139 (6.08%) DB2
10 125 (5.47%) NoSQL
11 113 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
12 96 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 88 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 87 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (3.33%) Big Data
16 67 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
17 61 (2.67%) Hadoop
18 59 (2.58%) MS Access
19 55 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
20 54 (2.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 235 (10.28%) Subversion
2 227 (9.93%) Git (software)
3 154 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 117 (5.12%) Maven
5 99 (4.33%) JUnit
5 99 (4.33%) Eclipse
6 97 (4.25%) Visual Studio
7 84 (3.68%) JIRA
8 83 (3.63%) Ant
9 71 (3.11%) Selenium
10 66 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 38 (1.66%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
13 29 (1.27%) Mockito
13 29 (1.27%) Toad
14 28 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
14 28 (1.23%) TeamCity
15 26 (1.14%) ERwin
16 25 (1.09%) Gradle
17 24 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 532 (23.28%) Finance
2 318 (13.92%) Banking
3 156 (6.83%) Investment Banking
4 93 (4.07%) Front Office
5 58 (2.54%) Marketing
6 53 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.19%) Retail
8 42 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.31%) Back Office
11 21 (0.92%) Publishing
12 19 (0.83%) Legal
13 12 (0.53%) Games
14 10 (0.44%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.39%) Advertising
15 9 (0.39%) French Language
16 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.31%) Automotive
17 6 (0.26%) Electronics
17 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1217 (53.26%) Developer
2 435 (19.04%) Java Developer
3 269 (11.77%) Analyst
4 216 (9.45%) Architect
5 135 (5.91%) Senior Developer
6 99 (4.33%) DBA
7 87 (3.81%) .NET Developer
8 77 (3.37%) SQL Developer
9 76 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 71 (3.11%) Data Analyst
10 71 (3.11%) Consultant
11 70 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
12 69 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 63 (2.76%) Programmer
13 63 (2.76%) Administrator
14 56 (2.45%) C# Developer
15 51 (2.23%) Web Developer
16 49 (2.14%) Software Engineer
17 43 (1.88%) Oracle Developer
17 43 (1.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (23.33%) HTML
2 387 (16.94%) Web Services
3 358 (15.67%) CSS
4 349 (15.27%) XML
5 339 (14.84%) .NET
6 293 (12.82%) Spring
7 221 (9.67%) REST
8 189 (8.27%) SOAP
9 187 (8.18%) Hibernate
10 177 (7.75%) J2EE
11 176 (7.70%) HTML5
12 170 (7.44%) ASP.NET
13 142 (6.21%) JSON
14 129 (5.65%) JSP
15 124 (5.43%) Ajax
16 116 (5.08%) RESTful
17 114 (4.99%) jQuery
18 102 (4.46%) JMS
19 97 (4.25%) Middleware
20 96 (4.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 265 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 86 (3.76%) Visualisation
4 85 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 53 (2.32%) Replication
5 53 (2.32%) Data Integration
6 52 (2.28%) Derivative
7 50 (2.19%) User Experience
8 47 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 44 (1.93%) Equities
10 44 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 40 (1.75%) Data Structures
12 36 (1.58%) Mathematics
13 34 (1.49%) Clustering
14 31 (1.36%) Data Centre
15 30 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 30 (1.31%) NHS
16 28 (1.23%) GIS
16 28 (1.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 705 (30.85%) Linux
2 590 (25.82%) UNIX
3 306 (13.39%) Windows
4 122 (5.34%) Mac OS X
5 82 (3.59%) Solaris
6 58 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (1.53%) VME
9 27 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (1.05%) AIX
11 17 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.70%) Android
13 14 (0.61%) CentOS
14 10 (0.44%) HPUX
15 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.31%) SUSE
17 7 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (13.96%) OO
3 283 (12.39%) TDD
4 271 (11.86%) Scrum
5 262 (11.47%) SDLC
6 238 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 237 (10.37%) Web Development
8 217 (9.50%) Data Modelling
9 201 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
10 199 (8.71%) ETL
11 196 (8.58%) Configuration Management
12 193 (8.45%) SOA
13 187 (8.18%) MVC
14 158 (6.91%) Migration
15 148 (6.48%) Open Source
16 145 (6.35%) Software Engineering
17 139 (6.08%) Responsive Web Design
18 131 (5.73%) Web Design
19 126 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
20 124 (5.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1174 (51.38%) SQL
2 865 (37.86%) Java
3 524 (22.93%) JavaScript
4 318 (13.92%) C#
5 233 (10.20%) Perl
6 230 (10.07%) Python
7 157 (6.87%) PL/SQL
8 149 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 135 (5.91%) Shell Script
10 108 (4.73%) PHP
10 108 (4.73%) Scala
11 96 (4.20%) C++
12 94 (4.11%) VBA
13 88 (3.85%) PowerShell
14 87 (3.81%) Ruby
15 77 (3.37%) VB
16 49 (2.14%) VB.NET
17 43 (1.88%) Bash Shell
18 36 (1.58%) C
19 33 (1.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 199 (8.71%) Degree
2 133 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.83%) ISEB
6 18 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.48%) OCP
10 10 (0.44%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.35%) OCAJ
12 8 (0.35%) OCA
13 7 (0.31%) SAS Certification
14 6 (0.26%) HND
14 6 (0.26%) PhD
15 4 (0.18%) HNC
15 4 (0.18%) Postgraduate
16 3 (0.13%) MCDBA
17 2 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.08%) QA
2 34 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.36%) SLA
4 12 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.31%) COBIT
7 5 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.18%) Basel II
9 3 (0.13%) COSO
9 3 (0.13%) FATCA
10 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.088%) HL7
10 2 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.044%) GxP
11 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.044%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.044%) Basel III
11 1 (0.044%) HIPAA
System Software
1 47 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.66%) vSphere
4 15 (0.66%) Docker
5 14 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.57%) HDFS
6 13 (0.57%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.31%) Varnish
8 7 (0.31%) vCloud
9 5 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.13%) Xen
12 2 (0.088%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.088%) Samba
12 2 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.088%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.088%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.044%) KVM
Systems Management
1 85 (3.72%) Puppet
2 66 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.79%) Ansible
4 17 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.74%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.66%) Salt
6 13 (0.57%) Nagios
7 12 (0.53%) SCCM
7 12 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.48%) Cacti
9 10 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.35%) Graphite
11 7 (0.31%) Opsview
11 7 (0.31%) WMI
11 7 (0.31%) Control-M
11 7 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.26%) Oozie
12 6 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 877 (38.38%) Oracle
2 314 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 187 (8.18%) Sybase
4 171 (7.48%) IBM
5 77 (3.37%) VMware
6 65 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 49 (2.14%) SAP
8 42 (1.84%) Informatica
9 36 (1.58%) TIBCO
10 31 (1.36%) Cognos
10 31 (1.36%) Talend
11 29 (1.27%) Sun
11 29 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (1.23%) Tableau
12 28 (1.23%) Google
13 27 (1.18%) Teradata
13 27 (1.18%) Adobe
14 24 (1.05%) CA
15 23 (1.01%) Citrix
16 22 (0.96%) HP
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