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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 91 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1138 1090 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.04% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.63% 9.30% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 635 657
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.00 £14.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%

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
11814 11716 12318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.95% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7310 7231 7141
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 £265 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 204 313
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 982 £413 +1.85% 374
London +5 533 £450 - 162
City of London -11 123 £475 - 53
South East -8 109 £345 -8.00% 59
Scotland -5 100 £400 +14.12% 27
North West +32 73 £375 +27.11% 42
East of England -18 66 £396 +5.50% 35
South West -6 61 £375 - 29
Glasgow -13 52 £400 +7.23% 12
West Midlands +20 47 £315 -13.10% 17
Yorkshire -5 46 £425 +35.45% 23
Wales -9 37 £278 +0.90% 6
Essex +20 36 £448 +77.22% 8
Surrey +20 33 £295 -15.77% 14
Edinburgh +13 33 £455 +56.89% 10
South Wales -3 33 £278 +0.90% 5
West Yorkshire +1 32 £425 +37.09% 19
Manchester +15 30 £388 +42.98% 22
East Midlands -21 25 £350 -5.40% 7
Cheshire +13 24 £400 +35.59% 16
Hampshire -2 23 £350 - 15
Bristol -14 21 £413 +17.85% 7
North East -3 19 £363 +45.00% 3
Gloucestershire -5 19 £393 +24.60% 5
Berkshire -6 19 £350 -28.20% 11
Leeds -1 16 £425 +32.81% 10
Cardiff -8 15 £250 -9.09% 3
Hertfordshire -25 15 £387 -14.02% 11
Tyne and Wear - 15 £375 - 2
South Yorkshire +11 11 £213 -40.14%

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1226 (54.42%) SQL
2 928 (41.19%) Oracle
3 863 (38.30%) Java
4 844 (37.46%) RDBMS
5 636 (28.23%) SQL Server
6 586 (26.01%) UNIX
7 580 (25.74%) Linux
8 576 (25.57%) HTML
9 514 (22.81%) JavaScript
10 491 (21.79%) Finance
11 428 (19.00%) XML
12 408 (18.11%) CSS
13 371 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
14 338 (15.00%) Web Services
15 316 (14.03%) Oracle Database
16 311 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
17 306 (13.58%) OO
18 295 (13.09%) Banking
19 293 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
20 281 (12.47%) .NET
21 279 (12.38%) Data Modelling
22 278 (12.34%) Windows
23 275 (12.21%) Subversion
24 271 (12.03%) MySQL
25 270 (11.98%) C#
26 261 (11.58%) PL/SQL
27 259 (11.50%) Microsoft
28 257 (11.41%) TDD
29 250 (11.10%) Spring
30 247 (10.96%) ETL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 108 (4.79%) Apache
2 103 (4.57%) WebSphere
3 82 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 78 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 73 (3.24%) WebLogic
6 52 (2.31%) SAS
7 45 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 43 (1.91%) Node.js
9 39 (1.73%) IIS
10 38 (1.69%) CMS
11 26 (1.15%) Confluence
12 25 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (1.07%) MQSeries
14 21 (0.93%) nginx
15 19 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
16 17 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
17 15 (0.67%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.62%) MediaWiki
19 12 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
20 11 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 193 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.15%) MS Office
3 17 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.36%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.31%) SPSS
8 6 (0.27%) MS Project
8 6 (0.27%) FastStats
9 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.18%) Stata
10 4 (0.18%) Casewise Modeler
11 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 15 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.36%) Tridion
6 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.27%) RMDS
7 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.18%) Agresso
9 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.18%) Magento
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.07%) SaaS
2 16 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.40%) Force.com
6 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.089%) Office 365
10 1 (0.044%) Route 53
10 1 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.044%) Heroku
10 1 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (8.03%) HTTP
2 69 (3.06%) Internet
3 52 (2.31%) LDAP
4 25 (1.11%) Firewall
5 23 (1.02%) WAN
6 22 (0.98%) LAN
7 21 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 19 (0.84%) SAN
9 17 (0.75%) VPN
10 15 (0.67%) Network Security
10 15 (0.67%) OSPF
10 15 (0.67%) BGP
11 14 (0.62%) DNS
11 14 (0.62%) IPv6
11 14 (0.62%) EIGRP
11 14 (0.62%) IPsec
12 10 (0.44%) SSL
13 9 (0.40%) 2G
13 9 (0.40%) Intranet
13 9 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (37.46%) RDBMS
2 636 (28.23%) SQL Server
3 316 (14.03%) Oracle Database
4 311 (13.80%) Data Warehouse
5 271 (12.03%) MySQL
6 163 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (6.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 131 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 125 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 119 (5.28%) DB2
11 103 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 101 (4.48%) MongoDB
13 94 (4.17%) NoSQL
14 68 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 63 (2.80%) Hadoop
16 56 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
16 56 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
17 54 (2.40%) Data Mining
18 52 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
19 50 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 275 (12.21%) Subversion
2 242 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 122 (5.42%) Maven
4 105 (4.66%) Selenium
5 89 (3.95%) JUnit
5 89 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 88 (3.91%) Eclipse
7 78 (3.46%) Ant
8 76 (3.37%) Visual Studio
9 55 (2.44%) JIRA
10 39 (1.73%) CruiseControl
11 32 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 31 (1.38%) Toad
13 30 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (1.33%) WebDriver
14 29 (1.29%) Cucumber
15 22 (0.98%) Hudson
16 20 (0.89%) SoapUI
16 20 (0.89%) jMock
17 18 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 491 (21.79%) Finance
2 295 (13.09%) Banking
3 113 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 85 (3.77%) Front Office
5 83 (3.68%) Retail
6 73 (3.24%) Marketing
7 46 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.07%) Billing
10 21 (0.93%) Back Office
11 19 (0.84%) Legal
11 19 (0.84%) Games
12 16 (0.71%) Publishing
12 16 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.58%) Advertising
14 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.31%) Electronics
16 7 (0.31%) German Language
17 6 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1199 (53.22%) Developer
2 416 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 310 (13.76%) Analyst
4 182 (8.08%) Architect
5 126 (5.59%) Senior Developer
6 114 (5.06%) DBA
7 97 (4.31%) Consultant
8 87 (3.86%) Business Analyst
9 77 (3.42%) Administrator
10 71 (3.15%) C# Developer
11 65 (2.89%) Data Analyst
12 64 (2.84%) .NET Developer
13 62 (2.75%) SQL Developer
14 60 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
15 52 (2.31%) Tester
15 52 (2.31%) Data Architect
16 51 (2.26%) Front-End Developer
17 50 (2.22%) Web Developer
17 50 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
18 47 (2.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (25.57%) HTML
2 428 (19.00%) XML
3 408 (18.11%) CSS
4 338 (15.00%) Web Services
5 281 (12.47%) .NET
6 250 (11.10%) Spring
7 239 (10.61%) Hibernate
8 176 (7.81%) jQuery
9 159 (7.06%) Ajax
10 151 (6.70%) REST
11 150 (6.66%) J2EE
12 138 (6.13%) XSLT
13 129 (5.73%) JSP
14 122 (5.42%) ASP.NET
15 107 (4.75%) JSON
16 104 (4.62%) SOAP
17 103 (4.57%) JDBC
18 99 (4.39%) JMS
19 98 (4.35%) .NET Framework
20 94 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 110 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 99 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 84 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 73 (3.24%) Open Source
5 68 (3.02%) Data Integration
6 61 (2.71%) Visualisation
7 58 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.57%) Derivative
8 48 (2.13%) Fixed Income
9 47 (2.09%) Replication
10 31 (1.38%) Clustering
10 31 (1.38%) Equities
11 29 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.24%) Wiki
13 24 (1.07%) Web 2.0
14 23 (1.02%) Social Media
15 22 (0.98%) N-Tier
16 21 (0.93%) NHS
16 21 (0.93%) GIS
16 21 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 586 (26.01%) UNIX
2 580 (25.74%) Linux
3 278 (12.34%) Windows
4 156 (6.92%) Mac OS X
5 67 (2.97%) Solaris
6 43 (1.91%) AIX
7 42 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.93%) Debian
11 19 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.80%) Android
12 18 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.80%) CentOS
13 14 (0.62%) HPUX
14 9 (0.40%) Fedora
14 9 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.36%) VMS
16 4 (0.18%) OpenVMS
16 4 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (13.58%) OO
3 293 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
4 279 (12.38%) Data Modelling
5 257 (11.41%) TDD
6 247 (10.96%) ETL
7 220 (9.76%) Web Development
8 195 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (8.17%) Configuration Management
10 182 (8.08%) MVC
11 179 (7.94%) Scrum
11 179 (7.94%) Web Design
12 175 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 169 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
14 143 (6.35%) Migration
15 140 (6.21%) SOA
16 130 (5.77%) Unit Testing
17 122 (5.42%) Data Analysis
18 114 (5.06%) Analytics
19 108 (4.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1226 (54.42%) SQL
2 863 (38.30%) Java
3 514 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 270 (11.98%) C#
5 261 (11.58%) PL/SQL
6 172 (7.63%) Python
7 171 (7.59%) Perl
8 157 (6.97%) Shell Script
9 124 (5.50%) PHP
10 110 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 102 (4.53%) C++
12 99 (4.39%) Ruby
13 85 (3.77%) VBA
14 70 (3.11%) C
15 49 (2.17%) Bash Shell
16 45 (2.00%) Scala
17 32 (1.42%) PowerShell
18 31 (1.38%) VB.NET
19 30 (1.33%) VB
20 28 (1.24%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 213 (9.45%) Degree
2 106 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.91%) ISEB
5 28 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.53%) CCNA
8 12 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.36%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.27%) MCITP
12 6 (0.27%) OCP
12 6 (0.27%) MCSE
13 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.18%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.18%) MCTS
14 4 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.44%) QA
2 19 (0.84%) SLA
3 15 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) Basel III
6 2 (0.089%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.089%) CDISC
6 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.089%) EMIR
6 2 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.089%) FINREP
7 1 (0.044%) COREP
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.62%) Postfix
5 14 (0.62%) XenServer
5 14 (0.62%) Samba
6 11 (0.49%) Shibboleth
7 7 (0.31%) vSphere
7 7 (0.31%) NDS
8 4 (0.18%) Varnish
8 4 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.13%) RHEV
9 3 (0.13%) HDFS
9 3 (0.13%) NFS
9 3 (0.13%) RACF
10 2 (0.089%) SRDF
10 2 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.044%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (2.00%) Puppet
2 38 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 29 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (0.62%) ZABBIX
6 12 (0.53%) Control-M
7 10 (0.44%) Vagrant
8 9 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
8 9 (0.40%) Salt
8 9 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.31%) SCOM
10 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.18%) Ganglia
11 4 (0.18%) Nagios
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.13%) collectd
12 3 (0.13%) Ansible
12 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 928 (41.19%) Oracle
2 259 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 178 (7.90%) Sybase
4 109 (4.84%) JBoss
5 104 (4.62%) Business Objects
6 98 (4.35%) IBM
7 73 (3.24%) SAP
8 68 (3.02%) Red Hat
9 51 (2.26%) Informatica
10 50 (2.22%) Tableau
11 45 (2.00%) HP
11 45 (2.00%) VMware
12 44 (1.95%) Cognos
13 33 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.38%) Sun
14 31 (1.38%) Google
14 31 (1.38%) Zend
15 29 (1.29%) Fidessa
16 28 (1.24%) TIBCO
17 20 (0.89%) Teradata
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