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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 93 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1054 1026 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 2.11% 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.87% 9.50% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 628 639
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 36
Average hourly rate £60.00 £23.67 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.48% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £13.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £62.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £24.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%

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
10674 10801 10267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 22.17% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6953 6637 6238
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 220 237
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £13.94 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 932 £425 +3.03% 375
London +4 552 £500 +11.11% 164
South East -7 141 £350 -3.78% 58
City of London -9 138 £500 - 60
Scotland -9 89 £425 +30.76% 25
South West -14 57 £388 +3.33% 26
Yorkshire +20 56 £345 +6.15% 25
West Yorkshire +19 43 £363 +12.40% 17
Edinburgh -3 40 £423 +25.18% 10
North West -13 40 £368 +14.84% 38
Leeds +8 35 £375 +15.38% 11
Hampshire -12 33 £400 +14.28% 6
Glasgow -18 32 £444 +39.10% 12
Surrey -12 26 £488 +14.70% 12
East of England -23 26 £290 -22.66% 37
Bristol -11 22 £450 +20.00% 8
Berkshire -8 21 £335 - 17
Buckinghamshire -4 19 £325 -16.12% 3
West Midlands -17 19 £370 +37.03% 16
Oxfordshire -9 17 £295 - 11
East Midlands +4 16 £350 +0.28% 7
North East - 16 £430 - 4
Manchester -8 15 £355 +9.65% 28
Milton Keynes -2 14 £300 -22.58% 3
Oxford -8 14 £295 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £430 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 14 £430 - 4
Nottinghamshire +4 13 £325 -1.51% 2
Wales -8 13 £339 -28.68% 10
Devon - 13 £338 - 5

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1245 (55.14%) SQL
2 1028 (45.53%) Java
3 885 (39.19%) RDBMS
4 829 (36.71%) Oracle
5 756 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
6 713 (31.58%) Linux
7 636 (28.17%) UNIX
8 623 (27.59%) HTML
9 539 (23.87%) SQL Server
10 519 (22.98%) JavaScript
11 499 (22.10%) Finance
12 422 (18.69%) XML
13 418 (18.51%) CSS
14 351 (15.54%) TDD
15 350 (15.50%) Web Services
16 347 (15.37%) Banking
17 339 (15.01%) Spring
17 339 (15.01%) OO
18 300 (13.29%) MySQL
19 294 (13.02%) Hibernate
20 287 (12.71%) Subversion
21 282 (12.49%) Windows
22 273 (12.09%) Git (software)
23 272 (12.05%) Web Development
24 270 (11.96%) .NET
25 258 (11.43%) Microsoft
26 256 (11.34%) PL/SQL
27 255 (11.29%) C#
28 250 (11.07%) MVC
29 249 (11.03%) HTTP

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 140 (6.20%) Tomcat
2 126 (5.58%) JBoss
3 125 (5.54%) Apache
4 117 (5.18%) WebSphere
5 79 (3.50%) WebLogic
6 66 (2.92%) CMS
7 61 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 44 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 37 (1.64%) Confluence
10 34 (1.51%) SAS
11 30 (1.33%) Node.js
11 30 (1.33%) IIS
12 18 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.75%) Jetty
14 16 (0.71%) nginx
15 13 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
16 12 (0.53%) GlassFish
16 12 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 171 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.03%) MS Office
3 19 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.58%) SPSS
7 9 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.31%) MS Project
8 7 (0.31%) ArcInfo
9 5 (0.22%) FastStats
10 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.044%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 21 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.35%) RMDS
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.31%) Magento
7 7 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.13%) Maximo
10 3 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
10 3 (0.13%) Exstream
10 3 (0.13%) Summit
11 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.02%) GitHub
2 22 (0.97%) PaaS
3 21 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.80%) SaaS
5 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.49%) Heroku
6 11 (0.49%) Engine Yard
7 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.27%) IaaS
8 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.13%) Route 53
11 2 (0.089%) Force.com
12 1 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 249 (11.03%) HTTP
2 75 (3.32%) LDAP
3 63 (2.79%) Internet
4 46 (2.04%) DNS
5 37 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 29 (1.28%) SSL
7 28 (1.24%) FTP
8 26 (1.15%) Firewall
9 25 (1.11%) SAN
10 20 (0.89%) AMQP
10 20 (0.89%) LAN
11 19 (0.84%) WAN
11 19 (0.84%) Intranet
12 17 (0.75%) DHCP
13 12 (0.53%) IPsec
13 12 (0.53%) NAS
14 11 (0.49%) VPN
14 11 (0.49%) VLAN
15 10 (0.44%) SSH
15 10 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (39.19%) RDBMS
2 539 (23.87%) SQL Server
3 300 (13.29%) MySQL
4 233 (10.32%) MongoDB
5 226 (10.01%) Oracle Database
6 205 (9.08%) Data Warehouse
7 152 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 141 (6.24%) NoSQL
9 140 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 121 (5.36%) DB2
11 111 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 100 (4.43%) Neo4j
13 99 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
14 91 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 67 (2.97%) Hadoop
17 60 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
18 55 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
19 54 (2.39%) Big Data
20 51 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 287 (12.71%) Subversion
2 273 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 153 (6.78%) Maven
4 146 (6.47%) Jenkins
5 143 (6.33%) JUnit
6 104 (4.61%) Ant
6 104 (4.61%) Eclipse
7 80 (3.54%) Selenium
8 78 (3.45%) JIRA
9 56 (2.48%) Mockito
10 54 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 48 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 48 (2.13%) jMock
12 46 (2.04%) TeamCity
13 44 (1.95%) Cucumber
14 41 (1.82%) CruiseControl
15 39 (1.73%) Toad
16 36 (1.59%) ClearCase
17 32 (1.42%) NUnit
18 31 (1.37%) FitNesse
General
1 499 (22.10%) Finance
2 347 (15.37%) Banking
3 171 (7.57%) Investment Banking
4 103 (4.56%) Front Office
5 76 (3.37%) Marketing
6 68 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.99%) Retail
8 23 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 19 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.75%) Legal
10 17 (0.75%) Publishing
11 14 (0.62%) Advertising
12 12 (0.53%) Back Office
13 11 (0.49%) Games
14 10 (0.44%) Billing
15 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.18%) Electronics
17 3 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 1306 (57.84%) Developer
2 573 (25.38%) Java Developer
3 313 (13.86%) Analyst
4 185 (8.19%) Senior Developer
5 125 (5.54%) Architect
6 111 (4.92%) DBA
7 96 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 88 (3.90%) .NET Developer
9 85 (3.76%) Data Analyst
10 82 (3.63%) Business Analyst
11 69 (3.06%) Consultant
12 65 (2.88%) SQL Developer
13 64 (2.83%) C# Developer
14 53 (2.35%) Web Developer
14 53 (2.35%) Administrator
15 47 (2.08%) Applications Support
16 44 (1.95%) SQL DBA
17 43 (1.90%) DevOps Engineer
17 43 (1.90%) Oracle Developer
18 40 (1.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (27.59%) HTML
2 422 (18.69%) XML
3 418 (18.51%) CSS
4 350 (15.50%) Web Services
5 339 (15.01%) Spring
6 294 (13.02%) Hibernate
7 270 (11.96%) .NET
8 243 (10.76%) REST
9 178 (7.88%) JSP
10 169 (7.48%) JSON
11 161 (7.13%) Ajax
12 156 (6.91%) J2EE
13 153 (6.78%) SOAP
14 130 (5.76%) jQuery
14 130 (5.76%) HTML5
15 128 (5.67%) JAX-RS
16 127 (5.62%) ASP.NET
17 119 (5.27%) JDBC
18 113 (5.00%) RESTful
19 107 (4.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 133 (5.89%) Open Source
4 95 (4.21%) Derivative
5 87 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 80 (3.54%) Visualisation
7 70 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (2.48%) Replication
9 52 (2.30%) Clustering
10 49 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 44 (1.95%) Data Integration
11 44 (1.95%) Client/Server
12 38 (1.68%) Fixed Income
13 35 (1.55%) User Experience
14 33 (1.46%) Equities
14 33 (1.46%) Mathematics
15 32 (1.42%) Management Information System
16 27 (1.20%) N-Tier
17 24 (1.06%) Credit Risk
18 21 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 713 (31.58%) Linux
2 636 (28.17%) UNIX
3 282 (12.49%) Windows
4 206 (9.12%) Mac OS X
5 60 (2.66%) AIX
6 52 (2.30%) Solaris
7 50 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (1.37%) CentOS
10 28 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.93%) Android
12 17 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.58%) VMS
13 13 (0.58%) Debian
14 12 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.44%) HPUX
16 9 (0.40%) SUSE
17 8 (0.35%) Windows NT
17 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (15.54%) TDD
3 339 (15.01%) OO
4 272 (12.05%) Web Development
5 250 (11.07%) MVC
6 242 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
7 232 (10.27%) Configuration Management
8 229 (10.14%) Scrum
9 215 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 206 (9.12%) Web Design
11 198 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 197 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
13 153 (6.78%) Unit Testing
14 150 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
15 147 (6.51%) ETL
16 129 (5.71%) SOA
17 127 (5.62%) Mentoring
18 126 (5.58%) Migration
18 126 (5.58%) Multithreading
19 116 (5.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1245 (55.14%) SQL
2 1028 (45.53%) Java
3 519 (22.98%) JavaScript
4 256 (11.34%) PL/SQL
5 255 (11.29%) C#
6 233 (10.32%) Python
7 196 (8.68%) Perl
8 132 (5.85%) Ruby
9 127 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 104 (4.61%) PHP
11 102 (4.52%) C++
11 102 (4.52%) T-SQL
12 83 (3.68%) Scala
13 63 (2.79%) VBA
14 58 (2.57%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.95%) Korn
16 40 (1.77%) C
17 32 (1.42%) VB
18 27 (1.20%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 212 (9.39%) Degree
2 121 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.28%) ISEB
5 24 (1.06%) Sun Certification
6 23 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.53%) Siebel Certification
10 11 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.49%) OCPJP
11 9 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.40%) CCNA
11 9 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.35%) MCDBA
13 7 (0.31%) MCITP
14 5 (0.22%) CCNP
14 5 (0.22%) MCSE
15 4 (0.18%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.98%) QA
2 24 (1.06%) SLA
3 10 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.27%) Basel III
7 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.13%) FATCA
9 2 (0.089%) EMIR
10 1 (0.044%) COREP
10 1 (0.044%) FINREP
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
10 1 (0.044%) GMP
10 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (0.62%) HDFS
6 13 (0.58%) Shibboleth
7 9 (0.40%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.35%) NFS
9 7 (0.31%) Docker
10 6 (0.27%) Xen
10 6 (0.27%) Samba
10 6 (0.27%) KVM
10 6 (0.27%) XenServer
10 6 (0.27%) Postfix
11 5 (0.22%) RHEV
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 84 (3.72%) Puppet
2 52 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.97%) Nagios
5 21 (0.93%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.58%) Ansible
6 13 (0.58%) Cobbler
7 12 (0.53%) collectd
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (0.44%) Salt
10 9 (0.40%) Oozie
11 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.18%) Netcool
13 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.18%) Icinga
13 4 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
14 3 (0.13%) Ganglia
14 3 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
14 3 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 829 (36.71%) Oracle
2 258 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 150 (6.64%) Sybase
4 125 (5.54%) IBM
5 69 (3.06%) Business Objects
6 67 (2.97%) Red Hat
7 60 (2.66%) VMware
8 51 (2.26%) SAP
8 51 (2.26%) HP
9 50 (2.21%) Informatica
10 44 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 39 (1.73%) Sun
12 36 (1.59%) Siebel
13 33 (1.46%) Tableau
14 26 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (1.06%) Google
16 22 (0.97%) Cognos
17 18 (0.80%) Zend
17 18 (0.80%) DevExpress
18 16 (0.71%) 29West
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