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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 94 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1163 1103 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.99% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.45% 9.16% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 668 584
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 16
Average hourly rate £40.60 £35.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% +29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.87 £19.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £47.05 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +10.40%

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
12311 12041 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 21.72% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8029 7655 6140
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 201 217
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +11 1022 £415 +0.60% 395
London -3 519 £475 +11.76% 179
City of London -1 143 £500 +16.27% 41
South East +9 132 £375 +9.09% 62
Scotland -18 82 £375 +4.02% 21
Yorkshire +26 76 £400 +23.07% 24
East of England +25 69 £400 +23.07% 27
North West +15 69 £388 +19.23% 37
West Yorkshire +32 66 £414 +25.37% 14
Leeds +28 55 £415 +34.95% 7
West Midlands -2 54 £375 +2.73% 24
North East +12 39 £430 +63.80% 2
Tyne and Wear +14 38 £428 +62.85% 2
Glasgow -17 38 £350 +10.84% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 37 £428 +62.85% 2
Essex +24 34 £400 - 1
South West -5 31 £369 +5.35% 26
Birmingham +15 28 £378 +29.05% 7
Berkshire +6 28 £335 +48.88% 8
East Midlands 0 28 £340 -9.33% 12
West Sussex +8 27 £449 +38.07% 4
Edinburgh -18 26 £400 -2.43% 8
Lancashire +26 25 £389 - 4
Wales +17 25 £350 +9.80% 6
Cheshire +10 25 £388 +9.15% 6
South Wales +16 23 £350 +9.80% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 23 £295 -9.57% 4
Milton Keynes +9 21 £295 -28.48% 2
Hertfordshire -5 21 £413 +26.92% 10
Hampshire -9 18 £400 +14.69% 10

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 1195 (53.11%) SQL
2 945 (42.00%) Java
3 925 (41.11%) RDBMS
4 811 (36.04%) Oracle
5 738 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
6 690 (30.67%) Linux
7 581 (25.82%) UNIX
8 543 (24.13%) SQL Server
9 542 (24.09%) HTML
10 510 (22.67%) JavaScript
11 498 (22.13%) Finance
12 413 (18.36%) XML
13 368 (16.36%) Web Services
14 362 (16.09%) TDD
15 359 (15.96%) OO
16 351 (15.60%) CSS
17 341 (15.16%) Banking
18 304 (13.51%) Microsoft
19 296 (13.16%) Windows
20 272 (12.09%) Spring
21 270 (12.00%) .NET
22 257 (11.42%) C#
23 253 (11.24%) Hibernate
23 253 (11.24%) Oracle Database
24 247 (10.98%) HTTP
25 244 (10.84%) Web Development
26 243 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
27 235 (10.44%) Subversion
28 232 (10.31%) MySQL
29 228 (10.13%) Python

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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
1 130 (5.78%) WebSphere
2 106 (4.71%) JBoss
3 97 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 90 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 87 (3.87%) Apache
6 75 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 54 (2.40%) IIS
8 42 (1.87%) SAS
9 39 (1.73%) Confluence
10 34 (1.51%) Node.js
11 31 (1.38%) CMS
11 31 (1.38%) GlassFish
12 30 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 25 (1.11%) nginx
14 22 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
17 16 (0.71%) OpenStack
18 13 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
19 12 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 200 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.02%) MS Office
3 21 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.58%) SPSS
6 10 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.089%) MS Project
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) ArcInfo
10 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.44%) Maximo
6 9 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.40%) RMDS
7 8 (0.36%) Magento
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.13%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.13%) SAP BCA
10 3 (0.13%) Tridion
10 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.13%) Exstream
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.089%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.02%) PaaS
3 17 (0.76%) Heroku
4 15 (0.67%) Engine Yard
5 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.53%) GitHub
7 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.49%) SaaS
8 8 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.18%) Route 53
11 4 (0.18%) Office 365
12 3 (0.13%) IaaS
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.089%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 247 (10.98%) HTTP
2 88 (3.91%) Internet
3 65 (2.89%) DNS
4 63 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 46 (2.04%) FTP
6 43 (1.91%) SSL
7 39 (1.73%) Firewall
8 33 (1.47%) DHCP
9 32 (1.42%) SAN
9 32 (1.42%) LDAP
10 30 (1.33%) IPsec
11 27 (1.20%) LAN
11 27 (1.20%) WAN
12 22 (0.98%) VLAN
13 20 (0.89%) SNMP
14 15 (0.67%) NAS
15 14 (0.62%) Intranet
15 14 (0.62%) VPN
16 10 (0.44%) HTTPS
17 9 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 925 (41.11%) RDBMS
2 543 (24.13%) SQL Server
3 253 (11.24%) Oracle Database
4 232 (10.31%) MySQL
5 202 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
6 196 (8.71%) MongoDB
7 167 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 158 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 144 (6.40%) NoSQL
10 123 (5.47%) DB2
11 98 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 92 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 89 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
14 71 (3.16%) Neo4j
15 68 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 63 (2.80%) Big Data
17 56 (2.49%) Hadoop
18 53 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
19 47 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
20 43 (1.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 235 (10.44%) Subversion
2 221 (9.82%) Git (software)
3 151 (6.71%) Jenkins
4 127 (5.64%) Maven
4 127 (5.64%) JUnit
5 123 (5.47%) Eclipse
6 90 (4.00%) JIRA
7 75 (3.33%) Ant
8 68 (3.02%) Selenium
9 64 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 61 (2.71%) Visual Studio
11 52 (2.31%) jMock
11 52 (2.31%) Cucumber
12 46 (2.04%) Mockito
13 41 (1.82%) NUnit
14 39 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 37 (1.64%) Toad
16 29 (1.29%) Hudson
16 29 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
16 29 (1.29%) ClearCase
General
1 498 (22.13%) Finance
2 341 (15.16%) Banking
3 193 (8.58%) Investment Banking
4 95 (4.22%) Front Office
5 66 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.71%) Marketing
7 38 (1.69%) Retail
8 29 (1.29%) Legal
9 26 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.80%) Back Office
12 14 (0.62%) Publishing
13 10 (0.44%) Advertising
14 8 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.31%) Games
15 7 (0.31%) Billing
16 6 (0.27%) French Language
16 6 (0.27%) Local Government
17 5 (0.22%) Law
18 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1254 (55.73%) Developer
2 512 (22.76%) Java Developer
3 291 (12.93%) Analyst
4 175 (7.78%) Architect
5 155 (6.89%) Senior Developer
6 102 (4.53%) .NET Developer
7 86 (3.82%) DBA
8 83 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 77 (3.42%) Data Analyst
10 67 (2.98%) SQL Developer
11 65 (2.89%) C# Developer
12 62 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
13 58 (2.58%) Consultant
14 55 (2.44%) Programmer
15 54 (2.40%) Administrator
16 53 (2.36%) Business Analyst
17 50 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
18 45 (2.00%) Web Developer
18 45 (2.00%) C++ Developer
19 43 (1.91%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (24.09%) HTML
2 413 (18.36%) XML
3 368 (16.36%) Web Services
4 351 (15.60%) CSS
5 272 (12.09%) Spring
6 270 (12.00%) .NET
7 253 (11.24%) Hibernate
8 225 (10.00%) REST
9 190 (8.44%) J2EE
10 155 (6.89%) HTML5
11 149 (6.62%) SOAP
12 126 (5.60%) JSP
12 126 (5.60%) JSON
13 125 (5.56%) jQuery
13 125 (5.56%) ASP.NET
14 122 (5.42%) Ajax
14 122 (5.42%) JAX-RS
15 116 (5.16%) RESTful
16 109 (4.84%) JMS
17 87 (3.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 226 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.87%) Open Source
3 129 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 83 (3.69%) Derivative
5 75 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 61 (2.71%) Clustering
7 52 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 48 (2.13%) Replication
8 48 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 46 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 38 (1.69%) Data Integration
11 36 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.47%) Mathematics
13 32 (1.42%) Fixed Income
14 30 (1.33%) Mainframe
15 29 (1.29%) N-Tier
16 26 (1.16%) User Experience
17 25 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
18 22 (0.98%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 690 (30.67%) Linux
2 581 (25.82%) UNIX
3 296 (13.16%) Windows
4 156 (6.93%) Mac OS X
5 81 (3.60%) Solaris
6 51 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.47%) VME
10 32 (1.42%) CentOS
10 32 (1.42%) AIX
11 29 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.53%) HPUX
14 10 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.44%) Android
14 10 (0.44%) Debian
14 10 (0.44%) SUSE
15 8 (0.36%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (16.09%) TDD
3 359 (15.96%) OO
4 244 (10.84%) Web Development
5 243 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
6 228 (10.13%) Scrum
7 225 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 201 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 188 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
10 181 (8.04%) Web Design
11 175 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 172 (7.64%) ETL
13 164 (7.29%) MVC
14 162 (7.20%) SOA
15 140 (6.22%) Multithreading
16 136 (6.04%) Migration
17 133 (5.91%) BDD
18 132 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
19 130 (5.78%) Unit Testing
20 107 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1195 (53.11%) SQL
2 945 (42.00%) Java
3 510 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 257 (11.42%) C#
5 228 (10.13%) Python
6 199 (8.84%) Perl
7 198 (8.80%) PL/SQL
8 139 (6.18%) Shell Script
9 123 (5.47%) T-SQL
10 119 (5.29%) Ruby
11 110 (4.89%) PHP
12 91 (4.04%) C++
13 76 (3.38%) VBA
14 67 (2.98%) Scala
15 62 (2.76%) Bash Shell
16 60 (2.67%) VB
17 58 (2.58%) Korn
18 39 (1.73%) VBScript
19 37 (1.64%) PowerShell
20 36 (1.60%) C
Qualifications
1 184 (8.18%) Degree
2 122 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 67 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.47%) ISEB
5 23 (1.02%) Sun Certification
6 19 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.49%) Siebel Certification
10 10 (0.44%) OCPJP
11 8 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.27%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.18%) OCAJ
14 4 (0.18%) OCP
14 4 (0.18%) OCA
14 4 (0.18%) PMP
14 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.18%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.44%) QA
2 23 (1.02%) SLA
3 19 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.22%) FATCA
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) Basel III
8 2 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.044%) Basel II
9 1 (0.044%) GMP
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.044%) GxP
9 1 (0.044%) MiFID
9 1 (0.044%) COBIT
9 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.044%) EMIR
System Software
1 34 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (0.89%) HDFS
5 17 (0.76%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.44%) vSphere
6 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (0.40%) Samba
7 9 (0.40%) Docker
7 9 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.36%) XenServer
8 8 (0.36%) Postfix
8 8 (0.36%) iptables
9 7 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.18%) vCloud
10 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.13%) KVM
11 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 91 (4.04%) Puppet
2 56 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (1.24%) Nagios
5 21 (0.93%) Cobbler
6 19 (0.84%) Data Guard
7 17 (0.76%) Salt
8 16 (0.71%) Ansible
9 15 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (0.62%) Oozie
11 13 (0.58%) collectd
12 12 (0.53%) Control-M
13 10 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (0.40%) Netcool
14 9 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
15 8 (0.36%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 6 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 811 (36.04%) Oracle
2 304 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 162 (7.20%) IBM
4 146 (6.49%) Sybase
5 83 (3.69%) Red Hat
6 75 (3.33%) VMware
7 67 (2.98%) Business Objects
8 50 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 44 (1.96%) Informatica
10 37 (1.64%) HP
11 36 (1.60%) Siebel
12 35 (1.56%) Cognos
12 35 (1.56%) SAP
13 33 (1.47%) Sun
14 23 (1.02%) Tableau
15 22 (0.98%) Citrix
16 21 (0.93%) Teradata
17 20 (0.89%) DevExpress
18 17 (0.76%) Cisco
19 14 (0.62%) Akamai
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