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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 96 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1103 1052 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.05% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.69% 9.05% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 647 712
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £348
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 41
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.70 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £38.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +4.59%

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
11385 11624 10887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.99% 22.71% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7570 7136 6619
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 258 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £48.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -7 991 £425 - 269
London +6 572 £475 - 128
South East -2 149 £335 -10.66% 30
City of London -17 133 £465 -7.00% 57
Scotland -7 87 £420 +29.23% 13
East of England -17 61 £450 +20.00% 27
Yorkshire +12 52 £400 +23.07% 19
Edinburgh +2 44 £395 +28.87% 6
West Yorkshire +3 42 £400 +23.07% 15
South West -33 39 £375 - 14
Essex +9 38 £475 +151.77% 5
North West -26 36 £350 +28.44% 28
Leeds +2 35 £413 +26.92% 10
North East +1 33 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 32 £451 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 32 £451 - 1
Hampshire -17 29 £400 +6.66% 6
Surrey -4 27 £400 -5.88% 9
Glasgow -25 26 £450 +41.06% 4
Berkshire -11 25 £335 -7.58% 4
West Midlands -17 22 £364 +31.08% 13
Buckinghamshire -11 21 £290 -9.37% 3
Southend-on-Sea +1 19 £475 +273.07%
Oxfordshire -5 17 £295 - 4
Milton Keynes -9 17 £290 -9.37% 1
East Midlands -11 16 £350 +12.00% 8
Manchester -24 16 £325 +19.26% 16
Hertfordshire -1 14 £365 -8.75% 8
Oxford -12 14 £295 - 1
Lancashire - 14 £374 - 3

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1289 (56.49%) SQL
2 992 (43.47%) Java
3 904 (39.61%) Oracle
4 888 (38.91%) RDBMS
5 718 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
6 687 (30.11%) Linux
7 625 (27.39%) UNIX
8 621 (27.21%) HTML
9 584 (25.59%) SQL Server
10 520 (22.79%) JavaScript
11 512 (22.44%) Finance
12 436 (19.11%) XML
13 433 (18.97%) CSS
14 354 (15.51%) Web Services
15 348 (15.25%) Spring
16 346 (15.16%) Banking
17 342 (14.99%) TDD
18 327 (14.33%) OO
19 324 (14.20%) MySQL
20 309 (13.54%) Hibernate
21 295 (12.93%) PL/SQL
22 282 (12.36%) Subversion
23 276 (12.09%) Windows
24 275 (12.05%) Oracle Database
25 269 (11.79%) .NET
26 265 (11.61%) Git (software)
27 264 (11.57%) Web Development
28 259 (11.35%) Microsoft
29 256 (11.22%) MVC
30 244 (10.69%) C#

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 143 (6.27%) Apache
2 140 (6.13%) JBoss
3 135 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 114 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 84 (3.68%) WebLogic
6 74 (3.24%) CMS
7 59 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 48 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 40 (1.75%) SAS
10 36 (1.58%) Confluence
11 34 (1.49%) IIS
12 32 (1.40%) Node.js
13 20 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
14 19 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.83%) nginx
15 13 (0.57%) Jetty
16 12 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
16 12 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 171 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.03%) MS Office
3 21 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.61%) SPSS
7 13 (0.57%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.31%) MS Project
8 7 (0.31%) ArcInfo
9 6 (0.26%) FastStats
10 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.044%) Stata
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.044%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 20 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.31%) RMDS
6 7 (0.31%) Magento
6 7 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.13%) Maximo
9 3 (0.13%) Exstream
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (0.96%) GitHub
2 22 (0.96%) PaaS
3 17 (0.74%) SaaS
4 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.48%) Heroku
5 11 (0.48%) Engine Yard
6 9 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.26%) IaaS
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.13%) Route 53
12 2 (0.088%) Force.com
13 1 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 226 (9.90%) HTTP
2 81 (3.55%) LDAP
3 58 (2.54%) Internet
4 35 (1.53%) DNS
5 28 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 27 (1.18%) Firewall
7 24 (1.05%) SAN
8 20 (0.88%) SSL
8 20 (0.88%) AMQP
9 19 (0.83%) FTP
10 18 (0.79%) LAN
11 17 (0.74%) WAN
12 15 (0.66%) Intranet
13 11 (0.48%) VPN
13 11 (0.48%) SSH
14 10 (0.44%) VLAN
14 10 (0.44%) NAS
14 10 (0.44%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.44%) SMTP
15 9 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 888 (38.91%) RDBMS
2 584 (25.59%) SQL Server
3 324 (14.20%) MySQL
4 275 (12.05%) Oracle Database
5 231 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
6 204 (8.94%) MongoDB
7 164 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 152 (6.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 136 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 122 (5.35%) DB2
11 119 (5.21%) NoSQL
12 107 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 98 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 90 (3.94%) Neo4j
15 85 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
16 72 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
17 68 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
18 57 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
19 56 (2.45%) MariaDB
20 52 (2.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 282 (12.36%) Subversion
2 265 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 151 (6.62%) Maven
4 149 (6.53%) Jenkins
5 127 (5.57%) JUnit
6 107 (4.69%) Eclipse
7 103 (4.51%) Ant
8 86 (3.77%) JIRA
9 82 (3.59%) Selenium
10 52 (2.28%) Visual Studio
11 49 (2.15%) Mockito
12 48 (2.10%) jMock
13 45 (1.97%) TeamCity
13 45 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (1.80%) Toad
15 39 (1.71%) CruiseControl
16 35 (1.53%) Cucumber
17 33 (1.45%) ClearCase
18 32 (1.40%) IntelliJ
19 27 (1.18%) FitNesse
General
1 512 (22.44%) Finance
2 346 (15.16%) Banking
3 158 (6.92%) Investment Banking
4 96 (4.21%) Front Office
5 88 (3.86%) Marketing
6 68 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.19%) Retail
8 23 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 22 (0.96%) Legal
10 20 (0.88%) Billing
11 17 (0.74%) Publishing
12 16 (0.70%) Games
13 15 (0.66%) Back Office
14 11 (0.48%) Advertising
15 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.22%) Electronics
17 4 (0.18%) Law
18 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1294 (56.70%) Developer
2 563 (24.67%) Java Developer
3 315 (13.80%) Analyst
4 174 (7.62%) Senior Developer
5 128 (5.61%) Architect
6 118 (5.17%) DBA
7 91 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 88 (3.86%) Business Analyst
9 87 (3.81%) Data Analyst
10 81 (3.55%) Consultant
11 77 (3.37%) .NET Developer
12 68 (2.98%) SQL Developer
13 66 (2.89%) C# Developer
14 57 (2.50%) Web Developer
15 50 (2.19%) SQL DBA
16 47 (2.06%) Oracle DBA
16 47 (2.06%) Oracle Developer
17 46 (2.02%) Administrator
18 43 (1.88%) Applications Support
18 43 (1.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (27.21%) HTML
2 436 (19.11%) XML
3 433 (18.97%) CSS
4 354 (15.51%) Web Services
5 348 (15.25%) Spring
6 309 (13.54%) Hibernate
7 269 (11.79%) .NET
8 230 (10.08%) REST
9 184 (8.06%) JSP
10 163 (7.14%) J2EE
11 162 (7.10%) JSON
12 161 (7.06%) Ajax
13 153 (6.70%) SOAP
14 124 (5.43%) JDBC
15 123 (5.39%) jQuery
16 120 (5.26%) HTML5
17 117 (5.13%) Spring MVC
18 115 (5.04%) JAX-RS
19 113 (4.95%) Struts
20 111 (4.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 220 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 115 (5.04%) Open Source
4 103 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 85 (3.72%) Derivative
6 82 (3.59%) Visualisation
7 72 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 60 (2.63%) Replication
8 60 (2.63%) Data Integration
9 52 (2.28%) Clustering
10 48 (2.10%) Fixed Income
11 45 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 45 (1.97%) Data Structures
12 43 (1.88%) User Experience
13 42 (1.84%) Client/Server
14 33 (1.45%) Equities
15 29 (1.27%) Statistics
16 26 (1.14%) Mathematics
17 25 (1.10%) N-Tier
18 23 (1.01%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 687 (30.11%) Linux
2 625 (27.39%) UNIX
3 276 (12.09%) Windows
4 201 (8.81%) Mac OS X
5 60 (2.63%) Solaris
6 56 (2.45%) AIX
7 50 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (1.36%) CentOS
11 28 (1.23%) Ubuntu
12 22 (0.96%) Android
13 18 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.74%) VMS
15 13 (0.57%) Debian
16 12 (0.53%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.39%) SUSE
18 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.35%) HPUX
19 6 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (14.99%) TDD
3 327 (14.33%) OO
4 264 (11.57%) Web Development
5 256 (11.22%) MVC
6 236 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 232 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 224 (9.82%) Scrum
9 222 (9.73%) Configuration Management
10 215 (9.42%) Data Modelling
11 185 (8.11%) Web Design
12 183 (8.02%) Responsive Web Design
13 169 (7.41%) ETL
14 148 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
15 146 (6.40%) Unit Testing
16 134 (5.87%) SOA
17 131 (5.74%) Migration
18 125 (5.48%) Data Analysis
18 125 (5.48%) Mentoring
19 106 (4.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1289 (56.49%) SQL
2 992 (43.47%) Java
3 520 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 295 (12.93%) PL/SQL
5 244 (10.69%) C#
6 222 (9.73%) Python
7 191 (8.37%) Perl
8 140 (6.13%) Shell Script
9 120 (5.26%) Ruby
10 112 (4.91%) PHP
11 109 (4.78%) C++
12 101 (4.43%) T-SQL
13 77 (3.37%) Scala
14 65 (2.85%) VBA
15 57 (2.50%) Bash Shell
16 37 (1.62%) Korn
17 36 (1.58%) C
18 34 (1.49%) VB
19 32 (1.40%) VB.NET
20 29 (1.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 209 (9.16%) Degree
2 128 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 72 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.10%) Sun Certification
6 24 (1.05%) ISEB
7 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.48%) OCPJP
11 10 (0.44%) Siebel Certification
12 9 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.39%) CCNA
12 9 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.35%) MCITP
14 7 (0.31%) MCSE
15 5 (0.22%) MCDBA
15 5 (0.22%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.22%) CCNP
15 5 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.30%) QA
2 19 (0.83%) SLA
3 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.22%) Basel III
5 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) FATCA
7 1 (0.044%) EMIR
7 1 (0.044%) COREP
7 1 (0.044%) FINREP
7 1 (0.044%) GMP
7 1 (0.044%) GxP
7 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.70%) Shibboleth
6 12 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (0.35%) NFS
8 6 (0.26%) Samba
8 6 (0.26%) Xen
8 6 (0.26%) Postfix
8 6 (0.26%) XenServer
8 6 (0.26%) HDFS
9 4 (0.18%) KVM
9 4 (0.18%) Docker
9 4 (0.18%) RHEV
9 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (3.37%) Puppet
2 44 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (1.23%) Data Guard
5 20 (0.88%) Nagios
6 14 (0.61%) Ansible
7 12 (0.53%) Cobbler
7 12 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.53%) collectd
8 10 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (0.44%) Salt
9 7 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.18%) Netcool
11 4 (0.18%) Icinga
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 904 (39.61%) Oracle
2 259 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 159 (6.97%) Sybase
4 123 (5.39%) IBM
5 96 (4.21%) Business Objects
6 67 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 57 (2.50%) VMware
8 55 (2.41%) SAP
9 54 (2.37%) Informatica
10 50 (2.19%) TIBCO
11 48 (2.10%) HP
12 42 (1.84%) Sun
13 39 (1.71%) Tableau
14 35 (1.53%) Siebel
15 28 (1.23%) Cognos
15 28 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.10%) Google
17 22 (0.96%) Zend
18 17 (0.74%) FatWire
19 15 (0.66%) Bloomberg
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