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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 95 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1179 1069 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.04% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.90% 8.86% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 645 704
Average daily rate
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£425 £408 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +24.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £15.50 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%

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
11909 12064 11317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 23.05% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7804 7448 6630
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 250 292
Average hourly rate £31.40 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.20 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -1 1036 £425 - 375
London +5 577 £450 -10.00% 149
City of London -5 140 £425 -15.00% 57
South East -16 112 £340 -2.85% 55
East of England +10 103 £425 +17.24% 29
Scotland -4 76 £400 +23.07% 31
Essex +26 73 £450 +80.00% 5
South West +1 61 £375 - 37
Yorkshire +11 56 £375 +20.00% 26
Wales +4 48 £363 +9.02% 4
North East +2 47 £400 +60.00% 6
Tyne and Wear +3 46 £413 - 4
West Yorkshire +10 44 £425 +30.76% 18
North West -13 43 £375 +26.05% 45
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 41 £394 - 4
Glasgow -12 38 £419 +30.35% 17
Southend-on-Sea -1 37 £475 +280.00% 2
Leeds +8 36 £425 +30.76% 16
Berkshire +3 33 £336 -20.88% 13
Bristol -1 25 £400 +37.93% 3
Edinburgh -6 23 £375 +22.34% 8
South Wales -8 22 £350 +15.22% 4
Hampshire -23 20 £363 -4.60% 12
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £290 -9.37% 5
Hertfordshire -10 19 £396 -2.61% 10
West Midlands -10 19 £358 +30.00% 21
Milton Keynes 0 18 £290 -9.37% 3
Surrey -6 18 £400 +14.28% 10
East Midlands -38 14 £350 +14.28% 7
Gloucestershire 0 13 £338 -4.92% 7

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1280 (55.10%) SQL
2 975 (41.97%) Java
3 923 (39.73%) Oracle
4 874 (37.62%) RDBMS
5 723 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
6 672 (28.93%) Linux
7 624 (26.86%) UNIX
8 620 (26.69%) HTML
9 600 (25.83%) SQL Server
10 547 (23.55%) JavaScript
11 503 (21.65%) Finance
12 457 (19.67%) CSS
13 441 (18.98%) XML
14 354 (15.24%) MySQL
15 348 (14.98%) Banking
16 347 (14.94%) Spring
17 344 (14.81%) TDD
18 334 (14.38%) Web Services
19 312 (13.43%) OO
20 291 (12.53%) Subversion
21 290 (12.48%) Hibernate
22 289 (12.44%) Oracle Database
23 280 (12.05%) Git (software)
24 277 (11.92%) .NET
25 271 (11.67%) Windows
26 269 (11.58%) Web Development
27 267 (11.49%) C#
27 267 (11.49%) PL/SQL
28 266 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
29 265 (11.41%) Business Intelligence

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 149 (6.41%) JBoss
2 145 (6.24%) Apache
3 127 (5.47%) Tomcat
4 102 (4.39%) WebSphere
5 86 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 68 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 65 (2.80%) CMS
8 51 (2.20%) SAS
9 41 (1.76%) Node.js
10 37 (1.59%) Confluence
10 37 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 31 (1.33%) IIS
12 28 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.95%) nginx
14 18 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
16 12 (0.52%) MediaWiki
17 11 (0.47%) WordPress
17 11 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 181 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.06%) MS Office
3 22 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.34%) SPSS
7 8 (0.34%) MS Project
8 6 (0.26%) ArcInfo
8 6 (0.26%) FastStats
9 2 (0.086%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.086%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.043%) Stata
10 1 (0.043%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 19 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.30%) RMDS
6 7 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.17%) Magento
9 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.17%) Agresso
9 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.13%) Shopify
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.86%) SaaS
1 20 (0.86%) GitHub
2 15 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.39%) PaaS
5 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.17%) Force.com
6 4 (0.17%) IaaS
6 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.13%) Route 53
8 2 (0.086%) Office 365
9 1 (0.043%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.043%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 228 (9.81%) HTTP
2 82 (3.53%) LDAP
3 44 (1.89%) Internet
4 22 (0.95%) Firewall
5 21 (0.90%) LAN
6 20 (0.86%) WAN
6 20 (0.86%) SAN
7 19 (0.82%) AMQP
8 18 (0.77%) DNS
9 17 (0.73%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.65%) VPN
10 15 (0.65%) SSL
11 13 (0.56%) OSPF
11 13 (0.56%) BGP
11 13 (0.56%) Network Security
12 12 (0.52%) IPsec
12 12 (0.52%) EIGRP
12 12 (0.52%) IPv6
13 11 (0.47%) Intranet
14 10 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (37.62%) RDBMS
2 600 (25.83%) SQL Server
3 354 (15.24%) MySQL
4 289 (12.44%) Oracle Database
5 266 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
6 167 (7.19%) MongoDB
7 160 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 134 (5.77%) DB2
9 133 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 132 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 126 (5.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 119 (5.12%) NoSQL
13 102 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 82 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
15 74 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 67 (2.88%) Neo4j
17 59 (2.54%) Hadoop
18 57 (2.45%) MariaDB
19 54 (2.32%) Big Data
19 54 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 291 (12.53%) Subversion
2 280 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 137 (5.90%) Maven
4 120 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 111 (4.78%) JUnit
6 103 (4.43%) Selenium
7 96 (4.13%) Ant
8 80 (3.44%) Eclipse
9 74 (3.19%) JIRA
10 58 (2.50%) Visual Studio
11 40 (1.72%) jMock
12 35 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (1.51%) CruiseControl
12 35 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.51%) Mockito
13 31 (1.33%) IntelliJ
14 30 (1.29%) Cucumber
15 27 (1.16%) SoapUI
16 24 (1.03%) FitNesse
17 21 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 503 (21.65%) Finance
2 348 (14.98%) Banking
3 143 (6.16%) Investment Banking
4 115 (4.95%) Front Office
5 87 (3.75%) Marketing
6 68 (2.93%) Retail
7 56 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 23 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.90%) Billing
11 20 (0.86%) Legal
12 18 (0.77%) Back Office
13 17 (0.73%) Games
14 15 (0.65%) Publishing
15 11 (0.47%) Advertising
16 8 (0.34%) Electronics
17 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1315 (56.61%) Developer
2 533 (22.94%) Java Developer
3 314 (13.52%) Analyst
4 163 (7.02%) Architect
5 162 (6.97%) Senior Developer
6 126 (5.42%) DBA
7 108 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 94 (4.05%) Consultant
9 87 (3.75%) Data Analyst
10 80 (3.44%) C# Developer
10 80 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 77 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 68 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 58 (2.50%) Administrator
14 55 (2.37%) Web Developer
15 48 (2.07%) Oracle DBA
16 47 (2.02%) SQL DBA
17 44 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
17 44 (1.89%) PHP Developer
18 43 (1.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (26.69%) HTML
2 457 (19.67%) CSS
3 441 (18.98%) XML
4 347 (14.94%) Spring
5 334 (14.38%) Web Services
6 290 (12.48%) Hibernate
7 277 (11.92%) .NET
8 221 (9.51%) REST
9 163 (7.02%) Ajax
10 157 (6.76%) JSON
11 155 (6.67%) JSP
12 153 (6.59%) SOAP
13 146 (6.28%) J2EE
14 141 (6.07%) jQuery
15 124 (5.34%) ASP.NET
16 118 (5.08%) Spring MVC
17 117 (5.04%) JDBC
18 106 (4.56%) XSLT
19 104 (4.48%) Struts
20 102 (4.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 237 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (5.17%) Open Source
3 118 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 104 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 101 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 99 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 76 (3.27%) Derivative
8 71 (3.06%) Data Integration
9 61 (2.63%) Replication
10 54 (2.32%) Management Information System
11 52 (2.24%) User Experience
12 49 (2.11%) Data Structures
13 47 (2.02%) Fixed Income
14 41 (1.76%) Client/Server
15 38 (1.64%) Clustering
15 38 (1.64%) Equities
16 29 (1.25%) N-Tier
16 29 (1.25%) Wiki
17 23 (0.99%) Social Media
17 23 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 672 (28.93%) Linux
2 624 (26.86%) UNIX
3 271 (11.67%) Windows
4 207 (8.91%) Mac OS X
5 51 (2.20%) Solaris
6 47 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (1.94%) AIX
8 40 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.03%) Android
9 24 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.99%) CentOS
11 21 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.90%) Debian
12 17 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.52%) VMS
14 9 (0.39%) SUSE
15 8 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.17%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (14.81%) TDD
3 312 (13.43%) OO
4 269 (11.58%) Web Development
5 265 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
6 262 (11.28%) MVC
7 259 (11.15%) Configuration Management
8 255 (10.98%) Data Modelling
9 230 (9.90%) Scrum
10 228 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
11 205 (8.82%) ETL
12 200 (8.61%) Responsive Web Design
13 199 (8.57%) Web Design
14 162 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
15 155 (6.67%) SOA
16 141 (6.07%) Unit Testing
17 132 (5.68%) Mentoring
18 130 (5.60%) Migration
19 127 (5.47%) Data Analysis
20 115 (4.95%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1280 (55.10%) SQL
2 975 (41.97%) Java
3 547 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 267 (11.49%) C#
4 267 (11.49%) PL/SQL
5 224 (9.64%) Python
6 184 (7.92%) Perl
7 133 (5.73%) Ruby
8 129 (5.55%) Shell Script
9 119 (5.12%) PHP
10 109 (4.69%) C++
11 95 (4.09%) T-SQL
12 87 (3.75%) Scala
13 72 (3.10%) VBA
14 56 (2.41%) C
15 47 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 35 (1.51%) VB.NET
17 27 (1.16%) VB
17 27 (1.16%) PHP5
18 22 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 194 (8.35%) Degree
2 116 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.38%) ISEB
5 24 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.56%) CCNA
8 13 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 8 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.30%) MCITP
11 6 (0.26%) MCSE
12 5 (0.22%) CCNP
12 5 (0.22%) OCP
13 4 (0.17%) CISM
13 4 (0.17%) CCSA
13 4 (0.17%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.22%) QA
2 20 (0.86%) SLA
3 10 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) Basel III
6 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) FATCA
8 2 (0.086%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.043%) EMIR
9 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.043%) COREP
9 1 (0.043%) FINREP
System Software
1 61 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.65%) Shibboleth
5 12 (0.52%) Postfix
5 12 (0.52%) XenServer
5 12 (0.52%) Samba
6 11 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.30%) Firmware
7 7 (0.30%) NFS
8 5 (0.22%) Xen
8 5 (0.22%) RHEV
9 4 (0.17%) HDFS
9 4 (0.17%) KVM
9 4 (0.17%) NDS
9 4 (0.17%) Varnish
10 3 (0.13%) Docker
11 2 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.086%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 74 (3.19%) Puppet
2 44 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (1.33%) Data Guard
5 12 (0.52%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.43%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.39%) Ansible
7 9 (0.39%) Salt
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.22%) Nagios
11 4 (0.17%) Ganglia
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.13%) Control-M
12 3 (0.13%) collectd
13 2 (0.086%) CA LISA
13 2 (0.086%) SCCM
13 2 (0.086%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 923 (39.73%) Oracle
2 244 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 189 (8.14%) Sybase
4 107 (4.61%) Business Objects
5 105 (4.52%) IBM
6 69 (2.97%) SAP
7 63 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 54 (2.32%) Informatica
9 47 (2.02%) Tableau
10 45 (1.94%) VMware
11 42 (1.81%) HP
12 38 (1.64%) TIBCO
13 36 (1.55%) Sun
14 35 (1.51%) Cognos
15 34 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (1.42%) Google
17 29 (1.25%) Zend
18 19 (0.82%) FatWire
19 17 (0.73%) Siebel
20 16 (0.69%) Teradata
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