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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 88 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1195 1076 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 2.04% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.02% 9.12% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 621 679
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £581 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +43.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +26.49%

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
11923 11797 12188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 22.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 7323 6964
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 192 345
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 1024 £425 +2.71% 369
London +15 550 £450 -2.70% 153
City of London -5 130 £440 -7.12% 60
South East -17 106 £338 -10.00% 48
Scotland -1 100 £400 +14.28% 24
East of England -9 87 £425 +17.24% 43
North West +28 74 £375 +26.05% 42
South West +11 69 £375 - 19
Essex +25 55 £448 +68.86% 9
Glasgow -13 54 £400 +14.28% 13
Yorkshire -3 52 £413 +32.53% 25
Wales -3 51 £338 +22.72% 15
West Yorkshire -3 36 £425 +37.09% 16
Surrey +14 30 £295 -21.33% 13
Edinburgh +8 29 £443 +23.77% 6
West Midlands -2 29 £315 -14.57% 19
South Wales -6 29 £305 +10.90% 10
North East -9 28 £375 +50.00% 11
Tyne and Wear -7 27 £381 - 10
Cheshire +17 26 £400 +35.59% 10
Bristol +4 26 £388 +10.71% 3
East Midlands -21 26 £350 - 10
Manchester +3 24 £388 +32.77% 26
Leeds +3 23 £413 +26.92% 13
Hampshire -6 23 £350 - 4
Berkshire -9 22 £370 -19.34% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 20 £381 - 9
Gloucestershire -1 19 £421 +18.66% 4
Hertfordshire -25 18 £391 -13.05% 15
South Yorkshire +16 14 £225 - 4

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1256 (54.35%) SQL
2 952 (41.19%) Oracle
3 948 (41.02%) Java
4 849 (36.74%) RDBMS
5 672 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
6 634 (27.43%) UNIX
7 628 (27.17%) Linux
8 620 (26.83%) SQL Server
9 602 (26.05%) HTML
10 544 (23.54%) JavaScript
11 493 (21.33%) Finance
12 456 (19.73%) XML
13 434 (18.78%) CSS
14 339 (14.67%) Web Services
15 325 (14.06%) Banking
16 324 (14.02%) OO
17 311 (13.46%) Oracle Database
18 309 (13.37%) Subversion
19 301 (13.02%) Spring
19 301 (13.02%) MySQL
20 300 (12.98%) TDD
21 297 (12.85%) .NET
22 296 (12.81%) Windows
23 286 (12.38%) C#
24 282 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
25 268 (11.60%) Git (software)
26 267 (11.55%) Hibernate
27 266 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
28 263 (11.38%) Microsoft
29 255 (11.03%) Data Modelling

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 122 (5.28%) Apache
2 105 (4.54%) WebSphere
3 88 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 75 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 74 (3.20%) WebLogic
6 54 (2.34%) CMS
7 46 (1.99%) SAS
8 43 (1.86%) Node.js
9 40 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 28 (1.21%) IIS
11 23 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
12 22 (0.95%) MQSeries
12 22 (0.95%) Confluence
13 19 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.82%) nginx
14 16 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
15 13 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
15 13 (0.56%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.52%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 189 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 76 (3.29%) MS Office
3 21 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.43%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.30%) SPSS
8 6 (0.26%) MS Project
8 6 (0.26%) FastStats
9 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.17%) ArcInfo
9 4 (0.17%) Stata
10 2 (0.087%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.043%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 18 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 15 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.35%) RMDS
6 7 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.26%) Tridion
7 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.22%) Magento
8 5 (0.22%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.17%) Agresso
9 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.21%) SaaS
2 17 (0.74%) GitHub
3 15 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.39%) Force.com
7 7 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.087%) Office 365
9 2 (0.087%) PaaS
10 1 (0.043%) Heroku
10 1 (0.043%) Route 53
10 1 (0.043%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 212 (9.17%) HTTP
2 63 (2.73%) LDAP
2 63 (2.73%) Internet
3 22 (0.95%) LAN
3 22 (0.95%) WAN
4 21 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.87%) SAN
6 19 (0.82%) Firewall
7 16 (0.69%) AMQP
8 15 (0.65%) DNS
9 14 (0.61%) VPN
10 13 (0.56%) OSPF
10 13 (0.56%) BGP
10 13 (0.56%) Network Security
11 12 (0.52%) IPv6
11 12 (0.52%) IPsec
11 12 (0.52%) Intranet
11 12 (0.52%) EIGRP
12 9 (0.39%) SSL
13 8 (0.35%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 849 (36.74%) RDBMS
2 620 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 311 (13.46%) Oracle Database
4 301 (13.02%) MySQL
5 282 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
6 160 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 142 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 134 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 130 (5.63%) MongoDB
9 130 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 127 (5.50%) DB2
11 104 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 104 (4.50%) NoSQL
12 81 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
13 79 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 62 (2.68%) Hadoop
15 60 (2.60%) Neo4j
16 56 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
17 53 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 52 (2.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 309 (13.37%) Subversion
2 268 (11.60%) Git (software)
3 136 (5.88%) Maven
4 102 (4.41%) JUnit
5 101 (4.37%) Selenium
6 99 (4.28%) Jenkins
7 91 (3.94%) Eclipse
8 88 (3.81%) Ant
9 73 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 55 (2.38%) JIRA
11 35 (1.51%) CruiseControl
11 35 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 29 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 29 (1.25%) jMock
14 25 (1.08%) IntelliJ
14 25 (1.08%) Toad
15 22 (0.95%) WebDriver
16 21 (0.91%) Hudson
16 21 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 493 (21.33%) Finance
2 325 (14.06%) Banking
3 125 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 101 (4.37%) Front Office
5 84 (3.63%) Marketing
6 79 (3.42%) Retail
7 46 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.00%) Billing
9 23 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.78%) Back Office
10 18 (0.78%) Legal
10 18 (0.78%) Games
11 16 (0.69%) Publishing
12 15 (0.65%) Advertising
13 7 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.30%) Electronics
13 7 (0.30%) German Language
14 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1290 (55.82%) Developer
2 491 (21.25%) Java Developer
3 296 (12.81%) Analyst
4 173 (7.49%) Architect
5 149 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 126 (5.45%) DBA
7 94 (4.07%) Consultant
8 93 (4.02%) Business Analyst
9 80 (3.46%) Administrator
10 74 (3.20%) C# Developer
10 74 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 71 (3.07%) .NET Developer
12 62 (2.68%) Data Analyst
13 59 (2.55%) SQL Developer
14 55 (2.38%) Web Developer
15 52 (2.25%) Front-End Developer
16 46 (1.99%) PHP Developer
17 45 (1.95%) Tester
17 45 (1.95%) Oracle Developer
18 43 (1.86%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (26.05%) HTML
2 456 (19.73%) XML
3 434 (18.78%) CSS
4 339 (14.67%) Web Services
5 301 (13.02%) Spring
6 297 (12.85%) .NET
7 267 (11.55%) Hibernate
8 205 (8.87%) REST
9 178 (7.70%) Ajax
10 160 (6.92%) jQuery
11 150 (6.49%) J2EE
11 150 (6.49%) JSP
12 141 (6.10%) JSON
13 138 (5.97%) SOAP
14 129 (5.58%) XSLT
15 126 (5.45%) ASP.NET
16 113 (4.89%) JMS
17 110 (4.76%) JDBC
18 100 (4.33%) .NET Framework
19 99 (4.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 232 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 101 (4.37%) Open Source
4 97 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 88 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 82 (3.55%) Visualisation
7 66 (2.86%) Derivative
8 65 (2.81%) Data Integration
9 57 (2.47%) Replication
9 57 (2.47%) User Experience
10 54 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 52 (2.25%) Fixed Income
12 41 (1.77%) Equities
13 35 (1.51%) Clustering
14 32 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 27 (1.17%) N-Tier
15 27 (1.17%) Web 2.0
15 27 (1.17%) Wiki
16 24 (1.04%) Social Media
17 21 (0.91%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 634 (27.43%) UNIX
2 628 (27.17%) Linux
3 296 (12.81%) Windows
4 193 (8.35%) Mac OS X
5 60 (2.60%) Solaris
6 52 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (1.82%) AIX
8 36 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (1.17%) Android
10 25 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.95%) CentOS
12 19 (0.82%) Debian
13 18 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.74%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.43%) VMS
15 10 (0.43%) HPUX
16 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.26%) SUSE
18 4 (0.17%) Fedora
18 4 (0.17%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (14.02%) OO
3 300 (12.98%) TDD
4 266 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
5 255 (11.03%) Data Modelling
6 240 (10.39%) Web Development
7 235 (10.17%) MVC
8 228 (9.87%) ETL
9 224 (9.69%) Configuration Management
10 205 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
11 198 (8.57%) Scrum
12 196 (8.48%) Web Design
13 192 (8.31%) Responsive Web Design
14 165 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
15 154 (6.66%) SOA
16 142 (6.14%) Unit Testing
17 124 (5.37%) Migration
18 114 (4.93%) Data Analysis
19 112 (4.85%) UML
20 107 (4.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1256 (54.35%) SQL
2 948 (41.02%) Java
3 544 (23.54%) JavaScript
4 286 (12.38%) C#
5 252 (10.90%) PL/SQL
6 188 (8.14%) Python
7 181 (7.83%) Perl
8 149 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 127 (5.50%) PHP
10 112 (4.85%) C++
11 107 (4.63%) Ruby
12 102 (4.41%) T-SQL
13 78 (3.38%) VBA
14 71 (3.07%) C
15 62 (2.68%) Scala
16 42 (1.82%) Bash Shell
17 36 (1.56%) VB.NET
18 33 (1.43%) PowerShell
19 28 (1.21%) PHP5
19 28 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (9.17%) Degree
2 100 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.56%) ISEB
5 24 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.52%) CCNA
8 12 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.39%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.30%) MCITP
12 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.26%) OCP
13 6 (0.26%) MCSE
14 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.17%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.17%) CISM
15 4 (0.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.15%) QA
2 19 (0.82%) SLA
3 13 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) Basel III
6 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.087%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.043%) COREP
8 1 (0.043%) FINREP
8 1 (0.043%) EMIR
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 65 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 31 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.52%) Postfix
5 12 (0.52%) XenServer
5 12 (0.52%) Samba
6 11 (0.48%) Shibboleth
7 7 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.30%) NDS
8 5 (0.22%) NFS
8 5 (0.22%) RHEV
9 4 (0.17%) Varnish
10 3 (0.13%) RACF
10 3 (0.13%) HDFS
10 3 (0.13%) KVM
11 2 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.087%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.087%) SRDF
11 2 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (1.77%) Puppet
2 35 (1.51%) Data Guard
3 26 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.52%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.39%) Control-M
7 9 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.35%) NSN NetAct
8 8 (0.35%) Salt
8 8 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.30%) SCOM
9 7 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.26%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.22%) Nagios
12 4 (0.17%) Ganglia
12 4 (0.17%) Ansible
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.13%) collectd
13 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 952 (41.19%) Oracle
2 263 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 196 (8.48%) Sybase
4 125 (5.41%) JBoss
5 99 (4.28%) IBM
6 91 (3.94%) Business Objects
7 68 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 67 (2.90%) SAP
9 59 (2.55%) Informatica
10 52 (2.25%) Tableau
11 42 (1.82%) HP
12 40 (1.73%) VMware
13 38 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (1.64%) Sun
13 38 (1.64%) Cognos
14 37 (1.60%) Google
15 34 (1.47%) TIBCO
16 31 (1.34%) Zend
17 28 (1.21%) Fidessa
18 20 (0.87%) FatWire
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