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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 98 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1173 1146 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 2.10% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.27% 9.81% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 679 614
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 20
Average hourly rate £28.13 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.69 £16.25 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.59 £50.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%

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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 1023 £425 +6.25% 440
London -1 565 £450 +2.27% 187
City of London +14 183 £500 +5.26% 56
South East +11 136 £400 +15.94% 67
Scotland -21 84 £395 +5.33% 20
East of England +4 61 £310 -17.33% 27
South West -16 53 £386 +10.35% 37
Wales +3 48 £250 -9.90% 6
Yorkshire -17 48 £419 -1.41% 27
South Wales +11 47 £250 -4.30% 6
North West -32 45 £389 +3.60% 53
West Yorkshire -11 42 £420 -1.17% 18
North East +1 41 £445 +27.14% 6
Glasgow -7 37 £375 - 11
West Midlands -15 37 £400 +26.98% 21
Hampshire +13 36 £425 +23.63% 10
Cardiff +15 35 £250 - 3
East Midlands +11 32 £375 +8.30% 14
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 32 £451 +12.68% 3
Tyne and Wear -4 32 £451 +40.85% 5
Leeds -4 30 £423 +3.68% 13
Edinburgh -24 28 £413 +0.60% 8
Hertfordshire +9 27 £310 +5.08% 10
Surrey -11 27 £410 +30.15% 17
Berkshire +6 23 £375 +13.63% 19
Bristol +3 22 £394 -7.35% 15
Essex -7 22 £375 -16.20% 1
Oxfordshire -11 19 £400 +13.47% 5
Nottinghamshire +2 16 £375 +11.11% 3
Cheshire -11 14 £431 +7.81% 5

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1228 (52.73%) SQL
2 922 (39.59%) Java
2 922 (39.59%) RDBMS
3 889 (38.17%) Oracle
4 780 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
5 731 (31.39%) Linux
6 623 (26.75%) SQL Server
7 619 (26.58%) UNIX
8 552 (23.70%) HTML
9 537 (23.06%) Finance
10 526 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 396 (17.00%) Web Services
12 377 (16.19%) XML
13 354 (15.20%) TDD
14 348 (14.94%) Banking
15 345 (14.81%) CSS
16 331 (14.21%) .NET
17 325 (13.95%) OO
18 316 (13.57%) Windows
19 309 (13.27%) Microsoft
20 304 (13.05%) C#
21 300 (12.88%) MySQL
22 298 (12.80%) Spring
23 277 (11.89%) Scrum
24 271 (11.64%) Web Development
25 265 (11.38%) Oracle Database
26 264 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
27 262 (11.25%) SDLC
28 260 (11.16%) REST
29 252 (10.82%) Python

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 109 (4.68%) WebSphere
2 106 (4.55%) JBoss
3 93 (3.99%) Apache
4 88 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 84 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 82 (3.52%) WebLogic
7 61 (2.62%) IIS
8 60 (2.58%) SAS
9 34 (1.46%) Confluence
10 33 (1.42%) Node.js
11 31 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (0.99%) GlassFish
13 22 (0.94%) nginx
14 18 (0.77%) CMS
15 17 (0.73%) MQSeries
15 17 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.64%) Apache Spark
16 15 (0.64%) ColdFusion
17 12 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 232 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.36%) MS Office
3 45 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.34%) SPSS
6 8 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.13%) MS Project
11 2 (0.086%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 20 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.43%) Maximo
6 9 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.34%) Magento
8 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.30%) Tridion
9 6 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.26%) RMDS
9 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
11 3 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.16%) GitHub
3 20 (0.86%) SaaS
4 18 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.56%) PaaS
7 12 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.30%) Route 53
11 5 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
11 5 (0.21%) Heroku
12 4 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.13%) Engine Yard
13 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.086%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.086%) IaaS
14 2 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 247 (10.61%) HTTP
2 99 (4.25%) Internet
3 57 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 43 (1.85%) DNS
5 40 (1.72%) LDAP
6 37 (1.59%) SSL
7 36 (1.55%) SAN
8 32 (1.37%) Firewall
9 25 (1.07%) FTP
10 22 (0.94%) DHCP
11 19 (0.82%) SNMP
12 17 (0.73%) LAN
12 17 (0.73%) NAS
13 16 (0.69%) WAN
14 13 (0.56%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.52%) VLAN
16 10 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (0.43%) VPN
17 9 (0.39%) Intranet
17 9 (0.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (39.59%) RDBMS
2 623 (26.75%) SQL Server
3 300 (12.88%) MySQL
4 265 (11.38%) Oracle Database
5 223 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
6 170 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 168 (7.21%) MongoDB
8 161 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 143 (6.14%) DB2
10 133 (5.71%) NoSQL
11 96 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
12 91 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 90 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 86 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 73 (3.13%) Big Data
16 67 (2.88%) MS Access
17 63 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
18 55 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
19 54 (2.32%) Neo4j
20 51 (2.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 237 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 233 (10.00%) Subversion
3 153 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 111 (4.77%) Maven
5 102 (4.38%) JUnit
5 102 (4.38%) Eclipse
6 94 (4.04%) JIRA
7 92 (3.95%) Visual Studio
8 82 (3.52%) Ant
9 76 (3.26%) Selenium
10 66 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 48 (2.06%) Cucumber
12 36 (1.55%) Mockito
12 36 (1.55%) jMock
13 33 (1.42%) TeamCity
14 31 (1.33%) SoapUI
15 30 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
16 28 (1.20%) NUnit
16 28 (1.20%) ERwin
17 24 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 537 (23.06%) Finance
2 348 (14.94%) Banking
3 190 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 110 (4.72%) Front Office
5 70 (3.01%) Marketing
6 57 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.93%) Retail
8 34 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.16%) Legal
11 22 (0.94%) Back Office
12 15 (0.64%) Publishing
13 11 (0.47%) Advertising
14 8 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.34%) Local Government
14 8 (0.34%) French Language
15 6 (0.26%) Automotive
16 5 (0.21%) Billing
17 4 (0.17%) Electronics
17 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1249 (53.63%) Developer
2 485 (20.82%) Java Developer
3 285 (12.24%) Analyst
4 213 (9.15%) Architect
5 136 (5.84%) Senior Developer
6 102 (4.38%) .NET Developer
7 92 (3.95%) DBA
8 80 (3.43%) SQL Developer
9 79 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 73 (3.13%) Data Analyst
11 71 (3.05%) Business Analyst
12 67 (2.88%) Consultant
13 64 (2.75%) C# Developer
14 62 (2.66%) Programmer
15 61 (2.62%) Administrator
16 57 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
17 49 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
18 47 (2.02%) C# .NET Developer
18 47 (2.02%) Software Engineer
19 45 (1.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (23.70%) HTML
2 396 (17.00%) Web Services
3 377 (16.19%) XML
4 345 (14.81%) CSS
5 331 (14.21%) .NET
6 298 (12.80%) Spring
7 260 (11.16%) REST
8 213 (9.15%) Hibernate
9 190 (8.16%) SOAP
10 175 (7.51%) HTML5
11 171 (7.34%) J2EE
12 165 (7.08%) ASP.NET
13 143 (6.14%) JSON
14 123 (5.28%) JSP
15 120 (5.15%) Ajax
15 120 (5.15%) jQuery
16 116 (4.98%) RESTful
17 107 (4.59%) JMS
18 102 (4.38%) Middleware
18 102 (4.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 264 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 86 (3.69%) Visualisation
4 72 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 60 (2.58%) Derivative
6 57 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (2.36%) Replication
8 47 (2.02%) Data Structures
9 45 (1.93%) Clustering
9 45 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 44 (1.89%) User Experience
11 43 (1.85%) Equities
11 43 (1.85%) Data Integration
12 40 (1.72%) Mathematics
13 34 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 33 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 29 (1.25%) Data Centre
16 28 (1.20%) Market Risk
17 27 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 731 (31.39%) Linux
2 619 (26.58%) UNIX
3 316 (13.57%) Windows
4 149 (6.40%) Mac OS X
5 92 (3.95%) Solaris
6 56 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.67%) VME
8 37 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.12%) AIX
10 25 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.69%) Android
11 16 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.64%) CentOS
13 14 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.39%) HPUX
16 8 (0.34%) SUSE
16 8 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (15.20%) TDD
3 325 (13.95%) OO
4 277 (11.89%) Scrum
5 271 (11.64%) Web Development
6 262 (11.25%) SDLC
7 243 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
8 204 (8.76%) Data Modelling
9 198 (8.50%) Configuration Management
10 197 (8.46%) ETL
10 197 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
11 193 (8.29%) SOA
11 193 (8.29%) MVC
12 158 (6.78%) Migration
13 156 (6.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 150 (6.44%) Web Design
15 149 (6.40%) Open Source
16 142 (6.10%) Software Engineering
17 134 (5.75%) BDD
18 126 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1228 (52.73%) SQL
2 922 (39.59%) Java
3 526 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 304 (13.05%) C#
5 252 (10.82%) Python
6 239 (10.26%) Perl
7 167 (7.17%) PL/SQL
8 142 (6.10%) T-SQL
9 138 (5.93%) Shell Script
10 109 (4.68%) PHP
11 99 (4.25%) C++
12 95 (4.08%) VBA
13 94 (4.04%) Ruby
14 92 (3.95%) Scala
15 76 (3.26%) VB
16 74 (3.18%) PowerShell
17 46 (1.98%) Bash Shell
18 41 (1.76%) Korn
19 40 (1.72%) C
20 36 (1.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 180 (7.73%) Degree
2 119 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.99%) ISEB
5 22 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.30%) OCP
8 7 (0.30%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.21%) OCAJ
9 5 (0.21%) OCA
10 4 (0.17%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.17%) PMP
10 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.17%) HNC
10 4 (0.17%) HND
10 4 (0.17%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.50%) QA
2 36 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.33%) SLA
4 12 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.26%) FATCA
8 5 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.17%) Basel II
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.086%) COSO
11 2 (0.086%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.043%) HL7
12 1 (0.043%) Basel III
12 1 (0.043%) CRD IV
System Software
1 44 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 43 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.60%) vSphere
4 14 (0.60%) Docker
4 14 (0.60%) HDFS
5 12 (0.52%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (0.34%) Varnish
8 7 (0.30%) vCloud
9 6 (0.26%) Samba
10 5 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.17%) iptables
11 4 (0.17%) XenServer
11 4 (0.17%) Postfix
12 3 (0.13%) Xen
13 2 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.086%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.086%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 88 (3.78%) Puppet
2 69 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.82%) Ansible
4 19 (0.82%) Salt
5 17 (0.73%) Nagios
6 16 (0.69%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.52%) SCCM
8 12 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.47%) Control-M
9 11 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.47%) Cacti
10 9 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.34%) Graphite
12 7 (0.30%) Opsview
12 7 (0.30%) Oozie
12 7 (0.30%) WMI
12 7 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 889 (38.17%) Oracle
2 309 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 187 (8.03%) Sybase
4 166 (7.13%) IBM
5 75 (3.22%) VMware
6 70 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 46 (1.98%) Informatica
8 45 (1.93%) SAP
9 42 (1.80%) TIBCO
10 33 (1.42%) Cognos
11 31 (1.33%) Sun
12 29 (1.25%) Tableau
13 25 (1.07%) HP
13 25 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.03%) Google
15 23 (0.99%) Citrix
16 22 (0.94%) Teradata
16 22 (0.94%) Talend
17 21 (0.90%) Splunk
17 21 (0.90%) Remedy
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