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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 97 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1105 1073 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 2.04% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.24% 9.51% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 657 593
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.15 £19.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £65.95 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 972 £400 -3.03% 464
London -14 478 £450 +5.88% 208
City of London -2 137 £475 +10.46% 63
South East -1 128 £375 -0.66% 87
Scotland -19 86 £375 +7.14% 33
Yorkshire +22 75 £400 +23.07% 19
North West +17 71 £375 +15.38% 42
West Yorkshire +28 65 £415 +26.71% 11
East of England +20 64 £325 - 31
Leeds +27 56 £415 +38.33% 6
West Midlands -5 46 £375 +7.91% 22
North East +18 41 £435 +61.11% 4
Tyne and Wear +17 40 £425 +57.40% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 39 £425 +57.40% 1
Glasgow -10 38 £338 +12.50% 11
East Midlands +5 33 £333 -10.73% 15
South West -14 29 £363 +3.57% 33
Edinburgh -20 28 £400 +3.22% 14
Wales +23 27 £350 +55.55% 6
West Sussex - 27 £424 - 8
Cheshire +8 26 £388 +10.71% 7
South Wales +19 25 £350 +55.55% 4
Hertfordshire +1 25 £413 +42.24% 8
Essex +12 24 £400 - 4
Lancashire +27 23 £375 - 7
Birmingham +6 23 £375 +28.20% 6
Berkshire -2 23 £335 +59.52% 17
Hampshire -7 19 £400 +18.51% 12
Surrey -20 19 £416 -2.05% 13
Cardiff +29 17 £350 +100.00% 2

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1189 (52.52%) SQL
2 938 (41.43%) RDBMS
3 923 (40.77%) Java
4 825 (36.44%) Oracle
5 723 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
6 709 (31.32%) Linux
7 616 (27.21%) UNIX
8 558 (24.65%) SQL Server
9 543 (23.98%) HTML
10 513 (22.66%) JavaScript
11 503 (22.22%) Finance
12 414 (18.29%) XML
13 360 (15.90%) Web Services
13 360 (15.90%) CSS
14 357 (15.77%) OO
15 352 (15.55%) TDD
16 348 (15.37%) Banking
17 319 (14.09%) Microsoft
18 303 (13.38%) Windows
19 278 (12.28%) Spring
20 271 (11.97%) .NET
21 262 (11.57%) Oracle Database
22 261 (11.53%) C#
23 251 (11.09%) MySQL
23 251 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
24 247 (10.91%) HTTP
25 244 (10.78%) Web Development
26 240 (10.60%) Subversion
27 239 (10.56%) Data Modelling
28 234 (10.34%) Hibernate

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 124 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 105 (4.64%) JBoss
3 101 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 91 (4.02%) Apache
5 90 (3.98%) WebLogic
6 74 (3.27%) SharePoint
7 54 (2.39%) IIS
8 42 (1.86%) SAS
9 37 (1.63%) Confluence
10 33 (1.46%) Node.js
11 30 (1.33%) GlassFish
12 28 (1.24%) CMS
13 27 (1.19%) nginx
13 27 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 21 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (0.53%) Tuxedo
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
17 11 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
17 11 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 200 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.78%) MS Office
3 21 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.49%) SPSS
6 10 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.13%) MS Project
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.40%) RMDS
6 9 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.35%) Maximo
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.22%) Magento
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.22%) Tridion
9 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.13%) Exstream
10 3 (0.13%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.13%) SAP BCA
10 3 (0.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.75%) PaaS
3 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.53%) SaaS
6 10 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (0.44%) GitHub
6 10 (0.44%) Heroku
7 9 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.35%) Engine Yard
9 7 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.27%) Route 53
11 5 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
12 4 (0.18%) Office 365
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.13%) IaaS
14 2 (0.088%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 247 (10.91%) HTTP
2 94 (4.15%) Internet
3 64 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 62 (2.74%) DNS
5 48 (2.12%) SSL
5 48 (2.12%) FTP
6 38 (1.68%) DHCP
7 36 (1.59%) LDAP
8 34 (1.50%) SAN
9 33 (1.46%) Firewall
10 30 (1.33%) IPsec
11 24 (1.06%) LAN
11 24 (1.06%) WAN
12 22 (0.97%) SNMP
13 18 (0.80%) Intranet
14 17 (0.75%) VLAN
15 14 (0.62%) VPN
15 14 (0.62%) NAS
16 10 (0.44%) HTTPS
17 9 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 938 (41.43%) RDBMS
2 558 (24.65%) SQL Server
3 262 (11.57%) Oracle Database
4 251 (11.09%) MySQL
5 211 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
6 178 (7.86%) MongoDB
7 165 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 156 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 143 (6.32%) NoSQL
10 132 (5.83%) DB2
11 94 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
12 90 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 69 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 66 (2.92%) Big Data
15 55 (2.43%) Neo4j
16 54 (2.39%) Hadoop
17 51 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
18 50 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
19 44 (1.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 240 (10.60%) Subversion
2 228 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 149 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 128 (5.65%) JUnit
5 124 (5.48%) Maven
6 119 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 88 (3.89%) JIRA
8 76 (3.36%) Ant
9 67 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 66 (2.92%) Selenium
11 62 (2.74%) Visual Studio
12 50 (2.21%) Cucumber
13 45 (1.99%) jMock
14 42 (1.86%) Mockito
15 40 (1.77%) NUnit
16 38 (1.68%) TeamCity
17 37 (1.63%) Toad
18 30 (1.33%) ClearCase
18 30 (1.33%) Hudson
19 28 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 503 (22.22%) Finance
2 348 (15.37%) Banking
3 200 (8.83%) Investment Banking
4 100 (4.42%) Front Office
5 65 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 59 (2.61%) Marketing
7 40 (1.77%) Retail
8 27 (1.19%) Legal
9 24 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.80%) Back Office
11 15 (0.66%) Publishing
12 11 (0.49%) Advertising
13 8 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.31%) Local Government
14 7 (0.31%) Billing
15 6 (0.27%) Games
15 6 (0.27%) French Language
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 1240 (54.77%) Developer
2 488 (21.55%) Java Developer
3 292 (12.90%) Analyst
4 184 (8.13%) Architect
5 150 (6.63%) Senior Developer
6 104 (4.59%) .NET Developer
7 88 (3.89%) DBA
8 79 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 77 (3.40%) SQL Developer
10 73 (3.22%) Data Analyst
11 62 (2.74%) C# Developer
12 60 (2.65%) Consultant
13 59 (2.61%) Business Analyst
13 59 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
14 56 (2.47%) Programmer
15 55 (2.43%) Administrator
16 48 (2.12%) Oracle Developer
17 47 (2.08%) Applications Support
18 44 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
18 44 (1.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (23.98%) HTML
2 414 (18.29%) XML
3 360 (15.90%) Web Services
3 360 (15.90%) CSS
4 278 (12.28%) Spring
5 271 (11.97%) .NET
6 234 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 211 (9.32%) REST
8 190 (8.39%) J2EE
9 155 (6.85%) HTML5
10 148 (6.54%) SOAP
11 130 (5.74%) ASP.NET
12 127 (5.61%) JSON
13 124 (5.48%) Ajax
13 124 (5.48%) JSP
14 120 (5.30%) jQuery
15 113 (4.99%) RESTful
16 111 (4.90%) JMS
17 104 (4.59%) JAX-RS
18 90 (3.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (6.18%) Open Source
3 127 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 82 (3.62%) Derivative
5 79 (3.49%) Visualisation
6 56 (2.47%) Replication
7 53 (2.34%) Clustering
8 51 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 44 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 40 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 35 (1.55%) Data Integration
14 32 (1.41%) Fixed Income
14 32 (1.41%) Mathematics
15 30 (1.33%) N-Tier
16 29 (1.28%) Mainframe
17 26 (1.15%) Equities
17 26 (1.15%) User Experience
18 25 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 709 (31.32%) Linux
2 616 (27.21%) UNIX
3 303 (13.38%) Windows
4 152 (6.71%) Mac OS X
5 88 (3.89%) Solaris
6 60 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (1.68%) VME
8 36 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.50%) AIX
10 29 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 27 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (1.15%) CentOS
13 18 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.57%) Android
16 12 (0.53%) HPUX
17 10 (0.44%) Debian
18 9 (0.40%) SUSE
19 8 (0.35%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (15.77%) OO
3 352 (15.55%) TDD
4 251 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
5 244 (10.78%) Web Development
6 239 (10.56%) Data Modelling
7 232 (10.25%) Scrum
8 201 (8.88%) Configuration Management
9 189 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
10 185 (8.17%) ETL
11 173 (7.64%) Web Design
12 168 (7.42%) MVC
13 167 (7.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 165 (7.29%) SOA
15 135 (5.96%) Multithreading
16 134 (5.92%) Unit Testing
17 133 (5.87%) Migration
18 129 (5.70%) BDD
19 126 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
20 113 (4.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1189 (52.52%) SQL
2 923 (40.77%) Java
3 513 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 261 (11.53%) C#
5 233 (10.29%) Python
6 216 (9.54%) Perl
7 195 (8.61%) PL/SQL
8 142 (6.27%) Shell Script
9 123 (5.43%) T-SQL
10 120 (5.30%) Ruby
11 111 (4.90%) PHP
12 91 (4.02%) C++
13 82 (3.62%) Scala
14 73 (3.22%) VBA
15 58 (2.56%) Bash Shell
15 58 (2.56%) VB
16 55 (2.43%) Korn
17 46 (2.03%) PowerShell
18 37 (1.63%) VBScript
18 37 (1.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 193 (8.52%) Degree
2 125 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.46%) ISEB
5 23 (1.02%) Sun Certification
6 21 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.49%) Siebel Certification
10 10 (0.44%) OCPJP
11 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.22%) OCP
14 4 (0.18%) PMP
14 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.18%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.18%) OCA
14 4 (0.18%) SAS Certification
14 4 (0.18%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (6.01%) QA
2 24 (1.06%) SLA
3 23 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) FATCA
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.13%) Basel III
9 2 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.088%) COBIT
10 1 (0.044%) EMIR
10 1 (0.044%) MiFID
10 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.044%) Basel II
10 1 (0.044%) GMP
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
System Software
1 35 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (0.88%) HDFS
5 17 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (0.44%) vSphere
8 9 (0.40%) Docker
8 9 (0.40%) Samba
9 8 (0.35%) iptables
9 8 (0.35%) Postfix
9 8 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.35%) XenServer
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.18%) vCloud
12 4 (0.18%) Varnish
13 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 96 (4.24%) Puppet
2 66 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (1.02%) Data Guard
5 20 (0.88%) Nagios
6 19 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (0.80%) Salt
8 15 (0.66%) Ansible
9 14 (0.62%) Cobbler
9 14 (0.62%) Oozie
10 13 (0.57%) Control-M
11 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (0.40%) Netcool
13 9 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.35%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.35%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.35%) WMI
15 7 (0.31%) collectd
Vendors
1 825 (36.44%) Oracle
2 319 (14.09%) Microsoft
3 169 (7.46%) Sybase
4 164 (7.24%) IBM
5 80 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 69 (3.05%) VMware
7 65 (2.87%) Business Objects
8 47 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 42 (1.86%) Informatica
10 40 (1.77%) HP
11 38 (1.68%) Sun
12 34 (1.50%) SAP
12 34 (1.50%) Cognos
13 29 (1.28%) Siebel
14 24 (1.06%) Citrix
15 23 (1.02%) Tableau
16 20 (0.88%) Teradata
17 18 (0.80%) DevExpress
18 16 (0.71%) Cisco
19 14 (0.62%) Telerik
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Rate: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago