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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 79 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1141 1088 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 2.14% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.41% 9.72% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 643 558
Average daily rate
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£435 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 26
Average hourly rate £46.00 £22.50 £31.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.44% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.56 £14.85 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.44 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+162.85% -43.54%

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
10958 11197 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 22.00% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7057 6798 6166
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 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 190 235
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +7 1005 £438 +5.54% 379
London +7 610 £500 +11.11% 145
City of London -4 148 £500 - 52
South East -26 122 £355 -6.51% 74
Scotland -8 87 £425 +28.78% 24
South West +2 59 £400 +6.66% 24
Yorkshire +20 54 £375 +7.14% 31
North West -9 54 £369 +6.11% 39
West Yorkshire +25 44 £388 +19.23% 21
East of England -11 43 £400 +6.66% 26
Glasgow -17 39 £450 +41.06% 8
Leeds +20 34 £375 - 18
Buckinghamshire +13 32 £313 -19.35% 10
Edinburgh -1 32 £415 +18.57% 11
Milton Keynes +17 27 £300 -22.58% 9
Bristol +1 27 £450 +20.00% 12
Hampshire -9 27 £400 +14.28% 8
Essex +2 26 £425 +13.33% 7
Berkshire -6 25 £335 -14.10% 18
West Midlands -11 25 £420 +40.00% 22
East Midlands +3 23 £350 -6.66% 9
Surrey -15 21 £525 +23.52% 16
Manchester -1 19 £325 -13.33% 26
Cheshire -3 16 £325 -15.58% 9
Wales -5 15 £315 -31.89% 3
South Wales +3 12 £400 -15.78% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 11 £325 +1.56% 2
Birmingham -2 11 £335 +47.25% 4
Lancashire -4 11 £575 +109.09% 3
Basingstoke +6 10 £351 +12.16% 1

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1282 (56.03%) SQL
2 1047 (45.76%) Java
3 901 (39.38%) RDBMS
4 817 (35.71%) Oracle
5 770 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
6 708 (30.94%) Linux
7 640 (27.97%) UNIX
8 589 (25.74%) HTML
9 513 (22.42%) JavaScript
10 510 (22.29%) SQL Server
11 499 (21.81%) Finance
12 422 (18.44%) XML
13 387 (16.91%) TDD
14 383 (16.74%) CSS
15 366 (16.00%) Web Services
16 363 (15.87%) Banking
17 349 (15.25%) OO
18 325 (14.20%) Spring
19 285 (12.46%) Hibernate
20 283 (12.37%) .NET
20 283 (12.37%) Subversion
21 280 (12.24%) MySQL
22 278 (12.15%) Web Development
22 278 (12.15%) Git (software)
23 275 (12.02%) HTTP
24 267 (11.67%) Windows
25 263 (11.49%) Microsoft
26 259 (11.32%) REST
27 255 (11.15%) Python
27 255 (11.15%) C#

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 133 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 116 (5.07%) WebSphere
3 115 (5.03%) JBoss
4 103 (4.50%) Apache
5 91 (3.98%) WebLogic
6 67 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 53 (2.32%) CMS
8 47 (2.05%) Confluence
9 37 (1.62%) IIS
10 36 (1.57%) SAS
11 33 (1.44%) Node.js
12 32 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 23 (1.01%) nginx
14 22 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
15 19 (0.83%) GlassFish
16 18 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
16 18 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (0.70%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
18 15 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 166 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.45%) MS Office
3 19 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.48%) SPSS
7 8 (0.35%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.31%) ArcInfo
9 4 (0.17%) MS Project
9 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.044%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 18 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.48%) RMDS
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.31%) Magento
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.13%) SAP BCA
9 3 (0.13%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.13%) Maximo
9 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.09%) PaaS
3 21 (0.92%) GitHub
4 15 (0.66%) SaaS
4 15 (0.66%) Heroku
4 15 (0.66%) Engine Yard
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.31%) IaaS
8 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.13%) Route 53
11 1 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 275 (12.02%) HTTP
2 68 (2.97%) DNS
3 67 (2.93%) LDAP
4 61 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 61 (2.67%) Internet
5 46 (2.01%) SSL
6 40 (1.75%) Firewall
7 39 (1.70%) FTP
8 30 (1.31%) DHCP
9 29 (1.27%) IPsec
10 25 (1.09%) LAN
11 24 (1.05%) WAN
12 23 (1.01%) SAN
13 19 (0.83%) VLAN
14 18 (0.79%) AMQP
15 16 (0.70%) Intranet
15 16 (0.70%) VPN
16 14 (0.61%) HTTPS
17 13 (0.57%) NAS
18 10 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 901 (39.38%) RDBMS
2 510 (22.29%) SQL Server
3 280 (12.24%) MySQL
4 240 (10.49%) MongoDB
5 237 (10.36%) Oracle Database
6 192 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
7 151 (6.60%) NoSQL
8 148 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 147 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 121 (5.29%) DB2
11 104 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
12 103 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 92 (4.02%) Neo4j
14 88 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 71 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
16 57 (2.49%) Hadoop
17 56 (2.45%) Big Data
18 54 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
19 53 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
20 49 (2.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 283 (12.37%) Subversion
2 278 (12.15%) Git (software)
3 164 (7.17%) Jenkins
4 147 (6.42%) Maven
5 143 (6.25%) JUnit
6 117 (5.11%) Eclipse
7 96 (4.20%) Ant
8 88 (3.85%) JIRA
9 72 (3.15%) Selenium
10 63 (2.75%) Mockito
11 60 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 54 (2.36%) jMock
13 53 (2.32%) Cucumber
14 46 (2.01%) Visual Studio
15 44 (1.92%) TeamCity
16 39 (1.70%) NUnit
17 37 (1.62%) Toad
18 34 (1.49%) FitNesse
19 33 (1.44%) ClearCase
20 32 (1.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 499 (21.81%) Finance
2 363 (15.87%) Banking
3 197 (8.61%) Investment Banking
4 112 (4.90%) Front Office
5 77 (3.37%) Marketing
6 75 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.66%) Retail
8 25 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.87%) Legal
11 13 (0.57%) Back Office
11 13 (0.57%) Advertising
12 11 (0.48%) Publishing
13 7 (0.31%) Games
13 7 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.31%) Billing
14 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.22%) Local Government
15 4 (0.17%) French Language
15 4 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1310 (57.26%) Developer
2 578 (25.26%) Java Developer
3 329 (14.38%) Analyst
4 166 (7.26%) Senior Developer
5 120 (5.24%) Architect
6 108 (4.72%) DBA
7 107 (4.68%) .NET Developer
8 95 (4.15%) Data Analyst
9 78 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 77 (3.37%) Business Analyst
11 69 (3.02%) Consultant
11 69 (3.02%) C# Developer
12 63 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 61 (2.67%) SQL Developer
14 54 (2.36%) Applications Support
15 48 (2.10%) Administrator
16 47 (2.05%) Programmer
17 44 (1.92%) Web Developer
17 44 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
18 42 (1.84%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (25.74%) HTML
2 422 (18.44%) XML
3 383 (16.74%) CSS
4 366 (16.00%) Web Services
5 325 (14.20%) Spring
6 285 (12.46%) Hibernate
7 283 (12.37%) .NET
8 259 (11.32%) REST
9 169 (7.39%) JSON
10 166 (7.26%) J2EE
11 158 (6.91%) SOAP
12 151 (6.60%) JSP
13 146 (6.38%) Ajax
14 140 (6.12%) HTML5
15 128 (5.59%) JAX-RS
16 125 (5.46%) jQuery
17 122 (5.33%) RESTful
17 122 (5.33%) ASP.NET
18 114 (4.98%) JMS
19 107 (4.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 229 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (6.38%) Open Source
3 142 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 100 (4.37%) Derivative
5 85 (3.72%) Visualisation
6 80 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
7 70 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 62 (2.71%) Clustering
9 54 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 53 (2.32%) Replication
11 44 (1.92%) Data Integration
12 40 (1.75%) Fixed Income
13 37 (1.62%) Client/Server
14 35 (1.53%) Mathematics
15 34 (1.49%) Management Information System
16 30 (1.31%) N-Tier
17 28 (1.22%) Equities
17 28 (1.22%) User Experience
18 26 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
19 25 (1.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 708 (30.94%) Linux
2 640 (27.97%) UNIX
3 267 (11.67%) Windows
4 208 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 64 (2.80%) Solaris
6 46 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.88%) CentOS
8 41 (1.79%) AIX
9 40 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 36 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.79%) Android
12 13 (0.57%) Debian
12 13 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.44%) VMS
14 9 (0.39%) HPUX
15 8 (0.35%) Windows NT
15 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (16.91%) TDD
3 349 (15.25%) OO
4 278 (12.15%) Web Development
5 252 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
6 248 (10.84%) Configuration Management
7 238 (10.40%) Scrum
8 236 (10.31%) MVC
9 220 (9.62%) Web Design
10 216 (9.44%) Data Modelling
11 213 (9.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 183 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 142 (6.21%) Multithreading
14 141 (6.16%) Unit Testing
15 139 (6.08%) SOA
16 134 (5.86%) ETL
17 132 (5.77%) BDD
18 130 (5.68%) Migration
19 126 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
20 120 (5.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1282 (56.03%) SQL
2 1047 (45.76%) Java
3 513 (22.42%) JavaScript
4 255 (11.15%) C#
4 255 (11.15%) Python
5 243 (10.62%) PL/SQL
6 202 (8.83%) Perl
7 143 (6.25%) Ruby
8 132 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 108 (4.72%) T-SQL
10 102 (4.46%) C++
11 98 (4.28%) PHP
12 79 (3.45%) Scala
13 68 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 65 (2.84%) Korn
15 55 (2.40%) VBA
16 47 (2.05%) C
16 47 (2.05%) VB
17 29 (1.27%) VBScript
18 27 (1.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 188 (8.22%) Degree
2 126 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.53%) ISEB
5 25 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 22 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.87%) VCP4
8 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.57%) Siebel Certification
9 13 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
10 11 (0.48%) OCPJP
11 10 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.35%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.22%) MCITP
15 4 (0.17%) IBM Certification
16 3 (0.13%) PMP
16 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.13%) CCNA
16 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.56%) QA
2 24 (1.05%) SLA
3 12 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.22%) Basel III
7 3 (0.13%) FATCA
8 2 (0.087%) EMIR
8 2 (0.087%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.044%) GMP
9 1 (0.044%) GxP
9 1 (0.044%) MiFID
9 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
3 28 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 26 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (0.66%) HDFS
6 11 (0.48%) Samba
6 11 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.44%) Postfix
7 10 (0.44%) XenServer
8 9 (0.39%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.35%) Docker
10 6 (0.26%) Shibboleth
10 6 (0.26%) KVM
10 6 (0.26%) Xen
10 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.22%) NFS
12 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.17%) RHEV
13 3 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 110 (4.81%) Puppet
2 68 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (1.05%) Nagios
5 21 (0.92%) Cobbler
6 20 (0.87%) Data Guard
7 18 (0.79%) Ansible
8 13 (0.57%) collectd
8 13 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.52%) Salt
10 10 (0.44%) Oozie
11 7 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.31%) Control-M
12 4 (0.17%) Netcool
12 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.17%) SCCM
12 4 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
12 4 (0.17%) Icinga
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 817 (35.71%) Oracle
2 263 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 151 (6.60%) Sybase
4 136 (5.94%) IBM
5 80 (3.50%) Business Objects
6 68 (2.97%) Red Hat
7 66 (2.88%) VMware
8 50 (2.19%) Informatica
9 48 (2.10%) TIBCO
10 43 (1.88%) Siebel
11 41 (1.79%) SAP
12 40 (1.75%) HP
13 31 (1.35%) Tableau
14 30 (1.31%) Sun
15 22 (0.96%) Cognos
15 22 (0.96%) DevExpress
16 19 (0.83%) 29West
16 19 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (0.79%) Google
18 17 (0.74%) Infragistics
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