The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 124 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1045 1141 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.97% 2.04% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.03% 8.67% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 707 683
Median daily rate £430 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Median hourly rate £33.50 £28.13 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.37 £18.10 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £47.92 £52.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.13 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -22.94%

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
11576 13156 12041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 23.53% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7847 8598 7537
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 187 199
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.78 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 929 £445 +6.84% 301
London -20 454 £478 +6.11% 125
South East -14 131 £400 +6.66% 48
Scotland +1 96 £400 +6.66% 21
Yorkshire +19 76 £425 +13.33% 15
North West -7 67 £350 -6.66% 38
West Yorkshire +28 64 £428 +8.22% 10
City of London -20 62 £500 - 31
North East -34 58 £410 -5.74% 3
West Midlands +2 57 £400 - 15
Tyne and Wear -32 57 £410 -7.86% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 57 £410 -7.86% 2
Leeds +19 53 £430 +3.61% 9
Glasgow +9 49 £400 +18.51% 11
South West -1 33 £425 +15.64% 14
Berkshire +1 32 £400 +19.40% 8
Hampshire +2 31 £363 -6.25% 7
East of England -20 29 £444 +43.14% 27
East Midlands +3 24 £350 +7.69% 14
Lancashire -1 23 £394 +5.00% 4
Birmingham -1 21 £435 +9.02% 6
Renfrewshire - 21 £421 - 1
Erskine - 20 £421 - 1
Manchester -4 19 £333 +6.82% 20
Surrey -12 19 £550 +34.14% 13
West Sussex -23 16 £468 +44.40% 4
Hertfordshire +7 14 £438 +15.13% 5
Merseyside +8 13 £275 +214.28% 7
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £400 +10.34% 7
Oxfordshire +9 12 £350 -12.50% 5

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 905 (42.49%) SQL
2 896 (42.07%) Java
3 818 (38.40%) RDBMS
4 816 (38.31%) Oracle
5 814 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
6 592 (27.79%) Linux
7 581 (27.28%) SQL Server
8 570 (26.76%) HTML
9 517 (24.27%) JavaScript
10 411 (19.30%) CSS
10 411 (19.30%) Unix
11 373 (17.51%) C#
12 349 (16.38%) Finance
13 344 (16.15%) .NET
14 324 (15.21%) Git (software)
15 321 (15.07%) Scrum
16 314 (14.74%) OO
17 311 (14.60%) Windows
17 311 (14.60%) Microsoft
18 310 (14.55%) Oracle Database
19 305 (14.32%) TDD
20 304 (14.27%) Python
21 303 (14.23%) Web Services
22 289 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
23 288 (13.52%) Spring
24 281 (13.19%) XML
25 266 (12.49%) Security Cleared
26 264 (12.39%) REST
27 255 (11.97%) MVC
27 255 (11.97%) Configuration Management

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (4.88%) JBoss
2 94 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 92 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 77 (3.62%) IIS
5 70 (3.29%) Confluence
6 58 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 57 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 54 (2.54%) Apache
9 44 (2.07%) Apache Spark
10 40 (1.88%) SAS
11 37 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.46%) CMS
13 23 (1.08%) Apache Pig
13 23 (1.08%) Tuxedo
14 20 (0.94%) GlassFish
15 18 (0.85%) nginx
16 13 (0.61%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
18 10 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 173 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 60 (2.82%) MS Office
3 23 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.38%) SPSS
6 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.094%) GIMP
7 2 (0.094%) Mingle
8 1 (0.047%) MS Project
8 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 12 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.38%) Endur
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.23%) Magento
8 5 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.19%) Global One
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.14%) FastStats
10 3 (0.14%) Maximo
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.21%) GitHub
4 18 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (0.80%) SaaS
6 11 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.47%) PaaS
8 9 (0.42%) IaaS
9 8 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.38%) Office 365
10 6 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.14%) Force.com
12 3 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.094%) TestFlight
14 1 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 249 (11.69%) HTTP
2 61 (2.86%) SSL
3 59 (2.77%) Internet
4 58 (2.72%) LAN
4 58 (2.72%) WAN
5 56 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 49 (2.30%) DNS
7 32 (1.50%) Firewall
7 32 (1.50%) SAN
8 23 (1.08%) DHCP
9 19 (0.89%) FTP
9 19 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (0.80%) LDAP
11 13 (0.61%) Network Security
11 13 (0.61%) VPN
12 12 (0.56%) IPsec
13 9 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (0.42%) tcpdump
14 8 (0.38%) VLAN
15 7 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 818 (38.40%) RDBMS
2 581 (27.28%) SQL Server
3 310 (14.55%) Oracle Database
4 209 (9.81%) MySQL
5 193 (9.06%) MongoDB
6 182 (8.54%) NoSQL
7 172 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
8 166 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (5.59%) Big Data
10 116 (5.45%) Hadoop
11 111 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 99 (4.65%) DB2
13 92 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 79 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 73 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
15 73 (3.43%) Neo4j
16 55 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 47 (2.21%) Apache Hive
18 46 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
19 43 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 324 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 249 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 218 (10.23%) Subversion
4 174 (8.17%) JUnit
5 158 (7.42%) Maven
6 133 (6.24%) JIRA
7 122 (5.73%) Visual Studio
8 89 (4.18%) Eclipse
9 60 (2.82%) Selenium
10 56 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 56 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 49 (2.30%) Ant
12 43 (2.02%) Gradle
13 38 (1.78%) TeamCity
14 35 (1.64%) Mockito
14 35 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
15 34 (1.60%) Toad
16 32 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
17 29 (1.36%) Hudson
General
1 349 (16.38%) Finance
2 197 (9.25%) Banking
3 86 (4.04%) Investment Banking
4 82 (3.85%) Front Office
5 54 (2.54%) Marketing
6 44 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.97%) Retail
8 41 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.13%) Legal
10 23 (1.08%) Games
11 18 (0.85%) Back Office
12 13 (0.61%) Billing
12 13 (0.61%) Publishing
13 12 (0.56%) German Language
13 12 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.52%) Advertising
14 11 (0.52%) Law
15 9 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.33%) Automotive
17 6 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1149 (53.94%) Developer
2 394 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 243 (11.41%) Analyst
4 215 (10.09%) Architect
5 176 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 129 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 111 (5.21%) SQL Developer
8 103 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 95 (4.46%) DBA
10 90 (4.23%) C# Developer
11 79 (3.71%) Agile Developer
12 73 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
13 68 (3.19%) Business Analyst
14 66 (3.10%) Data Analyst
15 64 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
16 60 (2.82%) Scala Developer
17 59 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
18 58 (2.72%) Consultant
18 58 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
19 52 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (26.76%) HTML
2 411 (19.30%) CSS
3 344 (16.15%) .NET
4 303 (14.23%) Web Services
5 288 (13.52%) Spring
6 281 (13.19%) XML
7 264 (12.39%) REST
8 201 (9.44%) HTML5
9 174 (8.17%) JSON
10 171 (8.03%) jQuery
11 158 (7.42%) Hibernate
12 152 (7.14%) ASP.NET
13 149 (7.00%) RESTful
14 133 (6.24%) AngularJS
15 113 (5.31%) SOAP
16 112 (5.26%) J2EE
17 107 (5.02%) Node.js
18 100 (4.69%) CSS3
19 98 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 95 (4.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 234 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 81 (3.80%) User Experience
4 71 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 69 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.96%) Clustering
7 59 (2.77%) Data Structures
8 56 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (2.44%) N-Tier
10 45 (2.11%) Data Integration
11 43 (2.02%) Equities
12 41 (1.92%) Derivative
13 40 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 37 (1.74%) Fixed Income
15 32 (1.50%) Statistics
16 30 (1.41%) Data Centre
17 28 (1.31%) NHS
18 27 (1.27%) Private Cloud
19 26 (1.22%) Client/Server
19 26 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 592 (27.79%) Linux
2 411 (19.30%) Unix
3 311 (14.60%) Windows
4 130 (6.10%) Mac OS X
5 88 (4.13%) Windows Server
6 60 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (1.88%) AIX
8 30 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (1.36%) Solaris
10 21 (0.99%) CentOS
11 15 (0.70%) Android
12 13 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.42%) SUSE
16 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.28%) HPUX
18 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (15.07%) Scrum
3 314 (14.74%) OO
4 305 (14.32%) TDD
5 289 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 255 (11.97%) Configuration Management
6 255 (11.97%) MVC
7 226 (10.61%) SDLC
8 219 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
9 208 (9.77%) Data Modelling
10 207 (9.72%) Web Development
11 197 (9.25%) ETL
12 187 (8.78%) Web Design
13 182 (8.54%) Open Source
14 177 (8.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 172 (8.08%) Software Engineering
16 159 (7.46%) BDD
17 137 (6.43%) Unit Testing
18 117 (5.49%) Analytics
18 117 (5.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 905 (42.49%) SQL
2 896 (42.07%) Java
3 517 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 373 (17.51%) C#
5 304 (14.27%) Python
6 189 (8.87%) Perl
7 182 (8.54%) Ruby
8 167 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 166 (7.79%) Scala
10 131 (6.15%) C++
11 111 (5.21%) T-SQL
12 99 (4.65%) Shell Script
13 97 (4.55%) PHP
14 92 (4.32%) C
15 91 (4.27%) VB
16 79 (3.71%) Bash Shell
17 62 (2.91%) VBA
18 61 (2.86%) PowerShell
19 44 (2.07%) VB.NET
20 41 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 266 (12.49%) Security Cleared
2 183 (8.59%) Degree
3 166 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 36 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 32 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.08%) OCP
8 21 (0.99%) ISEB
9 18 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.56%) MCPD
12 11 (0.52%) MCSD
13 10 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.47%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.38%) OCA
14 8 (0.38%) OCAJ
15 7 (0.33%) CCNP
15 7 (0.33%) OCPJP
15 7 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 54 (2.54%) QA
3 31 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 21 (0.99%) SLA
5 4 (0.19%) COBIT
5 4 (0.19%) EMIR
6 3 (0.14%) GCP
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.094%) Basel II
7 2 (0.094%) CDISC
7 2 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.094%) FATCA
7 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.094%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.094%) SEPA
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (3.10%) Docker
2 44 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
3 41 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.61%) HDFS
9 9 (0.42%) Samba
10 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.33%) StorNext
10 7 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.14%) vCloud
13 2 (0.094%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.094%) Postfix
13 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.094%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (4.55%) Puppet
2 87 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.97%) Ansible
4 34 (1.60%) Kibana
5 23 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 17 (0.80%) logstash
8 15 (0.70%) Salt
9 12 (0.56%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.56%) Grafana
9 12 (0.56%) Uchiwa
10 11 (0.52%) BladeLogic
10 11 (0.52%) Control-M
10 11 (0.52%) SCOM
11 10 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.47%) Nagios
11 10 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.38%) SCCM
12 8 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 816 (38.31%) Oracle
2 311 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 143 (6.71%) Sybase
4 90 (4.23%) VMware
5 89 (4.18%) Red Hat
6 87 (4.08%) IBM
7 54 (2.54%) Google
8 52 (2.44%) SAP
9 39 (1.83%) HP
10 37 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.64%) Teradata
12 31 (1.46%) Informatica
13 30 (1.41%) Cloudera
14 29 (1.36%) Tableau
15 28 (1.31%) Splunk
16 25 (1.17%) TIBCO
17 24 (1.13%) Zend
18 23 (1.08%) Micro Focus
19 22 (1.03%) Adobe
20 21 (0.99%) Pega
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Egham, Surrey
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