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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 86 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1183 1134 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.12% 2.10% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.97% 9.69% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 677 547
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 15
Average hourly rate £45.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.22% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £16.95 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.87 £46.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -52.70%

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
11869 11703 10456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 21.63% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7671 7305 6380
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 £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 189 211
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1042 £425 +4.93% 385
London +4 569 £488 +14.70% 171
City of London -6 143 £500 +11.11% 42
South East -40 110 £375 -1.31% 70
Scotland -13 85 £400 +14.28% 24
Yorkshire +38 84 £388 +19.23% 31
West Yorkshire +44 72 £400 +21.21% 21
Leeds +40 64 £400 +6.66% 18
South West +17 64 £400 +6.66% 19
North West +5 62 £400 +25.00% 25
East of England -1 50 £400 +6.66% 21
West Midlands -4 45 £375 -3.22% 23
Glasgow -10 41 £425 +33.22% 8
Buckinghamshire +18 32 £300 -22.58% 15
Essex +14 31 £400 - 4
Milton Keynes +13 29 £300 -33.33% 15
East Midlands 0 29 £340 -9.81% 11
Cheshire +10 27 £375 -11.76% 4
Berkshire -5 27 £348 +54.44% 16
Bristol +6 24 £450 +20.00% 7
Wales +5 24 £325 -27.77% 3
North East -8 24 £430 +67.80% 12
Tyne and Wear -3 23 £430 +70.29% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 23 £430 +70.29% 9
Edinburgh -20 23 £400 +14.28% 10
South Wales +14 21 £350 -16.41% 3
Birmingham +2 20 £375 +28.20% 3
Hampshire -20 16 £373 +0.72% 6
Surrey -31 16 £433 +1.76% 13
Cardiff +19 14 £350 -26.31% 2

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1239 (54.41%) SQL
2 1002 (44.01%) Java
3 899 (39.48%) RDBMS
4 804 (35.31%) Oracle
5 739 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
6 711 (31.23%) Linux
7 597 (26.22%) UNIX
8 568 (24.95%) HTML
9 534 (23.45%) SQL Server
10 501 (22.00%) Finance
11 486 (21.34%) JavaScript
12 408 (17.92%) XML
13 372 (16.34%) TDD
14 355 (15.59%) Banking
14 355 (15.59%) Web Services
15 353 (15.50%) OO
16 348 (15.28%) CSS
17 291 (12.78%) Hibernate
18 286 (12.56%) Spring
19 281 (12.34%) Microsoft
20 280 (12.30%) HTTP
21 274 (12.03%) Windows
22 271 (11.90%) .NET
23 261 (11.46%) MySQL
23 261 (11.46%) C#
24 253 (11.11%) Web Development
25 252 (11.07%) REST
26 242 (10.63%) MongoDB
27 240 (10.54%) Python
28 239 (10.50%) Configuration Management

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 125 (5.49%) WebSphere
2 118 (5.18%) Tomcat
3 116 (5.09%) JBoss
4 100 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 98 (4.30%) Apache
6 69 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 56 (2.46%) IIS
8 43 (1.89%) Confluence
9 39 (1.71%) CMS
9 39 (1.71%) SAS
10 38 (1.67%) Node.js
11 29 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 27 (1.19%) nginx
13 23 (1.01%) GlassFish
13 23 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
14 20 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
14 20 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 18 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 190 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.16%) MS Office
3 19 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.57%) SPSS
5 12 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) ArcInfo
8 3 (0.13%) MS Project
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.40%) RMDS
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.31%) Maximo
6 7 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.26%) Magento
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.13%) SAP BCA
10 3 (0.13%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.13%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.27%) PaaS
2 26 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.66%) Heroku
3 15 (0.66%) Engine Yard
4 14 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.35%) SaaS
5 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.31%) IaaS
6 7 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.26%) GitHub
8 5 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.13%) Route 53
11 2 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.044%) Office 365
12 1 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 280 (12.30%) HTTP
2 74 (3.25%) Internet
3 67 (2.94%) DNS
4 66 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 55 (2.42%) LDAP
6 48 (2.11%) SSL
7 46 (2.02%) FTP
8 41 (1.80%) Firewall
9 34 (1.49%) DHCP
10 32 (1.41%) IPsec
11 26 (1.14%) LAN
11 26 (1.14%) WAN
11 26 (1.14%) SAN
12 21 (0.92%) VLAN
13 17 (0.75%) VPN
14 14 (0.61%) SNMP
14 14 (0.61%) NAS
15 13 (0.57%) Intranet
16 11 (0.48%) HTTPS
17 10 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 899 (39.48%) RDBMS
2 534 (23.45%) SQL Server
3 261 (11.46%) MySQL
4 242 (10.63%) MongoDB
5 231 (10.14%) Oracle Database
6 210 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
7 159 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 159 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 140 (6.15%) NoSQL
9 114 (5.01%) DB2
10 105 (4.61%) Neo4j
11 98 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 83 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 82 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
14 68 (2.99%) Hadoop
15 60 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
16 59 (2.59%) Big Data
17 53 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
18 43 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
19 41 (1.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 235 (10.32%) Subversion
1 235 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 140 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 137 (6.02%) Maven
4 134 (5.88%) JUnit
5 118 (5.18%) Eclipse
6 87 (3.82%) JIRA
7 78 (3.43%) Ant
8 69 (3.03%) Selenium
9 63 (2.77%) Mockito
10 58 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 54 (2.37%) jMock
12 50 (2.20%) Cucumber
13 49 (2.15%) Visual Studio
14 45 (1.98%) NUnit
15 43 (1.89%) TeamCity
16 40 (1.76%) Toad
17 31 (1.36%) ClearCase
18 30 (1.32%) CruiseControl
19 26 (1.14%) FitNesse
General
1 501 (22.00%) Finance
2 355 (15.59%) Banking
3 201 (8.83%) Investment Banking
4 100 (4.39%) Front Office
5 71 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.12%) Marketing
6 39 (1.71%) Retail
7 29 (1.27%) Legal
8 27 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.66%) Back Office
11 14 (0.61%) Publishing
12 12 (0.53%) Advertising
13 8 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.31%) Games
15 6 (0.26%) Billing
15 6 (0.26%) Local Government
15 6 (0.26%) French Language
15 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 1302 (57.18%) Developer
2 573 (25.16%) Java Developer
3 321 (14.10%) Analyst
4 152 (6.68%) Senior Developer
5 123 (5.40%) Architect
6 108 (4.74%) .NET Developer
7 92 (4.04%) Data Analyst
8 90 (3.95%) DBA
9 75 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 71 (3.12%) C# Developer
10 71 (3.12%) Business Analyst
11 66 (2.90%) SQL Developer
12 64 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 62 (2.72%) Consultant
14 53 (2.33%) Programmer
15 45 (1.98%) Administrator
15 45 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
16 44 (1.93%) Oracle Developer
17 43 (1.89%) C++ Developer
18 42 (1.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (24.95%) HTML
2 408 (17.92%) XML
3 355 (15.59%) Web Services
4 348 (15.28%) CSS
5 291 (12.78%) Hibernate
6 286 (12.56%) Spring
7 271 (11.90%) .NET
8 252 (11.07%) REST
9 186 (8.17%) J2EE
10 152 (6.68%) JAX-RS
11 140 (6.15%) SOAP
12 132 (5.80%) HTML5
13 131 (5.75%) JSP
14 121 (5.31%) ASP.NET
15 120 (5.27%) JSON
16 119 (5.23%) Ajax
17 116 (5.09%) jQuery
18 111 (4.87%) RESTful
19 108 (4.74%) JMS
20 92 (4.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 227 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 123 (5.40%) Open Source
4 95 (4.17%) Derivative
5 74 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 72 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 60 (2.64%) Clustering
8 58 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 54 (2.37%) Data Structures
10 44 (1.93%) Replication
11 43 (1.89%) Data Integration
12 40 (1.76%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.67%) Client/Server
14 35 (1.54%) Mathematics
15 34 (1.49%) Fixed Income
16 27 (1.19%) N-Tier
17 26 (1.14%) Market Risk
18 25 (1.10%) User Experience
18 25 (1.10%) Mainframe
19 24 (1.05%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 711 (31.23%) Linux
2 597 (26.22%) UNIX
3 274 (12.03%) Windows
4 200 (8.78%) Mac OS X
5 65 (2.85%) Solaris
6 42 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (1.76%) Ubuntu
8 37 (1.62%) CentOS
8 37 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (1.62%) AIX
8 37 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.61%) VME
10 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.57%) Debian
11 11 (0.48%) SUSE
12 9 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.40%) HPUX
13 8 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.35%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (16.34%) TDD
3 353 (15.50%) OO
4 253 (11.11%) Web Development
5 239 (10.50%) Configuration Management
6 228 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
7 224 (9.84%) Scrum
8 220 (9.66%) Data Modelling
9 217 (9.53%) Web Design
10 211 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 193 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
12 183 (8.04%) MVC
13 170 (7.47%) ETL
14 142 (6.24%) Multithreading
14 142 (6.24%) SOA
15 140 (6.15%) Unit Testing
16 133 (5.84%) BDD
17 125 (5.49%) Migration
18 118 (5.18%) DevOps
19 115 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1239 (54.41%) SQL
2 1002 (44.01%) Java
3 486 (21.34%) JavaScript
4 261 (11.46%) C#
5 240 (10.54%) Python
6 232 (10.19%) PL/SQL
7 199 (8.74%) Perl
8 129 (5.67%) Shell Script
9 126 (5.53%) T-SQL
10 125 (5.49%) Ruby
11 100 (4.39%) PHP
12 95 (4.17%) C++
13 69 (3.03%) Bash Shell
14 67 (2.94%) VBA
15 61 (2.68%) Korn
16 58 (2.55%) Scala
17 57 (2.50%) VB
18 38 (1.67%) C
19 35 (1.54%) VBScript
20 30 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 189 (8.30%) Degree
2 135 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.58%) ISEB
5 24 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.48%) Siebel Certification
10 10 (0.44%) OCPJP
11 9 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.31%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.18%) MCITP
13 4 (0.18%) OCAJ
13 4 (0.18%) IBM Certification
13 4 (0.18%) OCP
13 4 (0.18%) OCA
13 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.59%) QA
2 21 (0.92%) SLA
3 13 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.31%) FATCA
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) Basel III
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.088%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.044%) EMIR
9 1 (0.044%) GMP
9 1 (0.044%) GxP
9 1 (0.044%) MiFID
9 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (0.92%) HDFS
5 15 (0.66%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.48%) Samba
7 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (0.44%) iptables
7 10 (0.44%) Postfix
7 10 (0.44%) XenServer
8 9 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.35%) Docker
10 7 (0.31%) vSphere
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.22%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.22%) Xen
12 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.18%) Varnish
12 4 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 104 (4.57%) Puppet
2 66 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (1.05%) Nagios
5 21 (0.92%) Cobbler
5 21 (0.92%) Data Guard
6 19 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (0.79%) Ansible
8 14 (0.61%) Oozie
9 13 (0.57%) collectd
9 13 (0.57%) Salt
10 12 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (0.53%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (0.40%) Netcool
12 8 (0.35%) Control-M
13 7 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (0.26%) Kibana
15 4 (0.18%) SCCM
15 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 804 (35.31%) Oracle
2 281 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 162 (7.11%) IBM
4 136 (5.97%) Sybase
5 82 (3.60%) Business Objects
6 74 (3.25%) Red Hat
7 71 (3.12%) VMware
8 53 (2.33%) TIBCO
9 43 (1.89%) SAP
9 43 (1.89%) Siebel
10 41 (1.80%) Informatica
11 36 (1.58%) HP
12 31 (1.36%) Tableau
12 31 (1.36%) Cognos
13 27 (1.19%) Sun
14 23 (1.01%) DevExpress
15 18 (0.79%) Infragistics
16 17 (0.75%) 29West
16 17 (0.75%) Teradata
16 17 (0.75%) Citrix
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