The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 98 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1146 902 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.86% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.24% 8.55% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 576 627
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 10
Average hourly rate £31.75 £32.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.76 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.00 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12403 10545 11990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 21.70% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7757 6439 6807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 206 257
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +28 1021 £405 -3.57% 451
London +17 591 £425 -15.00% 183
City of London +26 187 £437 -12.70% 72
South East +33 135 £370 +15.62% 85
Scotland -27 94 £360 +12.50% 31
East of England +9 62 £375 +29.31% 52
Surrey +26 56 £425 +31.78% 28
South West +8 49 £375 +15.38% 30
West Midlands +14 46 £400 +60.00% 21
Glasgow -14 43 £319 - 20
North East +12 42 £261 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 40 £260 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 40 £260 - 1
Edinburgh -14 38 £400 +16.78% 5
North West -39 38 £315 -2.62% 37
Hertfordshire +17 32 £325 -12.75% 14
Hampshire +3 30 £370 +13.84% 9
Yorkshire -31 29 £325 +6.55% 30
Essex +1 24 £400 +40.35% 9
East Midlands 0 21 £378 +19.84% 11
Berkshire -13 18 £225 -21.73% 24
Cheshire -4 16 £425 +14.47% 7
West Yorkshire -29 16 £328 +9.16% 20
Bristol -16 14 £375 +15.38% 10
Guildford +8 13 £513 +57.69% 1
Birmingham -11 12 £293 -19.31% 8
Manchester -30 12 £315 +8.06% 23
Coventry - 12 £405 - 1
Wales -12 11 £363 +3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 11 £419 +71.79% 6

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1161 (53.73%) SQL
2 1033 (47.80%) RDBMS
3 1006 (46.55%) Oracle
4 753 (34.84%) Java
5 651 (30.12%) SQL Server
6 510 (23.60%) Finance
7 501 (23.18%) UNIX
8 466 (21.56%) HTML
9 460 (21.29%) Linux
10 445 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 392 (18.14%) .NET
12 365 (16.89%) Oracle Database
13 350 (16.20%) XML
14 348 (16.10%) CSS
15 342 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
16 309 (14.30%) Web Services
17 305 (14.11%) Spring
18 289 (13.37%) Microsoft
19 288 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
20 285 (13.19%) C#
21 280 (12.96%) OO
22 265 (12.26%) PL/SQL
23 262 (12.12%) Windows
24 261 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
25 252 (11.66%) Data Modelling
25 252 (11.66%) ETL
25 252 (11.66%) Banking
26 236 (10.92%) TDD
27 234 (10.83%) Scrum
28 211 (9.76%) Hibernate

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 92 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 86 (3.98%) WebSphere
3 81 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 79 (3.66%) WebLogic
5 66 (3.05%) Apache
6 51 (2.36%) SAS
7 45 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 44 (2.04%) Node.js
8 44 (2.04%) IIS
9 43 (1.99%) CMS
10 32 (1.48%) MQSeries
11 30 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 28 (1.30%) Apache Solr
13 22 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (0.65%) CICS
16 13 (0.60%) Alfresco
17 12 (0.56%) PowerExchange
17 12 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 172 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.45%) MS Office
3 12 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.46%) Casewise Modeler
6 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.23%) MS Project
7 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.19%) Stata
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.093%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.093%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.093%) FastStats
10 1 (0.046%) Weka
10 1 (0.046%) Mingle
10 1 (0.046%) Gephi
10 1 (0.046%) Maya
10 1 (0.046%) ArcInfo
10 1 (0.046%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 33 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.83%) Tridion
3 15 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
4 13 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.23%) RiskWrite
10 5 (0.23%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.19%) Endur
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.14%) Global One
12 3 (0.14%) RMDS
13 2 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.34%) SaaS
2 17 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.46%) PaaS
4 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.28%) GitHub
7 5 (0.23%) Force.com
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.093%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.38%) Internet
2 60 (2.78%) HTTP
3 38 (1.76%) SAN
4 24 (1.11%) LDAP
5 23 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.02%) Firewall
7 21 (0.97%) DNS
8 19 (0.88%) SNMP
9 17 (0.79%) SSL
10 14 (0.65%) NAS
11 13 (0.60%) AMQP
11 13 (0.60%) SMTP
12 12 (0.56%) 2G
12 12 (0.56%) 3G
12 12 (0.56%) Kerberos
12 12 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (0.51%) LTE
14 8 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.37%) VLAN
14 8 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1033 (47.80%) RDBMS
2 651 (30.12%) SQL Server
3 365 (16.89%) Oracle Database
4 288 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 188 (8.70%) MySQL
6 161 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 146 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 131 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 117 (5.41%) DB2
10 108 (5.00%) NoSQL
11 107 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 80 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 74 (3.42%) MongoDB
14 67 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
15 58 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
16 56 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
17 54 (2.50%) OLAP
18 47 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
19 39 (1.80%) Data Mining
20 37 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 183 (8.47%) Subversion
2 138 (6.39%) Maven
3 133 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 106 (4.91%) Ant
4 106 (4.91%) Eclipse
5 102 (4.72%) JUnit
6 86 (3.98%) Jenkins
7 78 (3.61%) Selenium
8 64 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 43 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 38 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (1.71%) TeamCity
11 37 (1.71%) Toad
12 28 (1.30%) JIRA
12 28 (1.30%) FitNesse
12 28 (1.30%) WebDriver
13 25 (1.16%) SoapUI
14 24 (1.11%) Log4j
15 23 (1.06%) NUnit
16 22 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 510 (23.60%) Finance
2 252 (11.66%) Banking
3 146 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 72 (3.33%) Retail
4 72 (3.33%) Front Office
5 60 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 58 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.68%) Marketing
7 27 (1.25%) Back Office
8 24 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 19 (0.88%) Publishing
10 18 (0.83%) Advertising
11 16 (0.74%) Billing
12 13 (0.60%) Law
13 12 (0.56%) Games
14 11 (0.51%) Legal
15 8 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.32%) French Language
17 6 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1126 (52.11%) Developer
2 312 (14.44%) Java Developer
3 296 (13.70%) Analyst
4 182 (8.42%) Architect
5 140 (6.48%) Senior Developer
6 101 (4.67%) DBA
7 89 (4.12%) Consultant
8 78 (3.61%) SQL Developer
9 77 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 74 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
11 73 (3.38%) .NET Developer
12 71 (3.29%) Business Analyst
13 70 (3.24%) C# Developer
14 65 (3.01%) Administrator
15 62 (2.87%) Data Analyst
16 59 (2.73%) Oracle DBA
17 52 (2.41%) Programmer
18 50 (2.31%) Web Developer
18 50 (2.31%) Python Developer
19 47 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (21.56%) HTML
2 392 (18.14%) .NET
3 350 (16.20%) XML
4 348 (16.10%) CSS
5 309 (14.30%) Web Services
6 305 (14.11%) Spring
7 211 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 171 (7.91%) J2EE
9 165 (7.64%) jQuery
10 149 (6.89%) ASP.NET
11 131 (6.06%) HTML5
12 127 (5.88%) Ajax
13 125 (5.78%) JMS
14 110 (5.09%) XSLT
15 109 (5.04%) JSP
16 100 (4.63%) JSON
17 92 (4.26%) SOAP
17 92 (4.26%) JDBC
18 90 (4.16%) Servlets
19 84 (3.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 128 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
2 102 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 95 (4.40%) Open Source
4 70 (3.24%) Derivative
5 62 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 59 (2.73%) Data Integration
7 39 (1.80%) Visualisation
8 30 (1.39%) Social Media
9 27 (1.25%) NHS
9 27 (1.25%) GIS
9 27 (1.25%) Web 2.0
10 25 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 24 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 20 (0.93%) Market Risk
12 20 (0.93%) Clustering
12 20 (0.93%) Reference Data
13 18 (0.83%) Replication
13 18 (0.83%) Equities
14 17 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 501 (23.18%) UNIX
2 460 (21.29%) Linux
3 262 (12.12%) Windows
4 100 (4.63%) Solaris
5 46 (2.13%) AIX
6 45 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 37 (1.71%) HPUX
8 32 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.74%) Android
12 14 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.37%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (12.96%) OO
3 261 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
4 252 (11.66%) Data Modelling
4 252 (11.66%) ETL
5 236 (10.92%) TDD
6 234 (10.83%) Scrum
7 206 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
8 166 (7.68%) Web Development
9 161 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
10 149 (6.89%) MVC
11 146 (6.76%) SOA
11 146 (6.76%) Unit Testing
12 136 (6.29%) Migration
13 117 (5.41%) UML
14 116 (5.37%) Data Analysis
14 116 (5.37%) Software Engineering
15 114 (5.28%) Analytics
16 111 (5.14%) Configuration Management
17 101 (4.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1161 (53.73%) SQL
2 753 (34.84%) Java
3 445 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 285 (13.19%) C#
5 265 (12.26%) PL/SQL
6 197 (9.12%) Perl
7 180 (8.33%) Python
8 125 (5.78%) Ruby
8 125 (5.78%) Shell Script
9 115 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 85 (3.93%) C++
11 68 (3.15%) PHP
12 62 (2.87%) VBA
13 59 (2.73%) Scala
14 57 (2.64%) C
15 54 (2.50%) Bash Shell
16 53 (2.45%) XPath
17 50 (2.31%) VB
18 47 (2.17%) VB.NET
19 30 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 187 (8.65%) Degree
2 110 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 82 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.67%) ISEB
5 24 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.74%) Sun Certification
7 14 (0.65%) OCPJP
8 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.42%) RHCE
10 8 (0.37%) MCITP
10 8 (0.37%) OCP
10 8 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.23%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.23%) MCTS
12 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.14%) MCSE
13 3 (0.14%) OCA
13 3 (0.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.86%) QA
2 23 (1.06%) SLA
3 14 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.32%) HL7
5 4 (0.19%) CDISC
5 4 (0.19%) Basel III
5 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.19%) EMIR
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.046%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.046%) FINREP
8 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
2 41 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 40 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.69%) vSphere
7 13 (0.60%) NFS
8 4 (0.19%) Samba
8 4 (0.19%) XenServer
8 4 (0.19%) Postfix
8 4 (0.19%) Varnish
9 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.14%) NDS
10 2 (0.093%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.093%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.093%) XenApp
10 2 (0.093%) KVM
11 1 (0.046%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 45 (2.08%) Puppet
2 37 (1.71%) Data Guard
3 24 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 22 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.79%) Control-M
7 12 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
8 9 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (0.32%) SCOM
11 6 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
11 6 (0.28%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.14%) Oozie
12 3 (0.14%) MOM
12 3 (0.14%) SCCM
13 2 (0.093%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.093%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1006 (46.55%) Oracle
2 289 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 140 (6.48%) Sybase
4 110 (5.09%) IBM
5 102 (4.72%) Business Objects
6 99 (4.58%) JBoss
7 55 (2.55%) HP
8 51 (2.36%) VMware
8 51 (2.36%) Cognos
8 51 (2.36%) Informatica
9 49 (2.27%) SAP
10 45 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 45 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
11 44 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.20%) ATG
13 25 (1.16%) Sun
14 24 (1.11%) Ab Initio
15 22 (1.02%) Talend
16 21 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.97%) Cisco
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £310 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Omni Partners LLP
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £23.15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday