The table below looks at the statistics for VLDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK
Rank 592 611 596
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing VLDB 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.030% 0.061% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £51.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 -

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
9962 11452 10943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.95% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6660 7668 7164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 217 159
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.76 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

VLDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VLDB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

VLDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VLDB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLDB within the UK.

VLDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VLDB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLDB within the UK.

VLDB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VLDB
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
London +10 3 - -
England +10 3 - -
City of London -5 3 - -

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VLDB 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 VLDB.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Database Security
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC

VLDB
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 3 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Development DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Development DBA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Database Security
2 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Market Research
4 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (16.67%) ParAccel
3 1 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) Vertica