The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -22 -  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 26 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.00% 3.57% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.93% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 145 24 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 44.62% 28.57% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 8 12
Median daily rate £423 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Belfast

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 26 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 17 (65.38%) Oracle
3 17 (65.38%) DB2
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) ETL
6 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) Ab Initio
6 9 (34.62%) Banking
6 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (30.77%) Workflow Development
7 8 (30.77%) Spring
7 8 (30.77%) Derivative
7 8 (30.77%) Murex MxML
7 8 (30.77%) Workflow
7 8 (30.77%) FpML
7 8 (30.77%) Murex
7 8 (30.77%) Perl
7 8 (30.77%) Struts
8 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
8 7 (26.92%) Korn
8 7 (26.92%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (26.92%) Big Data
8 7 (26.92%) Talend
8 7 (26.92%) Data Transformation

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (65.38%) DB2
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) Big Data
4 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Murex Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Talend Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) UAT Lead
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) FpML
1 8 (30.77%) Murex MxML
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
1 8 (30.77%) Struts
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) JMS
4 4 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Derivative
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ETL
2 8 (30.77%) Workflow
2 8 (30.77%) Workflow Development
3 7 (26.92%) Data Transformation
4 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (15.38%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
4 8 (30.77%) Perl
5 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (26.92%) Korn
6 6 (23.08%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Ab Initio
3 8 (30.77%) Murex
4 7 (26.92%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase