The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 25 April 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)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.01% 2.99% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 11.11% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +2.66% -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -45.93% -6.70%  

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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 36 36 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 27.07% 26.87% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 23
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) J2SE
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Equities
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) JBehave

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JBehave
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Core Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripter
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2SE
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase