The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 28 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.23% 2.29% 3.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.43% 8.33% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £550 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £389 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £633 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £41.50 £40.60
% change year-on-year -43.97% +2.21%  

Relational Database 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 37 36 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 28.46% 27.48% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 24
Median daily rate £553 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
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 £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Canary Wharf

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Canary Wharf

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Banking
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) OO
6 8 (47.06%) Unix
6 8 (47.06%) Investment Banking
6 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (41.18%) Spring
7 7 (41.18%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) Perl
8 6 (35.29%) Sybase
8 6 (35.29%) DB2
8 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 5 (29.41%) Python
9 5 (29.41%) JUnit
9 5 (29.41%) C++
10 4 (23.53%) Front Office
10 4 (23.53%) Legal
10 4 (23.53%) SOAP
10 4 (23.53%) OOD
10 4 (23.53%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (17.65%) High-Frequency Trading
11 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
11 3 (17.65%) SOA
11 3 (17.65%) J2SE

Relational Database
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eloqua
1 2 (11.76%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
1 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) KDB
3 1 (5.88%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) JBehave
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Front Office
4 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C++ Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
1 7 (41.18%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Protocol Buffers
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) J2SE
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Avro
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JMS
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (11.76%) Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Equities
4 2 (11.76%) Fintech
4 2 (11.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (17.65%) High-Frequency Trading
4 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) R
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) MiFID
2 2 (11.76%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (11.76%) EMIR
2 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Apteco
2 2 (11.76%) Perforce