Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 20 February 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 149 192
Rank change year-on-year -53 +43 -45
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 45 112 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 1.58% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.67% 6.48% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 92 29
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% -
10th Percentile £401 £469 £395
90th Percentile £700 £688 £633
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £475
% change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,685 1,729 1,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.71% 24.36% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,476 1,372
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £662
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.50 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.87% -18.32% -27.21%
10th Percentile £29.50 £19.37 £23.75
90th Percentile £65.61 £48.76 £45.05
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.50 £33.67
% change year-on-year +34.87% -18.32% +13.22%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the City of London

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the City of London

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in the City of London

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 45 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (51.11%) Banking
3 22 (48.89%) Investment Banking
3 22 (48.89%) Java
4 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 20 (44.44%) Node.js
5 17 (37.78%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) Spring
6 15 (33.33%) XML
7 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (28.89%) Finance
8 13 (28.89%) Oracle
8 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
8 13 (28.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (28.89%) React
9 12 (26.67%) REST
9 12 (26.67%) Unix
9 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
9 12 (26.67%) Angular 2
9 12 (26.67%) Redux
10 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
10 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (24.44%) SDLC
10 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
11 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
12 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
12 9 (20.00%) Scrum
12 9 (20.00%) Subversion

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.44%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SAP ERP
1 4 (8.89%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.22%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.67%) DB2
7 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.44%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (4.44%) Big Data
7 2 (4.44%) Biml
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.44%) Impala
7 2 (4.44%) Power BI
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.44%) Moq
3 2 (4.44%) MSTest
3 2 (4.44%) NSubstitute
3 2 (4.44%) NUnit
3 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.44%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.22%) ERwin
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (51.11%) Banking
2 22 (48.89%) Investment Banking
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 8 (17.78%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (11.11%) NoSQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Hybris Architect
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Pega Developer
7 2 (4.44%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Node.js
2 17 (37.78%) Spring
3 15 (33.33%) XML
4 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
4 13 (28.89%) React
4 13 (28.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (26.67%) Angular 2
5 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 12 (26.67%) Redux
5 12 (26.67%) REST
6 7 (15.56%) Express
6 7 (15.56%) HTML
6 7 (15.56%) JSON
6 7 (15.56%) lodash
6 7 (15.56%) Mongoose
6 7 (15.56%) Underscore.js
7 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (11.11%) FpML
7 5 (11.11%) RESTful
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (24.44%) SDLC
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
5 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.33%) Change Control
6 6 (13.33%) OO
7 5 (11.11%) Domain Models
7 5 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) ERP
8 4 (8.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) HDFS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) hybris
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) Pega
4 2 (4.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) Databricks
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) IDERA
5 1 (2.22%) Murex
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.22%) VMware