Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 210 173
Rank change year-on-year +15 -37 -20
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 38 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.28% 2.54% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 36
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £400 £464 £400
90th Percentile £650 £713 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
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 1,666 1,730 1,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.90% 25.03% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,309 1,421 1,309
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £328
90th Percentile £687 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 3
City of London median hourly rate £39.78 £22.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.80% +3.49% +13.16%
10th Percentile £22.15 £20.63 £20.75
90th Percentile £56.93 £36.90 £22.85
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +39.53% +13.16%

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 June 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 June 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 38 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (55.26%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) OOP
4 15 (39.47%) OO
5 14 (36.84%) HTTP
5 14 (36.84%) XML
5 14 (36.84%) Spring
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) Middleware
8 11 (28.95%) Internet
8 11 (28.95%) SAP
8 11 (28.95%) J2EE
8 11 (28.95%) ERP
8 11 (28.95%) SAP ERP
8 11 (28.95%) SAP Hybris
8 11 (28.95%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (28.95%) Multithreading
8 11 (28.95%) hybris
8 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) Python
10 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
11 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) MySQL
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (15.79%) Linux

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 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) SAP ERP
1 11 (28.95%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) IaaS
2 3 (7.89%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) npm
4 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Serverless
4 1 (2.63%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) HTTP
2 11 (28.95%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
4 8 (21.05%) MySQL
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (7.89%) Redis
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.26%) Big Data
9 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Travis CI
2 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Mockito
3 1 (2.63%) Spock
3 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Front Office
4 4 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Hybris Architect
2 11 (28.95%) SAP Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Spring
1 14 (36.84%) XML
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) Middleware
4 11 (28.95%) J2EE
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) Node.js
7 2 (5.26%) .NET
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) Express
7 2 (5.26%) Laravel
7 2 (5.26%) lodash
7 2 (5.26%) React
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) Sass
7 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.26%) Underscore.js
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) OOP
2 15 (39.47%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) ERP
3 11 (28.95%) Multithreaded Programming
3 11 (28.95%) Multithreading
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 5 (13.16%) SDLC
8 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.53%) Microservices
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
10 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) ETL
10 3 (7.89%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) Perl
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) hybris
1 11 (28.95%) SAP
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau