Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 173 182
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 66 64 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 0.94% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 3.74% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 101
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £400 £388 £375
90th Percentile £638 £673 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1676 1709 2936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.95% 24.97% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1362 2311
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £319 £309
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.62% +5.20% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
City of London median hourly rate £21.92 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.36% -30.91% -11.29%
10th Percentile £20.75 £15.83 £16.28
90th Percentile £27.74 £26.72 £91.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.92 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.36% -24.00% -15.20%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 66 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (65.15%) SQL
3 38 (57.58%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) Finance
5 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (46.97%) Oracle
6 30 (45.45%) Banking
7 17 (25.76%) Equities
8 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 14 (21.21%) REST
9 14 (21.21%) Sybase
9 14 (21.21%) Linux
10 12 (18.18%) Unix
10 12 (18.18%) Front Office
10 12 (18.18%) Degree
10 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 12 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 11 (16.67%) Games
11 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
12 10 (15.15%) Python
12 10 (15.15%) Web Services
12 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (15.15%) Spring
12 10 (15.15%) Big Data
13 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.64%) Data Management

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 4 (6.06%) Apache
1 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (6.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.52%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.55%) Bluemix
3 3 (4.55%) GitHub
3 3 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (15.15%) Big Data
5 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
6 6 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.58%) HBase
8 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
8 4 (6.06%) Data Mart
9 3 (4.55%) MarkLogic
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.03%) DB2
10 2 (3.03%) Hazelcast
10 2 (3.03%) Impala
10 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.03%) MySQL
11 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Maven
2 7 (10.61%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.55%) Ant
5 3 (4.55%) Gradle
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) JUnit
5 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.03%) Bundler
6 2 (3.03%) ERwin
6 2 (3.03%) gulp
7 1 (1.52%) jMock
7 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (48.48%) Finance
2 30 (45.45%) Banking
3 12 (18.18%) Front Office
4 11 (16.67%) Games
4 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Back Office
6 3 (4.55%) Retail
7 2 (3.03%) Legal
8 1 (1.52%) Local Government
8 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Games Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Java Games Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Telecoms Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Modeller
8 3 (4.55%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) REST
2 10 (15.15%) Spring
2 10 (15.15%) Web Services
3 9 (13.64%) SOAP
3 9 (13.64%) XML
4 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 6 (9.09%) RESTful
5 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.58%) JPA
5 5 (7.58%) JSON
5 5 (7.58%) Middleware
5 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
6 4 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) JMS
6 4 (6.06%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.55%) CSS3
7 3 (4.55%) Murex MxML
7 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Equities
2 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) Derivative
5 4 (6.06%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.03%) Clustering
7 2 (3.03%) Fintech
7 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.03%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (1.52%) User Experience
8 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.64%) Data Management
5 9 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 8 (12.12%) Analytics
6 8 (12.12%) DevOps
6 8 (12.12%) ETL
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) SDLC
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) MVC
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.58%) BDD
8 5 (7.58%) Investment Management
8 5 (7.58%) Open Source
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 38 (57.58%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) Python
4 8 (12.12%) C++
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.55%) C#
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) Scala
6 3 (4.55%) VBA
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) R
8 1 (1.52%) SOQL
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
1 12 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.52%) HDFS
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.03%) Control-M
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Oracle
2 14 (21.21%) Sybase
3 7 (10.61%) IBM
4 4 (6.06%) Informatica
4 4 (6.06%) Murex
4 4 (6.06%) Teradata
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 2 (3.03%) ION Trading
6 2 (3.03%) Tableau
7 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Perforce
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (1.52%) Reuters
7 1 (1.52%) Serena
7 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.52%) TOWER Software