Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 24 January 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 118 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 -40 +33
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 78 148 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.58% 2.16% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.00% 8.79% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 114 176
City of London median daily rate £488 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £325 £384 £409
90th Percentile £638 £663 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £575
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £28.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £28.00

Relational Database 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 1,115 1,683 1,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.62% 24.61% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 1,346 1,485
City of London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £374 £381 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.09 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +33.66% -38.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £29.50 £23.38
90th Percentile £46.50 £65.61 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -38.89%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the City of London

Relational Database
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 Relational Database in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in the City of London

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the City of London

Relational Database
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 Relational Database in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 26 (33.33%) Finance
4 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 24 (30.77%) Azure
5 20 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (24.36%) Java
7 18 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 17 (21.79%) Analytics
9 16 (20.51%) Python
9 16 (20.51%) CSS
9 16 (20.51%) Web Services
10 15 (19.23%) XML
10 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (19.23%) RESTful
10 15 (19.23%) DevOps
11 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
11 14 (17.95%) AWS
11 14 (17.95%) HTML
12 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
12 13 (16.67%) TDD
13 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 12 (15.38%) REST
13 12 (15.38%) .NET
13 12 (15.38%) Validation
14 11 (14.10%) MySQL
14 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
14 11 (14.10%) JIRA
14 11 (14.10%) Microservices
15 10 (12.82%) Docker

Relational Database
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 8 (10.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.85%) Mule
3 2 (2.56%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.56%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.28%) Camunda
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.13%) Zeplin
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Global One
1 1 (1.28%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) Azure
2 14 (17.95%) AWS
3 6 (7.69%) GCP
4 5 (6.41%) SaaS
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (5.13%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.85%) PaaS
7 2 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.56%) GitHub
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.28%) AWS IoT
8 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.28%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.28%) Serverless
8 1 (1.28%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 11 (14.10%) MySQL
4 9 (11.54%) Data Mining
5 8 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (8.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.97%) QlikView
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.69%) DB2
8 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (5.13%) Power BI
9 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Cypress.io
3 4 (5.13%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) Mocha
4 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) Maven
5 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) Gatling
6 1 (1.28%) Mockito
6 1 (1.28%) NUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Postman
6 1 (1.28%) Spock
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Front Office
3 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Azure Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) React Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Report Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Data Scientist
8 3 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (3.85%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.85%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) CSS
1 16 (20.51%) Web Services
2 15 (19.23%) RESTful
2 15 (19.23%) XML
3 14 (17.95%) HTML
4 12 (15.38%) .NET
4 12 (15.38%) REST
5 7 (8.97%) React
6 6 (7.69%) Express
6 6 (7.69%) SOAP
7 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.41%) Jest
7 5 (6.41%) Redux
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.13%) JSON
8 4 (5.13%) Spring
9 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (3.85%) Java EE
9 3 (3.85%) jQuery
9 3 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) User Experience
3 5 (6.41%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.85%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Equities
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.28%) iSeries
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (21.79%) Analytics
4 15 (19.23%) DevOps
5 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 13 (16.67%) TDD
7 12 (15.38%) Validation
8 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
8 11 (14.10%) Microservices
9 10 (12.82%) Data Validation
9 10 (12.82%) ETL
9 10 (12.82%) Scrum
9 10 (12.82%) SDLC
10 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
11 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.26%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (8.97%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (8.97%) C#
4 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) Go
5 4 (5.13%) R
5 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.13%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Java 8
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) Data Quality
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 8 (10.26%) GDPR
3 7 (8.97%) IFRS
3 7 (8.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.41%) Terraform
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) Kibana
3 2 (2.56%) MIIS
4 1 (1.28%) Graphite
4 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Sybase
3 6 (7.69%) Vermilion
4 5 (6.41%) Google
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Netezza
5 4 (5.13%) Teradata
6 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.85%) Tableau
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Informatica
7 2 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) Cognos
8 1 (1.28%) New Relic
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) SimCorp