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 3 months to 27 June 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 / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 100 74
Rank change year-on-year +28 -26  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 100 63 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.03% 1.86% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.76% 7.68% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 105
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

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 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 850 820 1474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.73% 24.21% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 656 1171
Median daily rate £505 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -40.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 82 (52.90%) SQL
2 75 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (46.45%) Finance
4 65 (41.94%) Java
5 55 (35.48%) RDBMS
6 40 (25.81%) Banking
7 38 (24.52%) Oracle
8 35 (22.58%) Python
9 31 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 30 (19.35%) HTML
10 30 (19.35%) TDD
11 29 (18.71%) XML
11 29 (18.71%) Linux
12 28 (18.06%) Front Office
12 28 (18.06%) NoSQL
13 27 (17.42%) REST
13 27 (17.42%) Web Services
14 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
15 25 (16.13%) R
15 25 (16.13%) SDLC
16 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
16 24 (15.48%) Degree
17 23 (14.84%) MVC
17 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
17 23 (14.84%) Analytics
18 21 (13.55%) Sybase
18 21 (13.55%) CSS
18 21 (13.55%) Spring
19 20 (12.90%) Unix
19 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (5.81%) Apache
2 7 (4.52%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.58%) IIS
4 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.94%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.94%) Liferay
5 3 (1.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.29%) Confluence
6 2 (1.29%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.29%) SAS
6 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.65%) Mule
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (2.58%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Actimize
2 1 (0.65%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.58%) GitHub
4 3 (1.94%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.94%) Heroku
4 3 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.32%) HTTP
2 10 (6.45%) FTP
3 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.23%) SSL
5 3 (1.94%) DNS
5 3 (1.94%) Internet
6 2 (1.29%) Firewall
6 2 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.48%) RDBMS
2 31 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 28 (18.06%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (10.32%) MySQL
5 13 (8.39%) Big Data
5 13 (8.39%) Hadoop
6 12 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (6.45%) MarkLogic
7 10 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (5.81%) DB2
9 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.52%) Siebel EIM
11 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (3.23%) Apache Hive
12 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.97%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.32%) Subversion
4 13 (8.39%) Selenium
5 12 (7.74%) JUnit
5 12 (7.74%) Maven
6 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (5.81%) NUnit
7 9 (5.81%) TeamCity
8 8 (5.16%) Gradle
8 8 (5.16%) Moq
9 7 (4.52%) MSTest
10 6 (3.87%) Mockito
11 5 (3.23%) Ant
11 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.23%) JIRA
11 5 (3.23%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.94%) webpack
General
1 72 (46.45%) Finance
2 40 (25.81%) Banking
3 28 (18.06%) Front Office
4 12 (7.74%) Financial Institution
5 10 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.16%) Games
6 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.52%) Publishing
8 5 (3.23%) Legal
8 5 (3.23%) Retail
9 4 (2.58%) Marketing
10 2 (1.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.65%) Automotive
11 1 (0.65%) French Language
11 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (62.58%) Developer
2 39 (25.16%) Java Developer
3 27 (17.42%) Analyst
4 17 (10.97%) Data Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Python Developer
5 14 (9.03%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Front Office Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Architect
7 10 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.52%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Data Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.52%) Games Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Java Games Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Siebel Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Telecoms Developer
8 7 (4.52%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.35%) HTML
2 29 (18.71%) XML
3 27 (17.42%) REST
3 27 (17.42%) Web Services
4 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
5 21 (13.55%) CSS
5 21 (13.55%) Spring
6 17 (10.97%) Hibernate
7 15 (9.68%) .NET
7 15 (9.68%) SOAP
8 14 (9.03%) JMS
8 14 (9.03%) JSON
9 12 (7.74%) HTML5
9 12 (7.74%) jQuery
9 12 (7.74%) XSLT
10 11 (7.10%) Java EE
10 11 (7.10%) React
10 11 (7.10%) RESTful
11 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET
12 8 (5.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.03%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.74%) Equities
4 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.16%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.16%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.16%) User Experience
6 7 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.52%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.23%) NHS
8 4 (2.58%) Derivative
8 4 (2.58%) Fintech
9 3 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.94%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.29%) Blog
10 2 (1.29%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.71%) Linux
2 20 (12.90%) Unix
3 16 (10.32%) Windows
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.94%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.29%) Android
6 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.35%) TDD
3 25 (16.13%) SDLC
4 23 (14.84%) Analytics
4 23 (14.84%) Data Modelling
4 23 (14.84%) MVC
5 19 (12.26%) Data Management
6 18 (11.61%) Test Automation
7 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.97%) DevOps
7 17 (10.97%) ETL
7 17 (10.97%) OO
7 17 (10.97%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.68%) Data Analytics
10 12 (7.74%) Mathematics
10 12 (7.74%) Scrum
10 12 (7.74%) Web Development
11 11 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (7.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (52.90%) SQL
2 65 (41.94%) Java
3 35 (22.58%) Python
4 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
5 25 (16.13%) R
6 19 (12.26%) C#
7 13 (8.39%) C++
8 9 (5.81%) Scala
9 8 (5.16%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.52%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.23%) PHP
11 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.58%) Groovy
12 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.94%) Perl
13 3 (1.94%) VB
14 2 (1.29%) Go
14 2 (1.29%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 24 (15.48%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (4.52%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) CFA
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.03%) Data Quality
2 11 (7.10%) QA
3 4 (2.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Ansible
2 6 (3.87%) Puppet
3 3 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.94%) Terraform
3 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.29%) Control-M
4 2 (1.29%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (24.52%) Oracle
2 21 (13.55%) Sybase
3 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.39%) Teradata
5 11 (7.10%) IBM
6 8 (5.16%) Netezza
7 7 (4.52%) Siebel
7 7 (4.52%) Tableau
8 5 (3.23%) Murex
9 4 (2.58%) Google
9 4 (2.58%) Informatica
9 4 (2.58%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.94%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.94%) Currenex
10 3 (1.94%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.94%) SAP
10 3 (1.94%) Talend
11 2 (1.29%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.29%) Remedy
11 2 (1.29%) Splunk
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