Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 106 89
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 224 149 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.13% 2.22% 2.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.82% 8.51% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 109 185
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £403 £363 £355
90th Percentile £688 £665 £600
Central London median daily rate £575 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £26.24 - -
Central London median hourly rate £26.24 - -

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 1747 1751 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.41% 26.15% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1391 1878
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

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 22 November 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

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 £575 -
London Bridge - 1 £400 -
Relational Database
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 136 (60.71%) Java
2 135 (60.27%) RDBMS
3 124 (55.36%) SQL
4 122 (54.46%) Finance
5 94 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (39.29%) Banking
7 72 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 71 (31.70%) Oracle
9 68 (30.36%) Front Office
10 63 (28.13%) SDLC
11 57 (25.45%) Python
12 45 (20.09%) Equities
13 41 (18.30%) REST
14 39 (17.41%) Test Automation
15 38 (16.96%) Degree
15 38 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (16.52%) Linux
17 34 (15.18%) Unit Testing
18 33 (14.73%) Mathematics
18 33 (14.73%) Computer Science
19 32 (14.29%) Unix
19 32 (14.29%) XML
20 31 (13.84%) C#
20 31 (13.84%) Derivative
21 29 (12.95%) Spring
21 29 (12.95%) Sybase
21 29 (12.95%) JavaScript
21 29 (12.95%) VBA
22 27 (12.05%) .NET
22 27 (12.05%) Web Services

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 12 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.57%) Apache
3 5 (2.23%) Mule
3 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.34%) JBoss
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) Liferay
7 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.34%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.79%) GitHub
4 4 (1.79%) Heroku
5 3 (1.34%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.34%) Force.com
5 3 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) npm
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.46%) HTTP
3 8 (3.57%) FTP
4 5 (2.23%) SSL
5 4 (1.79%) DNS
5 4 (1.79%) Internet
6 3 (1.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) LDAP
7 1 (0.45%) snoop
7 1 (0.45%) SSH
7 1 (0.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (60.27%) RDBMS
2 72 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.38%) Big Data
4 21 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (8.93%) Hadoop
6 19 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 13 (5.80%) Apache Hive
9 12 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (4.91%) MySQL
11 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (3.57%) HBase
12 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (3.13%) MarkLogic
14 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (10.27%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.38%) Subversion
3 19 (8.48%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.70%) Maven
5 10 (4.46%) Gradle
6 8 (3.57%) JUnit
6 8 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.13%) NUnit
8 5 (2.23%) Moq
8 5 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.79%) Ant
9 4 (1.79%) Mockito
9 4 (1.79%) MSTest
9 4 (1.79%) Selenium
9 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.79%) webpack
10 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.34%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.34%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (54.46%) Finance
2 88 (39.29%) Banking
3 68 (30.36%) Front Office
4 24 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 20 (8.93%) Games
6 17 (7.59%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.13%) Back Office
7 7 (3.13%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.68%) Publishing
9 5 (2.23%) Marketing
10 4 (1.79%) Advertising
10 4 (1.79%) Legal
10 4 (1.79%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.79%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.34%) Retail
12 2 (0.89%) Local Government
12 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (65.63%) Developer
2 79 (35.27%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.18%) Senior Developer
4 33 (14.73%) Front Office Developer
5 30 (13.39%) Python Developer
6 24 (10.71%) Senior Python Developer
7 20 (8.93%) Games Developer
7 20 (8.93%) Java Games Developer
7 20 (8.93%) Telecoms Developer
7 20 (8.93%) Telecoms Java Developer
8 18 (8.04%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.25%) Architect
10 11 (4.91%) Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Data Architect
12 9 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Integration Developer
14 7 (3.13%) Senior Architect
14 7 (3.13%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.30%) REST
2 32 (14.29%) XML
3 29 (12.95%) Spring
4 27 (12.05%) .NET
4 27 (12.05%) Web Services
5 25 (11.16%) HTML
6 23 (10.27%) AngularJS
7 20 (8.93%) SOAP
8 18 (8.04%) Middleware
9 17 (7.59%) CSS
9 17 (7.59%) jQuery
10 16 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.80%) Ajax
11 13 (5.80%) Kafka
12 12 (5.36%) JMS
12 12 (5.36%) XSLT
13 11 (4.91%) JSON
14 10 (4.46%) React
14 10 (4.46%) RESTful
14 10 (4.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.09%) Equities
2 38 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (14.73%) Computer Science
4 31 (13.84%) Derivative
5 24 (10.71%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.68%) Clustering
7 6 (2.68%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.23%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.79%) Fintech
9 4 (1.79%) Replication
9 4 (1.79%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.79%) User Experience
10 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.34%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.89%) Exotic Derivative
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) Linux
2 32 (14.29%) Unix
3 9 (4.02%) Windows
4 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.79%) CoreOS
6 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.89%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.13%) SDLC
3 39 (17.41%) Test Automation
4 34 (15.18%) Unit Testing
5 33 (14.73%) Mathematics
6 25 (11.16%) Multithreading
7 24 (10.71%) DevOps
8 23 (10.27%) Data Modelling
8 23 (10.27%) Open Source
9 22 (9.82%) TDD
10 21 (9.38%) Risk Management
11 20 (8.93%) Asset Management
11 20 (8.93%) OO
12 19 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.14%) Analytics
14 16 (7.14%) MVC
14 16 (7.14%) Scrum
15 14 (6.25%) BDD
15 14 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 136 (60.71%) Java
2 124 (55.36%) SQL
3 57 (25.45%) Python
4 31 (13.84%) C#
5 29 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.95%) VBA
6 26 (11.61%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.36%) C++
9 9 (4.02%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.13%) Ruby
11 6 (2.68%) Groovy
11 6 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.68%) Scala
12 4 (1.79%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.34%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
14 2 (0.89%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.89%) XAML
14 2 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (16.96%) Degree
2 21 (9.38%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (5.36%) Apache Flume
1 12 (5.36%) HDFS
2 9 (4.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.80%) Ansible
2 12 (5.36%) Oozie
3 11 (4.91%) Puppet
4 10 (4.46%) Ambari
5 7 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.79%) Terraform
7 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (31.70%) Oracle
2 29 (12.95%) Sybase
3 17 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.91%) IBM
5 6 (2.68%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.23%) Murex
6 5 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.23%) Teradata
7 4 (1.79%) Google
8 3 (1.34%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.34%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.34%) Reuters
8 3 (1.34%) Siebel
8 3 (1.34%) Tableau
8 3 (1.34%) Temenos
9 2 (0.89%) Informatica
9 2 (0.89%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.89%) NetApp
9 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds