Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VLDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VLDB over the 6 months to 15 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.

Very Large Database (VLDB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 248 237
Contract jobs citing VLDB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.058% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median daily rate - £550 -
Central London median daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VLDB 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 1,651 1,721 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.81% 25.04% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,302 1,413 1,328
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £327
90th Percentile £675 £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 9 10 3
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.29% +3.49% +13.16%
10th Percentile £30.45 £20.63 £20.75
90th Percentile £57.35 £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%

VLDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VLDB in the City of London

VLDB
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 VLDB in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VLDB in the City of London