The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK / England
Rank 311 306 273
Rank change year-on-year -5 -33  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 292 350 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.06% 3.20% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 221 276
Median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9553 10944 10785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.86% 22.31% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6496 7406 7015
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 159 147
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.75 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 172 £525 - 44
South East +26 52 £363 -14.70% 15
East Midlands +5 19 £400 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire +11 12 £388 -3.12% 11
North West +10 11 £388 +27.04% 14
South West -10 11 £330 -12.00% 11
West Midlands -10 10 £375 -14.67% 8
East of England -7 2 £750 +130.76% 5
Midlands +5 1 - - 1
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 England region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 577 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 278 (48.18%) SQL
3 269 (46.62%) Oracle
4 219 (37.95%) Java
5 217 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (31.02%) SQL Server
7 167 (28.94%) Linux
8 154 (26.69%) Finance
9 135 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 116 (20.10%) Python
11 112 (19.41%) HTML
12 109 (18.89%) NoSQL
13 101 (17.50%) Oracle Database
14 100 (17.33%) Unix
15 96 (16.64%) PostgreSQL
16 89 (15.42%) Big Data
17 88 (15.25%) Banking
18 84 (14.56%) Hadoop
19 81 (14.04%) Git (software)
20 80 (13.86%) Spring
20 80 (13.86%) CSS
21 79 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
22 78 (13.52%) Perl
22 78 (13.52%) Scrum
23 75 (13.00%) XML
24 74 (12.82%) Degree
25 73 (12.65%) SDLC
26 70 (12.13%) Jenkins
27 69 (11.96%) OO
28 68 (11.79%) Web Services

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 54 (9.36%) Apache Spark
2 42 (7.28%) Apache
3 26 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.12%) IIS
5 17 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.60%) Apache Pig
7 15 (2.60%) Confluence
7 15 (2.60%) JBoss
7 15 (2.60%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.91%) SAS
9 7 (1.21%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.04%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.04%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.69%) nginx
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 22 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.04%) SPSS
3 4 (0.69%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.52%) GIMP
4 3 (0.52%) MS Office
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 13 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.87%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.69%) BASE24
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.91%) GitHub
5 10 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.21%) IaaS
7 7 (1.21%) PaaS
8 5 (0.87%) SaaS
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.69%) Route 53
10 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Office 365
11 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.37%) DNS
2 26 (4.51%) Internet
3 21 (3.64%) DHCP
4 14 (2.43%) HTTP
4 14 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.25%) SSL
6 9 (1.56%) LDAP
6 9 (1.56%) SAN
7 5 (0.87%) FTP
7 5 (0.87%) IPsec
8 4 (0.69%) Firewall
9 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.52%) LAN
9 3 (0.52%) WAN
9 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) Network Security
10 2 (0.35%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 179 (31.02%) SQL Server
3 109 (18.89%) NoSQL
4 101 (17.50%) Oracle Database
5 96 (16.64%) PostgreSQL
6 89 (15.42%) Big Data
7 84 (14.56%) Hadoop
8 67 (11.61%) MySQL
9 53 (9.19%) MongoDB
10 50 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (7.45%) DB2
12 40 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (5.89%) Apache Hive
14 32 (5.55%) HBase
15 25 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (3.47%) SQLPlus
18 19 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 18 (3.12%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 81 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 70 (12.13%) Jenkins
3 52 (9.01%) JIRA
4 40 (6.93%) JUnit
5 30 (5.20%) Selenium
6 29 (5.03%) Cucumber
7 27 (4.68%) Maven
8 23 (3.99%) Eclipse
9 16 (2.77%) Subversion
10 15 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 12 (2.08%) Hudson
12 12 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
12 12 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.73%) Gradle
14 9 (1.56%) Ant
15 8 (1.39%) Mockito
15 8 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
16 7 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.21%) JProfiler
General
1 154 (26.69%) Finance
2 88 (15.25%) Banking
3 34 (5.89%) Front Office
4 30 (5.20%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.68%) Marketing
6 24 (4.16%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.12%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.25%) Legal
8 13 (2.25%) Retail
9 12 (2.08%) Games
10 7 (1.21%) Law
11 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.87%) Automotive
12 5 (0.87%) Electronics
12 5 (0.87%) International Banking
13 4 (0.69%) Back Office
14 3 (0.52%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.35%) Advertising
15 2 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 256 (44.37%) Developer
2 95 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 57 (9.88%) Architect
4 45 (7.80%) Consultant
5 37 (6.41%) Analyst
6 36 (6.24%) SQL Developer
7 34 (5.89%) Data Engineer
8 31 (5.37%) DBA
9 28 (4.85%) Oracle Developer
10 25 (4.33%) Big Data Engineer
11 24 (4.16%) Data Architect
12 20 (3.47%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.29%) Scala Developer
14 18 (3.12%) .NET Developer
14 18 (3.12%) PL/SQL Developer
15 17 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (2.60%) Oracle DBA
16 15 (2.60%) Technical Leader
17 14 (2.43%) Front Office Developer
17 14 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (19.41%) HTML
2 80 (13.86%) CSS
2 80 (13.86%) Spring
3 75 (13.00%) XML
4 68 (11.79%) Web Services
5 63 (10.92%) jQuery
6 50 (8.67%) .NET
7 48 (8.32%) REST
8 47 (8.15%) SOAP
9 42 (7.28%) Hibernate
10 39 (6.76%) HTML5
11 37 (6.41%) JMS
12 36 (6.24%) JSON
13 34 (5.89%) Ajax
13 34 (5.89%) RESTful
14 33 (5.72%) AngularJS
15 32 (5.55%) J2EE
16 30 (5.20%) Kafka
17 29 (5.03%) JPA
18 25 (4.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.64%) Equities
5 20 (3.47%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (2.60%) Clustering
7 14 (2.43%) Derivative
8 13 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.91%) Replication
10 10 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.73%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.04%) Fintech
13 6 (1.04%) User Experience
14 5 (0.87%) Online Games
15 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 167 (28.94%) Linux
2 100 (17.33%) Unix
3 62 (10.75%) Windows
4 23 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.64%) Android
5 21 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.95%) AIX
7 14 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.91%) Solaris
9 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) CentOS
12 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (13.52%) Scrum
3 73 (12.65%) SDLC
4 69 (11.96%) OO
5 68 (11.79%) DevOps
6 67 (11.61%) TDD
7 65 (11.27%) Data Modelling
8 55 (9.53%) Analytics
8 55 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (8.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (8.32%) Configuration Management
11 45 (7.80%) Unit Testing
12 42 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (7.28%) ETL
13 40 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 39 (6.76%) Migration
14 39 (6.76%) Open Source
15 38 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
15 38 (6.59%) Project Management
16 35 (6.07%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (48.18%) SQL
2 219 (37.95%) Java
3 135 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 116 (20.10%) Python
5 78 (13.52%) Perl
6 61 (10.57%) Scala
7 57 (9.88%) Shell Script
8 38 (6.59%) PL/SQL
9 37 (6.41%) C#
10 33 (5.72%) R
10 33 (5.72%) Ruby
11 28 (4.85%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.99%) Bash Shell
13 21 (3.64%) C++
14 18 (3.12%) PHP
14 18 (3.12%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.43%) C
16 11 (1.91%) VB
17 10 (1.73%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.39%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 74 (12.82%) Degree
2 33 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.08%) PhD
5 10 (1.73%) ISEB
6 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.69%) CISSP
7 4 (0.69%) RHCE
7 4 (0.69%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.35%) MCITP
8 2 (0.35%) MCTS
8 2 (0.35%) SANS
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.45%) QA
2 13 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) Basel II
4 2 (0.35%) FATCA
4 2 (0.35%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) IFRS
5 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.64%) Docker
3 16 (2.77%) HDFS
3 16 (2.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 16 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
4 15 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.52%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.35%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.35%) KVM
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) Postfix
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (6.07%) Puppet
2 32 (5.55%) Ansible
3 29 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.81%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (2.08%) Nagios
6 11 (1.91%) Terraform
7 10 (1.73%) Data Guard
8 6 (1.04%) Control-M
8 6 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (1.04%) SCOM
8 6 (1.04%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.69%) Oozie
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.52%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.52%) Mesos
10 3 (0.52%) rkt
10 3 (0.52%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 269 (46.62%) Oracle
2 63 (10.92%) Sybase
3 61 (10.57%) Microsoft
4 35 (6.07%) IBM
5 27 (4.68%) SAP
6 25 (4.33%) Adobe
7 20 (3.47%) Perforce
8 18 (3.12%) VMware
9 16 (2.77%) Informatica
9 16 (2.77%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.77%) Siemens
10 14 (2.43%) Cognos
10 14 (2.43%) Hortonworks
10 14 (2.43%) HP
10 14 (2.43%) Tableau
11 12 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.08%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.91%) Cloudera
12 11 (1.91%) Teradata
13 8 (1.39%) Remedy
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £370 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Rate: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday (pro rata)
Posted: 23 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 26 days ago