Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 2018 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 Management System (RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 304 356
Rank change year-on-year -19 +52 -36
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 746 704 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.80% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 3.53% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 448 476
England median daily rate £535 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.56% +5.39%
10th Percentile £360 £319 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
England median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.54% -28.92% -8.79%
10th Percentile £29.55 £19.15 £31.75
90th Percentile £64.50 £35.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.99 £41.50
% change year-on-year +66.71% -34.96% -9.29%

RDBMS 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,604 19,965 22,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 22.62% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,226 13,427 15,231
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £286
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 333
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £49.90
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in England

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
London +5 440 £550 +4.76% 83
South East +15 129 £438 +2.94% 35
North of England -20 75 £425 +6.25% 25
South West +11 41 £438 +30.60% 23
Yorkshire -4 41 £425 +6.25% 7
Midlands -32 36 £400 -2.44% 13
North West -19 30 £400 -8.57% 16
East of England -25 28 £450 +28.57% 18
West Midlands -20 22 £450 +5.88% 10
East Midlands -30 12 £325 -18.75% 3
North East -14 4 £270 -18.18% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 England region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 746 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 370 (49.60%) Java
3 347 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 278 (37.27%) Oracle
5 276 (37.00%) SQL
6 214 (28.69%) Git (software)
7 205 (27.48%) SQL Server
8 200 (26.81%) NoSQL
9 192 (25.74%) Unix
10 182 (24.40%) Linux
11 168 (22.52%) REST
12 164 (21.98%) Spring
13 162 (21.72%) OO
13 162 (21.72%) Python
14 149 (19.97%) JavaScript
15 145 (19.44%) Finance
16 144 (19.30%) Test Automation
16 144 (19.30%) Microservices
17 138 (18.50%) MySQL
17 138 (18.50%) Java 8
18 135 (18.10%) XML
18 135 (18.10%) DevOps
19 125 (16.76%) Hibernate
20 122 (16.35%) RESTful
21 121 (16.22%) Maven
22 118 (15.82%) Scrum
23 115 (15.42%) HTML
24 113 (15.15%) Jenkins
25 112 (15.01%) JMS
26 111 (14.88%) Amazon AWS

RDBMS
Co-occurring 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 81 (10.86%) Apache Spark
2 71 (9.52%) Confluence
3 50 (6.70%) WildFly
4 35 (4.69%) Apache
5 33 (4.42%) WebSphere
6 27 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (2.95%) WebLogic
9 21 (2.82%) JBoss
10 19 (2.55%) Tomcat
11 16 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (1.74%) IIS
12 13 (1.74%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.47%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.47%) Mule
14 10 (1.34%) SAS
15 9 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (1.07%) GemFire
16 8 (1.07%) Mule ESB
17 7 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.54%) HipChat
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Demantra
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 111 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.28%) GitHub
4 16 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.14%) Serverless
5 15 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (1.47%) PaaS
7 11 (1.47%) SaaS
8 10 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (1.07%) IaaS
11 7 (0.94%) Azure Functions
12 6 (0.80%) npm
13 5 (0.67%) NuGet
13 5 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.10%) HTTP
2 41 (5.50%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.62%) SSL
4 26 (3.49%) DNS
5 25 (3.35%) DHCP
5 25 (3.35%) IPsec
6 24 (3.22%) FTP
7 8 (1.07%) VPN
8 6 (0.80%) Internet
9 5 (0.67%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.54%) SMS
11 3 (0.40%) SAN
12 2 (0.27%) Converged Networks
12 2 (0.27%) Firewall
12 2 (0.27%) FIX Connectivity
12 2 (0.27%) WAN
13 1 (0.13%) AMQP
13 1 (0.13%) BGP
13 1 (0.13%) MPLS
13 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 746 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 205 (27.48%) SQL Server
3 200 (26.81%) NoSQL
4 138 (18.50%) MySQL
5 89 (11.93%) Big Data
5 89 (11.93%) Hadoop
6 84 (11.26%) Oracle Database
7 74 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
9 61 (8.18%) MongoDB
10 33 (4.42%) Apache Hive
10 33 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (4.02%) HBase
12 29 (3.89%) DB2
13 24 (3.22%) Power BI
14 19 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (2.14%) OLTP
17 16 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 214 (28.69%) Git (software)
2 121 (16.22%) Maven
3 113 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 108 (14.48%) JUnit
5 92 (12.33%) JIRA
6 84 (11.26%) Mockito
7 73 (9.79%) SonarQube
8 63 (8.45%) Checkstyle
9 60 (8.04%) Liquibase
10 54 (7.24%) Subversion
11 47 (6.30%) Visual Studio Team System
12 46 (6.17%) Vagrant
13 38 (5.09%) Cucumber
14 28 (3.75%) Eclipse
15 25 (3.35%) TeamCity
16 23 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (2.95%) Travis CI
18 20 (2.68%) IntelliJ
19 19 (2.55%) SoapUI
20 18 (2.41%) Gradle
General
1 145 (19.44%) Finance
2 69 (9.25%) Banking
3 59 (7.91%) Front Office
4 42 (5.63%) Retail
5 31 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.28%) Marketing
7 15 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.74%) Back Office
9 11 (1.47%) Advertising
10 7 (0.94%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.80%) Games
11 6 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.54%) Automotive
12 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) International Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 412 (55.23%) Developer
2 191 (25.60%) Java Developer
3 75 (10.05%) Senior Developer
4 59 (7.91%) Architect
5 54 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 48 (6.43%) Front Office Developer
7 44 (5.90%) Data Engineer
7 44 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 43 (5.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 32 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 31 (4.16%) Analyst
10 31 (4.16%) Big Data Engineer
11 28 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 25 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.22%) C++ Developer
13 24 (3.22%) Consultant
13 24 (3.22%) Front Office C++ Developer
13 24 (3.22%) Visual C++ Developer
14 23 (3.08%) DBA
15 22 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (22.52%) REST
2 164 (21.98%) Spring
3 135 (18.10%) XML
4 125 (16.76%) Hibernate
5 122 (16.35%) RESTful
6 115 (15.42%) HTML
7 112 (15.01%) JMS
8 104 (13.94%) Web Services
9 88 (11.80%) Java EE
10 84 (11.26%) .NET
11 81 (10.86%) CSS
12 76 (10.19%) AngularJS
13 73 (9.79%) JSON
13 73 (9.79%) Kafka
14 60 (8.04%) Drools
14 60 (8.04%) JAX-RS
14 60 (8.04%) Lambda Expressions
14 60 (8.04%) WireMock
15 51 (6.84%) Node.js
15 51 (6.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.18%) Linux Command Line
2 54 (7.24%) Derivative
3 49 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.63%) Equity Derivative
6 41 (5.50%) Algorithms
7 29 (3.89%) Fixed Income
8 24 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (3.22%) HoloLens
8 24 (3.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 23 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.88%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.88%) Equities
12 13 (1.74%) Fintech
13 11 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.94%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.94%) User Experience
15 6 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 192 (25.74%) Unix
2 182 (24.40%) Linux
3 66 (8.85%) Windows
4 46 (6.17%) VMS
5 17 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.88%) AIX
7 9 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.07%) Solaris
9 7 (0.94%) CentOS
10 6 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.54%) HPUX
11 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.27%) Android
13 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.27%) Fedora
14 1 (0.13%) VME
14 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (21.72%) OO
3 144 (19.30%) Microservices
3 144 (19.30%) Test Automation
4 135 (18.10%) DevOps
5 118 (15.82%) Scrum
6 106 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (13.81%) Open Source
7 103 (13.81%) TDD
8 90 (12.06%) SDLC
9 78 (10.46%) Analytics
10 76 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (9.92%) Domain-Driven Design
12 72 (9.65%) Data Modelling
13 69 (9.25%) OOA/OOD
14 67 (8.98%) Configuration Management
15 62 (8.31%) Dependency Injection
16 60 (8.04%) CQRS
17 59 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
18 54 (7.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 370 (49.60%) Java
2 276 (37.00%) SQL
3 162 (21.72%) Python
4 149 (19.97%) JavaScript
5 138 (18.50%) Java 8
6 101 (13.54%) C#
7 65 (8.71%) Scala
8 60 (8.04%) JPQL
9 55 (7.37%) Shell Script
10 43 (5.76%) PL/SQL
11 41 (5.50%) Perl
12 40 (5.36%) C++
13 28 (3.75%) Bash Shell
14 27 (3.62%) T-SQL
15 24 (3.22%) VC++
16 21 (2.82%) C
16 21 (2.82%) PHP
17 18 (2.41%) VB.NET
18 17 (2.28%) PowerShell
18 17 (2.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 90 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.02%) Degree
4 6 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.54%) ISEB
6 4 (0.54%) MCSE
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CCNA
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) MCSA
8 1 (0.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) RHCE
8 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.50%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.14%) GCP
2 16 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (0.54%) GDPR
4 3 (0.40%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.40%) PMO
5 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.27%) HL7
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) WCAG
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (9.25%) Docker
2 26 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.34%) HDFS
7 9 (1.21%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.27%) KVM
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) oVirt
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (8.98%) Puppet
2 61 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (4.83%) Ansible
4 31 (4.16%) Mesos
5 27 (3.62%) Kubernetes
6 26 (3.49%) Marathon
7 25 (3.35%) Terraform
8 11 (1.47%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.07%) Oozie
10 7 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.80%) Kibana
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.67%) Rancher
13 4 (0.54%) Packer
14 3 (0.40%) Control-M
14 3 (0.40%) Grafana
14 3 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.40%) logstash
15 2 (0.27%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 278 (37.27%) Oracle
2 55 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.89%) IBM
4 22 (2.95%) Teradata
5 18 (2.41%) Google
5 18 (2.41%) TIBCO
6 16 (2.14%) Sybase
6 16 (2.14%) VMware
7 15 (2.01%) Tableau
8 14 (1.88%) MapR
8 14 (1.88%) SAP
9 12 (1.61%) MuleSoft
10 11 (1.47%) Adobe
10 11 (1.47%) Databricks
10 11 (1.47%) Informatica
11 10 (1.34%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.34%) ION Trading
12 8 (1.07%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.07%) Splunk
13 7 (0.94%) Netezza