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 23 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 Management System (RDBMS)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 312 284
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 331 354 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 3.28% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 251 266
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

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 9662 10777 12050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.47% 21.81% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6383 7393 7989
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 168 180
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.67 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +12 190 £500 -2.43% 61
South East +16 51 £406 +0.30% 15
Yorkshire +28 23 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England -4 18 £325 -25.71% 8
North West +12 16 £394 +11.70% 17
East Midlands -2 15 £405 +24.61% 4
West Midlands -7 10 £400 -8.04% 1
South West -3 3 £520 +62.50% 8
North East +53 2 £310 -5.34% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 614 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 320 (52.12%) SQL
3 285 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (43.32%) Oracle
5 249 (40.55%) Java
6 184 (29.97%) SQL Server
7 173 (28.18%) Linux
8 164 (26.71%) Finance
9 132 (21.50%) JavaScript
10 127 (20.68%) Python
10 127 (20.68%) NoSQL
11 119 (19.38%) Unix
12 118 (19.22%) TDD
13 113 (18.40%) Git (software)
14 111 (18.08%) Data Modelling
15 108 (17.59%) PostgreSQL
16 107 (17.43%) Oracle Database
17 102 (16.61%) HTML
17 102 (16.61%) MySQL
18 101 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
19 100 (16.29%) Spring
20 99 (16.12%) DevOps
21 95 (15.47%) Banking
22 93 (15.15%) Web Services
23 83 (13.52%) SDLC
24 78 (12.70%) OO
25 77 (12.54%) RESTful
26 75 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
26 75 (12.21%) Scrum
27 74 (12.05%) Perl

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 47 (7.65%) Tomcat
2 43 (7.00%) Apache
3 35 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 35 (5.70%) JBoss
4 21 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.77%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.61%) OpenStack
7 13 (2.12%) IIS
8 12 (1.95%) Confluence
9 8 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.30%) SAS
10 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.98%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.98%) Mule
10 6 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.30%) SPSS
4 4 (0.65%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.33%) HipChat
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Global One
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.33%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.16%) Actimize
6 1 (0.16%) BASE24
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Endur
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.12%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (1.95%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 10 (1.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 8 (1.30%) SaaS
8 7 (1.14%) GitHub
9 6 (0.98%) IaaS
9 6 (0.98%) PaaS
10 5 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.65%) Route 53
12 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.49%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.72%) Internet
2 22 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.93%) DNS
4 17 (2.77%) SSL
5 13 (2.12%) DHCP
6 12 (1.95%) SAN
7 11 (1.79%) HTTP
8 7 (1.14%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.98%) LAN
9 6 (0.98%) NAS
9 6 (0.98%) WAN
10 5 (0.81%) SSH
11 4 (0.65%) Network Security
12 3 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.49%) Firewall
12 3 (0.49%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.49%) LDAP
13 2 (0.33%) IPsec
13 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 184 (29.97%) SQL Server
3 127 (20.68%) NoSQL
4 108 (17.59%) PostgreSQL
5 107 (17.43%) Oracle Database
6 102 (16.61%) MySQL
7 70 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (10.42%) Big Data
9 61 (9.93%) Hadoop
10 47 (7.65%) DB2
11 36 (5.86%) MongoDB
12 33 (5.37%) SQLPlus
13 32 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (4.07%) Apache Hive
16 24 (3.91%) HBase
17 22 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (2.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 113 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 46 (7.49%) JIRA
4 41 (6.68%) Maven
5 40 (6.51%) JUnit
6 29 (4.72%) Selenium
7 28 (4.56%) Eclipse
8 27 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 25 (4.07%) Subversion
10 17 (2.77%) Gradle
11 16 (2.61%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.12%) WebDriver
13 12 (1.95%) Oracle APEX
13 12 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (1.79%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.79%) JProfiler
14 11 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (1.63%) Ant
15 10 (1.63%) Hudson
15 10 (1.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 164 (26.71%) Finance
2 95 (15.47%) Banking
3 36 (5.86%) Front Office
3 36 (5.86%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 25 (4.07%) Marketing
7 16 (2.61%) Electronics
7 16 (2.61%) Retail
8 14 (2.28%) Legal
9 11 (1.79%) Games
10 9 (1.47%) Law
11 7 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.98%) Automotive
13 5 (0.81%) Back Office
14 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
15 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Billing
15 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 303 (49.35%) Developer
2 119 (19.38%) Java Developer
3 66 (10.75%) Architect
4 43 (7.00%) Analyst
5 40 (6.51%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.03%) SQL Developer
7 35 (5.70%) DBA
7 35 (5.70%) Oracle Developer
8 34 (5.54%) Data Architect
9 27 (4.40%) Consultant
9 27 (4.40%) Web Developer
10 25 (4.07%) PL/SQL Developer
11 24 (3.91%) .NET Developer
12 23 (3.75%) Agile Developer
12 23 (3.75%) Data Engineer
13 20 (3.26%) Python Developer
13 20 (3.26%) Technical Leader
14 19 (3.09%) Perl Developer
14 19 (3.09%) SQL DBA
14 19 (3.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (16.61%) HTML
2 100 (16.29%) Spring
3 93 (15.15%) Web Services
4 77 (12.54%) RESTful
5 72 (11.73%) XML
6 65 (10.59%) CSS
7 61 (9.93%) .NET
8 58 (9.45%) REST
9 56 (9.12%) jQuery
10 53 (8.63%) SOAP
11 52 (8.47%) JSON
11 52 (8.47%) Node.js
12 48 (7.82%) JMS
13 47 (7.65%) Hibernate
14 44 (7.17%) HTML5
14 44 (7.17%) Java EE
15 38 (6.19%) J2EE
16 35 (5.70%) ActiveMQ
16 35 (5.70%) JPA
17 34 (5.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.91%) Equities
5 21 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
6 20 (3.26%) Derivative
6 20 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.77%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.44%) Clustering
9 13 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.12%) Replication
10 10 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.14%) PKI
12 7 (1.14%) User Experience
13 6 (0.98%) Fintech
13 6 (0.98%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 173 (28.18%) Linux
2 119 (19.38%) Unix
3 60 (9.77%) Windows
4 29 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (3.75%) Solaris
6 20 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.09%) AIX
8 16 (2.61%) Windows Server
9 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.14%) Android
10 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.98%) HPUX
12 4 (0.65%) CentOS
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (19.22%) TDD
3 111 (18.08%) Data Modelling
4 101 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (16.12%) DevOps
6 83 (13.52%) SDLC
7 78 (12.70%) OO
8 75 (12.21%) Scrum
9 74 (12.05%) Microservices
10 73 (11.89%) ETL
11 69 (11.24%) BDD
11 69 (11.24%) Test Automation
12 59 (9.61%) Migration
13 58 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (8.63%) Analytics
15 49 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
16 44 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 41 (6.68%) Continuous Deployment
17 41 (6.68%) High Availability
18 39 (6.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 320 (52.12%) SQL
2 249 (40.55%) Java
3 132 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 127 (20.68%) Python
5 74 (12.05%) Perl
6 70 (11.40%) PL/SQL
7 67 (10.91%) Shell Script
8 43 (7.00%) C#
8 43 (7.00%) Scala
9 32 (5.21%) Ruby
10 29 (4.72%) C++
11 27 (4.40%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.75%) Bash Shell
13 22 (3.58%) R
14 18 (2.93%) VB
15 16 (2.61%) C
15 16 (2.61%) PowerShell
16 15 (2.44%) PHP
17 10 (1.63%) Apex Code
17 10 (1.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 71 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 70 (11.40%) Degree
3 63 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.61%) CISSP
5 16 (2.61%) RHCE
5 16 (2.61%) RHCSA
6 10 (1.63%) ISEB
7 9 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.98%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.65%) PhD
11 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) CCNA
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 29 (4.72%) QA
3 8 (1.30%) PMO
4 4 (0.65%) GAAP
5 3 (0.49%) MiFID
5 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) Basel II
6 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.33%) GCP
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 57 (9.28%) Docker
2 21 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.95%) HDFS
4 10 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.49%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.33%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 37 (6.03%) Puppet
2 36 (5.86%) Ansible
3 35 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (5.54%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.28%) Terraform
6 12 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.79%) Data Guard
7 11 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.98%) Oozie
10 5 (0.81%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.65%) Control-M
12 3 (0.49%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.33%) Mesos
13 2 (0.33%) Rancher
13 2 (0.33%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 266 (43.32%) Oracle
2 57 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 52 (8.47%) Sybase
4 39 (6.35%) SAP
5 31 (5.05%) IBM
6 29 (4.72%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.26%) Informatica
8 18 (2.93%) Perforce
9 17 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.61%) Teradata
11 14 (2.28%) TIBCO
11 14 (2.28%) VMware
12 13 (2.12%) Cognos
13 11 (1.79%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.79%) HP
13 11 (1.79%) Talend
14 10 (1.63%) Cisco
14 10 (1.63%) Fidessa
15 8 (1.30%) Murex
15 8 (1.30%) Remedy
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Rate: From £22,224 to £30,600 per annum depending on qualifications and expe
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £22,128 - £28,746 pa
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
University of Essex
Rate: £29,301 - £32,004 per annum; Grade 8: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 days ago