Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 340 360
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 -83
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 701 587 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 3.11% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 382 424
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +15.61% +1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
England median hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.55% -43.98% -9.96%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +93.55% -43.98% -9.96%

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 20,926 18,889 21,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.55% 22.61% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,704 12,724 14,694
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £615 £600
UK median daily rate £473 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 216 332
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.19% +2.73%
10th Percentile £14.08 £9.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £49.38 £53.73
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.36% +6.48% -0.34%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +4 403 £550 +8.64% 103
South East +6 141 £475 +26.67% 44
North of England -23 59 £375 -3.23% 53
Midlands -11 44 £360 -10.00% 21
South West +27 35 £500 +51.52% 22
North West -11 32 £350 -9.68% 33
West Midlands -12 28 £425 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire -24 26 £425 +8.97% 13
East of England +8 23 £425 +25.93% 13
East Midlands -16 15 £315 -21.25% 12
North East +6 1 £290 -6.45% 7
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 701 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 395 (56.35%) Java
3 314 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (37.95%) Oracle
5 248 (35.38%) SQL
6 223 (31.81%) Linux
7 189 (26.96%) SQL Server
8 180 (25.68%) OO
9 178 (25.39%) NoSQL
10 172 (24.54%) Unix
11 169 (24.11%) Spring
12 167 (23.82%) REST
13 160 (22.82%) Git (software)
14 157 (22.40%) Test Automation
15 144 (20.54%) Finance
16 140 (19.97%) Scrum
17 137 (19.54%) XML
18 134 (19.12%) Jenkins
19 133 (18.97%) DevOps
20 132 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
21 130 (18.54%) Python
22 126 (17.97%) JUnit
23 125 (17.83%) TDD
24 124 (17.69%) Java 8
25 122 (17.40%) JavaScript
25 122 (17.40%) Microservices
26 119 (16.98%) JMS
27 118 (16.83%) Maven
28 114 (16.26%) MySQL
29 113 (16.12%) Hibernate

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 58 (8.27%) Apache Spark
2 57 (8.13%) Confluence
3 49 (6.99%) Apache
4 35 (4.99%) JBoss
5 32 (4.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 31 (4.42%) WildFly
7 30 (4.28%) Tomcat
8 28 (3.99%) WebLogic
8 28 (3.99%) WebSphere
9 20 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (1.71%) Apache Pig
13 11 (1.57%) GemFire
13 11 (1.57%) IIS
14 9 (1.28%) Mule
15 7 (1.00%) Mule ESB
15 7 (1.00%) SAS
15 7 (1.00%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.00%) HipChat
3 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.29%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Demantra
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Endur
5 1 (0.14%) Findur
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 102 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.14%) GitHub
4 21 (3.00%) PaaS
5 19 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.43%) SaaS
7 11 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.43%) Serverless
9 9 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.86%) Office 365
11 6 (0.86%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.71%) Trello
13 4 (0.57%) IaaS
14 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.56%) HTTP
2 57 (8.13%) TCP/IP
3 34 (4.85%) DNS
4 33 (4.71%) DHCP
4 33 (4.71%) IPsec
4 33 (4.71%) SSL
5 32 (4.56%) FTP
6 11 (1.57%) Internet
6 11 (1.57%) MQTT
7 7 (1.00%) SMS
8 5 (0.71%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.29%) IMAP
9 2 (0.29%) POP3
9 2 (0.29%) RTP
10 1 (0.14%) AMQP
10 1 (0.14%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.14%) SAN
10 1 (0.14%) snoop
10 1 (0.14%) VPN
10 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 189 (26.96%) SQL Server
3 178 (25.39%) NoSQL
4 114 (16.26%) MySQL
5 97 (13.84%) Oracle Database
6 84 (11.98%) Big Data
7 67 (9.56%) MongoDB
8 66 (9.42%) Hadoop
9 58 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
10 53 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (5.14%) DB2
12 25 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (3.00%) Apache Hive
15 17 (2.43%) HBase
16 16 (2.28%) Power BI
17 14 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (1.85%) Bigtable
19 12 (1.71%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 160 (22.82%) Git (software)
2 134 (19.12%) Jenkins
3 126 (17.97%) JUnit
4 118 (16.83%) Maven
5 96 (13.69%) JIRA
6 74 (10.56%) Mockito
7 68 (9.70%) SonarQube
8 48 (6.85%) Checkstyle
9 46 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (6.13%) Subversion
11 42 (5.99%) Liquibase
12 38 (5.42%) Cucumber
13 34 (4.85%) Gradle
14 33 (4.71%) TeamCity
15 31 (4.42%) Eclipse
15 31 (4.42%) Visual Studio
16 30 (4.28%) Travis CI
16 30 (4.28%) Vagrant
17 21 (3.00%) IntelliJ
18 20 (2.85%) ReSharper
General
1 144 (20.54%) Finance
2 89 (12.70%) Banking
3 44 (6.28%) Front Office
4 39 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.71%) Retail
6 15 (2.14%) Automotive
7 12 (1.71%) Advertising
8 10 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.00%) Games
10 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.86%) Marketing
12 5 (0.71%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.57%) Back Office
14 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.43%) Legal
15 2 (0.29%) Law
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) International Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (55.35%) Developer
2 192 (27.39%) Java Developer
3 84 (11.98%) Senior Developer
4 75 (10.70%) Architect
5 44 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 39 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 36 (5.14%) Data Engineer
9 33 (4.71%) Front Office Developer
10 29 (4.14%) Integration Developer
10 29 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.99%) C# Developer
12 26 (3.71%) SQL Developer
13 25 (3.57%) Analyst
14 22 (3.14%) Cloud Developer
14 22 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
14 22 (3.14%) Oracle Developer
14 22 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (2.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 17 (2.43%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (24.11%) Spring
2 167 (23.82%) REST
3 137 (19.54%) XML
4 119 (16.98%) JMS
5 113 (16.12%) Hibernate
6 110 (15.69%) RESTful
7 108 (15.41%) Web Services
8 101 (14.41%) .NET
9 92 (13.12%) JSON
10 87 (12.41%) HTML
11 76 (10.84%) Java EE
12 52 (7.42%) SOAP
13 51 (7.28%) Kafka
14 49 (6.99%) J2EE
15 45 (6.42%) CSS
16 43 (6.13%) .NET Framework
16 43 (6.13%) JAX-RS
16 43 (6.13%) Lambda Expressions
17 42 (5.99%) Drools
17 42 (5.99%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (6.28%) Linux Command Line
4 39 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.99%) Derivative
6 31 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (3.99%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (3.14%) Fixed Income
9 19 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.71%) Clustering
10 17 (2.43%) Equities
10 17 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 12 (1.71%) Fintech
14 11 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.57%) HoloLens
15 10 (1.43%) Computer Science
15 10 (1.43%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 223 (31.81%) Linux
2 172 (24.54%) Unix
3 50 (7.13%) Windows
4 26 (3.71%) VMS
5 14 (2.00%) AIX
6 13 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.28%) Solaris
8 6 (0.86%) Android
8 6 (0.86%) CentOS
8 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.43%) HPUX
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Fedora
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (25.68%) OO
3 157 (22.40%) Test Automation
4 140 (19.97%) Scrum
5 133 (18.97%) DevOps
6 132 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (17.83%) TDD
8 122 (17.40%) Microservices
9 109 (15.55%) SDLC
10 86 (12.27%) Open Source
10 86 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (10.56%) BDD
12 68 (9.70%) Analytics
13 67 (9.56%) OOP
14 63 (8.99%) Configuration Management
14 63 (8.99%) Data Modelling
15 61 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
16 60 (8.56%) ETL
17 58 (8.27%) Multithreading
18 52 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 395 (56.35%) Java
2 248 (35.38%) SQL
3 130 (18.54%) Python
4 124 (17.69%) Java 8
5 122 (17.40%) JavaScript
6 101 (14.41%) C#
7 54 (7.70%) Scala
8 52 (7.42%) Perl
9 51 (7.28%) Shell Script
10 46 (6.56%) Bash Shell
11 43 (6.13%) JPQL
12 37 (5.28%) PL/SQL
13 29 (4.14%) PHP
13 29 (4.14%) VB.NET
14 23 (3.28%) C++
15 22 (3.14%) Ruby
16 18 (2.57%) C
17 16 (2.28%) Groovy
17 16 (2.28%) R
17 16 (2.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.56%) Degree
4 14 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.43%) MCSE
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.43%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ISEB
9 2 (0.29%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
10 1 (0.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.56%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.28%) QA
3 18 (2.57%) GCP
4 5 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.57%) GDPR
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) PSD2
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (10.98%) Docker
2 31 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.71%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.43%) HDFS
4 10 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.14%) LXC
8 1 (0.14%) oVirt
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (7.85%) Puppet
3 35 (4.99%) Kubernetes
4 31 (4.42%) Ansible
5 23 (3.28%) Mesos
6 16 (2.28%) Marathon
7 13 (1.85%) BladeLogic
7 13 (1.85%) Terraform
8 9 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (1.28%) Rancher
9 8 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.86%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.57%) Kibana
11 4 (0.57%) Oozie
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.57%) yum
11 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 266 (37.95%) Oracle
2 79 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.56%) Sybase
4 23 (3.28%) IBM
5 20 (2.85%) Google
5 20 (2.85%) Splunk
5 20 (2.85%) Tableau
6 16 (2.28%) SAP
6 16 (2.28%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.00%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.00%) MapR
8 13 (1.85%) AppDynamics
8 13 (1.85%) Cloudera
9 12 (1.71%) Teradata
10 11 (1.57%) Hortonworks
10 11 (1.57%) VMware
11 10 (1.43%) MuleSoft
12 8 (1.14%) Adobe
12 8 (1.14%) Informatica
12 8 (1.14%) ION Trading