Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 358 376
Rank change year-on-year +73 +18 -44
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 866 646 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 2.93% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 433 389
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £339 £307 £304
90th Percentile £663 £648 £589
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27.87 £37.73 £36.60
90th Percentile £44.50 £44.53 £43.49
UK median hourly rate £29.74 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.02% +6.25% +14.29%

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 20932 22062 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14506 14783 16167
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 321 387
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.72 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.29 £48.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +99 585 £550 +4.76% 46
South East -10 75 £425 +13.33% 12
North of England +42 72 £413 +3.13% 22
Midlands +9 65 £388 -8.82% 10
North West +30 51 £440 +7.32% 16
East of England -8 45 £350 -2.10% 9
East Midlands -2 37 £350 -14.63% 6
West Midlands +15 28 £425 -5.56% 4
South West +3 28 £355 -11.25% 7
Yorkshire +16 14 £400 +6.67% 4
North East +40 7 £330 +0.38% 2
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 866 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 455 (52.54%) Java
3 423 (48.85%) SQL
3 423 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
4 373 (43.07%) Oracle
5 235 (27.14%) SQL Server
6 231 (26.67%) Linux
7 218 (25.17%) Unix
8 216 (24.94%) Finance
9 205 (23.67%) Git (software)
10 197 (22.75%) Python
11 188 (21.71%) Test Automation
12 183 (21.13%) TDD
13 170 (19.63%) RESTful
14 164 (18.94%) NoSQL
15 162 (18.71%) REST
15 162 (18.71%) DevOps
15 162 (18.71%) Spring
16 156 (18.01%) OO
16 156 (18.01%) JavaScript
17 154 (17.78%) Banking
18 148 (17.09%) Data Modelling
18 148 (17.09%) Microservices
19 145 (16.74%) PostgreSQL
20 144 (16.63%) Maven
21 143 (16.51%) Web Services
22 142 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
23 133 (15.36%) Docker
24 129 (14.90%) MySQL
24 129 (14.90%) JUnit

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 80 (9.24%) Confluence
2 60 (6.93%) WildFly
3 49 (5.66%) Apache Spark
4 46 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 44 (5.08%) JBoss
6 43 (4.97%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.77%) Apache
7 24 (2.77%) SAS
7 24 (2.77%) SharePoint
8 23 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (2.42%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.96%) nginx
11 14 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.15%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.04%) IIS
14 8 (0.92%) Mule
15 7 (0.81%) CMS
15 7 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.50%) HipChat
3 9 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Temenos T24
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.69%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.35%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 111 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (2.66%) IaaS
4 23 (2.66%) PaaS
5 19 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.62%) GitHub
7 13 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.39%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (1.27%) SaaS
10 10 (1.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 10 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 9 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.04%) Serverless
12 5 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.58%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.46%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.81%) Internet
2 30 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.19%) HTTP
4 15 (1.73%) DNS
4 15 (1.73%) Firewall
4 15 (1.73%) SSL
5 10 (1.15%) DHCP
6 7 (0.81%) Network Security
7 3 (0.35%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) LAN
8 2 (0.23%) LDAP
8 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 2 (0.23%) WAN
8 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.12%) IMAP
9 1 (0.12%) POP3
9 1 (0.12%) RTP
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) snoop
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 866 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 235 (27.14%) SQL Server
3 164 (18.94%) NoSQL
4 145 (16.74%) PostgreSQL
5 129 (14.90%) MySQL
6 118 (13.63%) Oracle Database
7 92 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
8 80 (9.24%) Big Data
9 72 (8.31%) Hadoop
10 50 (5.77%) DB2
11 37 (4.27%) Apache Hive
12 34 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (3.46%) MongoDB
15 21 (2.42%) HBase
16 17 (1.96%) OLAP
16 17 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (1.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 205 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 144 (16.63%) Maven
3 129 (14.90%) JUnit
4 115 (13.28%) JIRA
5 89 (10.28%) Jenkins
6 71 (8.20%) SonarQube
7 64 (7.39%) Mockito
8 61 (7.04%) Liquibase
9 58 (6.70%) Vagrant
10 57 (6.58%) Checkstyle
11 39 (4.50%) Subversion
12 36 (4.16%) Eclipse
13 35 (4.04%) Gradle
14 33 (3.81%) Selenium
15 22 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
16 21 (2.42%) Bitbucket
17 20 (2.31%) Ant
17 20 (2.31%) Visual Studio
18 19 (2.19%) TeamCity
19 17 (1.96%) JProfiler
General
1 216 (24.94%) Finance
2 154 (17.78%) Banking
3 93 (10.74%) Front Office
4 44 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.27%) Retail
6 34 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 27 (3.12%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.89%) Games
8 25 (2.89%) Marketing
9 14 (1.62%) Publishing
10 13 (1.50%) Electronics
11 9 (1.04%) Legal
12 8 (0.92%) Automotive
12 8 (0.92%) Local Government
12 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.92%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.69%) Back Office
14 5 (0.58%) Law
14 5 (0.58%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 506 (58.43%) Developer
2 261 (30.14%) Java Developer
3 126 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 78 (9.01%) Architect
5 54 (6.24%) Front Office Developer
6 50 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 48 (5.54%) Python Developer
8 43 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 41 (4.73%) Analyst
10 36 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 35 (4.04%) Data Architect
11 35 (4.04%) SQL Developer
12 33 (3.81%) DBA
13 32 (3.70%) Senior Python Developer
14 27 (3.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 24 (2.77%) C# Developer
15 24 (2.77%) Oracle Developer
16 23 (2.66%) Administrator
16 23 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 23 (2.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (19.63%) RESTful
2 162 (18.71%) REST
2 162 (18.71%) Spring
3 143 (16.51%) Web Services
4 120 (13.86%) Hibernate
5 117 (13.51%) Java EE
6 109 (12.59%) XML
7 103 (11.89%) JMS
8 97 (11.20%) HTML
9 91 (10.51%) JSON
10 84 (9.70%) SOAP
11 77 (8.89%) .NET
12 67 (7.74%) CSS
13 63 (7.27%) Spring Boot
14 62 (7.16%) JAX-RS
15 60 (6.93%) JPA
16 57 (6.58%) Middleware
17 54 (6.24%) Kafka
18 53 (6.12%) Lambda Expressions
19 52 (6.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.55%) Derivative
3 70 (8.08%) Equities
4 58 (6.70%) Linux Command Line
5 44 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 36 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (3.35%) Fixed Income
8 25 (2.89%) Clustering
9 24 (2.77%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
9 24 (2.77%) Replication
10 18 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.50%) User Experience
12 12 (1.39%) Fintech
12 12 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.04%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.81%) Life Science
15 7 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 231 (26.67%) Linux
2 218 (25.17%) Unix
3 57 (6.58%) Windows
4 52 (6.00%) VMS
5 38 (4.39%) Solaris
6 36 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (2.54%) AIX
8 18 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 13 (1.50%) CentOS
10 10 (1.15%) Android
10 10 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.15%) HPUX
11 8 (0.92%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.23%) Debian
14 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.23%) SUSE
14 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.71%) Test Automation
3 183 (21.13%) TDD
4 162 (18.71%) DevOps
5 156 (18.01%) OO
6 148 (17.09%) Data Modelling
6 148 (17.09%) Microservices
7 142 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (14.32%) Scrum
8 124 (14.32%) SDLC
9 100 (11.55%) BDD
10 90 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
11 87 (10.05%) ETL
12 84 (9.70%) Analytics
13 82 (9.47%) Continuous Deployment
14 80 (9.24%) Open Source
15 78 (9.01%) Multithreading
16 68 (7.85%) Unit Testing
17 64 (7.39%) Domain-Driven Design
18 63 (7.27%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 455 (52.54%) Java
2 423 (48.85%) SQL
3 197 (22.75%) Python
4 156 (18.01%) JavaScript
5 83 (9.58%) Shell Script
6 72 (8.31%) PL/SQL
7 70 (8.08%) C#
8 61 (7.04%) Perl
9 53 (6.12%) JPQL
10 50 (5.77%) Bash Shell
11 45 (5.20%) T-SQL
12 43 (4.97%) Scala
13 39 (4.50%) C++
14 35 (4.04%) Ruby
14 35 (4.04%) VBA
15 22 (2.54%) Groovy
16 19 (2.19%) C
17 13 (1.50%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.39%) Apex Code
18 12 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 110 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 66 (7.62%) Degree
4 23 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.81%) MySQL Certification
9 6 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.69%) RHCE
10 4 (0.46%) CISSP
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.35%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) SAS Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.12%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.81%) QA
2 22 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.50%) GCP
4 7 (0.81%) SLA
5 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.35%) GAAP
5 3 (0.35%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) Basel III
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 133 (15.36%) Docker
2 23 (2.66%) Apache Flume
3 21 (2.42%) HDFS
4 11 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.92%) etcd
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 80 (9.24%) Kubernetes
2 57 (6.58%) Ansible
3 45 (5.20%) Puppet
4 40 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (3.35%) Kibana
6 26 (3.00%) Oozie
7 20 (2.31%) Terraform
8 19 (2.19%) logstash
9 18 (2.08%) Data Guard
10 17 (1.96%) Consul
10 17 (1.96%) Mesos
11 15 (1.73%) Ambari
12 14 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (1.50%) Rancher
13 13 (1.50%) ZABBIX
14 12 (1.39%) Graphite
15 11 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 10 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
17 9 (1.04%) Nagios
17 9 (1.04%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 373 (43.07%) Oracle
2 68 (7.85%) Sybase
3 55 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 39 (4.50%) IBM
5 31 (3.58%) Red Hat
6 29 (3.35%) TIBCO
7 28 (3.23%) Perforce
8 26 (3.00%) Splunk
9 25 (2.89%) SAP
10 23 (2.66%) Atlassian
10 23 (2.66%) Tableau
11 21 (2.42%) Fidessa
11 21 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.85%) Teradata
13 14 (1.62%) AppDynamics
13 14 (1.62%) CA
13 14 (1.62%) Informatica
14 13 (1.50%) Talend
15 9 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
16 7 (0.81%) WSO2