The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 April 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)
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 5 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.48% 0.65% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 2.73% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
Median daily rate £390 £471 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +25.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +2.66% -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -45.93% -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 Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 272 366 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 26.18% 23.74% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 281 280
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -25.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Leeds

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (84.62%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) PHP
5 7 (53.85%) Symfony
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) .NET
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 6 (46.15%) OO
6 6 (46.15%) MSMQ
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) Python
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) Docker
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (38.46%) SOLID
7 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
7 5 (38.46%) Express
7 5 (38.46%) Node.js

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
1 2 (15.38%) Mockito
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) TestNG
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (53.85%) Symfony
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
3 6 (46.15%) MSMQ
4 5 (38.46%) Express
4 5 (38.46%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) SOLID
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Zend