Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 October 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 320 272 296
Rank change year-on-year -48 +24 -36
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 266 87 315
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 2.50% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 65 171
10th Percentile £425 £402 £425
25th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £650 £650 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £656
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,491 3,477 9,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.89% 25.21% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,171 2,493 6,699
10th Percentile £388 £356 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £671 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £699
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 51
10th Percentile £15.73 £19.10 £15.25
25th Percentile £24.50 £26.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.93 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -11.67% +26.59% -0.13%
75th Percentile £57.31 £41.50 £44.38
90th Percentile £64.85 £53.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.69% -13.33% -

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RDBMS in London.

Daily rate trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RDBMS in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RDBMS in London.

Hourly rate trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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
Central London -57 25 £600 +1.27% 10
West London -15 3 £525 -16.67% 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 266 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 147 (55.26%) SQL
3 122 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (38.72%) Oracle
5 102 (38.35%) Finance
6 88 (33.08%) Java
7 84 (31.58%) Social Skills
8 76 (28.57%) Microservices
9 70 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 66 (24.81%) NoSQL
11 63 (23.68%) Azure
12 61 (22.93%) AWS
12 61 (22.93%) Banking
13 57 (21.43%) Python
14 56 (21.05%) Analytics
15 51 (19.17%) Data Modelling
16 49 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
16 49 (18.42%) Git (software)
17 45 (16.92%) JIRA
17 45 (16.92%) Oracle Database
18 43 (16.17%) ETL
19 42 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (15.79%) Kafka
20 40 (15.04%) Scrum
20 40 (15.04%) Spring
20 40 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (14.66%) Big Data
22 36 (13.53%) Docker
23 35 (13.16%) Kubernetes

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 34 (12.78%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.51%) Apache
3 11 (4.14%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.01%) Confluence
6 4 (1.50%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.50%) IIS
7 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.38%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) Tornado
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.50%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (23.68%) Azure
2 61 (22.93%) AWS
3 33 (12.41%) Power Platform
4 29 (10.90%) GCP
5 20 (7.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (4.51%) IaaS
7 11 (4.14%) Amazon S3
7 11 (4.14%) PaaS
8 10 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (3.76%) OpenShift
9 9 (3.38%) SaaS
10 8 (3.01%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (3.01%) Serverless
11 7 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (2.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 7 (2.63%) npm
12 6 (2.26%) Azure Stack
13 5 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.88%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (1.88%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) DNS
2 3 (1.13%) HTTP
2 3 (1.13%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 70 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 66 (24.81%) NoSQL
4 49 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (16.92%) Oracle Database
6 42 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (14.66%) Big Data
8 32 (12.03%) Power BI
9 30 (11.28%) Oracle Database 12c
10 27 (10.15%) Data Lake
10 27 (10.15%) Hadoop
11 25 (9.40%) MongoDB
12 23 (8.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (8.65%) Tableau
13 18 (6.77%) MySQL
14 13 (4.89%) Apache Hive
15 12 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (4.51%) Redis
16 11 (4.14%) Metadata
17 10 (3.76%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 49 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 45 (16.92%) JIRA
3 19 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.77%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.38%) Maven
5 9 (3.38%) Subversion
6 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.26%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.26%) Mocha
6 6 (2.26%) Sinon.JS
7 5 (1.88%) Ant
7 5 (1.88%) ERwin
7 5 (1.88%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.88%) JUnit
8 4 (1.50%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.50%) ER Studio
8 4 (1.50%) Mockito
9 3 (1.13%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.75%) Serena SBM
General
1 102 (38.35%) Finance
2 84 (31.58%) Social Skills
3 61 (22.93%) Banking
4 40 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (12.78%) Investment Banking
6 15 (5.64%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (4.14%) Front Office
8 9 (3.38%) Retail
9 7 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (2.63%) Legal
9 7 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.63%) Public Speaking
10 5 (1.88%) Marketing
10 5 (1.88%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 113 (42.48%) Developer
2 45 (16.92%) Java Developer
3 40 (15.04%) Architect
4 31 (11.65%) Data Engineer
5 29 (10.90%) Analyst
6 23 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 23 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.39%) Data Modeller
8 14 (5.26%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.51%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.51%) Data Architect
10 12 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (4.14%) Python Developer
12 10 (3.76%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) Python Engineer
13 8 (3.01%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.01%) DBA
13 8 (3.01%) Murex Developer
14 7 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.79%) Kafka
2 40 (15.04%) Spring
3 29 (10.90%) HTML
4 28 (10.53%) XML
5 26 (9.77%) RESTful
6 24 (9.02%) .NET
6 24 (9.02%) HTML5
6 24 (9.02%) JSON
7 22 (8.27%) Spring Boot
8 19 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 19 (7.14%) JMS
9 18 (6.77%) CSS
10 17 (6.39%) Node.js
10 17 (6.39%) Web Services
11 16 (6.02%) REST
12 13 (4.89%) gRPC
12 13 (4.89%) React
13 10 (3.76%) MEAN Stack
14 9 (3.38%) FpML
15 7 (2.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 18 (6.77%) Data Structures
2 18 (6.77%) Reference Data
3 16 (6.02%) Credit Risk
4 14 (5.26%) Derivative
4 14 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.14%) Legacy Systems
5 11 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (2.63%) FMCG
8 7 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.26%) User Experience
10 5 (1.88%) Replication
11 3 (1.13%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.41%) Linux
2 24 (9.02%) Unix
3 19 (7.14%) Windows
4 11 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.13%) VMS
7 2 (0.75%) Solaris
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.57%) Microservices
3 56 (21.05%) Analytics
4 51 (19.17%) Data Modelling
5 43 (16.17%) ETL
6 42 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (15.04%) Scrum
8 34 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (12.03%) Migration
10 30 (11.28%) SDLC
11 29 (10.90%) TDD
11 29 (10.90%) Test Automation
12 28 (10.53%) Data Engineering
12 28 (10.53%) Data Pipeline
12 28 (10.53%) DevOps
13 23 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.65%) Data Analytics
13 23 (8.65%) Data Migration
13 23 (8.65%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 21 (7.89%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 147 (55.26%) SQL
2 88 (33.08%) Java
3 57 (21.43%) Python
4 35 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.02%) Scala
6 23 (8.65%) C#
7 21 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.89%) Java 8
10 10 (3.76%) C
10 10 (3.76%) Perl
11 8 (3.01%) Kotlin
11 8 (3.01%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.01%) VBA
12 7 (2.63%) ES6
12 7 (2.63%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.26%) PHP
13 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.88%) C++
14 5 (1.88%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (10.90%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) OCP
2 6 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.01%) QA
3 7 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.13%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.13%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (13.53%) Docker
2 9 (3.38%) HDFS
3 7 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.64%) Terraform
3 14 (5.26%) Ansible
4 9 (3.38%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.63%) Control-M
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.50%) Istio
8 3 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.13%) Puppet
9 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.75%) Oozie
9 2 (0.75%) QRadar
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Grafana
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 103 (38.72%) Oracle
2 24 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.14%) Google
4 16 (6.02%) Databricks
5 12 (4.51%) SAP
6 10 (3.76%) Alteryx
7 9 (3.38%) Dataiku
7 9 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.01%) Cloudera
8 8 (3.01%) Confluent
8 8 (3.01%) Murex
8 8 (3.01%) Sparx
9 7 (2.63%) EMC
9 7 (2.63%) Splunk
10 6 (2.26%) BiZZdesign
10 6 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.26%) Talend
11 5 (1.88%) Informatica
11 5 (1.88%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.88%) TIBCO