Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 317 294
Rank change year-on-year +100 -23 -14
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 576 322 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.21% 3.06% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 234 249
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.27%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +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 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 11052 10525 11362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.75% 23.27% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8198 7480 8089
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £320 £300
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 77
London median hourly rate £26.61 £30.94 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.01% +37.51% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £58.75 £86.23 £88.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in London

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 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
Central London +86 144 £575 +15.00% 12
South London -2 29 £550 +22.22%
West London +6 17 £525 +16.67% 4
East London +1 10 £600 -7.69% 4
North London - 2 £400 - 2
RDBMS
England

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

1 576 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 330 (57.29%) Java
3 277 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (42.36%) SQL
5 200 (34.72%) Oracle
6 168 (29.17%) Python
7 160 (27.78%) Finance
8 145 (25.17%) RESTful
9 143 (24.83%) Git (software)
10 141 (24.48%) Unix
11 134 (23.26%) Linux
12 128 (22.22%) Banking
12 128 (22.22%) NoSQL
13 127 (22.05%) DevOps
13 127 (22.05%) Test Automation
14 122 (21.18%) Microservices
15 121 (21.01%) SQL Server
16 115 (19.97%) TDD
17 111 (19.27%) REST
18 109 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
19 104 (18.06%) Docker
20 99 (17.19%) OO
21 97 (16.84%) Data Modelling
22 96 (16.67%) JavaScript
23 93 (16.15%) MySQL
23 93 (16.15%) Front Office
24 92 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
25 91 (15.80%) Spring
26 90 (15.63%) Maven
27 88 (15.28%) JMS

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 66 (11.46%) Confluence
2 53 (9.20%) WildFly
3 42 (7.29%) Apache Spark
4 23 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.26%) nginx
7 12 (2.08%) JBoss
8 11 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.74%) Apache
10 9 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.22%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.35%) CMS
16 2 (0.35%) SAS
16 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.22%) HipChat
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Temenos T24
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.87%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.87%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.52%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.17%) BASE24
7 1 (0.17%) Endur
7 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.91%) GitHub
5 10 (1.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 10 (1.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 8 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (1.39%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.04%) Serverless
8 5 (0.87%) Bluemix
8 5 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.69%) SaaS
9 4 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.69%) Internet
2 15 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.87%) SSL
4 4 (0.69%) Firewall
5 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 3 (0.52%) Network Security
6 2 (0.35%) HTTP
6 2 (0.35%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) snoop
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 128 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 121 (21.01%) SQL Server
4 109 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
5 93 (16.15%) MySQL
6 66 (11.46%) Oracle Database
7 62 (10.76%) Big Data
8 56 (9.72%) Hadoop
9 51 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (5.03%) Apache Hive
11 25 (4.34%) DB2
12 20 (3.47%) HBase
13 17 (2.95%) MongoDB
14 12 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.74%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.56%) Impala
16 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 143 (24.83%) Git (software)
2 90 (15.63%) Maven
3 83 (14.41%) JIRA
4 81 (14.06%) JUnit
5 58 (10.07%) Liquibase
5 58 (10.07%) SonarQube
6 57 (9.90%) Mockito
7 55 (9.55%) Vagrant
8 52 (9.03%) Checkstyle
9 44 (7.64%) Jenkins
10 22 (3.82%) Subversion
11 17 (2.95%) Eclipse
11 17 (2.95%) Selenium
12 14 (2.43%) Protractor
12 14 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (2.26%) Bitbucket
13 13 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
14 12 (2.08%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.91%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 160 (27.78%) Finance
2 128 (22.22%) Banking
3 93 (16.15%) Front Office
4 42 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 34 (5.90%) Investment Banking
6 28 (4.86%) Retail
7 25 (4.34%) Games
8 24 (4.17%) Marketing
9 15 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.26%) Publishing
11 12 (2.08%) Electronics
12 9 (1.56%) Legal
13 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.04%) Back Office
14 6 (1.04%) Local Government
15 5 (0.87%) Law
15 5 (0.87%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
18 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 346 (60.07%) Developer
2 189 (32.81%) Java Developer
3 111 (19.27%) Senior Developer
4 54 (9.38%) Front Office Developer
5 51 (8.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 49 (8.51%) Architect
7 48 (8.33%) Python Developer
8 39 (6.77%) Analyst
9 33 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 32 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
11 28 (4.86%) Data Architect
12 26 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 21 (3.65%) Agile Developer
15 20 (3.47%) Games Developer
15 20 (3.47%) Java Games Developer
15 20 (3.47%) Telecoms Developer
15 20 (3.47%) Telecoms Java Developer
16 18 (3.13%) DBA
17 17 (2.95%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (25.17%) RESTful
2 111 (19.27%) REST
3 91 (15.80%) Spring
4 88 (15.28%) JMS
5 77 (13.37%) Hibernate
6 75 (13.02%) Web Services
7 67 (11.63%) Java EE
8 52 (9.03%) XML
9 50 (8.68%) JAX-RS
9 50 (8.68%) JSON
9 50 (8.68%) Lambda Expressions
10 49 (8.51%) Drools
10 49 (8.51%) Kafka
10 49 (8.51%) WireMock
11 48 (8.33%) Node.js
12 44 (7.64%) .NET
12 44 (7.64%) HTML
13 36 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 33 (5.73%) SOAP
15 31 (5.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.98%) Equities
2 64 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (11.11%) Derivative
3 55 (9.55%) Linux Command Line
4 41 (7.12%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (5.03%) Fixed Income
7 23 (3.99%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (3.82%) Replication
9 13 (2.26%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.08%) Fintech
11 9 (1.56%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.39%) Clustering
12 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.22%) Tandem
14 6 (1.04%) Life Science
14 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 141 (24.48%) Unix
2 134 (23.26%) Linux
3 49 (8.51%) VMS
4 33 (5.73%) Windows
5 20 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.78%) Solaris
7 15 (2.60%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.56%) Android
8 9 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.39%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.69%) CentOS
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.35%) Debian
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (22.05%) DevOps
2 127 (22.05%) Test Automation
3 122 (21.18%) Microservices
4 115 (19.97%) TDD
5 99 (17.19%) OO
6 97 (16.84%) Data Modelling
7 92 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (15.10%) Scrum
9 83 (14.41%) SDLC
10 82 (14.24%) BDD
11 74 (12.85%) Multithreading
12 67 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
13 66 (11.46%) Analytics
14 58 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (9.72%) User Stories
16 54 (9.38%) Open Source
17 51 (8.85%) CQRS
17 51 (8.85%) Domain-Driven Design
17 51 (8.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 330 (57.29%) Java
2 244 (42.36%) SQL
3 168 (29.17%) Python
4 96 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 52 (9.03%) Shell Script
6 51 (8.85%) Perl
7 50 (8.68%) JPQL
8 47 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 37 (6.42%) Scala
10 36 (6.25%) C#
11 33 (5.73%) VBA
12 28 (4.86%) Bash Shell
12 28 (4.86%) Ruby
13 27 (4.69%) C++
14 16 (2.78%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.08%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.74%) Groovy
16 10 (1.74%) SOQL
17 8 (1.39%) Go
17 8 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 87 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 45 (7.81%) Degree
4 21 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) RHCE
11 1 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.99%) QA
2 18 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.22%) GCP
4 4 (0.69%) GAAP
5 3 (0.52%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
6 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 104 (18.06%) Docker
2 23 (3.99%) Apache Flume
3 21 (3.65%) HDFS
4 8 (1.39%) etcd
5 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (12.85%) Kubernetes
2 35 (6.08%) Ansible
3 25 (4.34%) Puppet
4 20 (3.47%) Oozie
5 19 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.60%) Ambari
6 15 (2.60%) Terraform
7 11 (1.91%) Mesos
8 10 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (1.56%) Graphite
9 9 (1.56%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.39%) Consul
10 8 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (1.39%) Kibana
10 8 (1.39%) logstash
10 8 (1.39%) Sysdig
11 7 (1.22%) Rancher
12 6 (1.04%) Control-M
13 5 (0.87%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.87%) Marathon
Vendors
1 200 (34.72%) Oracle
2 56 (9.72%) Sybase
3 29 (5.03%) TIBCO
4 22 (3.82%) IBM
4 22 (3.82%) SAP
5 21 (3.65%) Fidessa
6 18 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.78%) Atlassian
8 15 (2.60%) Splunk
9 13 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.08%) Informatica
11 11 (1.91%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.74%) Tableau
13 8 (1.39%) Talend
13 8 (1.39%) Teradata
14 7 (1.22%) Temenos
15 6 (1.04%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.04%) Cognos
16 5 (0.87%) Adobe