Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 300 283
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17 +15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 128 329 434
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.79% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.89% 3.20% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 193 324
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £411 £400 £425
90th Percentile £716 £675 £675
England median daily rate £521 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +4.20% -4.76% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
England median hourly rate £27.43 £48.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -43.45% +7.78% +93.55%

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 4,425 10,289 11,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.11% 24.72% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,062 7,476 8,761
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 74
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +10.46%
10th Percentile £20.65 £17.83 £20.08
90th Percentile £45.88 £55.60 £47.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +84 22 £550 - 3
West London +47 4 £590 +31.11%
South London +32 2 £830 +44.35%
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 84 (65.63%) Java
3 81 (63.28%) SQL
4 71 (55.47%) Oracle
5 63 (49.22%) Finance
6 58 (45.31%) Python
7 57 (44.53%) AWS
8 53 (41.41%) SQL Server
9 50 (39.06%) Microservices
10 48 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 48 (37.50%) Web Services
11 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (30.47%) Asset Management
13 34 (26.56%) Analytics
13 34 (26.56%) Banking
14 33 (25.78%) Amazon Aurora
15 31 (24.22%) gRPC
16 28 (21.88%) Sybase
17 27 (21.09%) NoSQL
18 26 (20.31%) Migration
18 26 (20.31%) PostgreSQL
19 25 (19.53%) JIRA
19 25 (19.53%) MongoDB
20 23 (17.97%) R
20 23 (17.97%) Protocol Buffers
20 23 (17.97%) Amazon RDS
20 23 (17.97%) OO
21 22 (17.19%) Fixed Income
21 22 (17.19%) Reference Data
21 22 (17.19%) Git (software)

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 9 (7.03%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.34%) Confluence
3 3 (2.34%) SAS
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Endur
3 1 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 57 (44.53%) AWS
2 22 (17.19%) Azure
3 12 (9.38%) GCP
4 7 (5.47%) AWS Step Functions
4 7 (5.47%) PaaS
4 7 (5.47%) Serverless
5 3 (2.34%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.34%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.34%) SaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon Neptune
6 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.56%) Coveralls
6 2 (1.56%) GitHub
6 2 (1.56%) IaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
2 3 (2.34%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 53 (41.41%) SQL Server
3 33 (25.78%) Amazon Aurora
4 27 (21.09%) NoSQL
5 26 (20.31%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (19.53%) MongoDB
7 23 (17.97%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (15.63%) Big Data
8 20 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (12.50%) MySQL
10 15 (11.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (11.72%) Oracle Database
11 12 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (8.59%) Hadoop
13 10 (7.81%) HBase
14 8 (6.25%) Couchbase
14 8 (6.25%) DB2
15 7 (5.47%) MariaDB
15 7 (5.47%) Neo4j
15 7 (5.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (19.53%) JIRA
2 22 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.81%) Ant
5 9 (7.03%) JUnit
6 8 (6.25%) Subversion
6 8 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (5.47%) Gradle
7 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.69%) Maven
9 3 (2.34%) Selenium
9 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.56%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.56%) Mocha
10 2 (1.56%) Mockito
10 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.56%) TestLink
General
1 63 (49.22%) Finance
2 34 (26.56%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Front Office
4 7 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.91%) Marketing
6 3 (2.34%) Retail
7 2 (1.56%) Law
7 2 (1.56%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (60.94%) Developer
2 52 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 38 (29.69%) AWS Engineer
4 36 (28.13%) AWS Developer
5 33 (25.78%) AWS Software Engineer
5 33 (25.78%) Software Engineer
6 31 (24.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 30 (23.44%) SQL Developer
8 29 (22.66%) Java Engineer
9 27 (21.09%) Java Software Engineer
10 26 (20.31%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (9.38%) Architect
12 9 (7.03%) Data Engineer
13 7 (5.47%) Python Developer
13 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
14 6 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
14 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
14 6 (4.69%) Data Architect
14 6 (4.69%) Database Engineer
14 6 (4.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.50%) Web Services
2 31 (24.22%) gRPC
3 23 (17.97%) Protocol Buffers
4 21 (16.41%) HTML
5 17 (13.28%) J2EE
6 16 (12.50%) Spring
7 15 (11.72%) HTML5
7 15 (11.72%) XML
8 13 (10.16%) Kafka
8 13 (10.16%) REST
9 12 (9.38%) .NET
10 10 (7.81%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.03%) J2SE
12 8 (6.25%) Dropwizard
12 8 (6.25%) RESTful
12 8 (6.25%) Swing
13 7 (5.47%) CSS
14 6 (4.69%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.69%) Keras
14 6 (4.69%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (17.19%) Fixed Income
1 22 (17.19%) Reference Data
2 12 (9.38%) Derivative
2 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.38%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (7.03%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.25%) Pricing Data
6 7 (5.47%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (5.47%) Market Risk
7 6 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.91%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.34%) Digital Wallet
10 3 (2.34%) Equities
10 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.34%) Mobile Wallet
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Unix
2 10 (7.81%) Windows
3 3 (2.34%) Android
3 3 (2.34%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.06%) Microservices
2 48 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (30.47%) Asset Management
5 34 (26.56%) Analytics
6 26 (20.31%) Migration
7 23 (17.97%) OO
8 20 (15.63%) OOD
9 16 (12.50%) ETL
10 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.94%) Data Modelling
11 13 (10.16%) Concurrent Programming
11 13 (10.16%) DevOps
11 13 (10.16%) Electronic Trading
11 13 (10.16%) Multithreaded Programming
11 13 (10.16%) Multithreading
11 13 (10.16%) SDLC
11 13 (10.16%) TDD
12 11 (8.59%) BDD
12 11 (8.59%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 84 (65.63%) Java
2 81 (63.28%) SQL
3 58 (45.31%) Python
4 23 (17.97%) R
5 16 (12.50%) C#
6 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.38%) Perl
7 12 (9.38%) Scala
8 11 (8.59%) Java 8
9 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 8 (6.25%) VB
10 8 (6.25%) VBA
11 7 (5.47%) Kotlin
11 7 (5.47%) Ruby
12 5 (3.91%) C++
12 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.56%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.19%) Data Quality
2 18 (14.06%) QA
3 3 (2.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Docker
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.81%) Terraform
3 8 (6.25%) Ansible
4 4 (3.13%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (1.56%) Control-M
5 2 (1.56%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.78%) QRadar
6 1 (0.78%) Rancher
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (55.47%) Oracle
2 28 (21.88%) Sybase
3 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.59%) Cloudera
5 8 (6.25%) Google
6 6 (4.69%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.69%) Databricks
6 6 (4.69%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.69%) MapR
7 4 (3.13%) Informatica
8 3 (2.34%) Apple
8 3 (2.34%) IBM
8 3 (2.34%) Netezza
8 3 (2.34%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.34%) SAP
8 3 (2.34%) Splunk
8 3 (2.34%) Tableau
8 3 (2.34%) VMware
9 2 (1.56%) Pega