Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 284 298
Rank change year-on-year -58 +14 -11
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 194 111 346
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.65% 2.78% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 86 196
10th Percentile £424 £400 £404
25th Percentile £468 £438 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £650 £649 £603
90th Percentile £725 £750 £669
England median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 7,316 3,993 10,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.16% 25.25% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,174 2,872 7,514
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +0.72%
75th Percentile £650 £636 £608
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £518 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.50% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 56
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.99 £15.55
25th Percentile £19.06 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £24.58
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +11.88% -18.07%
75th Percentile £44.78 £39.25 £43.75
90th Percentile £57.72 £49.20 £51.63
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% -16.67% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -41 10 £625 +11.11% 14
West London 0 3 £555 -5.93% 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 109 (56.19%) SQL
3 85 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (40.72%) Oracle
5 75 (38.66%) Finance
6 64 (32.99%) Java
7 61 (31.44%) Social Skills
8 51 (26.29%) Banking
9 47 (24.23%) Azure
10 44 (22.68%) Python
11 43 (22.16%) NoSQL
11 43 (22.16%) Analytics
12 41 (21.13%) Microservices
13 40 (20.62%) AWS
13 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
14 39 (20.10%) Data Modelling
15 33 (17.01%) Git (software)
16 32 (16.49%) Oracle Database
17 31 (15.98%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (15.98%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (15.98%) JIRA
18 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (14.95%) Spring
20 28 (14.43%) Apache Spark
21 26 (13.40%) JSON
22 25 (12.89%) GCP
22 25 (12.89%) Docker
22 25 (12.89%) ETL
22 25 (12.89%) Scrum

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 28 (14.43%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.12%) Apache
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.58%) Confluence
5 4 (2.06%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.06%) CMS
6 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.55%) SAS
7 2 (1.03%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) Appian
8 1 (0.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.03%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (24.23%) Azure
2 40 (20.62%) AWS
3 25 (12.89%) GCP
4 18 (9.28%) Power Platform
5 15 (7.73%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (5.15%) Serverless
7 9 (4.64%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (4.64%) IaaS
8 8 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (4.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 8 (4.12%) SaaS
9 7 (3.61%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.61%) PaaS
10 6 (3.09%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.09%) Azure Stack
10 6 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (2.58%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) DNS
1 5 (2.58%) HTTP
2 3 (1.55%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) DHCP
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (22.16%) NoSQL
3 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
4 32 (16.49%) Oracle Database
5 31 (15.98%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (15.98%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (10.82%) Big Data
6 21 (10.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 20 (10.31%) MongoDB
8 19 (9.79%) Hadoop
9 18 (9.28%) Data Lake
9 18 (9.28%) Power BI
9 18 (9.28%) Tableau
10 16 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (6.70%) Apache Hive
12 12 (6.19%) MySQL
13 9 (4.64%) BigQuery
13 9 (4.64%) Metadata
13 9 (4.64%) Parquet
14 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (17.01%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.98%) JIRA
3 15 (7.73%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.70%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.61%) Maven
5 7 (3.61%) Subversion
6 6 (3.09%) Gradle
7 5 (2.58%) JUnit
8 4 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.06%) ER Studio
8 4 (2.06%) ERwin
8 4 (2.06%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.55%) Ant
9 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) Mocha
9 3 (1.55%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (1.03%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.03%) Serena SBM
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 75 (38.66%) Finance
2 61 (31.44%) Social Skills
3 51 (26.29%) Banking
4 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (10.82%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.61%) Front Office
6 7 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.61%) Retail
7 6 (3.09%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.06%) Legal
8 4 (2.06%) Marketing
8 4 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.06%) Public Speaking
9 3 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.03%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 72 (37.11%) Developer
2 32 (16.49%) Architect
3 27 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 26 (13.40%) Analyst
5 25 (12.89%) Data Engineer
6 14 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.19%) Data Architect
8 11 (5.67%) Data Modeller
8 11 (5.67%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (5.67%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.12%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Consultant
10 8 (4.12%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.12%) Python Developer
11 7 (3.61%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (3.09%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (3.09%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) Spring
2 26 (13.40%) JSON
3 24 (12.37%) Kafka
4 22 (11.34%) HTML
4 22 (11.34%) RESTful
5 21 (10.82%) XML
6 18 (9.28%) HTML5
7 16 (8.25%) JMS
8 15 (7.73%) .NET
8 15 (7.73%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.22%) Spring Boot
10 12 (6.19%) CSS
10 12 (6.19%) REST
10 12 (6.19%) Web Services
11 10 (5.15%) Node.js
12 9 (4.64%) GraphQL
13 8 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (3.61%) React
15 6 (3.09%) MEAN Stack
15 6 (3.09%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Fixed Income
1 14 (7.22%) Reference Data
2 13 (6.70%) Data Structures
2 13 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.19%) Credit Risk
4 8 (4.12%) Derivative
4 8 (4.12%) Replication
4 8 (4.12%) User Experience
5 7 (3.61%) FMCG
5 7 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.09%) Clustering
6 6 (3.09%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (2.58%) Equities
7 5 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.06%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.76%) Linux
2 16 (8.25%) Unix
3 10 (5.15%) Windows
4 4 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.16%) Analytics
3 41 (21.13%) Microservices
4 39 (20.10%) Data Modelling
5 30 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (12.89%) ETL
6 25 (12.89%) Migration
6 25 (12.89%) Scrum
7 24 (12.37%) Data Pipeline
8 22 (11.34%) DevOps
8 22 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (9.28%) Data Migration
9 18 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (9.28%) SDLC
9 18 (9.28%) Use Case
10 16 (8.25%) Data Analytics
10 16 (8.25%) Data Engineering
10 16 (8.25%) Event-Driven
10 16 (8.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (56.19%) SQL
2 64 (32.99%) Java
3 44 (22.68%) Python
4 23 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.79%) Scala
6 18 (9.28%) C#
7 17 (8.76%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.64%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.12%) Perl
9 8 (4.12%) VBA
10 6 (3.09%) Java 8
11 5 (2.58%) PHP
11 5 (2.58%) R
12 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.55%) ABAP
13 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.55%) ES6
13 3 (1.55%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Degree
2 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.58%) OCP
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.55%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) QA
2 8 (4.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.03%) GDPR
4 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (12.89%) Docker
2 7 (3.61%) HDFS
3 4 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (9.28%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.64%) Ansible
3 8 (4.12%) Data Guard
4 7 (3.61%) Terraform
5 5 (2.58%) Control-M
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.55%) Istio
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.03%) QRadar
7 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Nagios
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.52%) Puppet
8 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (40.72%) Oracle
2 16 (8.25%) Google
3 13 (6.70%) Databricks
3 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.67%) Alteryx
4 11 (5.67%) SAP
5 10 (5.15%) Dataiku
6 8 (4.12%) IBM
6 8 (4.12%) Sparx
7 7 (3.61%) Sybase
8 6 (3.09%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.58%) MarketAxess
9 5 (2.58%) Murex
9 5 (2.58%) Tradeweb
10 4 (2.06%) Cloudera
10 4 (2.06%) EMC
10 4 (2.06%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.06%) Splunk
10 4 (2.06%) Talend