Period
to

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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 373 343 271
Rank change year-on-year -30 -72 +39
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 240 166 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 2.52% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 104 95
10th Percentile £477 £415 £405
25th Percentile £525 £463 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% -4.55%
75th Percentile £797 £639 £611
90th Percentile £838 £725 £713
England median daily rate £575 £525 £521
% change year-on-year +9.52% +0.77% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.20 £42.87 £27.43
% change year-on-year +17.10% +56.32% -43.45%

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 8,289 6,600 4,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.79% 23.82% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,097 4,691 3,335
10th Percentile £407 £381 £363
25th Percentile £496 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £700 £645 £625
90th Percentile £788 £720 £713
England median daily rate £550 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +8.67% +1.23% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 29
10th Percentile £26.25 £8.60 £15.99
25th Percentile £35.00 £16.19 £21.00
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.73 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +122.45% -10.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £68.75 £38.81 £39.25
90th Percentile £75.34 £57.80 £49.20
England median hourly rate £37.80 £24.80 £25.50
% change year-on-year +52.42% -2.75% -17.74%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +5 39 £680 +6.67% 15
South London - 2 £575 -
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 135 (56.25%) SQL
3 98 (40.83%) Oracle
3 98 (40.83%) Agile
4 97 (40.42%) Finance
5 83 (34.58%) Social Skills
6 78 (32.50%) Java
7 77 (32.08%) NoSQL
8 69 (28.75%) AWS
9 62 (25.83%) SQL Server
10 54 (22.50%) Banking
10 54 (22.50%) Microservices
11 53 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (21.67%) CI/CD
13 50 (20.83%) Full Stack Development
14 48 (20.00%) Data Modelling
15 47 (19.58%) Kafka
16 46 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (18.75%) JavaScript
18 43 (17.92%) Python
18 43 (17.92%) Azure
19 41 (17.08%) TDD
19 41 (17.08%) Spring
20 39 (16.25%) ETL
20 39 (16.25%) DevOps
21 38 (15.83%) Migration
22 37 (15.42%) Oracle Database
22 37 (15.42%) Analytics
22 37 (15.42%) Serverless
23 36 (15.00%) Big Data

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 20 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.58%) Confluence
3 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.67%) WildFly
5 3 (1.25%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Camunda
6 2 (0.83%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.83%) nginx
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 69 (28.75%) AWS
2 43 (17.92%) Azure
3 37 (15.42%) Serverless
4 29 (12.08%) AWS Lambda
5 28 (11.67%) GitHub
6 22 (9.17%) Amazon S3
7 17 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (6.67%) GCP
9 15 (6.25%) IaaS
10 14 (5.83%) GitHub Actions
11 11 (4.58%) Snowflake
12 10 (4.17%) Amazon SageMaker
12 10 (4.17%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (4.17%) OpenShift
12 10 (4.17%) Power Platform
13 9 (3.75%) AWS Step Functions
13 9 (3.75%) Azure DevOps
14 8 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (3.33%) SaaS
15 7 (2.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.83%) Firewall
2 2 (0.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 77 (32.08%) NoSQL
3 62 (25.83%) SQL Server
4 53 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (15.42%) Oracle Database
7 36 (15.00%) Big Data
8 33 (13.75%) Data Lake
9 29 (12.08%) MySQL
10 21 (8.75%) DB2
10 21 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (8.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 16 (6.67%) Metadata
11 16 (6.67%) MongoDB
12 15 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (5.42%) HBase
14 13 (5.42%) Redis
15 12 (5.00%) Neo4j
16 11 (4.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (12.08%) JIRA
2 26 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.58%) Jenkins
4 22 (9.17%) Gradle
5 14 (5.83%) ERwin
6 12 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.58%) Maven
8 10 (4.17%) GitLab
9 9 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (2.92%) ER Studio
10 7 (2.92%) JUnit
10 7 (2.92%) Selenium
11 5 (2.08%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.67%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.67%) PowerDesigner
13 3 (1.25%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.25%) Mockito
13 3 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (40.42%) Finance
2 83 (34.58%) Social Skills
3 54 (22.50%) Banking
4 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (8.75%) Front Office
6 13 (5.42%) Investment Banking
6 13 (5.42%) Public Sector
7 12 (5.00%) Financial Institution
8 11 (4.58%) Legal
8 11 (4.58%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.25%) Retail
11 2 (0.83%) Advertising
11 2 (0.83%) Electronics
11 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.83%) Marketing
11 2 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.42%) Back Office
12 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (44.17%) Developer
2 38 (15.83%) Architect
3 35 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 25 (10.42%) Data Engineer
5 21 (8.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 21 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.92%) DBA
7 17 (7.08%) Data Architect
7 17 (7.08%) React Developer
7 17 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.25%) Data Modeller
9 13 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.00%) Administrator
10 12 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
10 12 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (3.75%) AWS Data Engineer
14 8 (3.33%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.58%) Kafka
2 41 (17.08%) Spring
3 35 (14.58%) HTML
3 35 (14.58%) React
4 33 (13.75%) REST
5 32 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 25 (10.42%) XML
7 24 (10.00%) JSON
8 22 (9.17%) HTML5
9 18 (7.50%) .NET
10 16 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 16 (6.67%) WebSockets
11 15 (6.25%) Web Services
12 13 (5.42%) Middleware
12 13 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (5.42%) Redux
13 12 (5.00%) CSS
13 12 (5.00%) GraphQL
13 12 (5.00%) gRPC
14 11 (4.58%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (9.58%) User Experience
3 19 (7.92%) Public Cloud
4 16 (6.67%) Reference Data
5 15 (6.25%) Data Structures
6 12 (5.00%) Clustering
7 11 (4.58%) Hedge funds
8 8 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.92%) Credit Risk
10 6 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.50%) Replication
11 5 (2.08%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.08%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.67%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.25%) Cybercrime
13 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.25%) iPad
13 3 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.25%) Linux
2 19 (7.92%) Unix
3 6 (2.50%) Windows
4 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Solaris
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.83%) Agile
2 54 (22.50%) Microservices
3 52 (21.67%) CI/CD
4 50 (20.83%) Full Stack Development
5 48 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 41 (17.08%) TDD
7 39 (16.25%) DevOps
7 39 (16.25%) ETL
8 38 (15.83%) Migration
9 37 (15.42%) Analytics
10 29 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (11.25%) Scrum
11 27 (11.25%) SDLC
12 26 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (10.42%) Software Engineering
14 24 (10.00%) Test Automation
15 23 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (9.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 19 (7.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (56.25%) SQL
2 78 (32.50%) Java
3 45 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 43 (17.92%) Python
5 34 (14.17%) PL/SQL
6 31 (12.92%) C#
7 16 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.75%) C
9 9 (3.75%) C++
9 9 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.50%) R
11 5 (2.08%) Bash
12 4 (1.67%) Go
13 3 (1.25%) Perl
14 2 (0.83%) PHP
14 2 (0.83%) Ruby
14 2 (0.83%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (8.75%) SC Cleared
1 21 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.58%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.92%) Degree
4 4 (1.67%) PMP
5 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.83%) Tableau Certification
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) QA
2 14 (5.83%) GDPR
3 7 (2.92%) Accessibility
3 7 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.83%) COREP
4 2 (0.83%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.83%) EMIR
4 2 (0.83%) FINREP
4 2 (0.83%) IFRS
4 2 (0.83%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.83%) MiFID
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) CDISC
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) LOINC
5 1 (0.42%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (7.08%) Docker
2 9 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.25%) HDFS
4 3 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (7.92%) Terraform
2 16 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.00%) Ansible
4 11 (4.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (3.75%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.33%) Kibana
7 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.25%) Grafana
8 3 (1.25%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.83%) Control-M
9 2 (0.83%) linkerd
9 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.83%) Packer
9 2 (0.83%) Puppet
10 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.42%) MOM
10 1 (0.42%) Nagios
10 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (40.83%) Oracle
2 20 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.83%) IBM
3 14 (5.83%) Sybase
3 14 (5.83%) Teradata
4 11 (4.58%) Databricks
5 9 (3.75%) ESRI
6 8 (3.33%) Google
7 6 (2.50%) Informatica
7 6 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.08%) New Relic
9 4 (1.67%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.67%) SAP
9 4 (1.67%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.67%) Solace
9 4 (1.67%) Sparx
9 4 (1.67%) Talend
10 3 (1.25%) Dataiku