Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 290 290 261
Rank change year-on-year 0 -29 +36
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 194 370 488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.87% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.26% 3.54% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 246 356
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £398 £396 £419
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £533
% change year-on-year - -6.10% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.43 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -34.70% -6.67% +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 5,952 10,443 11,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.89% 24.44% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,205 7,647 8,541
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 86
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £22.10 £20.00 £18.38
90th Percentile £61.78 £56.50 £43.53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 +45 27 £519 -5.68% 10
South London +42 9 £610 +28.42% 1
West London +35 6 £617 +17.48% 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 121 (62.37%) SQL
3 104 (53.61%) Java
4 88 (45.36%) Oracle
4 88 (45.36%) Finance
5 74 (38.14%) Web Services
6 73 (37.63%) AWS
7 71 (36.60%) Python
8 68 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (33.51%) Software Engineering
10 60 (30.93%) SQL Server
10 60 (30.93%) Azure
11 59 (30.41%) Microservices
12 55 (28.35%) Migration
13 51 (26.29%) NoSQL
14 50 (25.77%) Banking
15 47 (24.23%) Analytics
16 45 (23.20%) PostgreSQL
17 44 (22.68%) Asset Management
18 43 (22.16%) MongoDB
19 40 (20.62%) Apache Cassandra
19 40 (20.62%) Fixed Income
20 39 (20.10%) GCP
21 38 (19.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 37 (19.07%) Redis
22 37 (19.07%) Sybase
23 36 (18.56%) JIRA
24 35 (18.04%) Git (software)
25 33 (17.01%) .NET
25 33 (17.01%) Amazon Aurora

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 14 (7.22%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.67%) Confluence
3 7 (3.61%) Apache
4 6 (3.09%) SAS
4 6 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.06%) nginx
5 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.55%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.58%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 27 (13.92%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (1.55%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 2 (1.03%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.52%) Endur
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 73 (37.63%) AWS
2 60 (30.93%) Azure
3 39 (20.10%) GCP
4 27 (13.92%) AWS Step Functions
5 11 (5.67%) PaaS
6 10 (5.15%) SaaS
7 9 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (4.64%) IaaS
8 6 (3.09%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (1.03%) GitHub
11 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.52%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) HTTP
1 5 (2.58%) SSH
2 3 (1.55%) SSL
3 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 60 (30.93%) SQL Server
3 51 (26.29%) NoSQL
4 45 (23.20%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (22.16%) MongoDB
6 40 (20.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (19.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 37 (19.07%) Redis
9 33 (17.01%) Amazon Aurora
10 31 (15.98%) DB2
10 31 (15.98%) MySQL
11 30 (15.46%) HBase
12 29 (14.95%) Couchbase
13 28 (14.43%) Neo4j
14 27 (13.92%) Amazon Athena
14 27 (13.92%) MariaDB
15 19 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (9.79%) Hadoop
16 17 (8.76%) Big Data
17 16 (8.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 36 (18.56%) JIRA
2 35 (18.04%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.73%) JUnit
4 12 (6.19%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (4.12%) Ant
6 8 (4.12%) Mockito
7 7 (3.61%) Gradle
7 7 (3.61%) Subversion
8 6 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.58%) Cypress.io
9 5 (2.58%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.06%) Maven
10 4 (2.06%) Mocha
10 4 (2.06%) webpack
11 3 (1.55%) ERwin
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.03%) Spock
12 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (45.36%) Finance
2 50 (25.77%) Banking
3 31 (15.98%) Front Office
4 8 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.09%) Retail
6 4 (2.06%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.03%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (53.09%) Developer
2 50 (25.77%) Java Developer
3 37 (19.07%) AWS Engineer
4 36 (18.56%) AWS Developer
5 31 (15.98%) Java Engineer
6 29 (14.95%) Software Engineer
7 26 (13.40%) AWS Software Engineer
8 23 (11.86%) SQL Developer
9 22 (11.34%) Data Engineer
9 22 (11.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 21 (10.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 21 (10.82%) Java Software Developer
11 20 (10.31%) Architect
11 20 (10.31%) Senior Developer
12 13 (6.70%) Cloud Developer
12 13 (6.70%) NoSQL Developer
12 13 (6.70%) NoSQL Engineer
13 12 (6.19%) C# Developer
14 11 (5.67%) .NET Developer
15 10 (5.15%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.14%) Web Services
2 33 (17.01%) .NET
3 31 (15.98%) HTML
4 30 (15.46%) J2EE
5 24 (12.37%) REST
5 24 (12.37%) XML
6 22 (11.34%) RESTful
7 21 (10.82%) AngularJS
7 21 (10.82%) CSS
8 20 (10.31%) HTML5
9 18 (9.28%) Kafka
10 17 (8.76%) gRPC
11 16 (8.25%) JSON
11 16 (8.25%) React
12 15 (7.73%) Protocol Buffers
13 14 (7.22%) scikit-learn
14 13 (6.70%) TensorFlow
15 12 (6.19%) MEAN Stack
16 11 (5.67%) Node.js
16 11 (5.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.62%) Fixed Income
2 32 (16.49%) Derivative
3 31 (15.98%) Hedge funds
4 30 (15.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (13.92%) Equity Derivative
6 22 (11.34%) Market Risk
7 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (8.25%) Reference Data
9 14 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
11 8 (4.12%) Client/Server
11 8 (4.12%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (2.58%) User Experience
13 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 4 (2.06%) Clustering
13 4 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (2.06%) N-Tier
13 4 (2.06%) Public Cloud
14 3 (1.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.76%) Linux
2 12 (6.19%) Windows
3 10 (5.15%) Unix
4 4 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.51%) Software Engineering
3 59 (30.41%) Microservices
4 55 (28.35%) Migration
5 47 (24.23%) Analytics
6 44 (22.68%) Asset Management
7 32 (16.49%) DevOps
7 32 (16.49%) ETL
8 29 (14.95%) TDD
9 27 (13.92%) Risk Analytics
10 25 (12.89%) Data Modelling
10 25 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (12.89%) SDLC
11 21 (10.82%) OO
12 20 (10.31%) Machine Learning
13 18 (9.28%) OOD
14 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (8.25%) Scrum
15 15 (7.73%) BDD
15 15 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 121 (62.37%) SQL
2 104 (53.61%) Java
3 71 (36.60%) Python
4 32 (16.49%) Scala
5 31 (15.98%) C#
6 27 (13.92%) Kotlin
7 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
8 17 (8.76%) Java 8
9 15 (7.73%) R
10 11 (5.67%) T-SQL
11 10 (5.15%) C++
12 9 (4.64%) TypeScript
13 8 (4.12%) Perl
13 8 (4.12%) VB
14 7 (3.61%) Bash Shell
14 7 (3.61%) Ruby
14 7 (3.61%) VBA
15 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
15 6 (3.09%) VB.NET
16 5 (2.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.12%) Degree
2 7 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.09%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.58%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.82%) QA
2 12 (6.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.03%) COBIT
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) MiFID
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 23 (11.86%) Docker
2 5 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (9.28%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.70%) Terraform
3 11 (5.67%) Ansible
4 5 (2.58%) Istio
4 5 (2.58%) linkerd
4 5 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.06%) Puppet
6 3 (1.55%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.03%) Control-M
7 2 (1.03%) MIIS
7 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 88 (45.36%) Oracle
2 37 (19.07%) Sybase
3 29 (14.95%) Google
4 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.22%) Atlassian
6 12 (6.19%) Cloudera
7 8 (4.12%) Databricks
7 8 (4.12%) Hortonworks
7 8 (4.12%) MapR
8 7 (3.61%) IBM
8 7 (3.61%) SAP
9 6 (3.09%) Teradata
10 4 (2.06%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.06%) Tableau
11 3 (1.55%) Apple
11 3 (1.55%) Informatica
11 3 (1.55%) Netezza
11 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.55%) Talend