Period
to 14 September 2019

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 14 September 2019 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 268 251
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 +96
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 340 443 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.97% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.61% 3.85% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 319 304
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £415 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £525 £536 £475
% change year-on-year -2.10% +12.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £47.25 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.98% -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +27.78% +28.57% -12.50%

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 9,406 11,493 10,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.20% 25.08% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,804 8,559 7,721
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £338
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £476 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +0.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 58 60
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.87 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +6.28% -18.93%
10th Percentile £15.60 £19.50 £18.68
90th Percentile £54.45 £47.58 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.69% -0.08%

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 14 September 2019.

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 14 September 2019. 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 +8 46 £550 -4.35% 16
South London +16 31 £575 +4.55% 3
West London +23 20 £450 -12.20% 14
North London - 3 £600 - 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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.

1 340 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 171 (50.29%) Java
3 155 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (40.29%) SQL
5 112 (32.94%) AWS
6 111 (32.65%) Oracle
6 111 (32.65%) Microservices
7 101 (29.71%) DevOps
8 97 (28.53%) MySQL
9 89 (26.18%) Python
10 88 (25.88%) SQL Server
11 85 (25.00%) Finance
12 83 (24.41%) PostgreSQL
13 76 (22.35%) NoSQL
13 76 (22.35%) Docker
14 66 (19.41%) Linux
15 64 (18.82%) Software Engineering
16 61 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (16.47%) Git (software)
18 53 (15.59%) Unix
18 53 (15.59%) Web Services
19 52 (15.29%) Jenkins
20 51 (15.00%) Analytics
20 51 (15.00%) OO
21 49 (14.41%) J2EE
21 49 (14.41%) Kubernetes
22 48 (14.12%) Spring
22 48 (14.12%) Scrum
22 48 (14.12%) MongoDB
22 48 (14.12%) Test Automation

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 32 (9.41%) Apache
2 27 (7.94%) Apache Spark
3 18 (5.29%) Confluence
4 15 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.65%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (2.35%) JBoss
9 4 (1.18%) Luigi
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.88%) Mule
10 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.59%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.59%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) PolarLake
2 5 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.47%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.59%) Summit
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 112 (32.94%) AWS
2 47 (13.82%) Azure
3 32 (9.41%) Amazon S3
4 29 (8.53%) GCP
5 23 (6.76%) Amazon SQS
5 23 (6.76%) Serverless
6 21 (6.18%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (5.88%) Power Platform
8 18 (5.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 17 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (2.94%) SaaS
12 9 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (2.35%) Google Analytics
14 7 (2.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 6 (1.76%) Azure Machine Learning
15 6 (1.76%) GitHub
16 4 (1.18%) IaaS
16 4 (1.18%) Office 365
16 4 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.71%) HTTP
2 28 (8.24%) DNS
3 25 (7.35%) FTP
3 25 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.06%) DHCP
4 24 (7.06%) IPsec
4 24 (7.06%) SSL
5 13 (3.82%) Internet
6 5 (1.47%) Firewall
6 5 (1.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.59%) Extranet
7 2 (0.59%) Intranet
7 2 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 97 (28.53%) MySQL
3 88 (25.88%) SQL Server
4 83 (24.41%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (22.35%) NoSQL
6 48 (14.12%) MongoDB
7 47 (13.82%) Big Data
8 33 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (9.12%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (8.24%) Hadoop
11 26 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (7.65%) Oracle Database
12 23 (6.76%) Amazon Redshift
13 20 (5.88%) Power BI
13 20 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (4.41%) Amazon Aurora
15 15 (4.41%) Redis
15 15 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 56 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 52 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 38 (11.18%) JIRA
4 25 (7.35%) JUnit
5 23 (6.76%) Travis CI
6 21 (6.18%) Mockito
7 13 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (3.53%) Maven
9 11 (3.24%) Subversion
10 9 (2.65%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.35%) Checkstyle
11 8 (2.35%) SonarQube
12 7 (2.06%) Spock
13 6 (1.76%) Liquibase
13 6 (1.76%) Selenium
13 6 (1.76%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.47%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (25.00%) Finance
2 36 (10.59%) Banking
3 28 (8.24%) Marketing
4 22 (6.47%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.41%) Front Office
6 14 (4.12%) Games
7 13 (3.82%) Legal
7 13 (3.82%) Public Sector
7 13 (3.82%) Retail
8 5 (1.47%) Online Betting
9 4 (1.18%) Publishing
10 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (41.47%) Developer
2 81 (23.82%) Java Developer
3 36 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (10.29%) Architect
5 34 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 33 (9.71%) AWS Engineer
7 31 (9.12%) Java Engineer
8 30 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 30 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
8 30 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 30 (8.82%) Software Engineer
9 29 (8.53%) Data Engineer
10 24 (7.06%) J2EE Developer
10 24 (7.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 23 (6.76%) AWS Software Engineer
12 18 (5.29%) Consultant
12 18 (5.29%) Data Scientist
13 17 (5.00%) Analyst
14 16 (4.71%) Technical Architect
15 15 (4.41%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.59%) Web Services
2 49 (14.41%) J2EE
3 48 (14.12%) Spring
4 41 (12.06%) J2SE
4 41 (12.06%) RESTful
5 34 (10.00%) XML
6 33 (9.71%) REST
7 25 (7.35%) HTML
8 23 (6.76%) JSON
8 23 (6.76%) Kafka
9 22 (6.47%) CSS
10 21 (6.18%) Pandas
11 19 (5.59%) scikit-learn
12 18 (5.29%) .NET
13 17 (5.00%) JMS
14 16 (4.71%) Hibernate
14 16 (4.71%) SOAP
15 15 (4.41%) Dropwizard
15 15 (4.41%) gRPC
15 15 (4.41%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.41%) Pricing Data
5 14 (4.12%) Credit Risk
6 13 (3.82%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.53%) Clustering
8 11 (3.24%) Equities
9 10 (2.94%) Derivative
10 9 (2.65%) Online Games
11 8 (2.35%) Fixed Income
11 8 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (2.35%) Management Information System
12 7 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (2.06%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.76%) Replication
14 5 (1.47%) SWIFT
15 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (1.18%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.41%) Linux
2 53 (15.59%) Unix
3 9 (2.65%) Windows
4 7 (2.06%) CentOS
5 6 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.59%) Android
8 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.59%) Solaris
8 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.59%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (32.65%) Microservices
3 101 (29.71%) DevOps
4 64 (18.82%) Software Engineering
5 61 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (15.00%) Analytics
6 51 (15.00%) OO
7 48 (14.12%) Scrum
7 48 (14.12%) Test Automation
8 42 (12.35%) Migration
9 39 (11.47%) Machine Learning
10 37 (10.88%) TDD
11 36 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (10.29%) Data Science
13 34 (10.00%) Data Management
13 34 (10.00%) Open Source
14 33 (9.71%) OOP
15 32 (9.41%) Configuration Management
15 32 (9.41%) ETL
16 31 (9.12%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (50.29%) Java
2 137 (40.29%) SQL
3 89 (26.18%) Python
4 39 (11.47%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.53%) Scala
6 23 (6.76%) C#
6 23 (6.76%) Perl
7 22 (6.47%) Shell Script
8 20 (5.88%) Java 8
9 19 (5.59%) C++
10 18 (5.29%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.41%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.82%) Ruby
13 10 (2.94%) PHP
14 9 (2.65%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.35%) JPQL
16 5 (1.47%) Go
17 3 (0.88%) ABAP
17 3 (0.88%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.76%) Degree
2 16 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.59%) CEH
6 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.29%) OCP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.29%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.06%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.59%) EMIR
3 2 (0.59%) MiFID
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (22.35%) Docker
2 23 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.88%) HDFS
6 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (14.41%) Kubernetes
2 36 (10.59%) Terraform
3 31 (9.12%) Puppet
4 29 (8.53%) Ansible
5 27 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.06%) Kibana
7 5 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.18%) Salt
8 4 (1.18%) SCCM
8 4 (1.18%) Suricata
9 3 (0.88%) Packer
10 2 (0.59%) Control-M
10 2 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.59%) Istio
10 2 (0.59%) linkerd
10 2 (0.59%) Oozie
11 1 (0.29%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 111 (32.65%) Oracle
2 31 (9.12%) Google
3 27 (7.94%) Sybase
4 23 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.00%) IBM
5 17 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.71%) SAP
7 15 (4.41%) Tableau
8 14 (4.12%) Adobe
9 12 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (3.24%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.35%) Cloudera
11 8 (2.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 7 (2.06%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.76%) Databricks
13 6 (1.76%) Informatica
13 6 (1.76%) MuleSoft
14 5 (1.47%) hybris
15 4 (1.18%) Hortonworks
15 4 (1.18%) Splunk