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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 270 204
Rank change year-on-year +27 -66  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 169 171 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.76% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 3.15% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 120 177
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £380 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4903 5431 5120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.06% 24.20% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3554 3905 3551
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +88.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 26 £494 -8.13% 5
Canary Wharf -5 3 £500 -21.56%
Bromley - 1 £425 -
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 328 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 168 (51.22%) SQL
3 136 (41.46%) Java
4 128 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (37.80%) Oracle
6 102 (31.10%) Finance
7 99 (30.18%) Linux
8 96 (29.27%) Python
9 84 (25.61%) NoSQL
10 80 (24.39%) SQL Server
11 76 (23.17%) Big Data
12 72 (21.95%) Hadoop
13 68 (20.73%) Banking
14 64 (19.51%) Git (software)
14 64 (19.51%) JavaScript
14 64 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
15 62 (18.90%) Perl
16 60 (18.29%) Scrum
17 58 (17.68%) Sybase
18 56 (17.07%) Unix
19 53 (16.16%) MySQL
19 53 (16.16%) Jenkins
20 51 (15.55%) DevOps
20 51 (15.55%) Scala
21 50 (15.24%) Apache Spark
22 49 (14.94%) SDLC
23 48 (14.63%) Analytics
24 47 (14.33%) Continuous Delivery
25 45 (13.72%) HTML
26 43 (13.11%) Spring

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 50 (15.24%) Apache Spark
2 23 (7.01%) Apache
3 12 (3.66%) OpenStack
4 11 (3.35%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.35%) Confluence
4 11 (3.35%) IIS
4 11 (3.35%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.44%) SAS
7 6 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.52%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.52%) JBoss
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.91%) CMS
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.61%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (0.61%) Drupal
10 2 (0.61%) Jetty
10 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.83%) SPSS
2 3 (0.91%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.91%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Global One
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.30%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.18%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (3.35%) GitHub
4 10 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (2.74%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.52%) SaaS
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.22%) IaaS
7 4 (1.22%) PaaS
7 4 (1.22%) Route 53
8 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.88%) Internet
2 11 (3.35%) HTTP
3 10 (3.05%) SSL
4 8 (2.44%) DNS
5 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.52%) DHCP
6 5 (1.52%) FTP
6 5 (1.52%) IPsec
7 2 (0.61%) LDAP
7 2 (0.61%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.30%) SMTP
8 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 84 (25.61%) NoSQL
3 80 (24.39%) SQL Server
4 76 (23.17%) Big Data
5 72 (21.95%) Hadoop
6 64 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (16.16%) MySQL
8 38 (11.59%) MongoDB
9 36 (10.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (10.06%) Oracle Database
12 29 (8.84%) DB2
13 26 (7.93%) Apache Hive
14 24 (7.32%) HBase
15 16 (4.88%) Flink
16 14 (4.27%) Data Lake
17 13 (3.96%) Neo4j
18 10 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (2.74%) Sybase IQ
20 8 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 53 (16.16%) Jenkins
3 37 (11.28%) JIRA
4 25 (7.62%) Selenium
5 23 (7.01%) JUnit
6 22 (6.71%) Cucumber
7 17 (5.18%) Maven
8 14 (4.27%) Subversion
9 12 (3.66%) Hudson
9 12 (3.66%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.05%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.74%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (2.13%) JBehave
14 6 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.52%) Concordion
15 5 (1.52%) ERwin
15 5 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 102 (31.10%) Finance
2 68 (20.73%) Banking
3 32 (9.76%) Front Office
4 25 (7.62%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.66%) Legal
6 11 (3.35%) Retail
7 8 (2.44%) Games
8 7 (2.13%) Marketing
9 6 (1.83%) Law
10 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.52%) International Banking
10 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.91%) Back Office
11 3 (0.91%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.61%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Billing
13 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
13 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (38.11%) Developer
2 50 (15.24%) Java Developer
3 34 (10.37%) Architect
4 33 (10.06%) Data Engineer
5 28 (8.54%) Analyst
6 24 (7.32%) Big Data Engineer
7 22 (6.71%) Consultant
8 20 (6.10%) DBA
9 18 (5.49%) Data Architect
10 16 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.57%) Scala Developer
12 14 (4.27%) Perl Developer
13 13 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (3.96%) Front Office Developer
14 12 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (3.35%) Data Analyst
15 11 (3.35%) Hadoop Engineer
16 10 (3.05%) E-Commerce Developer
16 10 (3.05%) SQL DBA
17 9 (2.74%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.72%) HTML
2 43 (13.11%) Spring
3 41 (12.50%) Web Services
4 39 (11.89%) CSS
5 38 (11.59%) XML
6 27 (8.23%) .NET
6 27 (8.23%) Kafka
7 26 (7.93%) JMS
8 24 (7.32%) SOAP
9 22 (6.71%) jQuery
10 20 (6.10%) Hibernate
10 20 (6.10%) JSON
11 18 (5.49%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.49%) REST
12 16 (4.88%) RESTful
13 15 (4.57%) J2SE
14 14 (4.27%) Ajax
15 13 (3.96%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (3.96%) Java EE
15 13 (3.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.10%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (5.79%) Equities
4 13 (3.96%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.96%) Derivative
4 13 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.35%) Replication
6 8 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.13%) Clustering
7 7 (2.13%) Fintech
7 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.22%) Online Games
10 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.18%) Linux
2 56 (17.07%) Unix
3 27 (8.23%) Windows
4 11 (3.35%) Android
4 11 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.52%) Solaris
7 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.61%) AIX
8 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.29%) Scrum
3 51 (15.55%) DevOps
4 49 (14.94%) SDLC
5 48 (14.63%) Analytics
6 47 (14.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (12.20%) OO
8 39 (11.89%) Data Modelling
9 35 (10.67%) TDD
10 31 (9.45%) Automated Testing
10 31 (9.45%) Open Source
10 31 (9.45%) Software Engineering
11 29 (8.84%) E-Commerce
12 28 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (8.54%) ETL
12 28 (8.54%) SOA
13 27 (8.23%) High Availability
14 25 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (7.01%) Data Analysis
15 23 (7.01%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (51.22%) SQL
2 136 (41.46%) Java
3 96 (29.27%) Python
4 64 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 62 (18.90%) Perl
6 51 (15.55%) Scala
7 30 (9.15%) Ruby
8 27 (8.23%) R
9 24 (7.32%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.79%) C++
11 16 (4.88%) T-SQL
12 15 (4.57%) C#
13 14 (4.27%) PowerShell
14 12 (3.66%) PL/SQL
15 10 (3.05%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.74%) MATLAB
17 8 (2.44%) Apex Code
17 8 (2.44%) SOQL
17 8 (2.44%) VB
18 6 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (8.54%) Degree
2 12 (3.66%) PhD
3 9 (2.74%) ISEB
4 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.84%) QA
2 11 (3.35%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.61%) FATCA
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (3.35%) HDFS
2 10 (3.05%) Docker
3 7 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.61%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.61%) KVM
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.30%) Postfix
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (9.15%) Ansible
2 29 (8.84%) Puppet
3 21 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (3.35%) Terraform
6 10 (3.05%) Nagios
7 6 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (1.83%) SCOM
7 6 (1.83%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.22%) Control-M
8 4 (1.22%) Oozie
9 2 (0.61%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.30%) Icinga
10 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.30%) Mesos
10 1 (0.30%) MOM
10 1 (0.30%) rkt
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (37.80%) Oracle
2 58 (17.68%) Sybase
3 28 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.32%) IBM
5 15 (4.57%) SAP
6 13 (3.96%) Tableau
7 12 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.35%) Adobe
8 11 (3.35%) Informatica
8 11 (3.35%) Perforce
8 11 (3.35%) TIBCO
9 10 (3.05%) Hortonworks
10 8 (2.44%) Fidessa
10 8 (2.44%) Talend
11 6 (1.83%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.83%) Cognos
11 6 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.83%) Serena
11 6 (1.83%) TOWER Software
12 4 (1.22%) Teradata
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