Period
to 14 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 252 230
Rank change year-on-year -27 -22 +108
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 315 504 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.08% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 4.44% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 349 398
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £413 £424
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £515 £548 £525
% change year-on-year -5.94% +4.29% +16.67%
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 £41.00 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +70.83% -31.43% -15.66%

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 8,647 11,360 11,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.91% 24.43% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,244 8,480 8,257
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 61
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £26.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.74% +3.80% -20.58%
10th Percentile £15.58 £16.15 £18.25
90th Percentile £59.90 £48.73 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £31.31
% change year-on-year -4.48% +6.99% +11.82%

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 November 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 November 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
South London +19 39 £575 +4.55% 3
Central London -2 30 £550 -4.35% 17
West London +34 24 £550 +7.32% 9
North London - 1 £600 - 1
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 152 (48.25%) SQL
3 143 (45.40%) Java
4 128 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (39.37%) Oracle
5 124 (39.37%) AWS
6 104 (33.02%) Finance
7 96 (30.48%) PostgreSQL
8 91 (28.89%) Microservices
9 86 (27.30%) Python
10 84 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 83 (26.35%) DevOps
12 79 (25.08%) SQL Server
13 69 (21.90%) MySQL
13 69 (21.90%) Web Services
14 64 (20.32%) Analytics
15 63 (20.00%) Azure
15 63 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 54 (17.14%) J2EE
17 53 (16.83%) Docker
18 52 (16.51%) Migration
19 51 (16.19%) Banking
20 50 (15.87%) Unix
20 50 (15.87%) Linux
20 50 (15.87%) GCP
21 49 (15.56%) Machine Learning
22 46 (14.60%) Sybase
22 46 (14.60%) Kubernetes
23 44 (13.97%) Big Data
23 44 (13.97%) Git (software)

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 23 (7.30%) Apache
1 23 (7.30%) Apache Spark
2 18 (5.71%) Confluence
3 10 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.54%) JBoss
6 5 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.59%) IIS
6 5 (1.59%) SAS
7 4 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.95%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.95%) Mule
8 3 (0.95%) Sonic ESB
8 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.63%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.63%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.32%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 15 (4.76%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (2.54%) PolarLake
3 6 (1.90%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.59%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (1.27%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Bank Analyzer
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 124 (39.37%) AWS
2 63 (20.00%) Azure
3 50 (15.87%) GCP
4 23 (7.30%) Amazon S3
5 21 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
6 19 (6.03%) Power Platform
7 15 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
8 11 (3.49%) SaaS
9 9 (2.86%) GitHub
9 9 (2.86%) PaaS
9 9 (2.86%) Serverless
10 8 (2.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (2.22%) IaaS
12 6 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.90%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (1.27%) Boomi
13 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.54%) HTTP
2 7 (2.22%) DNS
3 5 (1.59%) FTP
3 5 (1.59%) SSH
3 5 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.27%) DHCP
4 4 (1.27%) Firewall
4 4 (1.27%) IPsec
4 4 (1.27%) SSL
5 3 (0.95%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) Extranet
6 2 (0.63%) Intranet
6 2 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 96 (30.48%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (25.08%) SQL Server
4 69 (21.90%) MySQL
5 63 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 44 (13.97%) Big Data
7 38 (12.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
9 34 (10.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 34 (10.79%) MongoDB
10 29 (9.21%) Hadoop
11 28 (8.89%) Redis
12 26 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (7.94%) DB2
14 24 (7.62%) Oracle Database
15 22 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (6.67%) Couchbase
17 19 (6.03%) Power BI
18 18 (5.71%) Amazon Athena
18 18 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.43%) JIRA
3 26 (8.25%) JUnit
4 25 (7.94%) Mockito
5 22 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.13%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.81%) Maven
8 8 (2.54%) Checkstyle
8 8 (2.54%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.22%) Subversion
10 6 (1.90%) Liquibase
10 6 (1.90%) Spock
10 6 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.59%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.59%) GitLab
12 4 (1.27%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.95%) Selenium
13 3 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.95%) Travis CI
General
1 104 (33.02%) Finance
2 51 (16.19%) Banking
3 27 (8.57%) Front Office
4 21 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.40%) Marketing
6 15 (4.76%) Legal
7 10 (3.17%) Retail
8 7 (2.22%) Games
9 5 (1.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 139 (44.13%) Developer
2 70 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 39 (12.38%) AWS Developer
4 34 (10.79%) Architect
4 34 (10.79%) Software Engineer
5 32 (10.16%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (10.16%) Java Engineer
6 31 (9.84%) Data Engineer
7 27 (8.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 27 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
7 27 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 22 (6.98%) AWS Software Engineer
9 21 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 19 (6.03%) Data Scientist
11 17 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.08%) Analyst
13 14 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
13 14 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 14 (4.44%) Python Developer
14 13 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.90%) Web Services
2 54 (17.14%) J2EE
3 43 (13.65%) REST
4 36 (11.43%) J2SE
5 35 (11.11%) XML
6 34 (10.79%) Spring
7 32 (10.16%) RESTful
8 31 (9.84%) Pandas
9 28 (8.89%) JSON
10 25 (7.94%) .NET
11 24 (7.62%) scikit-learn
12 23 (7.30%) HTML
12 23 (7.30%) Kafka
13 22 (6.98%) Dropwizard
13 22 (6.98%) gRPC
14 20 (6.35%) NumPy
15 19 (6.03%) CSS
16 17 (5.40%) PySpark
17 15 (4.76%) JMS
17 15 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (7.94%) Derivative
2 23 (7.30%) Fixed Income
2 23 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (6.98%) Pricing Data
4 18 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (5.40%) Equity Derivative
5 17 (5.40%) Hedge funds
6 14 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 14 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (4.13%) Clustering
7 13 (4.13%) Credit Risk
7 13 (4.13%) Market Risk
8 10 (3.17%) Equities
8 10 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.22%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.87%) Linux
1 50 (15.87%) Unix
2 9 (2.86%) Solaris
2 9 (2.86%) Windows
3 7 (2.22%) CentOS
4 4 (1.27%) AIX
4 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (28.89%) Microservices
3 84 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 83 (26.35%) DevOps
5 64 (20.32%) Analytics
6 52 (16.51%) Migration
7 49 (15.56%) Machine Learning
8 43 (13.65%) Asset Management
9 42 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (13.33%) Data Science
10 39 (12.38%) Data Management
11 35 (11.11%) TDD
12 34 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (10.79%) Data Modelling
13 32 (10.16%) Scrum
14 30 (9.52%) ETL
15 27 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (7.94%) Visualisation
17 22 (6.98%) Enterprise Data Management
18 20 (6.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 152 (48.25%) SQL
2 143 (45.40%) Java
3 86 (27.30%) Python
4 37 (11.75%) JavaScript
5 31 (9.84%) Scala
6 21 (6.67%) C#
6 21 (6.67%) Java 8
7 17 (5.40%) C++
7 17 (5.40%) PL/SQL
7 17 (5.40%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 15 (4.76%) Kotlin
9 13 (4.13%) Perl
10 8 (2.54%) JPQL
11 7 (2.22%) Ruby
12 6 (1.90%) PHP
12 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.59%) Go
13 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.27%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.49%) Degree
4 5 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.59%) SAS Certification
5 3 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CEH
6 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISM
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.32%) RHCE
7 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 53 (16.83%) Docker
2 11 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.63%) HDFS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (14.60%) Kubernetes
2 25 (7.94%) Terraform
3 20 (6.35%) Ansible
4 11 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.49%) Puppet
5 10 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.22%) Istio
6 7 (2.22%) Kibana
6 7 (2.22%) linkerd
7 4 (1.27%) Salt
8 3 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.95%) SCCM
9 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.63%) MIIS
9 2 (0.63%) Oozie
9 2 (0.63%) Packer
9 2 (0.63%) PowerBroker
9 2 (0.63%) Suricata
10 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 124 (39.37%) Oracle
2 46 (14.60%) Sybase
3 40 (12.70%) Google
4 15 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.76%) SAP
5 14 (4.44%) Atlassian
5 14 (4.44%) Tableau
6 13 (4.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.86%) Informatica
8 8 (2.54%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.54%) IBM
9 7 (2.22%) Adobe
9 7 (2.22%) Teradata
10 6 (1.90%) Databricks
11 5 (1.59%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.27%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.27%) Dell
12 4 (1.27%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.27%) MapR