Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 352 276 286
Rank change year-on-year -76 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 254 126 245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.71% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.93% 3.03% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 77 138
10th Percentile £475 £370 £396
25th Percentile £525 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% -2.27% -
75th Percentile £700 £588 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £675
England median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -63.64% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.64% - -

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 8,679 4,163 7,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.12% 23.52% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,461 3,002 5,197
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £675 £618 £613
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
England median daily rate £540 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 36
10th Percentile £24.50 £20.50 £19.38
25th Percentile £26.00 £26.31 £25.00
Median hourly rate £36.88 £47.21 £33.75
Median % change year-on-year -21.89% +39.89% +22.73%
75th Percentile £60.75 £62.50 £48.97
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.00 £54.63
England median hourly rate £43.85 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +68.65% -1.89% -7.02%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -26 42 £600 +7.14% 20
West London - 1 £525 - 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 152 (59.84%) SQL
3 115 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (37.01%) Oracle
5 92 (36.22%) Finance
6 89 (35.04%) NoSQL
7 88 (34.65%) Social Skills
8 75 (29.53%) SQL Server
9 68 (26.77%) Microservices
10 66 (25.98%) Data Modelling
11 65 (25.59%) CI/CD
12 59 (23.23%) AWS
13 58 (22.83%) Java
14 56 (22.05%) ETL
15 55 (21.65%) Big Data
16 46 (18.11%) Kafka
16 46 (18.11%) Azure
17 45 (17.72%) JIRA
17 45 (17.72%) Analytics
18 44 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (17.32%) Banking
19 43 (16.93%) PostgreSQL
19 43 (16.93%) Git (software)
20 42 (16.54%) JavaScript
21 41 (16.14%) Business Intelligence
22 39 (15.35%) Python
23 38 (14.96%) XML
24 37 (14.57%) Data Lake
25 36 (14.17%) Migration
26 35 (13.78%) Logical Data Model

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 24 (9.45%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.94%) Apache
3 9 (3.54%) Confluence
4 8 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.76%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.39%) Tornado
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.79%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.23%) AWS
2 46 (18.11%) Azure
3 27 (10.63%) Power Platform
4 19 (7.48%) Amazon S3
5 16 (6.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 15 (5.91%) Serverless
7 13 (5.12%) PaaS
8 12 (4.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 10 (3.94%) Collibra
9 10 (3.94%) GitHub
10 9 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (3.15%) OpenShift
12 7 (2.76%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (2.76%) Azure Functions
12 7 (2.76%) npm
13 6 (2.36%) GCP
13 6 (2.36%) IaaS
14 5 (1.97%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.97%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) FTP
2 2 (0.79%) InfiniBand
2 2 (0.79%) Network Security
2 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 89 (35.04%) NoSQL
3 75 (29.53%) SQL Server
4 55 (21.65%) Big Data
5 44 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (16.93%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (14.57%) Data Lake
8 31 (12.20%) Oracle Database
9 30 (11.81%) MongoDB
10 26 (10.24%) Power BI
11 25 (9.84%) Metadata
12 17 (6.69%) Hadoop
13 16 (6.30%) MySQL
14 13 (5.12%) Tableau
15 12 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (3.94%) HBase
16 10 (3.94%) Oracle Database 12c
17 9 (3.54%) Data Vault
17 9 (3.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 45 (17.72%) JIRA
2 43 (16.93%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.27%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.91%) ERwin
5 13 (5.12%) ER Studio
6 9 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.36%) Mocha
7 6 (2.36%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (1.97%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.57%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.57%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.57%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (1.18%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.18%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.18%) JUnit
10 3 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.18%) Maven
10 3 (1.18%) Mockito
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (36.22%) Finance
2 88 (34.65%) Social Skills
3 44 (17.32%) Banking
4 27 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (10.24%) Presentation Skills
6 25 (9.84%) Front Office
6 25 (9.84%) Investment Banking
7 20 (7.87%) Legal
8 12 (4.72%) Public Speaking
9 10 (3.94%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.36%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (2.36%) Retail
11 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.57%) Marketing
12 3 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.18%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.79%) International Banking
14 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (40.55%) Developer
2 42 (16.54%) Architect
3 34 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.02%) Data Modeller
5 26 (10.24%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (9.84%) Analyst
7 19 (7.48%) Data Engineer
7 19 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Business Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.72%) Banking Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) Business Manager
11 12 (4.72%) Business Project Manager
11 12 (4.72%) DBA
11 12 (4.72%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) Project Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.11%) Kafka
2 38 (14.96%) XML
3 31 (12.20%) .NET
3 31 (12.20%) JSON
4 28 (11.02%) HTML
5 25 (9.84%) Spring
6 21 (8.27%) REST
6 21 (8.27%) RESTful
7 19 (7.48%) React
8 18 (7.09%) AngularJS
8 18 (7.09%) HTML5
9 17 (6.69%) gRPC
9 17 (6.69%) Web Services
10 16 (6.30%) Spring Boot
11 15 (5.91%) CSS
11 15 (5.91%) Node.js
12 14 (5.51%) FpML
13 10 (3.94%) MEAN Stack
14 9 (3.54%) GraphQL
14 9 (3.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.20%) Reference Data
2 25 (9.84%) User Experience
3 22 (8.66%) Fixed Income
4 17 (6.69%) Derivative
5 15 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (5.12%) Data Structures
7 12 (4.72%) Credit Derivative
7 12 (4.72%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.72%) OTC Derivatives
7 12 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.15%) Legacy Systems
9 7 (2.76%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.76%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.76%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.76%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.97%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.97%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.42%) Linux
2 18 (7.09%) Unix
3 12 (4.72%) Windows
4 8 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.57%) VMS
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.77%) Microservices
3 66 (25.98%) Data Modelling
4 65 (25.59%) CI/CD
5 56 (22.05%) ETL
6 45 (17.72%) Analytics
7 41 (16.14%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (14.17%) Migration
9 35 (13.78%) Logical Data Model
10 34 (13.39%) SDLC
11 33 (12.99%) DevOps
12 32 (12.60%) TDD
13 30 (11.81%) Physical Data Model
14 28 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (9.45%) Data Engineering
16 23 (9.06%) Data Integration
16 23 (9.06%) Metadata Management
16 23 (9.06%) Scrum
17 22 (8.66%) Data Migration
17 22 (8.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 152 (59.84%) SQL
2 58 (22.83%) Java
3 42 (16.54%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.35%) Python
5 28 (11.02%) C#
6 19 (7.48%) Java 8
7 15 (5.91%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.72%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.54%) Bash
10 9 (3.54%) Scala
11 8 (3.15%) C
12 7 (2.76%) ES6
13 6 (2.36%) Kotlin
13 6 (2.36%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.97%) C++
14 5 (1.97%) Perl
15 3 (1.18%) R
15 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (6.30%) Degree
2 13 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.36%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.97%) OCP
5 5 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.39%) FFIEC
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.45%) Data Quality
2 13 (5.12%) Accessibility
3 12 (4.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (3.54%) GDPR
5 6 (2.36%) QA
6 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.39%) GLBA
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) NIST
6 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.66%) Docker
2 4 (1.57%) HDFS
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (9.06%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.94%) Terraform
3 6 (2.36%) Ansible
3 6 (2.36%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.57%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.18%) Oozie
6 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.79%) Control-M
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.39%) Grafana
8 1 (0.39%) Istio
8 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 94 (37.01%) Oracle
2 24 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.09%) Cloudera
4 16 (6.30%) Databricks
5 15 (5.91%) Talend
6 9 (3.54%) Sparx
7 8 (3.15%) SAP
8 6 (2.36%) Confluent
8 6 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.97%) BiZZdesign
9 5 (1.97%) Informatica
9 5 (1.97%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.97%) Murex
9 5 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.18%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.18%) Anaplan
10 3 (1.18%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.18%) EMC
10 3 (1.18%) IBM
10 3 (1.18%) Teradata