Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 296 285 288
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -44
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 136 219 376
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 3.22% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 128 242
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £375 £396 £400
90th Percentile £693 £750 £699
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.87 £27.43 £22.36
% change year-on-year +56.32% +22.65% -50.31%

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 4,717 6,806 10,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.53% 24.37% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,346 4,955 7,953
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £495 £488 £485
% change year-on-year +1.54% +0.52% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 41
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +42.86% -9.79%
10th Percentile £20.60 £18.25 £16.69
90th Percentile £68.00 £64.88 £47.50
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% -14.01% -9.09%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +68 16 £638 +34.21% 10
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 77 (56.62%) SQL
3 69 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (44.12%) Finance
5 41 (30.15%) Oracle
6 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
7 38 (27.94%) Data Modelling
8 35 (25.74%) Python
9 34 (25.00%) Java
10 33 (24.26%) Azure
11 31 (22.79%) JSON
12 30 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (19.85%) Jenkins
14 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (19.12%) Banking
16 25 (18.38%) Analytics
17 24 (17.65%) Microservices
17 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (16.18%) Migration
18 22 (16.18%) DevOps
18 22 (16.18%) Enterprise Software
19 21 (15.44%) AWS
19 21 (15.44%) REST
19 21 (15.44%) HTML
19 21 (15.44%) JIRA
20 20 (14.71%) Data Science
21 19 (13.97%) NoSQL
21 19 (13.97%) Big Data
21 19 (13.97%) Data Architecture

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 (10.29%) Jupyter
2 4 (2.94%) Apache
2 4 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.94%) SAS
3 3 (2.21%) Confluence
3 3 (2.21%) JBoss
3 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Fuse
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.47%) TPMS
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Jetty
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.74%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.26%) Azure
2 21 (15.44%) AWS
3 16 (11.76%) Power Platform
4 10 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (6.62%) Amazon ECS
5 9 (6.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (6.62%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (6.62%) Logic Apps
5 9 (6.62%) PowerApps
6 8 (5.88%) SaaS
7 7 (5.15%) PaaS
8 5 (3.68%) GitHub
9 4 (2.94%) GCP
9 4 (2.94%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.47%) npm
10 2 (1.47%) NuGet
10 2 (1.47%) Serverless
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.21%) SSL
3 2 (1.47%) DNS
3 2 (1.47%) X.21
4 1 (0.74%) DMZ
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
3 19 (13.97%) Big Data
3 19 (13.97%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (13.97%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.29%) Oracle Database
4 14 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.82%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (5.88%) Tableau
8 7 (5.15%) Power BI
9 6 (4.41%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.41%) MySQL
9 6 (4.41%) Redis
10 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.94%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.94%) Data Lake
12 3 (2.21%) Impala
13 2 (1.47%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 27 (19.85%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.44%) JIRA
3 13 (9.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.68%) Gradle
5 5 (3.68%) Maven
6 2 (1.47%) Ant
6 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (1.47%) CA Release Automation
6 2 (1.47%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.47%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.47%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.47%) webpack
7 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.74%) GitLab
7 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.74%) Mockito
7 1 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 60 (44.12%) Finance
2 26 (19.12%) Banking
3 15 (11.03%) Public Sector
4 11 (8.09%) Law
5 10 (7.35%) Marketing
6 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
7 7 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (3.68%) Front Office
9 4 (2.94%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.47%) Police
10 2 (1.47%) Retail
11 1 (0.74%) Back Office
11 1 (0.74%) Electronics
11 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (38.24%) Developer
2 34 (25.00%) Architect
3 24 (17.65%) Data Architect
4 19 (13.97%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Data Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Analyst
7 11 (8.09%) AWS Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.94%) Credit Risk Developer
12 4 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
12 4 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.94%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.79%) JSON
2 21 (15.44%) HTML
2 21 (15.44%) REST
3 17 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (12.50%) Spring
4 15 (11.03%) HTML5
4 15 (11.03%) NumPy
4 15 (11.03%) Pandas
4 15 (11.03%) Spring Boot
4 15 (11.03%) XML
5 12 (8.82%) Kafka
6 11 (8.09%) Redux
7 10 (7.35%) .NET
8 9 (6.62%) HTML5 Canvas
8 9 (6.62%) Lambda Expressions
9 8 (5.88%) PySpark
10 7 (5.15%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.15%) GraphQL
10 7 (5.15%) React
10 7 (5.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (16.18%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (9.56%) Clustering
4 9 (6.62%) Credit Risk
4 9 (6.62%) Reference Data
5 8 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 7 (5.15%) FMCG
7 6 (4.41%) Equities
7 6 (4.41%) User Experience
8 3 (2.21%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.21%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Linux
2 10 (7.35%) Unix
3 4 (2.94%) Windows
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.94%) Data Modelling
3 29 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (18.38%) Analytics
6 24 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (17.65%) Microservices
7 22 (16.18%) DevOps
7 22 (16.18%) Migration
8 20 (14.71%) Data Science
9 19 (13.97%) Data Architecture
10 16 (11.76%) Data Engineering
11 15 (11.03%) Data Integration
12 14 (10.29%) Multithreaded Programming
12 14 (10.29%) Multithreading
12 14 (10.29%) Project Delivery
12 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
13 13 (9.56%) High Availability
13 13 (9.56%) Scrum
13 13 (9.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (56.62%) SQL
2 35 (25.74%) Python
3 34 (25.00%) Java
4 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.15%) C#
6 6 (4.41%) Java 8
6 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.41%) VBA
7 4 (2.94%) Perl
8 3 (2.21%) Go
8 3 (2.21%) Scala
8 3 (2.21%) SHACL
8 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.21%) SPARQL
8 3 (2.21%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.47%) COBOL
9 2 (1.47%) ES6
9 2 (1.47%) Groovy
9 2 (1.47%) R
9 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (3.68%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 7 (5.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.47%) Control-M
2 2 (1.47%) Kibana
2 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.47%) PingFederate
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 41 (30.15%) Oracle
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.03%) Dataiku
4 14 (10.29%) Alteryx
5 6 (4.41%) Sparx
6 5 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.94%) IBM
7 4 (2.94%) Pega
7 4 (2.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (2.21%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.21%) Facebook
8 3 (2.21%) Informatica
8 3 (2.21%) MarketAxess
8 3 (2.21%) mParticle
8 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.21%) Sybase
8 3 (2.21%) YouTube
9 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.47%) CA
9 2 (1.47%) Charles River