Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 294 295
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 322 401 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.88% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 3.53% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 299 220
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £363
90th Percentile £675 £655 £638
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £75.00 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +22.22% +93.55% -43.98%

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 10,042 11,367 9,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.77% 24.92% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,295 8,545 6,937
London median daily rate £525 £513 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +4.59% +3.16%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £488 £475 £447
% change year-on-year +2.63% +6.26% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 41
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% +12.73%
10th Percentile £19.95 £20.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £46.30 £47.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +9.09%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +13 52 £550 - 4
West London +12 15 £500 -9.09% 1
East London -19 12 £525 -8.70%
South London -23 3 £506 -7.95%
North London - 3 £600 -
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 322 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 162 (50.31%) Java
3 158 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (45.65%) SQL
5 109 (33.85%) Oracle
6 95 (29.50%) Finance
7 94 (29.19%) SQL Server
8 93 (28.88%) MySQL
9 92 (28.57%) NoSQL
10 84 (26.09%) DevOps
11 82 (25.47%) Microservices
12 79 (24.53%) Python
13 71 (22.05%) Linux
14 66 (20.50%) MongoDB
15 65 (20.19%) OO
16 64 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (18.63%) Test Automation
17 60 (18.63%) Open Source
17 60 (18.63%) Spring
18 56 (17.39%) HTTP
18 56 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (17.39%) Jenkins
19 53 (16.46%) Docker
20 52 (16.15%) Scrum
20 52 (16.15%) OOP
21 51 (15.84%) Git (software)
22 50 (15.53%) Unix
23 45 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
24 44 (13.66%) DNS
24 44 (13.66%) Configuration Management

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 26 (8.07%) Apache Spark
2 20 (6.21%) Apache
3 14 (4.35%) Confluence
4 11 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.24%) Luigi
8 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.93%) JBoss
9 3 (0.93%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.62%) nginx
10 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 14 (4.35%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.24%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.24%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.62%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.62%) Summit
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.21%) Serverless
4 19 (5.90%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (5.59%) Power Platform
6 15 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (4.66%) Amazon S3
7 14 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (2.80%) GitHub
8 9 (2.80%) SaaS
9 8 (2.48%) npm
10 6 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.86%) Office 365
11 5 (1.55%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.24%) Force.com
12 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.39%) HTTP
2 44 (13.66%) DNS
3 39 (12.11%) TCP/IP
4 38 (11.80%) DHCP
4 38 (11.80%) FTP
4 38 (11.80%) IPsec
4 38 (11.80%) SSL
5 24 (7.45%) Internet
6 6 (1.86%) WAN
7 4 (1.24%) LAN
8 3 (0.93%) Firewall
9 2 (0.62%) 3G
9 2 (0.62%) 4G
9 2 (0.62%) BGP
9 2 (0.62%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.62%) NAS
9 2 (0.62%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (0.62%) VPN
10 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 94 (29.19%) SQL Server
3 93 (28.88%) MySQL
4 92 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 66 (20.50%) MongoDB
6 35 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (10.25%) Oracle Database
8 32 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (9.63%) Big Data
10 30 (9.32%) Hadoop
11 23 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (5.90%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (5.59%) Power BI
14 16 (4.97%) Redis
15 14 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (3.73%) Data Lake
16 12 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (3.42%) DB2
17 11 (3.42%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 56 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 51 (15.84%) Git (software)
3 36 (11.18%) Travis CI
4 26 (8.07%) JIRA
5 23 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (4.35%) Subversion
7 13 (4.04%) JUnit
8 7 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.86%) Mockito
9 6 (1.86%) Selenium
9 6 (1.86%) Spock
10 4 (1.24%) Maven
10 4 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.93%) NUnit
11 3 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.62%) Appium
12 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.62%) Protractor
General
1 95 (29.50%) Finance
2 40 (12.42%) Banking
3 23 (7.14%) Marketing
4 19 (5.90%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.28%) Front Office
6 11 (3.42%) Games
7 10 (3.11%) Retail
8 4 (1.24%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (38.51%) Developer
2 54 (16.77%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (11.18%) Architect
5 24 (7.45%) Analyst
6 23 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 20 (6.21%) AWS Developer
8 18 (5.59%) Data Engineer
9 17 (5.28%) Consultant
9 17 (5.28%) J2EE Developer
9 17 (5.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (4.97%) Java Engineer
10 16 (4.97%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.97%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.66%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (4.66%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) AWS Software Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.63%) Spring
2 42 (13.04%) HTML
3 40 (12.42%) Web Services
4 39 (12.11%) XML
5 38 (11.80%) J2EE
6 36 (11.18%) RESTful
7 27 (8.39%) CSS
8 24 (7.45%) .NET
9 23 (7.14%) Spring Boot
10 22 (6.83%) AngularJS
10 22 (6.83%) JSON
11 18 (5.59%) J2SE
12 16 (4.97%) Node.js
13 15 (4.66%) OpenCV
14 14 (4.35%) Middleware
14 14 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (4.35%) React
14 14 (4.35%) REST
15 13 (4.04%) jQuery
16 12 (3.73%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.97%) SWIFT
5 12 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.11%) Replication
6 10 (3.11%) Taxonomies
7 8 (2.48%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.48%) Fintech
7 8 (2.48%) HoloLens
8 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.55%) Online Games
11 4 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.93%) FMCG
12 3 (0.93%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.93%) User Experience
13 2 (0.62%) CMDB
13 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 71 (22.05%) Linux
2 50 (15.53%) Unix
3 14 (4.35%) Windows
4 7 (2.17%) CentOS
4 7 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.24%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.09%) DevOps
3 82 (25.47%) Microservices
4 65 (20.19%) OO
5 64 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (18.63%) Open Source
6 60 (18.63%) Test Automation
7 52 (16.15%) OOP
7 52 (16.15%) Scrum
8 44 (13.66%) Configuration Management
9 39 (12.11%) Analytics
9 39 (12.11%) Thought Leadership
10 38 (11.80%) TDD
11 36 (11.18%) Target Operating Model
12 35 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (10.56%) ETL
14 32 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (9.63%) Data Science
16 27 (8.39%) Software Engineering
17 26 (8.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 162 (50.31%) Java
2 147 (45.65%) SQL
3 79 (24.53%) Python
4 37 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.18%) Perl
6 33 (10.25%) Scala
7 30 (9.32%) C#
8 23 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.97%) C++
10 14 (4.35%) Java 8
11 12 (3.73%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.11%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.11%) Ruby
12 10 (3.11%) VBA
13 6 (1.86%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.55%) ES6
14 5 (1.55%) PHP
15 4 (1.24%) SOQL
15 4 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.07%) Degree
2 12 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.31%) MCITP
6 1 (0.31%) MCTS
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) OCP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.31%) SANS
6 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.04%) QA
2 6 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.93%) Basel III
3 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (16.46%) Docker
2 38 (11.80%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.62%) HDFS
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.62%) XenApp
4 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (12.42%) Puppet
2 32 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (7.76%) Ansible
4 23 (7.14%) Terraform
5 22 (6.83%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.86%) SCCM
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.93%) Suricata
8 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.62%) Control-M
9 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.31%) Marathon
9 1 (0.31%) Mesos
9 1 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 109 (33.85%) Oracle
2 25 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.90%) IBM
3 19 (5.90%) SAP
3 19 (5.90%) Tableau
4 16 (4.97%) Databricks
5 15 (4.66%) Google
6 14 (4.35%) hybris
6 14 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (4.04%) Adobe
8 10 (3.11%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.11%) Cognos
8 10 (3.11%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 7 (2.17%) Informatica
11 6 (1.86%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.86%) Sybase
12 5 (1.55%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.93%) Qualys
13 3 (0.93%) Splunk