The median contractor rate for a Development DBA was £548 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Development Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 639 626
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Development DBA 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.008% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 12
Median daily rate £548 £329 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.53% -18.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £329 £375
% change year-on-year - -12.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Development DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Development DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development DBA in the UK

Development DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Development DBA.

Contractor daily rate trend for Development DBA in the UK

Development DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development DBA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development DBA in the UK

Development DBA
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +32 2 £548 +56.42%
London - 2 £548 -
City of London - 1 £548 -

Development DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Development DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Development DBA in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (14.29%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (14.29%) WorldPay
5 1 (14.29%) VLDB
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Equities
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Database Security
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Development DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Raiser's Edge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel
2 1 (14.29%) WorldPay