The first table below looks at the demand for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 82 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 58 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.88% 0.77% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.81% 3.76% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 25
Average daily rate £400 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £429 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.15 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.81% +15.78%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
743 452 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.10% 20.36% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 264 368
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 34
Average hourly rate £35.20 £28.63 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Relational Database across the East of England region.

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the East of England region.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 30 £308 -17.44% 10
Essex -2 22 £440 +54.38% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 5 - - 8
Bedfordshire -19 1 £425 +30.76% 6
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Relational Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Relational Database.

1 88 (76.52%) SQL
2 69 (60.00%) Oracle
3 54 (46.96%) RDBMS
4 52 (45.22%) Java
5 46 (40.00%) Linux
6 45 (39.13%) HTML
7 44 (38.26%) UNIX
8 37 (32.17%) CSS
9 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
10 33 (28.70%) XML
11 29 (25.22%) SQL Server
12 28 (24.35%) Web Services
13 25 (21.74%) J2EE
13 25 (21.74%) PL/SQL
14 24 (20.87%) MySQL
14 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (20.87%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (20.00%) Spring
15 23 (20.00%) Struts
16 22 (19.13%) Business Objects
16 22 (19.13%) OO
16 22 (19.13%) Solaris
16 22 (19.13%) Ajax
17 21 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (17.39%) Eclipse
18 20 (17.39%) Web Development
19 19 (16.52%) Subversion
20 18 (15.65%) Hibernate
20 18 (15.65%) Scrum
20 18 (15.65%) Ant

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Relational Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.78%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 8 (6.96%) Apache
3 8 (6.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.35%) SAS
5 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.35%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.48%) CMS
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Tridion
1 5 (4.35%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
1 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) Internet
2 7 (6.09%) HTTP
3 4 (3.48%) LDAP
4 3 (2.61%) SNMP
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) LAN
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) RDBMS
2 29 (25.22%) SQL Server
3 24 (20.87%) MySQL
4 21 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (12.17%) Oracle Database
6 13 (11.30%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (10.43%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (6.96%) DB2
8 8 (6.96%) Data Mart
8 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
10 6 (5.22%) DTS
10 6 (5.22%) Ingres
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (3.48%) Spotfire
13 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.74%) Essbase
13 2 (1.74%) MS Access
13 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 19 (16.52%) Subversion
3 18 (15.65%) Ant
4 15 (13.04%) JUnit
5 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
6 12 (10.43%) Log4j
7 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.09%) Maven
9 5 (4.35%) XDoclet
9 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 4 (3.48%) NUnit
11 3 (2.61%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.61%) Selenium
11 3 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.61%) NCover
11 3 (2.61%) Mockito
12 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.87%) Redmine
13 1 (0.87%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (14.78%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.83%) Retail
4 8 (6.96%) Marketing
5 7 (6.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.48%) Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Automotive
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.87%) Games
8 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (65.22%) Developer
2 34 (29.57%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Business Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Business Objects Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Architect
8 7 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior SAS Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Senior SAS Programmer
11 4 (3.48%) SAS Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) SAS Programmer
11 4 (3.48%) TIBCO Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Programmer
11 4 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.13%) HTML
2 37 (32.17%) CSS
3 33 (28.70%) XML
4 28 (24.35%) Web Services
5 25 (21.74%) J2EE
6 23 (20.00%) Struts
6 23 (20.00%) Spring
7 22 (19.13%) Ajax
8 18 (15.65%) Hibernate
9 16 (13.91%) JAX-RPC
9 16 (13.91%) JSP
10 15 (13.04%) .NET
11 14 (12.17%) Servlets
11 14 (12.17%) XSLT
12 12 (10.43%) XHTML
12 12 (10.43%) XMLBeans
13 11 (9.57%) Struts2
13 11 (9.57%) EJB
14 10 (8.70%) JDBC
14 10 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (15.65%) Visualisation
3 13 (11.30%) Web 2.0
4 9 (7.83%) Informatics
5 4 (3.48%) Social Media
6 3 (2.61%) AS400
6 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.74%) LIMS
7 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.87%) Telematics
8 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.87%) Open Source
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Linux
2 44 (38.26%) UNIX
3 22 (19.13%) Solaris
4 17 (14.78%) Windows
5 16 (13.91%) Mac OS X
6 7 (6.09%) HPUX
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.87%) AIX
10 1 (0.87%) zOS
10 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.13%) OO
3 20 (17.39%) Web Development
4 18 (15.65%) Scrum
5 16 (13.91%) TDD
6 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 15 (13.04%) Analytics
7 13 (11.30%) SOA
8 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.70%) System Testing
9 10 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.83%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Content Management
11 8 (6.96%) Time Management
11 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.09%) ETL
12 7 (6.09%) RAD
12 7 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (5.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (76.52%) SQL
2 52 (45.22%) Java
3 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.43%) XPath
6 8 (6.96%) Perl
7 7 (6.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.22%) C#
9 3 (2.61%) C++
9 3 (2.61%) C
9 3 (2.61%) Python
10 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.74%) VBA
10 2 (1.74%) Korn
11 1 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.87%) PHP
11 1 (0.87%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (60.00%) Oracle
2 22 (19.13%) Business Objects
3 12 (10.43%) JBoss
3 12 (10.43%) IBM
4 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.09%) Interwoven
5 7 (6.09%) ATG
6 6 (5.22%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.35%) VMware
7 5 (4.35%) Blue Martini
7 5 (4.35%) Elastic Path
8 4 (3.48%) Facebook
8 4 (3.48%) Twitter
9 3 (2.61%) Northgate
9 3 (2.61%) Perforce
10 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.74%) Sun
10 2 (1.74%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.87%) Tableau
11 1 (0.87%) Hyperion