The first table below looks at the demand for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 16 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 Essex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 42 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 24 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.07% 1.18% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.27% 5.75% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate £400 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £269 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £289 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.33% -15.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.24% 20.52% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 40 32
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Average hourly rate £35.20 £28.00 £26.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £22.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.08 £37.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 16 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
Brentwood -6 3 £400 - 1
Basildon - 3 - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 4
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 41 (91.11%) SQL
2 33 (73.33%) Oracle
3 28 (62.22%) HTML
4 25 (55.56%) Java
4 25 (55.56%) CSS
5 24 (53.33%) UNIX
6 22 (48.89%) Linux
7 21 (46.67%) PL/SQL
8 20 (44.44%) Web Services
9 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (40.00%) Web Development
11 16 (35.56%) MySQL
11 16 (35.56%) JAX-RPC
11 16 (35.56%) Mac OS X
11 16 (35.56%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
13 12 (26.67%) JBoss
13 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
13 12 (26.67%) TDD
13 12 (26.67%) Scrum
14 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
14 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (24.44%) Spring
14 11 (24.44%) Struts2
14 11 (24.44%) Struts
14 11 (24.44%) XML
14 11 (24.44%) J2EE
14 11 (24.44%) Business Objects
15 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
15 10 (22.22%) JPA

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.22%) SNMP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) MySQL
2 12 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.78%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (13.33%) DTS
5 6 (13.33%) Ingres
6 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) XDoclet
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Business Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Business Objects Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.22%) Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) CSS
3 20 (44.44%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) JAX-RPC
5 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
5 11 (24.44%) Spring
5 11 (24.44%) Struts2
5 11 (24.44%) Struts
5 11 (24.44%) XML
5 11 (24.44%) J2EE
6 10 (22.22%) JPA
7 7 (15.56%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) XHTML
8 6 (13.33%) EJB
8 6 (13.33%) HTML5
9 5 (11.11%) REST
9 5 (11.11%) CSS3
10 4 (8.89%) JSON
11 3 (6.67%) JAAS
11 3 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.89%) Social Media
4 2 (4.44%) AS400
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) UNIX
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Mac OS X
4 8 (17.78%) Windows
5 6 (13.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Web Development
2 12 (26.67%) TDD
2 12 (26.67%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.78%) OO
5 8 (17.78%) Time Management
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (13.33%) RUP
7 6 (13.33%) SOA
7 6 (13.33%) Service Management
8 5 (11.11%) Validation
9 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Web Design
10 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) ETL
10 3 (6.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) PL/SQL
4 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) JBoss
3 11 (24.44%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.89%) Facebook
4 4 (8.89%) Twitter
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Northgate
6 1 (2.22%) Perforce
6 1 (2.22%) FatWire
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) IBM