The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 54 26 53
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 17 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 5.15% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.76% 19.57% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Average daily rate
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£379 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.59%
Relational Database
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
219 138 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.70% 26.34% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 87 150
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 3 £290 -
Watford -4 2 £420 - 6
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 31 (75.61%) RDBMS
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 26 (63.41%) Java
4 22 (53.66%) Oracle
5 19 (46.34%) XML
6 18 (43.90%) Ant
6 18 (43.90%) Ajax
7 17 (41.46%) JUnit
7 17 (41.46%) Finance
8 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
8 15 (36.59%) Spring
9 14 (34.15%) J2EE
9 14 (34.15%) Eclipse
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle Database
10 13 (31.71%) HTML
10 13 (31.71%) Web Services
10 13 (31.71%) UNIX
10 13 (31.71%) Linux
10 13 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (31.71%) Subversion
10 13 (31.71%) Maven
11 12 (29.27%) UML
12 11 (26.83%) Business Objects
12 11 (26.83%) JSP
12 11 (26.83%) OO
12 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
12 11 (26.83%) JMS
13 10 (24.39%) JDBC
13 10 (24.39%) MVC
13 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
2 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
3 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
4 6 (14.63%) Apache
4 6 (14.63%) CMS
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (7.32%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (75.61%) RDBMS
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle Database
3 13 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (21.95%) MySQL
5 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
5 8 (19.51%) Data Mart
5 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
6 7 (17.07%) DB2
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) BODI
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.44%) OLTP
9 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Ant
2 17 (41.46%) JUnit
3 14 (34.15%) Eclipse
4 13 (31.71%) Subversion
4 13 (31.71%) Maven
5 7 (17.07%) Log4j
6 6 (14.63%) Selenium
6 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 6 (14.63%) Mockito
6 6 (14.63%) IntelliJ
7 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 7 (17.07%) Marketing
3 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (14.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Business Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 18 (43.90%) Ajax
3 15 (36.59%) Spring
4 14 (34.15%) J2EE
5 13 (31.71%) HTML
5 13 (31.71%) Web Services
6 11 (26.83%) JSP
6 11 (26.83%) JMS
7 10 (24.39%) JDBC
8 9 (21.95%) SOAP
8 9 (21.95%) CSS
8 9 (21.95%) JSON
8 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
8 9 (21.95%) REST
9 8 (19.51%) Struts
9 8 (19.51%) Servlets
10 7 (17.07%) XSLT
10 7 (17.07%) XMLBeans
11 5 (12.20%) Spring MVC
12 4 (9.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Visualisation
2 7 (17.07%) Informatics
2 7 (17.07%) N-Tier
2 7 (17.07%) Web 2.0
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) UNIX
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) HPUX
2 7 (17.07%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) UML
2 11 (26.83%) OO
3 10 (24.39%) MVC
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Analytics
4 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
4 9 (21.95%) ETL
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) System Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Content Management
7 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
7 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.63%) BDD
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.76%) RAD
9 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.76%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 26 (63.41%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) XPath
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Business Objects
3 7 (17.07%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) Interwoven
4 5 (12.20%) ATG
5 4 (9.76%) Blue Martini
5 4 (9.76%) Elastic Path
6 3 (7.32%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Tableau