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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 53 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 10 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.56% 5.01% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.58% 24.16% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 4
Average daily rate
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£364 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
+131.42% -43.67%
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
152 149 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.68% 20.72% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 79 105
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 £265 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.89 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £260 -45.26% 1
Watford +4 2 £394 - 3
Rickmansworth - 2 £340 - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) UNIX
3 16 (53.33%) RDBMS
4 15 (50.00%) Web Services
4 15 (50.00%) XML
5 14 (46.67%) Scrum
6 13 (43.33%) MVC
6 13 (43.33%) Finance
6 13 (43.33%) Spring
6 13 (43.33%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) Java
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle
7 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (36.67%) Maven
8 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
9 10 (33.33%) SOAP
9 10 (33.33%) Linux
9 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 10 (33.33%) REST
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
10 9 (30.00%) BDD
10 9 (30.00%) CSS
10 9 (30.00%) Ajax
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) Subversion
11 8 (26.67%) JDBC
11 8 (26.67%) Ant
11 8 (26.67%) JUnit
11 8 (26.67%) MySQL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (26.67%) Apache
1 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) RDBMS
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (26.67%) MySQL
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) DTS
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Maven
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (26.67%) Mockito
3 8 (26.67%) Ant
3 8 (26.67%) JUnit
3 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 8 (26.67%) IntelliJ
3 8 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Selenium
4 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
6 2 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Local Government
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) XML Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
1 15 (50.00%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) Spring
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) SOAP
3 10 (33.33%) REST
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Ajax
5 8 (26.67%) JDBC
6 7 (23.33%) JSP
6 7 (23.33%) JSON
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET
8 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (13.33%) Java EE
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) Struts2
9 4 (13.33%) Struts
9 4 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Open Source
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) EMV
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) MVC
4 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
5 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) OWASP
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
9 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
9 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Use Case
9 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) VBScript
5 5 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.67%) C++
8 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.67%) XQuery
9 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 4 (13.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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