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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 47 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 15 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.35% 3.89% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.34% 17.14% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
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£413 £308 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -17.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £483 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £20.33 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+99.75% -45.06%
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
145 175 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.76% 22.67% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 78
Average daily rate £425 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 April 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 21 April 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
Watford +3 6 £388 - 4
Rickmansworth - 2 £340 -
St Albans - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 3
Letchworth - - - -
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (61.54%) Oracle
1 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) UNIX
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) FTP
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
5 8 (30.77%) REST
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) IBM
6 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 6 (23.08%) Maximo
7 6 (23.08%) GIS
7 6 (23.08%) ESRI
7 6 (23.08%) Spring
7 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 6 (23.08%) JMS
7 6 (23.08%) SOA
7 6 (23.08%) ETL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Maximo
2 2 (7.69%) Magento
3 1 (3.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
1 6 (23.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
1 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) DTS
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 2 (7.69%) Moq
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Log4j
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Applications Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Java Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) SOAP
3 8 (30.77%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) Struts
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) JMS
4 6 (23.08%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
5 5 (19.23%) Java EE
5 5 (19.23%) RESTful
5 5 (19.23%) Struts2
5 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET
5 5 (19.23%) XSLT
6 4 (15.38%) XSL
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) GIS
2 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Clustering
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) EMV
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) HPUX
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) SOA
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 5 (19.23%) OWASP
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) VBScript
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) XQuery
8 1 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (3.85%) XPath
8 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (23.08%) ESRI
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
5 2 (7.69%) Zend
6 1 (3.85%) Elastic Path
6 1 (3.85%) Interwoven
6 1 (3.85%) Teradata
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Martini
6 1 (3.85%) ATG