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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 52 33 59
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 20 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.35% 3.07% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.81% 15.15% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate
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£391 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £482 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
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
256 99 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.12% 20.25% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 60 125
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 £274 +3.30%
Watford -5 2 £420 - 5
Stevenage - 2 £225 -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (73.53%) RDBMS
1 25 (73.53%) Java
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Spring
2 18 (52.94%) Ajax
3 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) Ant
3 17 (50.00%) JUnit
3 17 (50.00%) XML
4 16 (47.06%) Oracle
4 16 (47.06%) Web Services
4 16 (47.06%) Maven
5 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) Subversion
7 13 (38.24%) MVC
7 13 (38.24%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) UNIX
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) Eclipse
8 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
8 12 (35.29%) SOAP
8 12 (35.29%) MySQL
8 12 (35.29%) CSS
8 12 (35.29%) JSON
8 12 (35.29%) REST
9 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 10 (29.41%) JDBC
9 10 (29.41%) JSP
9 10 (29.41%) J2EE

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
3 8 (23.53%) MQSeries
3 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
4 7 (20.59%) CMS
5 3 (8.82%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) RDBMS
2 12 (35.29%) MySQL
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (11.76%) DB2
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.88%) BODI
7 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.94%) OLTP
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Ant
1 17 (50.00%) JUnit
2 16 (47.06%) Maven
3 13 (38.24%) Subversion
3 13 (38.24%) Eclipse
4 9 (26.47%) IntelliJ
4 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (26.47%) Mockito
5 7 (20.59%) Selenium
6 4 (11.76%) Log4j
7 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Business Objects Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Business Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Spring
1 18 (52.94%) Ajax
2 17 (50.00%) XML
3 16 (47.06%) Web Services
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
5 12 (35.29%) SOAP
5 12 (35.29%) CSS
5 12 (35.29%) JSON
5 12 (35.29%) REST
6 10 (29.41%) JDBC
6 10 (29.41%) JSP
6 10 (29.41%) J2EE
7 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
8 8 (23.53%) JMS
9 5 (14.71%) Struts
10 4 (11.76%) JPA
10 4 (11.76%) Dojo
10 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
10 4 (11.76%) XMLBeans
10 4 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.76%) Web 2.0
3 4 (11.76%) Replication
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) UNIX
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) HPUX
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 9 (26.47%) UML
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
4 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) ETL
6 7 (20.59%) OO
7 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) System Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Database Tuning
8 4 (11.76%) Content Management
8 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) XPath
3 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Business Objects
3 4 (11.76%) Interwoven
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Sun
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Blue Martini
6 1 (2.94%) ATG
6 1 (2.94%) Elastic Path
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