The first table below looks at the demand for the Database Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Designer
Rank 580 538 579
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Database Designer 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate £413 £310 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.17% -2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £399 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £310 £268
% change year-on-year
+33.17% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Database Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Designer within the UK.

Database Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Database Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Designer within the UK.

Database Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Designer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -86 7 £413 +33.17% 1
South West - 4 £413 -
London -21 3 £600 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Database Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Designer in their job title 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 with Database Designer in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) LAMP
5 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) UML
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (11.11%) Windows
8 2 (11.11%) AIX
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Toad
8 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) Perl
8 2 (11.11%) Sybase
8 2 (11.11%) DB2
8 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Database Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Designer in their job title 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 with Database Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) DB2
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) FindBugs
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (11.11%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Symfony
4 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Security
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
1 5 (27.78%) ETL
2 2 (11.11%) UML
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.56%) OWASP
3 1 (5.56%) Database Security
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) GIAC
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.56%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft