The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Relational Database
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.84% 0.31% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 3.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £513 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 57 32 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.88% 9.88% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 37
Median daily rate £475 £355 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.80% -15.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £39.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Bedfordshire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Bedfordshire

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Bedfordshire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 1 £475 -9.52% 1
Relational Database
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) IaaS
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (25.00%) JDBC
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Release Automation Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) JDBC
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) Release Automation
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat