Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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 Management System (RDBMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 140 136
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 26 15 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.39% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.73% 2.02% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 24
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £376 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -2.90% +15.67%
10th Percentile £325 £294 £315
90th Percentile £700 £513 £488
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £29.50 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.54% -26.25% +20.30%

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 697 742 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.59% 19.17% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 416 417
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £300 £297
90th Percentile £593 £575 £556
South East median daily rate £438 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +8.56% +0.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +368.42% - -56.82%
10th Percentile £10.85 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £60.75 £48.00 £15.35
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
% change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Berkshire

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Berkshire

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in Berkshire

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Berkshire

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 12 £438 +12.90% 2
Bracknell - 8 £220 -
Maidenhead -11 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
RDBMS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 26 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) Puppet
7 7 (26.92%) Docker
7 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (26.92%) Terraform
7 7 (26.92%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (26.92%) Serverless
7 7 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 6 (23.08%) REST
8 6 (23.08%) MySQL
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Logistics
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) PKI
9 5 (19.23%) JSON
9 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (26.92%) Serverless
4 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (19.23%) Azure Functions
4 5 (19.23%) GitHub
4 5 (19.23%) SaaS
5 3 (11.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (7.69%) CloudBees
6 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (3.85%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 7 (26.92%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (7.69%) CouchDB
7 2 (7.69%) Data Lake
7 2 (7.69%) HDInsight
7 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.85%) DB2
8 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.85%) OLTP
8 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) XMLSpy
5 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) NUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) REST
2 5 (19.23%) JSON
2 5 (19.23%) SAML
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) EJB
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE 5
3 3 (11.54%) JAX-WS
3 3 (11.54%) JDBC
3 3 (11.54%) JMS
3 3 (11.54%) JNDI
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XSD
3 3 (11.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Logistics
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Microservices
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) Data Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Go
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) R
6 3 (11.54%) Scala
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Groovy
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.69%) GCP
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) Kibana
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.69%) Packer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 2 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (3.85%) BEA
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Dataiku
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.85%) RapidMiner
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau