The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 25 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 87 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 16 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.38% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.64% 9.52% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 17
Median daily rate £419 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +19.40%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 345 336 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.05% 14.45% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 188 219
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Berkshire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Berkshire

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Berkshire

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Reading +10 6 £438 +9.37% 2
Newbury +4 2 £438 -
Maidenhead -4 1 £400 -
Slough -4 1 £325 -20.73%
Bracknell - 1 £325 - 2
Relational Database
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) Migration
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) Data Migration
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) ETL
4 12 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (27.50%) ERP
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (22.50%) Multithreading
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (22.50%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) CRM
8 8 (20.00%) SAP
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) IaaS
8 8 (20.00%) Complex ETL
8 8 (20.00%) PaaS
9 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (15.00%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) QA

Relational Database
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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) NetSuite
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.00%) IaaS
2 8 (20.00%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.50%) MySQL
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data
7 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.00%) IDOL
7 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.50%) DataStax
8 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.50%) OLAP
8 1 (2.50%) OLTP
8 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.50%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) Subversion
6 1 (2.50%) Trac
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Data Migration Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) Java EE
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) CSS3
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) DAO
4 1 (2.50%) EclipseLink
4 1 (2.50%) JAAS
4 1 (2.50%) JAXB
4 1 (2.50%) JSF
4 1 (2.50%) Laravel
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Migration
2 13 (32.50%) Data Migration
3 12 (30.00%) ETL
4 11 (27.50%) ERP
5 9 (22.50%) CRM
5 9 (22.50%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Complex ETL
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) C
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) R
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) IIBA
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) FATCA
3 1 (2.50%) IFRS
3 1 (2.50%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Informatica
3 4 (10.00%) Siebel
3 4 (10.00%) Trillium
4 3 (7.50%) hybris
5 2 (5.00%) Apttus
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.00%) Vertica
5 2 (5.00%) Zuora
6 1 (2.50%) Logi
6 1 (2.50%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata