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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 100 108
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 21 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.15% 1.09% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.64% 8.13% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 18
Median daily rate £400 £356 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +2.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.26% -84.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -7.14%  

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 275 332 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.04% 13.36% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 215 213
Median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £11.56 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.83% -79.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 9 £394 +12.50% 4
Maidenhead - 4 £338 - 2
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Relational Database
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 24 (52.17%) RDBMS
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.96%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) ETL
5 15 (32.61%) ERP
5 15 (32.61%) Migration
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (30.43%) Oracle
6 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
7 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
7 13 (28.26%) CRM
7 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (26.09%) PaaS
8 12 (26.09%) IaaS
8 12 (26.09%) Complex ETL
9 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (19.57%) HTML
10 9 (19.57%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) Degree
10 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.39%) CSS

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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) GIMP
3 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (26.09%) IaaS
2 12 (26.09%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) RDBMS
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.17%) DataStax
7 1 (2.17%) DB2
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.17%) OLAP
7 1 (2.17%) OLTP
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Power BI
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 3 (6.52%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Trac
6 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Data Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Data Migration Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Migration Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) XML
4 5 (10.87%) JSON
4 5 (10.87%) Middleware
5 4 (8.70%) CSS3
5 4 (8.70%) DAO
5 4 (8.70%) GWT
5 4 (8.70%) HTML5
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) JSF
5 4 (8.70%) RichFaces
6 3 (6.52%) .NET
6 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) Java EE
7 2 (4.35%) Web Services
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ETL
2 15 (32.61%) ERP
2 15 (32.61%) Migration
3 13 (28.26%) CRM
3 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
3 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
4 12 (26.09%) Complex ETL
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 8 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Line Management
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.87%) Web Development
11 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) Delphi
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) IFRS
2 1 (2.17%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Pingdom
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) hybris
5 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.17%) New Relic
5 1 (2.17%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) VMware