Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 104 117
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +19
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 62 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.57% 1.31% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.92% 6.93% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 37
Berkshire median daily rate £456 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.12% +26.39%
10th Percentile £369 £303 £320
90th Percentile £683 £485 £488
South East median daily rate £475 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £15.90 £36.50
% change year-on-year +154.72% -56.44% +40.05%

Relational Database 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 695 721 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.64% 18.83% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 403 416
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £291
90th Percentile £596 £573 £556
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +9.17% +0.19% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +371.05% - -50.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.13 £47.95 £14.50
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.30 £36.75
% change year-on-year +109.90% -47.50% +47.00%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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 6 months to 15 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 -7 23 £438 +19.86% 9
Bracknell +4 11 £220 -20.72% 4
Maidenhead -5 8 - - 1
Newbury -5 7 £488 +11.43%
Slough -1 3 - - 4
Relational Database
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 27 (43.55%) RDBMS
2 25 (40.32%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Linux
4 21 (33.87%) Unix
4 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.26%) Windows
6 19 (30.65%) Analytics
7 18 (29.03%) Oracle
8 17 (27.42%) XML
8 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 15 (24.19%) Python
11 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
12 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
12 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
12 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
12 12 (19.35%) SoapUI
12 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (17.74%) SOAP
13 11 (17.74%) DevOps
13 11 (17.74%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.13%) Data Modelling
14 10 (16.13%) RESTful
15 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
15 9 (14.52%) .NET
15 9 (14.52%) MySQL

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 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.61%) Documentum
3 1 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) FileNet
3 1 (1.61%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Liferay
3 1 (1.61%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.61%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (14.52%) Serverless
4 7 (11.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (8.06%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (8.06%) Azure Functions
5 5 (8.06%) GitHub
5 5 (8.06%) SaaS
6 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.23%) CloudBees
6 2 (3.23%) Firebase
6 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.61%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) RDBMS
2 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 11 (17.74%) Cosmos DB
4 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (14.52%) Big Data
5 9 (14.52%) MySQL
6 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
7 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (9.68%) Data Lake
8 6 (9.68%) HDInsight
9 5 (8.06%) Power BI
10 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.84%) DB2
11 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
11 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
12 2 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.35%) SoapUI
3 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.06%) JUnit
5 5 (8.06%) Subversion
5 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.45%) Maven
7 3 (4.84%) Ant
7 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.84%) Selenium
7 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.84%) XMLSpy
8 2 (3.23%) AnthillPro
8 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.23%) JIRA
8 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Games
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) French Language
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Integration Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Integration Test Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) ETL Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Python Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Talend Developer
5 5 (8.06%) CRM Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) XML
2 11 (17.74%) SOAP
3 10 (16.13%) RESTful
4 9 (14.52%) .NET
5 8 (12.90%) JSON
5 8 (12.90%) REST
5 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 7 (11.29%) HTML
7 5 (8.06%) CSS
7 5 (8.06%) J2EE
7 5 (8.06%) SAML
8 4 (6.45%) Java EE
8 4 (6.45%) Middleware
8 4 (6.45%) Node.js
8 4 (6.45%) Spring
9 3 (4.84%) Java EE 5
9 3 (4.84%) JAX-WS
9 3 (4.84%) JNDI
9 3 (4.84%) jQuery
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Smart Meter
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.23%) Blog
6 2 (3.23%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Unix
3 20 (32.26%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (3.23%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Analytics
3 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 11 (17.74%) DevOps
5 10 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (12.90%) ETL
7 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (12.90%) TDD
8 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.68%) BDD
9 6 (9.68%) Data Integration
9 6 (9.68%) Microservices
9 6 (9.68%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) SOA
10 5 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) SQL
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) Python
5 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.90%) C#
7 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.06%) C++
7 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.45%) Go
8 4 (6.45%) R
8 4 (6.45%) Scala
9 3 (4.84%) C
9 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.23%) GCP
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.29%) Puppet
2 7 (11.29%) Terraform
3 5 (8.06%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.23%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) Kibana
4 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.23%) Packer
5 1 (1.61%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Talend
4 6 (9.68%) Adobe
5 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.45%) Google
7 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.23%) Tableau
7 2 (3.23%) Teradata
8 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.61%) Dataiku
8 1 (1.61%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.61%) FatWire
8 1 (1.61%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.61%) MapR
8 1 (1.61%) OpenText
8 1 (1.61%) Xerox