Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Database Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Database Engineer
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - +55 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Database Engineer 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.30% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median daily rate £375 - -
South West median daily rate £388 £350 -
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £110.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +233.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 421 479 451
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.52% 96.38% 97.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 275 275
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -8.85%
10th Percentile £165 £146 £170
90th Percentile £600 £563 £494
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 41
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +89.87% -5.95%
10th Percentile £9.58 £12.91 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £47.85 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%

Database Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Database Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Database Engineer in Devon

Database Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Engineer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Plymouth - 6 £375 -
Database Engineer
South West

Database Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Database Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring Database Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL

Database Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle