The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
UK / England
Rank 95 118 100
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 985 974 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.39% 2.00% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.47% 8.94% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 655 717
Median daily rate £447 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Median hourly rate £13.95 £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.55% -6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.60 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £50.00 £77.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -26.62% -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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9405 10894 10659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.80% 22.39% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6392 7374 6918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 163 145
Median hourly rate £34.62 £34.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in England

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in England

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in England

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Relational Database in England

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +1 463 £500 - 132
South East +50 207 £450 +10.76% 56
Yorkshire +42 82 £395 -1.25% 21
East of England +18 47 £495 +23.75% 23
East Midlands +10 44 £338 +10.20% 10
South West -27 39 £330 -13.44% 26
North West -3 35 £375 +3.44% 32
North East -3 33 £423 +12.66% 1
West Midlands -10 29 £400 - 18
Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Relational Database
UK

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 862 (45.13%) SQL
2 835 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 782 (40.94%) Java
4 668 (34.97%) Oracle
5 641 (33.56%) Linux
6 567 (29.69%) RDBMS
7 529 (27.70%) HTML
8 495 (25.92%) JavaScript
9 471 (24.66%) SQL Server
9 471 (24.66%) Git (software)
10 433 (22.67%) Python
11 430 (22.51%) Finance
12 417 (21.83%) CSS
13 406 (21.26%) Unix
14 330 (17.28%) OO
15 322 (16.86%) Configuration Management
16 319 (16.70%) Web Services
17 316 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
18 314 (16.44%) XML
19 311 (16.28%) Jenkins
20 310 (16.23%) Spring
21 308 (16.13%) TDD
22 305 (15.97%) Scrum
23 293 (15.34%) REST
24 283 (14.82%) HTTP
25 262 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
26 242 (12.67%) Scala
27 229 (11.99%) NoSQL
28 226 (11.83%) Windows
29 223 (11.68%) Web Development

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 133 (6.96%) Apache Spark
2 123 (6.44%) Apache
3 108 (5.65%) Confluence
4 57 (2.98%) JBoss
5 56 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 52 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 50 (2.62%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.62%) WebSphere
8 47 (2.46%) Apache Pig
9 40 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 38 (1.99%) IIS
10 38 (1.99%) SAS
11 32 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
12 28 (1.47%) OpenStack
13 24 (1.26%) CMS
14 20 (1.05%) nginx
15 17 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.79%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
18 12 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 119 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.25%) MS Office
3 37 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.37%) SPSS
6 6 (0.31%) Weka
7 4 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.21%) MS Project
8 3 (0.16%) GIMP
8 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.052%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
2 22 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
3 17 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.42%) FastStats
7 7 (0.37%) Demantra
7 7 (0.37%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.37%) SnowdropKCS
8 6 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.21%) BASE24
10 4 (0.21%) Magento
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 138 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.36%) IaaS
4 30 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.26%) PaaS
6 21 (1.10%) GitHub
7 20 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
9 16 (0.84%) SaaS
10 12 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.42%) Loggly
14 8 (0.42%) Sumo Logic
15 7 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.21%) Slack
16 4 (0.21%) TestFlight
16 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 283 (14.82%) HTTP
2 88 (4.61%) TCP/IP
3 58 (3.04%) DNS
3 58 (3.04%) SSL
4 44 (2.30%) WAN
5 40 (2.09%) Internet
5 40 (2.09%) LAN
6 27 (1.41%) LDAP
7 23 (1.20%) DHCP
8 22 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (0.94%) Firewall
10 14 (0.73%) Extranet
11 10 (0.52%) SAN
12 9 (0.47%) FTP
13 8 (0.42%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.42%) Network Security
14 7 (0.37%) IPsec
15 6 (0.31%) Intranet
15 6 (0.31%) SMTP
16 5 (0.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (29.69%) RDBMS
2 471 (24.66%) SQL Server
3 229 (11.99%) NoSQL
4 223 (11.68%) MongoDB
5 221 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
6 201 (10.52%) Big Data
7 189 (9.90%) MySQL
8 188 (9.84%) Oracle Database
9 186 (9.74%) Hadoop
10 136 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
11 114 (5.97%) DB2
12 91 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 90 (4.71%) Apache Hive
14 85 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 69 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 62 (3.25%) Redis
16 62 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 58 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
18 56 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 53 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 471 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 311 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 205 (10.73%) Subversion
4 192 (10.05%) JIRA
5 161 (8.43%) JUnit
6 124 (6.49%) Maven
7 97 (5.08%) Selenium
8 85 (4.45%) Cucumber
9 72 (3.77%) Gradle
10 65 (3.40%) Eclipse
11 63 (3.30%) Ant
12 52 (2.72%) Hudson
13 45 (2.36%) Mockito
13 45 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (2.36%) TeamCity
14 34 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
15 29 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (1.52%) JBehave
16 25 (1.31%) IntelliJ
17 23 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 430 (22.51%) Finance
2 215 (11.26%) Banking
3 80 (4.19%) Marketing
4 71 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 69 (3.61%) Front Office
6 60 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.72%) Retail
8 45 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 40 (2.09%) Legal
10 26 (1.36%) Publishing
11 18 (0.94%) Back Office
12 16 (0.84%) Games
13 15 (0.79%) Law
14 14 (0.73%) Electronics
14 14 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.52%) Advertising
16 8 (0.42%) Automotive
16 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 976 (51.10%) Developer
2 364 (19.06%) Java Developer
3 288 (15.08%) Analyst
4 177 (9.27%) Architect
5 115 (6.02%) Senior Developer
6 105 (5.50%) Scala Developer
7 99 (5.18%) Systems Analyst
8 87 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 76 (3.98%) Oracle Analyst
10 75 (3.93%) Consultant
11 70 (3.66%) Agile Developer
12 62 (3.25%) Data Analyst
13 59 (3.09%) .NET Developer
13 59 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
14 58 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
14 58 (3.04%) SQL Analyst
15 56 (2.93%) C# Developer
15 56 (2.93%) Data Engineer
16 54 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
17 53 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (27.70%) HTML
2 417 (21.83%) CSS
3 319 (16.70%) Web Services
4 314 (16.44%) XML
5 310 (16.23%) Spring
6 293 (15.34%) REST
7 216 (11.31%) JSON
8 208 (10.89%) HTML5
9 182 (9.53%) .NET
10 172 (9.01%) AngularJS
11 151 (7.91%) jQuery
12 136 (7.12%) RESTful
13 135 (7.07%) Hibernate
14 124 (6.49%) Ajax
15 115 (6.02%) CSS3
15 115 (6.02%) SOAP
16 110 (5.76%) J2EE
17 99 (5.18%) Node.js
18 79 (4.14%) JMS
18 79 (4.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 262 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.14%) User Experience
3 77 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 64 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.77%) Data Structures
7 50 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 41 (2.15%) Derivative
9 38 (1.99%) Equities
9 38 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (1.94%) Replication
11 35 (1.83%) Data Centre
12 34 (1.78%) Fixed Income
13 26 (1.36%) Private Cloud
14 25 (1.31%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
16 18 (0.94%) Clustering
16 18 (0.94%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.94%) NHS
17 16 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 641 (33.56%) Linux
2 406 (21.26%) Unix
3 226 (11.83%) Windows
4 134 (7.02%) Mac OS X
5 56 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (2.77%) Windows Server
7 33 (1.73%) AIX
8 28 (1.47%) Android
8 28 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.41%) Solaris
10 21 (1.10%) CentOS
11 20 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.84%) HPUX
13 15 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.58%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.42%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.052%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (17.28%) OO
3 322 (16.86%) Configuration Management
4 316 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
5 308 (16.13%) TDD
6 305 (15.97%) Scrum
7 223 (11.68%) Web Development
8 204 (10.68%) Open Source
9 203 (10.63%) SDLC
10 197 (10.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 190 (9.95%) DevOps
11 190 (9.95%) Web Design
12 167 (8.74%) MVC
13 166 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
14 165 (8.64%) ETL
15 148 (7.75%) Data Analysis
16 143 (7.49%) Mentoring
17 141 (7.38%) BDD
18 139 (7.28%) Data Modelling
19 137 (7.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 862 (45.13%) SQL
2 782 (40.94%) Java
3 495 (25.92%) JavaScript
4 433 (22.67%) Python
5 242 (12.67%) Scala
6 202 (10.58%) C#
7 158 (8.27%) Ruby
8 139 (7.28%) Perl
9 124 (6.49%) Shell Script
10 104 (5.45%) PHP
10 104 (5.45%) R
11 93 (4.87%) PL/SQL
12 65 (3.40%) C++
13 56 (2.93%) T-SQL
14 53 (2.77%) C
15 47 (2.46%) Bash Shell
16 40 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 33 (1.73%) VB
18 23 (1.20%) Groovy
19 21 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 207 (10.84%) Degree
2 142 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 82 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (0.84%) ISEB
6 14 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.63%) PhD
8 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.37%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.26%) CISSP
10 5 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.21%) MCTS
11 4 (0.21%) RHCE
11 4 (0.21%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.29%) QA
2 58 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.57%) MiFID
4 29 (1.52%) EMIR
5 28 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 25 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 9 (0.47%) SLA
8 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.21%) Basel II
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.10%) FATCA
11 2 (0.10%) GDPR
11 2 (0.10%) PMO
11 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.10%) SDET
12 1 (0.052%) GxP
12 1 (0.052%) IFRS
12 1 (0.052%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 104 (5.45%) Docker
2 45 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.47%) HDFS
5 19 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (0.79%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.42%) vCloud
9 6 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.21%) LXC
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.16%) KVM
12 3 (0.16%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.16%) Xen
13 2 (0.10%) Cronacle
13 2 (0.10%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.10%) Varnish
13 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 131 (6.86%) Puppet
2 107 (5.60%) Ansible
3 99 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.31%) Hadoop YARN
5 22 (1.15%) Oozie
6 20 (1.05%) Nagios
7 15 (0.79%) Salt
7 15 (0.79%) Terraform
8 13 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.52%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.52%) Kibana
10 10 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 6 (0.31%) Control-M
12 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.31%) SCOM
12 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 668 (34.97%) Oracle
2 193 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 105 (5.50%) Sybase
4 72 (3.77%) Google
5 61 (3.19%) IBM
6 59 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 58 (3.04%) SAP
8 56 (2.93%) Teradata
9 55 (2.88%) VMware
10 48 (2.51%) Perforce
11 39 (2.04%) Tableau
12 34 (1.78%) Talend
13 32 (1.68%) Adobe
14 30 (1.57%) hybris
15 29 (1.52%) Informatica
15 29 (1.52%) Netezza
16 24 (1.26%) Atlassian
16 24 (1.26%) Splunk
17 23 (1.20%) TIBCO
18 22 (1.15%) Cognos
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Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AMS contingency
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Code Red Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
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Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Bluetownonline
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Rate: From £80,000 to £101,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Rate: Up to £425 per day
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London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
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Winchester, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
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Central London / West End
X4 Group
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