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 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 130 117
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1081 941 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.51% 1.90% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.19% 8.73% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 640 617
Median daily rate £461 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Median hourly rate £13.47 £31.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.56% +10.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £16.23 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £40.95 £40.60
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 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 9662 10777 12050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.47% 21.81% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6383 7393 7989
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 168 180
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.67 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
London +21 557 £500 +4.71% 141
South East +54 213 £436 +9.06% 51
Yorkshire +25 80 £450 +5.88% 15
East of England +35 72 £447 +6.74% 26
North West +10 54 £400 +15.94% 34
South West +13 40 £425 +3.03% 19
East Midlands +2 32 £378 +7.85% 10
West Midlands -22 18 £413 +3.12% 13
North East +18 8 £395 -3.65% 4
Midlands - 1 £450 - 23
Relational Database
UK

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

1 1037 (50.19%) SQL
2 944 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
3 818 (39.59%) Java
4 749 (36.25%) Oracle
5 627 (30.35%) Linux
6 614 (29.72%) RDBMS
7 548 (26.52%) Finance
8 506 (24.49%) HTML
9 503 (24.35%) Git (software)
10 468 (22.65%) Python
11 459 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 449 (21.73%) SQL Server
13 442 (21.39%) Unix
14 432 (20.91%) CSS
15 409 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
16 393 (19.02%) TDD
17 381 (18.44%) Test Automation
18 376 (18.20%) Web Services
19 354 (17.13%) XML
20 348 (16.84%) Spring
21 337 (16.31%) Scrum
22 330 (15.97%) REST
23 317 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
24 315 (15.25%) Jenkins
25 309 (14.96%) OO
26 300 (14.52%) Configuration Management
27 273 (13.21%) HTTP
28 267 (12.92%) Web Development
29 261 (12.63%) SDLC
30 257 (12.44%) MySQL

Relational Database
Co-occurring 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
1 128 (6.20%) Apache
2 104 (5.03%) JBoss
3 102 (4.94%) Confluence
4 81 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 74 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 59 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 48 (2.32%) WebSphere
8 45 (2.18%) SharePoint
8 45 (2.18%) WebLogic
9 37 (1.79%) SAS
10 34 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 31 (1.50%) IIS
12 20 (0.97%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.77%) Apache Pig
13 16 (0.77%) CMS
14 15 (0.73%) nginx
15 14 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (0.58%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 88 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 49 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.44%) SPSS
5 8 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.19%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.097%) HipChat
7 2 (0.097%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.097%) Weka
8 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.048%) Mingle
8 1 (0.048%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.39%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.39%) FastStats
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
8 4 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.19%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.15%) Demantra
9 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.15%) SnowdropKCS
10 2 (0.097%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.097%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 123 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.36%) IaaS
4 22 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.97%) PaaS
6 17 (0.82%) GitHub
6 17 (0.82%) SaaS
7 16 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 10 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.19%) Heroku
12 4 (0.19%) Loggly
12 4 (0.19%) Route 53
12 4 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 273 (13.21%) HTTP
2 99 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 74 (3.58%) SSL
4 52 (2.52%) Internet
5 42 (2.03%) DNS
6 39 (1.89%) WAN
7 36 (1.74%) LAN
8 34 (1.65%) LDAP
9 17 (0.82%) DHCP
10 16 (0.77%) Extranet
11 15 (0.73%) FTP
12 14 (0.68%) SAN
13 13 (0.63%) Firewall
13 13 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (0.63%) SMTP
14 10 (0.48%) SSH
15 9 (0.44%) Intranet
16 8 (0.39%) NAS
17 7 (0.34%) Wireshark
18 6 (0.29%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (29.72%) RDBMS
2 449 (21.73%) SQL Server
3 257 (12.44%) MySQL
4 251 (12.15%) NoSQL
5 196 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
6 185 (8.95%) Oracle Database
7 153 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 151 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
9 132 (6.39%) Big Data
10 129 (6.24%) Hadoop
11 107 (5.18%) DB2
12 80 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 78 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 75 (3.63%) Redis
15 60 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 59 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 58 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
18 52 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
18 52 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
19 48 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 503 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 315 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 248 (12.00%) Subversion
4 189 (9.15%) JUnit
5 175 (8.47%) JIRA
6 151 (7.31%) Maven
7 88 (4.26%) Selenium
8 78 (3.78%) Gradle
9 74 (3.58%) Cucumber
10 68 (3.29%) TeamCity
11 62 (3.00%) Mockito
12 59 (2.86%) Ant
13 54 (2.61%) Eclipse
13 54 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 51 (2.47%) Visual Studio
15 47 (2.27%) Hudson
16 37 (1.79%) NUnit
17 33 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
18 23 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 22 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 548 (26.52%) Finance
2 256 (12.39%) Banking
3 125 (6.05%) Front Office
4 98 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 79 (3.82%) Marketing
6 67 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 67 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.61%) Retail
8 42 (2.03%) Legal
9 32 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.50%) Electronics
10 31 (1.50%) Publishing
11 22 (1.06%) Games
12 19 (0.92%) Back Office
13 17 (0.82%) Law
14 11 (0.53%) Advertising
15 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.39%) Automotive
16 8 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
17 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1105 (53.48%) Developer
2 412 (19.94%) Java Developer
3 372 (18.01%) Analyst
4 153 (7.41%) Architect
5 135 (6.53%) Systems Analyst
6 117 (5.66%) Scala Developer
7 115 (5.57%) Python Developer
8 110 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 82 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 81 (3.92%) SQL Developer
11 75 (3.63%) Oracle Analyst
12 71 (3.44%) Data Analyst
13 69 (3.34%) .NET Developer
14 68 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 67 (3.24%) Agile Developer
16 65 (3.15%) Consultant
17 63 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
18 61 (2.95%) Business Analyst
18 61 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
19 60 (2.90%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (24.49%) HTML
2 432 (20.91%) CSS
3 376 (18.20%) Web Services
4 354 (17.13%) XML
5 348 (16.84%) Spring
6 330 (15.97%) REST
7 229 (11.08%) HTML5
8 227 (10.99%) JSON
9 204 (9.87%) .NET
10 190 (9.20%) RESTful
11 166 (8.03%) AngularJS
12 150 (7.26%) Hibernate
13 147 (7.12%) Ajax
14 146 (7.07%) jQuery
15 136 (6.58%) SOAP
16 128 (6.20%) CSS3
17 125 (6.05%) Django
18 124 (6.00%) J2EE
19 112 (5.42%) JMS
20 110 (5.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 317 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.45%) User Experience
3 84 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 82 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (2.61%) Fixed Income
9 48 (2.32%) Derivative
10 45 (2.18%) Algorithms
11 44 (2.13%) Equities
12 38 (1.84%) Data Structures
13 28 (1.36%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.31%) Private Cloud
15 25 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
15 25 (1.21%) Replication
16 24 (1.16%) Market Risk
17 20 (0.97%) NHS
18 19 (0.92%) Fintech
19 18 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 627 (30.35%) Linux
2 442 (21.39%) Unix
3 205 (9.92%) Windows
4 117 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 81 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.74%) Solaris
8 30 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.02%) AIX
10 21 (1.02%) CentOS
11 17 (0.82%) Android
11 17 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.73%) HPUX
13 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.097%) Debian
16 2 (0.097%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
3 393 (19.02%) TDD
4 381 (18.44%) Test Automation
5 337 (16.31%) Scrum
6 309 (14.96%) OO
7 300 (14.52%) Configuration Management
8 267 (12.92%) Web Development
9 261 (12.63%) SDLC
10 256 (12.39%) DevOps
11 215 (10.41%) Data Modelling
12 210 (10.16%) MVC
13 198 (9.58%) ETL
13 198 (9.58%) Open Source
14 185 (8.95%) Data Analysis
15 179 (8.66%) Responsive Web Design
16 174 (8.42%) Web Design
17 173 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
18 170 (8.23%) Microservices
19 164 (7.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1037 (50.19%) SQL
2 818 (39.59%) Java
3 468 (22.65%) Python
4 459 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 254 (12.29%) C#
6 204 (9.87%) Scala
7 167 (8.08%) Ruby
8 140 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 139 (6.73%) Perl
10 133 (6.44%) Shell Script
11 82 (3.97%) R
12 81 (3.92%) PHP
13 71 (3.44%) T-SQL
14 69 (3.34%) C++
15 62 (3.00%) C
16 55 (2.66%) Bash Shell
17 49 (2.37%) PowerShell
18 42 (2.03%) VB
19 29 (1.40%) VBA
20 21 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 225 (10.89%) Degree
2 180 (8.71%) Security Cleared
3 119 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.92%) CISSP
7 16 (0.77%) ISEB
7 16 (0.77%) RHCE
7 16 (0.77%) RHCSA
8 15 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.34%) Siebel Certification
13 6 (0.29%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.24%) HNC
14 5 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.07%) QA
2 76 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.65%) MiFID
4 27 (1.31%) EMIR
5 25 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 21 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.39%) PMO
8 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.29%) SLA
9 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.19%) GAAP
10 4 (0.19%) GDPR
11 3 (0.15%) Basel II
11 3 (0.15%) GxP
11 3 (0.15%) HL7
11 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.097%) GCP
13 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 133 (6.44%) Docker
2 29 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.68%) HDFS
5 11 (0.53%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.34%) Xen
7 6 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.15%) LXC
9 3 (0.15%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.097%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.097%) vSphere
11 1 (0.048%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.048%) Firmware
11 1 (0.048%) NFS
11 1 (0.048%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 123 (5.95%) Puppet
2 97 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (4.65%) Ansible
4 43 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.97%) Terraform
6 14 (0.68%) Oozie
7 13 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.53%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.39%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.34%) Mesos
13 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.24%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (0.24%) Salt
15 4 (0.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 749 (36.25%) Oracle
2 212 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 107 (5.18%) Sybase
4 94 (4.55%) Google
5 81 (3.92%) SAP
6 67 (3.24%) Red Hat
7 66 (3.19%) IBM
8 53 (2.57%) Teradata
9 44 (2.13%) Informatica
10 40 (1.94%) Perforce
11 39 (1.89%) TIBCO
12 36 (1.74%) VMware
13 34 (1.65%) WSO2
14 33 (1.60%) Tableau
14 33 (1.60%) Talend
15 25 (1.21%) Netezza
16 24 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (1.11%) HP
18 20 (0.97%) Cognos
19 19 (0.92%) Murex
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Keyworth, Nottinghamshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £200- £250
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Rate: From £22,224 to £30,600 per annum depending on qualifications and expe
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
University of Essex
Rate: £29,301 - £32,004 per annum; Grade 8: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £22,128 - £28,746 pa
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago