Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -40
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 60 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.63% 1.82% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.09% 6.87% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 7 12
Essex median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -8.33%
10th Percentile £311 £222 £261
90th Percentile £600 £590 £550
East of England median daily rate £448 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +19.33% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 - £38.34
10th Percentile £41.63 - £27.80
90th Percentile £44.88 - £45.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £36.67

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 187 233 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.79% 26.57% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 149 169
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £310 £230 £235
90th Percentile £588 £495 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 30
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +17.74%
10th Percentile £26.09 £30.85 £18.53
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.00 £44.05
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -21.33% +17.19% +12.28%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Essex

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Essex

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Essex

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Essex

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Southend-on-Sea -7 36 £520 -3.70%
Brentwood - 9 £320 -
Witham - 2 £350 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Basildon - 1 £450 -
Relational Database
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 55 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (90.00%) TDD
3 51 (85.00%) Linux
4 48 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (73.33%) Middleware
6 41 (68.33%) HTTP
7 40 (66.67%) Test Automation
8 38 (63.33%) Jenkins
8 38 (63.33%) Mentoring
9 36 (60.00%) Kanban
9 36 (60.00%) Oracle
9 36 (60.00%) Scrum
10 34 (56.67%) TCP/IP
10 34 (56.67%) SSL
11 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
12 32 (53.33%) Java
12 32 (53.33%) JBoss
13 30 (50.00%) SOA
13 30 (50.00%) Coaching
14 28 (46.67%) DevOps
14 28 (46.67%) API Design
14 28 (46.67%) Configuration Management
14 28 (46.67%) Unix
15 27 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (43.33%) User Stories
16 26 (43.33%) Subversion
17 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
17 25 (41.67%) J2EE
17 25 (41.67%) Microservices
18 24 (40.00%) Open Source

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 32 (53.33%) JBoss
2 23 (38.33%) WebLogic
3 19 (31.67%) Apache
4 18 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.33%) Mule
8 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) IaaS
3 5 (8.33%) PaaS
3 5 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (68.33%) HTTP
2 34 (56.67%) SSL
2 34 (56.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.00%) MySQL
4 7 (11.67%) MariaDB
5 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Ingres
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (43.33%) Subversion
4 16 (26.67%) Maven
5 14 (23.33%) JUnit
6 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
7 10 (16.67%) Ant
8 9 (15.00%) JIRA
9 7 (11.67%) Gradle
9 7 (11.67%) JMeter
9 7 (11.67%) Mockito
10 3 (5.00%) LoadUI
11 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.33%) Selenium
12 1 (1.67%) AccuRev
12 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Architect
3 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (73.33%) Middleware
2 25 (41.67%) J2EE
3 24 (40.00%) XML
4 23 (38.33%) Web Services
5 19 (31.67%) HTML
6 18 (30.00%) CSS
6 18 (30.00%) REST
7 17 (28.33%) JAXB
7 17 (28.33%) JPA
8 16 (26.67%) SOAP
9 15 (25.00%) Struts
10 14 (23.33%) Java EE
10 14 (23.33%) Spring
11 11 (18.33%) JAX-RS
12 10 (16.67%) Ajax
12 10 (16.67%) JAX-WS
13 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
13 9 (15.00%) HTML5
13 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
14 8 (13.33%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Linux
2 28 (46.67%) Unix
3 27 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (31.67%) Mac OS X
5 9 (15.00%) Solaris
6 8 (13.33%) Windows
7 5 (8.33%) AIX
7 5 (8.33%) HPUX
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (90.00%) TDD
3 48 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 38 (63.33%) Mentoring
6 36 (60.00%) Kanban
6 36 (60.00%) Scrum
7 30 (50.00%) Coaching
7 30 (50.00%) SOA
8 28 (46.67%) API Design
8 28 (46.67%) Configuration Management
8 28 (46.67%) DevOps
9 26 (43.33%) User Stories
10 25 (41.67%) Microservices
10 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
11 24 (40.00%) Open Source
12 14 (23.33%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (21.67%) OO
14 11 (18.33%) Critical Success Factor
15 9 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) Java
2 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.67%) C
5 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (18.33%) Perl
7 8 (13.33%) Groovy
8 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.33%) XPath
9 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) C#
10 1 (1.67%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (31.67%) Puppet
2 17 (28.33%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) WSO2
3 9 (15.00%) CA
3 9 (15.00%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (8.33%) webMethods
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat