Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 19 December 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 Management System (RDBMS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - +57 0
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.12% - 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.63% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Kent median daily rate £550 - £519
10th Percentile £469 - £368
90th Percentile £575 - £664
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.25

RDBMS 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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 95 162 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.68% 29.89% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 127 80
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £303 £288 £243
90th Percentile £575 £438 £534
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.66% +4.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year -22.22% +124.30% -21.14%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Kent

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Kent

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Maidstone - 4 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £475 -
RDBMS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 Kent region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 12 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) React
5 5 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
5 5 (41.67%) User Experience
5 5 (41.67%) Break/Fix
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Big Data
5 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) HTML

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (41.67%) Sybase DBA
2 5 (41.67%) UI Developer
2 5 (41.67%) UI/UX Developer
2 5 (41.67%) UX Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web UI Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web UI/UX Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) React
2 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Fluent NHibernate
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Break/Fix
2 5 (41.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Wireframes
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Anite
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft