Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 August 2019 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 42 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -3
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 21 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.38% 2.10% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.92% 14.52% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 1
Kent median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £363 £418 £413
90th Percentile £538 £483 £438
South East median daily rate £455 £475 £435
% change year-on-year -4.21% +9.20% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £15.90
% change year-on-year +35.80% +154.72% -56.44%

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 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 111 62 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.13% 14.49% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 86
Kent median daily rate £413 £418 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +22.79% -15.00%
10th Percentile £308 £312 £201
90th Percentile £636 £547 £400
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £62.00
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £40.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +19.23% +103.46% -44.62%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Kent

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Kent

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Kent over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Kent

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Kent

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Maidstone -6 5 £400 -5.88% 4
West Malling -1 3 £375 -21.05%
Relational Database
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) Power BI
4 9 (42.86%) Power Platform
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (33.33%) Data Guard
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (33.33%) Break/Fix
7 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) TDD

Relational Database
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Power Platform
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) IaaS
3 3 (14.29%) npm
3 3 (14.29%) NuGet
3 3 (14.29%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) Power BI
3 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (23.81%) Big Data
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (19.05%) SSDT
8 2 (9.52%) Data Lake
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (4.76%) DB2
9 1 (4.76%) GIS
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Bower
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Database Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) DBA
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) WPF Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Database Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Head of IT Development
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 5 (23.81%) SignalR
2 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (23.81%) WPF
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) MVVM
5 5 (23.81%) SOLID
5 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) OCP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Tableau
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) VMware