The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.49% 1.19% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.40% 6.22% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £394 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 119 193 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.79% 19.15% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 128 98
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Reading

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Reading

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Reading

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) IaaS
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Complex ETL
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) IaaS
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) DataStax
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP
4 1 (8.33%) OLTP
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) DAO
3 1 (8.33%) GWT
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) JSF
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Complex ETL
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) IFRS
1 1 (8.33%) IFRS 9
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata