Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 14 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)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 288 277
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11 +49
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 74 87 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 2.50% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 45
South East median daily rate £444 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +15.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £315 £305
90th Percentile £575 £588 £488
England median daily rate £525 £525 £454
% change year-on-year - +15.77% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.25
10th Percentile £46.25 - £37.88
90th Percentile £48.75 - £43.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -37.14% -16.67% +5.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,665 3,481 3,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.69% 20.70% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,371 2,231 1,921
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £565 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 46 77
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +119.51% -22.64%
10th Percentile £18.26 £13.13 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.45 £49.38 £50.15
England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.76% +19.09% -

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the South East over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the South East

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 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
Thames Valley +18 27 £438 +38.89% 14
Berkshire -8 19 £450 -10.00% 6
Surrey -27 19 £550 +6.69% 7
Kent - 12 £550 -
Hampshire -37 8 £325 -31.58% 5
West Sussex - 7 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire +21 6 £438 +38.89% 2
Middlesex +17 4 - -
Oxfordshire +10 3 £369 -18.06% 6
East Sussex -14 1 - - 1
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 South East region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 74 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 41 (55.41%) SQL
3 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
4 30 (40.54%) Oracle
5 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (35.14%) Unix
7 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
8 24 (32.43%) Linux
9 22 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (27.03%) Oracle Database
11 19 (25.68%) CSS
11 19 (25.68%) HTML
11 19 (25.68%) .NET
12 18 (24.32%) Python
12 18 (24.32%) MVC
12 18 (24.32%) NoSQL
13 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
13 17 (22.97%) Windows
14 16 (21.62%) C#
15 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.27%) HTML5
15 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (20.27%) DevOps
16 14 (18.92%) Big Data
16 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (18.92%) jQuery
16 14 (18.92%) T-SQL
17 13 (17.57%) Scrum
17 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (17.57%) AngularJS

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.76%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) Mule
4 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.81%) SaaS
4 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.76%) Azure Functions
5 5 (6.76%) GitHub
5 5 (6.76%) Serverless
6 3 (4.05%) IaaS
6 3 (4.05%) PaaS
7 2 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.35%) Datadog
8 1 (1.35%) NuGet
8 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 6 (8.11%) VPN
2 4 (5.41%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
3 20 (27.03%) Oracle Database
4 18 (24.32%) NoSQL
5 14 (18.92%) Big Data
6 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.46%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (9.46%) Data Lake
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.76%) MySQL
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.41%) Apache Hive
10 4 (5.41%) CouchDB
10 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.81%) Subversion
3 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.41%) Toad
7 3 (4.05%) Maven
7 3 (4.05%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.35%) Ant
9 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) .NET Developer
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Developer
3 9 (12.16%) DBA
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.11%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Sybase DBA
5 6 (8.11%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.11%) UI/UX Developer
5 6 (8.11%) UX Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Web UI Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Web UI/UX Developer
6 5 (6.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) .NET
1 19 (25.68%) CSS
1 19 (25.68%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) HTML5
3 14 (18.92%) jQuery
4 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
5 12 (16.22%) Web Services
6 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.16%) XML
9 8 (10.81%) Sass
10 7 (9.46%) Ajax
10 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.46%) Kafka
10 7 (9.46%) SAML
11 6 (8.11%) CSS3
11 6 (8.11%) JSON
11 6 (8.11%) React
12 5 (6.76%) REST
12 5 (6.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.76%) PKI
5 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.35%) Blog
7 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Life Science
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Unix
2 24 (32.43%) Linux
3 17 (22.97%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (24.32%) MVC
4 15 (20.27%) DevOps
5 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (17.57%) Scrum
7 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (16.22%) TDD
8 11 (14.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (12.16%) Open Source
9 9 (12.16%) Web Development
10 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.46%) ETL
11 7 (9.46%) OO
12 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
12 6 (8.11%) Kanban
12 6 (8.11%) Logistics
12 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) Python
4 16 (21.62%) C#
5 14 (18.92%) T-SQL
6 12 (16.22%) Java
7 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
7 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
9 8 (10.81%) Scala
10 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (5.41%) C++
11 4 (5.41%) R
11 4 (5.41%) Ruby
12 3 (4.05%) Perl
12 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.70%) SOQL
13 2 (2.70%) VBScript
14 1 (1.35%) C
14 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Docker
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.35%) HDFS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
1 7 (9.46%) Single Sign-On
1 7 (9.46%) Terraform
2 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.35%) Grafana
3 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Oozie
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) Packer
3 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.35%) Suricata
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.11%) Sybase
5 5 (6.76%) Informatica
6 4 (5.41%) Teradata
7 3 (4.05%) Anite
7 3 (4.05%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.70%) Okta
8 2 (2.70%) Tableau
8 2 (2.70%) Workday
9 1 (1.35%) Qualys
9 1 (1.35%) Splunk
9 1 (1.35%) VMware