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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England / South East
Rank 193 219 228
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 52 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 2.42% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 34
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1587 1856 1705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.22% 20.13% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 1202 1032
Median daily rate £409 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.03 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.41 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £54.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +19 22 £363 -13.17%
Hampshire +10 13 £438 -16.06% 5
Berkshire +22 9 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £425 -15.00% 1
West Sussex - 3 £250 - 2
East Sussex +5 1 £330 +10.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £95 - 1
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 South East region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 95 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 65 (68.42%) Oracle
3 46 (48.42%) SQL
4 44 (46.32%) HTML
4 44 (46.32%) Linux
5 43 (45.26%) JavaScript
6 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database
8 32 (33.68%) Unix
9 28 (29.47%) Java
10 26 (27.37%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (25.26%) Shell Script
12 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
13 22 (23.16%) PL/SQL
13 22 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (23.16%) jQuery
14 21 (22.11%) Degree
14 21 (22.11%) XML
14 21 (22.11%) CSS
14 21 (22.11%) HTML5
15 19 (20.00%) SDLC
15 19 (20.00%) Finance
15 19 (20.00%) SQLPlus
16 17 (17.89%) Mentoring
17 16 (16.84%) Waterfall
17 16 (16.84%) Marketing
18 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
18 15 (15.79%) Project Management
18 15 (15.79%) Windows
19 14 (14.74%) TDD

RDBMS
Top Related 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 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.37%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.21%) JBoss
5 3 (3.16%) Confluence
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.05%) FileNet
7 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.05%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Internet
2 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
3 3 (3.16%) SAN
4 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 2 (2.11%) NAS
4 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database
3 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
4 22 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (20.00%) SQLPlus
6 8 (8.42%) Big Data
6 8 (8.42%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.32%) MySQL
8 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.26%) DB2
8 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.21%) Apache Hive
9 4 (4.21%) HBase
9 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.16%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (3.16%) Power BI
10 3 (3.16%) Redis
10 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
1 7 (7.37%) JUnit
2 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.26%) Maven
4 4 (4.21%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) Mockito
5 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.11%) Selenium
6 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.05%) Ant
7 1 (1.05%) Gradle
7 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.05%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.84%) Marketing
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 18 (18.95%) PL/SQL Developer
5 13 (13.68%) Java Developer
6 12 (12.63%) Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Integration Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Systems Developer
9 6 (6.32%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Campaign Manager
11 4 (4.21%) DBA
11 4 (4.21%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Scala Developer
12 3 (3.16%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.32%) HTML
2 22 (23.16%) jQuery
3 21 (22.11%) CSS
3 21 (22.11%) HTML5
3 21 (22.11%) XML
4 10 (10.53%) JSF
4 10 (10.53%) Web Services
5 8 (8.42%) Middleware
5 8 (8.42%) REST
6 7 (7.37%) J2EE
6 7 (7.37%) RESTful
6 7 (7.37%) Spring
7 6 (6.32%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.32%) Java EE
7 6 (6.32%) JMS
7 6 (6.32%) JSON
8 5 (5.26%) CSS3
8 5 (5.26%) JPA
8 5 (5.26%) JSP
8 5 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.32%) Linux
2 32 (33.68%) Unix
3 15 (15.79%) Windows
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.42%) Android
5 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.37%) AIX
7 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.16%) Solaris
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.11%) CentOS
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) SDLC
3 17 (17.89%) Mentoring
4 16 (16.84%) Waterfall
5 15 (15.79%) Project Management
5 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (14.74%) TDD
7 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
8 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.58%) Direct Marketing
10 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (8.42%) Android Development
12 8 (8.42%) iOS Development
13 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
13 7 (7.37%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.37%) Web Development
14 6 (6.32%) DevOps
14 6 (6.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) SQL
2 43 (45.26%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.47%) Java
4 24 (25.26%) Shell Script
5 22 (23.16%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.37%) Perl
6 7 (7.37%) Scala
7 6 (6.32%) Python
8 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.26%) R
9 4 (4.21%) PHP
10 3 (3.16%) VB
11 2 (2.11%) C#
11 2 (2.11%) Delphi
11 2 (2.11%) F#
12 1 (1.05%) Groovy
12 1 (1.05%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) CISSP
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.16%) RHCE
3 3 (3.16%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.11%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.05%) MCTS
5 1 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) IFRS
3 1 (1.05%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) HDFS
2 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.05%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 65 (68.42%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) Adobe
3 6 (6.32%) Cloudera
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) F5
5 3 (3.16%) hybris
5 3 (3.16%) Remedy
5 3 (3.16%) Teradata
6 2 (2.11%) Cognos
6 2 (2.11%) FatWire
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Informatica
6 2 (2.11%) Netezza
6 2 (2.11%) Splunk
6 2 (2.11%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) HP
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