Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 289 291
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 90 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.54% 2.35% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 53
South East median daily rate £438 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +15.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £303
90th Percentile £620 £588 £488
England median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £41.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -

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 3,544 3,489 3,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.53% 21.48% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,298 2,210 2,133
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 93
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £17.56 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £49.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +31 38 £438 +26.81% 16
Berkshire +2 23 £500 +25.00% 11
Surrey -25 15 £550 +18.92% 8
Hampshire -38 15 £250 -46.24% 7
Buckinghamshire +19 13 £438 +38.89% 2
Kent - 12 £550 -
West Sussex +4 10 £388 +55.00% 1
Middlesex +13 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +3 2 £544 +11.54% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 90 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 48 (53.33%) SQL
3 45 (50.00%) Oracle
4 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
7 31 (34.44%) Unix
8 28 (31.11%) Linux
9 26 (28.89%) HTML
9 26 (28.89%) CSS
9 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
10 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
11 21 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (23.33%) Java
12 20 (22.22%) C#
12 20 (22.22%) Scrum
12 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 19 (21.11%) MVC
13 19 (21.11%) .NET
13 19 (21.11%) Python
14 17 (18.89%) DevOps
15 16 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (17.78%) Windows
15 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (17.78%) TDD
16 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (16.67%) Web Services
16 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (7.78%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.44%) LiveCycle
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.22%) AquaLogic
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.22%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.89%) SaaS
4 7 (7.78%) Serverless
5 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.56%) Azure Functions
6 5 (5.56%) GitHub
7 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (3.33%) IaaS
7 3 (3.33%) PaaS
8 2 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.22%) CloudBees
8 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.11%) Datadog
9 1 (1.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) VPN
2 5 (5.56%) HTTP
2 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) AMQP
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
4 24 (26.67%) NoSQL
5 13 (14.44%) Big Data
6 10 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.78%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (6.67%) Data Lake
9 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
9 6 (6.67%) MySQL
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (5.56%) CouchDB
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.44%) Apache Hive
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (4.44%) Redis
11 4 (4.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.11%) Subversion
4 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (8.89%) Maven
6 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.33%) ReSharper
9 3 (3.33%) Toad
10 2 (2.22%) JMeter
10 2 (2.22%) JUnit
10 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) DBA
4 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Python Developer
5 6 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.67%) Sybase DBA
5 6 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
5 6 (6.67%) UX Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Web UI/UX Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) CSS
1 26 (28.89%) HTML
2 19 (21.11%) .NET
3 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 15 (16.67%) Web Services
4 13 (14.44%) HTML5
4 13 (14.44%) jQuery
5 11 (12.22%) XML
6 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.11%) Sass
7 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (8.89%) Ajax
8 8 (8.89%) JSON
8 8 (8.89%) Spring
9 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.78%) J2EE
9 7 (7.78%) Kafka
9 7 (7.78%) REST
9 7 (7.78%) SAML
10 6 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) User Experience
2 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) PKI
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.11%) Blog
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Unix
2 28 (31.11%) Linux
3 16 (17.78%) Windows
4 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (22.22%) Scrum
4 19 (21.11%) MVC
5 17 (18.89%) DevOps
6 16 (17.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (17.78%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.33%) ETL
8 12 (13.33%) OO
9 11 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.11%) Web Development
11 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.89%) BDD
12 8 (8.89%) Kanban
13 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.78%) Logistics
13 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.78%) UML
13 7 (7.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) SQL
2 36 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.33%) Java
4 20 (22.22%) C#
5 19 (21.11%) Python
6 12 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
8 10 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
11 6 (6.67%) Scala
11 6 (6.67%) VBScript
12 5 (5.56%) C++
13 4 (4.44%) Go
13 4 (4.44%) TypeScript
14 3 (3.33%) Groovy
15 2 (2.22%) R
15 2 (2.22%) Ruby
15 2 (2.22%) SOQL
16 1 (1.11%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.11%) HDFS
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Terraform
2 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.78%) Puppet
3 7 (7.78%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.33%) Ansible
4 3 (3.33%) Packer
5 2 (2.22%) Kibana
5 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.11%) Grafana
6 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.11%) Oozie
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.11%) Suricata
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.67%) Sybase
5 5 (5.56%) Informatica
6 4 (4.44%) Adobe
6 4 (4.44%) Anite
6 4 (4.44%) Teradata
7 3 (3.33%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.22%) Google
8 2 (2.22%) Okta
8 2 (2.22%) Workday
9 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.11%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.11%) Qualys
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.11%) Tableau