Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 296 315
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 75 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 2.51% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 34
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £315 £304 £268
90th Percentile £588 £484 £431
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
South East median hourly rate - £41.25 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.06% -5.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +14.29%

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 3535 3431 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.98% 20.45% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2061 2615
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £524
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 91 94
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +25.84%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.38
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +19 28 £465 +3.33% 1
Surrey -6 23 £500 +37.93% 2
Thames Valley -29 22 £315 -25.88% 6
Berkshire -17 12 £400 -5.88% 5
Buckinghamshire -23 6 £315 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £475 - 1
Middlesex +9 1 £545 +45.33%
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 75 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 53 (70.67%) SQL
3 52 (69.33%) Oracle
4 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (45.33%) Linux
6 33 (44.00%) Java
7 30 (40.00%) XML
8 28 (37.33%) Unix
9 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
10 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
11 22 (29.33%) Oracle Database
12 21 (28.00%) SDLC
12 21 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (22.67%) SAS
14 16 (21.33%) T-SQL
14 16 (21.33%) HTML
14 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
15 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 15 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
15 15 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
17 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
17 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
17 13 (17.33%) MySQL
18 12 (16.00%) Release Management
18 12 (16.00%) jQuery
19 11 (14.67%) Oracle OLAP
19 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
19 11 (14.67%) Open Source

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 17 (22.67%) SAS
2 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (13.33%) JBoss
3 10 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.33%) Apache
5 6 (8.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.00%) nginx
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.33%) IaaS
3 7 (9.33%) PaaS
4 6 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Firewall
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
1 4 (5.33%) Network Security
2 3 (4.00%) SSL
2 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.33%) AMQP
3 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
3 22 (29.33%) Oracle Database
4 21 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 13 (17.33%) MySQL
7 11 (14.67%) OLAP
7 11 (14.67%) Oracle OLAP
7 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (14.67%) SQLPlus
8 9 (12.00%) Big Data
8 9 (12.00%) Hadoop
8 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (8.00%) Apache Hive
9 6 (8.00%) Datazen
9 6 (8.00%) Impala
9 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) ProC
3 5 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 4 (5.33%) Maven
5 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.67%) Hudson
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Gradle
7 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.33%) NUnit
7 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Local Government
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Systems Developer
3 17 (22.67%) SQL Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (14.67%) SAS Developer
5 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Integration Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Data Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Database Developer
9 4 (5.33%) DBA
9 4 (5.33%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.33%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) XML
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
3 12 (16.00%) jQuery
4 9 (12.00%) Middleware
5 8 (10.67%) Web Services
6 7 (9.33%) .NET
6 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.33%) ADO.NET
6 7 (9.33%) HTML5
6 7 (9.33%) JMS
6 7 (9.33%) JSON
7 6 (8.00%) ADO
7 6 (8.00%) CSS
7 6 (8.00%) ODBC
7 6 (8.00%) OLE
7 6 (8.00%) OLE DB
7 6 (8.00%) Spring
8 4 (5.33%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (5.33%) JSP
8 4 (5.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Linux
2 28 (37.33%) Unix
3 11 (14.67%) AIX
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 21 (28.00%) SDLC
4 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.00%) Release Management
6 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (14.67%) Open Source
6 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (12.00%) System Testing
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) ETL
9 6 (8.00%) Analytics
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (8.00%) OO
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) CRM
11 4 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) SQL
2 33 (44.00%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) T-SQL
4 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
6 13 (17.33%) PL/SQL
7 11 (14.67%) Python
8 8 (10.67%) C#
9 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
10 6 (8.00%) C
10 6 (8.00%) C++
10 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
11 4 (5.33%) Perl
11 4 (5.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.33%) Groovy
13 1 (1.33%) Scala
13 1 (1.33%) XAML
13 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) CISSP
2 4 (5.33%) RHCE
2 4 (5.33%) RHCSA
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Oozie
2 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.00%) Ansible
4 3 (4.00%) Ganglia
4 3 (4.00%) Graphite
4 3 (4.00%) Nagios
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.00%) StatsD
4 3 (4.00%) Terraform
4 3 (4.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.33%) Kibana
5 1 (1.33%) logstash
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Sybase
3 4 (5.33%) IBM
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.00%) BEA
4 3 (4.00%) Pega
4 3 (4.00%) Splunk
4 3 (4.00%) Vitria
5 1 (1.33%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.33%) Remedy
5 1 (1.33%) TEOCO