Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 22 October 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 133 140
Rank change year-on-year +27 +7 -29
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 63 255 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 1.85% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 9.12% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 151 178
Median daily rate £475 £425 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.29% +11.47%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £315
90th Percentile £600 £556 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +18.18% +54.41%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +36.44%

Relational Database 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 668 2,797 3,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.83% 20.33% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 1,702 2,318
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £313
90th Percentile £623 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 88 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.07 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.19% +0.19% +22.81%
10th Percentile £15.10 £15.23 £17.56
90th Percentile £55.55 £75.25 £57.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% - +1.64%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Relational Database in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Relational Database in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Relational Database in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Relational Database in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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 +21 24 £475 +18.75% 7
Thames Valley +57 19 £453 +6.50% 30
West Sussex +53 12 £550 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +37 11 £439 +46.27% 3
Berkshire +48 7 £513 +32.26% 12
Surrey +35 5 £225 -53.51% 4
Oxfordshire +40 1 £325 -27.78% 15
Kent +19 1 £450 -5.26%
Sussex +8 1 £550 -
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 30 (47.62%) SQL
2 26 (41.27%) ETL
3 23 (36.51%) Oracle
3 23 (36.51%) Java
4 22 (34.92%) Python
5 21 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
7 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
7 19 (30.16%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
10 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
11 15 (23.81%) AWS
11 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
11 15 (23.81%) RDBMS
12 14 (22.22%) Big Data
13 13 (20.63%) Scala
13 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
14 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 11 (17.46%) MySQL
15 11 (17.46%) IBM
15 11 (17.46%) Linux
15 11 (17.46%) Azure
15 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
15 11 (17.46%) REST
16 10 (15.87%) Data Engineering
16 10 (15.87%) JSON

Relational Database
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 9 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.35%) Confluence
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.76%) Magento
3 2 (3.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) AWS
2 11 (17.46%) Azure
3 7 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.35%) Coveralls
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.76%) GCP
5 3 (4.76%) npm
6 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.59%) IaaS
6 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.59%) PaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) HTTP
3 4 (6.35%) SSL
4 3 (4.76%) DSL
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.59%) IPsec
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) SMTP
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) RDBMS
2 14 (22.22%) Big Data
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 11 (17.46%) MySQL
4 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
5 9 (14.29%) DataStage
5 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 8 (12.70%) Apache Hive
6 8 (12.70%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (12.70%) Impala
7 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.76%) Redis
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.17%) OLAP
9 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) Maven
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
4 6 (9.52%) SonarQube
5 5 (7.94%) JUnit
6 4 (6.35%) Ant
6 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.35%) Gradle
6 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.35%) Toad
7 3 (4.76%) Grunt
7 3 (4.76%) Mocha
7 3 (4.76%) webpack
8 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.17%) GitLab
8 2 (3.17%) JMeter
8 2 (3.17%) Selenium
9 1 (1.59%) Firebug
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Data Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Data Modeller
4 5 (7.94%) Designer
4 5 (7.94%) ETL Designer
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Data Modeller
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Designer
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Data Scientist
5 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) DBA
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Scala Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) REST
2 10 (15.87%) CSS
2 10 (15.87%) HTML
2 10 (15.87%) JSON
3 9 (14.29%) React
4 8 (12.70%) Node.js
5 7 (11.11%) Web Services
6 5 (7.94%) RESTful
6 5 (7.94%) Spring Boot
7 4 (6.35%) .NET
7 4 (6.35%) Ajax
7 4 (6.35%) CSS3
7 4 (6.35%) HTML5
7 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 4 (6.35%) Mongoose
7 4 (6.35%) React Native
7 4 (6.35%) SOAP
8 3 (4.76%) LAMP
8 3 (4.76%) Spring
8 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) ETL
2 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
3 19 (30.16%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
6 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.87%) Data Engineering
8 10 (15.87%) OO
9 9 (14.29%) Data Integration
9 9 (14.29%) DevOps
9 9 (14.29%) Information Governance
9 9 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (14.29%) TDD
10 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
10 8 (12.70%) ETL Development
11 7 (11.11%) Data Ingestion
11 7 (11.11%) Data Munging
11 7 (11.11%) Scrum
12 6 (9.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) SQL
2 23 (36.51%) Java
3 22 (34.92%) Python
4 13 (20.63%) Scala
5 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.11%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) Kotlin
8 4 (6.35%) Apple Swift
8 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) ES6
8 4 (6.35%) Java 8
8 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Groovy
9 3 (4.76%) Perl
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) C
10 2 (3.17%) R
10 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.17%) CEH
6 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CISA
7 1 (1.59%) CISM
7 1 (1.59%) CISSP
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.59%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.59%) CRISC
7 1 (1.59%) GIAC
7 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.59%) PhD
7 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) COSO
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) NIST
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) HDFS
2 5 (7.94%) Docker
3 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Kibana
3 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) IBM
3 6 (9.52%) Cloudera
3 6 (9.52%) Talend
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.76%) Splunk
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Black Duck
6 2 (3.17%) OutSystems
7 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.59%) Informatica
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Samsung
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Sybase