Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 161 100
Rank change year-on-year +12 -61 +23
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 167 263 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.65% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.72% 7.76% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 153 276
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £550 £587 £575
England median daily rate £498 £500 £489
% change year-on-year -0.50% +2.30% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +50.94%
10th Percentile £16.00 £22.65 £37.00
90th Percentile £48.90 £57.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £23.88 £42.50
% change year-on-year +25.63% -43.81% +30.77%

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 2,164 3,387 3,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.26% 21.19% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,336 2,186 2,150
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £609 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 44 39
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £37.88 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% -15.83% +161.63%
10th Percentile £16.62 £18.26 £14.85
90th Percentile £77.25 £59.20 £50.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +32.08%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
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 Relational Database in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the South East

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor 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 February 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 +64 58 £407 -4.85% 30
Thames Valley +30 56 £381 -10.29% 32
Berkshire +20 37 £363 +1.82% 15
Surrey +1 27 £484 - 16
West Sussex +27 16 £500 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 16 £400 -5.88% 9
East Sussex +2 9 £350 -36.36% 1
Oxfordshire +12 3 £425 +31.27% 8
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 88 (52.69%) SQL
2 74 (44.31%) SQL Server
3 69 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (26.95%) HTML
5 42 (25.15%) Java
6 39 (23.35%) Oracle
6 39 (23.35%) Scrum
6 39 (23.35%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (22.75%) .NET
8 35 (20.96%) ETL
9 34 (20.36%) C#
10 33 (19.76%) RESTful
11 32 (19.16%) Test Automation
11 32 (19.16%) XML
12 31 (18.56%) CSS
13 30 (17.96%) RDBMS
14 29 (17.37%) Python
14 29 (17.37%) Git (software)
15 28 (16.77%) JavaScript
15 28 (16.77%) JSON
16 27 (16.17%) Linux
17 26 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (15.57%) Spring
18 25 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (14.97%) Analytics
19 24 (14.37%) Azure
19 24 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (13.77%) Data Modelling
20 23 (13.77%) OO
20 23 (13.77%) Security Cleared

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 10 (5.99%) Apache Spark
1 10 (5.99%) SAS
2 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.59%) Confluence
4 4 (2.40%) Jupyter
5 3 (1.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.20%) Apache
6 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.37%) Azure
2 15 (8.98%) AWS
3 9 (5.39%) Power Platform
4 6 (3.59%) BlazeMeter
5 5 (2.99%) GCP
5 5 (2.99%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.40%) PaaS
7 3 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) GitHub
8 2 (1.20%) npm
8 2 (1.20%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.20%) Route 53
8 2 (1.20%) SaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Serverless
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.58%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) IMAP
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) POP3
4 1 (0.60%) SMTP
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (44.31%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.96%) RDBMS
3 24 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (12.57%) Big Data
5 16 (9.58%) MySQL
5 16 (9.58%) NoSQL
6 15 (8.98%) Hadoop
7 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (5.39%) Apache Hive
9 9 (5.39%) Data Lake
9 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.79%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (4.79%) QlikView
11 7 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (4.19%) Power BI
11 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.19%) SSDT
12 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.79%) JIRA
3 8 (4.79%) Selenium
4 7 (4.19%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.59%) JMeter
5 6 (3.59%) Moq
5 6 (3.59%) NUnit
5 6 (3.59%) ReSharper
6 5 (2.99%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.40%) JUnit
8 3 (1.80%) Grunt
8 3 (1.80%) Maven
8 3 (1.80%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.80%) webpack
9 2 (1.20%) GitLab
9 2 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 10 (5.99%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Public Sector
2 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.19%) Publishing
4 6 (3.59%) Retail
5 4 (2.40%) Local Government
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (64.07%) Developer
2 16 (9.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.98%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.38%) Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.19%) Scala Developer
5 12 (7.19%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.99%) DBA
6 10 (5.99%) Python Developer
7 8 (4.79%) Architect
7 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.79%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Database Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) ETL Developer
9 6 (3.59%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Talend Developer
10 5 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (2.99%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.95%) HTML
2 38 (22.75%) .NET
3 33 (19.76%) RESTful
4 32 (19.16%) XML
5 31 (18.56%) CSS
6 28 (16.77%) JSON
7 26 (15.57%) Spring
8 22 (13.17%) HTML5
9 20 (11.98%) REST
9 20 (11.98%) Web Services
10 16 (9.58%) .NET Framework
10 16 (9.58%) CSS3
11 15 (8.98%) Ajax
12 14 (8.38%) .NET Core
13 13 (7.78%) Django
14 12 (7.19%) Guice
14 12 (7.19%) Play Framework
14 12 (7.19%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (6.59%) Spring MVC
16 9 (5.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.38%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.99%) User Experience
5 4 (2.40%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (2.40%) Mashup
5 4 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) Life Science
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.60%) Robotics
7 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.17%) Linux
2 19 (11.38%) Windows
3 13 (7.78%) Unix
4 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.99%) CentOS
5 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.35%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (23.35%) Scrum
3 35 (20.96%) ETL
4 32 (19.16%) Test Automation
5 26 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (14.97%) Analytics
6 25 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.77%) Data Modelling
7 23 (13.77%) OO
8 21 (12.57%) Web Development
9 17 (10.18%) DevOps
9 17 (10.18%) TDD
10 16 (9.58%) MVC
10 16 (9.58%) SDLC
11 13 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.19%) Data Management
12 12 (7.19%) Microservices
13 11 (6.59%) Migration
13 11 (6.59%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (52.69%) SQL
2 42 (25.15%) Java
3 34 (20.36%) C#
4 29 (17.37%) Python
5 28 (16.77%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.18%) Scala
7 15 (8.98%) Ruby
8 11 (6.59%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.79%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.19%) C++
10 7 (4.19%) PHP
11 5 (2.99%) Java 8
11 5 (2.99%) PHP 5
11 5 (2.99%) PHP 7
11 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.40%) C
12 4 (2.40%) ES6
12 4 (2.40%) Korn
12 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.98%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.78%) Degree
4 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.40%) HNC
7 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) GDPR
2 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) HDFS
2 4 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Ansible
2 5 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.99%) Oozie
3 4 (2.40%) Terraform
4 2 (1.20%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.60%) cPanel
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Oracle
2 22 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.78%) Google
4 11 (6.59%) Talend
5 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.59%) Cognos
5 6 (3.59%) DevExpress
6 5 (2.99%) Tableau
6 5 (2.99%) Zend
7 4 (2.40%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.40%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.40%) StreamSets
8 3 (1.80%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.80%) Teradata
9 2 (1.20%) HP
9 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.20%) Sun
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica