Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 130 96
Rank change year-on-year +20 -34 -2
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 78 287 429
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 1.95% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.03% 10.11% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 186 246
Median daily rate £450 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% -4.21% +9.20%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £321
90th Percentile £614 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £53.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% +32.72% +154.72%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.13 £40.50
% change year-on-year -28.76% +21.31% +95.25%

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 971 2,839 3,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.56% 19.25% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 1,751 2,236
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +7.36%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £615 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 75 52
Median hourly rate £42.00 £47.69 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.93% +17.75% +106.00%
10th Percentile £21.04 £18.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £68.75 £68.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +24 26 £425 -5.56% 6
Thames Valley +42 23 £425 -2.86% 14
West Sussex +44 12 £648 +52.47%
Berkshire +51 10 £450 -1.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +33 10 £453 +33.13% 7
Surrey +2 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Kent +15 4 £450 -5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +42 3 £350 -17.65% 5
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 34 (43.59%) ETL
3 26 (33.33%) Python
3 26 (33.33%) Oracle
4 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
5 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.64%) Java
7 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 19 (24.36%) AWS
7 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (23.08%) HTML
9 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
10 16 (20.51%) CSS
10 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (19.23%) Azure
11 15 (19.23%) Unix
11 15 (19.23%) Windows
11 15 (19.23%) Scrum
11 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.95%) Finance
12 14 (17.95%) ITIL
12 14 (17.95%) Linux
12 14 (17.95%) Big Data
13 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
14 12 (15.38%) IBM
14 12 (15.38%) Degree

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 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 9 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) Confluence
3 3 (3.85%) GeoServer
3 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.28%) Appian
5 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.56%) Magento
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) AWS
2 15 (19.23%) Azure
3 6 (7.69%) GCP
4 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.13%) Coveralls
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.85%) npm
6 2 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (2.56%) IaaS
6 2 (2.56%) PaaS
6 2 (2.56%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.56%) SaaS
7 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) DNS
2 7 (8.97%) HTTP
3 5 (6.41%) SSL
4 3 (3.85%) FTP
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.56%) IPsec
5 2 (2.56%) SMTP
5 2 (2.56%) tcpdump
5 2 (2.56%) WAN
5 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.28%) DSL
6 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) Big Data
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 11 (14.10%) RDBMS
5 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (11.54%) DataStage
6 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
6 9 (11.54%) MySQL
6 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
7 8 (10.26%) Apache Hive
7 8 (10.26%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (10.26%) Impala
8 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (3.85%) OLAP
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.97%) JUnit
3 7 (8.97%) Maven
4 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket Server
5 4 (5.13%) Gradle
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.85%) Grunt
6 3 (3.85%) Mocha
6 3 (3.85%) Selenium
6 3 (3.85%) webpack
7 2 (2.56%) Ant
7 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.56%) JMeter
7 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.56%) Toad
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Data Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) DBA
4 5 (6.41%) Data Modeller
4 5 (6.41%) Designer
4 5 (6.41%) ETL Designer
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (6.41%) Senior Data Modeller
4 5 (6.41%) Senior Designer
5 4 (5.13%) Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Data Scientist
5 4 (5.13%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 3 (3.85%) DataStage Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (3.85%) SQL DBA
6 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) HTML
2 16 (20.51%) CSS
3 10 (12.82%) Web Services
4 9 (11.54%) RESTful
5 7 (8.97%) .NET
5 7 (8.97%) Node.js
5 7 (8.97%) React
6 6 (7.69%) JSON
7 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.41%) HTML5
8 4 (5.13%) CSS3
8 4 (5.13%) jQuery
8 4 (5.13%) REST
8 4 (5.13%) SOAP
9 3 (3.85%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.85%) Django
9 3 (3.85%) LAMP
9 3 (3.85%) NumPy
9 3 (3.85%) PhoneGap
9 3 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.56%) CESG
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Unix
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 14 (17.95%) Linux
3 9 (11.54%) Solaris
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.85%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) ETL
2 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
4 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.95%) ITIL
7 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.54%) Data Engineering
7 9 (11.54%) Data Integration
7 9 (11.54%) Information Governance
7 9 (11.54%) Open Source
7 9 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (10.26%) ETL Development
8 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.26%) Workflow
9 7 (8.97%) DevOps
9 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 6 (7.69%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (33.33%) Python
3 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.64%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) Scala
6 7 (8.97%) C#
7 6 (7.69%) ES6
8 5 (6.41%) Java 8
9 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.13%) Kotlin
10 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.85%) Perl
10 3 (3.85%) R
10 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.56%) C++
11 2 (2.56%) PHP
11 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) CEH
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.56%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) GIAC
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) CISM
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) CRISC
6 1 (1.28%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
6 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.28%) COSO
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.28%) NIST
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) HDFS
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) Snort
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.13%) Terraform
2 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Kibana
4 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) IBM
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) Cloudera
4 5 (6.41%) Sun
5 3 (3.85%) Informatica
5 3 (3.85%) OutSystems
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Talend
7 1 (1.28%) Capita
7 1 (1.28%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.28%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Samsung
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
7 1 (1.28%) WSO2