Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 121 140
Rank change year-on-year +29 +19 +19
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 396 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.38% 1.90% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.76% 10.01% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 157 167
South East median daily rate £475 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +16.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £280
90th Percentile £575 £580 £488
England median daily rate £496 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.28% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% +39.47% -78.89%
10th Percentile £37.00 £17.05 £17.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.00 £20.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +30.77% -20.25% +25.38%

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 3,367 2,947 3,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.24% 18.96% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,125 1,788 2,431
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +5.00% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 69 112
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £25.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.71% -34.54% -23.62%
10th Percentile £14.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.20 £50.90
England median hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year +24.53% -1.58% -7.16%

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 24 February 2018.

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
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 24 February 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
Surrey +9 183 £500 +14.94% 15
Thames Valley -10 95 £325 -21.21% 53
Berkshire +9 54 £400 -8.57% 30
West Sussex -3 49 £575 +22.99% 16
Hampshire +10 48 £475 +5.56% 28
Buckinghamshire -19 26 £315 -30.00% 11
Oxfordshire -7 15 £375 -6.25% 12
Kent -5 12 £500 +33.33% 5
East Sussex +1 6 £388 +17.42% 7
Middlesex +7 4 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £550 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 179 (45.20%) SQL
2 175 (44.19%) Oracle
3 149 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (33.84%) Linux
5 121 (30.56%) Java
6 119 (30.05%) Git (software)
7 112 (28.28%) HTML
8 111 (28.03%) Unix
9 108 (27.27%) RDBMS
10 103 (26.01%) JavaScript
11 98 (24.75%) Test Automation
12 94 (23.74%) CSS
12 94 (23.74%) Finance
13 93 (23.48%) SQL Server
13 93 (23.48%) Jenkins
14 90 (22.73%) Scrum
15 86 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (20.45%) REST
16 81 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
17 74 (18.69%) Web Development
18 69 (17.42%) Python
19 67 (16.92%) Web Services
20 63 (15.91%) XML
21 62 (15.66%) DevOps
22 61 (15.40%) Subversion
23 58 (14.65%) .NET
23 58 (14.65%) SDLC
24 56 (14.14%) C#
25 55 (13.89%) Workflow
25 55 (13.89%) jQuery

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 17 (4.29%) SAS
2 16 (4.04%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.53%) Confluence
4 10 (2.53%) IIS
4 10 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.77%) JBoss
5 7 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.26%) Apache
6 5 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.26%) CMS
7 4 (1.01%) GemFire
7 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.76%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.76%) nginx
9 2 (0.51%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (9.34%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.53%) FastStats
2 7 (1.77%) KANA IQ
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.05%) PaaS
3 14 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.54%) SaaS
4 11 (2.78%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.77%) IaaS
6 7 (1.77%) npm
7 4 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.01%) Office 365
8 3 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.51%) Serverless
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.25%) Force.com
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.62%) HTTP
2 20 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.78%) MQTT
4 2 (0.51%) DHCP
4 2 (0.51%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) SMS
4 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.25%) AMQP
5 1 (0.25%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 93 (23.48%) SQL Server
3 44 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 34 (8.59%) MongoDB
4 34 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (6.57%) Hadoop
5 26 (6.57%) MySQL
5 26 (6.57%) Redis
6 25 (6.31%) Big Data
7 22 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (3.79%) Apache Hive
11 13 (3.28%) SQLPlus
12 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.27%) Data Lake
13 9 (2.27%) OLAP
14 8 (2.02%) Impala
14 8 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 119 (30.05%) Git (software)
2 93 (23.48%) Jenkins
3 61 (15.40%) Subversion
4 34 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (6.82%) Visual Studio
6 20 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (4.04%) JUnit
8 13 (3.28%) JIRA
9 12 (3.03%) NUnit
10 11 (2.78%) ReSharper
10 11 (2.78%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.77%) Bower
11 7 (1.77%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.77%) NuGet
11 7 (1.77%) ProC
11 7 (1.77%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.26%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 94 (23.74%) Finance
2 12 (3.03%) Automotive
3 8 (2.02%) Marketing
4 6 (1.52%) Legal
5 4 (1.01%) Banking
5 4 (1.01%) Games
5 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.76%) Retail
6 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Back Office
7 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) French Language
7 1 (0.25%) German Language
7 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 208 (52.53%) Developer
2 71 (17.93%) Analyst
3 42 (10.61%) Pensions Analyst
4 33 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 33 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 32 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (7.83%) Django Developer
6 31 (7.83%) Python/Django Developer
7 28 (7.07%) SQL Developer
8 25 (6.31%) .NET Developer
8 25 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 25 (6.31%) Workflow Analyst
9 24 (6.06%) Process Analyst
10 23 (5.81%) Architect
10 23 (5.81%) Systems Analyst
10 23 (5.81%) Web Developer
11 22 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 20 (5.05%) Business Process Analyst
12 20 (5.05%) Integration Developer
13 18 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (28.28%) HTML
2 94 (23.74%) CSS
3 81 (20.45%) REST
4 67 (16.92%) Web Services
5 63 (15.91%) XML
6 58 (14.65%) .NET
7 55 (13.89%) jQuery
8 48 (12.12%) .NET Framework
9 44 (11.11%) HTML5
10 42 (10.61%) Django
10 42 (10.61%) JSON
11 34 (8.59%) CSS3
12 30 (7.58%) SOAP
12 30 (7.58%) Spring
13 28 (7.07%) AngularJS
14 27 (6.82%) Ajax
15 22 (5.56%) ASP.NET
15 22 (5.56%) RESTful
16 19 (4.80%) Hibernate
17 17 (4.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.30%) Clustering
3 20 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.79%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.79%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.02%) User Experience
8 7 (1.77%) Infotainment
8 7 (1.77%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.01%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.76%) Blog
10 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.76%) Replication
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) EPoS
11 2 (0.51%) Fintech
11 2 (0.51%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 134 (33.84%) Linux
2 111 (28.03%) Unix
3 29 (7.32%) Windows
4 19 (4.80%) Mac OS X
5 15 (3.79%) AIX
5 15 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.77%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.51%) Android
9 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (24.75%) Test Automation
3 90 (22.73%) Scrum
4 86 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (18.69%) Web Development
6 62 (15.66%) DevOps
7 58 (14.65%) SDLC
8 55 (13.89%) Workflow
9 50 (12.63%) Business Analysis
10 49 (12.37%) Configuration Management
11 41 (10.35%) OO
12 40 (10.10%) Continuous Deployment
13 39 (9.85%) TDD
14 37 (9.34%) BPR
14 37 (9.34%) Business Process Analysis
15 29 (7.32%) MVC
15 29 (7.32%) User Stories
16 28 (7.07%) BDD
17 26 (6.57%) ETL
18 25 (6.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 179 (45.20%) SQL
2 121 (30.56%) Java
3 103 (26.01%) JavaScript
4 69 (17.42%) Python
5 56 (14.14%) C#
6 26 (6.57%) Shell Script
7 25 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 24 (6.06%) Scala
9 18 (4.55%) Ruby
10 16 (4.04%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.79%) TypeScript
11 15 (3.79%) VB.NET
12 14 (3.54%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.78%) VBScript
14 10 (2.53%) R
15 9 (2.27%) C++
16 8 (2.02%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.77%) C
17 7 (1.77%) XAML
18 6 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (13.38%) Degree
2 18 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.79%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.76%) CISSP
7 3 (0.76%) RHCE
7 3 (0.76%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.78%) QA
3 7 (1.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.54%) Docker
2 8 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.26%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.51%) HDFS
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (6.31%) Ansible
3 20 (5.05%) Puppet
4 7 (1.77%) BladeLogic
4 7 (1.77%) Oozie
5 6 (1.52%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.01%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.51%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Flashback
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.25%) Ambari
8 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 175 (44.19%) Oracle
2 50 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.27%) Google
5 8 (2.02%) VMware
6 7 (1.77%) KANA
6 7 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.26%) Zend
8 4 (1.01%) CA
8 4 (1.01%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.01%) SAP
8 4 (1.01%) Splunk
8 4 (1.01%) Sybase
9 3 (0.76%) DataFlux
9 3 (0.76%) Informatica
9 3 (0.76%) New Relic
10 2 (0.51%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.51%) Capita
10 2 (0.51%) IBM
10 2 (0.51%) Talend