Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 154 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 -60 +17
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 124 258 429
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.65% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.54% 8.03% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 153 292
Median daily rate £413 £455 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -6.67% +8.33%
10th Percentile £301 £303 £315
90th Percentile £537 £611 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £51.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +28.13% +82.11%
10th Percentile £22.10 £25.60 £35.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £59.25 £45.00
England median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -46.67% +158.18%

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 1,895 3,213 3,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.42% 20.51% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,180 2,036 2,099
Median daily rate £463 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £610 £606 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 43
Median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% - +176.92%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +30.19%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Thames Valley +29 46 £400 +14.29% 27
Hampshire +35 34 £400 -8.57% 11
Berkshire +29 28 £388 +10.71% 9
West Sussex +29 19 £500 -4.76% 4
Surrey -14 18 £400 -16.36% 17
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £365 -30.48% 4
Oxfordshire +17 5 £425 +54.55% 14
East Sussex +4 3 £350 -36.36% 3
Kent +6 1 £450 -10.00% 4
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 64 (51.61%) SQL
2 50 (40.32%) SQL Server
3 49 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (28.23%) Oracle
5 34 (27.42%) ETL
6 30 (24.19%) HTML
7 29 (23.39%) Java
8 26 (20.97%) Python
9 25 (20.16%) CSS
10 24 (19.35%) Scrum
11 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (18.55%) RDBMS
11 23 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (17.74%) RESTful
12 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (17.74%) XML
13 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
13 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
13 21 (16.94%) Azure
14 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
14 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (15.32%) .NET
15 19 (15.32%) Data Modelling
16 18 (14.52%) Web Services
16 18 (14.52%) Spring
17 17 (13.71%) Analytics
18 16 (12.90%) AWS
18 16 (12.90%) C#
19 15 (12.10%) Windows
19 15 (12.10%) Microsoft

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 7 (5.65%) Confluence
1 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.42%) GeoServer
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) SAS
3 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Appian
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.94%) Azure
2 16 (12.90%) AWS
3 8 (6.45%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.03%) PaaS
5 3 (2.42%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (2.42%) GCP
5 3 (2.42%) Serverless
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.61%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.81%) IaaS
7 1 (0.81%) npm
7 1 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (2.42%) SSL
2 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.61%) FTP
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.61%) SMTP
4 1 (0.81%) DSL
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.81%) IMAP
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.81%) IPsec
4 1 (0.81%) POP3
4 1 (0.81%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.55%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (18.55%) RDBMS
3 14 (11.29%) Big Data
4 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (8.87%) MySQL
7 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database
8 9 (7.26%) Hadoop
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (6.45%) Qlik Sense
9 8 (6.45%) QlikView
10 6 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (4.84%) Power BI
11 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (4.03%) SSDT
12 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.26%) JIRA
3 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.23%) JUnit
4 4 (3.23%) Selenium
5 3 (2.42%) JMeter
5 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.61%) GitLab
6 2 (1.61%) Maven
6 2 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.61%) Subversion
6 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.84%) Publishing
2 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.23%) Local Government
3 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (60.48%) Developer
2 13 (10.48%) DBA
3 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Python Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 7 (5.65%) Scala Developer
7 6 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Administrator
7 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) ETL Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.03%) Talend Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) HTML
2 25 (20.16%) CSS
3 22 (17.74%) RESTful
3 22 (17.74%) XML
4 19 (15.32%) .NET
5 18 (14.52%) Spring
5 18 (14.52%) Web Services
6 15 (12.10%) JSON
7 14 (11.29%) HTML5
8 13 (10.48%) REST
9 11 (8.87%) CSS3
10 10 (8.06%) Ajax
11 9 (7.26%) Django
12 8 (6.45%) SOAP
13 7 (5.65%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.65%) Play Framework
14 6 (4.84%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.84%) Guice
14 6 (4.84%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (4.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (3.23%) Mashup
3 4 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) Life Science
4 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) CESG
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.81%) Robotics
5 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Windows
2 13 (10.48%) Unix
3 11 (8.87%) Linux
4 7 (5.65%) Solaris
4 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
5 1 (0.81%) Debian
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.42%) ETL
3 24 (19.35%) Scrum
4 23 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
7 19 (15.32%) Data Modelling
8 17 (13.71%) Analytics
9 12 (9.68%) OO
10 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.87%) Web Development
11 10 (8.06%) MVC
11 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.26%) DevOps
12 9 (7.26%) SDLC
13 8 (6.45%) ITIL
13 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.45%) Project Management
13 8 (6.45%) Visualisation
14 7 (5.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) SQL
2 29 (23.39%) Java
3 26 (20.97%) Python
4 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.90%) C#
6 11 (8.87%) Scala
7 10 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.26%) Ruby
9 6 (4.84%) Java 8
9 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.42%) C
11 3 (2.42%) C++
11 3 (2.42%) COBOL
11 3 (2.42%) ES6
11 3 (2.42%) Perl
11 3 (2.42%) PHP
11 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.61%) Korn
12 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.61%) HNC
4 2 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) CEH
5 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) GDPR
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.42%) Terraform
2 2 (1.61%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) cPanel
3 1 (0.81%) Kibana
3 1 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Oracle
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Google
4 8 (6.45%) Talend
5 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.84%) Cognos
6 5 (4.03%) Sun
7 4 (3.23%) Tableau
8 3 (2.42%) Informatica
8 3 (2.42%) Teradata
9 2 (1.61%) HP
9 2 (1.61%) IBM
9 2 (1.61%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.61%) VMware
9 2 (1.61%) WSO2
10 1 (0.81%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.81%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.81%) Snow