Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 95 145
Rank change year-on-year +3 +50 +36
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 422 375 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.53% 2.35% 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.82% 10.82% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 227 173
South East median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £320 £295 £312
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £15.90 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.72% -56.44% +40.05%
10th Percentile £32.08 £11.17 £33.45
90th Percentile £45.00 £37.85 £41.55
England median hourly rate £40.50 £20.74 £36.00
% change year-on-year +95.25% -42.38% +0.46%

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 3,569 3,465 3,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.37% 21.71% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,245 2,124 2,430
South East median daily rate £438 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% +1.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 96
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.30 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.90% -47.50% +47.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +14.00%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 -6 170 £513 +13.89% 18
Thames Valley +26 126 £441 +13.87% 50
Hampshire -6 72 £425 -1.73% 26
Berkshire -2 62 £463 +26.71% 24
Buckinghamshire +48 51 £438 +1.45% 9
West Sussex -27 35 £388 -11.43% 8
East Sussex 0 13 £500 +25.00% 9
Oxfordshire -7 13 £425 +1.49% 17
Kent +22 11 £438 +2.94% 4
Middlesex +5 2 £325 -20.73% 1
Sussex - 2 £525 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 206 (48.82%) Oracle
2 178 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 155 (36.73%) Linux
5 150 (35.55%) SQL
6 146 (34.60%) HTML
7 141 (33.41%) Git (software)
8 136 (32.23%) Java
9 134 (31.75%) RDBMS
10 133 (31.52%) Jenkins
11 124 (29.38%) REST
12 123 (29.15%) CSS
13 121 (28.67%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (28.44%) Python
15 117 (27.73%) Web Services
16 110 (26.07%) SQL Server
17 90 (21.33%) Scrum
18 84 (19.91%) Unix
19 82 (19.43%) Web Development
20 81 (19.19%) Workflow
21 75 (17.77%) TDD
22 74 (17.54%) Django
22 74 (17.54%) C#
23 73 (17.30%) Finance
24 72 (17.06%) SDLC
25 69 (16.35%) Microsoft
26 68 (16.11%) Test Automation
27 66 (15.64%) .NET
28 65 (15.40%) JSON
29 63 (14.93%) Problem-Solving

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 19 (4.50%) Confluence
2 18 (4.27%) Apache Spark
3 17 (4.03%) IIS
4 16 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (2.84%) Apache
6 12 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (2.84%) SAS
6 12 (2.84%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.37%) GemFire
9 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.66%) CMS
11 6 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.18%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.18%) JBoss
12 5 (1.18%) LiveCycle
12 5 (1.18%) Mule
13 4 (0.95%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (3.55%) OpenShift
5 13 (3.08%) Serverless
6 7 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.66%) GitHub
6 7 (1.66%) SaaS
7 6 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.42%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
7 6 (1.42%) Force.com
8 5 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (1.18%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.95%) PaaS
10 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.47%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.47%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.98%) HTTP
2 19 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.37%) Internet
4 6 (1.42%) VPN
5 5 (1.18%) DVB
6 4 (0.95%) DNS
6 4 (0.95%) DSL
6 4 (0.95%) FTP
7 3 (0.71%) IMAP
7 3 (0.71%) Network Security
7 3 (0.71%) SMTP
8 2 (0.47%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.24%) AMQP
9 1 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (31.75%) RDBMS
2 110 (26.07%) SQL Server
3 58 (13.74%) Oracle Database
4 55 (13.03%) NoSQL
4 55 (13.03%) Redis
5 47 (11.14%) Big Data
6 42 (9.95%) Hadoop
6 42 (9.95%) MySQL
7 41 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (6.87%) Data Lake
10 26 (6.16%) MongoDB
10 26 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (5.69%) Power BI
12 18 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (3.55%) OLAP
15 13 (3.08%) Apache Hive
16 12 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
16 12 (2.84%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 141 (33.41%) Git (software)
2 133 (31.52%) Jenkins
3 50 (11.85%) Subversion
4 41 (9.72%) JUnit
5 39 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (7.82%) JIRA
7 31 (7.35%) Visual Studio
8 22 (5.21%) Cucumber
8 22 (5.21%) Maven
8 22 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (4.50%) Selenium
9 19 (4.50%) SoapUI
10 18 (4.27%) Eclipse
10 18 (4.27%) ReSharper
11 11 (2.61%) NUnit
11 11 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (2.37%) IntelliJ
12 10 (2.37%) Mockito
12 10 (2.37%) SonarQube
12 10 (2.37%) XMLSpy
General
1 73 (17.30%) Finance
2 16 (3.79%) Marketing
3 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.42%) Law
4 6 (1.42%) Retail
5 5 (1.18%) Games
6 4 (0.95%) Banking
7 3 (0.71%) Back Office
7 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Automotive
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
8 2 (0.47%) German Language
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (64.69%) Developer
2 64 (15.17%) Python Developer
3 57 (13.51%) Django Developer
3 57 (13.51%) Python/Django Developer
4 53 (12.56%) Analyst
5 47 (11.14%) Java Developer
6 35 (8.29%) .NET Developer
7 34 (8.06%) SQL Developer
8 31 (7.35%) Architect
9 25 (5.92%) Oracle Developer
10 23 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.98%) Systems Analyst
12 20 (4.74%) C# Developer
13 19 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.50%) Pensions Analyst
13 19 (4.50%) Test Analyst
14 18 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (4.03%) Integration Developer
16 16 (3.79%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (34.60%) HTML
2 124 (29.38%) REST
3 123 (29.15%) CSS
4 117 (27.73%) Web Services
5 74 (17.54%) Django
6 66 (15.64%) .NET
7 65 (15.40%) JSON
8 57 (13.51%) jQuery
8 57 (13.51%) Spring
8 57 (13.51%) XML
9 55 (13.03%) RESTful
10 36 (8.53%) Ajax
11 33 (7.82%) AngularJS
12 30 (7.11%) Java EE
13 29 (6.87%) SOAP
14 28 (6.64%) HTML5
15 25 (5.92%) Hibernate
16 24 (5.69%) JSP
17 23 (5.45%) .NET Framework
17 23 (5.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (4.98%) User Experience
4 20 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.90%) Clustering
9 8 (1.90%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.90%) W3C
10 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.42%) Replication
11 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.18%) PKI
11 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.95%) Life Science
12 4 (0.95%) MPEG
12 4 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 155 (36.73%) Linux
2 84 (19.91%) Unix
3 57 (13.51%) Windows
4 12 (2.84%) AIX
5 6 (1.42%) Android
5 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.42%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.95%) CentOS
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (28.67%) Continuous Integration
3 90 (21.33%) Scrum
4 82 (19.43%) Web Development
5 81 (19.19%) Workflow
6 75 (17.77%) TDD
7 72 (17.06%) SDLC
8 68 (16.11%) Test Automation
9 63 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
10 54 (12.80%) BDD
11 52 (12.32%) Analytics
12 49 (11.61%) MVC
13 46 (10.90%) DevOps
14 45 (10.66%) OO
15 44 (10.43%) ETL
16 33 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (7.11%) Business Analysis
18 29 (6.87%) Open Source
19 27 (6.40%) Unit Testing
20 26 (6.16%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 150 (35.55%) SQL
3 136 (32.23%) Java
4 120 (28.44%) Python
5 74 (17.54%) C#
6 29 (6.87%) Shell Script
7 23 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 23 (5.45%) Ruby
7 23 (5.45%) Scala
8 18 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.79%) C++
10 15 (3.55%) C
10 15 (3.55%) Java 8
10 15 (3.55%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.08%) R
12 12 (2.84%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.61%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.90%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 61 (14.45%) Degree
2 35 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.32%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.71%) ISEB
9 3 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.47%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.24%) HNC
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) MCSA
11 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.64%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.98%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) GDPR
4 3 (0.71%) GCP
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (3.79%) Docker
2 9 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.18%) HDFS
4 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.95%) vSphere
6 3 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (5.92%) Ansible
2 21 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.61%) Terraform
4 9 (2.13%) Puppet
5 8 (1.90%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.42%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.95%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.71%) Packer
10 2 (0.47%) Kibana
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.24%) Ambari
11 1 (0.24%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.24%) Grafana
11 1 (0.24%) Nagios
11 1 (0.24%) Oozie
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 206 (48.82%) Oracle
2 69 (16.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.69%) Google
4 17 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (4.03%) Talend
5 12 (2.84%) Adobe
6 11 (2.61%) SAP
7 10 (2.37%) Informatica
8 9 (2.13%) Ab Initio
9 7 (1.66%) HP
9 7 (1.66%) Tableau
9 7 (1.66%) Workday
10 5 (1.18%) IBM
10 5 (1.18%) VMware
11 4 (0.95%) Anite
11 4 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.71%) Apple
12 3 (0.71%) Teradata
12 3 (0.71%) Veritas