Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 153 113
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40 +44
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 227 302 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 1.78% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.82% 8.21% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 152 233
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £283 £313 £301
90th Percentile £575 £584 £574
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
South East median hourly rate £37.53 £42.50 £26.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.69% +59.09% -19.65%
10th Percentile £16.00 £22.53 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.13 £47.25 £45.93
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.74 £33.08
% change year-on-year -3.68% +2.01% -16.27%

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 2,575 3,680 3,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.91% 21.75% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,559 2,375 2,220
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.01% +6.13%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 46 52
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.71% +109.35%
10th Percentile £15.23 £18.69 £11.20
90th Percentile £80.25 £57.41 £48.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.36% +13.27%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 +4 84 £388 -11.43% 37
Hampshire +46 69 £414 +10.27% 18
Berkshire +18 60 £388 -12.68% 24
Surrey +19 45 £484 -3.20% 18
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £330 -23.48% 8
East Sussex 0 14 £450 -18.18% 2
West Sussex -4 11 £515 +32.90% 15
Oxfordshire +16 3 £450 +8.43% 5
Sussex -5 2 - - 1
Kent -1 1 £400 -27.27% 4
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 131 (57.71%) SQL
2 112 (49.34%) SQL Server
3 102 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (30.40%) Oracle
5 68 (29.96%) Java
6 65 (28.63%) .NET
7 64 (28.19%) HTML
8 58 (25.55%) RDBMS
9 55 (24.23%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (23.35%) C#
11 52 (22.91%) Microsoft
12 51 (22.47%) CSS
12 51 (22.47%) Scrum
12 51 (22.47%) Git (software)
13 49 (21.59%) Python
14 45 (19.82%) Linux
14 45 (19.82%) JavaScript
14 45 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (18.50%) Analytics
16 41 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (17.18%) Azure
17 39 (17.18%) Test Automation
17 39 (17.18%) ETL
18 37 (16.30%) HTML5
19 34 (14.98%) RESTful
20 33 (14.54%) Windows
20 33 (14.54%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (14.10%) Jenkins
21 32 (14.10%) JSON

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 (7.49%) SAS
2 14 (6.17%) Confluence
3 13 (5.73%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.08%) Jupyter
6 6 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.44%) Appian
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Sonata
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.44%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.18%) Azure
2 29 (12.78%) AWS
3 14 (6.17%) GitHub
4 13 (5.73%) Power Platform
4 13 (5.73%) SaaS
5 10 (4.41%) GCP
6 9 (3.96%) PaaS
7 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.08%) npm
7 7 (3.08%) OpenShift
8 5 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.20%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.32%) Coveralls
11 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.88%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.37%) HTTP
2 8 (3.52%) SAN
3 5 (2.20%) Internet
4 4 (1.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) IMAP
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) POP3
5 1 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.44%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (49.34%) SQL Server
2 58 (25.55%) RDBMS
3 33 (14.54%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (13.66%) MySQL
5 30 (13.22%) NoSQL
6 25 (11.01%) Big Data
7 24 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (8.81%) Hadoop
8 20 (8.81%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (7.93%) Oracle Database
10 16 (7.05%) Data Lake
11 13 (5.73%) Power BI
12 12 (5.29%) MongoDB
13 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (4.41%) DB2
15 9 (3.96%) Apache Hive
15 9 (3.96%) QlikView
16 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (3.52%) SSDT
17 7 (3.08%) Impala
Development Applications
1 51 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.10%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.25%) JIRA
4 14 (6.17%) Selenium
5 13 (5.73%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.29%) Grunt
7 11 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (4.41%) NUnit
8 10 (4.41%) webpack
9 9 (3.96%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (3.96%) SonarQube
10 8 (3.52%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.64%) Gradle
11 6 (2.64%) JMeter
11 6 (2.64%) Moq
11 6 (2.64%) ReSharper
11 6 (2.64%) Subversion
12 5 (2.20%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.20%) Maven
12 5 (2.20%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (10.13%) Finance
2 8 (3.52%) Retail
3 7 (3.08%) Banking
4 6 (2.64%) Games
4 6 (2.64%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.20%) Legal
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.32%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (52.86%) Developer
2 21 (9.25%) Analyst
3 18 (7.93%) .NET Developer
4 17 (7.49%) Java Developer
5 15 (6.61%) Architect
5 15 (6.61%) C# Developer
6 13 (5.73%) Scala Developer
6 13 (5.73%) Software Developer
7 12 (5.29%) Consultant
7 12 (5.29%) DBA
7 12 (5.29%) ETL Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Angular Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.96%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.52%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (3.08%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (28.63%) .NET
2 64 (28.19%) HTML
3 51 (22.47%) CSS
4 37 (16.30%) HTML5
5 34 (14.98%) RESTful
6 32 (14.10%) JSON
7 31 (13.66%) Spring
8 30 (13.22%) XML
9 26 (11.45%) .NET Framework
10 22 (9.69%) AngularJS
10 22 (9.69%) REST
11 21 (9.25%) .NET Core
12 19 (8.37%) Ajax
13 18 (7.93%) Web Services
14 17 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (7.05%) CSS3
16 15 (6.61%) Django
17 13 (5.73%) Guice
17 13 (5.73%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (5.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.69%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.52%) User Experience
4 6 (2.64%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.76%) Clustering
6 4 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.76%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Mashup
8 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.44%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.44%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.82%) Linux
2 33 (14.54%) Windows
3 22 (9.69%) Unix
4 13 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.52%) CentOS
5 8 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Debian
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.23%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (22.47%) Scrum
4 45 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (18.50%) Analytics
6 39 (17.18%) ETL
6 39 (17.18%) Test Automation
7 32 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (13.66%) TDD
9 30 (13.22%) Data Modelling
10 29 (12.78%) DevOps
10 29 (12.78%) OO
11 23 (10.13%) MVC
11 23 (10.13%) Web Development
12 22 (9.69%) Migration
12 22 (9.69%) SDLC
13 21 (9.25%) Mentoring
14 20 (8.81%) Data Management
14 20 (8.81%) Software Engineering
15 19 (8.37%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 131 (57.71%) SQL
2 68 (29.96%) Java
3 53 (23.35%) C#
4 49 (21.59%) Python
5 45 (19.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.69%) T-SQL
7 18 (7.93%) Scala
8 17 (7.49%) Ruby
9 12 (5.29%) C++
10 11 (4.85%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.52%) C
12 8 (3.52%) PHP
13 7 (3.08%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.64%) Korn
14 6 (2.64%) R
15 5 (2.20%) ES6
15 5 (2.20%) PHP 5
15 5 (2.20%) PHP 7
16 4 (1.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.13%) Degree
4 8 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.64%) HNC
5 6 (2.64%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.44%) MCSA
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.52%) QA
3 6 (2.64%) GDPR
3 6 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) Docker
2 7 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
2 7 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.76%) HDFS
4 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.96%) Oozie
3 6 (2.64%) Ansible
4 3 (1.32%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.32%) Terraform
5 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.44%) cPanel
6 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) Grafana
6 1 (0.44%) Graphite
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 69 (30.40%) Oracle
2 52 (22.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.13%) Google
4 15 (6.61%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.41%) Talend
6 8 (3.52%) Tableau
7 7 (3.08%) Cloudera
7 7 (3.08%) Hortonworks
7 7 (3.08%) IBM
7 7 (3.08%) StreamSets
8 6 (2.64%) DevExpress
8 6 (2.64%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.20%) Cognos
9 5 (2.20%) Minitab
9 5 (2.20%) Zend
10 3 (1.32%) HP
11 2 (0.88%) Adobe
11 2 (0.88%) NetApp
11 2 (0.88%) Remedy
11 2 (0.88%) Xamarin