Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 102 123
Rank change year-on-year -58 +21 +25
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 263 392 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.64% 2.33% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.76% 11.46% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 275 157
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +16.00%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £295
90th Percentile £592 £575 £580
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +50.94% +39.47%
10th Percentile £22.65 £37.00 £17.05
90th Percentile £57.75 £46.00 £49.00
England median hourly rate £23.88 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.81% +30.77% -18.75%

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 3,390 3,421 2,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.18% 20.30% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,192 2,158 1,776
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 68
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +161.63% -35.09%
10th Percentile £18.48 £14.85 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.93 £50.00 £45.30
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +32.08% -1.85%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Surrey -36 91 £484 -3.20% 31
Thames Valley -4 70 £425 +30.77% 55
Hampshire -24 48 £425 -10.53% 32
Berkshire -22 42 £363 -9.38% 36
East Sussex +13 24 £550 +41.94% 5
West Sussex -33 22 £525 -8.70% 9
Buckinghamshire +16 16 £425 +34.92% 12
Oxfordshire +32 13 £324 -13.67% 7
Kent +13 9 £550 +10.00% 4
Middlesex +4 3 - -
Sussex +3 1 £470 -14.55%
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 155 (58.94%) SQL
2 116 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (34.60%) SQL Server
4 86 (32.70%) Java
5 78 (29.66%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (28.52%) Linux
7 68 (25.86%) MVC
8 66 (25.10%) Scrum
8 66 (25.10%) JavaScript
9 65 (24.71%) RDBMS
10 61 (23.19%) JSON
10 61 (23.19%) RESTful
11 60 (22.81%) Git (software)
12 59 (22.43%) TDD
13 58 (22.05%) Spring
14 53 (20.15%) Microsoft
14 53 (20.15%) Data Modelling
14 53 (20.15%) Oracle
15 52 (19.77%) Jenkins
16 50 (19.01%) .NET
16 50 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (18.63%) CSS
17 49 (18.63%) XML
18 48 (18.25%) HTML
19 46 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
20 44 (16.73%) C#
20 44 (16.73%) Open Source
21 43 (16.35%) REST
21 43 (16.35%) JIRA
21 43 (16.35%) Finance

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 33 (12.55%) Confluence
2 14 (5.32%) SAS
3 10 (3.80%) Apache
4 8 (3.04%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.66%) CMS
6 5 (1.90%) Drupal
6 5 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.90%) JBoss
6 5 (1.90%) lighttpd
6 5 (1.90%) nginx
6 5 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.90%) WordPress
7 3 (1.14%) IIS
7 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Mule
9 1 (0.38%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.76%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.38%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.42%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.28%) IaaS
4 6 (2.28%) PaaS
5 5 (1.90%) npm
6 4 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.52%) GitHub
6 4 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.52%) SaaS
7 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.76%) NuGet
8 2 (0.76%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) Boomi
9 1 (0.38%) Datadog
9 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.45%) HTTP
2 7 (2.66%) SSL
3 6 (2.28%) Internet
4 5 (1.90%) LAN
4 5 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.14%) Firewall
5 3 (1.14%) FTP
5 3 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.14%) WAN
6 2 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.76%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) SMTP
6 2 (0.76%) SSH
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (34.60%) SQL Server
2 65 (24.71%) RDBMS
3 38 (14.45%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (12.17%) NoSQL
5 28 (10.65%) Big Data
6 25 (9.51%) Oracle Database
7 24 (9.13%) MySQL
8 16 (6.08%) Hadoop
9 15 (5.70%) Data Lake
10 14 (5.32%) Power BI
11 13 (4.94%) OLAP
11 13 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (4.18%) GIS
14 10 (3.80%) Apache Hive
14 10 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (3.42%) MongoDB
15 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (3.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 52 (19.77%) Jenkins
3 43 (16.35%) JIRA
4 34 (12.93%) Subversion
5 33 (12.55%) JUnit
6 17 (6.46%) Hudson
7 12 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.42%) Maven
9 9 (3.42%) MSBuild
10 8 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (2.28%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.28%) Selenium
13 5 (1.90%) GitLab
13 5 (1.90%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.52%) NUnit
14 4 (1.52%) TestNG
14 4 (1.52%) Toad
General
1 43 (16.35%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Banking
3 9 (3.42%) Publishing
4 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.28%) Marketing
5 6 (2.28%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.28%) Retail
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Billing
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (56.65%) Developer
2 36 (13.69%) Analyst
3 35 (13.31%) Java Developer
4 27 (10.27%) Scala Developer
5 26 (9.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (7.98%) Data Analyst
6 21 (7.98%) DBA
6 21 (7.98%) SQL Developer
7 18 (6.84%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.08%) Agile Developer
9 14 (5.32%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.94%) Angular Developer
10 13 (4.94%) Talend Developer
11 12 (4.56%) Oracle DBA
12 11 (4.18%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Administrator
14 9 (3.42%) Consultant
15 7 (2.66%) Software Engineer
15 7 (2.66%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.19%) JSON
1 61 (23.19%) RESTful
2 58 (22.05%) Spring
3 50 (19.01%) .NET
4 49 (18.63%) CSS
4 49 (18.63%) XML
5 48 (18.25%) HTML
6 43 (16.35%) REST
7 41 (15.59%) Web Services
8 29 (11.03%) HTML5
9 28 (10.65%) AngularJS
9 28 (10.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 28 (10.65%) Spring MVC
10 27 (10.27%) ASP.NET
10 27 (10.27%) Django
10 27 (10.27%) Guice
10 27 (10.27%) Play Framework
11 26 (9.89%) .NET Framework
12 21 (7.98%) SOAP
13 20 (7.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.04%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.66%) Life Science
6 6 (2.28%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.28%) User Experience
7 4 (1.52%) Clustering
8 3 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Blog
10 1 (0.38%) Robotics
10 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.52%) Linux
2 38 (14.45%) Windows
3 32 (12.17%) Unix
4 18 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (3.04%) AIX
7 5 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.14%) Debian
9 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.76%) CentOS
10 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (29.66%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (25.86%) MVC
4 66 (25.10%) Scrum
5 59 (22.43%) TDD
6 53 (20.15%) Data Modelling
7 50 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (16.73%) Open Source
9 41 (15.59%) Test Automation
10 39 (14.83%) SDLC
11 38 (14.45%) BDD
12 35 (13.31%) ETL
13 33 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (12.55%) Configuration Management
14 31 (11.79%) Responsive Web Design
15 30 (11.41%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (11.03%) Data Management
16 29 (11.03%) DevOps
16 29 (11.03%) Web Design
17 27 (10.27%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 155 (58.94%) SQL
2 86 (32.70%) Java
3 66 (25.10%) JavaScript
4 44 (16.73%) C#
5 39 (14.83%) Ruby
6 35 (13.31%) Python
6 35 (13.31%) T-SQL
7 32 (12.17%) Scala
8 23 (8.75%) PL/SQL
9 15 (5.70%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.94%) Perl
11 12 (4.56%) R
12 11 (4.18%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.80%) Bash Shell
13 10 (3.80%) Java 8
14 7 (2.66%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.28%) VBA
16 5 (1.90%) PHP
16 5 (1.90%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (8.37%) Degree
2 19 (7.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (6.08%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.56%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.38%) HND
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.37%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.42%) GDPR
3 8 (3.04%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) WCAG
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.37%) Docker
2 11 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.90%) KVM
6 4 (1.52%) HDFS
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.94%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.66%) Puppet
5 6 (2.28%) Ansible
6 2 (0.76%) Kibana
6 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.76%) Terraform
7 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.38%) Mesos
7 1 (0.38%) Suricata
Vendors
1 53 (20.15%) Microsoft
1 53 (20.15%) Oracle
2 31 (11.79%) Google
3 19 (7.22%) Talend
4 18 (6.84%) Informatica
5 17 (6.46%) MuleSoft
6 15 (5.70%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.94%) IBM
8 12 (4.56%) Tableau
9 9 (3.42%) VMware
10 8 (3.04%) Ab Initio
11 6 (2.28%) SAP
11 6 (2.28%) Sybase
12 5 (1.90%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.14%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 3 (1.14%) EMC
13 3 (1.14%) NetApp
13 3 (1.14%) Telerik
14 2 (0.76%) CA
14 2 (0.76%) HP