Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 113 156
Rank change year-on-year -37 +43 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 300 352 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 2.11% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.18% 10.17% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 230 120
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £300
90th Percentile £585 £575 £539
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +30.08% +27.58%
10th Percentile £22.53 £40.93 £17.05
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.98 £48.13
England median hourly rate £33.74 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.60% -10.26% -2.50%

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 3,669 3,460 3,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.74% 20.78% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,369 2,204 1,940
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +6.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £570 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 81
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +107.32% -21.06%
10th Percentile £18.69 £12.08 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.41 £49.25 £52.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Thames Valley +18 103 £431 +36.90% 48
Surrey -55 78 £500 +5.26% 27
Berkshire -13 59 £444 +36.54% 32
Hampshire -26 40 £375 -16.67% 20
West Sussex -16 35 £388 -27.91% 9
Buckinghamshire +40 30 £425 +34.92% 6
East Sussex +10 29 £550 +41.94% 6
Oxfordshire +15 15 £415 -7.78% 10
Kent +13 14 £550 +29.41% 3
Middlesex +14 6 £325 -40.37%
Sussex +6 2 £510 -7.27%
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 152 (50.67%) SQL
2 144 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (33.67%) Java
4 92 (30.67%) SQL Server
5 85 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (27.67%) JavaScript
7 79 (26.33%) Git (software)
8 77 (25.67%) Scrum
9 76 (25.33%) RDBMS
10 74 (24.67%) Linux
11 73 (24.33%) MVC
12 65 (21.67%) TDD
13 64 (21.33%) Jenkins
14 60 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 60 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (19.00%) Microsoft
15 57 (19.00%) ETL
16 56 (18.67%) CSS
16 56 (18.67%) HTML
16 56 (18.67%) Oracle
16 56 (18.67%) JSON
16 56 (18.67%) RESTful
17 54 (18.00%) C#
18 53 (17.67%) REST
19 52 (17.33%) .NET
20 51 (17.00%) Data Modelling
20 51 (17.00%) Open Source
21 50 (16.67%) Spring
21 50 (16.67%) SDLC
22 49 (16.33%) Python

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 36 (12.00%) Confluence
2 22 (7.33%) Apache Spark
3 19 (6.33%) SAS
4 10 (3.33%) Apache
5 9 (3.00%) IIS
6 7 (2.33%) CMS
7 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.33%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.33%) WildFly
8 3 (1.00%) JBoss
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.67%) Drupal
9 2 (0.67%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.67%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.67%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 11 (3.67%) Serverless
5 9 (3.00%) GitHub
6 8 (2.67%) SaaS
7 6 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.67%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.67%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.33%) IaaS
9 4 (1.33%) PaaS
10 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.00%) npm
10 3 (1.00%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (0.67%) Firebase
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.33%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.67%) HTTP
2 11 (3.67%) Internet
3 6 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.00%) VPN
4 5 (1.67%) DNS
4 5 (1.67%) SSL
5 3 (1.00%) Firewall
5 3 (1.00%) IMAP
5 3 (1.00%) SMTP
6 2 (0.67%) DSL
7 1 (0.33%) DHCP
7 1 (0.33%) DVB
7 1 (0.33%) FTP
7 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 76 (25.33%) RDBMS
3 46 (15.33%) NoSQL
4 45 (15.00%) Big Data
5 42 (14.00%) Hadoop
6 40 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (8.33%) Data Lake
8 23 (7.67%) Oracle Database
9 21 (7.00%) MySQL
9 21 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (6.33%) Apache Hive
12 17 (5.67%) MongoDB
13 15 (5.00%) OLAP
13 15 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (3.00%) GIS
16 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (3.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 79 (26.33%) Git (software)
2 64 (21.33%) Jenkins
3 48 (16.00%) JIRA
4 45 (15.00%) Subversion
5 39 (13.00%) JUnit
6 25 (8.33%) Hudson
7 24 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 20 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (6.00%) Selenium
10 17 (5.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (3.33%) MSBuild
11 10 (3.33%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.00%) Maven
13 6 (2.00%) ReSharper
13 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (1.67%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.67%) NUnit
15 4 (1.33%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (13.00%) Finance
2 14 (4.67%) Banking
3 12 (4.00%) Retail
4 11 (3.67%) Marketing
5 9 (3.00%) Publishing
6 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.33%) Law
7 4 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.00%) Advertising
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 178 (59.33%) Developer
2 43 (14.33%) Analyst
3 32 (10.67%) Scala Developer
4 26 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 26 (8.67%) Java Developer
4 26 (8.67%) SQL Developer
5 24 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (7.33%) Agile Developer
7 21 (7.00%) Data Analyst
8 19 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.67%) DBA
10 13 (4.33%) Architect
10 13 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Talend Developer
11 11 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.67%) ETL Developer
12 10 (3.33%) Test Analyst
13 9 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.00%) Junior
13 9 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (18.67%) CSS
1 56 (18.67%) HTML
1 56 (18.67%) JSON
1 56 (18.67%) RESTful
2 53 (17.67%) REST
3 52 (17.33%) .NET
4 50 (16.67%) Spring
5 44 (14.67%) XML
6 38 (12.67%) Web Services
7 35 (11.67%) HTML5
8 33 (11.00%) Django
8 33 (11.00%) Play Framework
8 33 (11.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 32 (10.67%) Spring MVC
10 31 (10.33%) Guice
11 30 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 29 (9.67%) ASP.NET
12 29 (9.67%) jQuery
13 28 (9.33%) Ajax
14 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.00%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.00%) User Experience
3 15 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.67%) W3C
6 7 (2.33%) Life Science
6 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.67%) PKI
8 4 (1.33%) Clustering
8 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.00%) Replication
9 3 (1.00%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.67%) Fintech
10 2 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.67%) Linux
2 44 (14.67%) Windows
3 39 (13.00%) Unix
4 13 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.00%) Debian
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) CentOS
8 2 (0.67%) VMS
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (25.67%) Scrum
4 73 (24.33%) MVC
5 65 (21.67%) TDD
6 60 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 57 (19.00%) ETL
8 51 (17.00%) Data Modelling
8 51 (17.00%) Open Source
9 50 (16.67%) SDLC
10 41 (13.67%) BDD
11 39 (13.00%) Analytics
12 38 (12.67%) Configuration Management
13 35 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 34 (11.33%) Kanban
15 33 (11.00%) Data Management
16 31 (10.33%) OWASP
16 31 (10.33%) Web Design
17 30 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 152 (50.67%) SQL
2 101 (33.67%) Java
3 83 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 54 (18.00%) C#
5 49 (16.33%) Python
6 41 (13.67%) Scala
7 40 (13.33%) Ruby
8 27 (9.00%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.67%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 12 (4.00%) R
11 12 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 10 (3.33%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.67%) C++
14 7 (2.33%) Perl
15 5 (1.67%) VB
16 4 (1.33%) Java 8
16 4 (1.33%) VBA
16 4 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (9.33%) Degree
2 24 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (2.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.33%) QA
3 7 (2.33%) GDPR
4 3 (1.00%) WCAG
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (5.33%) Docker
2 10 (3.33%) HDFS
3 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) ACF2
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) RACF
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.33%) Ansible
2 10 (3.33%) Puppet
3 8 (2.67%) Terraform
4 7 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.00%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.67%) Ambari
7 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.67%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.67%) Nagios
7 2 (0.67%) Oozie
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.33%) Grafana
8 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Packer
8 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.67%) Oracle
3 36 (12.00%) Google
4 25 (8.33%) Talend
5 15 (5.00%) Informatica
6 13 (4.33%) MuleSoft
6 13 (4.33%) Tableau
7 11 (3.67%) Ab Initio
7 11 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.00%) Workday
9 8 (2.67%) HP
10 7 (2.33%) IBM
11 6 (2.00%) Cloudera
11 6 (2.00%) SAP
11 6 (2.00%) Sybase
12 4 (1.33%) Anite
12 4 (1.33%) Teradata
13 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.00%) CA
13 3 (1.00%) Telerik