Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 108 152
Rank change year-on-year -29 +44 +6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 304 352 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.85% 2.17% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.58% 10.09% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 215 147
South East median daily rate £473 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £315 £267 £308
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £26.72 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.41% -33.21% +53.48%
10th Percentile £23.13 £11.17 £28.10
90th Percentile £44.38 £45.93 £43.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.15 £39.00
% change year-on-year +36.44% -20.13% +4.00%

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 3,544 3,489 3,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.53% 21.48% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,298 2,210 2,133
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 93
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £17.56 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £49.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +26 114 £438 +34.62% 57
Surrey -46 80 £513 +7.89% 25
Berkshire -22 59 £475 +46.15% 35
Buckinghamshire +39 41 £431 +36.90% 8
Hampshire -36 41 £375 -11.76% 19
West Sussex -19 31 £388 -25.48% 11
East Sussex +13 24 £550 +100.00% 4
Kent +21 15 £550 +29.41% 4
Oxfordshire +7 14 £420 -13.85% 14
Middlesex +13 5 £325 -20.73% 2
Sussex +7 2 £525 -4.55%
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 135 (44.41%) SQL
2 134 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (36.18%) JavaScript
4 100 (32.89%) Java
5 93 (30.59%) Linux
6 91 (29.93%) Oracle
7 90 (29.61%) RDBMS
8 89 (29.28%) SQL Server
9 88 (28.95%) Git (software)
10 83 (27.30%) HTML
11 82 (26.97%) CSS
12 74 (24.34%) Jenkins
13 70 (23.03%) Python
13 70 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
15 67 (22.04%) MVC
16 66 (21.71%) REST
17 63 (20.72%) Scrum
18 60 (19.74%) ETL
19 58 (19.08%) Web Services
19 58 (19.08%) C#
20 57 (18.75%) NoSQL
21 55 (18.09%) .NET
21 55 (18.09%) Microsoft
22 51 (16.78%) TDD
23 50 (16.45%) Test Automation
23 50 (16.45%) Windows
24 48 (15.79%) JSON
25 45 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
25 45 (14.80%) Big Data

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 27 (8.88%) Confluence
2 23 (7.57%) Apache Spark
3 17 (5.59%) SAS
4 16 (5.26%) IIS
5 9 (2.96%) Apache
5 9 (2.96%) CMS
6 5 (1.64%) LiveCycle
6 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.32%) WildFly
8 3 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.99%) Drupal
8 3 (0.99%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.97%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.66%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.59%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (3.95%) Serverless
5 9 (2.96%) GitHub
6 8 (2.63%) SaaS
7 6 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.97%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.64%) Azure Functions
9 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (1.32%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.99%) IaaS
10 3 (0.99%) PaaS
11 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.66%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.66%) Firebase
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.86%) HTTP
2 13 (4.28%) Internet
3 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.97%) VPN
5 5 (1.64%) DNS
6 3 (0.99%) DVB
6 3 (0.99%) Firewall
6 3 (0.99%) IMAP
6 3 (0.99%) SMTP
6 3 (0.99%) SSL
7 2 (0.66%) DSL
7 2 (0.66%) FTP
8 1 (0.33%) AMQP
8 1 (0.33%) DHCP
8 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (29.61%) RDBMS
2 89 (29.28%) SQL Server
3 57 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 45 (14.80%) Big Data
4 45 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (13.82%) Hadoop
6 30 (9.87%) Oracle Database
7 28 (9.21%) Data Lake
8 23 (7.57%) MySQL
8 23 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (6.58%) Apache Hive
9 20 (6.58%) Redis
10 18 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (5.26%) MongoDB
11 16 (5.26%) OLAP
11 16 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (3.62%) Power BI
13 10 (3.29%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (2.96%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 88 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 74 (24.34%) Jenkins
3 40 (13.16%) Subversion
4 39 (12.83%) JIRA
5 29 (9.54%) JUnit
6 26 (8.55%) Visual Studio
7 21 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (5.92%) Hudson
8 18 (5.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (5.59%) Selenium
10 10 (3.29%) Maven
11 9 (2.96%) ReSharper
12 8 (2.63%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.30%) NUnit
14 6 (1.97%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.64%) LoadRunner
15 5 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (11.18%) Finance
2 11 (3.62%) Retail
3 9 (2.96%) Marketing
4 8 (2.63%) Banking
4 8 (2.63%) Law
5 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.64%) Publishing
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 191 (62.83%) Developer
2 30 (9.87%) Analyst
3 29 (9.54%) .NET Developer
4 28 (9.21%) SQL Developer
5 27 (8.88%) Java Developer
6 25 (8.22%) Python Developer
7 24 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (7.89%) Scala Developer
8 20 (6.58%) Architect
8 20 (6.58%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.92%) Django Developer
9 18 (5.92%) Python/Django Developer
10 16 (5.26%) Agile Developer
11 15 (4.93%) ETL Developer
12 14 (4.61%) Data Analyst
12 14 (4.61%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.28%) Talend Developer
14 12 (3.95%) DBA
14 12 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (27.30%) HTML
2 82 (26.97%) CSS
3 66 (21.71%) REST
4 58 (19.08%) Web Services
5 55 (18.09%) .NET
6 48 (15.79%) JSON
7 43 (14.14%) Django
8 41 (13.49%) Spring
9 40 (13.16%) XML
10 39 (12.83%) RESTful
11 34 (11.18%) jQuery
12 33 (10.86%) HTML5
13 31 (10.20%) AngularJS
14 30 (9.87%) ASP.NET
15 27 (8.88%) Ajax
16 25 (8.22%) Play Framework
16 25 (8.22%) Ruby on Rails
17 24 (7.89%) Spring MVC
18 23 (7.57%) Guice
19 22 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.25%) User Experience
3 16 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.28%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.63%) W3C
7 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.64%) PKI
10 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.32%) Life Science
10 4 (1.32%) Replication
10 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.66%) Fintech
12 2 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 93 (30.59%) Linux
2 50 (16.45%) Windows
3 41 (13.49%) Unix
4 13 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) CentOS
7 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Android
8 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.66%) Debian
8 2 (0.66%) VMS
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (22.04%) MVC
5 63 (20.72%) Scrum
6 60 (19.74%) ETL
7 51 (16.78%) TDD
8 50 (16.45%) Test Automation
9 42 (13.82%) Analytics
9 42 (13.82%) Web Development
10 40 (13.16%) Open Source
10 40 (13.16%) SDLC
11 38 (12.50%) BDD
12 36 (11.84%) Data Modelling
13 31 (10.20%) Configuration Management
14 30 (9.87%) DevOps
14 30 (9.87%) Kanban
15 29 (9.54%) OO
15 29 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (9.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 135 (44.41%) SQL
2 110 (36.18%) JavaScript
3 100 (32.89%) Java
4 70 (23.03%) Python
5 58 (19.08%) C#
6 32 (10.53%) Scala
7 30 (9.87%) Ruby
8 23 (7.57%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.28%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.28%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.95%) C++
12 8 (2.63%) R
12 8 (2.63%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.30%) Perl
13 7 (2.30%) VBScript
14 5 (1.64%) C
14 5 (1.64%) VB
14 5 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.22%) Degree
3 17 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 17 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.30%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.33%) HNC
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.86%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.30%) GDPR
2 7 (2.30%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) WCAG
4 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (5.59%) Docker
2 10 (3.29%) HDFS
3 9 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) ACF2
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) RACF
6 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (4.61%) Ansible
1 14 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.29%) Puppet
2 10 (3.29%) Terraform
3 7 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.32%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.99%) Packer
7 2 (0.66%) Ambari
7 2 (0.66%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.66%) Kibana
7 2 (0.66%) Nagios
7 2 (0.66%) Oozie
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 91 (29.93%) Oracle
2 55 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 31 (10.20%) Google
4 26 (8.55%) Talend
5 16 (5.26%) Informatica
6 12 (3.95%) Ab Initio
6 12 (3.95%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.96%) Workday
8 8 (2.63%) IBM
9 7 (2.30%) Adobe
9 7 (2.30%) HP
10 6 (1.97%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.97%) Sybase
10 6 (1.97%) Tableau
11 5 (1.64%) SAP
12 4 (1.32%) Anite
12 4 (1.32%) Teradata
13 3 (0.99%) CA
13 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.99%) Sitecore