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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
England / South East
Rank 79 118 169
Rank change year-on-year +39 +51  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 212 154 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.72% 1.67% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.41% 8.30% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 82 72
Median daily rate £438 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.70% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.70 £26.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.69% -79.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -7.14%  

Relational Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1581 1856 1733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.29% 20.13% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1202 1052
Median daily rate £409 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.03 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.41 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £54.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +64 116 £450 +5.88% 3
West Sussex +13 39 £468 +3.88% 7
Berkshire +24 22 £400 +12.28% 10
Hampshire -14 18 £413 +10.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £425 +21.42% 4
Oxfordshire -16 7 £95 -78.88% 3
East Sussex +4 1 £330 +32.00% 1
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 180 (56.78%) SQL
2 172 (54.26%) Oracle
3 112 (35.33%) Finance
4 95 (29.97%) RDBMS
5 93 (29.34%) Linux
6 91 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (27.13%) HTML
8 82 (25.87%) XML
9 80 (25.24%) Web Services
10 78 (24.61%) Analytical Skills
11 75 (23.66%) OO
12 72 (22.71%) Data Analysis
13 71 (22.40%) SDLC
14 69 (21.77%) Java
15 68 (21.45%) JavaScript
16 67 (21.14%) SQL Server
17 66 (20.82%) Python
17 66 (20.82%) Unix
18 60 (18.93%) CSS
19 58 (18.30%) Degree
20 55 (17.35%) Business Analysis
21 54 (17.03%) Oracle Database
22 53 (16.72%) OOD
23 50 (15.77%) Git (software)
24 48 (15.14%) Configuration Management
25 46 (14.51%) Web Development
26 44 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (13.88%) Jenkins
27 42 (13.25%) Subversion
28 39 (12.30%) PostgreSQL

Relational Database
Top Related 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 28 (8.83%) Apache
2 16 (5.05%) Confluence
3 14 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (4.10%) nginx
5 11 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.47%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.52%) JBoss
7 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (9.15%) MS Visio
2 17 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.52%) MS Office
4 3 (0.95%) GIMP
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (1.58%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) assyst
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.79%) IaaS
2 12 (3.79%) PaaS
3 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.46%) HTTP
2 7 (2.21%) Internet
2 7 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.89%) LDAP
4 3 (0.95%) DNS
4 3 (0.95%) Firewall
4 3 (0.95%) SAN
4 3 (0.95%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.63%) NAS
5 2 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) SMPP
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (29.97%) RDBMS
2 67 (21.14%) SQL Server
3 54 (17.03%) Oracle Database
4 39 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (7.57%) NoSQL
5 24 (7.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (6.94%) MySQL
7 21 (6.62%) MongoDB
8 20 (6.31%) Hadoop
8 20 (6.31%) SQLPlus
9 19 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (5.68%) Redis
11 16 (5.05%) Big Data
11 16 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (3.79%) CouchDB
12 12 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (3.47%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (2.21%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (15.77%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.88%) Jenkins
3 42 (13.25%) Subversion
4 26 (8.20%) JUnit
5 20 (6.31%) JIRA
6 14 (4.42%) Maven
7 13 (4.10%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.10%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.21%) Gradle
8 7 (2.21%) Selenium
9 6 (1.89%) Ant
9 6 (1.89%) ANTLR
9 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.89%) Mockito
10 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.26%) Hudson
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 112 (35.33%) Finance
2 17 (5.36%) Marketing
3 9 (2.84%) Retail
3 9 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.58%) Banking
5 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (41.01%) Developer
2 115 (36.28%) Analyst
3 87 (27.44%) Systems Analyst
4 44 (13.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 42 (13.25%) Pensions Analyst
6 34 (10.73%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 33 (10.41%) Java Developer
8 30 (9.46%) Scala Developer
9 29 (9.15%) Workflow Analyst
10 25 (7.89%) Consultant
10 25 (7.89%) SQL Developer
11 21 (6.62%) Oracle Developer
12 18 (5.68%) PL/SQL Developer
12 18 (5.68%) SQL Analyst
13 17 (5.36%) Database Analyst
14 15 (4.73%) Senior Developer
15 14 (4.42%) PHP Developer
16 13 (4.10%) Architect
17 11 (3.47%) Agile Developer
17 11 (3.47%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (27.13%) HTML
2 82 (25.87%) XML
3 80 (25.24%) Web Services
4 60 (18.93%) CSS
5 38 (11.99%) HTML5
6 37 (11.67%) REST
7 30 (9.46%) Spring
8 26 (8.20%) JSON
9 25 (7.89%) jQuery
10 22 (6.94%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.31%) CSS3
12 18 (5.68%) JMS
13 17 (5.36%) Ajax
13 17 (5.36%) RESTful
14 16 (5.05%) Django
15 15 (4.73%) LAMP
15 15 (4.73%) LAPP Stack
15 15 (4.73%) Node.js
16 14 (4.42%) .NET
17 13 (4.10%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.61%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.83%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.26%) User Experience
6 3 (0.95%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.63%) Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.32%) IVR
8 1 (0.32%) LIMS
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (29.34%) Linux
2 66 (20.82%) Unix
3 24 (7.57%) Windows
4 13 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.47%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.52%) AIX
6 8 (2.52%) Android
6 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.89%) Solaris
8 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.66%) OO
3 72 (22.71%) Data Analysis
4 71 (22.40%) SDLC
5 55 (17.35%) Business Analysis
6 53 (16.72%) OOD
7 48 (15.14%) Configuration Management
8 46 (14.51%) Web Development
9 44 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (10.41%) BPR
10 33 (10.41%) Scrum
11 31 (9.78%) Workflow
12 30 (9.46%) Business Process Analysis
13 28 (8.83%) MVC
14 27 (8.52%) ETL
14 27 (8.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (8.52%) Web Design
15 26 (8.20%) TDD
16 23 (7.26%) Mentoring
16 23 (7.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 180 (56.78%) SQL
2 69 (21.77%) Java
3 68 (21.45%) JavaScript
4 66 (20.82%) Python
5 34 (10.73%) Scala
6 28 (8.83%) PL/SQL
7 25 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.26%) C#
9 17 (5.36%) PHP
10 13 (4.10%) Perl
10 13 (4.10%) Ruby
11 9 (2.84%) R
12 7 (2.21%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.89%) VBA
14 5 (1.58%) VB
15 4 (1.26%) C
15 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.63%) Delphi
16 2 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 58 (18.30%) Degree
2 22 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.26%) CISSP
5 4 (1.26%) RHCE
5 4 (1.26%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.63%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) MCITP
8 1 (0.32%) MCTS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) GMP
4 1 (0.32%) IFRS
4 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) HDFS
2 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.95%) Docker
3 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (4.73%) Puppet
2 12 (3.79%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 172 (54.26%) Oracle
2 25 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.10%) Google
4 12 (3.79%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.79%) Zend
5 11 (3.47%) Adobe
6 10 (3.15%) SAP
7 7 (2.21%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.58%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.95%) CA
10 3 (0.95%) F5
10 3 (0.95%) hybris
10 3 (0.95%) Netezza
10 3 (0.95%) New Relic
10 3 (0.95%) Remedy
10 3 (0.95%) Teradata
11 2 (0.63%) FatWire
11 2 (0.63%) Splunk
11 2 (0.63%) VMware
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