Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 119 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 -19 +61
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 289 361 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 2.20% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.45% 10.17% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 215 231
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £321 £270
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £40.50 £26.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +51.60% -35.24%
10th Percentile £30.03 £28.30 £11.17
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.00 £45.93
England median hourly rate £49.13 £40.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.31% +35.00% -16.67%

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 2,766 3,549 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.44% 21.63% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,711 2,275 2,209
South East median daily rate £450 £448 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +11.74% +0.13%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £277
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 59 71
South East median hourly rate £45.32 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.48% +40.00% -33.77%
10th Percentile £15.23 £13.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £58.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% -

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 94 £425 -3.68% 32
Hampshire +31 87 £413 +10.13% 27
Surrey -4 66 £484 -5.56% 17
Berkshire -1 57 £419 -14.10% 16
Buckinghamshire -2 28 £340 -22.29% 9
Kent +9 19 £488 -11.36% 10
East Sussex -2 17 £500 -4.76% 5
Oxfordshire +21 9 £438 +4.17% 7
West Sussex -11 3 £425 +9.68% 7
Sussex -2 2 - -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 184 (63.67%) SQL
2 136 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 118 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (38.75%) Oracle
5 94 (32.53%) RDBMS
6 85 (29.41%) Java
7 78 (26.99%) .NET
8 77 (26.64%) Linux
9 69 (23.88%) HTML
10 68 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 63 (21.80%) C#
12 60 (20.76%) JavaScript
13 56 (19.38%) Scrum
13 56 (19.38%) Git (software)
14 53 (18.34%) Windows
14 53 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (16.61%) Azure
16 48 (16.61%) Python
16 48 (16.61%) CSS
17 47 (16.26%) NoSQL
17 47 (16.26%) DevOps
18 46 (15.92%) TDD
19 44 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
20 43 (14.88%) Oracle Database
20 43 (14.88%) ETL
21 42 (14.53%) JSON
21 42 (14.53%) Performance Tuning
22 41 (14.19%) AWS
22 41 (14.19%) Unix

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 15 (5.19%) Apache Spark
1 15 (5.19%) SAS
2 13 (4.50%) Confluence
3 9 (3.11%) Jupyter
3 9 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.42%) Apache
4 7 (2.42%) Appian
5 6 (2.08%) nginx
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.04%) JBoss
9 2 (0.69%) IIS
9 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.35%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.11%) Sonata
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.61%) Azure
2 41 (14.19%) AWS
3 22 (7.61%) Power Platform
4 20 (6.92%) GitHub
5 14 (4.84%) SaaS
6 13 (4.50%) GCP
6 13 (4.50%) OpenShift
7 11 (3.81%) PaaS
8 10 (3.46%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (3.11%) npm
10 8 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.38%) BlazeMeter
12 3 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.04%) Coveralls
13 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.69%) IaaS
13 2 (0.69%) NuGet
13 2 (0.69%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.19%) HTTP
2 10 (3.46%) SAN
3 9 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.42%) LAN
4 7 (2.42%) WAN
5 6 (2.08%) DNS
6 5 (1.73%) Internet
6 5 (1.73%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) Firewall
7 1 (0.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.35%) MPLS
7 1 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 94 (32.53%) RDBMS
3 53 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (16.26%) NoSQL
5 43 (14.88%) Oracle Database
6 35 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (11.76%) Big Data
8 30 (10.38%) MySQL
9 24 (8.30%) Hadoop
10 23 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (7.61%) MongoDB
11 22 (7.61%) Power BI
12 20 (6.92%) Data Lake
13 17 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (4.84%) Apache Hive
15 14 (4.84%) DB2
16 12 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (4.15%) Oracle Exadata
16 12 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (19.38%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.92%) JIRA
4 16 (5.54%) Selenium
5 15 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.15%) Grunt
6 12 (4.15%) NUnit
6 12 (4.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (3.81%) SonarQube
8 10 (3.46%) Maven
8 10 (3.46%) webpack
9 9 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (2.77%) Subversion
10 8 (2.77%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.08%) Moq
11 6 (2.08%) MSTest
11 6 (2.08%) ReSharper
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.73%) JMeter
12 5 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (12.80%) Finance
2 10 (3.46%) Banking
3 8 (2.77%) Games
3 8 (2.77%) Legal
4 6 (2.08%) Retail
5 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.04%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (45.67%) Developer
2 29 (10.03%) DBA
3 28 (9.69%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.61%) Analyst
5 20 (6.92%) Consultant
6 18 (6.23%) Architect
7 16 (5.54%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.54%) Angular Developer
7 16 (5.54%) Oracle DBA
8 15 (5.19%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.50%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.15%) ETL Developer
10 12 (4.15%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.81%) Data Engineer
11 11 (3.81%) Database Developer
11 11 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.46%) Database Engineer
12 10 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.99%) .NET
2 69 (23.88%) HTML
3 48 (16.61%) CSS
4 42 (14.53%) JSON
5 38 (13.15%) Spring
5 38 (13.15%) XML
6 35 (12.11%) AngularJS
7 33 (11.42%) HTML5
8 32 (11.07%) .NET Framework
9 30 (10.38%) RESTful
10 25 (8.65%) ASP.NET
11 23 (7.96%) Web Services
12 22 (7.61%) .NET Core
13 20 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (5.54%) Middleware
15 15 (5.19%) Ajax
15 15 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (5.19%) Node.js
16 14 (4.84%) REST
16 14 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.96%) Data Structures
3 15 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.77%) Clustering
5 7 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.08%) Replication
7 5 (1.73%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.73%) User Experience
8 4 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.38%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.35%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 77 (26.64%) Linux
2 53 (18.34%) Windows
3 41 (14.19%) Unix
4 18 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.81%) AIX
7 7 (2.42%) CentOS
8 5 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.73%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.04%) Android
10 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.38%) Scrum
3 50 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (16.26%) DevOps
5 46 (15.92%) TDD
6 44 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (14.88%) ETL
8 42 (14.53%) Performance Tuning
9 39 (13.49%) Analytics
9 39 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (12.11%) Data Modelling
11 33 (11.42%) MVC
12 31 (10.73%) SDLC
13 30 (10.38%) OO
14 28 (9.69%) Migration
14 28 (9.69%) Test Automation
15 23 (7.96%) Mentoring
15 23 (7.96%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (7.61%) ITIL
17 20 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 184 (63.67%) SQL
2 85 (29.41%) Java
3 63 (21.80%) C#
4 60 (20.76%) JavaScript
5 48 (16.61%) Python
6 32 (11.07%) T-SQL
7 27 (9.34%) Shell Script
8 19 (6.57%) PL/SQL
9 18 (6.23%) Java 8
10 17 (5.88%) C++
11 12 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.11%) Ruby
12 9 (3.11%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.77%) Scala
14 7 (2.42%) C
15 6 (2.08%) Perl
16 5 (1.73%) R
17 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.38%) ES6
17 4 (1.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.92%) Degree
4 6 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.38%) HNC
6 4 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.04%) OCP
8 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.69%) MCSA
8 2 (0.69%) MCSE
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.46%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) GDPR
4 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.04%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (10.73%) Docker
2 16 (5.54%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.73%) HDFS
6 5 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (6.23%) Kubernetes
2 16 (5.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (5.19%) Ansible
4 11 (3.81%) Data Guard
4 11 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.11%) Oozie
6 8 (2.77%) Puppet
7 7 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.38%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.04%) Terraform
10 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Grafana
11 1 (0.35%) Graphite
11 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 112 (38.75%) Oracle
2 68 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.88%) IBM
4 16 (5.54%) Google
5 15 (5.19%) Talend
6 14 (4.84%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.81%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.81%) Tableau
8 10 (3.46%) NetApp
8 10 (3.46%) VMware
9 9 (3.11%) Informatica
10 7 (2.42%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.42%) EMC
10 7 (2.42%) Hortonworks
10 7 (2.42%) StreamSets
11 6 (2.08%) DevExpress
11 6 (2.08%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.73%) Minitab
13 3 (1.04%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.04%) Cypress Semiconductor