The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 130 133
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 1.73% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Median daily rate £520 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £438 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

RDBMS 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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 540 577 675
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.72% 19.26% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 925 1223
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 25
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £12.25 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the South West

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the South West

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the South West

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Wiltshire -1 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Bristol -4 1 - - 5
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 West region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
7 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) LAMP
8 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Database Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) SAML
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) CentOS
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SANS
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Gemalto
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata