Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 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 Management System (RDBMS)
England > South West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 189 159
Rank change year-on-year +29 -30 +44
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 35 14 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.27% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 1.36% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 38
South West median daily rate £500 £330 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -13.44% +8.54%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £310
90th Percentile £575 £578 £438
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +93.55% -43.98% -9.96%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,081 1,032 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.38% 19.66% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 667 920
South West median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 18
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +20.30% +46.54%
10th Percentile £21.13 £19.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £73.25 £45.75 £47.38
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +4.34%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the South West over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 27 May 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
Devon +10 16 £425 +28.79% 5
Dorset - 9 £425 - 2
Bristol +1 5 £500 -13.04% 8
Wiltshire +11 4 £550 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 - 6
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 West region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 35 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) Java
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
5 17 (48.57%) Linux
6 16 (45.71%) XML
7 15 (42.86%) Web Services
8 14 (40.00%) JIRA
9 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
9 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
10 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
10 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 10 (28.57%) HTML
12 9 (25.71%) MySQL
13 8 (22.86%) Python
14 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (20.00%) PHP
14 7 (20.00%) CSS
14 7 (20.00%) MVC
14 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 6 (17.14%) Web Development
15 6 (17.14%) JSON
15 6 (17.14%) Unix
15 6 (17.14%) C#
15 6 (17.14%) .NET
16 5 (14.29%) Oracle
16 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (14.29%) ETL
16 5 (14.29%) HTTP
16 5 (14.29%) Korn

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 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Endur
1 1 (2.86%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) Trello
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.71%) MySQL
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.43%) Ingres
5 4 (11.43%) MariaDB
5 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.71%) DataStage
7 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.71%) Pentaho
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.86%) DB2
8 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
8 1 (2.86%) OLTP
8 1 (2.86%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) JIRA
2 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.86%) FishEye
6 1 (2.86%) Grunt
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) PostCSS
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) RAD Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) XML
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
3 10 (28.57%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (17.14%) .NET
5 6 (17.14%) JSON
6 5 (14.29%) RESTful
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.43%) POJO
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.57%) REST
9 2 (5.71%) Doctrine
9 2 (5.71%) JMS
9 2 (5.71%) Spring
10 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Ajax
10 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
10 1 (2.86%) GWT
10 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Web Development
4 5 (14.29%) ETL
4 5 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) RAD
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Python
5 7 (20.00%) PHP
6 6 (17.14%) C#
7 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (14.29%) Korn
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.71%) R
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) VBA
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Teradata
2 2 (5.71%) Zend
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Netezza
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLink
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore