Period
to 15 October 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 15 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 Management System (RDBMS)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 174 197
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 44 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 2.32% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 13
South West median daily rate £425 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.56% -20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £583 £486 £425
England median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -

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 1,315 1,077 1,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.75% 19.72% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 686 871
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £288 £256
90th Percentile £562 £534 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 29
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £37.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +14.62% -
10th Percentile £17.29 £14.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.35 £54.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +7.02% +3.64%

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 15 October 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 15 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
Gloucestershire +8 11 £475 +4.68% 3
Devon +5 10 £393 +15.44% 6
Somerset +4 10 £340 +7.94%
Bristol -13 6 £450 +26.76% 11
Dorset +1 4 £550 - 2
Wiltshire -11 4 £550 - 7
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 44 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
5 17 (38.64%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (34.09%) Data Modelling
7 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
8 13 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (29.55%) Kimball Methodology
9 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 12 (27.27%) ETL
10 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (25.00%) IBM
10 11 (25.00%) Teradata
10 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
10 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (22.73%) Inmon Methodology
11 10 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (22.73%) Data Management
11 10 (22.73%) Java
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle
11 10 (22.73%) ITIL
12 9 (20.45%) MySQL
12 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.45%) Test Automation

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 5 (11.36%) SAS
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Mule
2 2 (4.55%) WildFly
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Endur
1 1 (2.27%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) IaaS
2 5 (11.36%) PaaS
3 4 (9.09%) NuGet
4 2 (4.55%) GitHub
4 2 (4.55%) Trello
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.27%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) MPLS
2 1 (2.27%) OSPF
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (38.64%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 11 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 9 (20.45%) MySQL
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) DataStage
9 7 (15.91%) DB2
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (11.36%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (11.36%) QualityStage
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
13 3 (6.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.64%) Maven
3 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
4 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 5 (11.36%) JMeter
4 5 (11.36%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 4 (9.09%) NUnit
5 4 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (4.55%) Ant
6 2 (4.55%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.55%) ERwin
6 2 (4.55%) Mockito
6 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) DBA
3 6 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Modeller
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (6.82%) ETL Developer
6 3 (6.82%) MicroStrategy Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) RESTful
1 8 (18.18%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) JSON
3 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) JMS
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) NHibernate
4 5 (11.36%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.82%) GWT
6 3 (6.82%) Sass
6 3 (6.82%) Spring
7 2 (4.55%) Doctrine
7 2 (4.55%) JAX-RS
7 2 (4.55%) Spring Batch
7 2 (4.55%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) VMS
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Data Modelling
3 13 (29.55%) Kimball Methodology
4 12 (27.27%) ETL
5 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (22.73%) Data Management
6 10 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (22.73%) Inmon Methodology
6 10 (22.73%) ITIL
7 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) Data Governance
10 6 (13.64%) Data Security
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
10 6 (13.64%) RAD
10 6 (13.64%) UML
10 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.36%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.09%) Java 8
7 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.82%) C
9 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) JPQL
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) Python
10 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 3 (6.82%) ISO 20022
4 1 (2.27%) GDPR
4 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kibana
1 2 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Suricata
2 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) IBM
1 11 (25.00%) Teradata
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Netezza
5 4 (9.09%) SAP
6 3 (6.82%) Google
6 3 (6.82%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (4.55%) Apigee
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) Zend
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe
8 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) Nokia
8 1 (2.27%) OpenLink
8 1 (2.27%) Qualys
8 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.27%) VMware