Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 170 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 60 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.92% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.12% 3.16% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 11
South West median daily rate £450 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -8.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £321
90th Percentile £501 £506 £545
England median daily rate £525 £525 £454
% change year-on-year - +15.77% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -37.14% -16.67% +5.00%

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 1,457 1,076 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.35% 19.29% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 681 847
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -8.43%
10th Percentile £18.59 £13.39 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £58.75 £46.90
England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.76% +19.09% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Bristol -9 21 £450 +23.29% 2
Gloucestershire -4 14 £481 +6.06% 3
Somerset +5 10 £340 +7.94% 1
Devon +2 10 £390 +14.71% 10
Dorset -4 3 £650 +67.74% 4
Wiltshire -25 1 £375 -11.24% 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 60 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (48.33%) SQL
3 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 21 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (28.33%) Web Services
7 17 (28.33%) Data Modelling
7 17 (28.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 16 (26.67%) ETL
8 16 (26.67%) Java
8 16 (26.67%) Finance
9 15 (25.00%) Teradata
9 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 15 (25.00%) IBM
9 15 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 15 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (23.33%) Inmon Methodology
10 14 (23.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (23.33%) Oracle
10 14 (23.33%) Data Management
10 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (21.67%) ITIL
11 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.33%) DB2
13 11 (18.33%) Unix
13 11 (18.33%) Linux

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 7 (11.67%) SAS
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) Mule
4 2 (3.33%) WildFly
5 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.33%) IaaS
3 5 (8.33%) PaaS
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (6.67%) NuGet
4 4 (6.67%) Serverless
5 2 (3.33%) Apigee
6 1 (1.67%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) BGP
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) MPLS
1 1 (1.67%) OSPF
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 21 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 15 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (18.33%) DataStage
6 11 (18.33%) DB2
6 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (16.67%) MySQL
8 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (11.67%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (11.67%) QualityStage
10 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (8.33%) Big Data
12 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
12 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
12 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (6.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
2 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) JMeter
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (6.67%) ERwin
4 4 (6.67%) JUnit
4 4 (6.67%) NUnit
4 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Checkstyle
6 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.33%) Mockito
6 2 (3.33%) NeoLoad
6 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) DBA
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Data Modeller
4 6 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.33%) ETL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.00%) MicroStrategy Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) React Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) CSS
2 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) Itk
2 8 (13.33%) LDAP
2 8 (13.33%) RESTful
3 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.00%) JMS
4 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 5 (8.33%) JSON
4 5 (8.33%) NHibernate
4 5 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) GWT
5 3 (5.00%) Sass
5 3 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
6 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.33%) Blog
5 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.33%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
1 11 (18.33%) Unix
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) VMS
4 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Data Modelling
2 17 (28.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 16 (26.67%) ETL
4 15 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (23.33%) Data Management
5 14 (23.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 14 (23.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (21.67%) ITIL
7 10 (16.67%) DevOps
7 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.00%) Data Governance
8 9 (15.00%) Data Lineage
8 9 (15.00%) Data Security
8 9 (15.00%) RAD
8 9 (15.00%) SDLC
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
6 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (13.33%) Python
8 6 (10.00%) C#
9 5 (8.33%) C
10 4 (6.67%) Java 8
10 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.67%) Scala
11 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.33%) JPQL
11 2 (3.33%) VB
12 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.67%) Perl
12 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 3 (5.00%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) KVM
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.33%) Kibana
2 2 (3.33%) logstash
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Suricata
3 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) IBM
1 15 (25.00%) Teradata
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 11 (18.33%) Netezza
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) SAP
6 3 (5.00%) Google
6 3 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.33%) Informatica
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe
8 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) Nokia
8 1 (1.67%) Qualys
8 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.67%) Splunk
8 1 (1.67%) VMware