The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
England / South West
Rank 96 71 84
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 40 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 2.38% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.75% 11.37% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 50
Median daily rate £330 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -26.62% -7.14%  

Relational Database 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 457 607 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.60% 20.92% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 439 529
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £15.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the South West

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in the South West

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the South West

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the South West

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Bristol -3 17 £475 +31.03% 12
Dorset +9 10 £325 -24.63% 3
Devon -2 6 £330 +2.32% 3
Somerset -3 3 £325 -24.63% 4
Wiltshire -4 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -12 1 £400 -27.27% 4
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (40.23%) Java
4 28 (32.18%) HTML
5 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
6 23 (26.44%) RDBMS
7 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
8 21 (24.14%) CSS
8 21 (24.14%) Spring
8 21 (24.14%) REST
9 20 (22.99%) Oracle
10 19 (21.84%) Linux
10 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
11 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
12 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
13 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.24%) Python
14 14 (16.09%) Unix
14 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
14 14 (16.09%) Finance
15 13 (14.94%) Web Services
15 13 (14.94%) Open Source
16 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (13.79%) Scrum
17 11 (12.64%) JSP
17 11 (12.64%) JSON
17 11 (12.64%) Docker
18 10 (11.49%) MongoDB
18 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
18 10 (11.49%) Servlets

Relational Database
Top Related 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 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (4.60%) Confluence
1 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Heroku
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.60%) OpenShift
1 4 (4.60%) PaaS
1 4 (4.60%) Slack
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (2.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) DNS
2 5 (5.75%) LAN
2 5 (5.75%) WAN
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) LDAP
4 2 (2.30%) SAN
5 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) RDBMS
2 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.49%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.90%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (4.60%) MySQL
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.30%) DB2
11 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.20%) JIRA
4 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.05%) Gradle
5 5 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.75%) Bitbucket
5 5 (5.75%) PeopleTools
5 5 (5.75%) Subversion
6 4 (4.60%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.45%) Ant
7 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.45%) JUnit
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.30%) Capybara
8 2 (2.30%) Hudson
8 2 (2.30%) RSpec
8 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Electronics
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (65.52%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Python Developer
4 5 (5.75%) Analyst
4 5 (5.75%) AWS Developer
4 5 (5.75%) Consultant
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
4 5 (5.75%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
5 4 (4.60%) Tester
6 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 3 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Scala Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) HTML
2 21 (24.14%) CSS
2 21 (24.14%) REST
2 21 (24.14%) Spring
3 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
4 13 (14.94%) Web Services
5 11 (12.64%) JSON
5 11 (12.64%) JSP
6 10 (11.49%) Servlets
6 10 (11.49%) Struts
7 9 (10.34%) .NET
7 9 (10.34%) XML
8 8 (9.20%) Flask
8 8 (9.20%) RESTful
9 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.05%) Dropwizard
9 7 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.75%) Grails
10 5 (5.75%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) e-Health
6 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 9 (10.34%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) AIX
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.94%) Open Source
4 12 (13.79%) Scrum
5 10 (11.49%) OO
6 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.34%) Web Design
7 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.20%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.20%) Project Management
8 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (8.05%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (8.05%) Data Engineering
8 7 (8.05%) Microservices
8 7 (8.05%) Migration
8 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.05%) Web Development
9 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 35 (40.23%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.24%) Python
5 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.34%) C#
7 7 (8.05%) Scala
8 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.75%) C
9 5 (5.75%) Groovy
9 5 (5.75%) Perl
10 4 (4.60%) PHP
10 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
11 3 (3.45%) PeopleCode
11 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.45%) SQR
12 2 (2.30%) C++
13 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.15%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
5 3 (3.45%) ISEB
5 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CISA
7 1 (1.15%) CISM
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) GSEC
7 1 (1.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9000
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) Basel II
2 2 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Docker
2 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) LXC
3 2 (2.30%) Shibboleth
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) KVM
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (4.60%) IBM
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) Teradata
6 2 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) Dell
6 2 (2.30%) F5
6 2 (2.30%) Gemalto
6 2 (2.30%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) IFS
6 2 (2.30%) Juniper
6 2 (2.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.15%) Facebook
7 1 (1.15%) Intel
7 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
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