Period
to 24 April 2018

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 6 months to 24 April 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 120 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 -35 +34
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 95 81 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.85% 1.55% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.80% 8.05% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 105
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £563 £540 £521
England median daily rate £500 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £11.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £17.43 £40.75
% change year-on-year +138.10% -57.23% +0.37%

Relational Database 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 1,080 1,006 1,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.00% 19.25% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 666 936
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £288 £257 £263
90th Percentile £545 £525 £501
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 16
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £17.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +126.47% -34.58%
10th Percentile £21.13 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £85.15 £43.00 £48.13
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.99% -15.20%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 April 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 +10 44 £475 +5.56% 15
Devon +8 20 £410 +24.24% 7
Gloucestershire +14 11 £318 -20.63% 13
Dorset -10 9 £425 +30.77% 7
Wiltshire +9 5 £415 -19.02% 6
Somerset -7 1 - - 4
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 63 (66.32%) SQL
2 50 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (46.32%) Java
4 36 (37.89%) RDBMS
5 30 (31.58%) Web Services
6 27 (28.42%) Linux
7 24 (25.26%) XML
7 24 (25.26%) Python
8 23 (24.21%) MySQL
9 22 (23.16%) ETL
9 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
10 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
10 21 (22.11%) TDD
10 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
11 20 (21.05%) Oracle
11 20 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (20.00%) HTML
13 18 (18.95%) Finance
14 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
15 16 (16.84%) JIRA
15 16 (16.84%) MVC
15 16 (16.84%) Unix
15 16 (16.84%) CSS
16 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
17 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
17 14 (14.74%) Analytics
17 14 (14.74%) SDLC

Relational Database
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 12 (12.63%) SAS
2 10 (10.53%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) CMS
3 3 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.05%) Liferay
5 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) GitHub
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) NAS
2 3 (3.16%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) SMS
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) RDBMS
2 23 (24.21%) MySQL
3 20 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 8 (8.42%) Pentaho
7 6 (6.32%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (6.32%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (5.26%) CouchDB
8 5 (5.26%) Ingres
8 5 (5.26%) MariaDB
8 5 (5.26%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.26%) Riak
9 4 (4.21%) Big Data
9 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.84%) JIRA
3 5 (5.26%) git-flow
3 5 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (5.26%) Mocha
3 5 (5.26%) SonarQube
3 5 (5.26%) webpack
4 4 (4.21%) Ant
4 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.16%) Grunt
5 3 (3.16%) Hudson
5 3 (3.16%) PostCSS
6 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.11%) Gradle
6 2 (2.11%) gulp
6 2 (2.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (68.42%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) Python Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (6.32%) ETL Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Agile Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) NoSQL Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.58%) Web Services
2 24 (25.26%) XML
3 19 (20.00%) HTML
4 16 (16.84%) CSS
5 13 (13.68%) .NET
6 12 (12.63%) REST
7 10 (10.53%) Spring
7 10 (10.53%) Spring Boot
8 9 (9.47%) RESTful
9 7 (7.37%) Flask
9 7 (7.37%) Play Framework
10 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.32%) Servlets
10 6 (6.32%) SOAP
11 5 (5.26%) Apache Wicket
11 5 (5.26%) DOM
11 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.26%) JSON
11 5 (5.26%) SAX
11 5 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Linked Data
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.05%) iSeries
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Unix
3 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Windows
5 2 (2.11%) AIX
5 2 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) ETL
3 21 (22.11%) TDD
4 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.84%) MVC
6 14 (14.74%) Analytics
6 14 (14.74%) SDLC
6 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
7 13 (13.68%) BDD
7 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
8 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.63%) Web Development
9 10 (10.53%) Microservices
10 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.42%) Visualisation
12 7 (7.37%) Data Governance
12 7 (7.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 63 (66.32%) SQL
2 44 (46.32%) Java
3 24 (25.26%) Python
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.58%) C#
5 11 (11.58%) PHP
6 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.47%) R
7 7 (7.37%) Perl
7 7 (7.37%) Ruby
7 7 (7.37%) Scala
8 6 (6.32%) Korn
9 5 (5.26%) C
9 5 (5.26%) Groovy
9 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.21%) VBA
11 3 (3.16%) C++
12 2 (2.11%) ES7
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) Basel II
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
4 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Docker
2 3 (3.16%) Xen
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Oracle
2 12 (12.63%) Teradata
3 7 (7.37%) Talend
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) Google
5 3 (3.16%) IBM
5 3 (3.16%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) Tableau
6 2 (2.11%) Zend
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) Netezza