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 27 June 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.

Relational Database
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 107 109
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 39 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 1.14% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.18% 5.86% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 28
Median daily rate £425 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £560 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

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 543 580 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.88% 19.46% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 408 499
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +6 18 £388 -1.58% 10
Devon -2 7 £350 +9.37% 2
Gloucestershire +6 6 £425 -22.72% 1
Wiltshire +3 6 £440 +22.22% 2
Somerset - 1 - - 3
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (43.04%) Java
4 25 (31.65%) HTML
5 24 (30.38%) REST
6 22 (27.85%) CSS
6 22 (27.85%) Python
7 21 (26.58%) Oracle
8 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
10 17 (21.52%) Data Modelling
11 16 (20.25%) Hibernate
12 15 (18.99%) Linux
12 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (18.99%) Spring
12 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (17.72%) Web Services
14 13 (16.46%) RDBMS
14 13 (16.46%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (16.46%) Finance
15 12 (15.19%) JSON
15 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.92%) JSP
16 11 (13.92%) Servlets
16 11 (13.92%) MySQL
16 11 (13.92%) Struts
16 11 (13.92%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
16 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
16 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (6.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.53%) CMS
4 2 (2.53%) Confluence
4 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.27%) Drupal
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) DNS
1 4 (5.06%) LAN
1 4 (5.06%) LDAP
1 4 (5.06%) SAN
1 4 (5.06%) WAN
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) NAS
3 2 (2.53%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (16.46%) RDBMS
3 11 (13.92%) MySQL
3 11 (13.92%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.06%) Neo4j
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.53%) Big Data
9 2 (2.53%) DB2
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Hudson
3 4 (5.06%) Maven
3 4 (5.06%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (3.80%) Ant
4 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.53%) Gradle
5 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (70.89%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Python Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 5 (6.33%) AWS Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) ETL Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Polyglot Developer
8 3 (3.80%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Graduate Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Graduate IT Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) IT Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (2.53%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Trainee Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) HTML
2 24 (30.38%) REST
3 22 (27.85%) CSS
4 16 (20.25%) Hibernate
5 15 (18.99%) Spring
6 14 (17.72%) Web Services
7 12 (15.19%) JSON
8 11 (13.92%) JSP
8 11 (13.92%) Servlets
8 11 (13.92%) Struts
9 8 (10.13%) Flask
10 6 (7.59%) .NET
11 5 (6.33%) SOAP
11 5 (6.33%) XML
12 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.06%) Django
12 4 (5.06%) HTML5
12 4 (5.06%) RESTful
13 3 (3.80%) Dropwizard
13 3 (3.80%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.06%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) Linked Data
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) e-Health
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
3 9 (11.39%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Debian
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) Data Modelling
3 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
5 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Web Development
7 8 (10.13%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (10.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) SDLC
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 7 (8.86%) Data Engineering
9 6 (7.59%) ETL
9 6 (7.59%) Validation
10 5 (6.33%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.33%) OO
10 5 (6.33%) Open Source
10 5 (6.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) Python
4 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) Perl
6 7 (8.86%) C#
7 6 (7.59%) C
7 6 (7.59%) PHP
8 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.06%) Ruby
9 4 (5.06%) Scala
10 3 (3.80%) C++
10 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.27%) ES6
12 1 (1.27%) Go
12 1 (1.27%) R
12 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) HNC
3 4 (5.06%) HND
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CISA
5 1 (1.27%) CISM
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) GSEC
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.53%) HL7
3 1 (1.27%) Basel II
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Xen
3 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.27%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) Teradata
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.59%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) Talend
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) arcserve
7 2 (2.53%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix
7 2 (2.53%) Dell
7 2 (2.53%) F5
7 2 (2.53%) Gemalto
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) hybris
7 2 (2.53%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.27%) Facebook
8 1 (1.27%) Rackspace