Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 132 118
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 86 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.37% 1.36% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.42% 6.53% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 59
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £311
90th Percentile £588 £558 £518
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South West median hourly rate £41.00 - £11.00
10th Percentile £40.50 - £10.50
90th Percentile £41.50 - £11.50
England median hourly rate £46.03 £40.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.66% +170.00% -58.33%

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 1,159 1,102 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.47% 20.76% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 760 632
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £258
90th Percentile £600 £538 £520
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 25
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.62% -8.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £10.08 £18.50 £12.60
90th Percentile £43.95 £56.04 £49.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £29.81
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.70% +4.60%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +1 32 £550 +22.22% 15
Devon -4 20 £400 +6.67% 9
Gloucestershire -19 15 £500 +29.03% 2
Wiltshire -25 14 £438 -20.45% 8
Somerset -1 3 £450 -1.37% 1
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 43 (50.00%) Java
2 39 (45.35%) Test Automation
3 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.05%) RDBMS
5 30 (34.88%) Git (software)
6 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
7 28 (32.56%) SQL
8 25 (29.07%) RESTful
9 21 (24.42%) Linux
9 21 (24.42%) REST
10 20 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (22.09%) CSS
11 19 (22.09%) HTML
11 19 (22.09%) Oracle
12 18 (20.93%) Unix
12 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
13 17 (19.77%) TDD
13 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
14 16 (18.60%) Python
14 16 (18.60%) Web Services
14 16 (18.60%) Web Design
14 16 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (18.60%) Ruby
15 15 (17.44%) JIRA
15 15 (17.44%) Scala
15 15 (17.44%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (17.44%) JUnit
15 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (16.28%) HTTP
16 14 (16.28%) SAP

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 13 (15.12%) Confluence
2 7 (8.14%) WildFly
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.30%) Power Platform
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (4.65%) Serverless
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.16%) GitHub
7 1 (1.16%) PaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Trello
7 1 (1.16%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) SNMP
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.30%) Power BI
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.14%) Big Data
3 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.65%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) DB2
8 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.44%) JIRA
2 15 (17.44%) JUnit
3 14 (16.28%) Subversion
4 10 (11.63%) Vagrant
5 9 (10.47%) HP UFT
5 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.47%) LoadRunner
5 9 (10.47%) Maven
6 7 (8.14%) Checkstyle
6 7 (8.14%) Liquibase
6 7 (8.14%) Mockito
6 7 (8.14%) SonarQube
7 6 (6.98%) Hudson
8 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.33%) webpack
9 1 (1.16%) Grunt
9 1 (1.16%) PostCSS
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium
9 1 (1.16%) tSQLt
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Electronics
3 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (62.79%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Scala Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Agile Developer
6 8 (9.30%) AWS Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Designer
8 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Test Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) RESTful
2 21 (24.42%) REST
3 19 (22.09%) CSS
3 19 (22.09%) HTML
4 16 (18.60%) Web Services
5 9 (10.47%) Hibernate
5 9 (10.47%) Play Framework
5 9 (10.47%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (10.47%) Spring
6 8 (9.30%) JMS
6 8 (9.30%) JSON
6 8 (9.30%) Node.js
7 7 (8.14%) Drools
7 7 (8.14%) Java EE
7 7 (8.14%) JAX-RS
7 7 (8.14%) Lambda Expressions
7 7 (8.14%) WireMock
8 6 (6.98%) Django
8 6 (6.98%) Guice
8 6 (6.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Equities
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) Unix
3 8 (9.30%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.14%) VMS
5 4 (4.65%) Windows
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) zOS
8 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Test Automation
2 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
4 17 (19.77%) TDD
5 16 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (18.60%) Web Design
6 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (17.44%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (16.28%) Microservices
8 13 (15.12%) Web Development
9 12 (13.95%) Scrum
9 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
10 11 (12.79%) MVC
10 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (10.47%) Build Automation
12 9 (10.47%) Kanban
12 9 (10.47%) Psychology
12 9 (10.47%) Test Management
12 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.56%) SQL
4 16 (18.60%) Python
4 16 (18.60%) Ruby
5 15 (17.44%) Scala
6 12 (13.95%) PL/SQL
7 10 (11.63%) VB
8 9 (10.47%) C
8 9 (10.47%) Java 8
9 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
10 7 (8.14%) JPQL
11 4 (4.65%) C#
11 4 (4.65%) PHP
12 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (1.16%) Perl
14 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) MCP
3 9 (10.47%) OCP
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (10.47%) SAP Certification
4 8 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) HP ALM
1 9 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.33%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Oracle
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.28%) SAP
4 10 (11.63%) Google
5 9 (10.47%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.16%) Sun
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (1.16%) Tableau
7 1 (1.16%) Talend
7 1 (1.16%) Teradata
7 1 (1.16%) Zend