The median contractor rate for a Database Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Designer
UK
Rank 595 627 619
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Designer 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £463 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 £506
% change year-on-year - -8.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Database Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Database Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Designer in the UK

Database Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Designer in the UK

Database Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Designer in the UK

Database Designer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +37 3 - - 1
London - 3 - -
City of London - 2 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Database Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Database Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Database Designer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle Database
3 12 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (85.71%) PL/SQL
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) Java
5 10 (71.43%) Unix
5 10 (71.43%) CRM
5 10 (71.43%) Data Modelling
5 10 (71.43%) RDBMS
5 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (64.29%) Change Control
6 9 (64.29%) Middleware
7 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
9 5 (35.71%) Billing
10 4 (28.57%) Replication
10 4 (28.57%) SOA
10 4 (28.57%) SDLC
10 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
11 3 (21.43%) Finance
12 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (14.29%) Scrum
12 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Database Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle Database
2 10 (71.43%) RDBMS
2 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Billing
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 3 (21.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) CRM
2 10 (71.43%) Data Modelling
3 9 (64.29%) Change Control
4 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Database Security
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PL/SQL
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) WorldPay
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter