Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Designer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Database Designer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 877 880
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Database Designer 10 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.019% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 7
UK median daily rate £375 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -18.06% +5.88%
10th Percentile £238 £313 £420
90th Percentile £505 £466 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +30.77% -27.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Database Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Database Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Designer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Designer in the UK

Database Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Designer in the UK

Database Designer
Top 4 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +19 7 £325 -27.78%
London -27 7 £325 -23.53%
UK excluding London +15 3 £425 +30.77%
Scotland -11 3 £425 +30.77%

Database Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Spatial Data
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Informatics
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Database Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) D3.js
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (20.00%) Informatics
1 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) API Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau