The median contractor rate for a Junior DBA was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Junior Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 648 640
Rank change year-on-year +43 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior DBA 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.006% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £258 £195 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £193 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £198 £210
UK excluding London median daily rate - £195 £113
% change year-on-year - +73.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Junior DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior DBA in the UK

Junior DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior DBA in the UK

Junior DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior DBA over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior DBA in the UK

Junior DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior DBA in the UK

Junior DBA
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 Junior DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +40 5 £258 +32.05% 3
London +15 4 £258 -
UK excluding London +36 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -

Junior DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Junior DBA 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 Junior DBA in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) QA

Junior DBA 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle