Relational Database Contracts

Relational Database
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 200 171 155
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 -5
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 530 1,054 1,664
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.60% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.39% 8.59% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 721 1,202
10th Percentile £350 £411 £408
25th Percentile £418 £475 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £580
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% -0.90% +14.33%
75th Percentile £650 £713 £700
90th Percentile £768 £775 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £540 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% +13.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
10th Percentile £24.25 - £9.50
25th Percentile £41.13 £21.24 £23.70
Median hourly rate £51.78 £22.49 £60.00
Median % change year-on-year +130.28% -62.53% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75.40 £68.75 £65.54
90th Percentile £76.53 £75.00 £66.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.78 £57.50 £65.50
% change year-on-year -9.95% -12.21% +19.09%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,173 12,266 18,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.21% 18.62% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,064 8,633 13,335
10th Percentile £350 £375 £363
25th Percentile £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +8.59%
75th Percentile £650 £669 £650
90th Percentile £745 £752 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 164 197
10th Percentile £15.95 £21.24 £16.54
25th Percentile £20.98 £31.00 £23.70
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.70 £43.34
Median % change year-on-year -23.70% +28.53% +60.62%
75th Percentile £62.85 £67.50 £60.00
90th Percentile £76.53 £78.68 £69.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £39.73
% change year-on-year -27.27% +38.45% +67.26%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Relational Database.

Daily rate trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Relational Database over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Relational Database.

Hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Relational Database over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Hourly rate histogram for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England -36 450 £550 -6.38% 331
London -15 269 £575 -8.00% 169
UK excluding London -15 218 £525 -2.78% 189
Work from Home -5 215 £536 -10.63% 183
South East -10 66 £548 -0.45% 38
North of England +26 62 £534 +6.80% 43
North West 0 42 £534 +6.80% 30
Midlands +27 34 £423 -21.76% 41
Scotland -22 24 £438 -41.67% 12
West Midlands +19 21 £419 -22.45% 22
Yorkshire +36 18 £525 - 11
Wales +31 18 £475 +11.76% 12
East Midlands +25 12 £704 +48.21% 18
East of England +20 9 £475 +111.11% 17
South West +19 8 £675 +42.11% 22
North East +26 2 £650 +5.05% 2

Relational Database
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (6.42%) Confluence
2 30 (5.66%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.96%) Apache
4 20 (3.77%) JBoss
5 10 (1.89%) nginx
5 10 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.51%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Fuse
9 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.57%) GemFire
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Exchange
11 2 (0.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.38%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.38%) SAS
11 2 (0.38%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) Appian
Applications
1 15 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Temenos T24
2 8 (1.51%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.38%) Orchestrade
3 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) Aladdin
4 1 (0.19%) Cloudability
4 1 (0.19%) Endur
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.19%) ION Anvil
4 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.19%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.19%) NEC Housing
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 159 (30.00%) AWS
2 96 (18.11%) Azure
3 52 (9.81%) Serverless
4 39 (7.36%) GCP
5 31 (5.85%) Amazon S3
6 28 (5.28%) Power Platform
7 23 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (3.77%) Snowflake
9 18 (3.40%) GitHub
10 17 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (3.21%) SaaS
11 15 (2.83%) Amazon EKS
11 15 (2.83%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (2.45%) Azure DevOps
13 13 (2.45%) Matillion
14 12 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (2.26%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.04%) Firewall
2 23 (4.34%) DNS
3 14 (2.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.64%) VLAN
4 13 (2.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (2.26%) VPN
6 7 (1.32%) Internet
7 6 (1.13%) HTTP
8 4 (0.75%) SAN
9 3 (0.57%) SSL
10 2 (0.38%) FTP
11 1 (0.19%) AMQP
11 1 (0.19%) BGP
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.19%) DHCP
11 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.19%) Intranet
11 1 (0.19%) IOS XR
11 1 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (32.83%) RDBMS
2 113 (21.32%) SQL Server
3 100 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
4 94 (17.74%) MySQL
5 67 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (12.08%) NoSQL
7 41 (7.74%) MongoDB
8 29 (5.47%) Data Lake
9 28 (5.28%) Big Data
9 28 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (4.72%) Metadata
10 25 (4.72%) Power BI
11 21 (3.96%) Tableau
12 20 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (3.58%) Hadoop
14 17 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (3.02%) Oracle Database
16 13 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (1.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 86 (16.23%) Git
2 61 (11.51%) JIRA
3 34 (6.42%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.91%) Bitbucket
5 20 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 19 (3.58%) GitLab
7 18 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.45%) JUnit
9 12 (2.26%) Cypress.io
10 10 (1.89%) Selenium
11 9 (1.70%) NUnit
12 7 (1.32%) Maven
12 7 (1.32%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.13%) Postman
14 5 (0.94%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.94%) Moq
14 5 (0.94%) Subversion
15 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
15 4 (0.75%) HP UFT
15 4 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 161 (30.38%) Social Skills
2 85 (16.04%) Finance
3 83 (15.66%) Banking
4 77 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (7.55%) Front Office
5 40 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 40 (7.55%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.83%) Influencing Skills
7 12 (2.26%) Marketing
7 12 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
8 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.32%) Agriculture
10 6 (1.13%) Back Office
10 6 (1.13%) Retail
11 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.94%) French Language
12 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.57%) Law
13 3 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 153 (28.87%) Developer
2 60 (11.32%) Architect
3 50 (9.43%) DBA
4 49 (9.25%) Analyst
5 46 (8.68%) Senior
6 40 (7.55%) Data Engineer
6 40 (7.55%) Lead
7 34 (6.42%) Java Developer
8 25 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (4.53%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.34%) Data Architect
10 23 (4.34%) PostgreSQL DBA
11 21 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.77%) C# Developer
13 19 (3.58%) Software Developer
14 15 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (2.83%) Business Analyst
14 15 (2.83%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.83%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.13%) RESTful
2 57 (10.75%) REST
3 56 (10.57%) Kafka
4 52 (9.81%) JSON
5 49 (9.25%) Spring
6 47 (8.87%) .NET
7 46 (8.68%) React
7 46 (8.68%) Web Services
8 43 (8.11%) XML
9 38 (7.17%) AngularJS
10 35 (6.60%) CSS
11 34 (6.42%) Spring Boot
12 29 (5.47%) Elastic Stack
13 28 (5.28%) HTML
14 27 (5.09%) Middleware
14 27 (5.09%) WPF
15 24 (4.53%) SOAP
16 19 (3.58%) Node.js
17 17 (3.21%) Reactive Extensions
18 16 (3.02%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.04%) Distributed Systems
2 31 (5.85%) Data Structures
3 28 (5.28%) Algorithms
4 20 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 16 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.83%) Fixed Income
7 14 (2.64%) CMDB
7 14 (2.64%) Product Ownership
8 13 (2.45%) Derivative
8 13 (2.45%) Equities
9 12 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.08%) Replication
11 10 (1.89%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.89%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.32%) NHS
14 6 (1.13%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.08%) Linux
2 81 (15.28%) Windows
3 59 (11.13%) Unix
4 29 (5.47%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.94%) VMS
6 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (41.89%) Agile
2 114 (21.51%) DevOps
3 91 (17.17%) CI/CD
4 84 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (15.09%) Microservices
6 70 (13.21%) Data Modelling
7 63 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (11.51%) Design Patterns
8 61 (11.51%) Scrum
9 57 (10.75%) ETL
10 55 (10.38%) Migration
10 55 (10.38%) Test Automation
11 52 (9.81%) TDD
12 50 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (8.49%) Analytics
13 45 (8.49%) Mentoring
14 42 (7.92%) Full Stack Development
15 41 (7.74%) SDLC
15 41 (7.74%) Visualisation
16 39 (7.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 256 (48.30%) SQL
2 154 (29.06%) Java
3 142 (26.79%) Python
4 102 (19.25%) C#
5 67 (12.64%) JavaScript
6 62 (11.70%) PowerShell
7 39 (7.36%) Shell Script
8 29 (5.47%) Bash
9 26 (4.91%) T-SQL
9 26 (4.91%) TypeScript
10 25 (4.72%) Perl
11 22 (4.15%) C++
11 22 (4.15%) Go
12 18 (3.40%) PL/SQL
13 16 (3.02%) Scala
14 15 (2.83%) C
15 14 (2.64%) PHP
16 9 (1.70%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.75%) R
17 4 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 71 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.13%) SC Cleared
3 57 (10.75%) Degree
4 19 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.45%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.89%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.13%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 5 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.57%) Azure Certification
10 3 (0.57%) ISEB
10 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.57%) SANS
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
11 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.06%) QA
2 23 (4.34%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 4 (0.75%) GDPR
6 3 (0.57%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.57%) MiFID
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.38%) SLA
8 1 (0.19%) COPPA
8 1 (0.19%) COREP
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS 17
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.19%) NIST
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (12.26%) Docker
2 24 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.40%) vSphere
4 17 (3.21%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.75%) HDFS
5 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 68 (12.83%) Kubernetes
2 52 (9.81%) Ansible
3 48 (9.06%) Terraform
4 23 (4.34%) Grafana
5 19 (3.58%) Packer
6 17 (3.21%) Prometheus
7 11 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (2.08%) Nagios
8 10 (1.89%) Progress Chef
9 9 (1.70%) Graylog
10 6 (1.13%) Kibana
10 6 (1.13%) Puppet
10 6 (1.13%) Zipkin
11 5 (0.94%) vRealize
12 4 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.75%) VxRail
13 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.38%) Nessus
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 143 (26.98%) Oracle
2 61 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.85%) VMware
4 29 (5.47%) IBM
4 29 (5.47%) ServiceNow
5 23 (4.34%) Atlassian
6 19 (3.58%) Google
7 18 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.02%) Splunk
9 14 (2.64%) Databricks
10 13 (2.45%) AVEVA
10 13 (2.45%) SAP
11 9 (1.70%) Dynatrace
11 9 (1.70%) Temenos
11 9 (1.70%) Veritas
12 7 (1.32%) Sybase
13 5 (0.94%) Arqiva
13 5 (0.94%) Avaloq
13 5 (0.94%) Murex
13 5 (0.94%) Salesforce