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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 128 101
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1265 1045 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 1.97% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.02% 9.02% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 695 707
Median daily rate £450 £430 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 8
Median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £16.37 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £40.40 £47.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10522 11586 13184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.38% 21.83% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6876 7850 8612
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 193 183
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +13.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the UK

Relational Database
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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 +31 1073 £463 +3.93% 309
London +19 550 £500 +4.16% 125
South East +68 212 £430 +7.50% 50
City of London +25 100 £475 -5.00% 26
Yorkshire +26 80 £450 +5.88% 16
Surrey +47 72 £450 -18.18% 13
East of England +37 72 £447 +0.73% 27
Scotland +9 70 £375 -6.25% 19
County Antrim 0 61 £434 - 2
Northern Ireland -1 61 £434 - 2
Belfast -1 60 £435 - 2
North West +12 55 £400 +14.28% 36
West Sussex +49 47 £419 -10.42% 4
Essex +25 46 £472 - 6
West Yorkshire +1 46 £406 -4.97% 9
Hampshire +21 44 £413 +13.55% 12
Glasgow +3 41 £400 - 10
Wales +27 39 £375 +11.11% 5
South West +11 39 £413 -2.94% 24
Redhill - 39 £450 - 1
South Wales +23 35 £375 +11.11% 5
Southend-on-Sea -4 34 £486 -
South Yorkshire +36 33 £500 +42.85% 3
Sheffield +38 32 £500 +42.85% 3
East Midlands 0 32 £378 +7.85% 9
Leeds +4 30 £390 -9.30% 8
Edinburgh +29 24 £369 -1.66% 8
Cardiff +19 21 £373 +10.37% 3
Manchester +15 21 £475 +42.85% 22
West Midlands -16 18 £413 +3.12% 16

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 1219 (51.30%) SQL
2 1090 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1000 (42.09%) Java
4 844 (35.52%) Oracle
5 738 (31.06%) RDBMS
6 710 (29.88%) Linux
7 648 (27.27%) Finance
8 561 (23.61%) Unix
9 556 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 543 (22.85%) HTML
11 510 (21.46%) SQL Server
12 506 (21.30%) Python
13 489 (20.58%) JavaScript
14 468 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
15 455 (19.15%) CSS
16 441 (18.56%) Test Automation
17 429 (18.06%) Web Services
18 426 (17.93%) TDD
19 410 (17.26%) Spring
20 408 (17.17%) Scrum
21 397 (16.71%) OO
22 391 (16.46%) XML
23 375 (15.78%) REST
24 366 (15.40%) Jenkins
25 356 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
26 333 (14.02%) Configuration Management
27 316 (13.30%) C#
28 305 (12.84%) HTTP
29 301 (12.67%) Banking
30 284 (11.95%) Web Development

Relational Database
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
1 138 (5.81%) Apache
2 122 (5.13%) Confluence
3 116 (4.88%) JBoss
4 85 (3.58%) Apache Spark
5 79 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 75 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 58 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 50 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 49 (2.06%) SharePoint
10 45 (1.89%) SAS
11 35 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 31 (1.30%) IIS
13 20 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.80%) CMS
15 18 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (0.67%) Apache Pig
17 15 (0.63%) nginx
18 14 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
19 13 (0.55%) Apache Solr
20 12 (0.51%) GlassFish
Applications
1 91 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 52 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.38%) SPSS
6 8 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.084%) HipChat
8 2 (0.084%) Mingle
8 2 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.084%) Weka
9 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.042%) Stata
Business Applications
1 36 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.34%) FastStats
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
8 4 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.17%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.13%) Demantra
9 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.13%) SnowdropKCS
10 2 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 136 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.18%) IaaS
4 23 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (0.93%) GitHub
5 22 (0.93%) PaaS
6 17 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (0.72%) SaaS
7 16 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 10 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 7 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.21%) Route 53
12 4 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.17%) Heroku
12 4 (0.17%) Loggly
12 4 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 305 (12.84%) HTTP
2 104 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 79 (3.32%) SSL
4 54 (2.27%) Internet
5 44 (1.85%) DNS
6 41 (1.73%) WAN
7 38 (1.60%) LAN
8 37 (1.56%) LDAP
9 17 (0.72%) DHCP
10 16 (0.67%) Extranet
11 15 (0.63%) FTP
12 14 (0.59%) SAN
13 13 (0.55%) Firewall
13 13 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (0.55%) SMTP
14 10 (0.42%) SSH
15 9 (0.38%) Intranet
16 8 (0.34%) NAS
17 7 (0.29%) Wireshark
18 6 (0.25%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (31.06%) RDBMS
2 510 (21.46%) SQL Server
3 274 (11.53%) NoSQL
4 268 (11.28%) MySQL
5 218 (9.18%) Oracle Database
6 198 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
7 173 (7.28%) MongoDB
8 163 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
9 157 (6.61%) Big Data
10 146 (6.14%) Hadoop
11 139 (5.85%) DB2
12 93 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 85 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 78 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 75 (3.16%) Redis
16 67 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 64 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
18 60 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
19 57 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
20 50 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 556 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 366 (15.40%) Jenkins
3 269 (11.32%) Subversion
4 216 (9.09%) JUnit
5 197 (8.29%) JIRA
6 176 (7.41%) Maven
7 93 (3.91%) Selenium
8 91 (3.83%) Gradle
9 84 (3.54%) Cucumber
10 79 (3.32%) Ant
11 76 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 76 (3.20%) Visual Studio
12 71 (2.99%) TeamCity
13 67 (2.82%) Mockito
14 60 (2.53%) Hudson
15 58 (2.44%) Eclipse
16 41 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
17 39 (1.64%) NUnit
18 31 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
19 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 648 (27.27%) Finance
2 301 (12.67%) Banking
3 152 (6.40%) Front Office
4 103 (4.34%) Investment Banking
5 87 (3.66%) Marketing
6 76 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 75 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 59 (2.48%) Retail
9 44 (1.85%) Legal
10 37 (1.56%) Electronics
11 35 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.30%) Publishing
13 22 (0.93%) Games
13 22 (0.93%) Law
14 20 (0.84%) Back Office
15 11 (0.46%) Advertising
16 10 (0.42%) Automotive
17 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
19 7 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1315 (55.35%) Developer
2 536 (22.56%) Java Developer
3 392 (16.50%) Analyst
4 169 (7.11%) Architect
5 159 (6.69%) Senior Developer
6 137 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
7 135 (5.68%) Scala Developer
8 117 (4.92%) Python Developer
9 99 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 99 (4.17%) SQL Developer
10 91 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 85 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 82 (3.45%) Data Analyst
13 78 (3.28%) Consultant
14 75 (3.16%) Oracle Analyst
15 69 (2.90%) Agile Developer
16 68 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
16 68 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 61 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
18 60 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (22.85%) HTML
2 455 (19.15%) CSS
3 429 (18.06%) Web Services
4 410 (17.26%) Spring
5 391 (16.46%) XML
6 375 (15.78%) REST
7 278 (11.70%) JSON
8 247 (10.40%) .NET
9 246 (10.35%) HTML5
10 226 (9.51%) RESTful
11 174 (7.32%) Hibernate
12 173 (7.28%) AngularJS
13 165 (6.94%) SOAP
14 163 (6.86%) Ajax
15 153 (6.44%) jQuery
16 142 (5.98%) CSS3
17 141 (5.93%) Django
18 137 (5.77%) J2EE
19 125 (5.26%) JMS
20 122 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 356 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 96 (4.04%) User Experience
4 89 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
8 59 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 56 (2.36%) Derivative
10 55 (2.31%) Equities
11 54 (2.27%) Fixed Income
12 44 (1.85%) Data Structures
13 37 (1.56%) Data Centre
14 32 (1.35%) Replication
15 29 (1.22%) Private Cloud
16 28 (1.18%) NHS
17 25 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
17 25 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (1.05%) Virtual Team
18 24 (1.01%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 710 (29.88%) Linux
2 561 (23.61%) Unix
3 239 (10.06%) Windows
4 131 (5.51%) Mac OS X
5 87 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.68%) Solaris
8 33 (1.39%) AIX
9 30 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.88%) CentOS
12 18 (0.76%) Android
13 17 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.63%) HPUX
16 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.38%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
19 2 (0.084%) Debian
19 2 (0.084%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1090 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
3 441 (18.56%) Test Automation
4 426 (17.93%) TDD
5 408 (17.17%) Scrum
6 397 (16.71%) OO
7 333 (14.02%) Configuration Management
8 284 (11.95%) SDLC
8 284 (11.95%) Web Development
9 271 (11.41%) DevOps
10 241 (10.14%) Data Modelling
11 232 (9.76%) MVC
12 227 (9.55%) ETL
13 225 (9.47%) Open Source
14 206 (8.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 201 (8.46%) Web Design
16 197 (8.29%) Data Analysis
17 194 (8.16%) Microservices
18 191 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
19 177 (7.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1219 (51.30%) SQL
2 1000 (42.09%) Java
3 506 (21.30%) Python
4 489 (20.58%) JavaScript
5 316 (13.30%) C#
6 231 (9.72%) Scala
7 189 (7.95%) Ruby
8 182 (7.66%) PL/SQL
9 168 (7.07%) Perl
10 164 (6.90%) Shell Script
11 91 (3.83%) PHP
12 87 (3.66%) R
13 75 (3.16%) C++
14 73 (3.07%) T-SQL
15 70 (2.95%) C
16 63 (2.65%) Bash Shell
17 54 (2.27%) PowerShell
18 42 (1.77%) VB
19 31 (1.30%) VBA
20 22 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 251 (10.56%) Degree
2 197 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.80%) CISSP
8 17 (0.72%) ISEB
9 16 (0.67%) RHCE
9 16 (0.67%) RHCSA
10 14 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 11 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.38%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.34%) MCDBA
16 7 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
17 6 (0.25%) PhD
18 5 (0.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.66%) QA
2 81 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 43 (1.81%) MiFID
4 36 (1.52%) EMIR
5 34 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 29 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.34%) PMO
8 7 (0.29%) SLA
9 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.17%) GAAP
11 4 (0.17%) GDPR
12 3 (0.13%) Basel II
12 3 (0.13%) GxP
12 3 (0.13%) HL7
12 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.084%) GCP
14 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.042%) WCAG
System Software
1 137 (5.77%) Docker
2 29 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.63%) HDFS
5 11 (0.46%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.29%) Xen
8 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.13%) LXC
10 3 (0.13%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.084%) Firmware
11 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.084%) vSphere
12 1 (0.042%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.042%) NFS
12 1 (0.042%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 131 (5.51%) Puppet
2 115 (4.84%) Ansible
3 104 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (1.81%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.93%) Terraform
6 15 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.59%) Oozie
8 13 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.38%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.29%) Mesos
13 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.21%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.21%) Control-M
14 5 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 844 (35.52%) Oracle
2 242 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 142 (5.98%) Sybase
4 107 (4.50%) Google
5 99 (4.17%) SAP
6 68 (2.86%) IBM
7 67 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 54 (2.27%) Perforce
8 54 (2.27%) Teradata
9 46 (1.94%) Informatica
10 41 (1.73%) Talend
11 39 (1.64%) TIBCO
12 36 (1.52%) Tableau
12 36 (1.52%) VMware
12 36 (1.52%) WSO2
13 31 (1.30%) HP
14 27 (1.14%) Murex
15 25 (1.05%) Netezza
16 24 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (0.84%) Cognos
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary £30,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
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Newport, Gwent
LA International
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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London
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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London
Orbis Consultants Limited
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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