Period
to 17 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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 Administrator
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 144 142
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 59 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.46% 1.04% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.09% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +6.45% -1.90%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £363
90th Percentile £538 £530 £500
England median daily rate £448 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.06% +2.58% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £44.00
England median hourly rate £39.49 £15.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +163.25% -65.32% +22.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,840 4,775 3,999
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.92% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,532 3,178 2,602
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 174 125
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.81 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +12.89% +2.19%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.08 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.05 £28.14
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.07% -1.58%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Yorkshire

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +45 43 £400 -19.96% 10
South Yorkshire -8 9 £525 +35.48% 1
North Yorkshire -1 5 £419 +4.69% 6
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 29 (49.15%) Oracle Database
3 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
4 17 (28.81%) Migration
5 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (18.64%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (18.64%) Data Guard
8 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (16.95%) AWS
9 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (15.25%) Azure
11 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
11 8 (13.56%) Spring
11 8 (13.56%) Java
11 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
12 7 (11.86%) CRM
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (11.86%) MVC
12 7 (11.86%) Mockito
12 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
13 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (10.17%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (10.17%) Oracle CRM
13 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (6.78%) Apache ServiceMix
1 4 (6.78%) Confluence
1 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
1 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) AWS
2 9 (15.25%) Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 2 (3.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Skype
1 4 (6.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle Database
2 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.17%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.08%) MySQL
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Mockito
2 5 (8.47%) Maven
3 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) ProC
General
1 5 (8.47%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
1 8 (13.56%) Spring
2 5 (8.47%) REST
2 5 (8.47%) SOAP
2 5 (8.47%) Spring MVC
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Camel
3 4 (6.78%) Drools
3 4 (6.78%) Middleware
3 4 (6.78%) OpenID
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Migration
2 13 (22.03%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (11.86%) CRM
3 7 (11.86%) MVC
3 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.47%) High Availability
5 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.78%) People Management
6 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Case Management
7 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Change Control
8 2 (3.39%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.56%) Java
3 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) Java 8
5 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Data Guard
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) ForgeRock
3 4 (6.78%) Splunk
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) RedGate
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) Talend