The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 13 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.43% 1.41% 3.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 6.67% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 £33.07
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -47.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 33.73% 21.13% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 23
Average daily rate £350 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Relational Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Relational Database.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Ab Initio
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Korn
4 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (40.00%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
5 3 (30.00%) Markit EDM
5 3 (30.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) ActionScript
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Linux

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Relational Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (40.00%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
3 3 (30.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) Korn
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (30.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau