The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 70 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.07% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£363 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.97 £34.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+24.53% -19.76%
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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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
182 187 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.63% 23.46% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 87 62
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.25 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 16 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) Servlets
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 7 (43.75%) JDBC
5 7 (43.75%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) XSL
5 7 (43.75%) PowerMock
5 7 (43.75%) Mockito
5 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) Spring
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Selenium
6 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 6 (37.50%) RESTful
6 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) Informix
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
1 7 (43.75%) Mockito
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Introscope
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Servlets
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) J2EE
3 7 (43.75%) JDBC
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) XSL
3 7 (43.75%) PowerMock
4 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
4 6 (37.50%) WSDL
4 6 (37.50%) JAX-RPC
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) SOAP
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) JSTL
5 2 (12.50%) JSP
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) SUSE
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
1 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) Perforce
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (6.25%) Compuware
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix