The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 61 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 8 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 2.10% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.63% 10.38% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£326 £385 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +67.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £333 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £437 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+215.78% -36.66%
Relational Database
North West

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
142 183 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.78% 20.22% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 96 78
Average daily rate £338 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £42.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -60.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 3 £376 -2.46% 3
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Daresbury - - - -
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) HP
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) AIX
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) Spring
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) BMC
8 6 (27.27%) Sun
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) JDBC
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) Apache
9 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 5 (22.73%) YUI
9 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 4 (18.18%) RESTful

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.64%) JasperReports
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) SQLite
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
4 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Informix
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) BODI
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) FxCop
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) NUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) StyleCop
3 3 (13.64%) Moq
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 2 (9.09%) Mockito
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Ant
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Introscope
5 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) T4 Templates
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) JDBC
4 5 (22.73%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) YUI
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
5 4 (18.18%) WCF
5 4 (18.18%) Catalyst
6 3 (13.64%) JSF
6 3 (13.64%) LINQ
6 3 (13.64%) Java EE
6 3 (13.64%) Ninject
7 2 (9.09%) PowerMock
7 2 (9.09%) JAX-RS
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Online Banking
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) ATDD
6 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) BMC
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Perforce
5 2 (9.09%) Compuware
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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