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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 57 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 26 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.64% 0.89% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.92% 4.29% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 7
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£388 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
262 163 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.60% 20.76% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 93 62
Average daily rate £450 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 7 £438 - 1
Warrington -4 7 £400 -5.88% 3
Ellesmere Port -3 2 £325 +14.03%
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 15 (37.50%) HTTP
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.00%) Web Services
7 13 (32.50%) JUnit
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 13 (32.50%) Spring
7 13 (32.50%) JAX-RS
8 12 (30.00%) RESTful
8 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (30.00%) CSS
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) J2EE
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle
10 10 (25.00%) XML
10 10 (25.00%) Selenium
10 10 (25.00%) JSON
11 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (22.50%) Mockito
11 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
11 9 (22.50%) PowerMock
11 9 (22.50%) XSL
11 9 (22.50%) UNIX
11 9 (22.50%) JDBC

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
2 8 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) Informix
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (12.50%) Neo4j
7 4 (10.00%) DB2
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (7.50%) SQLite
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.00%) MS Access
9 2 (5.00%) MySQL
9 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
9 2 (5.00%) CouchDB
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) JUnit
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium
3 9 (22.50%) Mockito
3 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
7 3 (7.50%) JIRA
7 3 (7.50%) Gradle
7 3 (7.50%) FxCop
7 3 (7.50%) StyleCop
7 3 (7.50%) Moq
7 3 (7.50%) Ant
7 3 (7.50%) Introscope
7 3 (7.50%) NUnit
7 3 (7.50%) Maven
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) HTML
2 14 (35.00%) Web Services
3 13 (32.50%) Spring
3 13 (32.50%) JAX-RS
4 12 (30.00%) RESTful
4 12 (30.00%) CSS
5 10 (25.00%) J2EE
5 10 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (25.00%) JSON
6 9 (22.50%) PowerMock
6 9 (22.50%) XSL
6 9 (22.50%) JDBC
6 9 (22.50%) Servlets
7 8 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
7 8 (20.00%) WSDL
7 8 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (12.50%) REST
8 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.50%) WCF
9 3 (7.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Online Banking
3 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) SUSE
6 2 (5.00%) Debian
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.00%) MVC
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (12.50%) ETL
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) Web Design
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.50%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) IBM
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) JNBridge
6 3 (7.50%) Sun
6 3 (7.50%) Compuware
6 3 (7.50%) Perforce
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.50%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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