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 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
Rank 59 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 14 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.43% 2.01% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 8.56% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
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£431 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
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
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%

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 31 July 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
Warrington -2 7 £475 +58.33% 1
Chester -8 1 £370 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £350 -
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) RDBMS
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
6 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.11%) Web Services
7 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.89%) HTTP
8 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
8 11 (24.44%) JUnit
8 11 (24.44%) CSS
8 11 (24.44%) TDD
8 11 (24.44%) Spring
8 11 (24.44%) JAX-RS
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) Servlets
10 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (20.00%) RESTful
11 8 (17.78%) JSON
11 8 (17.78%) Selenium
11 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
11 8 (17.78%) SDLC
11 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
11 8 (17.78%) Data Management
11 8 (17.78%) IBM
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) XML
11 8 (17.78%) UNIX

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) RDBMS
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.33%) Informix
5 5 (11.11%) Neo4j
6 4 (8.89%) DB2
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) MySQL
7 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
8 2 (4.44%) MS Access
8 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
8 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.22%) OLTP
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JUnit
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
3 7 (15.56%) Mockito
3 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 2 (4.44%) Ant
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Introscope
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Designer
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Web Designer
6 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) Web Services
3 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 11 (24.44%) CSS
3 11 (24.44%) JAX-RS
4 9 (20.00%) RESTful
4 9 (20.00%) Servlets
5 8 (17.78%) J2EE
5 8 (17.78%) JSON
5 8 (17.78%) XML
6 7 (15.56%) XSL
6 7 (15.56%) JDBC
6 7 (15.56%) PowerMock
7 6 (13.33%) SOAP
7 6 (13.33%) WSDL
7 6 (13.33%) JAX-RPC
8 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 5 (11.11%) REST
9 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 3 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
5 2 (4.44%) SUSE
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) TDD
3 8 (17.78%) Data Management
3 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (17.78%) SDLC
4 7 (15.56%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (13.33%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 6 (13.33%) ETL
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) MVC
5 6 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) JNBridge
4 3 (6.67%) Sun
5 2 (4.44%) Sybase
5 2 (4.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) Perforce
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Compuware