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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 66 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 4 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 1.99% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 8.98% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate £431 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £365 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
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
120 167 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.99% 22.15% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 106 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £36.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.91% +109.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £36.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.00 £66.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Knutsford - 2 £513 - 1
Chester -7 1 £350 -
Warrington - 1 £275 -
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) SOAP
3 13 (34.21%) Web Services
4 12 (31.58%) Java
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
7 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
7 9 (23.68%) Spring
8 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
8 8 (21.05%) .NET
8 8 (21.05%) J2EE
8 8 (21.05%) MVC
8 8 (21.05%) MyBatis
9 7 (18.42%) C#
9 7 (18.42%) Banking
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.16%) XML
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Migration
11 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
12 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) DataStage
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Migration Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Designer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) SOAP
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 9 (23.68%) Spring
5 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 8 (21.05%) J2EE
5 8 (21.05%) MyBatis
5 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
6 5 (13.16%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) XSLT
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) Ajax
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.63%) JSP
10 1 (2.63%) JSTL
10 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Data Management
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Network Design
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.89%) VBA
7 2 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Talend