The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 16 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.93% - 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.89% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%
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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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.10% 23.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 7
Average daily rate £288 £319 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) BMC
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) YUI
5 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) YUI
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) BMC