The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
North West / Lancashire
Rank 28 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 14 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.43% 5.86% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.67% 19.85% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
Median daily rate £525 £375 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -32.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £256 £506
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.97 £40.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.73% +35.83%

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
75 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.07% 29.50% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.63 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -20.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.38 £33.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.55 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +18 6 £550 +106.96%
Preston 0 2 £255 -
Blackburn -7 1 £375 +42.85%
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) RDBMS
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 12 (38.71%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) J2EE
3 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
7 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) DB2
9 6 (19.35%) C
9 6 (19.35%) COBOL
9 6 (19.35%) AIX
9 6 (19.35%) Micro Focus
9 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
9 6 (19.35%) Middleware
9 6 (19.35%) Tuxedo
9 6 (19.35%) Unix
9 6 (19.35%) SOA
9 6 (19.35%) Clustering
9 6 (19.35%) JSON
9 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (19.35%) Tuxedo
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) RDBMS
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
4 7 (22.58%) DB2
5 6 (19.35%) Big Data
6 3 (9.68%) SQLPlus
7 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
7 2 (6.45%) MySQL
7 2 (6.45%) Neo4j
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (6.45%) Riak
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Rational Robot
2 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Database Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software QA Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software QA Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) J2EE
3 11 (35.48%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) JSON
4 6 (19.35%) Middleware
5 5 (16.13%) Spring
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) WinForms
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.45%) Apache Wicket
8 2 (6.45%) DOM
8 2 (6.45%) RESTful
8 2 (6.45%) SAX
8 2 (6.45%) Servlets
8 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) B2C
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) SEO
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) C
4 6 (19.35%) COBOL
4 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.90%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
6 2 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Micro Focus
3 3 (9.68%) hybris
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.23%) Perforce