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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 19 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 31 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.78% 3.80% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.63% 14.16% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 2
Average daily rate £305 £556 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +102.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £46.05 £23.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +98.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.60 £23.15
% change year-on-year
+2.21% +75.37%
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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
98 113 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.44% 26.84% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 71 40
Average daily rate £363 £435 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +58.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £46.00 £23.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +98.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Preston +5 8 £318 +58.75% 2
Lytham St Annes - 8 £300 -
Blackpool -4 6 £266 -55.70%
Fleetwood - 4 £465 -
Blackburn - 2 £263 - 1
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (73.17%) Oracle
2 29 (70.73%) RDBMS
3 27 (65.85%) Linux
3 27 (65.85%) Oracle Database
4 25 (60.98%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) C
5 14 (34.15%) COBOL
5 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
5 14 (34.15%) Tuxedo
5 14 (34.15%) Micro Focus
5 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
6 13 (31.71%) Clustering
7 11 (26.83%) Mac OS X
7 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 11 (26.83%) Unix
7 11 (26.83%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (24.39%) REST
8 10 (24.39%) Neo4j
8 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
8 10 (24.39%) C#
8 10 (24.39%) IBM
8 10 (24.39%) HTTP
8 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
8 10 (24.39%) Web Design
8 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 9 (21.95%) JAX-RS
10 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
10 8 (19.51%) XML

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (34.15%) Tuxedo
2 2 (4.88%) Liferay
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) RDBMS
2 27 (65.85%) Oracle Database
3 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
3 10 (24.39%) Neo4j
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Digital Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Database Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Information Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
2 10 (24.39%) REST
3 9 (21.95%) JAX-RS
4 8 (19.51%) XML
5 5 (12.20%) .NET
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Clustering
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Mac OS X
2 11 (26.83%) Unix
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
1 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
1 10 (24.39%) Web Design
2 7 (17.07%) OO
2 7 (17.07%) Requirements Management
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (14.63%) Scrum
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
2 14 (34.15%) C
2 14 (34.15%) COBOL
2 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 8 (19.51%) C++
4 8 (19.51%) VC++
5 3 (7.32%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Oracle
2 14 (34.15%) Micro Focus
3 10 (24.39%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft