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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 48 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 11 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.23% 1.46% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.43% 5.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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
148 101 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.02% 24.57% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 58 38
Average daily rate £450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.06 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.60% -54.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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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
Blackpool - 4 £356 -
Preston +4 2 £500 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 28 (82.35%) RDBMS
2 17 (50.00%) Migration
3 16 (47.06%) QA
3 16 (47.06%) COBOL
4 15 (44.12%) VME
4 15 (44.12%) Data Conversion
5 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Oracle
7 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
7 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
10 7 (20.59%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) Web Services
10 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
11 6 (17.65%) C#
11 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
11 6 (17.65%) Degree
12 5 (14.71%) HTML
12 5 (14.71%) XML
12 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) UML
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.76%) IBM

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) RDBMS
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (8.82%) LoadUI
3 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.82%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Test Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) XML
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Java SE
4 1 (2.94%) Java EE
4 1 (2.94%) Java EE 5
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Conversion
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) VME
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) COBOL
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) VB
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) VC++
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.88%) HND
6 1 (2.94%) OCP
6 1 (2.94%) OCA
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SAS Certification
6 1 (2.94%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.94%) Talend
3 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco