The table below looks at the statistics for RavenDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RavenDB over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RavenDB
Rank 84 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing RavenDB 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 0.27% 0.078%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.89% 1.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£325 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
318 250 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.95% 22.60% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 141 189
Average daily rate £325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.31 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £144.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

RavenDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RavenDB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RavenDB
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RavenDB Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RavenDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RavenDB 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 RavenDB.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) NHS
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) LINQ
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) CMS
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
5 3 (42.86%) Sinatra

RavenDB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing RavenDB 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 RavenDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
1 3 (42.86%) Orchard CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Sinatra
4 3 (42.86%) Regular Expression
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
4 3 (42.86%) SAML
4 3 (42.86%) Lucene
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft