The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS 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 RDBMS over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 93 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.29% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.82% 1.43% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£210 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.27% -1.35%
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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
330 279 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.01% 20.03% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 160 114
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £29.93 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.04% -26.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.48 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £64.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) QA
4 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (26.67%) JBoss
7 4 (26.67%) RAD
7 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (26.67%) VMS
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) XML

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) SMTP
1 2 (13.33%) SNMP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) SQLPlus
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Integrator
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) VMS
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) RAD
3 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) VMware