The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database 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
Rank 85 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 14 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.86% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 4.30% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
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£338 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £286 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £359 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £23.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+75.37% -15.81%
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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%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (51.72%) RDBMS
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) UNIX
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (24.14%) HTTP
7 7 (24.14%) QA
7 7 (24.14%) Web Design
7 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
7 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) SNMP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) RDBMS
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (13.79%) SQLPlus
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Integrator
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Software Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) XSLT
6 3 (10.34%) Django
7 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.45%) Middleware
8 1 (3.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.45%) LINQ
8 1 (3.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Blog
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) VMS
5 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Web Design
3 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) RAD
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Time Management
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Line Management
8 2 (6.90%) Android Development
8 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) C#
8 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Hyperic
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.45%) hybris