The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 38 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 0.96% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 4.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-68.00% +327.35%
RDBMS
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
81 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.16% 19.81% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 28 21
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -90.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase