The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 32 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.41% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 5.56% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £19.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+215.78% -37.70%
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
53 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.66% 18.95% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 31
Average daily rate £310 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £175.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.57% +600.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Liverpool - 2 £263 - 2
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JSF
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Perforce
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) JSF
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) EJB
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Perforce
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft