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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 23 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.88% 4.30% 1.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.82% 17.46% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £350 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +180.00%
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 £37.50 £34.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +12.09%
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
78 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.23% 24.61% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 24
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.71 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.39% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 10 £338 -3.57% 1
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) EJB
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
1 9 (56.25%) Swing
1 9 (56.25%) RDBMS
1 9 (56.25%) TIBCO
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
1 9 (56.25%) JSF
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
1 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) NHS Information Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) NHS Data Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) EJB
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) Swing
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
1 9 (56.25%) JSF
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
1 9 (56.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft