The first table below looks at the demand for RavenDB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RavenDB over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RavenDB
Rank 128 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing RavenDB 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 0.51% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £390 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
629 590 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.49% 24.08% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 288 359
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 37
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £157.50 £82.50 £35.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
RavenDB
England

RavenDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RavenDB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RavenDB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RavenDB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RavenDB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RavenDB within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 10 £390 +11.42%
RavenDB
England

RavenDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing RavenDB 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 RavenDB.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) LINQ
3 12 (85.71%) Scrum
4 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 10 (71.43%) Domain-Driven Design
5 10 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
5 10 (71.43%) ReSharper
5 10 (71.43%) Backbone.js
6 9 (64.29%) CQRS
6 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (64.29%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) RESTful
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) T-SQL

RavenDB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing RavenDB 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 RavenDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (71.43%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) LINQ
4 10 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (71.43%) Backbone.js
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) XHTML
7 2 (14.29%) SAML
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (14.29%) Lucene
7 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
5 9 (64.29%) CQRS
5 9 (64.29%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft