The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS 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 RDBMS over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 109 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 43 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.45% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.42% 2.33% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £481 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.09 £23.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £34.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.59% -6.75%
RDBMS
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
794 601 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.85% 19.38% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 344 267
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.33 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.75 £17.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

RDBMS
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 RDBMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Lancashire +26 21 £375 - 2
Cheshire -2 8 £388 -8.82%
Manchester -7 5 £218 -43.87% 7
Merseyside - 2 £84 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 78 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 40 (51.28%) SQL
3 35 (44.87%) Oracle
4 33 (42.31%) Migration
5 24 (30.77%) Web Services
6 23 (29.49%) HTML
6 23 (29.49%) Windows
7 22 (28.21%) Java
8 21 (26.92%) Linux
9 20 (25.64%) QA
10 19 (24.36%) XML
11 18 (23.08%) Integration Testing
12 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
12 17 (21.79%) Oracle Database
12 17 (21.79%) VME
12 17 (21.79%) Data Conversion
12 17 (21.79%) COBOL
13 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
14 15 (19.23%) PL/SQL
14 15 (19.23%) ETL
15 14 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (17.95%) CSS
15 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (16.67%) Test Scripting
16 13 (16.67%) .NET
16 13 (16.67%) HP
17 12 (15.38%) J2EE
17 12 (15.38%) SOAP
17 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (15.38%) TDD

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) SAS
2 8 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.28%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Internet
2 8 (10.26%) HTTP
3 5 (6.41%) DNS
4 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) LAN
5 3 (3.85%) WAN
6 2 (2.56%) SSH
6 2 (2.56%) SMTP
6 2 (2.56%) SNMP
6 2 (2.56%) Extranet
6 2 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (21.79%) Oracle Database
3 14 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.26%) Informix
6 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.97%) MySQL
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.85%) SQLPlus
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.85%) Big Data
10 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.56%) DB2
11 1 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
2 9 (11.54%) JIRA
2 9 (11.54%) Mockito
3 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.26%) JUnit
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.85%) Introscope
6 3 (3.85%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) Test Manager
3 10 (12.82%) Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Integrator
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) Web Services
2 23 (29.49%) HTML
3 19 (24.36%) XML
4 14 (17.95%) CSS
5 13 (16.67%) .NET
6 12 (15.38%) J2EE
6 12 (15.38%) SOAP
7 10 (12.82%) Spring
8 9 (11.54%) JDBC
8 9 (11.54%) Servlets
8 9 (11.54%) XSL
8 9 (11.54%) PowerMock
9 8 (10.26%) RESTful
9 8 (10.26%) JAX-RS
9 8 (10.26%) JSON
9 8 (10.26%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (10.26%) WSDL
10 6 (7.69%) Middleware
11 5 (6.41%) Catalyst
12 4 (5.13%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Data Conversion
2 11 (14.10%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Private Cloud
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.41%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) CMDB
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Linux
3 17 (21.79%) VME
4 10 (12.82%) Solaris
5 7 (8.97%) AIX
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.13%) UNIX
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.85%) VMS
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) SUSE
8 2 (2.56%) Debian
9 1 (1.28%) HPUX
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Migration
2 18 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
4 15 (19.23%) ETL
5 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.38%) TDD
7 12 (15.38%) Open Source
7 12 (15.38%) SDLC
8 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.54%) Data Security
9 9 (11.54%) ERP
9 9 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.26%) Web Development
11 7 (8.97%) MVC
11 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) COBOL
4 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
7 4 (5.13%) PHP
7 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) C#
8 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) HP
3 9 (11.54%) Informatica
4 8 (10.26%) Business Objects
4 8 (10.26%) IBM
5 7 (8.97%) Sun
6 6 (7.69%) BMC
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.41%) VMware
8 3 (3.85%) Compuware
8 3 (3.85%) Perforce
9 2 (2.56%) Sybase
10 1 (1.28%) Citrix
10 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.28%) Remedy
10 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.28%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.28%) Talend