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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 138 153 133
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 1.27% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 6
Median daily rate £344 £400 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £323 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £675 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.12% +14.28%
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
818 868 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.70% 20.73% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 541 470
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.50 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +10 12 £325 - 3
Manchester -2 2 £300 -25.00% 13
Cheshire - 2 £505 -
Merseyside - 2 £344 - 1
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 40 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (80.00%) Oracle
3 26 (65.00%) Java
4 25 (62.50%) Oracle Database
5 19 (47.50%) Linux
6 18 (45.00%) Shell Script
7 17 (42.50%) Micro Focus
7 17 (42.50%) Clustering
7 17 (42.50%) Tuxedo
7 17 (42.50%) C
7 17 (42.50%) COBOL
7 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
8 14 (35.00%) SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 7 (17.50%) Spring
10 7 (17.50%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Web Services
10 7 (17.50%) OO
11 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (15.00%) JUnit
11 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.00%) Banking
11 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.50%) Ajax
12 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) JPA
12 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 5 (12.50%) REST

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (42.50%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) Informix
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) SAS EBI
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) Gradle
5 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.00%) JProfiler
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Introscope
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.50%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (5.00%) Database Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Database Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Spring
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) Ajax
2 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.50%) JPA
2 5 (12.50%) REST
2 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 4 (10.00%) Java EE
3 4 (10.00%) jQuery
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) OO
2 7 (17.50%) TDD
3 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
7 2 (5.00%) Analytics
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
3 17 (42.50%) C
3 17 (42.50%) COBOL
4 14 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 17 (42.50%) Micro Focus
3 5 (12.50%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Compuware
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Nintex
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata