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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 136 144 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -43
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 19 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.53% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 2.36% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 21
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £490 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
910 1018 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.60% 22.64% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 681 473
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +24 10 £400 -20.00% 1
Cheshire +2 3 £410 +5.80%
Manchester -10 3 £494 +12.85% 12
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 47 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 40 (85.11%) Oracle
3 35 (74.47%) Oracle Database
4 24 (51.06%) Java
5 22 (46.81%) Linux
6 18 (38.30%) Shell Script
7 17 (36.17%) Micro Focus
7 17 (36.17%) Clustering
7 17 (36.17%) Tuxedo
7 17 (36.17%) C
7 17 (36.17%) COBOL
7 17 (36.17%) Bash Shell
8 12 (25.53%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) .NET
9 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.89%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.64%) C#
11 5 (10.64%) ITIL
11 5 (10.64%) Unix
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.64%) Change Management
11 5 (10.64%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (10.64%) SonarQube

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 (36.17%) Tuxedo
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Liferay
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.13%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) VLAN
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (74.47%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.26%) JasperReports
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) Informix
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) SonarQube
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Hudson
6 1 (2.13%) Introscope
6 1 (2.13%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) DBA
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Database Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.38%) JPA
3 3 (6.38%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.26%) Java EE
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (4.26%) Rendezvous
4 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) AIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.64%) Change Management
2 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.64%) TDD
3 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.51%) OO
3 4 (8.51%) Scrum
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) ETL
4 3 (6.38%) Open Source
4 3 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.26%) BDD
5 2 (4.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
5 2 (4.26%) High Availability
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) Shell Script
3 17 (36.17%) Bash Shell
3 17 (36.17%) C
3 17 (36.17%) COBOL
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VC++
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.26%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) Micro Focus
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Perforce
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Compuware
6 1 (2.13%) ESRI
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Nintex
6 1 (2.13%) Teradata