The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 106 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 30 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 1.80% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.32% 8.45% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.84% -20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.71 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.79%
Relational Database
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
695 592 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.84% 21.35% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 321 362
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £35.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -10.56%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
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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 - 15 £374 - 4
Manchester -34 8 £385 +41.28% 28
Cheshire +7 4 £400 +33.33% 14
Merseyside -11 2 - - 1
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 55 (52.88%) RDBMS
2 40 (38.46%) Java
3 38 (36.54%) Linux
4 37 (35.58%) HTML
5 34 (32.69%) Oracle
6 32 (30.77%) SQL
7 24 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (20.19%) Hibernate
9 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
9 21 (20.19%) UNIX
10 20 (19.23%) Spring
11 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 18 (17.31%) Finance
11 18 (17.31%) Oracle Database
12 17 (16.35%) Degree
13 16 (15.38%) CSS
13 16 (15.38%) Web Services
13 16 (15.38%) Windows
14 15 (14.42%) HTTP
14 15 (14.42%) TIBCO
14 15 (14.42%) jQuery
15 14 (13.46%) JSF
15 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
15 14 (13.46%) Perl
16 13 (12.50%) MVC
16 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (12.50%) Web Design
17 12 (11.54%) Web Development

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.54%) Apache
2 8 (7.69%) NetWeaver
3 6 (5.77%) JBoss
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.92%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.92%) SAS
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) FTP
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (52.88%) RDBMS
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.31%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.62%) Neo4j
4 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.65%) DB2
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (7.69%) SAP BW
7 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.81%) JasperReports
9 4 (3.85%) BODI
9 4 (3.85%) QlikView
9 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.85%) MySQL
9 4 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Subversion
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.88%) Selenium
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
4 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.96%) FxCop
5 1 (0.96%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.96%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.96%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.96%) Gradle
5 1 (0.96%) T4 Templates
5 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) Ant
5 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Advertising
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
2 5 (4.81%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Developer
2 30 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Analyst
4 15 (14.42%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.58%) HTML
2 21 (20.19%) Hibernate
3 20 (19.23%) Spring
4 16 (15.38%) CSS
4 16 (15.38%) Web Services
5 15 (14.42%) jQuery
6 14 (13.46%) JSF
7 12 (11.54%) J2EE
8 11 (10.58%) REST
8 11 (10.58%) XML
9 10 (9.62%) EJB
9 10 (9.62%) Swing
9 10 (9.62%) JAX-RS
10 9 (8.65%) YUI
11 8 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
12 7 (6.73%) SAP Basis
13 6 (5.77%) JDBC
14 5 (4.81%) .NET
14 5 (4.81%) Java EE
14 5 (4.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.88%) GIS
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.92%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.96%) iSeries
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Linux
2 21 (20.19%) UNIX
3 16 (15.38%) Windows
4 12 (11.54%) Mac OS X
4 12 (11.54%) AIX
5 5 (4.81%) Solaris
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.50%) MVC
3 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.50%) Web Design
4 12 (11.54%) Web Development
4 12 (11.54%) ETL
4 12 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
5 11 (10.58%) ITIL
5 11 (10.58%) Data Management
6 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.65%) Coaching
7 9 (8.65%) ERP
7 9 (8.65%) CRM
7 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.65%) Data Analysis
7 9 (8.65%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) TDD
9 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) Java
2 32 (30.77%) SQL
3 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.46%) Perl
5 5 (4.81%) C#
6 4 (3.85%) PHP
6 4 (3.85%) Python
7 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.92%) JCL
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) C
9 1 (0.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.81%) CCNP
4 5 (4.81%) CCNA
4 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) ISEB
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) MCSD
7 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) RHEV
1 3 (2.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Oracle
2 15 (14.42%) TIBCO
3 11 (10.58%) Business Objects
3 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.58%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) Sun
4 10 (9.62%) BMC
5 9 (8.65%) SAP
6 6 (5.77%) NetApp
7 5 (4.81%) Avaya
7 5 (4.81%) Nortel
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco
7 5 (4.81%) IBM
8 4 (3.85%) Talend
8 4 (3.85%) Tableau
9 3 (2.88%) Sybase
9 3 (2.88%) EMC
10 2 (1.92%) Orchard
10 2 (1.92%) CA
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