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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 107 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 45 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 2.03% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.40% 9.05% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 18
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£393 £394 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £548 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
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
834 696 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.00% 22.40% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 392 310
Average daily rate £393 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.29% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £10.66 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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
Cheshire -12 13 £431 +7.81% 7
Lancashire +8 12 £400 - 11
Manchester -32 7 £338 -18.18% 24
Merseyside -19 4 £236 -37.00% 3
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 70 (57.85%) RDBMS
2 58 (47.93%) SQL
3 42 (34.71%) Java
4 35 (28.93%) HTML
4 35 (28.93%) Oracle
5 29 (23.97%) Web Services
5 29 (23.97%) Linux
5 29 (23.97%) Migration
6 25 (20.66%) Windows
6 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
7 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (18.18%) XML
9 21 (17.36%) ETL
9 21 (17.36%) Finance
10 19 (15.70%) QA
10 19 (15.70%) .NET
11 18 (14.88%) COBOL
12 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
12 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (14.05%) Integration Testing
12 17 (14.05%) VME
12 17 (14.05%) Automated Testing
12 17 (14.05%) Data Conversion
12 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
12 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (13.22%) Test Scripting
13 16 (13.22%) Data Management
13 16 (13.22%) UNIX
14 14 (11.57%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (7.44%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.96%) SAS
3 6 (4.96%) Apache
4 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.13%) IIS
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (4.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.31%) JBoss
6 2 (1.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.83%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) HTTP
2 7 (5.79%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) DNS
4 2 (1.65%) SSL
4 2 (1.65%) SNMP
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.65%) SMTP
4 2 (1.65%) Extranet
4 2 (1.65%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) NAS
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (57.85%) RDBMS
2 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
3 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (9.92%) MySQL
5 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.96%) Neo4j
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.96%) DB2
9 5 (4.13%) Informix
10 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.48%) MS Access
12 2 (1.65%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) JUnit
2 9 (7.44%) Selenium
3 7 (5.79%) JIRA
3 7 (5.79%) LoadRunner
3 7 (5.79%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.96%) JMeter
4 6 (4.96%) Mockito
4 6 (4.96%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.31%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.31%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (2.48%) LoadUI
6 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.65%) Ant
7 2 (1.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.65%) Gradle
7 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (17.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Retail
2 4 (3.31%) Marketing
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Developer
2 24 (19.83%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.05%) Test Manager
4 11 (9.09%) Architect
5 10 (8.26%) Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (4.96%) Designer
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Tester
10 4 (3.31%) DBA
10 4 (3.31%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.93%) HTML
2 29 (23.97%) Web Services
3 22 (18.18%) XML
4 19 (15.70%) .NET
5 14 (11.57%) CSS
6 11 (9.09%) J2EE
6 11 (9.09%) JAX-RS
7 10 (8.26%) Spring
8 8 (6.61%) RESTful
8 8 (6.61%) Servlets
9 7 (5.79%) SOAP
9 7 (5.79%) JDBC
9 7 (5.79%) JSON
9 7 (5.79%) REST
10 6 (4.96%) PowerMock
10 6 (4.96%) XSL
10 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.13%) WSDL
11 5 (4.13%) JAX-RPC
11 5 (4.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Data Conversion
1 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.13%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.48%) NHS
6 3 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.65%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) DTV
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.97%) Linux
2 25 (20.66%) Windows
3 17 (14.05%) VME
4 16 (13.22%) UNIX
5 8 (6.61%) Solaris
6 7 (5.79%) AIX
6 7 (5.79%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.65%) SUSE
9 2 (1.65%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Migration
2 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.36%) ETL
4 17 (14.05%) Automated Testing
4 17 (14.05%) Integration Testing
4 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
5 16 (13.22%) Test Scripting
5 16 (13.22%) Data Management
6 14 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.74%) TDD
7 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.92%) SDLC
9 11 (9.09%) MVC
9 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) Web Development
10 10 (8.26%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.61%) Open Source
11 8 (6.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) SQL
2 42 (34.71%) Java
3 18 (14.88%) COBOL
4 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.26%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.44%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.44%) C#
7 7 (5.79%) Perl
7 7 (5.79%) VB
8 6 (4.96%) PHP
9 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.65%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) C
11 2 (1.65%) VBA
11 2 (1.65%) Python
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) Jython
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.31%) ISEB
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.83%) OCP
7 1 (0.83%) OCA
7 1 (0.83%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (28.93%) Oracle
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.44%) HP
4 7 (5.79%) Sun
4 7 (5.79%) IBM
5 6 (4.96%) BMC
5 6 (4.96%) Informatica
6 4 (3.31%) JNBridge
6 4 (3.31%) Sybase
7 3 (2.48%) VMware
8 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.65%) SAP
8 2 (1.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.83%) Compuware
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) Remedy
9 1 (0.83%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.83%) Perforce
9 1 (0.83%) Talend
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