The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 88 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 43 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 1.57% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 6.98% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £350 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.15 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
611 573 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.84% 22.47% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 305 472
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 35
Average hourly rate £23.15 £32.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +25.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £17.25 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
Relational Database
England

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
Manchester -13 17 £363 +22.88% 16
Merseyside +13 9 £375 +7.14% 5
Cheshire +4 9 £375 +25.00% 10
Lancashire -9 6 - - 6
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 38 (46.91%) RDBMS
2 34 (41.98%) SQL
3 33 (40.74%) Oracle
4 28 (34.57%) SQL Server
5 26 (32.10%) Java
6 21 (25.93%) HTML
7 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
7 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (23.46%) jQuery
8 17 (20.99%) Degree
8 17 (20.99%) Web Services
8 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
9 16 (19.75%) CSS
9 16 (19.75%) ETL
10 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (16.05%) Spring
11 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
11 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (16.05%) UNIX
12 12 (14.81%) Finance
12 12 (14.81%) Migration
12 12 (14.81%) TDD
12 12 (14.81%) Data Analysis
12 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (13.58%) Data Migration
13 11 (13.58%) Data Management
13 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.58%) .NET
14 10 (12.35%) XML
14 10 (12.35%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 4 (4.94%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.23%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) SMTP
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) CTI
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.91%) RDBMS
2 28 (34.57%) SQL Server
3 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
4 13 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.64%) MySQL
7 7 (8.64%) Big Data
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (3.70%) MS Access
9 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Selenium
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
3 4 (4.94%) TestComplete
3 4 (4.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (1.23%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Test Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.94%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) HTML
2 19 (23.46%) jQuery
3 17 (20.99%) Web Services
4 16 (19.75%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) Spring
6 11 (13.58%) .NET
7 10 (12.35%) XML
7 10 (12.35%) SOAP
8 8 (9.88%) RESTful
9 7 (8.64%) HTML5
9 7 (8.64%) Ajax
10 6 (7.41%) JSF
10 6 (7.41%) EJB
10 6 (7.41%) XSLT
10 6 (7.41%) XHTML
11 5 (6.17%) XSD
11 5 (6.17%) J2EE
11 5 (6.17%) JDBC
11 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) NHS
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.70%) Open Source
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.47%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) LIMS
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) UNIX
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Fedora
4 4 (4.94%) AIX
4 4 (4.94%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.75%) ETL
3 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
5 12 (14.81%) TDD
5 12 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 12 (14.81%) Migration
6 11 (13.58%) Data Management
6 11 (13.58%) Data Migration
7 9 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.64%) Scrum
9 6 (7.41%) Validation
9 6 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.41%) Metadata Management
10 5 (6.17%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.17%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) SQL
2 26 (32.10%) Java
3 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.17%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) VBA
6 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) ISEB
3 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) OCP
4 2 (2.47%) OCA
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.47%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.47%) PowerHA
1 2 (2.47%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.17%) Tableau
6 4 (4.94%) NetApp
6 4 (4.94%) Talend
7 3 (3.70%) SAP
7 3 (3.70%) IBM
7 3 (3.70%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.47%) Orchard
8 2 (2.47%) Vertica
8 2 (2.47%) JBoss
8 2 (2.47%) Sybase
8 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.47%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) Northgate
9 1 (1.23%) Capita
9 1 (1.23%) Jaspersoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Posted: 20 days ago