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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 93 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 52 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.13% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.33% 5.56% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 23
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£375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £195 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.15 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +1.42%
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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
821 611 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.27% 20.37% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 329 295
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -42.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.00 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 21 £375 - 9
Cheshire 0 10 £360 +13.38% 12
Manchester -12 9 £285 -15.55% 24
Merseyside -16 3 £84 -54.72% 2
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (62.93%) RDBMS
2 54 (46.55%) SQL
3 37 (31.90%) Java
4 36 (31.03%) HTML
4 36 (31.03%) Migration
5 35 (30.17%) Oracle
6 32 (27.59%) Linux
7 28 (24.14%) Windows
7 28 (24.14%) Web Services
8 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (20.69%) ETL
10 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
11 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.24%) XML
12 20 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (16.38%) HTTP
13 19 (16.38%) .NET
13 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
14 18 (15.52%) CSS
14 18 (15.52%) UNIX
14 18 (15.52%) Integration Testing
15 17 (14.66%) VME
15 17 (14.66%) QA
15 17 (14.66%) Automated Testing
15 17 (14.66%) COBOL
15 17 (14.66%) Data Conversion
16 15 (12.93%) TDD
16 15 (12.93%) Finance
16 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (12.07%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.76%) SAS
2 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.03%) IIS
4 6 (5.17%) Apache
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.45%) JBoss
7 3 (2.59%) CMS
8 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.86%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.38%) HTTP
2 8 (6.90%) Internet
3 5 (4.31%) DNS
4 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.59%) DHCP
5 3 (2.59%) LAN
5 3 (2.59%) WAN
6 2 (1.72%) SMTP
6 2 (1.72%) SNMP
6 2 (1.72%) SSL
6 2 (1.72%) Extranet
6 2 (1.72%) SSH
7 1 (0.86%) NAS
7 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (62.93%) RDBMS
2 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
3 20 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
5 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.90%) MySQL
7 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.17%) Neo4j
8 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.17%) DB2
8 6 (5.17%) Informix
9 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.59%) Big Data
10 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.72%) MS Access
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) JUnit
2 9 (7.76%) Selenium
3 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.03%) JIRA
4 7 (6.03%) Mockito
4 7 (6.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.31%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.59%) Gradle
7 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.59%) JMeter
7 3 (2.59%) Ant
7 3 (2.59%) Maven
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.86%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.86%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Banking
2 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Test Manager
4 15 (12.93%) Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Data Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) HTML
2 28 (24.14%) Web Services
3 20 (17.24%) XML
4 19 (16.38%) .NET
5 18 (15.52%) CSS
6 12 (10.34%) JAX-RS
7 11 (9.48%) J2EE
7 11 (9.48%) Spring
7 11 (9.48%) RESTful
8 8 (6.90%) JSON
8 8 (6.90%) SOAP
9 7 (6.03%) JDBC
9 7 (6.03%) Servlets
9 7 (6.03%) XSL
9 7 (6.03%) PowerMock
10 6 (5.17%) REST
10 6 (5.17%) WSDL
10 6 (5.17%) JAX-RPC
10 6 (5.17%) Middleware
10 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Data Conversion
2 12 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Private Cloud
5 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.59%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.72%) Blog
8 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.86%) NHS
9 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Linux
2 28 (24.14%) Windows
3 18 (15.52%) UNIX
4 17 (14.66%) VME
5 11 (9.48%) Mac OS X
6 10 (8.62%) Solaris
7 7 (6.03%) AIX
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.72%) SUSE
11 2 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Migration
2 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.69%) ETL
4 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
5 18 (15.52%) Integration Testing
6 17 (14.66%) Automated Testing
7 15 (12.93%) TDD
7 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.07%) Test Scripting
8 14 (12.07%) Web Development
9 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.21%) SDLC
10 12 (10.34%) Data Analysis
11 11 (9.48%) Data Management
11 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.48%) MVC
11 11 (9.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (8.62%) Open Source
12 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) SQL
2 37 (31.90%) Java
3 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.66%) COBOL
5 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.62%) C#
6 9 (7.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.03%) Perl
8 5 (4.31%) Python
9 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 4 (3.45%) PHP
10 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.86%) Scala
12 1 (0.86%) Jython
12 1 (0.86%) VB
12 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.86%) PMP
6 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.86%) OCP
6 1 (0.86%) OCA
6 1 (0.86%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Oracle
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.76%) Business Objects
3 9 (7.76%) Informatica
3 9 (7.76%) HP
4 8 (6.90%) IBM
5 7 (6.03%) Sun
6 6 (5.17%) VMware
6 6 (5.17%) BMC
7 4 (3.45%) JNBridge
7 4 (3.45%) Sybase
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco
8 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.86%) Remedy
9 1 (0.86%) Perforce
9 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.86%) hybris
9 1 (0.86%) Talend
9 1 (0.86%) Compuware
9 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
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