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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 84 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 80 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.16% 1.35% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.76% 6.09% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 20
Median daily rate £405 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -25.00%
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
913 837 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.64% 22.16% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 533 375
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -4 28 £400 +6.66% 5
Manchester +8 27 £400 +18.51% 23
Cheshire +3 11 £425 -8.10% 7
Merseyside +2 8 £275 +214.28% 2
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 83 (56.46%) Java
2 77 (52.38%) Oracle
3 64 (43.54%) RDBMS
4 52 (35.37%) Linux
5 50 (34.01%) Oracle Database
6 42 (28.57%) SQL
7 40 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.09%) C
9 29 (19.73%) Shell Script
10 28 (19.05%) Micro Focus
10 28 (19.05%) COBOL
10 28 (19.05%) Tuxedo
10 28 (19.05%) Scrum
10 28 (19.05%) Bash Shell
11 27 (18.37%) Clustering
12 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
13 21 (14.29%) C#
13 21 (14.29%) Unix
14 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
15 19 (12.93%) HTML
15 19 (12.93%) .NET
15 19 (12.93%) OO
16 18 (12.24%) J2EE
16 18 (12.24%) XML
16 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
17 17 (11.56%) REST
17 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
18 16 (10.88%) Windows
19 15 (10.20%) Hibernate
19 15 (10.20%) MVC

Relational Database
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 28 (19.05%) Tuxedo
2 11 (7.48%) JBoss
3 8 (5.44%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.72%) Apache
5 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.04%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.04%) IIS
6 3 (2.04%) Jetty
6 3 (2.04%) Mule
6 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.36%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.36%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.36%) Liferay
7 2 (1.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.68%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) Mingle
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.36%) Magento
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) HTTP
2 6 (4.08%) Internet
3 4 (2.72%) LAN
3 4 (2.72%) WAN
4 2 (1.36%) Network Security
4 2 (1.36%) VLAN
5 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (43.54%) RDBMS
2 50 (34.01%) Oracle Database
3 25 (17.01%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
5 12 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (6.12%) MySQL
6 9 (6.12%) Neo4j
7 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (4.08%) Essbase
10 5 (3.40%) OLAP
10 5 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.72%) Data Mart
11 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.84%) JUnit
4 12 (8.16%) Maven
5 11 (7.48%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (6.80%) JIRA
6 10 (6.80%) Selenium
6 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.44%) Eclipse
7 8 (5.44%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.40%) Mockito
9 4 (2.72%) ERwin
9 4 (2.72%) Gradle
9 4 (2.72%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (2.04%) JMeter
10 3 (2.04%) Subversion
11 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.36%) TestNG
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Marketing
3 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (61.90%) Developer
2 33 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.61%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) DBA
8 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.40%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.40%) Digital Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.72%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.93%) .NET
1 19 (12.93%) HTML
2 18 (12.24%) J2EE
2 18 (12.24%) XML
3 17 (11.56%) REST
4 15 (10.20%) Hibernate
4 15 (10.20%) Spring
5 14 (9.52%) CSS
6 10 (6.80%) jQuery
7 9 (6.12%) Dropwizard
7 9 (6.12%) Web Services
8 8 (5.44%) JAX-RS
9 6 (4.08%) Ajax
9 6 (4.08%) GWT
10 5 (3.40%) Servlets
11 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.72%) JSON
11 4 (2.72%) JSP
11 4 (2.72%) MDX
11 4 (2.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.37%) Clustering
2 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.40%) SCADA
5 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Psychology
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.37%) Linux
2 21 (14.29%) Unix
3 16 (10.88%) Windows
4 11 (7.48%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.04%) AIX
6 3 (2.04%) Android
6 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.05%) Scrum
3 19 (12.93%) OO
4 15 (10.20%) MVC
5 14 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (9.52%) TDD
6 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.48%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.12%) ETL
9 9 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (5.44%) Performance Management
10 8 (5.44%) Web Design
11 7 (4.76%) Analytics
11 7 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.76%) Migration
11 7 (4.76%) Project Management
11 7 (4.76%) Web Development
12 6 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.46%) Java
2 42 (28.57%) SQL
3 31 (21.09%) C
4 29 (19.73%) Shell Script
5 28 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 28 (19.05%) COBOL
6 21 (14.29%) C#
7 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 11 (7.48%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.12%) C++
11 7 (4.76%) VB
11 7 (4.76%) VC++
12 5 (3.40%) PHP
12 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.04%) VB6
14 2 (1.36%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.36%) LotusScript
14 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
4 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) MCTS
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.68%) OCP
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.36%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (52.38%) Oracle
2 28 (19.05%) Micro Focus
3 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.48%) IBM
5 4 (2.72%) HP
5 4 (2.72%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.72%) SAP
5 4 (2.72%) Talend
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.04%) Sybase
7 2 (1.36%) Lotus
7 2 (1.36%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.36%) Sony
7 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.68%) ESRI
8 1 (0.68%) Facebook
8 1 (0.68%) hybris
8 1 (0.68%) Nintex
8 1 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) Twitter