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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 113 81 106
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +25
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 51 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.85% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 8.12% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 16
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.80 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +97.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
799 850 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.47% 22.76% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 553 378
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Manchester -2 20 £325 +4.41% 29
Lancashire -5 15 £308 -18.00% 4
Merseyside +1 10 £275 +214.28% 3
Cheshire -29 2 £325 -16.12% 11
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 58 (50.88%) Java
2 53 (46.49%) Oracle
3 48 (42.11%) RDBMS
4 43 (37.72%) Linux
5 36 (31.58%) Oracle Database
6 30 (26.32%) SQL
7 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (20.18%) HTML
9 21 (18.42%) Scrum
10 19 (16.67%) C#
10 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 19 (16.67%) OO
10 19 (16.67%) Unix
10 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 19 (16.67%) REST
11 18 (15.79%) Windows
11 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 18 (15.79%) C
12 17 (14.91%) MS Excel
13 16 (14.04%) Hibernate
13 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
14 15 (13.16%) Bash Shell
14 15 (13.16%) Configuration Management
14 15 (13.16%) Micro Focus
14 15 (13.16%) Tuxedo
14 15 (13.16%) Mac OS X
14 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
14 15 (13.16%) XML
14 15 (13.16%) COBOL
14 15 (13.16%) .NET

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 15 (13.16%) Tuxedo
2 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.26%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) JBoss
5 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.75%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.75%) Jetty
7 2 (1.75%) Liferay
7 2 (1.75%) Mule
7 2 (1.75%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.77%) MS Office
3 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) Network Security
2 2 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.11%) RDBMS
2 36 (31.58%) Oracle Database
3 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (10.53%) MySQL
6 12 (10.53%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (4.39%) MS Access
10 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.63%) FileMaker
11 3 (2.63%) JasperReports
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.63%) Power BI
12 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.65%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.89%) JUnit
3 9 (7.89%) Maven
4 6 (5.26%) JIRA
4 6 (5.26%) Selenium
4 6 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 5 (4.39%) Subversion
6 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.75%) Gradle
7 2 (1.75%) JMeter
7 2 (1.75%) Mockito
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.75%) TestNG
7 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (58.77%) Developer
2 28 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) DBA
7 7 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Digital Developer
8 6 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) HTML
2 19 (16.67%) REST
3 16 (14.04%) Hibernate
4 15 (13.16%) .NET
4 15 (13.16%) XML
5 13 (11.40%) CSS
6 12 (10.53%) Dropwizard
7 11 (9.65%) JAX-RS
8 10 (8.77%) jQuery
8 10 (8.77%) Spring
9 9 (7.89%) J2EE
10 7 (6.14%) Ajax
11 6 (5.26%) SOAP
12 5 (4.39%) GWT
13 4 (3.51%) LAMP
13 4 (3.51%) Web Services
14 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.63%) HTML5
14 3 (2.63%) JSP
14 3 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Clustering
2 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) SCADA
5 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) LLPG
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Psychology
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Linux
2 19 (16.67%) Unix
3 18 (15.79%) Windows
4 15 (13.16%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.63%) AIX
6 3 (2.63%) Android
6 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.75%) CentOS
7 2 (1.75%) openSUSE
7 2 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) Scrum
3 19 (16.67%) OO
4 15 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.53%) MVC
5 12 (10.53%) TDD
6 11 (9.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (9.65%) Web Design
7 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.02%) Project Management
9 7 (6.14%) ETL
10 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.26%) Requirements Management
11 5 (4.39%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.39%) Change Control
11 5 (4.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.88%) Java
2 30 (26.32%) SQL
3 19 (16.67%) C#
4 18 (15.79%) C
4 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.16%) Bash Shell
5 15 (13.16%) COBOL
5 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.77%) C++
6 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.02%) VC++
8 7 (6.14%) VB
9 6 (5.26%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) VB6
12 2 (1.75%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.75%) LotusScript
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.88%) OCP
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) BS7666
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.75%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 53 (46.49%) Oracle
2 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.16%) Micro Focus
4 9 (7.89%) IBM
5 4 (3.51%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Lotus
7 2 (1.75%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) Mapinfo
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