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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 99 70 101
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +31
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 65 74 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 2.37% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.58% 10.10% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 9
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£438 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £548 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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
988 733 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 23.46% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 418 316
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £41.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -6 29 £438 +9.37% 13
Lancashire -3 11 £425 - 13
Merseyside -9 6 £246 -27.03% 12
Manchester -34 6 £356 -8.06% 19
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (51.52%) RDBMS
2 58 (43.94%) SQL
3 42 (31.82%) Java
4 38 (28.79%) HTML
5 35 (26.52%) Oracle
5 35 (26.52%) Web Services
6 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (17.42%) Migration
9 22 (16.67%) Data Management
9 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 21 (15.91%) .NET
10 21 (15.91%) Windows
10 21 (15.91%) Linux
11 20 (15.15%) XML
11 20 (15.15%) ETL
11 20 (15.15%) QA
11 20 (15.15%) Finance
11 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (14.39%) CSS
13 18 (13.64%) COBOL
13 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (12.88%) UNIX
14 17 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (12.88%) Integration Testing
14 17 (12.88%) VME
14 17 (12.88%) Data Conversion
15 16 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (12.12%) Automated Testing
16 15 (11.36%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (10.61%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.55%) JBoss
5 5 (3.79%) Apache
6 4 (3.03%) IIS
6 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.52%) CMS
7 2 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.52%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.76%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) HTTP
2 6 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) Extranet
3 2 (1.52%) SSH
3 2 (1.52%) SMTP
3 2 (1.52%) SNMP
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.52%) RDBMS
2 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (10.61%) MySQL
6 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.82%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.30%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.55%) Neo4j
10 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.03%) DB2
10 4 (3.03%) Informix
11 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.27%) MS Access
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.30%) LoadRunner
2 7 (5.30%) JMeter
2 7 (5.30%) Selenium
3 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.03%) JIRA
4 4 (3.03%) JUnit
4 4 (3.03%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (3.03%) LoadUI
4 4 (3.03%) Mockito
5 3 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.52%) Maven
6 2 (1.52%) Ant
6 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Developer
2 25 (18.94%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.88%) Test Manager
4 12 (9.09%) Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 11 (8.33%) Designer
6 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Tester
9 5 (3.79%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Designer
10 4 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.79%) HTML
2 35 (26.52%) Web Services
3 21 (15.91%) .NET
4 20 (15.15%) XML
5 19 (14.39%) CSS
6 15 (11.36%) J2EE
7 14 (10.61%) Spring
8 11 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.33%) SOAP
9 10 (7.58%) JAX-RS
10 8 (6.06%) Spring MVC
11 7 (5.30%) Servlets
11 7 (5.30%) RESTful
11 7 (5.30%) REST
12 6 (4.55%) JSON
13 5 (3.79%) Ajax
13 5 (3.79%) JDBC
13 5 (3.79%) MyBatis
14 4 (3.03%) Catalyst
14 4 (3.03%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.88%) Data Conversion
3 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.30%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.03%) NHS
6 3 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) iSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.91%) Linux
1 21 (15.91%) Windows
2 17 (12.88%) VME
2 17 (12.88%) UNIX
3 7 (5.30%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.03%) AIX
5 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.42%) Migration
3 22 (16.67%) Data Management
4 20 (15.15%) ETL
5 17 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.88%) Integration Testing
6 16 (12.12%) Automated Testing
7 15 (11.36%) MVC
7 15 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.61%) SOA
8 14 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (9.85%) Test Scripting
10 12 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (9.09%) SDLC
10 12 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
11 11 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.33%) TDD
12 10 (7.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.94%) SQL
2 42 (31.82%) Java
3 22 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.64%) COBOL
5 15 (11.36%) C#
6 13 (9.85%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.30%) VB
7 7 (5.30%) PHP
8 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.79%) Perl
10 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.27%) C
11 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.52%) Scala
12 2 (1.52%) Python
12 2 (1.52%) VBA
13 1 (0.76%) VC++
13 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.03%) ISEB
6 2 (1.52%) HND
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.52%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) OCP
7 1 (0.76%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.27%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (26.52%) Oracle
2 11 (8.33%) IBM
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.30%) Sybase
4 6 (4.55%) Sun
4 6 (4.55%) HP
5 5 (3.79%) SAP
6 4 (3.03%) BMC
7 3 (2.27%) Informatica
7 3 (2.27%) Talend
8 2 (1.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.52%) Tableau
8 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.76%) Compuware
9 1 (0.76%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.76%) Perforce
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