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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 91 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 65 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.87% 4.27% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 20
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.77% +10.71%
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
826 843 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.64% 20.35% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 530 469
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 +19 29 £413 -2.94% 21
Lancashire +10 17 £325 - 4
Cheshire +10 12 £613 +44.11% 5
Merseyside +4 2 £344 - 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 68 (52.31%) Oracle
2 66 (50.77%) Java
3 58 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (38.46%) SQL
5 42 (32.31%) Linux
6 40 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 38 (29.23%) RDBMS
8 33 (25.38%) Web Services
9 32 (24.62%) XML
9 32 (24.62%) J2EE
9 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
10 29 (22.31%) Scrum
11 25 (19.23%) Finance
12 24 (18.46%) JSON
12 24 (18.46%) Unix
12 24 (18.46%) Oracle Database
13 23 (17.69%) MongoDB
14 22 (16.92%) Spring
15 20 (15.38%) Windows
15 20 (15.38%) OO
15 20 (15.38%) Data Modelling
15 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (14.62%) NoSQL
16 19 (14.62%) Git (software)
17 18 (13.85%) C
18 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
19 16 (12.31%) Micro Focus
19 16 (12.31%) COBOL
19 16 (12.31%) MySQL
19 16 (12.31%) Tuxedo

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 16 (12.31%) Tuxedo
2 12 (9.23%) JBoss
3 11 (8.46%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (6.92%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.38%) GlassFish
5 7 (5.38%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.62%) Apache
6 6 (4.62%) nginx
7 5 (3.85%) Jetty
8 3 (2.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.31%) IIS
8 3 (2.31%) SAS
9 2 (1.54%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.77%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.77%) GeoServer
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) Mingle
3 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.77%) Magento
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.54%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) AMQP
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (2.31%) LAN
2 3 (2.31%) WAN
3 2 (1.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) HTTP
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 38 (29.23%) RDBMS
3 24 (18.46%) Oracle Database
4 23 (17.69%) MongoDB
5 19 (14.62%) NoSQL
6 16 (12.31%) MySQL
7 12 (9.23%) DB2
8 10 (7.69%) Big Data
8 10 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (6.15%) Data Mart
9 8 (6.15%) Essbase
9 8 (6.15%) OLAP
9 8 (6.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (6.15%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (6.15%) Star Schema
10 5 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.77%) Eclipse
3 13 (10.00%) JIRA
4 12 (9.23%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.23%) Selenium
5 10 (7.69%) JUnit
6 8 (6.15%) ERwin
6 8 (6.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (5.38%) Eclipse RCP
7 7 (5.38%) Maven
8 6 (4.62%) Gradle
8 6 (4.62%) Subversion
9 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.08%) ClearCase
10 4 (3.08%) Rational Robot
10 4 (3.08%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.31%) ClearQuest
11 3 (2.31%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.54%) Ant
12 2 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Marketing
4 6 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (66.15%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.00%) Architect
4 12 (9.23%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.38%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.38%) OBIEE Developer
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Applications Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Data Modeller
8 5 (3.85%) DBA
8 5 (3.85%) Hyperion Developer
8 5 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Principal Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Agile Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Domain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.38%) Web Services
2 32 (24.62%) J2EE
2 32 (24.62%) XML
3 24 (18.46%) JSON
4 22 (16.92%) Spring
5 14 (10.77%) HTML
6 13 (10.00%) .NET
7 12 (9.23%) CSS
7 12 (9.23%) SOAP
8 11 (8.46%) Hibernate
8 11 (8.46%) jQuery
8 11 (8.46%) REST
9 10 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 10 (7.69%) Middleware
10 9 (6.92%) MDX
11 8 (6.15%) Ajax
11 8 (6.15%) RESTful
12 7 (5.38%) EJB
12 7 (5.38%) HTML5
12 7 (5.38%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.31%) Clustering
3 5 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.54%) iPhone
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.77%) RIA
6 1 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.31%) Linux
2 24 (18.46%) Unix
3 20 (15.38%) Windows
4 10 (7.69%) AIX
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.54%) Android
6 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.31%) Scrum
3 20 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 20 (15.38%) OO
4 16 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (11.54%) TDD
6 14 (10.77%) ETL
7 13 (10.00%) MVC
7 13 (10.00%) SOA
8 12 (9.23%) Analytics
8 12 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.46%) Microservices
9 11 (8.46%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.92%) Automated Testing
11 8 (6.15%) Performance Management
11 8 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (5.38%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.77%) Java
2 50 (38.46%) SQL
3 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.85%) C
5 17 (13.08%) Shell Script
6 16 (12.31%) Bash Shell
6 16 (12.31%) COBOL
7 14 (10.77%) C#
8 5 (3.85%) PHP
8 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.31%) Scala
9 3 (2.31%) VBA
10 2 (1.54%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.54%) Groovy
10 2 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.54%) Python
10 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 2 (1.54%) VB
10 2 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (4.62%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (52.31%) Oracle
2 16 (12.31%) Micro Focus
3 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.92%) IBM
5 8 (6.15%) Hyperion
5 8 (6.15%) Sybase
5 8 (6.15%) Talend
6 7 (5.38%) Perforce
7 6 (4.62%) VMware
8 4 (3.08%) Zend
9 2 (1.54%) Adobe
9 2 (1.54%) Ektron
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.54%) Sony
9 2 (1.54%) Sun
10 1 (0.77%) Cognos
10 1 (0.77%) Compuware
10 1 (0.77%) ESRI
10 1 (0.77%) HP
10 1 (0.77%) SAP