The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Relational Database
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 60 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.18% 4.76% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.38% 16.67% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 0 0
Median daily rate £435 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 145 24 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 43.94% 28.57% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 8 12
Median daily rate £421 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Belfast

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Relational Database in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Belfast

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 56 (76.71%) Java
2 50 (68.49%) Finance
3 47 (64.38%) SQL
4 38 (52.05%) Unix
5 35 (47.95%) OO
6 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (38.36%) Front Office
7 28 (38.36%) Oracle
8 26 (35.62%) RDBMS
9 24 (32.88%) Banking
10 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
12 20 (27.40%) ETL
12 20 (27.40%) Web Services
12 20 (27.40%) WPF
13 19 (26.03%) Linux
14 17 (23.29%) DB2
15 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
16 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (19.18%) Information Security
17 13 (17.81%) JSON
17 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
17 13 (17.81%) RESTful
17 13 (17.81%) C#
17 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
18 12 (16.44%) Big Data
18 12 (16.44%) Sybase
19 11 (15.07%) .NET
19 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
19 11 (15.07%) ADO.NET

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 10 (13.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) Jetty
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.62%) RDBMS
2 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
3 17 (23.29%) DB2
4 12 (16.44%) Big Data
5 9 (12.33%) Hadoop
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.74%) Endeca
7 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.37%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.37%) IDOL
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Ant
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) JUnit
2 2 (2.74%) Maven
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 50 (68.49%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) Front Office
3 24 (32.88%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (90.41%) Developer
2 35 (47.95%) Java Developer
3 28 (38.36%) Senior Developer
4 27 (36.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (17.81%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.70%) WPF Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Core Java Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Murex Developer
9 7 (9.59%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Talend Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Ab Initio Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior WPF Developer
11 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
12 2 (2.74%) ETL Specialist
12 2 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Support Specialist
12 2 (2.74%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) Web Services
1 20 (27.40%) WPF
2 13 (17.81%) JSON
2 13 (17.81%) RESTful
3 11 (15.07%) .NET
3 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
3 11 (15.07%) ADO.NET
3 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (15.07%) WCF
3 11 (15.07%) WF
4 8 (10.96%) FpML
4 8 (10.96%) Murex MxML
4 8 (10.96%) Spring
4 8 (10.96%) Struts
5 6 (8.22%) XML
6 5 (6.85%) JMS
7 2 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.74%) REST
7 2 (2.74%) SOAP
8 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Algorithms
3 10 (13.70%) Equities
4 8 (10.96%) Derivative
5 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) Unix
2 19 (26.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) AIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) OO
2 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) ETL
4 15 (20.55%) Integration Testing
5 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.18%) Information Security
6 13 (17.81%) Mentoring
6 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.07%) Memory Management
7 11 (15.07%) Scrum
8 10 (13.70%) OOP
8 10 (13.70%) SOA
9 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.33%) Low Latency
10 8 (10.96%) Workflow
10 8 (10.96%) Workflow Development
11 7 (9.59%) Data Transformation
12 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
12 6 (8.22%) SDLC
12 6 (8.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) Java
2 47 (64.38%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) C#
4 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.96%) Perl
7 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.59%) Korn
8 6 (8.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) HDFS
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) Sybase
3 9 (12.33%) Ab Initio
4 8 (10.96%) Murex
5 7 (9.59%) Talend
6 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.37%) SAP