Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 19 November 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 Management System (RDBMS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 93 110
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 16 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.21% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 1.67% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +7.74% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £267 £336
90th Percentile £475 £551 £400
North West median daily rate £450 £410 £450
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.13% +6.88% -

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 281 360 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.21% 24.59% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 266 283
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £299
90th Percentile £625 £588 £537
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +109.52%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +66.67%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Cheshire

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Cheshire

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in Cheshire

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Cheshire

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 12 £450 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Crewe - 1 - -
RDBMS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 15 (93.75%) JPA
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Hibernate
3 14 (87.50%) Perforce
3 14 (87.50%) Data Modelling
3 14 (87.50%) JUnit
3 14 (87.50%) OO
3 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
4 12 (75.00%) REST
4 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (75.00%) Java EE
4 12 (75.00%) SOAP
4 12 (75.00%) Web Services
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (75.00%) Spring Boot
5 9 (56.25%) Banking
6 8 (50.00%) Gradle
6 8 (50.00%) JProfiler
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) Eclipse
7 7 (43.75%) RAD
7 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
8 6 (37.50%) Maven
8 6 (37.50%) Jenkins

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MaxDB
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) JUnit
2 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (50.00%) Gradle
3 8 (50.00%) JProfiler
4 7 (43.75%) Eclipse
5 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) Maven
6 5 (31.25%) IntelliJ
6 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
1 15 (93.75%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Hibernate
1 15 (93.75%) JPA
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Java EE
2 12 (75.00%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) SOAP
2 12 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
5 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Data Modelling
1 14 (87.50%) OO
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
1 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
3 7 (43.75%) RAD
4 5 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (87.50%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) SAP