Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 18 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.56% 1.69% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.59% 7.61% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 16
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £330 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -37.14% +23.53%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £316
90th Percentile £448 £475 £681
North West median daily rate £396 £375 £423
% change year-on-year +5.60% -11.24% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -45.00% -7.28% -5.63%

Relational Database 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 237 276 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.54% 22.24% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 214 217
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £271
90th Percentile £525 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £43.00 £20.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.35% -3.57% +37.70%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.00 £13.12
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.00 £37.75
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £42.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -15.71% +48.25% -24.50%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Cheshire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Cheshire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Cheshire

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Cheshire

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Warrington +6 6 £250 -44.44% 10
Crewe -5 4 £400 - 2
Wilmslow - 3 £425 -
Chester +1 1 £433 - 1
Knutsford -17 1 - -
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Django
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Flask
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) GitHub
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Visualisation

Relational Database
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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.11%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Django Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Django
2 4 (22.22%) Flask
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Tandem
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) API Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Talend
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase