Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 24 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.80% 1.77% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.54% 7.18% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 39
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £261 £350 £315
90th Percentile £505 £663 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £421 £425
% change year-on-year -5.04% -0.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% +150.00%

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 281 362 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.05% 24.71% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 268 279
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £583 £538
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% +106.25%
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% +45.45%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 - 13 £438 - 2
Chester +15 5 £500 -6.98% 5
Warrington +5 1 £450 -14.29%
Macclesfield -2 1 £525 +2.44% 2
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) Java
3 18 (75.00%) Spring
4 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (70.83%) TDD
4 17 (70.83%) Hibernate
4 17 (70.83%) RDBMS
4 17 (70.83%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) JUnit
5 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 16 (66.67%) JPA
5 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
6 15 (62.50%) Finance
7 14 (58.33%) Perforce
7 14 (58.33%) OO
7 14 (58.33%) Data Modelling
8 13 (54.17%) SOAP
8 13 (54.17%) Banking
8 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
8 13 (54.17%) REST
9 12 (50.00%) Java EE
9 12 (50.00%) Spring Boot
10 11 (45.83%) Gradle
11 9 (37.50%) JProfiler
12 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 8 (33.33%) Maven
13 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
13 7 (29.17%) RAD
13 7 (29.17%) SQL Server

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 2 (8.33%) PegaRULES
1 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) RDBMS
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (8.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) MaxDB
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) JUnit
2 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (45.83%) Gradle
4 9 (37.50%) JProfiler
5 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (33.33%) Maven
6 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.83%) IntelliJ
7 5 (20.83%) SonarQube
8 3 (12.50%) FxCop
8 3 (12.50%) MSBuild
8 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
8 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 3 (12.50%) T4 Templates
8 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 2 (8.33%) JIRA
9 2 (8.33%) ProC
9 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (4.17%) Ant
10 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) Spring
2 17 (70.83%) Hibernate
2 17 (70.83%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) JPA
4 13 (54.17%) REST
4 13 (54.17%) SOAP
5 12 (50.00%) Java EE
5 12 (50.00%) Spring Boot
6 5 (20.83%) J2EE
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 3 (12.50%) Ajax
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (12.50%) WCF
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.33%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) RIA
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) TDD
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 14 (58.33%) Data Modelling
3 14 (58.33%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
4 7 (29.17%) RAD
5 5 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (20.83%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) OOP
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PROC SQL
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Macro
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Perforce
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) SAP