Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 72 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 +40 -42
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 38 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.92% 1.45% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.62% 6.49% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 8
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -15.76% +22.67%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £318
90th Percentile £464 £495 £524
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £23.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -43.37% -9.87%

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 260 262 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.00% 22.41% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 202 289
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £258 £264 £225
90th Percentile £538 £510 £538
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.75 £19.25 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% -7.36% -37.03%
10th Percentile £12.13 £14.41 £15.00
90th Percentile £22.50 £39.50 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +15.85% +7.89% +8.57%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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
Chester +12 17 £375 -25.00% 10
Knutsford -10 8 £450 +12.50% 1
Crewe - 4 £400 - 2
Warrington -2 3 - - 10
Northwich - 1 - -
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 22 (57.89%) Web Services
4 20 (52.63%) NoSQL
5 18 (47.37%) Docker
5 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 18 (47.37%) .NET
5 18 (47.37%) C#
6 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (39.47%) Redis
7 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
7 15 (39.47%) DB2
8 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (36.84%) Project Management
8 14 (36.84%) Teradata
8 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
8 14 (36.84%) Entity Framework
8 14 (36.84%) .NET Core
9 13 (34.21%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.68%) Linux
10 9 (23.68%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) DevOps
11 8 (21.05%) Spring
12 7 (18.42%) Migration
12 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (15.79%) RESTful

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 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.63%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) GitHub
4 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.63%) Engine Yard
5 1 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (52.63%) NoSQL
3 15 (39.47%) DB2
3 15 (39.47%) Redis
4 14 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (15.79%) MySQL
6 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
7 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
8 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
9 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Gradle
4 3 (7.89%) Grunt
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) Ant
5 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Arquillian
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) FxCop
6 1 (2.63%) JBehave
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) MSTest
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
6 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) T4 Templates
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Lead Developer
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Django Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Designer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Web Services
2 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 14 (36.84%) .NET Core
3 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
3 14 (36.84%) Entity Framework
4 8 (21.05%) Spring
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) RESTful
6 4 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (10.53%) Django
6 4 (10.53%) REST
6 4 (10.53%) Spring Boot
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.89%) React
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.26%) CSS
8 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) DataPower
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (36.84%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Open Source
8 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (10.53%) Microservices
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) BDD
9 3 (7.89%) Build Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
10 2 (5.26%) ATDD
10 2 (5.26%) Coaching
10 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) Groovy
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Java 8
7 2 (5.26%) LotusScript
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) Clojure
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (7.89%) etcd
3 1 (2.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Consul
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
2 1 (2.63%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (2.63%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Teradata
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Segue
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk