Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 69 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -19
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 32 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.43% 1.48% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.26% 7.09% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 18
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -7.69% +14.71%
10th Percentile £338 £359 £339
90th Percentile £449 £513 £674
North West median daily rate £390 £400 £410
% change year-on-year -2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -47.14% -15.66% +3.75%

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 261 268 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.80% 20.92% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 206 293
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +9.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £277 £280 £256
90th Percentile £521 £625 £558
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +81.70% -54.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.50 £12.90
90th Percentile £36.50 £28.50 £19.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
% change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -12.80%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +7 12 £375 -25.00% 2
Crewe -11 7 £400 - 1
Knutsford -18 4 £450 - 4
Warrington +3 3 £325 -16.13% 3
Wilmslow - 3 £425 -
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Web Services
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) C#
4 14 (43.75%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
5 13 (40.63%) Docker
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 12 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (34.38%) Linux
7 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) Project Management
8 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 10 (31.25%) Teradata
8 10 (31.25%) DB2
8 10 (31.25%) Python
8 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 10 (31.25%) Entity Framework
8 10 (31.25%) Redis
8 10 (31.25%) .NET Core
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) Django
10 7 (21.88%) Open Source
10 7 (21.88%) GitHub
10 7 (21.88%) REST
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle

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 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.88%) GitHub
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (31.25%) DB2
3 10 (31.25%) Redis
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (9.38%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.13%) BigQuery
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Gradle
3 3 (9.38%) Grunt
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Lead Developer
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Django Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Python Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.13%) ASP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Scientist
8 1 (3.13%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.13%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Web Services
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) .NET Core
4 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 10 (31.25%) Entity Framework
5 7 (21.88%) Django
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
6 5 (15.63%) Spring
7 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) React
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.88%) Open Source
6 4 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (9.38%) Build Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) API Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) Python
5 7 (21.88%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
7 3 (9.38%) Groovy
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) LotusScript
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.25%) Ruby
9 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (9.38%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Consul
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Teradata
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase