Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 66 77
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 20 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.53% 1.31% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.90% 5.78% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 28
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33% +22.22%
10th Percentile £250 £328 £271
90th Percentile £430 £689 £519
North West median daily rate £362 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -13.35% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -2.50% +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 290 277 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.12% 22.74% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 196 252
Cheshire median daily rate £379 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +6.10% +7.71%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.25 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +22.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.35 £14.60
90th Percentile £27.00 £45.63 £36.50
North West median hourly rate £43.05 £38.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +11.82% +1.99% +20.22%

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 February 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 February 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
Knutsford -7 8 £375 +11.11% 2
Warrington -2 2 £450 -28.00% 3
Chester -1 1 - - 6
Northwich - 1 - -
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 17 (85.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) Spring
3 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 15 (75.00%) Oracle
3 15 (75.00%) Gradle
4 14 (70.00%) RDBMS
5 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (65.00%) SQL
6 12 (60.00%) Maven
6 12 (60.00%) JProfiler
6 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (55.00%) JPA
7 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (55.00%) JUnit
8 10 (50.00%) Banking
8 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (45.00%) J2EE
9 9 (45.00%) Web Services
10 8 (40.00%) OO
10 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
11 7 (35.00%) Perforce
12 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
12 6 (30.00%) RAD
12 6 (30.00%) jQuery
12 6 (30.00%) JSON
12 6 (30.00%) Git (software)

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 (5.00%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Engine Yard
1 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (10.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Gradle
2 12 (60.00%) JProfiler
2 12 (60.00%) Maven
3 11 (55.00%) JUnit
4 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
7 3 (15.00%) Ant
8 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 1 (5.00%) FxCop
8 1 (5.00%) Hudson
8 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
8 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
8 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Spring
2 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (55.00%) JPA
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) JSON
5 6 (30.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 4 (20.00%) Java EE
8 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.00%) DataPower
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.00%) RIA
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (30.00%) RAD
9 5 (25.00%) SDLC
10 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (20.00%) OOP
10 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (15.00%) BDD
11 3 (15.00%) Microservices
11 3 (15.00%) MVC
11 3 (15.00%) Scrum
12 2 (10.00%) ATDD
12 2 (10.00%) DevOps
12 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Clojure
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Segue