Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 70 96
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 -24
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 37 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.77% 1.65% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.85% 7.81% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 13
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £311 £360 £314
90th Percentile £450 £528 £500
North West median daily rate £378 £394 £381
% change year-on-year -4.13% +3.28% -3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -15.66% -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 288 256 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.56% 21.16% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 197 327
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £238
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33% -3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -28.44% -34.36%
10th Percentile £9.00 £13.85 £14.43
90th Percentile £22.00 £27.25 £36.63
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92% -16.13%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +15 18 £375 -25.00% 4
Knutsford -12 6 £450 +5.88%
Crewe - 5 £400 -
Warrington +3 3 £325 -16.13% 4
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) Web Services
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
3 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 18 (48.65%) .NET
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 17 (45.95%) Docker
5 16 (43.24%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio
6 15 (40.54%) DB2
7 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (37.84%) Project Management
7 14 (37.84%) Teradata
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
7 14 (37.84%) .NET Core
7 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
7 14 (37.84%) Redis
8 10 (27.03%) Java
9 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.62%) Linux
10 8 (21.62%) Python
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle
11 7 (18.92%) DevOps
12 6 (16.22%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
12 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS

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 (5.41%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.51%) GitHub
4 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (48.65%) NoSQL
3 15 (40.54%) DB2
4 14 (37.84%) Redis
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (13.51%) MySQL
6 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
7 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Gradle
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Grunt
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Arquillian
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) FxCop
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) JBehave
4 1 (2.70%) Mockito
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) T4 Templates
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Lead Developer
3 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Django Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Python Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) Web Services
2 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 14 (37.84%) .NET Core
3 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
3 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
4 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) REST
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
5 5 (13.51%) Django
6 4 (10.81%) RESTful
7 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (8.11%) JSON
7 3 (8.11%) React
7 3 (8.11%) Spring Boot
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
8 2 (5.41%) WCF
9 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (37.84%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Dependency Management
8 3 (8.11%) Microservices
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) API Testing
9 2 (5.41%) BDD
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) TDD
9 2 (5.41%) Time Management
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) Groovy
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) LotusScript
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Java 8
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (8.11%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Consul
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (2.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Teradata
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk