Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 16 July 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +44
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.75% 1.54% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.52% 5.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Chester median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £378 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.63% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 79 67 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 31.35% 25.87% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 105
Chester median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £268 £273 £260
90th Percentile £544 £475 £485
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Chester median hourly rate - £42.50 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.44% -39.13%
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.39
% change year-on-year +3.90% -5.59% -38.21%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Chester

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Relational Database in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Chester

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Chester over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Chester

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 16 (94.12%) SQL
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 15 (88.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (88.24%) DB2
2 15 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
3 14 (82.35%) Teradata
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (82.35%) NoSQL
3 14 (82.35%) Entity Framework
3 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (82.35%) Project Management
3 14 (82.35%) Redis
3 14 (82.35%) Docker
3 14 (82.35%) .NET Core
3 14 (82.35%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (5.88%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) DB2
3 14 (82.35%) NoSQL
3 14 (82.35%) Redis
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Arquillian
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) FxCop
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) JBehave
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) T4 Templates
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Lead Developer
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
1 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Core
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
2 14 (82.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) JPA
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (82.35%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (82.35%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) API Design
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (5.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Teradata
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft