The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 8 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.37% 5.25% 5.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.79% 27.71% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 19
Median daily rate £400 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £478 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 58 83 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 17.21% 18.95% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 75
Median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £490 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.63% +28.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Lancashire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Lancashire

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Lancashire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -20 5 £338 -3.57%
Blackburn - 3 £400 -
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (41.67%) SSH
5 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Data Guard
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) WebSphere

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SSH
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (25.00%) SQLPlus
5 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
5 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
5 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (16.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Hybris Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Wicket
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) DOM
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) SAX
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) B2C
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Groovy
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Data Guard
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) hybris