Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 41 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 12 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.29% 3.24% 4.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.76% 14.75% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Lancashire median daily rate £354 £463 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +34.06% -8.00%
10th Percentile £294 £282 £250
90th Percentile £379 £575 £465
North West median daily rate £364 £388 £340
% change year-on-year -6.13% +13.97% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £41.50
North West median hourly rate - £12.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -71.08% -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 Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 102 122 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.47% 21.94% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 88 122
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.00% -1.02%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £210
90th Percentile £488 £541 £500
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 30
Lancashire median hourly rate £62.50 £44.00 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.05% +5.07% +13.18%
10th Percentile £52.10 £40.10 £35.00
90th Percentile £69.07 £57.50 £69.07
North West median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +78.18% -31.25% +14.29%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 20 April 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
Blackpool -14 7 £361 -34.35%
Blackburn +7 1 £375 -6.25%
Chorley - 1 £348 - 1
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
4 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 6 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 4 (33.33%) TestDirector
5 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (16.67%) ETL

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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) PowerPivot
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 4 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Complex ETL
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
7 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) IBM