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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 4 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.88% 7.42% 3.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 29.36% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 8
Median daily rate £375 £360 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -7.14%  

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 53 109 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 24.88% 25.29% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 69 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £565 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.38 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Blackburn -6 1 £375 +42.85%
Relational Database
North West

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) J2EE
5 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
6 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
7 7 (30.43%) DB2
8 6 (26.09%) C
8 6 (26.09%) COBOL
8 6 (26.09%) AIX
8 6 (26.09%) OO
8 6 (26.09%) Tuxedo
8 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (26.09%) Middleware
8 6 (26.09%) Unix
8 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 6 (26.09%) Micro Focus
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (26.09%) Big Data
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
8 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering

Relational Database
Top Related 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 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (26.09%) Tuxedo
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
3 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
3 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
4 7 (30.43%) DB2
5 6 (26.09%) Big Data
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
6 2 (8.70%) Riak
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) SQLPlus
7 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Rational Robot
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Hybris Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) J2EE
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) JSON
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) DOM
6 2 (8.70%) SAX
6 2 (8.70%) Servlets
6 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms
6 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Wiki
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) AIX
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Microservices
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) B2C
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) SEO
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 6 (26.09%) C
3 6 (26.09%) COBOL
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Groovy
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Micro Focus
3 3 (13.04%) hybris
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) IBM