Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33 -14
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 12 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.73% 5.46% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 16.23% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 5
Lancashire median daily rate £348 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% -7.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £305 £282 £341
90th Percentile £423 £575 £459
North West median daily rate £375 £423 £425
% change year-on-year -11.24% -0.59% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.28% -5.63% +150.00%

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 112 191 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.51% 33.63% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 136 184
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.65% +9.47%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £205
90th Percentile £586 £553 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £52.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.63% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £37.36 £23.95 £35.00
90th Percentile £68.84 £46.03 £69.07
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £28.34 £37.75
% change year-on-year +46.44% -24.93% +18.15%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 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 +8 4 - -
Chorley - 3 £348 - 2
Blackburn +3 1 £375 -
Relational Database
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
5 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Tableau

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JDBC
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) IBM