The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 24 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.49% 4.35% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.13% 12.50% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £275 £88
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% +214.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Liverpool with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 78 88 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 29.00% 34.78% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 31
Median daily rate £414 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.33% +0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -51.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Liverpool

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) PlayStation
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (60.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) iBATIS
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase