The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 22 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 Management System (RDBMS)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 1.69% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £275 £84
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% +228.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

RDBMS 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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 103 118 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 31.02% 35.54% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 42
Median daily rate £413 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -35.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Merseyside

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Merseyside

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Merseyside

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 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
Liverpool -3 1 £450 +63.63%
RDBMS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase IQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase IQ
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase