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 30 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 38
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.80% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

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 59 125 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 18.55% 37.09% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 90 39
Median daily rate £371 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.18% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £297 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) OOD

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 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase