Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 25 July 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)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 179 169
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -8
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 35 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.68% 3.78% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 48
North West median daily rate £425 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.37% +14.96%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £242
90th Percentile £525 £495 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% -6.61% +98.90%
England median hourly rate £29.50 £41.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year -28.92% -9.29% +28.87%

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1305 1692 1757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.97% 22.11% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1047 1071
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +12.59%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £258
90th Percentile £530 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 34
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% -7.65% +113.17%
10th Percentile £14.75 £15.80 £14.63
90th Percentile £46.00 £58.69 £57.60
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.83% +21.00% -12.66%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the North West

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the North West

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the North West over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in the North West

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the North West

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Cheshire +32 13 £394 +15.81% 2
Manchester +19 13 £450 +32.35% 12
Lancashire -15 7 £375 -0.33% 1
Merseyside -2 1 £450 +63.64%
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 North West region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 35 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (82.86%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) Oracle
4 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 20 (57.14%) Java
5 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (54.29%) Spring
6 16 (45.71%) JPA
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) Hibernate
7 15 (42.86%) OO
8 13 (37.14%) Data Modelling
8 13 (37.14%) JUnit
8 13 (37.14%) Perforce
8 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
8 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
9 12 (34.29%) SOAP
10 11 (31.43%) Web Services
11 10 (28.57%) Finance
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 10 (28.57%) Banking
11 10 (28.57%) JIRA
11 10 (28.57%) REST
12 9 (25.71%) Java EE
12 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
13 8 (22.86%) Spring Boot
14 7 (20.00%) .NET
14 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
15 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SSH
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (11.43%) MySQL
6 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.57%) SQLPlus
7 2 (5.71%) Big Data
7 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.71%) PowerPivot
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
1 13 (37.14%) JUnit
2 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
4 6 (17.14%) AccuRev
4 6 (17.14%) Gradle
4 6 (17.14%) JProfiler
5 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
5 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Tableau Developer
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Spring
2 16 (45.71%) Hibernate
2 16 (45.71%) JPA
3 12 (34.29%) SOAP
4 11 (31.43%) Web Services
5 10 (28.57%) REST
6 9 (25.71%) Java EE
7 8 (22.86%) Spring Boot
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) J2EE
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (14.29%) WinForms
10 5 (14.29%) WPF
11 4 (11.43%) Ajax
11 4 (11.43%) jQuery
11 4 (11.43%) JSON
11 4 (11.43%) XML
11 4 (11.43%) XSLT
12 3 (8.57%) RESTful
12 3 (8.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) HPUX
2 2 (5.71%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) OO
4 13 (37.14%) Data Modelling
4 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
7 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.57%) Data Management
9 3 (8.57%) ETL
9 3 (8.57%) MVC
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Perforce
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Tableau
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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