Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 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 Management System (RDBMS)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 189 205
Rank change year-on-year +40 +16 -54
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 55 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 1.96% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 17
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £256 £286 £312
90th Percentile £488 £563 £475
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +6.88% -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.74% +5.00% +14.29%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,277 1,532 1,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.41% 24.90% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1,053 1,186
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £556 £526
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +0.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 44
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £32.26 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.96% -14.54% +18.15%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.38 £16.33
90th Percentile £64.06 £57.50 £62.29
England median hourly rate £31.31 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% -6.67% +4.57%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 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
Manchester +35 31 £400 +14.29% 14
Cheshire +12 16 £275 -34.13% 3
Lancashire -1 6 £325 - 1
Merseyside +5 1 - - 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 37 (67.27%) Java
3 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (54.55%) Spring
5 29 (52.73%) SQL
6 25 (45.45%) Maven
7 24 (43.64%) NoSQL
8 23 (41.82%) TDD
9 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 19 (34.55%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (34.55%) Spring Boot
11 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
11 17 (30.91%) Oracle
12 16 (29.09%) SOA
12 16 (29.09%) Spring Security
12 16 (29.09%) Docker
12 16 (29.09%) Kibana
12 16 (29.09%) Thymeleaf
13 14 (25.45%) Spring Cloud
13 14 (25.45%) AOP
14 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
14 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
14 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
14 13 (23.64%) JPA
15 12 (21.82%) JProfiler
15 12 (21.82%) Gradle
15 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
16 11 (20.00%) JUnit
17 10 (18.18%) OO

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 (5.45%) Confluence
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (43.64%) NoSQL
3 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (34.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) PowerPivot
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) DTS
7 1 (1.82%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.82%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Maven
2 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
3 12 (21.82%) Gradle
3 12 (21.82%) JProfiler
4 11 (20.00%) JUnit
5 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
5 8 (14.55%) JIRA
6 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.27%) Gatling
7 4 (7.27%) IntelliJ
7 4 (7.27%) JMeter
7 4 (7.27%) Selenium
7 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.64%) AccuRev
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 33 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.91%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) DBA
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (3.64%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) Spring
2 19 (34.55%) Spring Boot
3 16 (29.09%) Spring Security
3 16 (29.09%) Thymeleaf
4 14 (25.45%) Spring Cloud
5 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
5 13 (23.64%) JPA
6 10 (18.18%) REST
7 9 (16.36%) J2EE
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
8 8 (14.55%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) SOAP
9 7 (12.73%) Ajax
10 6 (10.91%) HTML
10 6 (10.91%) Java EE
10 6 (10.91%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) RESTful
11 5 (9.09%) jQuery
11 5 (9.09%) WinForms
11 5 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) TDD
3 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
4 16 (29.09%) SOA
5 14 (25.45%) AOP
6 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 10 (18.18%) OO
9 9 (16.36%) BDD
10 8 (14.55%) Scrum
11 7 (12.73%) Microservices
11 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.91%) RAD
12 6 (10.91%) SDLC
12 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
13 5 (9.09%) ETL
13 5 (9.09%) Kanban
13 5 (9.09%) Migration
13 5 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Clojure
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Kibana
2 9 (16.36%) Consul
2 9 (16.36%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Perforce
4 3 (5.45%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) Talend
6 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin