Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 17 September 2019 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 111 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 78 109 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 1.83% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.64% 8.49% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 76
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £324 £306 £313
90th Percentile £576 £516 £556
England median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
North West median hourly rate £31.25 £18.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.92% -47.14% -4.11%
England median hourly rate £49.13 £40.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +21.31% +37.29% -18.06%

Relational Database 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 1,174 1,284 1,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.99% 21.57% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 885 808
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £284
90th Percentile £588 £575 £552
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 22
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -14.89% +44.30%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.63 £15.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.25 £45.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.62
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.28% +0.32%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the North West over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
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 Relational Database in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the North West over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. 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 0 38 £495 +23.75% 37
Cheshire 0 20 £400 +5.26% 7
Lancashire +9 8 £450 +50.00% 4
Merseyside -18 7 £450 +16.13% 3
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.62%) RDBMS
4 25 (32.05%) MySQL
5 24 (30.77%) Linux
6 23 (29.49%) SQL
6 23 (29.49%) XML
7 22 (28.21%) Java
7 22 (28.21%) Microservices
8 21 (26.92%) HTTP
9 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
10 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
10 19 (24.36%) ETL
11 18 (23.08%) Web Services
12 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
13 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
14 15 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (19.23%) DevOps
15 14 (17.95%) Docker
15 14 (17.95%) Kubernetes
15 14 (17.95%) HTML
15 14 (17.95%) FTP
16 13 (16.67%) Oracle
16 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 13 (16.67%) Migration
16 13 (16.67%) Puppet
17 12 (15.38%) Azure
17 12 (15.38%) AWS
17 12 (15.38%) Open Source
17 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

Relational Database
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 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.28%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) AWS
1 12 (15.38%) Azure
2 8 (10.26%) Power Platform
3 6 (7.69%) Serverless
4 5 (6.41%) Azure Functions
4 5 (6.41%) Boomi
4 5 (6.41%) GCP
5 4 (5.13%) GitHub
5 4 (5.13%) Office 365
5 4 (5.13%) PaaS
6 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) HTTP
2 14 (17.95%) FTP
3 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.26%) DHCP
4 8 (10.26%) DNS
4 8 (10.26%) SSL
5 7 (8.97%) IPsec
5 7 (8.97%) POP3
5 7 (8.97%) SMTP
6 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) RDBMS
2 25 (32.05%) MySQL
3 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.26%) Power BI
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.41%) SSDT
8 4 (5.13%) Big Data
8 4 (5.13%) OLAP
9 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.85%) Pentaho
10 2 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.56%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.97%) IntelliJ
3 7 (8.97%) Travis CI
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.13%) Maven
5 4 (5.13%) Selenium
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) Ant
6 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) Mockito
7 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.28%) git-flow
8 1 (1.28%) Gradle
8 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.28%) Spinnaker
General
1 9 (11.54%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Avionics
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) ITSM Developer
4 8 (10.26%) ServiceNow Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) ICT Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Pentaho Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Python Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) XML
2 18 (23.08%) Web Services
3 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
4 14 (17.95%) HTML
5 10 (12.82%) Spring
6 9 (11.54%) JSON
6 9 (11.54%) RESTful
7 8 (10.26%) React
7 8 (10.26%) REST
7 8 (10.26%) Vue.js
8 7 (8.97%) .NET
8 7 (8.97%) Django
8 7 (8.97%) Flask
8 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.97%) jQuery
8 7 (8.97%) LDAP
8 7 (8.97%) Spring Boot
9 6 (7.69%) SOAP
10 5 (6.41%) CSS
10 5 (6.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.56%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.56%) EPoS
3 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) W3C
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Equities
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Microservices
3 19 (24.36%) ETL
3 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.23%) DevOps
5 13 (16.67%) Migration
6 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.38%) OOP
6 12 (15.38%) Open Source
7 11 (14.10%) OO
7 11 (14.10%) TDD
8 10 (12.82%) BDD
9 9 (11.54%) MVC
9 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.26%) Analytics
10 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.26%) ITSM
10 8 (10.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.49%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) Java
4 10 (12.82%) Python
5 7 (8.97%) C#
6 5 (6.41%) ActionScript
6 5 (6.41%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (6.41%) PHP
7 4 (5.13%) PHP 5
7 4 (5.13%) PHP 7
7 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) ABAP
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VB6
9 1 (1.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) CCIE
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) HNC
5 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Docker
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) HDFS
4 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (17.95%) Kubernetes
3 13 (16.67%) Puppet
4 7 (8.97%) Ansible
4 7 (8.97%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (5.13%) SCCM
6 3 (3.85%) Terraform
7 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
8 1 (1.28%) Kibana
8 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) ServiceNow
3 5 (6.41%) Dell
3 5 (6.41%) MuleSoft
4 4 (5.13%) Zend
5 3 (3.85%) Cognos
6 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 2 (2.56%) F5
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Juniper
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
6 2 (2.56%) Tableau
6 2 (2.56%) Vertica
6 2 (2.56%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks