Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 101 143
Rank change year-on-year -14 +42 -39
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 90 139 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.58% 2.04% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 8.10% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 94 72
North West median daily rate £400 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.04% -0.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £284 £306 £310
90th Percentile £500 £572 £538
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% +150.00%
England median hourly rate £31.15 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -22.13% +3.23% +3.33%

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 1293 1716 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.72% 25.21% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1139 1208
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £545 £530
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 42
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.03
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £27.64
% change year-on-year +15.32% +0.40% +12.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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
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 24 November 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
Manchester +24 51 £400 -5.33% 18
Cheshire +6 25 £438 -12.50% 5
Lancashire -23 7 £343 -14.38% 3
Merseyside 0 5 £363 +3.57% 3
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 63 (70.00%) SQL
2 52 (57.78%) RDBMS
3 50 (55.56%) Java
3 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (47.78%) Spring
5 35 (38.89%) Oracle
5 35 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 34 (37.78%) TDD
7 30 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 30 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 27 (30.00%) Web Services
9 26 (28.89%) Hibernate
10 25 (27.78%) Spring Boot
11 24 (26.67%) Maven
12 23 (25.56%) OO
13 22 (24.44%) JUnit
13 22 (24.44%) NoSQL
14 21 (23.33%) SOAP
14 21 (23.33%) Data Modelling
15 20 (22.22%) Finance
15 20 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (22.22%) JPA
16 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
16 19 (21.11%) REST
16 19 (21.11%) Perforce
16 19 (21.11%) SOA
17 18 (20.00%) .NET
18 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
18 16 (17.78%) Spring Security
18 16 (17.78%) Docker

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 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) PegaRULES
2 2 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.78%) RDBMS
2 35 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 22 (24.44%) NoSQL
4 20 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (8.89%) Hadoop
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (7.78%) MySQL
8 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.44%) QlikView
11 2 (2.22%) Base SAS
11 2 (2.22%) DB2
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Maven
2 22 (24.44%) JUnit
3 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.56%) Gradle
5 12 (13.33%) JProfiler
6 9 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.78%) JIRA
8 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.56%) IntelliJ
9 5 (5.56%) SonarQube
9 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.44%) Subversion
11 3 (3.33%) FxCop
11 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.33%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.33%) T4 Templates
12 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (74.44%) Developer
2 43 (47.78%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) DBA
11 2 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.78%) Spring
2 27 (30.00%) Web Services
3 26 (28.89%) Hibernate
4 25 (27.78%) Spring Boot
5 21 (23.33%) SOAP
6 20 (22.22%) JPA
7 19 (21.11%) REST
8 18 (20.00%) .NET
9 16 (17.78%) Spring Security
10 15 (16.67%) Java EE
10 15 (16.67%) Thymeleaf
11 13 (14.44%) Spring Cloud
12 12 (13.33%) HTML
12 12 (13.33%) XML
13 10 (11.11%) CSS
13 10 (11.11%) jQuery
13 10 (11.11%) JSON
14 9 (10.00%) J2EE
15 8 (8.89%) .NET Framework
15 8 (8.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) NHS
3 4 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.22%) DataPower
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) RIA
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Unix
2 11 (12.22%) Windows
3 7 (7.78%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) TDD
3 30 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 30 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 23 (25.56%) OO
5 21 (23.33%) Data Modelling
6 19 (21.11%) SOA
7 14 (15.56%) ETL
8 13 (14.44%) AOP
8 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (11.11%) MVC
11 9 (10.00%) BDD
11 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 9 (10.00%) RAD
11 9 (10.00%) Scrum
11 9 (10.00%) SDLC
12 8 (8.89%) Data Management
12 8 (8.89%) DevOps
12 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) SQL
2 50 (55.56%) Java
3 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.33%) C#
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 6 (6.67%) C++
6 6 (6.67%) Go
6 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.56%) Scala
8 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.22%) PROC SQL
9 2 (2.22%) SAS Macro
9 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.22%) VBA
10 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.11%) Varnish
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Kibana
2 9 (10.00%) Consul
2 9 (10.00%) Zipkin
3 6 (6.67%) Ansible
3 6 (6.67%) Mesos
4 2 (2.22%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Oracle
2 19 (21.11%) Perforce
3 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) Informatica
4 3 (3.33%) Tableau
5 2 (2.22%) CA
5 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Talend
5 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.11%) Pega
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow