Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 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
England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 110 116
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 104 94 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 1.64% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.13% 7.21% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 76
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -1.59% +1.35%
10th Percentile £306 £305 £250
90th Percentile £553 £551 £498
England median daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.66% -9.87%
England median hourly rate £40.50 £20.74 £36.00
% change year-on-year +95.25% -42.38% +0.46%

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 1,279 1,304 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.94% 22.74% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 820 1,060
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £250
90th Percentile £588 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 49
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +39.71% -23.81%
10th Percentile £9.98 £13.63 £14.43
90th Percentile £54.55 £46.00 £59.31
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.34%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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 -27 45 £400 +14.29% 37
Cheshire +14 39 £375 -11.76% 11
Merseyside +18 13 £381 +1.67% 6
Lancashire -18 3 £750 +87.50% 4
Cumbria - 1 £375 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 71 (68.27%) SQL
2 57 (54.81%) SQL Server
3 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (39.42%) Java
5 37 (35.58%) Web Services
6 34 (32.69%) .NET
6 34 (32.69%) Oracle
7 32 (30.77%) C#
8 31 (29.81%) MySQL
8 31 (29.81%) NoSQL
9 30 (28.85%) RDBMS
10 29 (27.88%) Spring
11 27 (25.96%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 24 (23.08%) TDD
14 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (22.12%) CSS
15 22 (21.15%) HTML
15 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
16 21 (20.19%) MongoDB
16 21 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (18.27%) BDD
18 18 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (16.35%) Teradata
19 17 (16.35%) DB2
19 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (16.35%) Docker
20 16 (15.38%) Redis

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 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.92%) Confluence
3 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
3 2 (1.92%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.92%) SAS
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.92%) WildFly
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.96%) Mule
4 1 (0.96%) PegaRULES
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.69%) GitHub
4 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Converged Networks
1 2 (1.92%) SAN
1 2 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (54.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (29.81%) MySQL
2 31 (29.81%) NoSQL
3 30 (28.85%) RDBMS
4 21 (20.19%) MongoDB
5 18 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (16.35%) DB2
7 16 (15.38%) Redis
8 14 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (6.73%) Neo4j
11 6 (5.77%) Big Data
11 6 (5.77%) CouchDB
11 6 (5.77%) Power BI
12 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
13 3 (2.88%) Apache Hive
13 3 (2.88%) HBase
13 3 (2.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.65%) Maven
4 7 (6.73%) Gradle
5 4 (3.85%) Arquillian
5 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.85%) Grunt
5 4 (3.85%) JBehave
5 4 (3.85%) JUnit
5 4 (3.85%) Mockito
5 4 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) GitLab
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) JMeter
6 2 (1.92%) Selenium
6 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.92%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.96%) Gatling
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Back Office
3 3 (2.88%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (54.81%) Developer
2 14 (13.46%) Java Developer
2 14 (13.46%) Lead Developer
3 11 (10.58%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.69%) Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Lead .NET Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Data Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Django Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.85%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.85%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 4 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.58%) Web Services
2 34 (32.69%) .NET
3 29 (27.88%) Spring
4 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 23 (22.12%) CSS
6 22 (21.15%) HTML
7 16 (15.38%) JSON
8 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
8 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
8 15 (14.42%) REST
8 15 (14.42%) RESTful
9 14 (13.46%) .NET Core
9 14 (13.46%) Entity Framework
10 12 (11.54%) Java EE
11 11 (10.58%) SOAP
11 11 (10.58%) XML
12 9 (8.65%) HTML5
12 9 (8.65%) jQuery
12 9 (8.65%) Spring Boot
12 9 (8.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Algorithms
1 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.96%) DataPower
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.96%) Online Games
5 1 (0.96%) Robotics
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) Windows
3 9 (8.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (23.08%) TDD
4 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (18.27%) BDD
7 14 (13.46%) Project Management
7 14 (13.46%) Scrum
8 13 (12.50%) MVC
9 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 12 (11.54%) DevOps
10 11 (10.58%) ETL
11 9 (8.65%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (8.65%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (8.65%) Kanban
11 9 (8.65%) Microservices
12 8 (7.69%) Analytics
12 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.73%) Migration
13 7 (6.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.27%) SQL
2 41 (39.42%) Java
3 32 (30.77%) C#
4 26 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.50%) Python
6 9 (8.65%) Java 8
7 6 (5.77%) Groovy
7 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.81%) Ruby
8 5 (4.81%) VB
9 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.88%) C
10 3 (2.88%) C++
10 3 (2.88%) PHP
10 3 (2.88%) Scala
11 2 (1.92%) LotusScript
11 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) Docker
2 3 (2.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.88%) etcd
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.81%) Terraform
3 3 (2.88%) Consul
4 2 (1.92%) Ansible
4 2 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.96%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.96%) Kibana
5 1 (0.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.35%) Teradata
4 9 (8.65%) SAP
5 4 (3.85%) Informatica
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.85%) Tableau
6 3 (2.88%) hybris
7 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.92%) CA
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco
7 2 (1.92%) Google
7 2 (1.92%) Lotus
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) MapR
8 1 (0.96%) Pega
8 1 (0.96%) Splunk