Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 111 132
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 -24
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 114 94 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.95% 1.72% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.19% 7.40% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 73
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +13.97% -9.33%
10th Percentile £257 £303 £251
90th Percentile £513 £575 £497
England median daily rate £500 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
North West median hourly rate - £12.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.08% -9.87%
England median hourly rate £40.50 £15.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year +154.72% -60.25% -1.48%

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 1,240 1,271 1,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.24% 23.20% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 793 1,023
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £529 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 53
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -21.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.68 £11.75 £16.30
90th Percentile £56.13 £51.50 £64.55
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +4.34%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 53 £364 -9.06% 51
Cheshire +10 39 £375 -3.23% 22
Lancashire -13 11 £348 -18.24% 10
Merseyside +16 8 £400 +6.67% 3
Cumbria - 1 £375 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 82 (71.93%) SQL
2 65 (57.02%) SQL Server
3 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (48.25%) Java
5 37 (32.46%) Web Services
5 37 (32.46%) TDD
5 37 (32.46%) NoSQL
6 35 (30.70%) .NET
7 32 (28.07%) C#
7 32 (28.07%) RDBMS
8 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (24.56%) JavaScript
10 27 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (22.81%) Oracle
11 26 (22.81%) Spring
12 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
12 25 (21.93%) REST
13 24 (21.05%) MySQL
13 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
14 23 (20.18%) BDD
15 22 (19.30%) CSS
16 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
17 20 (17.54%) Kanban
17 20 (17.54%) HTML
17 20 (17.54%) Python
17 20 (17.54%) Scrum
18 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 19 (16.67%) Docker
19 18 (15.79%) Test Automation

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 (4.39%) Confluence
2 4 (3.51%) Apache
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.63%) JBoss
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.75%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.75%) WildFly
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.77%) GitHub
4 2 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.88%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.88%) Heroku
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) SSL
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Converged Networks
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (57.02%) SQL Server
2 37 (32.46%) NoSQL
3 32 (28.07%) RDBMS
4 24 (21.05%) MySQL
5 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (13.16%) DB2
6 15 (13.16%) Redis
7 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
8 11 (9.65%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (7.02%) CouchDB
10 7 (6.14%) Neo4j
11 6 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (3.51%) Big Data
12 4 (3.51%) Couchbase
12 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.40%) Maven
4 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.77%) Gradle
6 8 (7.02%) JIRA
7 6 (5.26%) JUnit
7 6 (5.26%) Rational Team Concert
7 6 (5.26%) Subversion
8 5 (4.39%) Gatling
8 5 (4.39%) JMeter
8 5 (4.39%) Selenium
9 4 (3.51%) Arquillian
9 4 (3.51%) ClearQuest
9 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.51%) JBehave
9 4 (3.51%) Mockito
9 4 (3.51%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.63%) JProfiler
10 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.28%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Lead Developer
4 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Tester
5 10 (8.77%) Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 7 (6.14%) QA Tester
7 6 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Django Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) Web Services
2 35 (30.70%) .NET
3 26 (22.81%) Spring
4 25 (21.93%) REST
5 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 22 (19.30%) CSS
7 20 (17.54%) HTML
8 17 (14.91%) SOAP
9 15 (13.16%) .NET Framework
10 14 (12.28%) .NET Core
10 14 (12.28%) Entity Framework
11 13 (11.40%) Ajax
12 12 (10.53%) Java EE
13 11 (9.65%) jQuery
13 11 (9.65%) Spring MVC
14 9 (7.89%) RESTful
14 9 (7.89%) XML
15 8 (7.02%) Hibernate
16 7 (6.14%) DOM
16 7 (6.14%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) DataPower
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.88%) Online Games
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) Windows
3 9 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) TDD
3 29 (25.44%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.18%) BDD
7 20 (17.54%) Kanban
7 20 (17.54%) Scrum
8 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 15 (13.16%) Migration
9 15 (13.16%) MVC
9 15 (13.16%) Project Management
10 12 (10.53%) Refactoring
11 11 (9.65%) DevOps
12 9 (7.89%) Analytics
12 9 (7.89%) ETL
12 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.89%) Open Source
12 9 (7.89%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (71.93%) SQL
2 55 (48.25%) Java
3 32 (28.07%) C#
4 28 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.54%) Python
6 10 (8.77%) Java 8
6 10 (8.77%) Ruby
7 8 (7.02%) Groovy
7 8 (7.02%) Scala
7 8 (7.02%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.14%) VB
9 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.51%) C++
11 3 (2.63%) C
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.75%) LotusScript
12 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.65%) Degree
3 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.75%) etcd
3 1 (0.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) Consul
2 2 (1.75%) Terraform
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.88%) Kibana
3 1 (0.88%) Mesos
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Oracle
2 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.28%) Teradata
4 5 (4.39%) SAP
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) hybris
6 3 (2.63%) Tableau
7 2 (1.75%) BT
7 2 (1.75%) CA
7 2 (1.75%) Lotus
8 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) Pega
8 1 (0.88%) Segue
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) WSO2