Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 143 113
Rank change year-on-year +51 -30 +3
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 50 58 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.76% 1.14% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.91% 5.06% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 69
Median daily rate £463 £432 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +15.20% -3.23%
10th Percentile £329 £363 £273
90th Percentile £613 £600 £520
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.57 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.18% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +17.28% +190.32%

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 632 1,147 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.24% 22.60% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 826 875
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £263
90th Percentile £688 £622 £588
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £36.23 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -9.44% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.90 £12.55
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.75 £54.85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Relational Database as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Relational Database in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Relational Database in the North West over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the North West

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Relational Database in the North West.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +47 29 £434 +2.06% 21
Lancashire +28 8 £525 -4.55%
Cheshire +25 8 £398 -1.49% 3
Merseyside +13 2 £575 +27.78% 1
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 22 (44.00%) Java
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
1 22 (44.00%) RDBMS
2 21 (42.00%) MySQL
2 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (36.00%) AWS
4 15 (30.00%) Linux
5 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
6 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.00%) SOA
7 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (24.00%) TDD
8 11 (22.00%) Pair Programming
8 11 (22.00%) Unix
8 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.00%) Docker
8 11 (22.00%) Microservices
9 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) ETL
9 10 (20.00%) HTTP
9 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (18.00%) DevOps
11 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.00%) Coaching
11 8 (16.00%) GCP
11 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery

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 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) AWS
2 8 (16.00%) GCP
3 7 (14.00%) Azure
4 6 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (12.00%) Coveralls
4 6 (12.00%) GitHub
5 5 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (10.00%) Serverless
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon Cognito
6 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (6.00%) Power Platform
6 3 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.00%) SaaS
8 1 (2.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) RDBMS
2 21 (42.00%) MySQL
3 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (14.00%) Neo4j
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (14.00%) Pentaho
6 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (6.00%) Power BI
10 2 (4.00%) BigQuery
10 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.00%) Maven
4 6 (12.00%) Bitbucket Server
4 6 (12.00%) GitLab
4 6 (12.00%) Gradle
4 6 (12.00%) JUnit
4 6 (12.00%) SonarQube
4 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.00%) ERwin
8 1 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Front Office
2 2 (4.00%) Housing Association
2 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) DBA
5 4 (8.00%) ETL Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
1 8 (16.00%) Spring
1 8 (16.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (12.00%) CSS
2 6 (12.00%) HTML5
2 6 (12.00%) React Native
2 6 (12.00%) RESTful
3 5 (10.00%) Node.js
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (6.00%) React
6 2 (4.00%) JAX-RS
6 2 (4.00%) JDBC
6 2 (4.00%) JSP
6 2 (4.00%) Kafka
6 2 (4.00%) phpspec
6 2 (4.00%) Sensu
6 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.00%) VME
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) SOA
3 12 (24.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) Microservices
4 11 (22.00%) Pair Programming
4 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.00%) ETL
6 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.00%) DevOps
7 8 (16.00%) Coaching
7 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (14.00%) OOP
8 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.00%) OO
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.00%) ES6
6 3 (6.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) ES7
6 3 (6.00%) ES8
7 2 (4.00%) Java 8
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) COBOL
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.00%) Terraform
3 4 (8.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 2 (4.00%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Google
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.00%) Paxata
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Sparx