Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 122 111
Rank change year-on-year +58 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 63 68 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.57% 1.38% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.52% 6.37% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 74
Median daily rate £450 £410 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +3.54% -1.00%
10th Percentile £356 £306 £256
90th Percentile £572 £650 £500
England median daily rate £515 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +3.47% -0.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £14.67 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.82% -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £28.30 £24.00
% change year-on-year +94.35% +17.92% -40.00%

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 547 1,067 1,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.28% 21.68% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 756 827
Median daily rate £432 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +6.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £296 £285
90th Percentile £597 £584 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 28
Median hourly rate £28.21 £39.50 £36.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.59% +9.04% -14.26%
10th Percentile £18.18 £13.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £60.23 £53.00 £48.02
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - -8.77% -3.39%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +40 44 £441 +22.57% 10
Cheshire +35 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Lancashire +12 4 £463 -31.48% 2
Merseyside +21 3 £750 +36.36% 2
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 45 (71.43%) AWS
2 31 (49.21%) Git (software)
3 28 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 28 (44.44%) MySQL
4 27 (42.86%) Pentaho
4 27 (42.86%) Cloudera
5 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
6 24 (38.10%) ETL
6 24 (38.10%) Oracle
7 23 (36.51%) Apache
7 23 (36.51%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (36.51%) Hadoop
7 23 (36.51%) Amazon S3
7 23 (36.51%) Apache Hive
7 23 (36.51%) Ansible
7 23 (36.51%) Impala
7 23 (36.51%) HDFS
7 23 (36.51%) Data Acquisition
8 22 (34.92%) Release Management
8 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
9 19 (30.16%) SQL
9 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
9 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
10 18 (28.57%) Data Integration
10 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.40%) RDBMS
12 15 (23.81%) Python
13 14 (22.22%) NoSQL
14 13 (20.63%) TDD
15 12 (19.05%) Java

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 23 (36.51%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) assyst
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (71.43%) AWS
2 23 (36.51%) Amazon S3
3 9 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
3 9 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (14.29%) Azure
3 9 (14.29%) Coveralls
3 9 (14.29%) Serverless
4 8 (12.70%) Power Platform
5 5 (7.94%) Power Automate
5 5 (7.94%) PowerApps
5 5 (7.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (6.35%) Apigee
6 4 (6.35%) Boomi
7 3 (4.76%) Logic Apps
7 3 (4.76%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.59%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) FTP
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) MySQL
2 27 (42.86%) Pentaho
3 23 (36.51%) Apache Hive
3 23 (36.51%) Hadoop
3 23 (36.51%) Impala
4 16 (25.40%) RDBMS
5 14 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 8 (12.70%) Power BI
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.59%) MS Access
10 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.59%) Tableau
10 1 (1.59%) Tableau Desktop
10 1 (1.59%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 31 (49.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (41.27%) Jenkins
3 12 (19.05%) SonarQube
4 8 (12.70%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.35%) GitLab
6 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (4.76%) CA Release Automation
6 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (19.05%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Pentaho Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) ETL Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Data Integration Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.17%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Programme Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Django
1 9 (14.29%) Flask
2 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 7 (11.11%) REST
3 7 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.94%) HTML
5 5 (7.94%) React
6 4 (6.35%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) CSS3
6 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.35%) HTML5
6 4 (6.35%) Java EE
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware
6 4 (6.35%) SOAP
7 3 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (4.76%) Kafka
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 24 (38.10%) ETL
3 23 (36.51%) Data Acquisition
4 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
4 22 (34.92%) Release Management
5 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (28.57%) Data Integration
6 13 (20.63%) TDD
7 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.29%) Blue-Green Deployment
8 9 (14.29%) Canary Deployment
8 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) DevOps
9 8 (12.70%) Microservices
9 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (12.70%) Validation
10 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 15 (23.81%) Python
3 12 (19.05%) Java
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Groovy
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) R
9 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.59%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
1 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) HDFS
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (36.51%) Ansible
2 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.76%) Kibana
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Cloudera
2 24 (38.10%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.76%) Splunk
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Adobe
7 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.59%) Zend