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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 99 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 55 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.87% 1.79% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.80% 8.20% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 42
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 625 817 863
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.20% 21.78% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 517 553
Median daily rate £386 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 21 £475 +42.85% 21
Cheshire +31 13 £413 +17.85% 9
Merseyside -6 11 £375 +36.36% 2
Lancashire -11 8 £400 +1.58% 1
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 60 (68.18%) SQL
2 49 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 39 (44.32%) Oracle
4 39 (44.32%) Java
5 27 (30.68%) RDBMS
6 24 (27.27%) Finance
6 24 (27.27%) Web Services
7 23 (26.14%) .NET
7 23 (26.14%) Scrum
8 22 (25.00%) XML
9 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
10 20 (22.73%) TDD
11 19 (21.59%) Spring
12 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
13 17 (19.32%) MongoDB
13 17 (19.32%) NoSQL
13 17 (19.32%) OO
13 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
14 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 15 (17.05%) J2EE
15 15 (17.05%) SOAP
15 15 (17.05%) REST
16 14 (15.91%) DevOps
16 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (15.91%) MVC
16 14 (15.91%) Degree
16 14 (15.91%) JIRA
17 13 (14.77%) HTML
17 13 (14.77%) ETL

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 (5.68%) SAS
1 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.41%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.68%) SSH
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
3 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) POP3
4 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (30.68%) RDBMS
3 17 (19.32%) MongoDB
3 17 (19.32%) NoSQL
4 11 (12.50%) MySQL
5 8 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.95%) DB2
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (6.82%) Big Data
7 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.41%) SAP BW
10 3 (3.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.91%) JIRA
3 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.95%) JUnit
6 5 (5.68%) AccuRev
6 5 (5.68%) Gradle
7 4 (4.55%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.55%) JProfiler
7 4 (4.55%) Subversion
7 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.41%) ProC
8 3 (3.41%) Selenium
8 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.27%) Maven
9 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.14%) Ant
10 1 (1.14%) ERwin
10 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.14%) Xcode
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Architect
5 8 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) Web Services
2 23 (26.14%) .NET
3 22 (25.00%) XML
4 19 (21.59%) Spring
5 15 (17.05%) J2EE
5 15 (17.05%) REST
5 15 (17.05%) SOAP
6 13 (14.77%) HTML
7 12 (13.64%) Hibernate
8 11 (12.50%) JPA
9 9 (10.23%) CSS
10 7 (7.95%) Ajax
10 7 (7.95%) Java EE
10 7 (7.95%) SAML
11 6 (6.82%) jQuery
11 6 (6.82%) Spring Boot
12 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
12 5 (5.68%) MSMQ
12 5 (5.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) CMDB
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) Wiki
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) FMCG
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) Unix
2 10 (11.36%) Windows
3 9 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.95%) Android
4 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.27%) AIX
5 2 (2.27%) HPUX
5 2 (2.27%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Scrum
3 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
4 20 (22.73%) TDD
5 17 (19.32%) OO
6 14 (15.91%) DevOps
6 14 (15.91%) MVC
7 13 (14.77%) ETL
8 12 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.23%) Migration
11 8 (9.09%) BDD
12 7 (7.95%) Analytics
12 7 (7.95%) Refactoring
12 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.18%) SQL
2 39 (44.32%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.64%) C#
4 12 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 11 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (7.95%) Scala
7 6 (6.82%) Apple Swift
7 6 (6.82%) C++
7 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.68%) Go
9 4 (4.55%) Groovy
9 4 (4.55%) Ruby
10 3 (3.41%) PROC SQL
10 3 (3.41%) SAS Macro
10 3 (3.41%) VB
10 3 (3.41%) VBA
11 2 (2.27%) Perl
11 2 (2.27%) R
11 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.27%) SAS Certification
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Ansible
2 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 5 (5.68%) Data Guard
3 5 (5.68%) Mesos
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.14%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Oracle
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.95%) Perforce
5 6 (6.82%) IBM
6 5 (5.68%) SAP
6 5 (5.68%) Xamarin
7 3 (3.41%) HP
7 3 (3.41%) Sybase
7 3 (3.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.14%) Cognos
9 1 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) hybris
9 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.14%) Kony
9 1 (1.14%) Talend
9 1 (1.14%) Wonderware
9 1 (1.14%) Yahoo!
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