Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 119 120
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 67 104 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.80% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.51% 8.29% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 65
North West median daily rate £425 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +13.97%
10th Percentile £324 £252 £300
90th Percentile £600 £495 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
North West median hourly rate £24.00 - £12.00
10th Percentile £20.80 - £9.40
90th Percentile £39.20 - £30.60
England median hourly rate £29.99 £41.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year -27.73% +138.10% -57.23%

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 1,215 1,254 1,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.01% 21.72% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 887 820
North West median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £619 £588 £530
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 29
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £49.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.07% +78.18% -31.25%
10th Percentile £17.35 £15.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £54.66 £66.80 £51.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% +13.99%

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 23 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the North West over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 April 2019. 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 +1 39 £425 +16.84% 8
Cheshire -10 13 £432 +27.06%
Lancashire -17 7 £600 +69.36% 5
Merseyside -14 5 £450 +12.50%
Cumbria +8 2 £450 +20.00%
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 38 (56.72%) RDBMS
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) SQL
4 23 (34.33%) OO
5 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
5 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
6 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
7 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
7 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
8 18 (26.87%) C#
9 17 (25.37%) HTTP
10 16 (23.88%) Linux
10 16 (23.88%) .NET
11 14 (20.90%) MySQL
11 14 (20.90%) Oracle
11 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
12 13 (19.40%) Open Source
12 13 (19.40%) DevOps
12 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
12 13 (19.40%) OOP
12 13 (19.40%) Python
13 12 (17.91%) Microservices
13 12 (17.91%) Puppet
13 12 (17.91%) Web Development
14 11 (16.42%) Django
14 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
14 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (16.42%) Flask
14 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP

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 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.49%) SPSS
1 1 (1.49%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.49%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) HTTP
2 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.43%) DHCP
3 9 (13.43%) DNS
3 9 (13.43%) FTP
3 9 (13.43%) SSL
4 8 (11.94%) IPsec
5 3 (4.48%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) RDBMS
2 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.90%) MySQL
4 13 (19.40%) NoSQL
5 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.46%) Big Data
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.48%) Power BI
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.99%) GIS
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.99%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.49%) HBase
10 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.94%) Travis CI
4 7 (10.45%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 4 (5.97%) Subversion
6 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.49%) Babel
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) ERwin
7 1 (1.49%) Gradle
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.49%) Toad
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Automotive
2 1 (1.49%) Avionics
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Front Office
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Developer
2 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Architect
3 5 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Data Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Junior
5 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Junior Web Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) Django
2 11 (16.42%) Flask
3 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (14.93%) CSS
3 10 (14.93%) HTML
4 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.94%) React
5 8 (11.94%) RESTful
5 8 (11.94%) Web Services
6 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.45%) Vue.js
7 4 (5.97%) WinForms
7 4 (5.97%) WPF
8 3 (4.48%) Itk
8 3 (4.48%) LDAP
8 3 (4.48%) Node.js
9 2 (2.99%) Kafka
10 1 (1.49%) Express
10 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (10.45%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Tandem
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Equities
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) OO
3 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
5 13 (19.40%) DevOps
5 13 (19.40%) OOP
5 13 (19.40%) Open Source
6 12 (17.91%) Microservices
6 12 (17.91%) Web Development
7 11 (16.42%) MVC
8 10 (14.93%) BDD
8 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.93%) TDD
9 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.45%) ETL
10 7 (10.45%) Target Operating Model
10 7 (10.45%) Thought Leadership
11 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) C#
4 13 (19.40%) Python
5 10 (14.93%) Java
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) Scala
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (2.99%) VB6
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.49%) VC++
9 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
2 7 (10.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.99%) HDFS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (17.91%) Puppet
3 8 (11.94%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.97%) Ansible
5 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.49%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.49%) Nagios
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) ESRI
4 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.99%) Talend
5 1 (1.49%) BMC
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Sun
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau