Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 112 133
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 94 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 1.82% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.85% 7.32% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 77
North West median daily rate £364 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.55% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £311 £275
90th Percentile £491 £613 £526
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 10
North West median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.50% +150.00%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +14.29%

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 1,197 1,489 1,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.56% 24.90% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1,014 1,146
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £250
90th Percentile £625 £554 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 59
North West median hourly rate £43.05 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.15% -8.13% +27.39%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £64.06 £45.95 £59.45
England median hourly rate £34.50 £27.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.03% -0.45% -

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +14 53 £400 -5.88% 26
Cheshire +1 21 £303 -45.00% 14
Lancashire -1 16 £344 -8.33% 3
Merseyside +12 3 £319 -8.93% 4
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 58 (61.70%) SQL
2 56 (59.57%) Java
3 53 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (51.06%) RDBMS
5 38 (40.43%) SQL Server
6 33 (35.11%) TDD
6 33 (35.11%) Spring
7 27 (28.72%) Test Automation
8 26 (27.66%) NoSQL
9 25 (26.60%) Maven
9 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
10 23 (24.47%) Oracle
11 22 (23.40%) Web Services
12 19 (20.21%) HTML
12 19 (20.21%) Git (software)
12 19 (20.21%) REST
13 18 (19.15%) SOA
14 17 (18.09%) SOAP
14 17 (18.09%) CSS
14 17 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
15 16 (17.02%) Scrum
16 15 (15.96%) Hibernate
16 15 (15.96%) OO
16 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.96%) Gradle
16 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
16 15 (15.96%) Docker
16 15 (15.96%) Spring Boot

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 (3.19%) Apache
1 3 (3.19%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) JBoss
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.06%) PegaRULES
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Engine Yard
3 1 (1.06%) Heroku
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) SSL
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (51.06%) RDBMS
2 38 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 26 (27.66%) NoSQL
4 17 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.64%) MySQL
7 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.32%) Couchbase
8 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.26%) QlikView
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.19%) CouchDB
11 2 (2.13%) DB2
11 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Maven
2 19 (20.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.96%) Gradle
3 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.77%) JProfiler
4 12 (12.77%) JUnit
5 9 (9.57%) JIRA
6 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.38%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.38%) Rational Team Concert
8 5 (5.32%) Subversion
9 4 (4.26%) ClearQuest
9 4 (4.26%) Gatling
9 4 (4.26%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.26%) JMeter
9 4 (4.26%) Selenium
9 4 (4.26%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.26%) TestDirector
10 3 (3.19%) Ant
10 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (14.89%) Banking
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (70.21%) Developer
2 41 (43.62%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.02%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Tester
5 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (7.45%) QA Tester
6 6 (6.38%) Architect
6 6 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.38%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.26%) SQL BI Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.11%) Spring
2 22 (23.40%) Web Services
3 19 (20.21%) HTML
3 19 (20.21%) REST
4 17 (18.09%) CSS
4 17 (18.09%) SOAP
5 15 (15.96%) Hibernate
5 15 (15.96%) Spring Boot
6 13 (13.83%) .NET
6 13 (13.83%) Ajax
6 13 (13.83%) J2EE
6 13 (13.83%) Spring Security
6 13 (13.83%) Thymeleaf
7 12 (12.77%) JPA
8 11 (11.70%) Spring Cloud
8 11 (11.70%) XML
9 10 (10.64%) jQuery
10 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.51%) RESTful
11 6 (6.38%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (5.32%) NHS
2 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.26%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) DataPower
4 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.06%) Life Science
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) RIA
4 1 (1.06%) Social Media
4 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.11%) TDD
3 27 (28.72%) Test Automation
4 18 (19.15%) SOA
5 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (17.02%) Scrum
6 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
7 15 (15.96%) OO
8 13 (13.83%) BDD
8 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (13.83%) Kanban
9 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.70%) AOP
10 11 (11.70%) SDLC
11 10 (10.64%) Refactoring
12 9 (9.57%) ETL
12 9 (9.57%) Migration
12 9 (9.57%) OOP
12 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) SQL
2 56 (59.57%) Java
3 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.83%) Python
5 12 (12.77%) C#
6 10 (10.64%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.38%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) Scala
8 4 (4.26%) Groovy
8 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.19%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) C++
10 1 (1.06%) Clojure
10 1 (1.06%) Go
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) LXC
2 1 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Kibana
2 7 (7.45%) Consul
2 7 (7.45%) Zipkin
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.06%) Mesos
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) Perforce
4 3 (3.19%) Informatica
5 2 (2.13%) BT
5 2 (2.13%) Tableau
5 2 (2.13%) Talend
6 1 (1.06%) CA
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Segue
6 1 (1.06%) WSO2
6 1 (1.06%) Xamarin