Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 113 94
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 +31
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 119 96 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.02% 1.71% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.57% 7.40% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 68 96
North West median daily rate £390 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £299 £311 £273
90th Percentile £475 £545 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% -15.66% +3.75%
10th Percentile £17.25 £35.00 £26.24
90th Percentile £19.75 £35.00 £44.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.15 £37.75
% change year-on-year +36.44% -17.48% +0.67%

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 1,243 1,298 1,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.15% 23.14% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 867 1,185
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £292 £263
90th Percentile £575 £614 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 52
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.39%
10th Percentile £9.45 £19.30 £14.38
90th Percentile £53.05 £47.35 £57.95
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 55 £384 -4.13% 50
Cheshire +12 31 £400 -11.11% 16
Merseyside +22 23 £375 +3.45% 5
Lancashire -28 6 £275 -23.61% 2
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 75 (63.03%) SQL
2 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 40 (33.61%) Oracle
5 37 (31.09%) Java
6 34 (28.57%) MySQL
7 33 (27.73%) RDBMS
8 32 (26.89%) JavaScript
9 31 (26.05%) Web Services
10 28 (23.53%) .NET
11 27 (22.69%) HTML
11 27 (22.69%) Git (software)
12 25 (21.01%) Spring
12 25 (21.01%) C#
12 25 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (20.17%) ETL
14 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
14 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (18.49%) Linux
16 21 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (17.65%) CSS
16 21 (17.65%) Scrum
17 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET
17 20 (16.81%) MongoDB
18 19 (15.97%) NoSQL
19 18 (15.13%) RESTful
19 18 (15.13%) AngularJS
20 17 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (14.29%) Degree

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 7 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 7 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.04%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.20%) Mule
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.68%) Confluence
5 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.72%) GitHub
4 5 (4.20%) Apigee
5 3 (2.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Converged Networks
1 2 (1.68%) SAN
1 2 (1.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (28.57%) MySQL
3 33 (27.73%) RDBMS
4 21 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (16.81%) MongoDB
6 19 (15.97%) NoSQL
7 16 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (10.92%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (10.92%) DB2
9 11 (9.24%) Power BI
9 11 (9.24%) Redis
10 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (7.56%) Big Data
11 9 (7.56%) Hadoop
12 5 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (4.20%) Apache Hive
12 5 (4.20%) HBase
12 5 (4.20%) Pentaho
12 5 (4.20%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (3.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (22.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.56%) Maven
3 9 (7.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.20%) JIRA
4 5 (4.20%) JMeter
4 5 (4.20%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.20%) NeoLoad
4 5 (4.20%) Selenium
4 5 (4.20%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.36%) Grunt
5 4 (3.36%) Subversion
6 3 (2.52%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.52%) Gradle
7 2 (1.68%) GitLab
7 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.84%) RSpec
8 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Back Office
3 2 (1.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Billing
4 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Developer
2 15 (12.61%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.08%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.24%) PHP Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Lead Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Python Developer
7 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Django Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
8 7 (5.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 6 (5.04%) ETL Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.36%) SAP BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.05%) Web Services
2 28 (23.53%) .NET
3 27 (22.69%) HTML
4 25 (21.01%) Spring
5 21 (17.65%) CSS
6 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET
7 18 (15.13%) AngularJS
7 18 (15.13%) RESTful
8 16 (13.45%) JSON
9 15 (12.61%) XML
10 10 (8.40%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (7.56%) .NET Core
11 9 (7.56%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.56%) Django
11 9 (7.56%) Entity Framework
11 9 (7.56%) HTML5
11 9 (7.56%) REST
11 9 (7.56%) Spring Boot
12 8 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (6.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
1 5 (4.20%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.84%) Online Gambling
4 1 (0.84%) Online Games
4 1 (0.84%) Robotics
4 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.84%) Social Media
4 1 (0.84%) User Experience
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Unix
3 6 (5.04%) Windows
4 1 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.01%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (20.17%) ETL
4 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.65%) Scrum
6 17 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.29%) TDD
7 14 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 14 (11.76%) OO
8 13 (10.92%) BDD
9 12 (10.08%) Microservices
9 12 (10.08%) Open Source
10 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.40%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (8.40%) DevOps
11 10 (8.40%) OOP
11 10 (8.40%) Project Management
12 9 (7.56%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
14 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (63.03%) SQL
2 37 (31.09%) Java
3 32 (26.89%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.01%) C#
5 16 (13.45%) PHP
6 15 (12.61%) Python
7 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.20%) Java 8
9 5 (4.20%) VB
10 4 (3.36%) C++
10 4 (3.36%) Groovy
10 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.52%) Ruby
11 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.68%) C
12 2 (1.68%) LotusScript
12 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.68%) Scala
12 2 (1.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) Docker
2 3 (2.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.52%) etcd
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.72%) Terraform
3 5 (4.20%) Ansible
3 5 (4.20%) Kibana
3 5 (4.20%) logstash
3 5 (4.20%) Puppet
4 3 (2.52%) Consul
5 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (33.61%) Oracle
2 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.45%) SAP
4 13 (10.92%) Teradata
5 6 (5.04%) Tableau
6 5 (4.20%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.20%) Google
7 3 (2.52%) hybris
7 3 (2.52%) Informatica
8 2 (1.68%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco
8 2 (1.68%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.68%) Lotus
8 2 (1.68%) MapR
9 1 (0.84%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.84%) IBM
9 1 (0.84%) Pega
9 1 (0.84%) Progress
9 1 (0.84%) Splunk
9 1 (0.84%) Sybase