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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 96 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 30 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.60% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.75% 7.83% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 27
Median daily rate £375 £343 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.48% -19.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £272 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £474 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% -6.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -7.14%  

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 631 792 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.42% 20.47% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 498 479
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +24 21 £350 +7.69% 20
Cheshire +24 4 £388 -15.30% 7
Lancashire -6 4 £375 +14.94% 2
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 54 (56.84%) SQL
2 45 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 41 (43.16%) Oracle
4 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (37.89%) Java
6 33 (34.74%) Web Services
7 30 (31.58%) Linux
8 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
9 26 (27.37%) RDBMS
10 25 (26.32%) Windows
11 24 (25.26%) XML
11 24 (25.26%) Finance
12 23 (24.21%) J2EE
13 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
14 19 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 17 (17.89%) Unix
15 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
16 16 (16.84%) .NET
16 16 (16.84%) DB2
16 16 (16.84%) ETL
16 16 (16.84%) Spring
16 16 (16.84%) JSON
17 15 (15.79%) OO
18 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
18 14 (14.74%) HTML
18 14 (14.74%) SOA
18 14 (14.74%) Big Data
18 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (13.68%) Microservices
19 13 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 13 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.32%) Tuxedo
3 5 (5.26%) Apache
4 4 (4.21%) SAS
4 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.16%) CMS
6 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.11%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.11%) JBoss
6 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) TestFlight
3 3 (3.16%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.37%) RDBMS
3 20 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 19 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 16 (16.84%) DB2
6 14 (14.74%) Big Data
7 12 (12.63%) MySQL
8 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (5.26%) OLAP
12 5 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (4.21%) Data Mart
13 4 (4.21%) Essbase
13 4 (4.21%) SQLite
13 4 (4.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.47%) JIRA
3 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.32%) JUnit
5 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.21%) Android Studio
6 4 (4.21%) CocoaPods
6 4 (4.21%) ERwin
6 4 (4.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (4.21%) Xcode
7 3 (3.16%) AccuRev
7 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.16%) Maven
7 3 (3.16%) Selenium
7 3 (3.16%) Subversion
8 2 (2.11%) JBehave
8 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.05%) JProfiler
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (55.79%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.95%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Agile Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Case Management Developer
9 4 (4.21%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (4.21%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Java Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.21%) OBIEE Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) Web Services
2 24 (25.26%) XML
3 23 (24.21%) J2EE
4 16 (16.84%) .NET
4 16 (16.84%) JSON
4 16 (16.84%) Spring
5 14 (14.74%) HTML
6 13 (13.68%) Middleware
7 12 (12.63%) CSS
8 11 (11.58%) SOAP
9 9 (9.47%) Ajax
10 8 (8.42%) REST
11 7 (7.37%) HTML5
11 7 (7.37%) RESTful
12 6 (6.32%) SAX
13 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
13 5 (5.26%) JPA
13 5 (5.26%) jQuery
13 5 (5.26%) MDX
14 4 (4.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) iPhone
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.21%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Wiki
6 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.05%) DataPower
6 1 (1.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Online Games
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) Windows
3 17 (17.89%) Unix
4 13 (13.68%) AIX
5 5 (5.26%) Android
5 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.84%) ETL
3 15 (15.79%) OO
4 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
4 14 (14.74%) SOA
5 13 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.68%) Microservices
6 12 (12.63%) Scrum
7 11 (11.58%) TDD
8 9 (9.47%) Analytics
9 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.37%) Case Management
10 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.37%) MVC
11 6 (6.32%) BDD
11 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.32%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.32%) DevOps
11 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) SQL
2 36 (37.89%) Java
3 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.47%) C#
4 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.37%) C
6 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.32%) COBOL
6 6 (6.32%) Python
7 4 (4.21%) Apple Swift
7 4 (4.21%) Groovy
7 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 4 (4.21%) Scala
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.21%) VB
8 2 (2.11%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) SAS Certification
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.21%) Ansible
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.05%) Kibana
3 1 (1.05%) logstash
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.05%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) Oracle
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) Micro Focus
4 5 (5.26%) Perforce
5 4 (4.21%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.21%) Sybase
5 4 (4.21%) Talend
6 3 (3.16%) hybris
6 3 (3.16%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) Cognos
7 2 (2.11%) Google
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Zend
8 1 (1.05%) Adobe
8 1 (1.05%) Kony
8 1 (1.05%) Splunk
8 1 (1.05%) Sun
8 1 (1.05%) Wonderware
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