Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 112 103
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +34
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 102 92 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.69% 1.62% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.83% 6.97% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 87
North West median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £282 £263 £302
90th Percentile £528 £499 £589
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £35.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -13.04% +0.63%
10th Percentile £17.25 £35.00 £8.95
90th Percentile £22.80 £35.00 £44.08
England median hourly rate £33.74 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.60% -10.26% -2.50%

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 1,302 1,320 1,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.63% 23.22% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 908 1,110
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £286 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 47
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +43.95% -26.19%
10th Percentile £13.13 £17.61 £14.03
90th Percentile £48.36 £60.25 £59.31
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.53% +17.27% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -16 49 £375 -6.25% 37
Merseyside +18 27 £375 +9.09% 3
Cheshire -12 15 £400 - 20
Lancashire -26 7 £425 +24.09% 6
Cumbria - 3 £450 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 59 (57.84%) SQL
2 43 (42.16%) Oracle
3 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (36.27%) RDBMS
5 28 (27.45%) MySQL
6 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 27 (26.47%) ETL
7 23 (22.55%) Java
7 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.55%) PHP
7 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
8 22 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (19.61%) Scrum
10 19 (18.63%) HTML
11 18 (17.65%) OO
12 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (16.67%) Web Services
12 17 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 16 (15.69%) SAP
13 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 16 (15.69%) OOP
13 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
14 15 (14.71%) Linux
14 15 (14.71%) CSS
14 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
15 14 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
16 13 (12.75%) BDD
17 12 (11.76%) JSON

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 8 (7.84%) Apache Spark
1 8 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.86%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.88%) Mule
4 2 (1.96%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.88%) Apigee
4 5 (4.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) DHCP
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
2 1 (0.98%) IPsec
2 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.98%) SSL
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.27%) RDBMS
2 28 (27.45%) MySQL
3 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 22 (21.57%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 14 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (11.76%) Power BI
8 11 (10.78%) Big Data
8 11 (10.78%) Hadoop
9 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
10 6 (5.88%) Apache Hive
10 6 (5.88%) HBase
11 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
11 5 (4.90%) Pentaho
12 4 (3.92%) DB2
12 4 (3.92%) QlikView
12 4 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.86%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) Maven
3 7 (6.86%) Subversion
4 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.88%) JMeter
4 6 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.88%) NeoLoad
4 6 (5.88%) Selenium
4 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.94%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.98%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.98%) ERwin
6 1 (0.98%) GitLab
6 1 (0.98%) Gradle
6 1 (0.98%) Toad
6 1 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Billing
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (57.84%) Developer
2 16 (15.69%) PHP Developer
3 11 (10.78%) Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Data Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.88%) ETL Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Django Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (3.92%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) SAP BI Developer
9 4 (3.92%) SAP Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) HTML
2 17 (16.67%) Web Services
3 15 (14.71%) CSS
4 12 (11.76%) JSON
5 11 (10.78%) .NET
5 11 (10.78%) Spring
6 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.80%) RESTful
6 10 (9.80%) XML
7 9 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.86%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.86%) JMS
9 6 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (5.88%) GWT
9 6 (5.88%) HTML5
9 6 (5.88%) JPA
9 6 (5.88%) Node.js
9 6 (5.88%) REST
9 6 (5.88%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
2 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.98%) Social Media
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
4 1 (0.98%) CentOS
4 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.47%) ETL
3 20 (19.61%) Scrum
4 18 (17.65%) OO
5 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
6 16 (15.69%) OOP
7 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.75%) BDD
10 12 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (10.78%) TDD
12 10 (9.80%) Microservices
12 10 (9.80%) Open Source
13 9 (8.82%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (8.82%) OO PHP
13 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
14 8 (7.84%) Data Analysis
14 8 (7.84%) DevOps
14 8 (7.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.84%) SQL
2 23 (22.55%) Java
2 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
2 23 (22.55%) PHP
3 10 (9.80%) Python
4 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.84%) C#
6 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.94%) Scala
7 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.94%) VB
8 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.96%) Java 8
8 2 (1.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.98%) HDFS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Kibana
1 6 (5.88%) logstash
1 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.88%) Puppet
2 5 (4.90%) Ansible
2 5 (4.90%) Terraform
3 3 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.98%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.98%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (42.16%) Oracle
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 6 (5.88%) Google
3 6 (5.88%) Tableau
4 4 (3.92%) Teradata
5 3 (2.94%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.94%) Informatica
6 2 (1.96%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.96%) ESRI
6 2 (1.96%) MapR
7 1 (0.98%) BMC
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) Progress
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase