Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 24 January 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 18 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 30 61 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.50% 12.08% 5.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.25% 37.65% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 15
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £421 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.10% +32.00%
10th Percentile £366 £390 £363
90th Percentile £438 £458 £420
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £46.50
UK median hourly rate £23.94 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -36.16% -11.76% +6.25%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 96 162 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.20% 32.08% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 113 76
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.24% +32.00%
10th Percentile £234 £349 £360
90th Percentile £473 £650 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £16.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.25% +11.58% -
10th Percentile £22.05 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £141.60 £36.50 £27.75
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.63 £28.18
% change year-on-year +6.12% +8.68% -6.07%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Northern Ireland

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Relational Database in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Northern Ireland

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Northern Ireland

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
County Antrim +3 25 £412 -2.44% 6
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 30 (100.00%) RDBMS
2 29 (96.67%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) Oracle
4 24 (80.00%) Finance
5 21 (70.00%) Banking
6 20 (66.67%) Java
7 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (60.00%) CSS
7 18 (60.00%) RESTful
8 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (56.67%) Ajax
8 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
8 17 (56.67%) JSP
8 17 (56.67%) DB2
8 17 (56.67%) XML
9 16 (53.33%) TDD
9 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
10 15 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (50.00%) Backbone.js
10 15 (50.00%) Web Services
10 15 (50.00%) MVC
11 14 (46.67%) Eclipse
11 14 (46.67%) Struts
11 14 (46.67%) JUnit
11 14 (46.67%) Gherkin
11 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
11 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
11 14 (46.67%) Degree
12 13 (43.33%) Time Management
12 13 (43.33%) Spring

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (43.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) RDBMS
2 17 (56.67%) DB2
3 13 (43.33%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Cucumber
1 14 (46.67%) Eclipse
1 14 (46.67%) JUnit
2 13 (43.33%) Bower
2 13 (43.33%) Grunt
2 13 (43.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 21 (70.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) DBA
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Financials DBA
5 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Scala Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) CSS
1 18 (60.00%) RESTful
2 17 (56.67%) Ajax
2 17 (56.67%) JSP
2 17 (56.67%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 15 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 15 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (50.00%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) Gherkin
5 14 (46.67%) Struts
6 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
6 13 (43.33%) Spring
6 13 (43.33%) Spring Batch
6 13 (43.33%) Spring Integration
7 4 (13.33%) EJB
7 4 (13.33%) Java EE
7 4 (13.33%) React
7 4 (13.33%) Servlets
8 3 (10.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) TDD
3 15 (50.00%) MVC
4 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 13 (43.33%) Project Management
5 13 (43.33%) Time Management
5 13 (43.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.33%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Balanced Scorecard
9 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
9 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (10.00%) Scorecard
9 3 (10.00%) Statistical Inference
9 3 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.00%) R
7 2 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Scala
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) RapidMiner
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft