The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 51 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.24% 1.47% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 6.56% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.91 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +4.62%
Relational Database
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.17% 22.43% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 31
Average daily rate £333 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Relational Database across the Bedfordshire region.

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Relational Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Relational Database.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Relational Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) MyEclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) DSDM
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft