The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 44 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 5 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.12% 1.52% 4.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.58% 8.33% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£278 £350 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +91.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.96% 18.18% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 31
Average daily rate £278 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
Relational Database
East of England

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 11 July 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
Luton -15 4 £278 -20.71% 2
Bedford - - - - 3
Relational Database
East of England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) MyEclipse
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) ICEfaces
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) JSF
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) RAD
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) MyEclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) JSF
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) ICEfaces
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) RAD
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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