The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 52 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Access 5 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.17% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 0.96% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
MS Access
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
157 104 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.16% 17.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 77
Average daily rate £380 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Access across the Birmingham region.

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Access across the Birmingham region.

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Access
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Access 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 MS Access.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VBA
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (33.33%) DAO
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) ADO
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) InDesign
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) LiveCycle
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing

MS Access
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Access 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 MS Access. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) InDesign
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Access Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Access VBA Developer
2 4 (66.67%) VBA Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Excel Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (16.67%) RAD Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ADO
1 2 (33.33%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (16.67%) RAD
1 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe