The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 48 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 1.26% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.37% 7.44% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £256 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £460 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
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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
149 121 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.95% 16.97% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 73 84
Average daily rate £363 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% -6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 10 (28.57%) Network Design
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) LAN
3 10 (28.57%) WAN
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (22.86%) Public Cloud
5 8 (22.86%) ETL
5 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
6 7 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
8 5 (14.29%) IBM
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) Middleware
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) MySQL
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (11.43%) REST
9 4 (11.43%) Akamai
9 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Spring
9 4 (11.43%) TDD

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) LAN
1 10 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) CouchDB
4 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.57%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) DataStage
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) ERwin
1 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) Middleware
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) REST
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
5 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
7 1 (2.86%) JMS
7 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.86%) JSP
7 1 (2.86%) Servlets
7 1 (2.86%) Struts
7 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Public Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Network Design
2 8 (22.86%) ETL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) ATDD
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.86%) VC++
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
3 4 (11.43%) Akamai
4 3 (8.57%) Pega
5 2 (5.71%) Talend
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) BEA
6 1 (2.86%) Vitria