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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 56 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.34% 4.03% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £239 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £472 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +26.49%
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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
142 149 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.56% 22.75% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 89
Average daily rate £363 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.86% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
7 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) Toad
7 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 4 (22.22%) Data Mart
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) ProC

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
3 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (22.22%) Data Mart
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) ProC
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Delphi
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Wonderware