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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 46 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 19 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 1.98% 2.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.48% 9.24% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£375 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -26.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -52.70%
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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
141 119 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.60% 21.44% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 74
Average daily rate £368 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% -41.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Network Design
6 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (16.00%) Akamai
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
7 4 (16.00%) Clustering
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
7 4 (16.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) MySQL
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (12.00%) UNIX
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) ERwin
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modeller
6 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) Middleware
4 4 (16.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) Servlets
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Struts
7 1 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) ATDD
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) VC++
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (16.00%) Akamai
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Pega
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Thunderhead
4 1 (4.00%) BEA
4 1 (4.00%) Vitria
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects