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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 52 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.74% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.53% 3.09% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £236 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £479 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 £34.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.59%
Relational Database
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
146 162 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.65% 24.00% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 115 84
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
5 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) C
8 5 (23.81%) J2EE
8 5 (23.81%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) Java EE
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (19.05%) Data Mart
9 4 (19.05%) Toad
9 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
10 3 (14.29%) TDD
10 3 (14.29%) Spring
10 3 (14.29%) ProC
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) AIX
10 3 (14.29%) Solaris
10 3 (14.29%) C++
10 3 (14.29%) Cognos
10 3 (14.29%) NoSQL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (19.05%) Data Mart
5 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
7 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Toad
2 3 (14.29%) ProC
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
1 5 (23.81%) Java EE
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) JSP
3 2 (9.52%) Servlets
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 5 (23.81%) C
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Delphi
6 1 (4.76%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
3 3 (14.29%) Cognos
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Wonderware