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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 55 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.63% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 2.80% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.24%
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
133 143 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.14% 22.63% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
7 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Toad
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 4 (23.53%) Data Mart
8 3 (17.65%) Java EE
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Hadoop

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (23.53%) Data Mart
5 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) CouchDB
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP
7 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) ProC
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Java EE
4 2 (11.76%) JSP
4 2 (11.76%) Servlets
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) ATDD
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) C
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Pascal
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Wonderware
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft