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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 53 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 1.59% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 7.19% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -13.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.71 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.79%
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
121 139 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.69% 22.10% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 91 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 £263 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 21 November 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 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Toad
6 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (12.50%) CouchDB
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Big Data
6 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Toad
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) ATDD
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Pascal
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Delphi
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Thunderhead
4 1 (6.25%) Wonderware
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft