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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 48 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.84% 4.67% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £305 £313 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +37.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £283 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £343 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
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
153 107 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.63% 17.98% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) C#
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
8 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (25.93%) High Availability
8 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Logistics
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (18.52%) Scrum
11 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.81%) ETL
11 4 (14.81%) Ajax
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
12 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (11.11%) Data Mart
12 3 (11.11%) Ruby

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) Modbus
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (11.11%) Data Mart
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
9 1 (3.70%) MySQL
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
9 1 (3.70%) QlikView
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Toad
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ETL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Database Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) MDX
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) Logistics
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Database Theory
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Relational Database Theory
8 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) OOD
8 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
8 1 (3.70%) Secure Coding
8 1 (3.70%) Ticket Management
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Clojure
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Siemens