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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 54 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 5 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 1.62% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 6.33% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.91 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +4.62%
Relational Database
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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
110 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.00% 25.61% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 105 58
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Toad
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
5 4 (28.57%) Data Mart
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
7 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
7 2 (14.29%) BDD

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (28.57%) Data Mart
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
5 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.14%) OLAP
6 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JMeter
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) Servlets
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) ATDD
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
3 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Delphi
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Pascal
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Thunderhead
4 1 (7.14%) Wonderware