The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 50 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.39% 0.97% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 4.23% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £239 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £472 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
130 142 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.11% 22.94% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Relational Database
West Midlands

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 1 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 1 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 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (25.00%) C
9 4 (20.00%) J2EE
9 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
9 4 (20.00%) Toad
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (20.00%) Data Mart
9 4 (20.00%) Java EE
10 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.00%) ProC
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 3 (15.00%) Cognos
10 3 (15.00%) AIX
10 3 (15.00%) Solaris
10 3 (15.00%) C++
11 2 (10.00%) JSP

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (20.00%) Data Mart
5 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) Big Data
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Toad
2 3 (15.00%) ProC
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Testing Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
1 4 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) VMS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Pascal
6 1 (5.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.00%) Cognos
4 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Wonderware
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