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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 40 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 27 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.34% 1.50% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.20% 6.62% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
Average daily rate
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£378 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £227 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £23.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+75.37% -15.81%
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
157 136 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.43% 22.63% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 88 61
Average daily rate £325 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £23.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.10% -35.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Network Design
3 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
4 8 (26.67%) .NET
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Middleware
8 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) Clustering
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.33%) MySQL
8 4 (13.33%) C#
8 4 (13.33%) Akamai
8 4 (13.33%) REST
9 3 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) LAN
1 10 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) DataStage
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) ERwin
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (3.33%) C# Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware
4 4 (13.33%) REST
4 4 (13.33%) SOAP
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) JSP
7 1 (3.33%) Servlets
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Struts
7 1 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
7 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Public Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Network Design
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) ATDD
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (13.33%) Akamai
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Pega
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.33%) BEA
5 1 (3.33%) Vitria
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Talend