The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 17 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.57% 0.67% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 4.55% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.92 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +8.20%
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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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.64% 14.67% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 11
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Relational Database across the Midlands region.

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Midlands region.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) JDBC
3 4 (44.44%) RAD
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Information Management
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Genesys
5 2 (22.22%) MVC

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 4 (44.44%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JDBC
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) IVR
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) RAD
1 4 (44.44%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Genesys