The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 26 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.67% 0.75% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.67% 2.17% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
75 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.40% 34.59% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 22
Average daily rate £363 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.31
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 Staffordshire

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +3 5 £300 -
Lichfield - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 - 4
Relational Database
West Midlands

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) LINQ
3 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) R
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Windows

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Programmer
1 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
1 4 (44.44%) C# Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Programmer
1 4 (44.44%) C# Programmer
1 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) LINQ
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (11.11%) EAI
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) R
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) HP