The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Staffordshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% 1.98% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.68% 40.59% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 21
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.31 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
Relational Database
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Tamworth - - - -
Relational Database
West Midlands

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle