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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 22 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.83% 1.80% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.45% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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
49 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.43% 27.03% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 26
Average daily rate £400 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 -1 3 £300 +20.00% 1
Tamworth - 3 £388 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £420 - 4
Leek - 1 - -
Relational Database
West Midlands

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) WinForms
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) VB6
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) LINQ
6 3 (18.75%) Online Games
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) DataStage
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Games
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Programmer
2 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Programmer
2 3 (18.75%) C# Programmer
2 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DataStage Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) WinForms
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Online Games
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) VB6
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft