The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 93 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 29 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.33% 3.82% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Average daily rate
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£315 £369 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £230 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £465 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £37.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.32% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +26.49%
Relational Database
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
458 471 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 22.27% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 286 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 19
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £37.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Birmingham +1 9 £363 -11.31% 6
Warwickshire -1 8 £315 -10.00% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £145 - 1
Coventry -8 3 £370 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £225 - 2
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) RDBMS
3 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
4 30 (37.97%) Oracle
5 23 (29.11%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (25.32%) .NET
6 20 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.52%) Finance
10 16 (20.25%) Java
11 15 (18.99%) OO
11 15 (18.99%) Shell Script
12 14 (17.72%) MVC
12 14 (17.72%) C#
12 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (16.46%) MySQL
13 13 (16.46%) UNIX
13 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
14 11 (13.92%) ETL
14 11 (13.92%) J2EE
14 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
14 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
14 11 (13.92%) TDD
15 10 (12.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
16 9 (11.39%) Java EE
16 9 (11.39%) WPF
16 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.27%) Documentum
6 1 (1.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.27%) Casewise Modeler
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) SMS
2 2 (2.53%) SNA
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.04%) RDBMS
2 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
3 23 (29.11%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (22.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (16.46%) MySQL
6 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
7 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (5.06%) MS Access
9 4 (5.06%) Data Mart
9 4 (5.06%) OLAP
10 3 (3.80%) DB2
10 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.53%) Big Data
11 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) Toad
2 4 (5.06%) JMeter
2 4 (5.06%) Maven
2 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) ProC
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Architect
3 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.59%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.33%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (5.06%) DBA
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.80%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) Administrator
9 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Junior
9 3 (3.80%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) .NET
2 11 (13.92%) J2EE
2 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
3 10 (12.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (11.39%) WPF
4 9 (11.39%) Java EE
5 8 (10.13%) HTML
5 8 (10.13%) CSS
6 7 (8.86%) Spring
7 6 (7.59%) NHibernate
7 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.33%) JSP
8 5 (6.33%) Servlets
8 5 (6.33%) LAMP
8 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.33%) Yii
9 4 (5.06%) WCF
9 4 (5.06%) Spring.NET
9 4 (5.06%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) UNIX
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) AIX
3 3 (3.80%) Solaris
3 3 (3.80%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.53%) zOS
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) OO
4 14 (17.72%) MVC
5 11 (13.92%) ETL
5 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.59%) Memory Management
9 5 (6.33%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.33%) MVVM
9 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.33%) Low Latency
9 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.33%) Project Management
9 5 (6.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) Java
3 15 (18.99%) Shell Script
4 14 (17.72%) C#
5 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.39%) PHP
7 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
7 8 (10.13%) C
8 6 (7.59%) XAML
9 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.06%) VBA
11 2 (2.53%) REXX
11 2 (2.53%) JCL
11 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.53%) VB
11 2 (2.53%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) Delphi
12 1 (1.27%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) MOM
1 2 (2.53%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.53%) Control-M
1 2 (2.53%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (2.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Oracle
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) Zend
4 4 (5.06%) HP
4 4 (5.06%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Informatica
6 2 (2.53%) Sybase
6 2 (2.53%) BMC
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) Progress
7 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.27%) Casewise
7 1 (1.27%) Wonderware
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