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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 88 71 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -29
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 19 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.78% 3.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.74% 7.86% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 25
Average daily rate
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£370 £270 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £327 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £24.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
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
401 471 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.57% 22.60% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 270 228
Average daily rate £363 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 15
Average hourly rate £31.10 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £17.18 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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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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
Worcestershire - 4 £140 -
Birmingham -7 3 £313 +13.63% 5
Staffordshire +11 1 £420 +51.35% 2
Coventry +2 1 £370 +34.54% 1
Warwickshire -2 1 - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 2
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 15 (39.47%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) OO
5 11 (28.95%) RDBMS
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) Spring
6 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
6 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) UNIX
8 8 (21.05%) SOA
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) MVC
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) IBM
10 6 (15.79%) TDD
10 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (15.79%) .NET
10 6 (15.79%) J2EE
10 6 (15.79%) HTML
11 5 (13.16%) C#
11 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
11 5 (13.16%) DB2
11 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) SMTP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) RDBMS
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.16%) DB2
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.53%) MySQL
7 3 (7.89%) MS Access
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
8 2 (5.26%) Couchbase
8 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
9 1 (2.63%) OLAP
9 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.63%) Ingres
9 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 4 (10.53%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) JMeter
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) ClearCase
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Toad
5 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.63%) ERwin
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Junior
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Spring
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) J2EE
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.16%) Middleware
3 5 (13.16%) Java EE
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) XSLT
5 3 (7.89%) JSP
5 3 (7.89%) Servlets
5 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) DataPower
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (10.53%) zOS
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) HPUX
3 4 (10.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) OO
2 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (21.05%) SOA
4 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (13.16%) EAI
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Memory Management
6 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VC++
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.63%) HNC
2 1 (2.63%) HND
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Zend
5 2 (5.26%) Pega
5 2 (5.26%) Informatica
5 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) Thunderhead
6 1 (2.63%) Software AG
6 1 (2.63%) BEA
6 1 (2.63%) webMethods
6 1 (2.63%) Vitria
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter
6 1 (2.63%) Talend
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