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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 84 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 34 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 2.06% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.30% 10.96% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 12
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£405 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.08% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.62% -6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +1.42%
Relational Database
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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
540 447 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.15% 18.80% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 271 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 7
Average hourly rate £20.07 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £36.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Birmingham +4 15 £423 +72.65% 6
Warwickshire -3 5 £425 +70.00% 3
Staffordshire -4 4 £238 -13.63% 3
Coventry -2 3 £400 +6.66% 3
Worcestershire +6 1 - - 2
Walsall +4 1 - -
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England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 25 (31.65%) Oracle
3 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
3 24 (30.38%) .NET
4 19 (24.05%) C#
5 18 (22.78%) RDBMS
6 15 (18.99%) HTML
6 15 (18.99%) Data Analysis
7 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.72%) CSS
7 14 (17.72%) ETL
8 13 (16.46%) Web Services
8 13 (16.46%) Finance
8 13 (16.46%) TDD
9 12 (15.19%) Java
9 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
9 12 (15.19%) MySQL
10 11 (13.92%) Linux
10 11 (13.92%) MVC
10 11 (13.92%) Migration
10 11 (13.92%) IBM
10 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
10 11 (13.92%) Entity Framework
10 11 (13.92%) REST
10 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
11 10 (12.66%) Network Design
11 10 (12.66%) OO
11 10 (12.66%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (7.59%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) LAN
1 10 (12.66%) WAN
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.78%) RDBMS
3 12 (15.19%) MySQL
4 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.13%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.33%) MS Access
9 4 (5.06%) DataStage
9 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.80%) CouchDB
10 3 (3.80%) Couchbase
10 3 (3.80%) DB2
11 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.53%) Big Data
12 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.80%) ERwin
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 3 (3.80%) Publishing
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 28 (35.44%) Architect
3 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (7.59%) .NET Programmer
4 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Systems Architect
4 6 (7.59%) Programmer
4 6 (7.59%) Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) C# Programmer
4 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Website Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) HTML
3 14 (17.72%) CSS
4 13 (16.46%) Web Services
5 11 (13.92%) .NET Framework
5 11 (13.92%) Entity Framework
5 11 (13.92%) REST
6 10 (12.66%) XML
6 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
7 9 (11.39%) Middleware
7 9 (11.39%) WCF
8 8 (10.13%) WPF
8 8 (10.13%) WinForms
9 7 (8.86%) Spring
10 6 (7.59%) D3.js
10 6 (7.59%) Flot
11 5 (6.33%) NHibernate
11 5 (6.33%) LINQ
11 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.86%) Data Integration
3 7 (8.86%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) Clustering
6 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.53%) NHS
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) SCADA
8 1 (1.27%) Informatics
8 1 (1.27%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) SUSE
4 4 (5.06%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.27%) HPUX
5 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Data Analysis
2 14 (17.72%) ETL
3 13 (16.46%) TDD
4 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
5 11 (13.92%) MVC
5 11 (13.92%) Migration
6 10 (12.66%) Network Design
6 10 (12.66%) OO
7 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.39%) Web Development
7 9 (11.39%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.13%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (8.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.86%) SDLC
10 6 (7.59%) Microservices
10 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.59%) Workflow
10 6 (7.59%) Web Design
10 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 19 (24.05%) C#
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.19%) Java
5 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) VBScript
7 4 (5.06%) C++
7 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) R
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VBA
9 1 (1.27%) VC++
9 1 (1.27%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) IBM
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.59%) Pega
4 6 (7.59%) Talend
5 5 (6.33%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.06%) Akamai
7 2 (2.53%) Vitria
7 2 (2.53%) Northgate
7 2 (2.53%) Sybase
7 2 (2.53%) BEA
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) Sage
8 1 (1.27%) Sitecore