The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 West Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 62 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 54 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.17% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.68% 5.30% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 16
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £375 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
426 434 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.47% 22.04% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 245 252
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
Relational Database
England

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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
Coventry -2 14 £373 -0.66% 1
Warwickshire +5 9 £250 -23.07% 3
Birmingham -2 9 £300 -20.00% 8
Staffordshire - 4 £245 - 4
Worcestershire -9 3 £145 -55.38% 1
Shropshire -4 2 £315 +26.00%
Solihull - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
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England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 49 (49.49%) SQL
3 40 (40.40%) SQL Server
4 38 (38.38%) Oracle
5 34 (34.34%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (23.23%) .NET
9 20 (20.20%) Data Modelling
9 20 (20.20%) Finance
9 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (19.19%) Data Analysis
10 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.18%) C#
12 17 (17.17%) Oracle Database
13 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
13 16 (16.16%) Shell Script
14 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
15 13 (13.13%) Java
15 13 (13.13%) UNIX
15 13 (13.13%) ETL
15 13 (13.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (12.12%) Migration
16 12 (12.12%) MVC
16 12 (12.12%) WPF
16 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (11.11%) TDD
18 10 (10.10%) GIS
18 10 (10.10%) EAI
18 10 (10.10%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (6.06%) Apache
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Documentum
6 1 (1.01%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) Casewise Modeler
3 2 (2.02%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.01%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) SMS
2 2 (2.02%) SNA
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 40 (40.40%) SQL Server
3 34 (34.34%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (17.17%) Oracle Database
7 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (10.10%) MySQL
9 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.03%) MS Access
11 3 (3.03%) Data Mart
11 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.03%) DB2
11 3 (3.03%) OLAP
12 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.02%) PowerCenter
12 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.04%) ProC
4 3 (3.03%) Toad
5 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.02%) JMeter
5 2 (2.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Developer
2 28 (28.28%) Architect
3 16 (16.16%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.06%) DBA
7 6 (6.06%) Server Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) C Developer
8 4 (4.04%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 3 (3.03%) CRM Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.03%) MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) .NET
2 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
3 13 (13.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (12.12%) WPF
5 10 (10.10%) HTML
5 10 (10.10%) CSS
6 9 (9.09%) J2EE
6 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.09%) NHibernate
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.07%) Java EE
8 6 (6.06%) Spring.NET
8 6 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (5.05%) WCF
9 5 (5.05%) WinForms
9 5 (5.05%) JSP
9 5 (5.05%) Servlets
10 4 (4.04%) Middleware
11 3 (3.03%) LAMP
11 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) GIS
1 10 (10.10%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) Data Extraction
4 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) UNIX
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) AIX
3 4 (4.04%) Solaris
4 2 (2.02%) zOS
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.02%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.01%) VMS
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (20.20%) Data Modelling
3 19 (19.19%) Data Analysis
4 13 (13.13%) ETL
5 12 (12.12%) MVC
5 12 (12.12%) Migration
6 11 (11.11%) TDD
7 10 (10.10%) EAI
7 10 (10.10%) OO
7 10 (10.10%) CRM
8 9 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (8.08%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
9 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.07%) Data Mapping
10 7 (7.07%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (7.07%) SSADM
10 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) SQL
2 18 (18.18%) C#
3 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.16%) Shell Script
4 13 (13.13%) Java
5 9 (9.09%) C
6 8 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.07%) PHP
7 7 (7.07%) XAML
8 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.03%) C++
9 3 (3.03%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.03%) VBA
10 2 (2.02%) REXX
10 2 (2.02%) JCL
10 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.02%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) Delphi
11 1 (1.01%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.02%) RACF
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) MOM
1 2 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.02%) Control-M
1 2 (2.02%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (2.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Oracle
2 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Casewise
4 6 (6.06%) SAP
5 5 (5.05%) JBoss
6 3 (3.03%) Cognos
6 3 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.03%) Zend
6 3 (3.03%) Informatica
6 3 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) BMC
7 2 (2.02%) Sybase
8 1 (1.01%) Progress
8 1 (1.01%) KANA
8 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.01%) Wonderware
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