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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 81 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 40 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.88% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.16% 9.23% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
559 466 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.78% 20.37% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 285 166
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.50 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £36.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +3 19 £375 +10.29% 4
Shropshire 0 6 £388 -
Staffordshire +2 5 £288 +6.48% 2
Warwickshire +1 4 £366 +39.52% 5
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Walsall +1 1 - -
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 37 (50.68%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) Oracle
3 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
4 18 (24.66%) .NET
5 15 (20.55%) HTML
5 15 (20.55%) RDBMS
6 14 (19.18%) Linux
6 14 (19.18%) Web Services
7 13 (17.81%) C#
7 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
7 13 (17.81%) Finance
8 12 (16.44%) Middleware
8 12 (16.44%) Java
8 12 (16.44%) CSS
8 12 (16.44%) MySQL
8 12 (16.44%) IBM
8 12 (16.44%) ETL
9 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.07%) REST
10 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (13.70%) Network Design
10 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) TDD
10 10 (13.70%) MVC
10 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
10 10 (13.70%) LAN
10 10 (13.70%) WAN
11 9 (12.33%) HTTP
11 9 (12.33%) XML
11 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (8.22%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) LAN
1 10 (13.70%) WAN
2 9 (12.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) RDBMS
3 12 (16.44%) MySQL
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.22%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.22%) DB2
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.11%) MS Access
8 3 (4.11%) Couchbase
8 3 (4.11%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.74%) Big Data
9 2 (2.74%) DataStage
10 1 (1.37%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Subversion
2 4 (5.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (5.48%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (5.48%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.11%) ERwin
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.37%) Ant
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Hudson
5 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Architect
3 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Systems Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Programmer
5 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.85%) C# Programmer
5 5 (6.85%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (6.85%) Website Developer
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Data Modeller
7 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) HTML
3 14 (19.18%) Web Services
4 12 (16.44%) Middleware
4 12 (16.44%) CSS
5 11 (15.07%) REST
6 9 (12.33%) XML
6 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
8 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.59%) Spring
9 6 (8.22%) WCF
9 6 (8.22%) WPF
9 6 (8.22%) D3.js
9 6 (8.22%) Flot
9 6 (8.22%) SOAP
9 6 (8.22%) WinForms
10 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (5.48%) LINQ
10 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.48%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.74%) DataPower
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.74%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.37%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) SUSE
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (5.48%) Windows NT
4 4 (5.48%) HPUX
4 4 (5.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) ETL
2 10 (13.70%) Network Design
2 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
2 10 (13.70%) TDD
2 10 (13.70%) MVC
2 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.96%) Web Development
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
4 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
4 8 (10.96%) OO
5 7 (9.59%) SDLC
5 7 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (9.59%) Data Migration
5 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) Microservices
6 6 (8.22%) Open Source
6 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) C#
2 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.48%) VBScript
6 3 (4.11%) C++
6 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) R
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) VC++
8 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.37%) HNC
3 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) IBM
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) Pega
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.85%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.48%) Akamai
6 4 (5.48%) Talend
7 2 (2.74%) Northgate
7 2 (2.74%) Sybase
7 2 (2.74%) Vitria
7 2 (2.74%) BEA
8 1 (1.37%) Sage
8 1 (1.37%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Sitecore