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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
England / West Midlands
Rank 85 68 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 39 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 2.00% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.22% 8.21% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 14
Median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £457 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%

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
423 585 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.68% 24.35% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 346 248
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +6 9 £400 +23.07% 2
Birmingham -4 9 £388 +27.04% 10
Coventry -27 8 £543 +35.81%
Shropshire - 4 £440 - 2
Worcestershire -4 2 £363 -19.44% 2
West Bromwich - 2 £375 -
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 1
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 47 (44.76%) HTML
2 46 (43.81%) SQL
3 42 (40.00%) CSS
4 37 (35.24%) HTTP
5 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (32.38%) .NET
7 33 (31.43%) C#
7 33 (31.43%) Java
8 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
8 32 (30.48%) Oracle
8 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
9 31 (29.52%) Linux
9 31 (29.52%) Web Development
10 30 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (26.67%) Web Design
11 28 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (23.81%) Spring
13 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
14 23 (21.90%) OO
15 22 (20.95%) Unix
15 22 (20.95%) Configuration Management
15 22 (20.95%) Visualisation
16 21 (20.00%) RDBMS
17 20 (19.05%) Git (software)
18 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
18 18 (17.14%) REST
19 17 (16.19%) MVC
20 16 (15.24%) Scrum
20 16 (15.24%) Visual Studio
21 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.57%) CMS
1 9 (8.57%) Sitefinity
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
2 8 (7.62%) JBoss
2 8 (7.62%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.62%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.67%) IIS
3 7 (6.67%) SAS
4 6 (5.71%) Confluence
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) SPSS
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) FastStats
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.24%) HTTP
2 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) FTP
4 1 (0.95%) SSH
4 1 (0.95%) Telnet
4 1 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.71%) Hazelcast
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.76%) MySQL
8 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.81%) DB2
9 4 (3.81%) Informix
9 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.86%) MS Access
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.24%) Visual Studio
4 14 (13.33%) JUnit
5 8 (7.62%) JIRA
5 8 (7.62%) Subversion
6 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.86%) Capybara
7 3 (2.86%) git-flow
7 3 (2.86%) RSpec
8 2 (1.90%) Ant
8 2 (1.90%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 2 (1.90%) jMock
8 2 (1.90%) Maven
8 2 (1.90%) Mockito
8 2 (1.90%) Selenium
8 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Automotive
2 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (60.95%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 14 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 14 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (12.38%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (12.38%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.38%) SQL Developer
6 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Data Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.81%) CRM Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) DBA
11 4 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
12 3 (2.86%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) HTML
2 42 (40.00%) CSS
3 34 (32.38%) .NET
4 25 (23.81%) Spring
5 18 (17.14%) REST
6 15 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (11.43%) jQuery
8 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.48%) Struts
9 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (8.57%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.57%) HTML5
10 8 (7.62%) Ajax
10 8 (7.62%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.62%) JSON
10 8 (7.62%) Servlets
11 7 (6.67%) RESTful
11 7 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
12 6 (5.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Visualisation
2 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.81%) Statistics
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) NHS
5 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.90%) SCADA
6 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Linux
2 22 (20.95%) Unix
3 15 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 10 (9.52%) Windows
5 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.95%) AIX
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.52%) Web Development
3 30 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (26.67%) Web Design
5 23 (21.90%) OO
6 22 (20.95%) Configuration Management
7 17 (16.19%) MVC
8 16 (15.24%) Scrum
9 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.38%) Line Management
12 12 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (11.43%) OO PHP
13 10 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (8.57%) Content Management
14 9 (8.57%) CRM
14 9 (8.57%) Open Source
15 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) SQL
2 33 (31.43%) C#
2 33 (31.43%) Java
3 32 (30.48%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.33%) PHP
5 10 (9.52%) Python
5 10 (9.52%) Ruby
5 10 (9.52%) Scala
6 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.95%) Groovy
8 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) MCITP
4 1 (0.95%) MCTS
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Basel II
1 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Management
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) Grafana
3 1 (0.95%) Kibana
3 1 (0.95%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Oracle
2 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Informatica
3 5 (4.76%) Sun
4 4 (3.81%) Cognos
4 4 (3.81%) Google
4 4 (3.81%) Teradata
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Netezza
6 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.90%) Splunk
6 2 (1.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Remedy
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow