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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 73 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 43 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.96% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.10% 9.82% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £44.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -52.70%
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
531 438 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.74% 19.99% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 267 240
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 19 £375 +28.20% 5
Coventry -4 6 £550 +35.80% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £300 - 9
Warwickshire -5 3 £306 +44.11% 4
Worcestershire +1 2 - - 2
Walsall 0 2 - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (54.41%) SQL
2 28 (41.18%) Oracle
3 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
4 18 (26.47%) .NET
5 15 (22.06%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) Java
6 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 13 (19.12%) C#
7 13 (19.12%) CSS
7 13 (19.12%) Web Services
7 13 (19.12%) Linux
8 12 (17.65%) MySQL
8 12 (17.65%) Middleware
8 12 (17.65%) REST
9 11 (16.18%) OO
9 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
10 10 (14.71%) ETL
10 10 (14.71%) XML
10 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 10 (14.71%) IBM
10 10 (14.71%) TDD
10 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.76%) Spring
11 8 (11.76%) Web Development
11 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.76%) WCF
11 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 8 (11.76%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.82%) Apache
1 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 5 (7.35%) LAN
2 5 (7.35%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) SMTP
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
3 12 (17.65%) MySQL
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.82%) DB2
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (2.94%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.94%) MS Access
8 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) Big Data
9 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.47%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.88%) ERwin
2 4 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Publishing
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Website Developer
5 5 (7.35%) C# Programmer
5 5 (7.35%) Programmer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Architect
5 5 (7.35%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Data Modeller
6 4 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 13 (19.12%) Web Services
3 13 (19.12%) CSS
4 12 (17.65%) Middleware
4 12 (17.65%) REST
5 10 (14.71%) XML
6 8 (11.76%) SOAP
6 8 (11.76%) Spring
6 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.76%) WCF
7 7 (10.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (8.82%) D3.js
8 6 (8.82%) Flot
8 6 (8.82%) WPF
8 6 (8.82%) WinForms
9 5 (7.35%) J2EE
9 5 (7.35%) XSLT
10 4 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.82%) Open Source
3 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) Windows
4 6 (8.82%) SUSE
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.88%) HPUX
5 4 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 4 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) OO
2 10 (14.71%) ETL
2 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
2 10 (14.71%) TDD
3 8 (11.76%) SOA
3 8 (11.76%) MVC
3 8 (11.76%) Web Development
3 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.82%) Web Design
5 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.82%) Workflow
5 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.82%) Microservices
6 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) Java
2 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VC++
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.94%) C
7 1 (1.47%) XPath
7 1 (1.47%) R
7 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.47%) HNC
3 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) IBM
4 7 (10.29%) Pega
5 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.35%) TIBCO
7 4 (5.88%) Akamai
8 2 (2.94%) Northgate
8 2 (2.94%) Vitria
8 2 (2.94%) BEA
8 2 (2.94%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) Sybase
9 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.47%) Software AG
9 1 (1.47%) Informatica
9 1 (1.47%) webMethods
9 1 (1.47%) Thunderhead
9 1 (1.47%) Twitter
9 1 (1.47%) Talend
9 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
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