Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Relational Database
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 78 66
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 44 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.32% 1.44% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.38% 7.96% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 31
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £330 £350 £295
90th Percentile £530 £653 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Relational Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 227 289 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.13% 18.11% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 198 167
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £18.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +92.36% +3.97%
10th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £15.23
90th Percentile £62.90 £35.00 £21.41
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £30.91 £16.56
% change year-on-year +68.26% +86.62% -19.22%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Birmingham

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Relational Database in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Birmingham

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Birmingham

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
4 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 28 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (61.36%) HTML
6 26 (59.09%) Java
6 26 (59.09%) Migration
6 26 (59.09%) Spring
6 26 (59.09%) Microservices
7 25 (56.82%) Apache Camel
7 25 (56.82%) Java 8
7 25 (56.82%) Git (software)
7 25 (56.82%) BDD
7 25 (56.82%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (56.82%) Hibernate
7 25 (56.82%) Subversion
7 25 (56.82%) CSS
8 24 (54.55%) Trunk-Based Development
8 24 (54.55%) Spring Boot
9 23 (52.27%) IBM
9 23 (52.27%) WebSphere
10 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
11 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle
12 9 (20.45%) C#
12 9 (20.45%) DevOps
13 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (15.91%) NoSQL

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 23 (52.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Azure Functions
2 4 (9.09%) Serverless
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
1 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) Power BI
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Git (software)
1 25 (56.82%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Moq
3 2 (4.55%) MSTest
3 2 (4.55%) NUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Grunt
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 25 (56.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Python Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 26 (59.09%) Spring
3 25 (56.82%) Apache Camel
3 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 25 (56.82%) Hibernate
3 25 (56.82%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (54.55%) Spring Boot
5 7 (15.91%) .NET
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.82%) Django
7 3 (6.82%) Flask
7 3 (6.82%) GraphQL
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.55%) Dojo
8 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) OAuth
8 2 (4.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 26 (59.09%) Microservices
3 26 (59.09%) Migration
4 25 (56.82%) BDD
5 24 (54.55%) Trunk-Based Development
6 9 (20.45%) DevOps
7 7 (15.91%) Data Management
7 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) MVC
9 4 (9.09%) Analytics
9 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 3 (6.82%) Data Virtualisation
10 3 (6.82%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 26 (59.09%) Java
4 25 (56.82%) Java 8
5 9 (20.45%) C#
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.27%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Consul
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) IBM
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Tableau
5 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.27%) Alteryx