Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 77 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +3
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 51 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.46% 1.13% 2.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.53% 5.90% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 33
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.77%
10th Percentile £284 £371 £295
90th Percentile £492 £470 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £26.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.77% - -

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 291 271 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.72% 19.11% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 182 204
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.15% +4.33%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £286
90th Percentile £525 £500 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.66% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84% +7.04%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.35 £17.55
90th Percentile £23.00 £33.25 £22.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018, 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 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Java
3 27 (52.94%) Spring
4 26 (50.98%) Git (software)
5 25 (49.02%) SQL
5 25 (49.02%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 24 (47.06%) HTML
6 24 (47.06%) TDD
6 24 (47.06%) Microservices
7 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
7 22 (43.14%) BDD
7 22 (43.14%) Spring Boot
8 20 (39.22%) Java 8
8 20 (39.22%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (39.22%) Apache Camel
8 20 (39.22%) Migration
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 18 (35.29%) CSS
9 18 (35.29%) WebSphere
10 17 (33.33%) Subversion
11 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
11 16 (31.37%) IBM
12 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
13 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
15 12 (23.53%) Docker
16 10 (19.61%) Linux
17 9 (17.65%) RDBMS
17 9 (17.65%) DevOps

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 18 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Mule
3 2 (3.92%) Mule ESB
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Azure Functions
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.84%) Serverless
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.80%) MS Access
5 3 (5.88%) Hazelcast
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) Subversion
3 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.69%) PHPUnit
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.92%) Ant
7 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.92%) Gradle
7 2 (3.92%) Grunt
7 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) Moq
7 2 (3.92%) MSTest
7 2 (3.92%) NUnit
7 2 (3.92%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.84%) Banking
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Backend Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Digital Developer
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Backend Developer
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Data Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) Spring
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
3 22 (43.14%) Spring Boot
4 20 (39.22%) Apache Camel
4 20 (39.22%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (35.29%) CSS
6 8 (15.69%) Doctrine
6 8 (15.69%) REST
7 5 (9.80%) Behat
7 5 (9.80%) J2EE
8 4 (7.84%) .NET
8 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.84%) jQuery
9 3 (5.88%) JMS
9 3 (5.88%) RESTful
10 2 (3.92%) Struts
10 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Mac OS X
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Microservices
2 24 (47.06%) TDD
3 22 (43.14%) BDD
4 20 (39.22%) Migration
5 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.65%) DevOps
7 8 (15.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (15.69%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) OO PHP
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Web Development
10 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 5 (9.80%) SOLID
10 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (7.84%) MVC
11 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) Java 8
5 8 (15.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.84%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.92%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Consul
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Terraform
2 1 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) IBM
2 8 (15.69%) Zend
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Jaspersoft