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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 10 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.59% 3.72% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.41% 16.78% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 8
Median daily rate £394 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £305 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £445 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -7.14%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 143 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 21.50% 22.14% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 94 85
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Relational Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Birmingham

Relational Database
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (56.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Visualisation
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Unix
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) OO
4 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (28.00%) OO PHP
5 7 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (28.00%) Hazelcast
5 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (28.00%) REST
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) Web Design
5 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) J2EE
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
5 7 (28.00%) HTTP

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 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Hazelcast
3 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.00%) DB2
7 1 (4.00%) Informix
7 1 (4.00%) MS Access
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) OLAP
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SSRS Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 7 (28.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.00%) Drools
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) MDX
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) SCADA
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Visualisation
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Line Management
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) OO PHP
4 7 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (28.00%) SOLID
4 7 (28.00%) Web Design
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Basel II
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Kibana
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Netezza
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata