Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 54 65
Rank change year-on-year -33 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 12 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 3.43% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 16.05% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 12
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £430 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +8.18% +2.58%
10th Percentile £371 £295 £301
90th Percentile £470 £480 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 294 324 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.57% 21.40% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 153
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £224
90th Percentile £500 £525 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.32% +2.17% +38.46%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Symfony
5 3 (25.00%) Zend
6 2 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing

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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) ThingWorx
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) UX Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) Doctrine
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) SCADA
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) OWASP
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) SOLID
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau