Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 85 49
Rank change year-on-year +37 -36 +15
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 45 12 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.14% 0.76% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.93% 4.08% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 43
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -1.16% +12.42%
10th Percentile £325 £371 £295
90th Percentile £525 £470 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
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 251 294 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.54% 18.61% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 205 205
Birmingham median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £266 £281
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +90.32% +3.61%
10th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £17.58
90th Percentile £62.90 £35.00 £21.77
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.31 £17.75
% change year-on-year -17.76% +76.39% -11.25%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) SQL
3 24 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
5 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 19 (42.22%) TDD
6 19 (42.22%) BDD
7 18 (40.00%) Spring
7 18 (40.00%) Java
7 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (37.78%) HTML
8 17 (37.78%) Migration
8 17 (37.78%) Microservices
9 16 (35.56%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (35.56%) Apache Camel
9 16 (35.56%) Java 8
9 16 (35.56%) Hibernate
10 15 (33.33%) Spring Boot
11 14 (31.11%) CSS
11 14 (31.11%) Subversion
11 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
12 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
12 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (26.67%) WebSphere
13 12 (26.67%) IBM
13 12 (26.67%) Docker
14 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
15 10 (22.22%) Linux
15 10 (22.22%) OO
16 9 (20.00%) Test Automation

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 12 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Azure Functions
2 4 (8.89%) Serverless
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.89%) Power BI
6 3 (6.67%) MySQL
7 2 (4.44%) Big Data
7 2 (4.44%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.44%) MS Access
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.11%) Subversion
3 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.78%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.44%) Gradle
6 2 (4.44%) Grunt
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Moq
6 2 (4.44%) MSTest
6 2 (4.44%) NUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Backend Developer
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Digital Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Backend Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Spring
2 17 (37.78%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) Apache Camel
3 16 (35.56%) Hibernate
3 16 (35.56%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 8 (17.78%) Doctrine
7 7 (15.56%) .NET
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Behat
8 5 (11.11%) REST
9 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
10 3 (6.67%) JMS
11 2 (4.44%) Middleware
11 2 (4.44%) OAuth
11 2 (4.44%) SOAP
11 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Mac OS X
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) BDD
2 19 (42.22%) TDD
3 17 (37.78%) Microservices
3 17 (37.78%) Migration
4 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.22%) OO
6 9 (20.00%) DevOps
6 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.78%) OO PHP
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Data Management
9 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.33%) Web Development
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) MVC
10 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (8.89%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) Java 8
5 8 (17.78%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) Groovy
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.44%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Consul
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Zend
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Tableau
5 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Alteryx