The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 June 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 23
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.56% 2.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.85% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £252 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 32 26 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 27.35% 14.61% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 28
Median daily rate £325 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Staffordshire

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Staffordshire