Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 October 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 148 86
Rank change year-on-year +29 -62 +10
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 83 34 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.73% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.84% 4.04% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 21 104
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £295
90th Percentile £536 £475 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.09% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.15 £39.00
% change year-on-year +36.44% -20.13% +4.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 939 842 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.44% 18.17% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 533 770
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -1.90% +8.97%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £269
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 25
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £31.16 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.99% +64.49% +1.99%
10th Percentile £12.07 £20.80 £12.40
90th Percentile £57.05 £53.38 £24.00
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in the West Midlands

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +33 48 £425 -2.86% 18
Staffordshire -1 14 £375 -4.76% 7
Coventry -11 9 £381 -6.15% 3
Shropshire -41 7 £595 - 3
Warwickshire +8 1 £510 +29.94% 1
Solihull - 1 - - 3
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) SQL
3 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
4 28 (33.73%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (32.53%) Java
6 26 (31.33%) TDD
6 26 (31.33%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (30.12%) NoSQL
7 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
7 25 (30.12%) Docker
8 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (28.92%) Spring
8 24 (28.92%) HTML
9 23 (27.71%) C#
9 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
10 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (25.30%) BDD
11 21 (25.30%) .NET
11 21 (25.30%) Microservices
12 20 (24.10%) DevOps
12 20 (24.10%) Web Services
12 20 (24.10%) RDBMS
13 18 (21.69%) Hibernate
13 18 (21.69%) Migration
13 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
13 18 (21.69%) Spring Boot
14 17 (20.48%) Apache Camel
14 17 (20.48%) Java 8
14 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared

Relational Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.82%) CMS
2 4 (4.82%) JBoss
2 4 (4.82%) Mule
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) Documentum
4 2 (2.41%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) Azure Functions
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Serverless
4 3 (3.61%) PaaS
4 3 (3.61%) SaaS
5 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 3 (3.61%) SSL
2 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (31.33%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (30.12%) NoSQL
4 20 (24.10%) RDBMS
5 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (13.25%) DB2
6 11 (13.25%) Redis
7 6 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (7.23%) MS Access
8 4 (4.82%) MySQL
8 4 (4.82%) Power BI
9 3 (3.61%) Big Data
9 3 (3.61%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.20%) Semantic Layer
10 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.87%) Subversion
4 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
5 8 (9.64%) Maven
5 8 (9.64%) PHPUnit
5 8 (9.64%) Selenium
6 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (6.02%) JIRA
8 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.41%) GitLab
8 2 (2.41%) Gradle
8 2 (2.41%) Grunt
8 2 (2.41%) Moq
8 2 (2.41%) MSTest
8 2 (2.41%) NUnit
8 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.20%) Ant
9 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Automotive
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) Developer
2 17 (20.48%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.87%) .NET Developer
4 13 (15.66%) Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.25%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Backend Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Digital Developer
10 3 (3.61%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Backend Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Data Modeller
11 2 (2.41%) Report Analyst
11 2 (2.41%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.73%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (28.92%) HTML
2 24 (28.92%) Spring
3 21 (25.30%) .NET
4 20 (24.10%) Web Services
5 18 (21.69%) Hibernate
5 18 (21.69%) Spring Boot
6 17 (20.48%) Apache Camel
7 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
7 15 (18.07%) CSS
8 13 (15.66%) .NET Framework
8 13 (15.66%) Entity Framework
9 12 (14.46%) REST
10 8 (9.64%) Doctrine
11 7 (8.43%) SOAP
12 6 (7.23%) XML
13 5 (6.02%) Middleware
13 5 (6.02%) OAuth
13 5 (6.02%) RESTful
13 5 (6.02%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) SCADA
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Unix
3 9 (10.84%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.23%) Windows
5 3 (3.61%) AIX
5 3 (3.61%) HPUX
5 3 (3.61%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.33%) TDD
3 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (25.30%) BDD
4 21 (25.30%) Microservices
5 20 (24.10%) DevOps
6 18 (21.69%) Migration
7 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
8 14 (16.87%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (14.46%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
10 9 (10.84%) OO
11 8 (9.64%) Analytics
11 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.64%) OO PHP
11 8 (9.64%) Web Development
12 7 (8.43%) Data Management
12 7 (8.43%) Scrum
13 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) SQL
2 27 (32.53%) Java
3 23 (27.71%) C#
3 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.48%) Java 8
5 8 (9.64%) PHP
6 6 (7.23%) Python
7 5 (6.02%) Groovy
8 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.61%) XPath
10 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) R
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.41%) etcd
3 1 (1.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.02%) Puppet
3 4 (4.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.41%) Consul
4 2 (2.41%) Terraform
5 1 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.46%) IBM
4 11 (13.25%) Teradata
5 8 (9.64%) Zend
6 4 (4.82%) Tableau
7 3 (3.61%) WSO2
8 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.41%) HP
8 2 (2.41%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (2.41%) Pega
8 2 (2.41%) SAP
8 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco
9 1 (1.20%) Informatica
9 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.20%) VMware