Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 85 77
Rank change year-on-year -69 -8 +30
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 33 141 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 2.30% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.82% 11.48% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 102 70
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £301 £295 £300
90th Percentile £475 £538 £506
England median daily rate £483 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.15 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -24.94% +7.10% +3.33%

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 865 1228 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.01% 20.05% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 740 669
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +12.78%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £535 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -30 12 £425 -1.16% 7
Staffordshire +13 7 £394 +8.32% 2
Shropshire +10 4 - -
Coventry -2 4 £388 +9.15% 2
Warwickshire -15 2 £393 +4.67% 1
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 23 (69.70%) RDBMS
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) Subversion
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (30.30%) ETL
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 9 (27.27%) Tableau
9 8 (24.24%) Web Development
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
9 8 (24.24%) Java
9 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 8 (24.24%) C#
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) Data Management
10 7 (21.21%) Spring
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) REST
11 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (18.18%) HTML5
11 6 (18.18%) OWASP
11 6 (18.18%) MVC

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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.06%) Mule
4 2 (6.06%) ThingWorx
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) RDBMS
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Power BI
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 3 (9.09%) PowerPivot
7 2 (6.06%) MySQL
8 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Subversion
3 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.03%) PostCSS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Automotive
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Business Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) UX Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Azure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) CSS
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) HTML5
3 6 (18.18%) JSON
3 6 (18.18%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) RESTful
5 4 (12.12%) Ajax
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) Django
5 4 (12.12%) Guice
5 4 (12.12%) Java EE
5 4 (12.12%) Play Framework
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) Symfony
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) HPUX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) ETL
3 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Data Management
6 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.18%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) OWASP
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Complex ETL
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Information Governance
8 4 (12.12%) Microservices
8 4 (12.12%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) Scala
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Groovy
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 2 (6.06%) XPath
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Tableau
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Google
5 3 (9.09%) Zend
6 2 (6.06%) webMethods
6 2 (6.06%) WSO2
7 1 (3.03%) CommVault
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow