Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 94 81
Rank change year-on-year -42 -13 +38
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 47 107 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.95% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.57% 10.45% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 77 77
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £295
90th Percentile £523 £525 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%

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 844 1,024 1,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.90% 18.71% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 610 682
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £525 £538 £505
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £16.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.62% -19.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £18.28 £13.90 £14.54
90th Percentile £53.38 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.23 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -8.33% +4.57%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -19 22 £425 +3.03% 12
Staffordshire +11 7 £394 -17.11% 4
Coventry -4 6 £340 -5.56% 6
Warwickshire -13 4 £400 - 3
Solihull - 2 £475 -
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 31 (65.96%) SQL
1 31 (65.96%) RDBMS
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 14 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
5 13 (27.66%) Oracle
5 13 (27.66%) Linux
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) Subversion
7 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
7 11 (23.40%) Java
7 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.40%) Middleware
7 11 (23.40%) DevOps
8 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (21.28%) JBoss
8 10 (21.28%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) ETL
9 9 (19.15%) Tableau
9 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
10 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (17.02%) Ansible

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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) JBoss
3 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.77%) Apache
4 6 (12.77%) IIS
5 3 (6.38%) Mule
5 3 (6.38%) Mule ESB
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.26%) CMS
6 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) RDBMS
2 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (12.77%) Power BI
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Power View
5 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.38%) PowerPivot
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (4.26%) Big Data
8 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.53%) Subversion
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (12.77%) GitLab
4 6 (12.77%) JMeter
4 6 (12.77%) Selenium
4 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.38%) Ant
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.38%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) PostCSS
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Developer
5 5 (10.64%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Middleware
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) JSON
4 5 (10.64%) Symfony
5 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.51%) J2EE
5 4 (8.51%) Java EE
5 4 (8.51%) jQuery
5 4 (8.51%) Spring
5 4 (8.51%) XML
6 3 (6.38%) Ajax
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) JPA
6 3 (6.38%) Struts
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.13%) WCF
7 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) PKI
2 6 (12.77%) DataPower
3 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.40%) DevOps
4 10 (21.28%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) ETL
6 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
7 7 (14.89%) Data Management
7 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.77%) Release Automation
8 6 (12.77%) SDLC
8 6 (12.77%) SOLID
9 5 (10.64%) BDD
9 5 (10.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (10.64%) Microservices
9 5 (10.64%) OWASP
9 5 (10.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) ES7
7 1 (2.13%) ES8
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Ansible
1 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Graylog
2 6 (12.77%) logstash
2 6 (12.77%) Nagios
2 6 (12.77%) Rundeck
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.26%) Packer
3 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Tableau
4 6 (12.77%) CA
4 6 (12.77%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) Micro Focus
4 6 (12.77%) Serena
4 6 (12.77%) Splunk
4 6 (12.77%) Teradata
5 5 (10.64%) Zend
6 3 (6.38%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (6.38%) MuleSoft
7 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.26%) VMware