Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 135 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 -40 +9
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 82 44 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.00% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.84% 4.85% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 79
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £317 £315 £332
90th Percentile £488 £463 £538
England median daily rate £500 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.94% - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £15.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +170.00% -58.33% +28.00%

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 928 907 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.94% 20.68% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 555 823
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £260 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.26% +51.22% +13.45%
10th Percentile £15.54 £23.00 £13.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £32.55
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.81 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.70% +4.60% +14.00%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +14 50 £440 +3.53% 14
Staffordshire - 7 £375 - 3
Coventry -19 5 £575 +48.39% 4
Shropshire -29 4 £459 +4.32%
Warwickshire -2 3 £530 +51.43%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £475 - 2
Relational Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 34 (41.46%) Java
4 33 (40.24%) Git (software)
5 28 (34.15%) Spring
5 28 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
7 25 (30.49%) HTML
8 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
8 24 (29.27%) TDD
8 24 (29.27%) Test Automation
9 23 (28.05%) Hibernate
9 23 (28.05%) Linux
10 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (26.83%) Spring Boot
11 21 (25.61%) Java 8
11 21 (25.61%) BDD
12 20 (24.39%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (24.39%) REST
12 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
12 20 (24.39%) RDBMS
12 20 (24.39%) Docker
12 20 (24.39%) Microservices
13 19 (23.17%) Continuous Deployment
14 18 (21.95%) OO
15 17 (20.73%) Mac OS X
15 17 (20.73%) Unix
15 17 (20.73%) Apache Camel
16 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
16 16 (19.51%) WebSphere

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 16 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
3 2 (2.44%) Mule
3 2 (2.44%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.44%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Documentum
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
3 20 (24.39%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.54%) MS Access
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.66%) DB2
8 3 (3.66%) Hazelcast
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.66%) Redis
9 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.44%) MySQL
9 2 (2.44%) Semantic Layer
9 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
3 15 (18.29%) Subversion
4 14 (17.07%) PHPUnit
5 7 (8.54%) Maven
6 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.10%) JUnit
7 4 (4.88%) Gradle
8 3 (3.66%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.66%) JProfiler
8 3 (3.66%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.44%) Ant
9 2 (2.44%) JIRA
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
10 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.22%) Grunt
10 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.22%) Toad
10 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (10.98%) Banking
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Developer
2 24 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) PHP Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Backend Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Architect
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Backend Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) Spring
2 25 (30.49%) HTML
3 23 (28.05%) Hibernate
4 22 (26.83%) Spring Boot
5 20 (24.39%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (24.39%) REST
6 17 (20.73%) Apache Camel
7 16 (19.51%) CSS
8 13 (15.85%) Doctrine
9 10 (12.20%) .NET
9 10 (12.20%) Web Services
10 9 (10.98%) Behat
11 6 (7.32%) Symfony
12 5 (6.10%) J2EE
12 5 (6.10%) Java EE
12 5 (6.10%) JPA
12 5 (6.10%) SOAP
13 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.88%) LDAP
14 3 (3.66%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.22%) LIMS
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Mac OS X
2 17 (20.73%) Unix
3 6 (7.32%) Windows
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) TDD
2 24 (29.27%) Test Automation
3 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (25.61%) BDD
5 20 (24.39%) Microservices
6 19 (23.17%) Continuous Deployment
7 18 (21.95%) OO
8 16 (19.51%) Migration
9 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
9 13 (15.85%) OO PHP
10 12 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (14.63%) Web Design
11 11 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Web Development
12 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (10.98%) DevOps
14 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
14 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
15 7 (8.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) Java
3 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.61%) Java 8
5 14 (17.07%) PHP
6 5 (6.10%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) R
8 2 (2.44%) Scala
8 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) ABAP
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (24.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.22%) etcd
2 1 (1.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.88%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.66%) Ansible
3 3 (3.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.22%) Consul
4 1 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) IBM
2 14 (17.07%) Zend
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (3.66%) Perforce
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Teradata
5 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (1.22%) Pega
6 1 (1.22%) RapidMiner
6 1 (1.22%) VMware