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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 77 83
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 29 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.99% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.37% 7.81% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £485 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -26.62% -7.14%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 455 679 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.94% 25.49% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 381 297
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 10 £394 +5.00% 6
Warwickshire - 9 £400 - 3
Shropshire +27 7 £440 -9.27% 1
Coventry -4 1 - - 4
Worcestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Relational Database
England

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 36 (46.15%) HTML
2 33 (42.31%) Java
3 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 31 (39.74%) HTTP
4 30 (38.46%) CSS
5 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.90%) Linux
7 25 (32.05%) Web Development
8 22 (28.21%) Oracle
8 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
9 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 21 (26.92%) Web Design
9 21 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (25.64%) Unix
11 19 (24.36%) .NET
11 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
11 19 (24.36%) Spring
11 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (23.08%) RDBMS
12 18 (23.08%) C#
13 16 (20.51%) Visualisation
14 15 (19.23%) REST
15 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
15 14 (17.95%) MVC
15 14 (17.95%) OO
16 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
17 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
17 12 (15.38%) Scrum

Relational Database
Top Related 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 9 (11.54%) Apache
1 9 (11.54%) IIS
1 9 (11.54%) JBoss
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 9 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.26%) CMS
2 8 (10.26%) Sitefinity
3 5 (6.41%) Confluence
3 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.85%) SAS
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) FastStats
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.74%) HTTP
2 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) 3G
4 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.28%) RS-232
4 1 (1.28%) RS-485
4 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
8 7 (8.97%) Hazelcast
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (6.41%) MS Access
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (5.13%) DB2
10 4 (5.13%) Informix
10 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.56%) MySQL
12 2 (2.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.82%) JUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Subversion
5 5 (6.41%) JIRA
6 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.85%) Capybara
7 3 (3.85%) git-flow
7 3 (3.85%) RSpec
7 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.56%) Ant
8 2 (2.56%) Gradle
8 2 (2.56%) Maven
8 2 (2.56%) Toad
8 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Automotive
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.85%) DBA
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
10 2 (2.56%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) HTML
2 30 (38.46%) CSS
3 19 (24.36%) .NET
3 19 (24.36%) Spring
4 15 (19.23%) REST
5 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 10 (12.82%) jQuery
6 9 (11.54%) SAML
7 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.26%) HTML5
8 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.97%) J2EE
8 7 (8.97%) JSON
8 7 (8.97%) RESTful
8 7 (8.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (8.97%) Spring Boot
9 6 (7.69%) Ajax
9 6 (7.69%) CSS3
10 5 (6.41%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.56%) SCADA
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Linux
2 20 (25.64%) Unix
3 11 (14.10%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Mac OS X
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Web Development
3 21 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (26.92%) Web Design
4 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
4 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.51%) Visualisation
6 14 (17.95%) MVC
6 14 (17.95%) OO
7 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (15.38%) Scrum
9 11 (14.10%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.26%) Content Management
12 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
12 8 (10.26%) Open Source
13 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.08%) C#
5 10 (12.82%) Python
5 10 (12.82%) Ruby
5 10 (12.82%) Scala
6 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.26%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.28%) MCITP
4 1 (1.28%) MCTS
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Basel II
1 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Kibana
3 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (5.13%) Cognos
4 4 (5.13%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Teradata
5 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) Sun
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Netezza
6 2 (2.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.28%) Assembla
7 1 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
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