The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 54 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 0.70% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +75.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
136 142 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.45% 18.37% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 90 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -66.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Birmingham region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS.

1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) Talend
5 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Information Management
5 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Validation

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Database Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft