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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 52 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.42% 1.82% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate £394 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £480 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £46.09 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.27%
RDBMS
West Midlands

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
138 165 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.90% 20.42% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 93
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £24.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 7 (53.85%) Toad
4 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) PVCS
5 5 (38.46%) ClearQuest
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) JSP
6 4 (30.77%) Servlets
6 4 (30.77%) JUnit
6 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) VB
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) HTML

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.69%) OLTP
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Toad
2 5 (38.46%) ClearQuest
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) PVCS
3 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Ant
4 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Business Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Server Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) JSP
1 4 (30.77%) Servlets
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Apache CXF
2 3 (23.08%) OC4J
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Sun Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle