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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 54 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.17% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 0.96% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-68.00% +327.35%
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
157 104 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.16% 17.19% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 62 77
Average daily rate £380 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (11.11%) SCADA
8 1 (11.11%) Automotive
8 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (11.11%) VBA
8 1 (11.11%) Unix

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Database Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft