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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 61 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 1.85% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £243 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.18% -48.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%
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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
146 162 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.65% 24.00% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 115 84
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) ProC
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Java EE
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) JBoss

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss