The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 106 116 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 31 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.26% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.56% 1.13% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 24
Average daily rate £440 £423 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £336 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £46.09 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.27%
RDBMS
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
680 620 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 23.15% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 378 306
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.80 £51.96
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 the West Midlands

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

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 13 £394 -1.56% 1
Solihull - 7 £442 -
Shropshire - 6 £485 -
Warwickshire 0 2 £336 -19.94%
Coventry -6 2 £400 - 1
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 40 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) Oracle
4 18 (45.00%) Oracle Database
5 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 13 (32.50%) PL/SQL
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
7 12 (30.00%) Toad
8 11 (27.50%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (27.50%) VB
8 11 (27.50%) Unix
8 11 (27.50%) Oracle OWB
8 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
9 9 (22.50%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) .NET
10 8 (20.00%) PVCS
10 8 (20.00%) ClearQuest
10 8 (20.00%) JIRA
10 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (17.50%) Spring
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (17.50%) VMware
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (17.50%) HTML

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) Liferay
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (27.50%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle OWB
5 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (15.00%) Pentaho
8 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
11 2 (5.00%) Big Data
11 2 (5.00%) Impala
11 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Toad
2 8 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
2 8 (20.00%) PVCS
3 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (15.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Ant
4 4 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Business Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.00%) J2EE
3 6 (15.00%) JSP
3 6 (15.00%) Servlets
3 6 (15.00%) XML
4 5 (12.50%) REST
4 5 (12.50%) WinForms
5 4 (10.00%) Apache CXF
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) OC4J
7 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (2.50%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (2.50%) SOAP
8 1 (2.50%) Struts
8 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.00%) Online Games
4 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) ITSM
3 4 (10.00%) OO
3 4 (10.00%) OOP
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (10.00%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (7.50%) Workflow
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) PL/SQL
3 11 (27.50%) VB
4 9 (22.50%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.00%) VB6
7 2 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Cloudera
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.50%) Netezza
5 1 (2.50%) Platfora