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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 118 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 27 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.96% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 4.77% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 11
Median daily rate £450 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £421 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
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
662 503 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.45% 20.18% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 302 283
Median daily rate £380 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.95 £25.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 9 £550 -
Birmingham -8 7 £450 +18.03% 1
Warwickshire -10 4 £350 -15.35% 1
Staffordshire -1 2 £364 -13.45% 1
Solihull - 1 £390 -
Walsall - 1 £545 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 65 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 44 (67.69%) Oracle
3 35 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 34 (52.31%) SQL
5 26 (40.00%) Java
5 26 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 25 (38.46%) Spring
7 24 (36.92%) Windows
8 23 (35.38%) Servlets
8 23 (35.38%) HTML
9 22 (33.85%) PL/SQL
9 22 (33.85%) JSP
9 22 (33.85%) XML
9 22 (33.85%) Toad
10 20 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (30.77%) Web Services
10 20 (30.77%) OO
10 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
11 19 (29.23%) Struts
11 19 (29.23%) Oracle OWB
12 18 (27.69%) Unix
12 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
13 17 (26.15%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (26.15%) JIRA
13 17 (26.15%) Defect Tracking
13 17 (26.15%) JUnit
13 17 (26.15%) Hibernate
13 17 (26.15%) ClearQuest
14 16 (24.62%) J2EE
14 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.00%) SAS
3 7 (10.77%) JBoss
3 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.15%) Liferay
5 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) Apache
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) VLAN
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (53.85%) Oracle Database
3 20 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (29.23%) Oracle OWB
5 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (18.46%) Hadoop
9 12 (18.46%) Pentaho
10 11 (16.92%) Cloudera CDH
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (9.23%) DB2
13 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
13 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Toad
2 17 (26.15%) ClearQuest
2 17 (26.15%) JIRA
2 17 (26.15%) JUnit
3 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
4 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
4 14 (21.54%) Maven
4 14 (21.54%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (20.00%) Ant
5 13 (20.00%) Artifactory
6 8 (12.31%) PVCS
7 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.54%) jMock
9 1 (1.54%) Mockito
9 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Automotive
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Hadoop Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Business Developer
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.23%) DBA
6 6 (9.23%) Lead Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Systems Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Spring
2 23 (35.38%) HTML
2 23 (35.38%) Servlets
3 22 (33.85%) JSP
3 22 (33.85%) XML
4 20 (30.77%) Web Services
5 19 (29.23%) Struts
6 17 (26.15%) Hibernate
7 16 (24.62%) J2EE
8 15 (23.08%) REST
9 13 (20.00%) Apache CXF
10 7 (10.77%) .NET
10 7 (10.77%) CSS
11 6 (9.23%) JMS
11 6 (9.23%) Middleware
12 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.15%) Oracle ADF
13 3 (4.62%) Node.js
13 3 (4.62%) OC4J
13 3 (4.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Structures
2 10 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.77%) Client/Server
6 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.54%) Online Games
8 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Unix
3 8 (12.31%) Linux
4 7 (10.77%) AIX
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) OO
2 17 (26.15%) Defect Tracking
2 17 (26.15%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.00%) OOP
4 13 (20.00%) UML
5 12 (18.46%) Data Architecture
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 12 (18.46%) ITSM
5 12 (18.46%) Service Management
6 11 (16.92%) MVC
7 7 (10.77%) SDLC
8 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.23%) Workflow
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.15%) ETL
10 4 (6.15%) Open Source
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.62%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) Java
3 22 (33.85%) PL/SQL
4 14 (21.54%) VB
5 13 (20.00%) C++
6 10 (15.38%) R
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.23%) C#
9 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) Degree
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (13.85%) OCPJP
5 5 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.54%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) Cloudera
4 10 (15.38%) Platfora
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.23%) BEA
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
6 6 (9.23%) Pega
6 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.23%) Sybase
6 6 (9.23%) Vitria
7 4 (6.15%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.54%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.54%) Netezza
8 1 (1.54%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.54%) Teradata
8 1 (1.54%) TIBCO