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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 102 121 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 30 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.27% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.75% 1.16% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 17
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £348 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £46.05 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +29.70%
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
632 605 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.76% 23.65% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 395 319
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £30.35 £41.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Birmingham +13 14 £400 - 5
Solihull - 7 £442 -
Warwickshire -3 4 £355 -15.97%
Coventry -7 2 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £338 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 45 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (55.56%) SQL
3 24 (53.33%) Oracle
4 23 (51.11%) Oracle Database
5 18 (40.00%) Windows
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.89%) PL/SQL
7 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) Toad
8 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
9 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 11 (24.44%) C#
9 11 (24.44%) Oracle OWB
9 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.22%) Java
10 10 (22.22%) VB
10 10 (22.22%) Unix
11 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 8 (17.78%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (17.78%) JIRA
12 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (17.78%) ClearQuest
12 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
12 8 (17.78%) PVCS
13 7 (15.56%) HTML
13 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (15.56%) VMware
13 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
13 7 (15.56%) Spring

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 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.89%) SAS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Liferay
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (51.11%) Oracle Database
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (24.44%) Oracle OWB
6 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (13.33%) Pentaho
9 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
10 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
13 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Toad
2 8 (17.78%) ClearQuest
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 8 (17.78%) PVCS
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) JUnit
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.89%) Ant
5 4 (8.89%) Artifactory
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Business Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) Spring
3 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.33%) J2EE
3 6 (13.33%) JSP
3 6 (13.33%) Servlets
3 6 (13.33%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) Apache CXF
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 4 (8.89%) WinForms
6 3 (6.67%) OC4J
7 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.22%) CSS
8 1 (2.22%) SOAP
8 1 (2.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Online Games
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.22%) SCADA
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Unix
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 3 (6.67%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.11%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.89%) Data Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) ITSM
4 4 (8.89%) OO
4 4 (8.89%) OOP
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) UML
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) PL/SQL
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) VB
5 6 (13.33%) C++
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.67%) VB6
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.22%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.22%) Netezza
7 1 (2.22%) Platfora
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.22%) TIBCO