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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 91 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 26 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.54% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.25% 3.15% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £565 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
RDBMS
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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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
495 444 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.78% 17.18% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 278 279
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £32.15 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire +11 8 £414 +46.37% 2
Birmingham +9 5 £413 -17.50%
Staffordshire -5 4 £420 +52.72% 1
Worcestershire - 4 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
4 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (38.71%) IBM
8 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
8 11 (35.48%) ETL
8 11 (35.48%) DataStage
8 11 (35.48%) Data Integration
8 11 (35.48%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (35.48%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (35.48%) Talend
8 11 (35.48%) IBM InfoSphere
9 10 (32.26%) Data Quality
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
10 9 (29.03%) XML
11 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.81%) .NET
11 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.81%) C#
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) Information Management
11 8 (25.81%) Migration
11 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
11 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
12 7 (22.58%) Subversion

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 14 (45.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (35.48%) IBM InfoSphere
5 11 (35.48%) DataStage
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (12.90%) MySQL
7 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.23%) DB2
9 1 (3.23%) OLAP
9 1 (3.23%) MS Access
9 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) XSLT
4 5 (16.13%) WinForms
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.45%) WCF
7 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.45%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (6.45%) Struts
7 2 (6.45%) Spring.NET
8 1 (3.23%) Struts2
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Integration
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.68%) Online Games
5 2 (6.45%) SCADA
6 1 (3.23%) Informatics
6 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.23%) NHS
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
1 11 (35.48%) ETL
1 11 (35.48%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (32.26%) Data Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Data Migration
3 8 (25.81%) Information Management
3 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.45%) AOP
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) VB
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VB6
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.23%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) IBM
3 11 (35.48%) Talend
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Pega
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) BEA
6 1 (3.23%) Sage
6 1 (3.23%) Vitria