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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 101 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 6 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 1.30% 2.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.50% 5.73% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 22
Average daily rate
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£435 £225 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -41.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.70 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.22%
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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
401 471 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.57% 22.60% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 270 228
Average daily rate £363 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 15
Average hourly rate £31.10 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £17.18 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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
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 23 January 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
Birmingham - - - - 2
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Middleware
5 5 (45.45%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) DB2
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
6 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) HPUX
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (36.36%) zOS
6 4 (36.36%) IBM Certification
6 4 (36.36%) EAI
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) PowerCenter
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) ClearCase
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Designer
4 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Spring Batch
5 1 (9.09%) WSDL
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Struts
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) HPUX
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) zOS
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) EAI
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) IBM Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) Pega
4 1 (9.09%) Talend
4 1 (9.09%) Software AG
4 1 (9.09%) BEA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Vitria
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase