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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 115 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 7 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.47% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 2.14% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
Average daily rate
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£370 £260 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -40.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £210 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £373 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%
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
450 468 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.60% 22.14% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 283 266
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.20 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -7 3 £315 -10.00% 2
Birmingham -12 1 £425 +63.46% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £250 - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (44.12%) Oracle
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (26.47%) UNIX
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
7 8 (23.53%) C
7 8 (23.53%) Java
8 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) JSP
10 5 (14.71%) Servlets
10 5 (14.71%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) JBoss
10 5 (14.71%) IIS
10 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
11 4 (11.76%) ETL
11 4 (11.76%) OLAP
11 4 (11.76%) Internet
11 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.76%) CSS

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Joomla!
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Documentum
4 1 (2.94%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Casewise Modeler
2 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.76%) OLAP
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.82%) MySQL
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.88%) Big Data
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.88%) MS Access
8 2 (5.88%) Star Schema
8 2 (5.88%) PowerCenter
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (8.82%) ProC
2 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) JSP
2 5 (14.71%) Servlets
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) NHibernate
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) Java EE
4 3 (8.82%) WCF
4 3 (8.82%) WPF
4 3 (8.82%) Spring.NET
4 3 (8.82%) Middleware
4 3 (8.82%) WinForms
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) AOP
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Coaching
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) E-business
6 2 (5.88%) Data Security
6 2 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 8 (23.53%) C
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) MOM
1 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (5.88%) Control-M
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
4 2 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) Casewise
5 1 (2.94%) Progress
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase