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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 110 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 4 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.98% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 4.42% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 16
Average daily rate
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£394 £273 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.49% -29.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £300 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%
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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
422 475 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.13% 22.27% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 269 244
Average daily rate £350 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 17
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.48 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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
Birmingham -6 1 - - 1
Coventry -7 1 £425 +54.54%
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Joomla!
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) JBoss
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) XML

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (27.27%) Joomla!
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) PowerCenter
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica Architect
3 2 (18.18%) OBIEE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) OBIEE Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) E-business
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Vitria
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Software AG
3 1 (9.09%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Pega