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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 130 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 17 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.95% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.51% 4.62% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 5
Median daily rate £394 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
677 520 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.91% 20.62% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 326 283
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +54.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £33.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Warwickshire -2 5 £351 -15.05% 4
Birmingham -11 3 £450 +9.09% 1
Shropshire - 3 £615 - 1
Coventry - 2 £375 - 1
Staffordshire -8 1 £475 +13.09%
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 51 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 33 (64.71%) Oracle
3 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 22 (43.14%) Oracle Database
4 21 (41.18%) Java
5 20 (39.22%) WebLogic
5 20 (39.22%) Struts
5 20 (39.22%) Spring
6 19 (37.25%) Servlets
7 18 (35.29%) Web Services
7 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) JSP
8 17 (33.33%) OO
9 16 (31.37%) XML
9 16 (31.37%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (29.41%) REST
11 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (25.49%) Windows
12 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
13 12 (23.53%) VMware
13 12 (23.53%) MVC
13 12 (23.53%) SAS
13 12 (23.53%) JUnit
14 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
14 11 (21.57%) Toad
14 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (21.57%) Data Structures
14 11 (21.57%) Cloudera
14 11 (21.57%) Cloudera CDH
14 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration

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 20 (39.22%) WebLogic
2 12 (23.53%) SAS
3 9 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 8 (15.69%) JBoss
5 4 (7.84%) Liferay
6 2 (3.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) VLAN
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle Database
3 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (21.57%) Cloudera CDH
4 11 (21.57%) Hadoop
4 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (21.57%) Pentaho
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
6 9 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (11.76%) DB2
9 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.92%) MySQL
11 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
11 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) JUnit
2 11 (21.57%) Toad
3 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
3 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 10 (19.61%) Maven
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (17.65%) Ant
4 9 (17.65%) Artifactory
4 9 (17.65%) ClearQuest
4 9 (17.65%) JIRA
5 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.92%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.92%) jMock
7 2 (3.92%) Mockito
8 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.92%) Automotive
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Hadoop Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Lead Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.80%) DBA
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) Spring
1 20 (39.22%) Struts
2 19 (37.25%) Servlets
3 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 18 (35.29%) Web Services
4 17 (33.33%) JSP
5 16 (31.37%) XML
6 15 (29.41%) REST
7 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
8 10 (19.61%) J2EE
9 9 (17.65%) Apache CXF
10 8 (15.69%) CSS
11 7 (13.73%) .NET
12 6 (11.76%) JMS
12 6 (11.76%) Middleware
13 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (7.84%) Oracle ADF
13 4 (7.84%) SOAP
14 3 (5.88%) Node.js
15 2 (3.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Structures
2 10 (19.61%) Data Integration
3 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 7 (13.73%) Client/Server
5 6 (11.76%) N-Tier
6 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.96%) Online Games
7 1 (1.96%) SCADA
7 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Unix
3 8 (15.69%) AIX
3 8 (15.69%) Linux
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) OO
2 16 (31.37%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (23.53%) MVC
4 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.57%) Data Architecture
5 10 (19.61%) UML
6 9 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (17.65%) OOP
7 8 (15.69%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) ITSM
7 8 (15.69%) Service Management
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) Workflow
9 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.84%) ETL
10 4 (7.84%) Open Source
11 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) R
5 8 (15.69%) VB
6 7 (13.73%) C#
6 7 (13.73%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) Degree
3 9 (17.65%) OCPJP
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Cloudera
4 10 (19.61%) Platfora
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.76%) BEA
7 6 (11.76%) IBM
7 6 (11.76%) Pega
7 6 (11.76%) Sybase
7 6 (11.76%) Vitria
8 4 (7.84%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.96%) DataFlux
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) Sonatype
9 1 (1.96%) Teradata
9 1 (1.96%) TIBCO