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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.18% 1.97% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £395 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £370 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £424 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
412 559 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.09% 23.77% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 329 254
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 5 £388 -
Warwickshire -5 3 £405 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) REST
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) Struts
7 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) Automotive
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
9 4 (17.39%) Teradata
9 4 (17.39%) Cognos
9 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (17.39%) Informatica
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) DB2
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Informix

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 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) Liferay
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (17.39%) DB2
4 4 (17.39%) Informix
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.04%) Hazelcast
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.35%) MS Access
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) DbUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Gradle
1 2 (8.70%) jMock
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Mockito
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
3 3 (13.04%) Games
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Teradata Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
3 6 (26.09%) Struts
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) Servlets
6 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) EDI
7 2 (8.70%) PowerMock
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) SCADA
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) SOLID
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) API Design
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 2 (8.70%) E-business
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Cognos
3 4 (17.39%) Informatica
3 4 (17.39%) Teradata
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Netezza
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow