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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 103 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 41 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.07% 3.28% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 14
Median daily rate £450 £423 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +37.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £405 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.97 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-11.55% +24.53%
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
675 519 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.43% 21.54% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 326 279
Median daily rate £400 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £33.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Birmingham +1 16 £450 - 1
Shropshire - 10 £528 - 1
Warwickshire -4 5 £350 -17.64%
Walsall 0 3 £545 -
Staffordshire -2 2 £364 -13.45%
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Worcestershire - 1 £338 -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 44 (61.11%) Oracle
3 38 (52.78%) SQL
4 36 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 26 (36.11%) WebLogic
5 26 (36.11%) Windows
6 25 (34.72%) Java
7 23 (31.94%) PL/SQL
7 23 (31.94%) Spring
7 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
8 22 (30.56%) HTML
8 22 (30.56%) JSP
8 22 (30.56%) Servlets
8 22 (30.56%) XML
8 22 (30.56%) Toad
9 21 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared
10 20 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (26.39%) Oracle OWB
11 19 (26.39%) OO
11 19 (26.39%) Web Services
11 19 (26.39%) Unix
12 18 (25.00%) VMware
13 17 (23.61%) ClearQuest
13 17 (23.61%) Struts
13 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
13 17 (23.61%) Pentaho
13 17 (23.61%) Hadoop
13 17 (23.61%) JIRA

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 26 (36.11%) WebLogic
2 16 (22.22%) SAS
3 6 (8.33%) JBoss
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.56%) Liferay
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 36 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 21 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (26.39%) Oracle OWB
6 17 (23.61%) Hadoop
6 17 (23.61%) Pentaho
6 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (16.67%) Cloudera CDH
10 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (8.33%) DB2
12 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
13 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Toad
2 17 (23.61%) ClearQuest
2 17 (23.61%) JIRA
3 16 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 16 (22.22%) JUnit
4 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
4 14 (19.44%) Maven
4 14 (19.44%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (18.06%) Ant
5 13 (18.06%) Artifactory
6 8 (11.11%) PVCS
7 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Back Office
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Hadoop Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Business Developer
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (8.33%) DBA
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Systems Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
10 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) Spring
2 22 (30.56%) HTML
2 22 (30.56%) JSP
2 22 (30.56%) Servlets
2 22 (30.56%) XML
3 19 (26.39%) Web Services
4 17 (23.61%) Struts
5 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 16 (22.22%) J2EE
5 16 (22.22%) REST
6 13 (18.06%) Apache CXF
7 7 (9.72%) .NET
8 6 (8.33%) CSS
8 6 (8.33%) JMS
8 6 (8.33%) Middleware
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (4.17%) OC4J
11 2 (2.78%) WinForms
12 1 (1.39%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Data Structures
2 13 (18.06%) Data Integration
3 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
6 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.39%) Online Games
8 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Unix
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
5 7 (9.72%) AIX
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (26.39%) OO
3 17 (23.61%) Defect Tracking
4 15 (20.83%) Data Architecture
5 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.06%) OOP
5 13 (18.06%) UML
6 12 (16.67%) ITIL
6 12 (16.67%) ITSM
6 12 (16.67%) Service Management
7 10 (13.89%) MVC
8 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (9.72%) SDLC
9 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) Workflow
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.56%) ETL
11 4 (5.56%) Open Source
12 3 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) SQL
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) PL/SQL
4 15 (20.83%) VB
5 13 (18.06%) C++
6 10 (13.89%) R
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.33%) C#
9 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) PHP
11 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) Degree
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (12.50%) OCPJP
5 5 (6.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.39%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Oracle
2 18 (25.00%) VMware
3 17 (23.61%) Cloudera
4 11 (15.28%) Platfora
5 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.33%) BEA
6 6 (8.33%) IBM
6 6 (8.33%) Pega
6 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.33%) Sybase
6 6 (8.33%) Vitria
7 4 (5.56%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.39%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.39%) Netezza
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.39%) Teradata
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO