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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 117 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 6 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 1.14% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 5.59% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £206 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £486 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.80 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -4.05%
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
580 483 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.82% 20.46% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 295 169
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.50 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £37.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 0 2 £423 +98.82% 2
Birmingham -11 2 £400 +63.26% 2
Walsall +1 1 - -
RDBMS
England

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) DB2
5 6 (40.00%) Middleware
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Windows NT
7 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
7 4 (26.67%) HPUX
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (26.67%) EAI
7 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (26.67%) SOA
7 4 (26.67%) IBM Certification
7 4 (26.67%) zOS
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) DB2
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) DataStage
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) MS Access
7 1 (6.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (26.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (6.67%) ETL Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) JSP
6 2 (13.33%) Servlets
6 2 (13.33%) JMS
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) Struts
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows NT
3 4 (26.67%) HPUX
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) zOS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) EAI
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Information Management
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) AOP
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Talend
4 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 2 (13.33%) Vitria
4 2 (13.33%) BEA
4 2 (13.33%) Pega
5 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) Sage
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) HP