Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 2.17% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Birmingham median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £400 £339
90th Percentile £469 £530 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £35.00

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 323 276 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.86% 19.31% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 203 196
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £291 £266
90th Percentile £600 £538 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -37.14% +84.21%
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £32.16
% change year-on-year -6.98% -33.14% +69.77%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Birmingham

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Birmingham

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in Birmingham

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Netezza

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Netezza
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Zend