Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 85 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 13 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 1.12% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.38% 5.18% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -10.81%
10th Percentile £371 £398 £309
90th Percentile £663 £480 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £416
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.11% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
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 297 328 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.47% 21.64% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 209 157
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £267 £273 £231
90th Percentile £514 £525 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.32% +2.17% +38.46%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +78.91% -12.50% +14.29%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) JBoss
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) DataPower
4 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) Splunk
4 5 (38.46%) Ansible
4 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (38.46%) GitLab
4 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (38.46%) logstash
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Graylog
4 5 (38.46%) Rundeck
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (38.46%) Release Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Windows

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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) ThingWorx
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) GitLab
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) JMeter
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) Java EE
3 2 (15.38%) Symfony
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) DataPower
1 5 (38.46%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) SCADA
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Release Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) OWASP
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) SOLID
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Graylog
1 5 (38.46%) logstash
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Rundeck
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) CA
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Micro Focus
2 5 (38.46%) Serena
2 5 (38.46%) Splunk
2 5 (38.46%) Teradata
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Zend
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau