The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
England / Midlands
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.87% 2.40% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 9.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 18 51 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 15.65% 24.52% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 22
Median daily rate £420 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £308 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the Midlands

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the Midlands

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the Midlands

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (66.67%) New Relic
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mesos
2 2 (66.67%) CoreOS
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) GoCD
2 2 (66.67%) rkt
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Riak
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Go

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in the 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Riak
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) GoCD
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) SonarQube
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CoreOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Go
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Mesos
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) rkt
1 2 (66.67%) Unicenter
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Talend