Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 194 195
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 55 76 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.70% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 3.71% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 25
Midlands median daily rate £389 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +2.38% +24.44%
10th Percentile £297 £338 £315
90th Percentile £475 £558 £515
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +15.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1485 2046 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.86% 20.88% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1253 1201
Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 43
Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £18.47 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.50% -12.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.03 £12.55
90th Percentile £62.50 £37.28 £37.96
England median hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.02% +3.64% +11.11%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in the Midlands

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in the Midlands

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +12 31 £370 -9.76%
West Midlands 0 24 £425 -4.49% 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 32 (58.18%) Oracle
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (25.45%) Linux
6 14 (25.45%) ITIL
6 14 (25.45%) Manufacturing
7 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (23.64%) ETL
8 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
8 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (18.18%) DHCP
10 10 (18.18%) DNS
10 10 (18.18%) Java
10 10 (18.18%) Data Guard
10 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
11 9 (16.36%) Derivative
11 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
11 9 (16.36%) CentOS
11 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
11 9 (16.36%) Tableau
11 9 (16.36%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (16.36%) DB2

RDBMS
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
2 4 (7.27%) ThingWorx
3 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.64%) Mule
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) DHCP
1 10 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (16.36%) DB2
5 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.27%) Power BI
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (5.45%) PowerPivot
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.82%) Big Data
9 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Subversion
2 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) ERwin
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.82%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (25.45%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Automotive
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Leader
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Business Developer
6 4 (7.27%) DBA
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Designer
7 3 (5.45%) ETL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.45%) UX Designer
8 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
1 7 (12.73%) Java EE
2 6 (10.91%) CSS
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) SOAP
2 6 (10.91%) Spring
3 5 (9.09%) REST
3 5 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.27%) HTML5
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
4 4 (7.27%) WCF
4 4 (7.27%) WPF
5 3 (5.45%) JPA
6 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.64%) Java SE
6 2 (3.64%) JSON
6 2 (3.64%) JSON Schema
6 2 (3.64%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Clustering
2 9 (16.36%) Derivative
3 4 (7.27%) SCADA
4 3 (5.45%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) CentOS
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.73%) Unix
4 6 (10.91%) Windows
5 4 (7.27%) AIX
5 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) ETL
3 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (21.82%) TOGAF
4 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.36%) Data Management
5 9 (16.36%) Performance Metrics
5 9 (16.36%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.73%) Server Building
6 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.91%) PLM
8 5 (9.09%) Coaching
8 5 (9.09%) OO
8 5 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.73%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.27%) VBA
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Groovy
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Tcl
6 2 (3.64%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) R
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Degree
3 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.36%) Tableau
4 8 (14.55%) Siemens
5 3 (5.45%) HP
5 3 (5.45%) Perforce
6 2 (3.64%) webMethods
6 2 (3.64%) WSO2
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) CommVault
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) VMware