Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 23 January 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 152 180
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28 -28
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 43 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.52% 3.66% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 9
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -6.91%
10th Percentile £394 £353 £357
90th Percentile £608 £623 £465
England median daily rate £518 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -1.43% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -48.39% -8.82% +6.25%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 951 848 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.35% 17.96% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 537 606
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £481 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +1.16% +9.83% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £30.91 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.26% +80.52% -16.49%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.28 £14.30
90th Percentile £62.50 £53.38 £23.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +13.27% -8.33%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in the West Midlands

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Shropshire - 20 £503 - 2
Coventry +4 8 £481 +13.24%
Birmingham 0 7 £525 +23.53% 3
Warwickshire +8 3 £525 +16.67% 1
Staffordshire -15 2 £350 -12.50%
Worcestershire - 2 £450 - 2
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 43 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) DevOps
4 24 (55.81%) Oracle
5 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (30.23%) Java
7 13 (30.23%) Scrum
8 12 (27.91%) Documentum
9 11 (25.58%) C#
9 11 (25.58%) XML
9 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
9 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
10 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
10 10 (23.26%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (20.93%) Maven
11 9 (20.93%) SOAP
11 9 (20.93%) Web Services
11 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
11 9 (20.93%) REST
11 9 (20.93%) Machine Learning
12 8 (18.60%) Big Data
12 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
12 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
12 8 (18.60%) OWASP

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 12 (27.91%) Documentum
2 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.95%) Confluence
3 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.63%) CMS
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (6.98%) JBoss
6 3 (6.98%) Mule
7 2 (4.65%) Apache
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) IaaS
3 5 (11.63%) PaaS
3 5 (11.63%) SaaS
4 4 (9.30%) Serverless
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.65%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (25.58%) NoSQL
3 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
3 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (18.60%) Big Data
4 8 (18.60%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
4 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.65%) Parquet
5 2 (4.65%) Presto
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) Maven
3 8 (18.60%) JIRA
3 8 (18.60%) Selenium
4 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.95%) GitLab
4 6 (13.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) Moq
5 2 (4.65%) MSTest
5 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Documentum Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Azure Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Django Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Pega Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) REST
2 9 (20.93%) SOAP
2 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) Django
3 8 (18.60%) Flask
3 8 (18.60%) GraphQL
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) Middleware
4 6 (13.95%) JSP
4 6 (13.95%) XSD
5 5 (11.63%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) Spring
6 4 (9.30%) WDK
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.98%) Java EE
7 3 (6.98%) Java SE
7 3 (6.98%) WSDL
7 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) PKI
6 1 (2.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) AIX
1 8 (18.60%) Solaris
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) DevOps
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
5 9 (20.93%) Machine Learning
6 8 (18.60%) OWASP
7 7 (16.28%) Content Management
7 7 (16.28%) Data Management
7 7 (16.28%) Data Virtualisation
7 7 (16.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (16.28%) Kanban
7 7 (16.28%) Microservices
7 7 (16.28%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) Presales
9 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) Python
5 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Groovy
7 3 (6.98%) XPath
8 2 (4.65%) Scala
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CISM
1 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
3 6 (13.95%) Pega
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Fujitsu
6 3 (6.98%) WSO2
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Informatica