Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 152 148
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 28 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.39% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.15% 1.99% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 31
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £388 £326 £335
90th Percentile £485 £443 £538
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +93.55% -43.98% -9.96%

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 889 854 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.12% 19.75% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 523 758
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +17.07% -18.00%
10th Percentile £15.40 £14.85 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.90 £36.30
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +10.91% -4.15%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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
Birmingham -8 16 £425 +3.03% 3
Coventry - 1 £575 - 1
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £475 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 - 4
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 28 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Spring
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
7 9 (32.14%) DevOps
7 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (28.57%) Maven
8 8 (28.57%) Java EE
8 8 (28.57%) JPA
8 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
8 8 (28.57%) J2EE
8 8 (28.57%) JUnit
8 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.00%) SDLC
10 6 (21.43%) SOLID
10 6 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (21.43%) Jaspersoft
10 6 (21.43%) REST
10 6 (21.43%) Microservices
10 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot

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 6 (21.43%) JBoss
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) Mule
2 5 (17.86%) Mule ESB
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Hazelcast
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 8 (28.57%) JUnit
2 8 (28.57%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Ant
4 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.71%) Gradle
5 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
5 3 (10.71%) JProfiler
5 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) GitLab
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) SAP BW Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) Spring
2 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 8 (28.57%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) Java EE
2 8 (28.57%) JPA
3 6 (21.43%) Middleware
3 6 (21.43%) REST
3 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) Ajax
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) Struts
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 3 (10.71%) Symfony
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) LDAP
8 1 (3.57%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) LIMS
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (32.14%) DevOps
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (21.43%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) SOLID
7 5 (17.86%) Coaching
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Secure Coding
8 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.57%) Automic
3 1 (3.57%) Graylog
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Rundeck
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Jaspersoft
3 5 (17.86%) MuleSoft
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Perforce
5 3 (10.71%) Zend
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Serena
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Teradata