Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 148 154
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 22 24 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.55% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 2.85% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 46
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.57% +4.94%
10th Percentile £388 £297 £336
90th Percentile £606 £475 £566
England median daily rate £535 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +12.63% +5.56% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £26.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +52.54% -28.92% -8.79%

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 914 842 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.91% 19.31% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 529 785
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £262 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +52.94% +17.14%
10th Percentile £11.65 £21.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.95 £40.18 £39.28
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -21 7 - - 6
Shropshire -29 3 £595 -
Staffordshire -1 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Coventry -17 2 £575 +41.54% 1
Warwickshire +4 1 £510 +29.94%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) Spring
6 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 8 (36.36%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) REST
6 8 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
7 7 (31.82%) Maven
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Java EE
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) Puppet
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) SOAP
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft

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 4 (18.18%) JBoss
1 4 (18.18%) Mule
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Mule ESB
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Documentum
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Hazelcast
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.55%) PowerCenter
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
1 7 (31.82%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Ant
4 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 2 (9.09%) JProfiler
4 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics Manager
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) REST
3 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) Java EE
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 5 (22.73%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 4 (18.18%) JPA
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) Java SE
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) OAuth
7 2 (9.09%) Struts
7 2 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) HPUX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.64%) Secure Coding
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) SOLID
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Groovy
4 2 (9.09%) Java 8
4 2 (9.09%) XPath
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (9.09%) MuleSoft
4 2 (9.09%) Perforce
4 2 (9.09%) WSO2
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Pega
5 1 (4.55%) VMware