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 3 months to 28 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 112 106
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 10 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 1.13% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 5.32% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 5
Median daily rate £400 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £328 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £549 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 430 639 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.69% 21.26% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 398 371
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West 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 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 4 £425 -5.55% 5
Coventry +15 1 £388 -3.12% 2
Shropshire +8 1 - -
Warwickshire +1 1 £335 -5.63%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 20 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) Migration
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (35.00%) C#
8 6 (30.00%) Automotive
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (20.00%) Unix
10 4 (20.00%) Cognos
10 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (20.00%) ETL
10 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (20.00%) Informatica
10 4 (20.00%) Informix
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (20.00%) DB2
10 4 (20.00%) Teradata
10 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (20.00%) Workflow
10 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) SCADA
10 4 (20.00%) Kanban

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 3 (15.00%) ThingWorx
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Mule
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) RS-232
2 1 (5.00%) RS-485
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (20.00%) DB2
5 4 (20.00%) Informix
6 3 (15.00%) MS Access
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.00%) Hazelcast
8 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Automotive
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Teradata Architect
5 2 (10.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
3 3 (15.00%) WPF
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Java SE
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) WinForms
5 1 (5.00%) WSDL
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) SCADA
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Kanban
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) E-business
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos
3 4 (20.00%) Informatica
3 4 (20.00%) Teradata
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Netezza
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Assembla
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods
5 1 (5.00%) WSO2
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