Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 184 150
Rank change year-on-year +21 -34 -1
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 11 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 2.54% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 14
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.57%
10th Percentile £222 £388 £297
90th Percentile £597 £608 £475
England median daily rate £525 £540 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% +13.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £26.00
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +52.54% -28.92%

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 837 906 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.56% 17.88% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 588 525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £295 £280 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -32.26% +51.22%
10th Percentile £16.40 £11.65 £21.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.95 £40.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +24 7 £556 -6.55%
Warwickshire +9 1 £135 -73.53%
Birmingham +4 1 £475 -
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Confluence
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) AWS
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Documentum
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) WDK
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) XSD
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Content Management
6 3 (27.27%) CMS
6 3 (27.27%) Maven

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 (54.55%) Confluence
2 5 (45.45%) Documentum
3 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (9.09%) DELMIA
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) DataStage
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) Power BI
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Artifactory
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) GitLab
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Documentum Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Documentum Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) Sensu
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) WDK
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSD
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
3 2 (18.18%) Pega
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) Netezza
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau