Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 165 138
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 28 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 3.80% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 18
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.11% +32.14%
10th Percentile £338 £344 £313
90th Percentile £613 £558 £483
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +14.29%

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 877 1237 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.11% 20.00% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 747 664
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £219
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.50 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +3 13 £425 -5.56% 3
Staffordshire +15 6 £400 +10.04%
Coventry +22 3 £406 +8.33%
Shropshire +7 2 - -
Warwickshire -3 2 £393 +11.74%
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (39.29%) Subversion
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Unix
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (32.14%) JBoss
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle
7 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (32.14%) ETL
7 9 (32.14%) Tableau
8 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) Middleware
9 7 (25.00%) Data Management
9 7 (25.00%) JSON
9 7 (25.00%) Ansible
9 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (25.00%) Puppet
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server

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 9 (32.14%) JBoss
2 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (21.43%) IIS
4 5 (17.86%) Apache
4 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.14%) Mule
5 2 (7.14%) ThingWorx
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
4 2 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
5 4 (14.29%) Power BI
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Power View
6 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (10.71%) PowerPivot
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data
7 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) Subversion
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (17.86%) GitLab
5 5 (17.86%) JMeter
5 5 (17.86%) Selenium
5 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.14%) Maven
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (3.57%) PostCSS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Business Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Designer
7 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) JSON
1 7 (25.00%) Middleware
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) Java EE
4 3 (10.71%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) Java SE
5 2 (7.14%) JSON Schema
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth
5 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
5 2 (7.14%) Symfony
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 2 (7.14%) WSDL
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) DataPower
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) SCADA
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (32.14%) ETL
1 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (25.00%) Data Management
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.86%) Release Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Complex ETL
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 4 (14.29%) Microservices
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) High Availability
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
1 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Graylog
2 5 (17.86%) logstash
2 5 (17.86%) Nagios
2 5 (17.86%) Rundeck
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Tableau
3 5 (17.86%) CA
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Micro Focus
3 5 (17.86%) Serena
3 5 (17.86%) Splunk
3 5 (17.86%) Teradata
4 2 (7.14%) webMethods
4 2 (7.14%) WSO2
4 2 (7.14%) Zend
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault