Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 166 167
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 -29
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 23 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.48% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 2.66% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 25
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +8.11%
10th Percentile £381 £328 £344
90th Percentile £608 £479 £558
England median daily rate £539 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +2.62% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% -16.67% +5.00%

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 959 865 1,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.68% 18.01% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 549 740
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £268
90th Percentile £550 £535 £538
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%
10th Percentile £13.74 £21.00 £13.98
90th Percentile £61.19 £51.88 £23.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +0.39%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Coventry -11 7 £481 +18.46% 1
Birmingham -5 6 £463 +8.82% 1
Shropshire -46 5 £595 - 3
Warwickshire +10 2 £510 +29.94% 1
Staffordshire -10 2 £350 -12.50%
RDBMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) DevOps
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (43.48%) C#
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
9 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
9 7 (30.43%) OWASP
9 7 (30.43%) Django
9 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (30.43%) Big Data
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (30.43%) Flask
9 7 (30.43%) GraphQL
9 7 (30.43%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (26.09%) Data Virtualisation
10 6 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
10 6 (26.09%) Data Management
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (26.09%) SQL 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 3 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) Mule
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Documentum
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) IaaS
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) PaaS
3 3 (13.04%) SaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Functions
4 2 (8.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
3 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 7 (30.43%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) GitLab
4 2 (8.70%) Moq
4 2 (8.70%) MSTest
4 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Django Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Python Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Database Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Pega Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Django
1 7 (30.43%) Flask
1 7 (30.43%) GraphQL
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Java EE
5 3 (13.04%) Java SE
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) OAuth
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
5 3 (13.04%) WSDL
5 3 (13.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) SCADA
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
2 3 (13.04%) HPUX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) DevOps
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
5 7 (30.43%) OWASP
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Data Management
6 6 (26.09%) Data Virtualisation
6 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
6 6 (26.09%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (21.74%) Microservices
7 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) SOA
9 3 (13.04%) Content Management
9 3 (13.04%) Kanban
9 3 (13.04%) MVC
9 3 (13.04%) OOP
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Groovy
6 3 (13.04%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) R
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) WSO2
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.70%) Pega
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) VMware