The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 44 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 17 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.92% 0.88% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.72% 3.20% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%
RDBMS
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
145 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.91% 27.47% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 61
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £65.00 £11.33 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+473.95% -54.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the South Wales region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the South Wales region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 11 £250 -9.09%
Merthyr Tydfil - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
RDBMS
Wales

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS.

1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Spring
3 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 14 (63.64%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) UML
4 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) J2EE
4 13 (59.09%) HTML
5 11 (50.00%) RAD
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 5 (22.73%) AIX
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) Ingres
8 5 (22.73%) OpenROAD
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) Coaching
10 3 (13.64%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
10 3 (13.64%) XSLT
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
10 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
10 3 (13.64%) ETL
10 3 (13.64%) Eclipse

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) OpenROAD
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) Ingres
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) OpenROAD Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XML
1 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
1 14 (63.64%) Spring
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 3 (13.64%) JSF
3 3 (13.64%) JPA
3 3 (13.64%) Spring Batch
3 3 (13.64%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (9.09%) Facelets
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) XHTML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
1 2 (9.09%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) AIX
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) UML
2 11 (50.00%) RAD
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft