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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 57 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 11 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 3.91% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.34% 14.97% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 3
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£325 £253 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £363 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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
206 147 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.50% 26.16% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 111 89
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.40 £22.50 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +101.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
Newport -5 5 £350 -3.44%
RDBMS
Wales

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
4 15 (71.43%) Scrum
5 14 (66.67%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
7 9 (42.86%) NHS
8 8 (38.10%) OOP
8 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
9 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 7 (33.33%) .NET
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) UML
10 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 6 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 6 (28.57%) WCF
10 6 (28.57%) LINQ
10 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
11 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (23.81%) Coaching
11 5 (23.81%) SDLC
11 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Firebird
11 5 (23.81%) Delphi

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (23.81%) Firebird
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) InterBase
6 2 (9.52%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) Ant
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (14.29%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Data Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 6 (28.57%) WCF
2 6 (28.57%) LINQ
2 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (19.05%) JPA
3 4 (19.05%) Facelets
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) XHTML
3 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
3 4 (19.05%) WinForms
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) JSF
3 4 (19.05%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) XSLT
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 4 (19.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) UML
5 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (23.81%) Coaching
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Data Governance
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (14.29%) MVVM
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Delphi
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) IBM