The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 39 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 25 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.55% 1.82% 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.74% 9.68% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 5
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£350 £319 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -31.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Relational Database
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
182 124 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.09% 18.82% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 85 55
Average daily rate £350 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.70 £28.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Cardiff +22 17 £350 +100.00% 2
Newport -12 8 £375 -4.76% 2
Relational Database
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) RDBMS
3 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
5 12 (32.43%) Oracle
6 10 (27.03%) MySQL
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) UNIX
6 10 (27.03%) Validation
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) C#
7 9 (24.32%) Perl
8 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) DevOps
9 7 (18.92%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (18.92%) Analytics
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
9 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.92%) ERwin
9 7 (18.92%) CA
10 6 (16.22%) ETL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) OpenROAD
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Zope
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) RDBMS
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) MySQL
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
5 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) Ingres
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) ERwin
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Data Modeller
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Data Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) OpenROAD Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
1 6 (16.22%) WCF
1 6 (16.22%) LINQ
1 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.81%) WinForms
3 3 (8.11%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) WPF
4 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) LAMP
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Java SE
5 1 (2.70%) Django
5 1 (2.70%) Mason
5 1 (2.70%) CPAN
5 1 (2.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) GIS
1 6 (16.22%) Taxonomies
2 4 (10.81%) NHS
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
3 10 (27.03%) Validation
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Logical Data Model
5 7 (18.92%) Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (16.22%) ETL
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 6 (16.22%) OOP
6 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (16.22%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.51%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) Python
3 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) Groovy
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase