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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 39 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 22 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.87% 3.64% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.58% 11.97% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £395 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.83%
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
162 142 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.47% 30.41% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 45
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £418 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £39.75 £13.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.27% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £11.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £22.50 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 11 £350 +27.27% 1
Newport -7 7 £344 -
Bridgend -2 1 £375 +51.51%
Caerphilly - - - -
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 32 (61.54%) XML
3 26 (50.00%) Java
4 25 (48.08%) RDBMS
4 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (42.31%) Spring
6 21 (40.38%) HTML
7 20 (38.46%) UML
8 19 (36.54%) Oracle
9 16 (30.77%) REST
10 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
10 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
11 13 (25.00%) J2EE
11 13 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.15%) RAD
13 10 (19.23%) UNIX
14 9 (17.31%) XSLT
14 9 (17.31%) Linux
14 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) IBM
15 8 (15.38%) TDD
15 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
15 8 (15.38%) SOAP
15 8 (15.38%) .NET
16 7 (13.46%) Struts
17 6 (11.54%) OpenROAD
17 6 (11.54%) Ingres
17 6 (11.54%) AIX

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (11.54%) OpenROAD
1 6 (11.54%) FileNet
1 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) RDBMS
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) Ingres
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.85%) MS Access
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) QlikView
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
1 6 (11.54%) Selenium
2 5 (9.62%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) CMake
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.77%) OpenROAD Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Information Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) SQL DBA
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Perl Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) DBA
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) XML
2 22 (42.31%) Spring
3 21 (40.38%) HTML
4 16 (30.77%) REST
5 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
6 13 (25.00%) J2EE
6 13 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (17.31%) XSLT
8 8 (15.38%) SOAP
8 8 (15.38%) .NET
9 7 (13.46%) Struts
10 6 (11.54%) Java SE
10 6 (11.54%) MyBatis
11 3 (5.77%) PrimeFaces
11 3 (5.77%) Spring Batch
11 3 (5.77%) JPA
11 3 (5.77%) JSF
12 2 (3.85%) Ajax
12 2 (3.85%) XHTML
12 2 (3.85%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Statistics
3 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) UNIX
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) AIX
4 4 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) UML
3 11 (21.15%) RAD
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.38%) TDD
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 6 (11.54%) BDD
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) SOA
7 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) OOD
8 3 (5.77%) ETL
8 3 (5.77%) Workflow
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) VC++
6 4 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby
7 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.85%) VBA
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Northgate
4 1 (1.92%) Capita