The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 32 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 49 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.09% 3.28% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.29% 11.31% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £249 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.83%
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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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
254 168 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.59% 28.97% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 105 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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £14.30 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.44% -23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £11.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £22.50 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Relational Database
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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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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
South Wales -6 23 £350 +15.70% 1
Relational Database
UK

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (70.93%) SQL
2 47 (54.65%) Java
3 46 (53.49%) RDBMS
3 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.35%) Spring
5 38 (44.19%) REST
5 38 (44.19%) XML
6 29 (33.72%) Web Services
6 29 (33.72%) Oracle
6 29 (33.72%) Open Source
7 27 (31.40%) HTML
7 27 (31.40%) UNIX
8 24 (27.91%) SOAP
8 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
8 24 (27.91%) TDD
9 23 (26.74%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (26.74%) UML
10 22 (25.58%) Windows
11 21 (24.42%) MongoDB
12 20 (23.26%) SOA
13 19 (22.09%) Scrum
14 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
15 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.28%) JSON
15 14 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (16.28%) AMQP
15 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
15 14 (16.28%) Hibernate
15 14 (16.28%) MVC
15 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (10.47%) FileNet
1 9 (10.47%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.98%) OpenROAD
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) GitHub
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) AMQP
2 9 (10.47%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) LDAP
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) IPv6
4 1 (1.16%) OSPF
4 1 (1.16%) BGP
4 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
4 1 (1.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) RDBMS
2 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 23 (26.74%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (24.42%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (6.98%) Ingres
9 5 (5.81%) MySQL
10 2 (2.33%) MS Access
10 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.47%) Subversion
2 9 (10.47%) JUnit
2 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.49%) Maven
4 2 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) Hudson
5 1 (1.16%) CMake
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (66.28%) Developer
2 31 (36.05%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 9 (10.47%) DBA
6 6 (6.98%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.49%) OpenROAD Developer
9 3 (3.49%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.33%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.16%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.16%) Business Analyst
11 1 (1.16%) Consultant
11 1 (1.16%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.16%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) Spring
2 38 (44.19%) XML
2 38 (44.19%) REST
3 29 (33.72%) Web Services
4 27 (31.40%) HTML
5 24 (27.91%) SOAP
6 14 (16.28%) Hibernate
6 14 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (16.28%) JSON
7 13 (15.12%) Spring MVC
7 13 (15.12%) J2EE
8 12 (13.95%) XSLT
9 11 (12.79%) .NET
9 11 (12.79%) Struts
10 10 (11.63%) Java SE
11 9 (10.47%) MyBatis
12 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
13 3 (3.49%) PrimeFaces
13 3 (3.49%) JPA
13 3 (3.49%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Open Source
2 10 (11.63%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Statistics
4 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) GIS
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Wiki
5 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) UNIX
2 22 (25.58%) Windows
3 10 (11.63%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) CentOS
5 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.98%) AIX
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Debian
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.91%) TDD
3 23 (26.74%) UML
4 20 (23.26%) SOA
5 19 (22.09%) Scrum
6 14 (16.28%) MVC
6 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
7 11 (12.79%) RAD
8 10 (11.63%) DevOps
9 9 (10.47%) BDD
10 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.14%) Database Tuning
12 6 (6.98%) Workflow
13 5 (5.81%) Information Architecture
13 5 (5.81%) Line Management
13 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.65%) Coaching
14 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.93%) SQL
2 47 (54.65%) Java
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.98%) C++
5 5 (5.81%) VC++
5 5 (5.81%) Ruby
6 4 (4.65%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Samba
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) Postfix
1 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) Northgate
4 1 (1.16%) Capita