Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Specialist was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Specialist
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +83
Contract jobs requiring a Database Specialist 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.41% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
South Wales median daily rate £415 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.91% - -
Wales median daily rate £415 £275 -
% change year-on-year +50.91% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 952 1086 1210
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.49% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 750 912
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £519 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 62
South Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.67 £77.50 £47.26
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% -3.45%

Database Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Database Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Database Specialist in South Wales

Database Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Specialist in South Wales

Database Specialist
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Specialist within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 3 £425 +54.55%
Database Specialist
Wales

Database Specialist Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Database Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Database Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Kafka
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Marathon
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Billing
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (25.00%) OpenUP

Database Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Marathon