The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 50 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 31 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.84% 1.06% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.48% 4.39% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 132 114 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.86% 24.10% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 200 322
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £18.77 £19.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +13.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £19.00 £28.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in South Wales

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in South Wales

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in South Wales

RDBMS
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 RDBMS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 20 £375 -6.25% 2
Newport +9 11 £375 -
RDBMS
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 36 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (83.33%) SQL
4 22 (61.11%) Oracle
4 22 (61.11%) Windows
5 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 20 (55.56%) .NET
5 20 (55.56%) C#
5 20 (55.56%) OOP
5 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 20 (55.56%) LINQ
5 20 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (55.56%) Entity Framework
6 19 (52.78%) WCF
7 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 15 (41.67%) WinForms
8 15 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (41.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 15 (41.67%) PL/SQL
8 15 (41.67%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (41.67%) Informatics
8 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
9 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 14 (38.89%) Scrum
10 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
11 12 (33.33%) UML
11 12 (33.33%) MSBuild
12 8 (22.22%) OpenROAD

RDBMS
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 8 (22.22%) OpenROAD
2 4 (11.11%) Tornado
3 3 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (41.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (22.22%) Ingres
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.11%) MySQL
6 4 (11.11%) SQLite
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.78%) Big Data
8 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 3 (8.33%) Toad
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Python Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
1 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 20 (55.56%) Entity Framework
1 20 (55.56%) LINQ
2 19 (52.78%) WCF
3 15 (41.67%) Code First Entity Framework
3 15 (41.67%) WinForms
4 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 6 (16.67%) SOAP
4 6 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) Flask
5 4 (11.11%) Middleware
5 4 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) OAuth
8 1 (2.78%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) AIX
2 8 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) OOP
2 20 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 15 (41.67%) Informatics
4 14 (38.89%) Scrum
4 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
6 12 (33.33%) UML
7 8 (22.22%) MVVM
8 7 (19.44%) Coaching
8 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
10 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.33%) Analytics
11 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.33%) OO
11 3 (8.33%) OOD
12 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
13 1 (2.78%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.22%) C
4 8 (22.22%) Ingres ABF
4 8 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) R
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago