Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 90 84
Rank change year-on-year +51 -6 -15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 38 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.05% 0.089% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.84% 0.35% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 15
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +78.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £189 £363 £175
90th Percentile £400 £388 £360
Wales median daily rate £368 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -2.00% +15.38% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - -
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - -

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 256 289 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.26% 25.60% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 215 317
South Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £212 £203 £248
90th Percentile £488 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £391 £438 £340
% change year-on-year -10.57% +28.68% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
South Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £56.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +90.68% +103.45%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.01 £17.30
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.53 £49.20
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +86.44% +41.49%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 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 - 21 £375 -
Newport +29 16 £363 -3.33%
Caerphilly - 1 £375 -
RDBMS
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 38 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 37 (97.37%) SQL
3 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (63.16%) Mentoring
4 24 (63.16%) Coaching
5 21 (55.26%) Unit Testing
6 18 (47.37%) LINQ
6 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
6 18 (47.37%) Entity Framework
6 18 (47.37%) .NET
6 18 (47.37%) OOP
7 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
8 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 13 (34.21%) NUnit
9 13 (34.21%) jQuery
9 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (34.21%) MSTest
9 13 (34.21%) MVC
9 13 (34.21%) OpenROAD
9 13 (34.21%) AIX
9 13 (34.21%) Unix
9 13 (34.21%) Ingres
9 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
10 12 (31.58%) Oracle
10 12 (31.58%) C
10 12 (31.58%) Ingres ABF
11 11 (28.95%) Degree
12 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
13 8 (21.05%) OO
13 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared

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 13 (34.21%) OpenROAD
2 3 (7.89%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) npm
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (34.21%) Ingres
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MSTest
1 13 (34.21%) NUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.53%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) Gradle
5 3 (7.89%) Grunt
5 3 (7.89%) gulp
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) JProfiler
5 3 (7.89%) JUnit
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) SonarQube
5 3 (7.89%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Ingres Developer
5 4 (10.53%) OpenROAD Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Ingres ABF Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
1 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
1 18 (47.37%) Entity Framework
1 18 (47.37%) LINQ
2 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
2 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (34.21%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) Code First Entity Framework
3 5 (13.16%) WCF
3 5 (13.16%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.89%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) J2EE
4 3 (7.89%) JPA
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) AIX
1 13 (34.21%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Coaching
2 24 (63.16%) Mentoring
3 21 (55.26%) Unit Testing
4 18 (47.37%) OOP
5 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 13 (34.21%) MVC
7 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 8 (21.05%) OO
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Informatics
10 4 (10.53%) MVVM
10 4 (10.53%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) UML
11 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.89%) OOD
11 3 (7.89%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (7.89%) RAD
11 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) C
2 12 (31.58%) Ingres ABF
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) R
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Perforce
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware