Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 21 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 59 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.24% 6.06% 4.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.14% 23.29% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 55
South Wales median daily rate £375 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +90.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £202 £281 £200
90th Percentile £446 £553 £400
Wales median daily rate £390 £475 £260
% change year-on-year -17.89% +82.69% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% - -
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -57.93% - -

Relational Database 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 255 292 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.96% 26.02% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 217 317
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £212 £203 £245
90th Percentile £488 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £388 £433 £340
% change year-on-year -10.40% +27.21% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
South Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £56.25 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +89.08% +105.17%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.01 £17.20
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.53 £52.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -65.91% +84.87% +42.69%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in South Wales

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in South Wales

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in South Wales

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in South Wales

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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 +8 39 £375 -16.67% 1
Newport +10 16 £363 -23.68%
Caerphilly - 1 £375 -
Relational Database
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (64.41%) RDBMS
4 24 (40.68%) Mentoring
4 24 (40.68%) Coaching
5 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 23 (38.98%) Unix
6 21 (35.59%) Unit Testing
7 19 (32.20%) Java
8 18 (30.51%) .NET
8 18 (30.51%) OOP
8 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
8 18 (30.51%) LINQ
8 18 (30.51%) Entity Framework
9 17 (28.81%) Oracle
10 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
10 14 (23.73%) Linux
11 13 (22.03%) AIX
11 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
11 13 (22.03%) Ingres
11 13 (22.03%) OpenROAD
11 13 (22.03%) NUnit
11 13 (22.03%) MVC
11 13 (22.03%) jQuery
11 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
11 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (22.03%) MSTest
12 12 (20.34%) Ingres ABF
12 12 (20.34%) Degree
12 12 (20.34%) SQL Server

Relational Database
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 (22.03%) OpenROAD
2 3 (5.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) npm
3 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) SMS
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (64.41%) RDBMS
2 13 (22.03%) Ingres
3 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
4 11 (18.64%) MongoDB
4 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (5.08%) Neo4j
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.69%) Event Store
11 1 (1.69%) MySQL
11 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MSTest
1 13 (22.03%) NUnit
2 7 (11.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.08%) Ant
6 3 (5.08%) Gradle
6 3 (5.08%) Grunt
6 3 (5.08%) gulp
6 3 (5.08%) JProfiler
6 3 (5.08%) JUnit
6 3 (5.08%) Maven
6 3 (5.08%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.08%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.39%) Back Office
1 2 (3.39%) Local Government
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.78%) DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Ingres Developer
5 4 (6.78%) OpenROAD Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Ingres ABF Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
1 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
1 18 (30.51%) Entity Framework
1 18 (30.51%) LINQ
2 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
2 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (22.03%) jQuery
3 10 (16.95%) Spring
4 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 7 (11.86%) Kafka
4 7 (11.86%) Spring Boot
5 6 (10.17%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.17%) XML
6 5 (8.47%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (8.47%) Dropwizard
6 5 (8.47%) REST
6 5 (8.47%) WCF
6 5 (8.47%) WinForms
7 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
1 4 (6.78%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) iSeries
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Unix
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 13 (22.03%) AIX
4 10 (16.95%) Mac OS X
5 9 (15.25%) Windows
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Coaching
2 24 (40.68%) Mentoring
3 21 (35.59%) Unit Testing
4 18 (30.51%) OOP
5 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 13 (22.03%) MVC
6 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.25%) Microservices
9 8 (13.56%) OO
10 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.17%) ITIL
11 6 (10.17%) Scrum
12 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (6.78%) ETL
13 4 (6.78%) MVVM
13 4 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) C
3 12 (20.34%) Ingres ABF
4 9 (15.25%) Go
5 8 (13.56%) Perl
6 7 (11.86%) C#
7 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
8 5 (8.47%) Python
9 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.69%) R
10 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Perforce
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Informatica
4 2 (3.39%) Teradata
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) VMware