Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 October 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 47 102
Rank change year-on-year -32 +55 -13
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 34 46 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.12% 4.03% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.63% 13.77% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 1
Wales median daily rate £475 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £363
90th Percentile £624 £400 £388
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £24.49 £40.75
% change year-on-year +83.79% -39.91% +1.88%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 394 334 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.61% 29.27% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 215 261
Wales median daily rate £415 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -4.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £308 £252 £208
90th Percentile £569 £575 £556
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Wales median hourly rate £11.88 £18.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% -42.31% -0.76%
10th Percentile £10.73 £16.75 £15.90
90th Percentile £12.63 £23.24 £61.80
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.12%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Wales

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Wales

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in Wales

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Wales

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
South Wales -44 31 £475 +28.38% 5
North Wales - 3 £379 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 34 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (73.53%) SQL
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (50.00%) .NET
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
6 15 (44.12%) MVC
6 15 (44.12%) Unit Testing
6 15 (44.12%) MSTest
7 14 (41.18%) Apple iOS
7 14 (41.18%) Android
7 14 (41.18%) Android Development
7 14 (41.18%) iOS Development
7 14 (41.18%) NUnit
7 14 (41.18%) Oracle
8 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
8 13 (38.24%) OOP
8 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (38.24%) Xamarin
8 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
9 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (35.29%) LINQ
9 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
9 12 (35.29%) Python
9 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
10 11 (32.35%) C++
10 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
10 11 (32.35%) High Availability
11 10 (29.41%) Coaching
11 10 (29.41%) PowerShell

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.88%) Redis
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MSTest
2 14 (41.18%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
3 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
4 10 (29.41%) Database Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Lead Developer
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Architect
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
3 12 (35.29%) LINQ
4 10 (29.41%) WPF
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Commons
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (2.94%) JSP
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.94%) Struts
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) XSD
6 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) NHS
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Android
1 14 (41.18%) Apple iOS
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
2 15 (44.12%) Unit Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Android Development
3 14 (41.18%) iOS Development
4 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
4 13 (38.24%) OOP
5 11 (32.35%) High Availability
6 10 (29.41%) Coaching
7 7 (20.59%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (11.76%) OOD
8 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.82%) Microservices
9 3 (8.82%) OO
10 2 (5.88%) Health Informatics
10 2 (5.88%) Informatics
10 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 11 (32.35%) C++
3 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
4 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 10 (29.41%) Ruby
4 10 (29.41%) XAML
5 5 (14.71%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) GDPR
2 9 (26.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 13 (38.24%) Xamarin
4 10 (29.41%) Teradata
5 1 (2.94%) Apple