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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK / Wales
Rank 63 66 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.72% 1.62% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 6.32% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £281 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £174 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £300 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 175 174 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.07% 25.63% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 107 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +8.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.45 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
South Wales +9 5 £450 +63.63%
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
4 7 (53.85%) Coaching
4 7 (53.85%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) NUnit
4 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 7 (53.85%) OOP
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (53.85%) MSTest
4 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
4 7 (53.85%) MSBuild
5 6 (46.15%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
7 4 (30.77%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (30.77%) Tornado
7 4 (30.77%) Flask
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware

RDBMS
Top Related 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 4 (30.77%) Tornado
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQLite
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MSBuild
1 7 (53.85%) MSTest
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
6 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
1 7 (53.85%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Flask
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (15.38%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Coaching
3 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) OOP
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (15.38%) Informatics
7 1 (7.69%) Data Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Data Munging
7 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
7 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle