Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +59 -9 -27
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 42 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.51% 0.070% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.67% 0.28% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 21
Wales median daily rate £368 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +15.38% +27.45%
10th Percentile £191 £363 £205
90th Percentile £400 £388 £350
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - -
UK median hourly rate £29.74 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.02% +6.25% +14.29%

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 360 358 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.08% 25.14% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 260 387
Wales median daily rate £388 £434 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +27.57% -2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +84.87% +42.69%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.88 £17.61
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.25 £58.65
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
South Wales +48 38 £375 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 42 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 41 (97.62%) SQL
3 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (59.52%) Mentoring
4 25 (59.52%) Coaching
5 22 (52.38%) Unit Testing
6 19 (45.24%) LINQ
6 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
6 19 (45.24%) Entity Framework
6 19 (45.24%) .NET
6 19 (45.24%) OOP
7 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) MVC
8 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (33.33%) MSTest
8 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 14 (33.33%) NUnit
9 13 (30.95%) jQuery
9 13 (30.95%) Unix
9 13 (30.95%) AIX
9 13 (30.95%) Ingres
9 13 (30.95%) OpenROAD
10 12 (28.57%) Oracle
10 12 (28.57%) C
10 12 (28.57%) Ingres ABF
11 11 (26.19%) Degree
12 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
13 9 (21.43%) Java
14 8 (19.05%) OO

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 13 (30.95%) OpenROAD
2 3 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) npm
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (30.95%) Ingres
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MSTest
1 14 (33.33%) NUnit
2 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.52%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.14%) Ant
5 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) Gradle
5 3 (7.14%) Grunt
5 3 (7.14%) gulp
5 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.14%) JProfiler
5 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
5 3 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 2 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Ingres Developer
6 4 (9.52%) OpenROAD Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Ingres ABF Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) .NET
1 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
1 19 (45.24%) Entity Framework
1 19 (45.24%) LINQ
2 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (30.95%) jQuery
4 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) J2EE
4 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 6 (14.29%) XML
5 5 (11.90%) Code First Entity Framework
5 5 (11.90%) WCF
5 5 (11.90%) WinForms
6 3 (7.14%) CSS3
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
6 3 (7.14%) JPA
6 3 (7.14%) JSON
6 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) AIX
1 13 (30.95%) Unix
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Coaching
2 25 (59.52%) Mentoring
3 22 (52.38%) Unit Testing
4 19 (45.24%) OOP
5 14 (33.33%) MVC
5 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.05%) OO
8 7 (16.67%) UML
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.29%) RAD
9 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.52%) Informatics
10 4 (9.52%) MVVM
10 4 (9.52%) Scrum
11 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) C
2 12 (28.57%) Ingres ABF
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) VMware