Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 45 87
Rank change year-on-year -29 +42 -2
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 27 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.84% 3.66% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 15.71% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 2
Wales median daily rate £500 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.14% +13.85% -
10th Percentile £372 £192 £243
90th Percentile £632 £400 £388
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £26.99 £41.50
% change year-on-year +66.71% -34.96% -9.29%

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 351 280 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.93% 23.28% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 179 178
Wales median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +4.48%
10th Percentile £285 £208 £208
90th Percentile £538 £520 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £30.46 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +60.29% -40.63%
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 25 £500 +35.14% 1
North Wales - 2 £370 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 27 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) Python
5 14 (51.85%) PL/SQL
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (48.15%) High Availability
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) C++
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (44.44%) Teradata
7 12 (44.44%) MySQL
7 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (44.44%) Ruby
7 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 12 (44.44%) GDPR
8 11 (40.74%) Data Quality
9 10 (37.04%) Java
9 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
10 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
10 9 (33.33%) OOD
10 9 (33.33%) OO
11 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 3 (11.11%) .NET

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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
1 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 12 (44.44%) MySQL
3 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (7.41%) Redis
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) MSTest
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 12 (44.44%) Database Architect
3 10 (37.04%) Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Architect
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (7.41%) DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Migration Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.70%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Commons
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Struts
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) High Availability
3 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (33.33%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) OOD
5 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
8 1 (3.70%) Personalization
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) PL/SQL
3 13 (48.15%) C++
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 12 (44.44%) Ruby
5 10 (37.04%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) GDPR
2 11 (40.74%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Teradata