Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 56 106
Rank change year-on-year -31 +50 -10
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 29 38 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.67% 3.17% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.71% 10.80% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 1
Wales median daily rate £390 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -2.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £251 £190 £363
90th Percentile £584 £400 £388
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.74 £42.50
% change year-on-year -19.31% -30.02% +6.25%

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 432 352 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.83% 29.38% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 221 265
Wales median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £288 £250 £211
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.97% -66.22% +90.68%
10th Percentile £12.08 £16.75 £19.01
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.77 £61.53
UK median hourly rate £32.49 £31.23 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.03% +11.54% -0.22%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -32 26 £390 +4.00% 4
North Wales - 3 £379 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 29 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (82.76%) SQL
3 23 (79.31%) .NET
4 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
5 21 (72.41%) MVC
5 21 (72.41%) MSTest
6 20 (68.97%) NUnit
6 20 (68.97%) Unit Testing
7 19 (65.52%) OOP
8 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
8 18 (62.07%) LINQ
8 18 (62.07%) .NET Framework
8 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (62.07%) Entity Framework
9 17 (58.62%) Mentoring
10 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (48.28%) Coaching
10 14 (48.28%) Android Development
10 14 (48.28%) iOS Development
10 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
10 14 (48.28%) Android
11 13 (44.83%) Xamarin
12 10 (34.48%) Windows
12 10 (34.48%) WPF
12 10 (34.48%) XAML
13 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 8 (27.59%) Degree
14 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
14 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (20.69%) NHS

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 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Redis
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MSTest
2 20 (68.97%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Lead Developer
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Database Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Xamarin Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) .NET Framework
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (62.07%) Entity Framework
2 18 (62.07%) LINQ
3 10 (34.48%) WPF
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) JPA
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) JSP
6 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Security
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) XSD
6 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Android
1 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) MVC
2 20 (68.97%) Unit Testing
3 19 (65.52%) OOP
4 17 (58.62%) Mentoring
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) Android Development
5 14 (48.28%) Coaching
5 14 (48.28%) iOS Development
6 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
8 3 (10.34%) Microservices
9 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.90%) Health Informatics
9 2 (6.90%) Informatics
9 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
10 1 (3.45%) OOD
10 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) XAML
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Xamarin
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) Apple