Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 19 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 26 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -13
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 87 97 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.38% 6.91% 4.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.51% 27.32% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 63 67
Wales median daily rate £395 £475 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% +82.69% -25.71%
10th Percentile £230 £288 £203
90th Percentile £585 £572 £400
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.82% +6.88% +6.67%

Relational Database 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 355 355 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.11% 25.28% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 256 394
Wales median daily rate £388 £429 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +25.64% -2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £225
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% +36.47%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.88 £17.61
90th Percentile £23.24 £61.25 £58.65
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.25
% change year-on-year +10.54% -3.66% +21.88%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Wales

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Wales

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Wales

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Wales

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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 +2 58 £375 -21.05% 2
West Wales +4 20 £550 +14.29%
North Wales -4 2 £363 -19.44% 2
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.77%) SQL
3 43 (49.43%) Java
4 42 (48.28%) RDBMS
5 31 (35.63%) MongoDB
6 26 (29.89%) Mentoring
7 25 (28.74%) Coaching
8 24 (27.59%) REST
8 24 (27.59%) Unix
9 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
10 22 (25.29%) Unit Testing
11 21 (24.14%) Open Source
11 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 21 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
12 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (21.84%) Entity Framework
13 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
13 19 (21.84%) LINQ
13 19 (21.84%) Software Delivery
13 19 (21.84%) Collaborative Working
13 19 (21.84%) .NET
13 19 (21.84%) OOP
14 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
15 17 (19.54%) Oracle
16 15 (17.24%) jQuery
17 14 (16.09%) Degree
17 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (16.09%) MSTest

Relational Database
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 (14.94%) OpenROAD
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.49%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) npm
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) SMS
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.28%) RDBMS
2 31 (35.63%) MongoDB
3 21 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (14.94%) Ingres
5 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (11.49%) Event Store
6 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.45%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.30%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.15%) Big Data
11 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
1 14 (16.09%) MSTest
1 14 (16.09%) NUnit
2 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.60%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.45%) Ant
6 3 (3.45%) Gradle
6 3 (3.45%) Grunt
6 3 (3.45%) gulp
6 3 (3.45%) JProfiler
6 3 (3.45%) JUnit
6 3 (3.45%) Maven
6 3 (3.45%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Back Office
2 2 (2.30%) Electronics
2 2 (2.30%) Local Government
2 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Technical Architect
5 10 (11.49%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Ingres Developer
7 4 (4.60%) OpenROAD Developer
8 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.45%) DBA
8 3 (3.45%) Ingres ABF Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Payments Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.30%) Administrator
9 2 (2.30%) Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) REST
2 19 (21.84%) .NET
2 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
2 19 (21.84%) Entity Framework
2 19 (21.84%) LINQ
3 15 (17.24%) jQuery
4 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
4 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (16.09%) Dropwizard
4 14 (16.09%) Spring
5 12 (13.79%) HTML
6 11 (12.64%) SOAP
6 11 (12.64%) Web Services
7 10 (11.49%) Play Framework
8 9 (10.34%) Hibernate
9 8 (9.20%) Kafka
9 8 (9.20%) Spring Boot
9 8 (9.20%) XML
10 6 (6.90%) J2EE
11 5 (5.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) NHS
2 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) iSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Unix
2 14 (16.09%) Linux
3 13 (14.94%) AIX
4 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
5 8 (9.20%) Windows
6 1 (1.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) Mentoring
3 25 (28.74%) Coaching
4 22 (25.29%) Unit Testing
5 21 (24.14%) Open Source
6 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
7 19 (21.84%) Collaborative Working
7 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (21.84%) OOP
7 19 (21.84%) Software Delivery
8 14 (16.09%) MVC
9 13 (14.94%) Test Automation
10 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 11 (12.64%) Analytics
12 10 (11.49%) Data Security
12 10 (11.49%) Microservices
13 9 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (10.34%) OO
14 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
15 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) SQL
2 43 (49.43%) Java
3 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.79%) C
4 12 (13.79%) Ingres ABF
5 10 (11.49%) Go
6 9 (10.34%) Perl
7 8 (9.20%) Python
8 7 (8.05%) C#
9 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.30%) R
12 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.09%) Degree
3 11 (12.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.34%) GDPR
2 9 (10.34%) PSD2
3 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Perforce
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) Informatica
5 2 (2.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) VMware