Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 26 22
Rank change year-on-year -33 -4 +36
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 55 90 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.28% 6.95% 8.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.14% 22.33% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 78
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +46.15%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £200
90th Percentile £556 £600 £560
UK median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - £55.00
UK median hourly rate £24.49 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -34.69% -11.76% +6.25%

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 389 403 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.22% 31.12% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 259 266
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £561
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £30.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.70% -31.43% +48.31%
10th Percentile £12.30 £16.75 £17.11
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.52 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £32.49 £30.95 £28.18
% change year-on-year +4.97% +9.83% -6.07%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -28 38 £438 +10.76% 11
West Wales -3 16 £540 -4.85% 2
North Wales -3 1 £388 +6.90%
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) .NET
3 23 (41.82%) RDBMS
4 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.18%) MVC
5 21 (38.18%) MSTest
6 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 20 (36.36%) NUnit
6 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 19 (34.55%) OOP
7 19 (34.55%) Java
8 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
8 18 (32.73%) LINQ
8 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
8 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
8 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
9 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
9 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
10 16 (29.09%) Dropwizard
10 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
11 15 (27.27%) Coaching
12 14 (25.45%) Android
12 14 (25.45%) Apple iOS
12 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
12 14 (25.45%) Android Development
12 14 (25.45%) iOS Development
13 13 (23.64%) Xamarin
13 13 (23.64%) Scrum

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 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) RDBMS
2 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
3 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (14.55%) Event Store
5 8 (14.55%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.82%) OLTP
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MSTest
2 20 (36.36%) NUnit
3 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.91%) Bitbucket
5 6 (10.91%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.64%) JUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.82%) Banking
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Software Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 11 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 11 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) PHP Software Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) PHP Zend Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Digital Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Lead Software Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Lead .NET Developer
11 2 (3.64%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Android Developer
11 2 (3.64%) iOS Android Developer
11 2 (3.64%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) Web Services
3 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
3 18 (32.73%) LINQ
4 16 (29.09%) Dropwizard
5 12 (21.82%) REST
6 10 (18.18%) WPF
7 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
8 8 (14.55%) Play Framework
9 6 (10.91%) HTML
10 4 (7.27%) JAX-RS
10 4 (7.27%) jQuery
10 4 (7.27%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) Nightwatchjs
12 1 (1.82%) Laravel
12 1 (1.82%) Spring Security
12 1 (1.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Android
1 14 (25.45%) Apple iOS
2 11 (20.00%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) MVC
3 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 19 (34.55%) OOP
5 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
6 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
6 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
7 15 (27.27%) Coaching
8 14 (25.45%) Android Development
8 14 (25.45%) iOS Development
9 13 (23.64%) Scrum
9 13 (23.64%) TDD
10 11 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 11 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
10 11 (20.00%) Kanban
10 11 (20.00%) Project Management
10 11 (20.00%) SOA
10 11 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
11 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.55%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 11 (20.00%) PHP
4 10 (18.18%) XAML
5 8 (14.55%) Java 8
6 4 (7.27%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Xamarin
3 11 (20.00%) Zend
4 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
4 6 (10.91%) CA
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata