Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -33 +13 +19
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 68 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.06% 8.04% 6.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.43% 26.05% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 61
Wales median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +82.69%
10th Percentile £322 £250 £286
90th Percentile £623 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £440
% change year-on-year - +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -57.93% -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -29.82% +6.88%

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 414 380 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.75% 30.87% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 243 264
Wales median daily rate £420 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +25.00%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £210
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Wales median hourly rate £20.87 £18.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -65.91% +84.87%
10th Percentile £11.63 £16.75 £16.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.24 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.88 £28.18
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.56% -1.12%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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 -25 57 £450 +20.00% 12
West Wales -5 7 £613 +11.36% 1
North Wales +2 3 £379 +4.48% 1
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Web Services
3 30 (44.12%) SQL
4 29 (42.65%) RDBMS
4 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
5 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 28 (41.18%) Scrum
6 27 (39.71%) TDD
7 26 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (36.76%) SOA
8 25 (36.76%) PHP
8 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
8 25 (36.76%) Project Management
8 25 (36.76%) Kanban
9 24 (35.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 24 (35.29%) Customer-Centricity
10 21 (30.88%) .NET
11 20 (29.41%) Zend
12 17 (25.00%) MVC
12 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (23.53%) MSTest
14 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
14 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
14 15 (22.06%) NUnit
15 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
15 14 (20.59%) Android
15 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
15 14 (20.59%) OOP
15 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET

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 1 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) RDBMS
2 26 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
5 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
6 8 (11.76%) Event Store
6 8 (11.76%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.94%) Redis
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.47%) OLAP
8 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.47%) OLTP
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MSTest
2 15 (22.06%) NUnit
3 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.94%) JUnit
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.47%) Banking
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
1 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) PHP Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Software Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) PHP Software Engineer
5 16 (23.53%) Agile Developer
6 15 (22.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 15 (22.06%) PHP Zend Developer
7 14 (20.59%) Software Developer
8 13 (19.12%) .NET Developer
9 10 (14.71%) Architect
10 8 (11.76%) Database Architect
11 6 (8.82%) Lead Developer
11 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
12 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
12 4 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
13 3 (4.41%) Lead .NET Developer
13 3 (4.41%) Lead Software Developer
13 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
13 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Architect
14 2 (2.94%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) Web Services
2 21 (30.88%) .NET
3 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
3 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (19.12%) Entity Framework
4 13 (19.12%) LINQ
5 10 (14.71%) WPF
6 9 (13.24%) REST
7 8 (11.76%) Dropwizard
7 8 (11.76%) Play Framework
8 4 (5.88%) Laravel
8 4 (5.88%) Symfony
8 4 (5.88%) XML
9 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.41%) HTML
10 2 (2.94%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.94%) jQuery
10 2 (2.94%) Nightwatchjs
11 1 (1.47%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.82%) NHS
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Android
1 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
2 11 (16.18%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
3 28 (41.18%) Scrum
3 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 27 (39.71%) TDD
5 25 (36.76%) Kanban
5 25 (36.76%) Project Management
5 25 (36.76%) SOA
6 24 (35.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 24 (35.29%) Customer-Centricity
7 17 (25.00%) MVC
8 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
8 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
9 14 (20.59%) Android Development
9 14 (20.59%) iOS Development
9 14 (20.59%) OOP
10 12 (17.65%) Coaching
11 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (13.24%) High Availability
13 8 (11.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) PHP
3 10 (14.71%) Java
3 10 (14.71%) XAML
4 9 (13.24%) C++
4 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.76%) Java 8
5 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.76%) Python
5 8 (11.76%) Ruby
6 7 (10.29%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) GDPR
2 7 (10.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.41%) Zend
3 13 (19.12%) Xamarin
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle
5 8 (11.76%) Teradata
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Google