Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 18 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 +42 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 89 119 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.92% 8.46% 3.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.31% 32.16% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 45
Wales median daily rate £400 £460 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +41.54% -10.34%
10th Percentile £311 £200 £210
90th Percentile £600 £560 £400
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +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 399 370 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.00% 26.32% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 266 338
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £263 £185 £255
90th Percentile £575 £561 £488
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +6.47% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +62.04% +23.85%
10th Percentile £16.75 £17.11 £18.36
90th Percentile £49.52 £61.25 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.23% -6.07% +9.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -13 54 £395 -12.22% 8
West Wales +3 25 £568 +17.92% 1
North Wales 0 1 £363 -19.44% 2
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.81%) Java
3 39 (43.82%) MongoDB
4 38 (42.70%) SQL
4 38 (42.70%) RDBMS
5 31 (34.83%) REST
6 29 (32.58%) Open Source
6 29 (32.58%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (32.58%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
8 26 (29.21%) Collaborative Working
9 24 (26.97%) Linux
9 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
10 23 (25.84%) Software Delivery
10 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (24.72%) Dropwizard
12 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
13 19 (21.35%) Unit Testing
13 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
13 19 (21.35%) Coaching
14 18 (20.22%) Play Framework
14 18 (20.22%) Event Store
14 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
14 18 (20.22%) Web Services
15 17 (19.10%) Domain-Driven Design
15 17 (19.10%) Ansible
16 16 (17.98%) BPSS Clearance
16 16 (17.98%) LINQ
16 16 (17.98%) Google Analytics
16 16 (17.98%) Analytics

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 (4.49%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.98%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.37%) npm
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (43.82%) MongoDB
2 38 (42.70%) RDBMS
3 29 (32.58%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (20.22%) Event Store
5 12 (13.48%) MySQL
5 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (11.24%) MariaDB
7 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.49%) Ingres
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (3.37%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.25%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.12%) MS Access
11 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.98%) MSTest
2 16 (17.98%) NUnit
3 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.37%) Gradle
5 3 (3.37%) Grunt
5 3 (3.37%) gulp
5 3 (3.37%) JProfiler
5 3 (3.37%) JUnit
5 3 (3.37%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (2.25%) Local Government
2 1 (1.12%) Back Office
2 1 (1.12%) Electronics
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.12%) Marketing
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.85%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) DBA
4 13 (14.61%) Administrator
4 13 (14.61%) SQL Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 11 (12.36%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.99%) MySQL DBA
7 7 (7.87%) Database Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.62%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (3.37%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Payments Architect
12 2 (2.25%) Ingres Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Technical Specialist
12 2 (2.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) REST
2 22 (24.72%) Dropwizard
3 18 (20.22%) Play Framework
3 18 (20.22%) Web Services
4 16 (17.98%) .NET
4 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
4 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
4 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
4 16 (17.98%) LINQ
5 14 (15.73%) jQuery
5 14 (15.73%) Spring
6 11 (12.36%) HTML
6 11 (12.36%) SOAP
7 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
7 9 (10.11%) XML
8 8 (8.99%) Kafka
8 8 (8.99%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.74%) J2EE
10 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Replication
2 9 (10.11%) Digital Wallet
3 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.62%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.25%) iSeries
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Linux
2 15 (16.85%) Unix
3 11 (12.36%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.62%) Windows
5 4 (4.49%) AIX
6 2 (2.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) Open Source
3 26 (29.21%) Collaborative Working
4 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (25.84%) Software Delivery
5 19 (21.35%) Coaching
5 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
5 19 (21.35%) Unit Testing
6 17 (19.10%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (17.98%) Analytics
7 16 (17.98%) MVC
7 16 (17.98%) OOP
8 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.24%) Data Security
9 10 (11.24%) Microservices
9 10 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (11.24%) Task Automation
10 8 (8.99%) Database Tuning
10 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) SQL
3 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.24%) Go
5 9 (10.11%) Perl
6 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) C
7 3 (3.37%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) Ingres ABF
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) XPath
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (14.61%) Degree
3 13 (14.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.25%) MCSA
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.11%) GDPR
2 9 (10.11%) PSD2
3 4 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) Ansible
2 10 (11.24%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) Google
3 11 (12.36%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Perforce
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Teradata
5 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau