Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 38 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 +43 -40
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 80 61 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.36% 4.60% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.00% 18.65% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 40 12
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +27.66% -5.24%
10th Percentile £310 £226 £229
90th Percentile £547 £551 £398
UK median daily rate £479 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.44% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Wales median hourly rate - £27.82 -
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £16.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year +146.20% -54.31% +2.86%

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 381 327 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.54% 24.68% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 216 205
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £285 £208 £208
90th Percentile £531 £531 £503
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Wales median hourly rate - £32.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.61% -43.12%
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -4 77 £425 +13.33% 16
North Wales +4 2 £370 +2.07% 1
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.75%) Test Automation
3 39 (48.75%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (47.50%) Project Management
4 38 (47.50%) Scrum
4 38 (47.50%) TDD
5 37 (46.25%) Software Engineering
5 37 (46.25%) SOA
5 37 (46.25%) Web Services
5 37 (46.25%) PHP
6 36 (45.00%) RDBMS
6 36 (45.00%) Kanban
7 34 (42.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 34 (42.50%) Customer-Centricity
8 29 (36.25%) SQL
9 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
10 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
11 21 (26.25%) Oracle
11 21 (26.25%) Zend
12 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (20.00%) High Availability
14 15 (18.75%) Python
15 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
15 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
16 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (16.25%) C++
16 13 (16.25%) MySQL
17 12 (15.00%) GDPR
17 12 (15.00%) .NET
17 12 (15.00%) Teradata

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 2 (2.50%) Apache
1 2 (2.50%) SAS
1 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Moodle
2 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (45.00%) RDBMS
3 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.25%) MySQL
5 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (2.50%) Redis
11 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MSTest
1 9 (11.25%) NUnit
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.25%) Back Office
1 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Developer
2 33 (41.25%) PHP Developer
3 24 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 20 (25.00%) PHP Software Engineer
5 19 (23.75%) Agile Developer
6 17 (21.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 14 (17.50%) Architect
8 13 (16.25%) PHP Zend Developer
9 12 (15.00%) Database Architect
10 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
11 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
12 6 (7.50%) DBA
12 6 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (7.50%) SQL DBA
12 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
13 4 (5.00%) Analyst
13 4 (5.00%) SOA Developer
14 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
14 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.25%) Web Services
2 12 (15.00%) .NET
3 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (11.25%) Entity Framework
4 9 (11.25%) LINQ
5 6 (7.50%) Laravel
5 6 (7.50%) Symfony
6 5 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) jQuery
8 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.75%) EDI
8 3 (3.75%) EDIFACT
9 2 (2.50%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.50%) Apache Commons
9 2 (2.50%) Spring
9 2 (2.50%) Struts
9 2 (2.50%) Zend Framework
10 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) NHS
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) AIX
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.75%) Test Automation
3 38 (47.50%) Project Management
3 38 (47.50%) Scrum
3 38 (47.50%) TDD
4 37 (46.25%) SOA
4 37 (46.25%) Software Engineering
5 36 (45.00%) Kanban
6 34 (42.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 34 (42.50%) Customer-Centricity
7 16 (20.00%) High Availability
8 10 (12.50%) MVC
8 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Coaching
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.25%) OO
9 9 (11.25%) OOD
9 9 (11.25%) OOP
10 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) PHP
2 29 (36.25%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) Python
4 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 13 (16.25%) C++
6 12 (15.00%) Ruby
7 10 (12.50%) Java
8 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.75%) C#
10 2 (2.50%) R
10 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
4 1 (1.25%) MCTS
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) GDPR
2 11 (13.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Zend
3 12 (15.00%) Teradata
4 3 (3.75%) SAP