Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 26 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31 -9
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 86 67 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.58% 5.80% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.16% 21.20% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 41 14
Wales median daily rate £450 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +26.92%
10th Percentile £323 £230 £231
90th Percentile £590 £525 £509
UK median daily rate £482 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +7.11% +4.65% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.80% -
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £26.99 £36.00
% change year-on-year +50.04% -25.02% -10.00%

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 388 316 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.18% 27.34% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 201 181
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £203
90th Percentile £554 £545 £519
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Wales median hourly rate £11.88 £19.88 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.25% +5.30% -36.02%
10th Percentile £10.73 £16.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £12.63 £24.03 £25.50
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £29.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year -2.74% -1.47% +4.57%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 76 £450 +20.81% 17
West Wales +6 7 £613 +19.51% 1
North Wales +2 2 £370 +2.07% 1
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 69 (80.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Test Automation
3 43 (50.00%) Web Services
4 42 (48.84%) Software Engineering
5 39 (45.35%) RDBMS
6 38 (44.19%) Scrum
6 38 (44.19%) TDD
7 35 (40.70%) Kanban
7 35 (40.70%) Project Management
7 35 (40.70%) SOA
7 35 (40.70%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (40.70%) PHP
8 33 (38.37%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 33 (38.37%) Customer-Centricity
9 31 (36.05%) SQL
10 28 (32.56%) Zend
11 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
12 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (22.09%) Oracle
15 18 (20.93%) .NET
16 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
16 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (18.60%) Java
18 15 (17.44%) Python
18 15 (17.44%) MVC
18 15 (17.44%) MSTest
18 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
18 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (16.28%) Android Development

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 (2.33%) Apache
1 2 (2.33%) SAS
1 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.35%) RDBMS
2 35 (40.70%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
5 12 (13.95%) MySQL
6 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (9.30%) Event Store
8 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.33%) Redis
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MSTest
2 14 (16.28%) NUnit
3 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (67.44%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) PHP Developer
3 27 (31.40%) Software Engineer
4 23 (26.74%) PHP Software Engineer
5 22 (25.58%) Agile Developer
6 20 (23.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 20 (23.26%) PHP Zend Developer
7 14 (16.28%) Architect
8 12 (13.95%) .NET Developer
8 12 (13.95%) Database Architect
8 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Xamarin Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
13 3 (3.49%) Lead .NET Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Lead Software Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.00%) Web Services
2 18 (20.93%) .NET
3 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (15.12%) .NET Framework
5 12 (13.95%) Entity Framework
5 12 (13.95%) LINQ
6 10 (11.63%) WPF
7 9 (10.47%) REST
8 8 (9.30%) Dropwizard
8 8 (9.30%) Play Framework
9 6 (6.98%) Laravel
9 6 (6.98%) Symfony
10 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.49%) HTML
11 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
11 2 (2.33%) Spring
11 2 (2.33%) Struts
11 2 (2.33%) XML
11 2 (2.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.98%) NHS
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Android
1 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.79%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (80.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Test Automation
3 42 (48.84%) Software Engineering
4 38 (44.19%) Scrum
4 38 (44.19%) TDD
5 35 (40.70%) Kanban
5 35 (40.70%) Project Management
5 35 (40.70%) SOA
6 33 (38.37%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 33 (38.37%) Customer-Centricity
7 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (17.44%) MVC
8 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
9 14 (16.28%) Android Development
9 14 (16.28%) iOS Development
9 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
10 13 (15.12%) High Availability
10 13 (15.12%) OOP
11 11 (12.79%) Coaching
12 8 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) PHP
2 31 (36.05%) SQL
3 16 (18.60%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) Python
5 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
6 13 (15.12%) C++
7 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
7 12 (13.95%) Ruby
8 10 (11.63%) XAML
9 8 (9.30%) Java 8
10 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
11 5 (5.81%) C#
12 2 (2.33%) Perl
12 2 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) GDPR
2 11 (12.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Zend
2 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.09%) Oracle
4 13 (15.12%) Xamarin
5 12 (13.95%) Teradata
6 1 (1.16%) Apple
6 1 (1.16%) Google