Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 33 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 86 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.67% 5.12% 2.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.92% 20.67% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 26
Wales median daily rate £395 £455 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +42.75% -8.93%
10th Percentile £303 £186 £225
90th Percentile £551 £568 £400
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +24.62% -21.69% +2.22%

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 411 329 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.09% 24.79% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 227 213
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £281 £185 £219
90th Percentile £525 £550 £448
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 22
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £35.14 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.19% +43.41% +8.89%
10th Percentile £34.88 £16.13 £13.10
90th Percentile £50.09 £57.75 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year +17.24% +14.99% -15.93%

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 April 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 April 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 +8 73 £395 -4.24% 8
West Wales +3 7 £575 +6.48% 2
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.98%) RDBMS
3 44 (51.16%) SQL
4 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
5 25 (29.07%) Web Services
5 25 (29.07%) Mentoring
5 25 (29.07%) Coaching
6 24 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
7 22 (25.58%) OOP
7 22 (25.58%) .NET
7 22 (25.58%) NUnit
7 22 (25.58%) MVC
7 22 (25.58%) .NET Framework
7 22 (25.58%) LINQ
7 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (25.58%) MSTest
7 22 (25.58%) Entity Framework
7 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
7 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
8 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
9 19 (22.09%) Project Management
9 19 (22.09%) Scrum
10 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
11 17 (19.77%) Java
11 17 (19.77%) PHP
11 17 (19.77%) SOA
11 17 (19.77%) TDD
12 16 (18.60%) MySQL
12 16 (18.60%) Oracle

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 3 (3.49%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) Moodle
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
1 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (56.98%) RDBMS
2 24 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
4 16 (18.60%) MySQL
5 12 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (11.63%) MariaDB
6 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
7 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
8 8 (9.30%) Event Store
8 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (5.81%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.49%) Ingres
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.33%) Star Schema
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) MSTest
1 22 (25.58%) NUnit
2 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) .NET Developer
2 20 (23.26%) DBA
3 16 (18.60%) PHP Developer
3 16 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Administrator
5 12 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Software Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) SQL DBA
8 9 (10.47%) Agile Developer
9 8 (9.30%) MySQL DBA
10 7 (8.14%) Database Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) PHP Software Engineer
11 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Analyst
13 4 (4.65%) Architect
13 4 (4.65%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) Web Services
2 22 (25.58%) .NET
2 22 (25.58%) .NET Framework
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (25.58%) Entity Framework
2 22 (25.58%) LINQ
3 12 (13.95%) jQuery
4 10 (11.63%) XML
5 8 (9.30%) Dropwizard
5 8 (9.30%) Play Framework
5 8 (9.30%) REST
6 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (3.49%) EDI
7 3 (3.49%) EDIFACT
7 3 (3.49%) Spring
8 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.33%) Symfony
8 2 (2.33%) XSL
8 2 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Replication
2 7 (8.14%) Clustering
2 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) AIX
4 3 (3.49%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) CentOS
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) Coaching
2 25 (29.07%) Mentoring
3 22 (25.58%) MVC
3 22 (25.58%) OOP
3 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
3 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
4 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 19 (22.09%) Project Management
5 19 (22.09%) Scrum
6 17 (19.77%) SOA
6 17 (19.77%) TDD
7 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (18.60%) Kanban
7 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (17.44%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 15 (17.44%) Customer-Centricity
9 11 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (11.63%) Task Automation
11 9 (10.47%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) Java
2 17 (19.77%) PHP
3 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.47%) Java 8
6 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.65%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) C
8 3 (3.49%) C#
8 3 (3.49%) C++
8 3 (3.49%) Ingres ABF
8 3 (3.49%) Ruby
9 2 (2.33%) XPath
10 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) PSD2
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Galera Cluster
2 7 (8.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.60%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Google
3 6 (6.98%) Zend
4 5 (5.81%) Teradata
5 3 (3.49%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Informatica
6 2 (2.33%) VMware