The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for High Availability skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

High Availability
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing High Availability 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -37.01% +26.66%  

High Availability is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 337 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.61% 85.10% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 243 149
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

High Availability
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing High Availability as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for High Availability in Cardiff

High Availability
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing High Availability in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for High Availability in Cardiff

High Availability
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for High Availability in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing High Availability 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for High Availability.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

High Availability
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java