The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 36 50 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.90% 2.40% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 8.93% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Median daily rate £438 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -12.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £173 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £300 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 90 112 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 27.11% 26.86% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.60% -5.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £17.10 £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £22.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Cardiff

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Cardiff

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Cardiff

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (70.00%) Coaching
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (70.00%) MSTest
2 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (70.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (70.00%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (70.00%) NUnit
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) OOP
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL

RDBMS
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (70.00%) MSTest
1 7 (70.00%) NUnit
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (70.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (30.00%) Flask
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (20.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Coaching
2 7 (70.00%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) OOP
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (40.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (20.00%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle