The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 3 months to 24 April 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.

Relational Database
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 51 20
Rank change year-on-year +16 -31  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 3 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.93% 2.46% 6.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 8.11% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 15
Median daily rate £343 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.13% -17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £330 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £41.50 £40.60
% change year-on-year -59.03% +2.21%  

Relational Database 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 84 111 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.09% 30.33% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 66
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.63 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.71% +3.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Cardiff

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Cardiff

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Cardiff

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) REST
5 12 (50.00%) Neo4j
5 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 12 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (50.00%) JAX-RS
5 12 (50.00%) Dropwizard
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (50.00%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 12 (50.00%) HTTP
5 12 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (50.00%) Web Design
5 12 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (50.00%) JSON
6 11 (45.83%) Spring
6 11 (45.83%) Kafka
6 11 (45.83%) Microservices
6 11 (45.83%) Spring Boot
6 11 (45.83%) RESTful
7 10 (41.67%) iXBRL
7 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 10 (41.67%) Go
7 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft

Relational Database
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Tornado
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (29.17%) MSBuild
2 7 (29.17%) MSTest
2 7 (29.17%) NUnit
2 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) REST
2 12 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 12 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 12 (50.00%) JSON
3 11 (45.83%) Kafka
3 11 (45.83%) RESTful
3 11 (45.83%) Spring
3 11 (45.83%) Spring Boot
4 10 (41.67%) iXBRL
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
5 7 (29.17%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Life Science
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Web Design
4 11 (45.83%) Microservices
5 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) Coaching
5 7 (29.17%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) OOP
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (16.67%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Go
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP