Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SQL Developer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 +29
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 20 13 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.13% 2.29% 7.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 2.35% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 62
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £240 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -26.15% -3.70%
10th Percentile £176 £171 £227
90th Percentile £415 £393 £366
South Wales median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 615 554 841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.71% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 412 688
Cardiff median daily rate £364 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £167 £175 £207
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.88 £36.55 £19.80
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.93% -0.73% +12.50%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Cardiff

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (60.00%) .NET
6 10 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (50.00%) OOP
6 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) LINQ
6 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) C#
8 8 (40.00%) Degree
8 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 6 (30.00%) WinForms
10 6 (30.00%) MVC
10 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (30.00%) Windows
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (30.00%) WCF
10 6 (30.00%) Code First Entity Framework

SQL Developer Skill Set
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 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (15.00%) Star Schema
6 1 (5.00%) DTS
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (20.00%) MSTest
3 4 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 10 (50.00%) LINQ
3 6 (30.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 6 (30.00%) WCF
3 6 (30.00%) WinForms
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) Apache FOP
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (5.00%) RESTful
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
8 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) OOP
2 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Informatics
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) MVVM
6 4 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Informatica
3 2 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (5.00%) RedGate
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau