The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Server Developer
South Wales > Cardiff
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 0.36% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Cardiff median daily rate - £275 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.98%  
South Wales median daily rate - £288 £438
% change year-on-year - -34.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 269 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.15% 96.76% 97.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 597 886
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £175 £194 £186
90th Percentile £525 £513 £455
South Wales median daily rate £358 £375 £356
% change year-on-year -4.53% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 32 32
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.86 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% +8.04%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.75 £8.63
90th Percentile £37.25 £19.00 £17.50
South Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Cardiff

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Cardiff

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Star Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL