The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL 51 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.35% 22.22% 15.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.17% 46.25% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 45
Median daily rate £315 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £452 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
SQL
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 160 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.16% 48.05% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 126 109
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL 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 SQL.

1 66 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.51%) SQL Server
3 42 (28.77%) Microsoft
4 36 (24.66%) Java
5 32 (21.92%) jQuery
6 31 (21.23%) Selenium
7 28 (19.18%) .NET
7 28 (19.18%) Oracle
8 27 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (17.81%) TDD
9 26 (17.81%) Unix
9 26 (17.81%) OO
9 26 (17.81%) Finance
10 24 (16.44%) XML
10 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
11 23 (15.75%) Windows
11 23 (15.75%) Perl
11 23 (15.75%) C#
11 23 (15.75%) HTML
12 22 (15.07%) Oracle Database
13 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
13 21 (14.38%) MongoDB
13 21 (14.38%) NoSQL
14 20 (13.70%) RESTful
14 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
14 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (13.70%) Scrum
15 19 (13.01%) PL/SQL
15 19 (13.01%) T-SQL
15 19 (13.01%) Scala

SQL
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 10 (6.85%) Apache
2 8 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.48%) IIS
2 8 (5.48%) SAS
3 5 (3.42%) JBoss
3 5 (3.42%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.05%) Confluence
5 3 (2.05%) FileNet
5 3 (2.05%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.68%) Moodle
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) HTTP
1 2 (1.37%) LDAP
1 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.68%) VoIP
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (15.07%) Oracle Database
4 21 (14.38%) MongoDB
4 21 (14.38%) NoSQL
5 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (11.64%) Redis
7 13 (8.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
8 12 (8.22%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (7.53%) RDBMS
9 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (6.16%) MS Access
12 6 (4.11%) Biml
12 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.42%) Data Mining
13 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (21.23%) Selenium
2 18 (12.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (8.90%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.22%) JIRA
4 12 (8.22%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.48%) Subversion
6 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.79%) JMeter
7 6 (4.11%) JUnit
8 5 (3.42%) DbUnit
8 5 (3.42%) Spock
9 4 (2.74%) Burp Suite
9 4 (2.74%) Concordion
9 4 (2.74%) QAComplete
10 3 (2.05%) Ant
10 3 (2.05%) Hudson
10 3 (2.05%) Maven
11 2 (1.37%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Legal
3 5 (3.42%) Back Office
4 4 (2.74%) Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 75 (51.37%) Developer
2 38 (26.03%) Analyst
3 17 (11.64%) SQL Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Test Analyst
5 13 (8.90%) .NET Developer
5 13 (8.90%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (8.22%) DBA
6 12 (8.22%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.53%) Perl Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.48%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.79%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Tester
12 5 (3.42%) PHP Developer
13 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.92%) jQuery
2 28 (19.18%) .NET
3 24 (16.44%) XML
4 23 (15.75%) HTML
5 20 (13.70%) RESTful
6 19 (13.01%) Mojolicious
7 17 (11.64%) Kafka
8 14 (9.59%) .NET Framework
9 13 (8.90%) Entity Framework
10 11 (7.53%) CSS
10 11 (7.53%) WinForms
11 10 (6.85%) LINQ
11 10 (6.85%) SOAP
12 8 (5.48%) OAuth2
12 8 (5.48%) WCF
13 7 (4.79%) Web Services
14 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET
15 5 (3.42%) Ajax
15 5 (3.42%) HTML5
15 5 (3.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) NHS
2 8 (5.48%) Clustering
3 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.05%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.05%) Replication
6 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.37%) iPad
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.68%) PACS
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.81%) Unix
2 23 (15.75%) Windows
3 9 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) AIX
6 4 (2.74%) Linux
7 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.81%) OO
2 26 (17.81%) TDD
3 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
4 20 (13.70%) Scrum
5 17 (11.64%) Migration
6 16 (10.96%) OOP
6 16 (10.96%) Unit Testing
7 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.27%) Data Migration
8 12 (8.22%) Data Mapping
8 12 (8.22%) SDLC
9 9 (6.16%) CRM
9 9 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.16%) V-Model
10 8 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.48%) MVC
11 7 (4.79%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.79%) ETL
12 6 (4.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.66%) Java
2 23 (15.75%) C#
2 23 (15.75%) Perl
3 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.01%) PL/SQL
4 19 (13.01%) Scala
4 19 (13.01%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.33%) Go
6 6 (4.11%) PHP
7 5 (3.42%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (2.74%) VB
8 4 (2.74%) VBA
9 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.05%) C
9 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) ISEB
3 7 (4.79%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.37%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.18%) Oracle
3 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.42%) Teradata
4 4 (2.74%) Informatica
4 4 (2.74%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.05%) Adobe
5 3 (2.05%) Cognos
5 3 (2.05%) ILOG
5 3 (2.05%) Splunk
5 3 (2.05%) Zend
6 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) Kofax
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.68%) VMware
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