The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 69 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.56% 20.24% 27.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.88% 71.83% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 46
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.84% 28.17% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 51 54
Average daily rate £300 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
SQL
South Wales

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 37 (30.58%) Java
2 32 (26.45%) Finance
3 28 (23.14%) HTML
4 26 (21.49%) Web Services
5 25 (20.66%) XML
5 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
6 24 (19.83%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.01%) Spring
7 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
7 23 (19.01%) SOAP
8 22 (18.18%) Scrum
9 19 (15.70%) Maven
9 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (15.70%) Banking
9 19 (15.70%) UNIX
9 19 (15.70%) Oracle
10 17 (14.05%) .NET
10 17 (14.05%) TDD
11 16 (13.22%) Hibernate
11 16 (13.22%) J2EE
11 16 (13.22%) Ant
11 16 (13.22%) Apache Ivy
12 15 (12.40%) UML
13 14 (11.57%) CRM
13 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
13 14 (11.57%) CSS
13 14 (11.57%) Dynamics CRM
13 14 (11.57%) Relational Database
14 13 (10.74%) Selenium
14 13 (10.74%) Test Automation

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.79%) Lync
3 7 (5.79%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) CMS
4 6 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.65%) SAS
8 1 (0.83%) FileNet
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) SPSS
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) FastStats
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.79%) SaaS
3 3 (2.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) 2G
1 7 (5.79%) 3G
1 7 (5.79%) 4G
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
3 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.31%) VPN
4 3 (2.48%) DNS
4 3 (2.48%) SSL
4 3 (2.48%) SAN
4 3 (2.48%) HTTP
4 3 (2.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) L2TP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.65%) DB2
10 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.65%) MS Access
11 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Maven
2 16 (13.22%) Ant
2 16 (13.22%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (10.74%) Selenium
4 12 (9.92%) JIRA
5 10 (8.26%) SoapUI
6 9 (7.44%) eggPlant
7 8 (6.61%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.79%) Toad
8 7 (5.79%) Subversion
9 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.13%) JUnit
11 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.48%) Hudson
12 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.48%) JBehave
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (42.98%) Developer
2 32 (26.45%) Analyst
3 24 (19.83%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Perl Developer
5 7 (5.79%) QA Leader
6 6 (4.96%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.13%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.13%) MI Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.48%) Consultant
9 3 (2.48%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.48%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) HTML
2 26 (21.49%) Web Services
3 25 (20.66%) XML
4 23 (19.01%) SOAP
4 23 (19.01%) Spring
5 17 (14.05%) .NET
6 16 (13.22%) J2EE
6 16 (13.22%) Hibernate
7 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.57%) CSS
8 10 (8.26%) RESTful
8 10 (8.26%) REST
9 7 (5.79%) Mojolicious
9 7 (5.79%) jQuery
9 7 (5.79%) J2ME
9 7 (5.79%) WAP
10 6 (4.96%) Struts
10 6 (4.96%) OAuth
11 5 (4.13%) Servlets
12 4 (3.31%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.79%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (5.79%) Handset
3 6 (4.96%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.48%) GIS
4 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.48%) iSeries
5 2 (1.65%) Statistics
5 2 (1.65%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) UNIX
2 12 (9.92%) Windows
3 11 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.48%) AIX
5 2 (1.65%) OS/400
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Scrum
2 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) TDD
4 15 (12.40%) UML
5 14 (11.57%) CRM
6 13 (10.74%) OO
6 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.92%) BDD
7 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.09%) RAD
9 9 (7.44%) Workflow
9 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.44%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.61%) Manual Testing
10 8 (6.61%) Migration
10 8 (6.61%) Document Management
11 7 (5.79%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.79%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (4.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) Java
2 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.09%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.79%) Perl
5 7 (5.79%) VBA
5 7 (5.79%) Scala
6 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.31%) VB
8 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.48%) XQuery
8 3 (2.48%) XPath
8 3 (2.48%) Groovy
8 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) VBScript
9 2 (1.65%) COBOL
9 2 (1.65%) RPG
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) MCTS
4 2 (1.65%) MCITP
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) MCSE
4 2 (1.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) UAG
3 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.31%) Kibana
3 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.65%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.70%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) HP
4 7 (5.79%) Sun
4 7 (5.79%) Apple
5 5 (4.13%) Teradata
5 5 (4.13%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.31%) VMware
7 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) McAfee
8 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) LANDesk
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £45 per day
Posted: 25 days ago