The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 68 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.55% 16.56% 16.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.62% 42.62% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 16
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £215 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £13.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +32.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.42%
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
116 122 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.88% 38.85% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 37
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £110.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.02% +622.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £21.33 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 55 (37.16%) SQL Server
2 41 (27.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (23.65%) T-SQL
3 35 (23.65%) Oracle
4 30 (20.27%) PL/SQL
4 30 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (19.59%) ETL
6 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (18.92%) Oracle Database
7 25 (16.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 25 (16.89%) C#
7 25 (16.89%) MicroStrategy
8 24 (16.22%) .NET
8 24 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (14.86%) XML
9 22 (14.86%) Migration
10 21 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (11.49%) Data Migration
11 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (11.49%) SharePoint
11 17 (11.49%) Finance
12 16 (10.81%) MVC
12 16 (10.81%) SAS
12 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (10.14%) Ajax
14 14 (9.46%) jQuery
14 14 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 17 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.81%) SAS
3 6 (4.05%) Apache
4 5 (3.38%) Lync
5 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.03%) IIS
5 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.03%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.35%) CMS
6 2 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) MS Project
4 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.38%) SaaS
3 3 (2.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) LAN
1 4 (2.70%) WAN
2 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.03%) NAS
2 3 (2.03%) Network Security
2 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
2 3 (2.03%) MPLS
2 3 (2.03%) Intranet
2 3 (2.03%) SAN
2 3 (2.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.16%) SQL Server
2 41 (27.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (18.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 28 (18.92%) Oracle Database
5 25 (16.89%) Oracle9i Database
6 24 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (11.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (6.08%) DB2
13 7 (4.73%) DTS
14 6 (4.05%) MS Access
15 4 (2.70%) Data Mining
15 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
16 3 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (8.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.70%) Selenium
4 3 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.03%) NUnit
5 2 (1.35%) Toad
5 2 (1.35%) Subversion
5 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (11.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Banking
3 6 (4.05%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Marketing
5 4 (2.70%) Back Office
6 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.03%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (52.70%) Developer
2 30 (20.27%) Analyst
3 29 (19.59%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Tester
5 12 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.43%) DBA
6 11 (7.43%) Microstrategy Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) SQL DBA
7 7 (4.73%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) Consultant
8 6 (4.05%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.38%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.70%) Architect
10 4 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (2.03%) CRM Analyst
11 3 (2.03%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.22%) .NET
2 22 (14.86%) XML
3 15 (10.14%) Ajax
4 14 (9.46%) jQuery
4 14 (9.46%) Web Services
5 13 (8.78%) HTML
5 13 (8.78%) CSS
5 13 (8.78%) SOAP
5 13 (8.78%) WCF
5 13 (8.78%) HTML5
5 13 (8.78%) CSS3
6 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.05%) JSON
9 5 (3.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (3.38%) REST
9 5 (3.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) NHS
1 12 (8.11%) Replication
2 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.41%) Credit Risk
4 7 (4.73%) Clustering
5 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 3 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.08%) UNIX
2 8 (5.41%) Windows
3 3 (2.03%) AIX
3 3 (2.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.59%) ETL
2 22 (14.86%) Migration
3 21 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.49%) Data Migration
5 16 (10.81%) MVC
6 13 (8.78%) Analytics
7 12 (8.11%) CRM
8 10 (6.76%) TDD
9 9 (6.08%) Scrum
10 8 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.73%) Information Security
11 7 (4.73%) ITIL
12 6 (4.05%) Web Design
12 6 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.38%) BDD
13 5 (3.38%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.38%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.38%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) T-SQL
2 30 (20.27%) PL/SQL
3 25 (16.89%) C#
4 14 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.73%) PHP
6 4 (2.70%) Perl
6 4 (2.70%) Java
7 3 (2.03%) Korn
7 3 (2.03%) VBA
7 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.35%) VB
8 2 (1.35%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.35%) VCP4
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CISSP
4 1 (0.68%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) COSO
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Windows Intune
1 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (23.65%) Oracle
2 28 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.89%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (6.08%) Teradata
5 5 (3.38%) Cognos
6 4 (2.70%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.03%) SAP
7 3 (2.03%) Remedy
7 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.03%) Juniper
8 2 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.35%) Aprimo
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau
9 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.68%) Google
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
9 1 (0.68%) Sage
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Connectus
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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LA International
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Connectus
Rate: £225 - £295 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Intapeople
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago