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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL 54 88 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.69% 30.56% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 59.06% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 36
Median daily rate £325 £315 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £429 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -29.68%
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
171 149 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 59.17% 51.74% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 115 108
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 71 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.48%) SQL Server
3 43 (26.06%) Microsoft
4 41 (24.85%) Java
5 33 (20.00%) Oracle
5 33 (20.00%) jQuery
6 31 (18.79%) OO
6 31 (18.79%) TDD
7 30 (18.18%) Selenium
8 29 (17.58%) Unix
8 29 (17.58%) XML
9 28 (16.97%) .NET
9 28 (16.97%) Software Engineering
9 28 (16.97%) Finance
10 25 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (15.15%) Perl
10 25 (15.15%) Windows
10 25 (15.15%) RESTful
11 24 (14.55%) Oracle Database
12 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
12 23 (13.94%) HTML
13 22 (13.33%) C#
13 22 (13.33%) Cucumber
13 22 (13.33%) MongoDB
13 22 (13.33%) NoSQL
14 20 (12.12%) Scala
14 20 (12.12%) Mojolicious
14 20 (12.12%) PL/SQL
14 20 (12.12%) Migration
15 19 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 11 (6.67%) Apache
2 8 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.85%) SAS
3 7 (4.24%) IIS
4 5 (3.03%) JBoss
4 5 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.82%) Confluence
6 3 (1.82%) FileNet
6 3 (1.82%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Moodle
7 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Gliffy
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) HTTP
1 3 (1.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) Firewall
2 2 (1.21%) LDAP
2 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.61%) SSH
3 1 (0.61%) VoIP
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (14.55%) Oracle Database
4 22 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 22 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 19 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (10.91%) Redis
7 16 (9.70%) Relational Database
8 14 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (8.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (7.27%) RDBMS
10 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (5.45%) MS Access
11 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (3.64%) Biml
13 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.03%) MySQL
13 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (18.18%) Selenium
2 22 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 14 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.48%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.88%) Subversion
5 12 (7.27%) JIRA
6 11 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (4.24%) JUnit
8 5 (3.03%) DbUnit
8 5 (3.03%) JMeter
8 5 (3.03%) Spock
9 4 (2.42%) Burp Suite
9 4 (2.42%) Concordion
9 4 (2.42%) Maven
9 4 (2.42%) QAComplete
10 3 (1.82%) Ant
10 3 (1.82%) Hudson
11 2 (1.21%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (16.97%) Finance
2 15 (9.09%) Legal
3 5 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (1.82%) Advertising
4 3 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 86 (52.12%) Developer
2 40 (24.24%) Analyst
3 19 (11.52%) Test Analyst
4 17 (10.30%) SQL Analyst
5 16 (9.70%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.88%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.27%) DBA
8 12 (7.27%) Tester
9 11 (6.67%) Perl Developer
10 10 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.85%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) ETL Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Informatica Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (3.64%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.00%) jQuery
2 29 (17.58%) XML
3 28 (16.97%) .NET
4 25 (15.15%) RESTful
5 23 (13.94%) HTML
6 20 (12.12%) Mojolicious
7 18 (10.91%) Kafka
8 15 (9.09%) Web Services
9 14 (8.48%) .NET Framework
10 13 (7.88%) Entity Framework
11 11 (6.67%) SOAP
12 10 (6.06%) CSS
12 10 (6.06%) LINQ
12 10 (6.06%) WinForms
13 8 (4.85%) OAuth2
13 8 (4.85%) WCF
14 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.64%) Spring
15 5 (3.03%) Hibernate
15 5 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) NHS
2 7 (4.24%) Clustering
3 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.82%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.21%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) PACS
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.58%) Unix
2 25 (15.15%) Windows
3 10 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.03%) Linux
7 4 (2.42%) AIX
8 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) OO
2 31 (18.79%) TDD
3 28 (16.97%) Software Engineering
4 20 (12.12%) Migration
5 18 (10.91%) Scrum
6 17 (10.30%) Data Migration
7 16 (9.70%) OOP
7 16 (9.70%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.88%) Data Mapping
8 13 (7.88%) V-Model
9 12 (7.27%) ETL
9 12 (7.27%) MVC
10 11 (6.67%) SDLC
11 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.45%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.85%) CRM
13 7 (4.24%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.85%) Java
2 25 (15.15%) Perl
3 22 (13.33%) C#
4 20 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 20 (12.12%) Scala
5 19 (11.52%) Go
5 19 (11.52%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.24%) PHP
8 5 (3.03%) ANSI SQL
8 5 (3.03%) C++
9 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.82%) C
10 3 (1.82%) Ruby
10 3 (1.82%) VC++
11 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.21%) Python
11 2 (1.21%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.27%) ISTQB
2 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.45%) ISEB
4 7 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.42%) Degree
6 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.21%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.21%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.42%) vSphere
3 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.00%) Oracle
3 12 (7.27%) Teradata
4 11 (6.67%) Informatica
5 5 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.42%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.82%) Adobe
7 3 (1.82%) ILOG
7 3 (1.82%) Splunk
7 3 (1.82%) VMware
7 3 (1.82%) Zend
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) Citrix
8 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos
9 1 (0.61%) Kofax
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.61%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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