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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 58 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.59% 18.35% 17.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.40% 41.76% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 52
Median daily rate £275 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £28.13 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +14.79%
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
125 170 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.23% 43.93% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 129 99
Median daily rate £375 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.64 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.09%) SQL Server
3 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 33 (24.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (20.15%) Finance
5 27 (20.15%) Java
6 24 (17.91%) Oracle
6 24 (17.91%) Migration
6 24 (17.91%) Selenium
7 23 (17.16%) Data Migration
7 23 (17.16%) .NET
8 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (15.67%) XML
10 20 (14.93%) Data Mapping
11 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
11 19 (14.18%) jQuery
11 19 (14.18%) Windows
11 19 (14.18%) C#
12 18 (13.43%) HTML
12 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.43%) Scrum
12 18 (13.43%) Oracle Database
13 17 (12.69%) SDLC
13 17 (12.69%) T-SQL
13 17 (12.69%) OO
14 16 (11.94%) Unix
14 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL
15 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
15 15 (11.19%) JIRA
15 15 (11.19%) MS Excel

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 (8.21%) Apache
2 10 (7.46%) SAS
3 6 (4.48%) IIS
4 5 (3.73%) JBoss
4 5 (3.73%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.24%) Confluence
6 3 (2.24%) FileNet
6 3 (2.24%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.75%) Moodle
8 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) Gliffy
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) LDAP
1 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) LAN
2 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.75%) VoIP
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (13.43%) Oracle Database
5 14 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (6.72%) Biml
8 9 (6.72%) RDBMS
8 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
9 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
9 8 (5.97%) Oracle9i Database
9 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (5.22%) MS Access
10 7 (5.22%) Redis
11 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (17.91%) Selenium
2 15 (11.19%) JIRA
3 12 (8.96%) Visual Studio
4 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (7.46%) JMeter
6 9 (6.72%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (5.97%) Subversion
8 7 (5.22%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.22%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.22%) JUnit
9 5 (3.73%) DbUnit
9 5 (3.73%) Spock
10 4 (2.99%) Burp Suite
10 4 (2.99%) Concordion
10 4 (2.99%) QAComplete
11 3 (2.24%) Ant
11 3 (2.24%) Hudson
11 3 (2.24%) Maven
12 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Back Office
2 5 (3.73%) Legal
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 57 (42.54%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) Analyst
3 17 (12.69%) Test Analyst
4 16 (11.94%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.96%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) DBA
7 10 (7.46%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.72%) Perl Developer
9 7 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.22%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Data Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Data Migration Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.22%) SSIS Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Tester
10 6 (4.48%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.73%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.73%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.16%) .NET
2 21 (15.67%) XML
3 19 (14.18%) jQuery
4 18 (13.43%) HTML
5 11 (8.21%) .NET Framework
5 11 (8.21%) Entity Framework
6 10 (7.46%) CSS
7 9 (6.72%) Kafka
7 9 (6.72%) RESTful
7 9 (6.72%) SOAP
7 9 (6.72%) WinForms
8 8 (5.97%) LINQ
9 7 (5.22%) Mojolicious
10 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.73%) JSTS
10 5 (3.73%) WCF
10 5 (3.73%) Web Services
11 4 (2.99%) Ajax
11 4 (2.99%) Middleware
11 4 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) NHS
2 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.97%) Clustering
3 4 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.24%) Replication
5 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.49%) iPad
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.75%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.75%) PACS
6 1 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Unix
3 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.99%) AIX
7 3 (2.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) Migration
3 23 (17.16%) Data Migration
4 20 (14.93%) Data Mapping
5 18 (13.43%) Scrum
6 17 (12.69%) OO
6 17 (12.69%) SDLC
7 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.45%) OOP
8 14 (10.45%) TDD
8 14 (10.45%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (7.46%) ETL
11 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.97%) Data Analysis
12 8 (5.97%) Test Strategy
13 7 (5.22%) Performance Testing
13 7 (5.22%) V-Model
13 7 (5.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.15%) Java
2 19 (14.18%) C#
3 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.69%) T-SQL
5 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.96%) Perl
7 7 (5.22%) Go
7 7 (5.22%) Scala
8 6 (4.48%) PHP
9 5 (3.73%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.99%) VB
10 4 (2.99%) VBA
11 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.24%) C
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) Python
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) ISEB
3 8 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.91%) Oracle
3 8 (5.97%) Teradata
4 7 (5.22%) Informatica
4 7 (5.22%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.24%) Adobe
6 3 (2.24%) Cognos
6 3 (2.24%) Guidewire
6 3 (2.24%) ILOG
6 3 (2.24%) Splunk
6 3 (2.24%) Zend
7 2 (1.49%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.49%) Rally
7 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Kofax
8 1 (0.75%) Tableau
8 1 (0.75%) Veritas
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Cardiff Metropolitan University
Rate: From £32,600 to £36,672 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago