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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 82 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.03% 15.18% 16.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.40% 47.22% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 24
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £440 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +87.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
166 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.70% 32.14% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 56 48
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1145.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 44 (29.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (23.18%) T-SQL
4 33 (21.85%) Oracle
5 30 (19.87%) PL/SQL
5 30 (19.87%) ETL
6 28 (18.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (18.54%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (18.54%) Oracle Database
7 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (17.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (16.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 25 (16.56%) MicroStrategy
9 25 (16.56%) Finance
10 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
11 22 (14.57%) XML
11 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (13.91%) C#
12 21 (13.91%) Migration
13 18 (11.92%) SAS
13 18 (11.92%) jQuery
14 17 (11.26%) Data Migration
14 17 (11.26%) .NET
15 16 (10.60%) HTML
15 16 (10.60%) CSS
15 16 (10.60%) HTML5
15 16 (10.60%) Ajax
15 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (10.60%) CSS3

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (11.92%) SAS
2 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.97%) Apache
4 4 (2.65%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.65%) Lync
5 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.99%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Office
3 4 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.66%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) LAN
1 4 (2.65%) WAN
2 3 (1.99%) IP Telephony
2 3 (1.99%) NAS
2 3 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.99%) Network Security
2 3 (1.99%) Wireless
2 3 (1.99%) MPLS
2 3 (1.99%) Intranet
2 3 (1.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 44 (29.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (18.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 28 (18.54%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (18.54%) Oracle Database
4 27 (17.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (17.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (16.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (7.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (6.62%) DTS
10 9 (5.96%) DB2
11 8 (5.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (3.97%) MySQL
12 6 (3.97%) MS Access
13 4 (2.65%) Cognos Powerplay
13 4 (2.65%) Data Mining
13 4 (2.65%) Star Schema
13 4 (2.65%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.65%) Selenium
5 2 (1.32%) Toad
5 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.66%) Hudson
6 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) Subversion
6 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 14 (9.27%) Banking
3 9 (5.96%) Retail
4 4 (2.65%) Back Office
4 4 (2.65%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Marketing
5 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (55.63%) Developer
2 36 (23.84%) Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.61%) Tester
5 12 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (7.28%) Microstrategy Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Consultant
10 6 (3.97%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.97%) MI Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) MicroStrategy Consultant
11 5 (3.31%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) DBA
12 4 (2.65%) Architect
12 4 (2.65%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) Business Developer
13 3 (1.99%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.57%) XML
2 18 (11.92%) jQuery
3 17 (11.26%) .NET
4 16 (10.60%) HTML
4 16 (10.60%) CSS
4 16 (10.60%) HTML5
4 16 (10.60%) Ajax
4 16 (10.60%) CSS3
5 13 (8.61%) SOAP
5 13 (8.61%) Web Services
6 11 (7.28%) WCF
7 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.97%) JSON
9 6 (3.97%) REST
10 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (1.99%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.28%) NHS
3 9 (5.96%) Credit Risk
3 9 (5.96%) Replication
4 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.66%) Open Source
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.97%) UNIX
2 5 (3.31%) Windows
3 3 (1.99%) AIX
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.87%) ETL
2 26 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.91%) Migration
5 17 (11.26%) Data Migration
6 15 (9.93%) MVC
7 13 (8.61%) Analytics
8 11 (7.28%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.62%) TDD
10 9 (5.96%) CRM
10 9 (5.96%) Scrum
11 8 (5.30%) Change Control
12 7 (4.64%) Information Security
13 6 (3.97%) Web Design
13 6 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.97%) OO
13 6 (3.97%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (3.97%) BDD
14 5 (3.31%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.18%) T-SQL
2 30 (19.87%) PL/SQL
3 21 (13.91%) C#
4 15 (9.93%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.62%) PHP
6 7 (4.64%) VBA
6 7 (4.64%) Java
7 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 4 (2.65%) VB
9 3 (1.99%) Korn
9 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) PHP5
11 1 (0.66%) PHP4
11 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) CISSP
3 1 (0.66%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
3 1 (0.66%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Windows Intune
1 3 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (21.85%) Oracle
2 25 (16.56%) MicroStrategy
3 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.28%) Cognos
5 9 (5.96%) Teradata
6 6 (3.97%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.65%) Cisco
8 3 (1.99%) Remedy
8 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.99%) Juniper
9 2 (1.32%) Informatica
9 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 2 (1.32%) Aprimo
10 1 (0.66%) Tableau
10 1 (0.66%) Google
10 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.66%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.66%) Zend
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix
10 1 (0.66%) VMware
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