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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 87 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.61% 18.62% 17.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.79% 53.49% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 31
Average daily rate
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£350 £268 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.99 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +103.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
168 86 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.38% 34.82% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 57 61
Average daily rate £350 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £18.97 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £19.17 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (22.45%) T-SQL
4 30 (20.41%) XML
5 29 (19.73%) Finance
6 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 27 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (17.01%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (16.33%) C#
11 22 (14.97%) HTML
11 22 (14.97%) ETL
12 21 (14.29%) Oracle
13 20 (13.61%) Migration
14 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
15 18 (12.24%) PL/SQL
16 17 (11.56%) .NET
16 17 (11.56%) jQuery
16 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
17 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (10.88%) CSS
17 16 (10.88%) SOAP
17 16 (10.88%) Web Services
17 16 (10.88%) SAS
17 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (10.20%) MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (10.88%) SAS
2 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.08%) Apache
4 5 (3.40%) Lync
4 5 (3.40%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.04%) CMS
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 4 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) Office 365
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) SAN
2 4 (2.72%) LAN
2 4 (2.72%) WAN
3 3 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.04%) NAS
3 3 (2.04%) Network Security
3 3 (2.04%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.04%) DHCP
3 3 (2.04%) DNS
3 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.04%) VPN
3 3 (2.04%) Wireless
3 3 (2.04%) MPLS
4 2 (1.36%) Intranet
4 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (17.01%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
7 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (8.84%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (5.44%) DTS
11 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
12 6 (4.08%) MySQL
12 6 (4.08%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.40%) Data Mining
13 5 (3.40%) MS Access
14 4 (2.72%) Star Schema
14 4 (2.72%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 13 (8.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.04%) Selenium
5 2 (1.36%) Toad
5 2 (1.36%) NUnit
5 2 (1.36%) Subversion
5 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Banking
3 9 (6.12%) Retail
4 4 (2.72%) Back Office
4 4 (2.72%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (54.42%) Developer
2 40 (27.21%) Analyst
3 25 (17.01%) SQL Developer
4 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.12%) MI Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Microstrategy Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) DBA
10 5 (3.40%) Tester
11 4 (2.72%) Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.72%) MicroStrategy Consultant
11 4 (2.72%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.41%) XML
2 22 (14.97%) HTML
3 17 (11.56%) .NET
3 17 (11.56%) jQuery
4 16 (10.88%) CSS
4 16 (10.88%) SOAP
4 16 (10.88%) Web Services
5 15 (10.20%) HTML5
5 15 (10.20%) CSS3
6 13 (8.84%) Ajax
7 12 (8.16%) WCF
8 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.76%) REST
10 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.76%) Spring
10 7 (4.76%) J2EE
11 6 (4.08%) JSON
12 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) Replication
2 9 (6.12%) NHS
3 8 (5.44%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.40%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.72%) User Experience
5 4 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.68%) Open Source
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.76%) Windows
2 5 (3.40%) UNIX
3 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (14.97%) ETL
4 20 (13.61%) Migration
5 15 (10.20%) MVC
5 15 (10.20%) Data Migration
6 13 (8.84%) TDD
7 12 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 11 (7.48%) Scrum
9 10 (6.80%) UML
9 10 (6.80%) CRM
9 10 (6.80%) Analytics
10 9 (6.12%) BDD
11 8 (5.44%) Change Control
12 7 (4.76%) Information Security
12 7 (4.76%) OO
12 7 (4.76%) Validation
13 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.08%) RAD
13 6 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.45%) T-SQL
2 24 (16.33%) C#
3 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 14 (9.52%) Java
5 11 (7.48%) PHP
6 9 (6.12%) VBA
7 7 (4.76%) VB
8 6 (4.08%) Perl
9 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.04%) Korn
9 3 (2.04%) VBScript
9 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) PHP5
11 1 (0.68%) PHP4
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) ISEB
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.36%) MCSE
3 2 (1.36%) MCITP
3 2 (1.36%) MCTS
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Windows Intune
2 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.04%) SCCM
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.36%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.29%) Oracle
3 13 (8.84%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (7.48%) Cognos
5 6 (4.08%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.40%) Teradata
7 4 (2.72%) Cisco
7 4 (2.72%) VMware
8 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.04%) Juniper
8 3 (2.04%) Remedy
8 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.36%) McAfee
9 2 (1.36%) Informatica
9 2 (1.36%) Aprimo
10 1 (0.68%) Tableau
10 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.68%) Zend
10 1 (0.68%) Google
10 1 (0.68%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago