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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.33% 12.93% 14.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.66% 33.11% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 14
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£323 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £451
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 £23.75 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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
133 148 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.00% 39.05% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 104 35
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £248 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 69 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 46 (27.22%) Oracle
3 45 (26.63%) C#
4 43 (25.44%) T-SQL
5 42 (24.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (24.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (24.26%) PL/SQL
7 39 (23.08%) .NET
8 38 (22.49%) Microsoft
9 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (21.30%) Oracle Database
10 33 (19.53%) Oracle9i Database
11 32 (18.93%) ETL
12 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (17.75%) XML
14 28 (16.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 26 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (14.79%) MicroStrategy
17 24 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (13.61%) Web Services
18 23 (13.61%) WCF
19 22 (13.02%) NHS
20 21 (12.43%) SOAP
21 19 (11.24%) Migration
21 19 (11.24%) Replication
21 19 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
21 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
22 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
22 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.92%) SAS
3 7 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.37%) Lync
5 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.78%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) JBoss
6 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.18%) WildFly
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.37%) SaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) LAN
1 4 (2.37%) WAN
2 3 (1.78%) NAS
2 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.78%) Network Security
2 3 (1.78%) IP Telephony
2 3 (1.78%) Wireless
2 3 (1.78%) Intranet
2 3 (1.78%) MPLS
2 3 (1.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (24.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (24.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (21.30%) Oracle Database
5 33 (19.53%) Oracle9i Database
6 31 (18.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (16.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (6.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (5.92%) DB2
15 9 (5.33%) MongoDB
16 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
17 7 (4.14%) MS Access
18 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
19 4 (2.37%) DTS
19 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.37%) Toad
6 3 (1.78%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.78%) Selenium
7 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.59%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.59%) Hudson
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.59%) Maven
8 1 (0.59%) Subversion
8 1 (0.59%) NUnit
8 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (6.51%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Marketing
2 5 (2.96%) Legal
3 4 (2.37%) Back Office
4 3 (1.78%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (58.58%) Developer
2 29 (17.16%) SQL Developer
3 22 (13.02%) Analyst
4 20 (11.83%) DBA
5 16 (9.47%) SQL DBA
6 15 (8.88%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.28%) Tester
7 14 (8.28%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.28%) AWS Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Microstrategy Developer
9 9 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (4.73%) Administrator
10 8 (4.73%) Consultant
10 8 (4.73%) Server Administrator
11 7 (4.14%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (2.96%) MicroStrategy Consultant
13 5 (2.96%) Perl Developer
13 5 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.08%) .NET
2 30 (17.75%) XML
3 23 (13.61%) Web Services
3 23 (13.61%) WCF
4 21 (12.43%) SOAP
5 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET
6 14 (8.28%) RESTful
7 12 (7.10%) jQuery
8 11 (6.51%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.92%) LINQ
9 10 (5.92%) Entity Framework
10 8 (4.73%) HTML
10 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (4.73%) Mojolicious
11 7 (4.14%) OAuth
11 7 (4.14%) HTML5
11 7 (4.14%) CSS
12 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.55%) Ajax
13 5 (2.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) NHS
2 19 (11.24%) Replication
3 15 (8.88%) Clustering
4 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.14%) Credit Risk
5 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.37%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.06%) Windows
2 15 (8.88%) UNIX
3 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.78%) AIX
5 2 (1.18%) Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.93%) ETL
3 24 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (11.24%) Migration
4 19 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (8.88%) Data Migration
5 15 (8.88%) CRM
6 14 (8.28%) TDD
7 12 (7.10%) Analytics
8 10 (5.92%) Information Security
8 10 (5.92%) ITIL
8 10 (5.92%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.33%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.33%) Scrum
10 8 (4.73%) MVC
10 8 (4.73%) OO
11 7 (4.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.14%) UML
11 7 (4.14%) OOP
12 5 (2.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.63%) C#
2 43 (25.44%) T-SQL
3 41 (24.26%) PL/SQL
4 13 (7.69%) Java
5 11 (6.51%) Perl
6 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.92%) Scala
7 3 (1.78%) Korn
7 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.18%) VBA
8 2 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) COBOL
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.73%) Degree
3 4 (2.37%) ISEB
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) HL7
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) COSO
3 1 (0.59%) COBIT
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Windows Intune
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (27.22%) Oracle
2 38 (22.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.79%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (5.33%) Teradata
5 6 (3.55%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.37%) Cisco
7 3 (1.78%) SAP
7 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.78%) Remedy
7 3 (1.78%) Juniper
8 2 (1.18%) Cognos
8 2 (1.18%) Aprimo
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.59%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.59%) Citrix
9 1 (0.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.59%) NetApp
9 1 (0.59%) Micro Focus
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