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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 70 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.02% 28.92% 25.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% 76.15% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 38
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£325 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
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
126 109 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.24% 37.98% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 43
Average daily rate £300 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 39 (31.71%) Java
2 34 (27.64%) Finance
3 30 (24.39%) HTML
4 26 (21.14%) Web Services
5 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
6 24 (19.51%) XML
6 24 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
7 23 (18.70%) Spring
8 22 (17.89%) SOAP
9 21 (17.07%) Scrum
10 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (15.45%) TDD
10 19 (15.45%) Banking
11 18 (14.63%) Maven
11 18 (14.63%) Oracle
12 17 (13.82%) .NET
12 17 (13.82%) CSS
12 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
13 16 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (12.20%) CRM
14 15 (12.20%) J2EE
14 15 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
15 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
15 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
15 14 (11.38%) Ant
15 14 (11.38%) UML
15 14 (11.38%) OO
15 14 (11.38%) Apache Ivy
15 14 (11.38%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.69%) Lync
3 7 (5.69%) CMS
4 6 (4.88%) Apache
4 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (1.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.81%) FileNet
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) SPSS
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.69%) SaaS
3 3 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) 2G
1 6 (4.88%) 3G
1 6 (4.88%) 4G
2 4 (3.25%) Internet
2 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.25%) VPN
3 3 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (2.44%) DHCP
3 3 (2.44%) HTTP
3 3 (2.44%) SAN
4 2 (1.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) L2TP
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (11.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.94%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.07%) MySQL
7 5 (4.07%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.25%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (2.44%) MS Access
10 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.81%) Cognos Powerplay
11 1 (0.81%) DTS
11 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Maven
2 14 (11.38%) Ant
2 14 (11.38%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (8.94%) Selenium
4 10 (8.13%) JIRA
5 8 (6.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.50%) eggPlant
6 7 (5.69%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.88%) Toad
7 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.88%) Subversion
8 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.25%) JUnit
9 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.44%) Hudson
11 2 (1.63%) Calabash
11 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (27.64%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Legal
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (48.78%) Developer
2 33 (26.83%) Analyst
3 25 (20.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.13%) MI Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) Data Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Perl Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.88%) QA Leader
8 5 (4.07%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.44%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) PHP Developer
11 2 (1.63%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) HTML
2 26 (21.14%) Web Services
3 24 (19.51%) XML
4 23 (18.70%) Spring
5 22 (17.89%) SOAP
6 17 (13.82%) CSS
6 17 (13.82%) .NET
6 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
7 15 (12.20%) J2EE
8 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
9 11 (8.94%) jQuery
10 10 (8.13%) RESTful
10 10 (8.13%) REST
11 8 (6.50%) Mojolicious
12 6 (4.88%) OAuth
12 6 (4.88%) Struts
12 6 (4.88%) J2ME
12 6 (4.88%) WAP
13 5 (4.07%) Servlets
14 4 (3.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.88%) Handset
2 6 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.07%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.44%) GIS
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) UNIX
2 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Scrum
2 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.45%) TDD
3 15 (12.20%) CRM
4 14 (11.38%) UML
4 14 (11.38%) OO
4 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
5 13 (10.57%) BDD
6 11 (8.94%) Test Automation
6 11 (8.94%) RAD
7 9 (7.32%) Workflow
8 8 (6.50%) MVC
8 8 (6.50%) Regression Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.50%) Document Management
8 8 (6.50%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.69%) Manual Testing
9 7 (5.69%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.71%) Java
2 24 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.94%) C#
3 11 (8.94%) VBA
4 9 (7.32%) Perl
5 8 (6.50%) Scala
6 6 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.07%) PHP
7 5 (4.07%) VB
8 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.44%) C++
9 3 (2.44%) VBScript
9 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.63%) Groovy
10 2 (1.63%) XQuery
10 2 (1.63%) XPath
11 1 (0.81%) PHP5
11 1 (0.81%) PHP4
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.63%) MCTS
4 2 (1.63%) MCITP
4 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) MCSE
4 2 (1.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) UAG
3 1 (0.81%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.25%) Kibana
3 3 (2.44%) SCCM
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.63%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle
3 9 (7.32%) HP
4 6 (4.88%) Sun
4 6 (4.88%) Apple
5 5 (4.07%) Teradata
5 5 (4.07%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.25%) VMware
6 4 (3.25%) Cognos
7 3 (2.44%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.63%) McAfee
9 1 (0.81%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.81%) Zend
9 1 (0.81%) SAP
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
9 1 (0.81%) IBM
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago