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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 100 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.29% 22.42% 17.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.67% 52.36% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 79 48
Median daily rate £301 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.02 £25.88
% change year-on-year
-16.71% +27.61%
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
75 191 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.61% 42.83% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 154 108
Median daily rate £365 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
4 26 (29.55%) Finance
5 24 (27.27%) Migration
5 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.86%) Data Migration
7 20 (22.73%) Data Mapping
8 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (15.91%) ETL
9 14 (15.91%) SDLC
10 13 (14.77%) Selenium
11 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (13.64%) Java
11 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
11 12 (13.64%) Scrum
12 11 (12.50%) ISEB
12 11 (12.50%) Oracle
12 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
13 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (10.23%) XML
14 9 (10.23%) Data Analysis
14 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
14 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (10.23%) Test Strategy
14 9 (10.23%) Biml
15 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 7 (7.95%) Apache
2 6 (6.82%) SAS
3 4 (4.55%) Confluence
4 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.27%) FileNet
5 2 (2.27%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Moodle
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) VoIP
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
3 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.23%) Biml
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (6.82%) MS Access
8 5 (5.68%) MySQL
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.55%) Big Data
9 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (4.55%) Data Mining
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.55%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.41%) HBase
11 2 (2.27%) DB2
11 2 (2.27%) OLAP
11 2 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Selenium
2 7 (7.95%) JIRA
2 7 (7.95%) JMeter
3 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) Ant
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.27%) Hudson
5 2 (2.27%) Maven
5 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.14%) JUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
1 30 (34.09%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.23%) DBA
5 7 (7.95%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Data Migration Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.82%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.68%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.68%) SSIS Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Tester
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.41%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (3.41%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) XML
2 7 (7.95%) HTML
3 6 (6.82%) CSS
3 6 (6.82%) jQuery
4 5 (5.68%) JSON
5 4 (4.55%) CSS3
5 4 (4.55%) HTML5
5 4 (4.55%) J2EE
6 3 (3.41%) Kafka
6 3 (3.41%) LAMP
6 3 (3.41%) PCRE
6 3 (3.41%) Regular Expression
6 3 (3.41%) Spring
6 3 (3.41%) Zend Framework
7 2 (2.27%) .NET
7 2 (2.27%) Ajax
7 2 (2.27%) EJB
7 2 (2.27%) JSF
7 2 (2.27%) SOAP
7 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.27%) iPad
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.14%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.14%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) AIX
4 3 (3.41%) Unix
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Migration
3 21 (23.86%) Data Migration
4 20 (22.73%) Data Mapping
5 14 (15.91%) ETL
5 14 (15.91%) SDLC
6 12 (13.64%) Scrum
6 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.23%) Data Analysis
9 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
9 9 (10.23%) Test Strategy
10 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.95%) OO
12 6 (6.82%) Change Control
13 5 (5.68%) CRM
13 5 (5.68%) OOP
13 5 (5.68%) Open Source
13 5 (5.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) Java
1 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
2 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.95%) PHP
3 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.68%) VB
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.41%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) VBA
8 1 (1.14%) C
8 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) ISEB
2 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Cognos
3 4 (4.55%) Guidewire
3 4 (4.55%) Zend
4 3 (3.41%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.41%) Informatica
4 3 (3.41%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.41%) Teradata
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe
5 2 (2.27%) HP
5 2 (2.27%) ILOG
5 2 (2.27%) Rally
5 2 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.14%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas