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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 77 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.88% 16.34% 16.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.83% 43.42% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 25
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£326 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
168 152 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.73% 37.62% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 111 32
Average daily rate £335 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -56.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 (46.31%) SQL Server
2 46 (30.87%) Microsoft
3 41 (27.52%) .NET
3 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (26.17%) C#
5 38 (25.50%) T-SQL
6 36 (24.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (20.81%) Oracle
7 31 (20.81%) ETL
8 29 (19.46%) XML
9 27 (18.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (16.78%) PL/SQL
11 22 (14.77%) MS Excel
12 21 (14.09%) Java
12 21 (14.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (13.42%) Web Services
13 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
14 19 (12.75%) Windows
14 19 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (12.75%) TDD
15 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
15 18 (12.08%) NHS
15 18 (12.08%) RESTful
15 18 (12.08%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (11.41%) Oracle Database
16 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 17 (11.41%) Oracle9i Database
16 17 (11.41%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.71%) SAS
4 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.68%) Lync
5 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.34%) WildFly
5 2 (1.34%) IIS
5 2 (1.34%) JBoss
5 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.34%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTP
1 1 (0.67%) SAN
1 1 (0.67%) Intranet
1 1 (0.67%) Firewall
1 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (46.31%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (18.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (16.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (14.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (11.41%) Oracle9i Database
7 17 (11.41%) Oracle Database
8 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (8.72%) MongoDB
10 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (6.04%) DB2
12 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (4.70%) MS Access
13 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
14 6 (4.03%) SQLPlus
14 6 (4.03%) RDBMS
15 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.70%) Toad
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.01%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.34%) Subversion
10 1 (0.67%) Maven
10 1 (0.67%) JUnit
10 1 (0.67%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.67%) NUnit
10 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Legal
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Billing
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (58.39%) Developer
2 21 (14.09%) Analyst
3 20 (13.42%) SQL Developer
4 18 (12.08%) DBA
5 17 (11.41%) SQL DBA
6 15 (10.07%) Software Developer
7 14 (9.40%) .NET Developer
7 14 (9.40%) AWS Developer
8 12 (8.05%) Tester
9 9 (6.04%) Administrator
9 9 (6.04%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (5.37%) Server Administrator
11 7 (4.70%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Data Analyst
12 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Perl Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (3.36%) Applications Support
14 4 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.52%) .NET
2 29 (19.46%) XML
3 20 (13.42%) Web Services
3 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
4 18 (12.08%) RESTful
5 17 (11.41%) .NET Framework
6 16 (10.74%) HTML
7 15 (10.07%) WCF
8 14 (9.40%) jQuery
9 13 (8.72%) SOAP
10 12 (8.05%) CSS
10 12 (8.05%) Mojolicious
11 11 (7.38%) OAuth
12 10 (6.71%) Entity Framework
13 9 (6.04%) Ajax
13 9 (6.04%) LINQ
14 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (4.03%) Hibernate
16 5 (3.36%) WinForms
16 5 (3.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) NHS
2 15 (10.07%) Clustering
3 11 (7.38%) Replication
4 8 (5.37%) Credit Risk
5 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.68%) AS400
7 4 (2.68%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.67%) iSeries
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Windows
2 16 (10.74%) UNIX
3 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.81%) ETL
3 19 (12.75%) TDD
4 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.08%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
5 13 (8.72%) Migration
6 12 (8.05%) CRM
6 12 (8.05%) UML
6 12 (8.05%) OO
7 11 (7.38%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.71%) Analytics
9 9 (6.04%) ITIL
10 8 (5.37%) Scrum
10 8 (5.37%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.70%) MVC
11 7 (4.70%) OOP
11 7 (4.70%) SDLC
11 7 (4.70%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.03%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.17%) C#
2 38 (25.50%) T-SQL
3 25 (16.78%) PL/SQL
4 21 (14.09%) Java
5 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.40%) Scala
7 12 (8.05%) Perl
8 3 (2.01%) VB
8 3 (2.01%) VBA
8 3 (2.01%) VB6
9 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.34%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) COBOL
10 1 (0.67%) RPG
10 1 (0.67%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.67%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.67%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.03%) Degree
3 4 (2.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) CISSP
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.67%) CISA
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) HL7
2 1 (0.67%) COSO
2 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Shibboleth
2 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) SCCM
1 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.81%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (4.70%) Teradata
5 6 (4.03%) Business Objects
6 5 (3.36%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) Cognos
8 2 (1.34%) OpenText
9 1 (0.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.67%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
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