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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 35 109 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.46% 27.95% 25.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.41% 55.90% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 89 60
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

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
108 195 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.43% 50.00% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 159 127
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 27 (34.18%) ETL
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
5 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (18.99%) Oracle
8 14 (17.72%) Data Analysis
9 13 (16.46%) .NET
9 13 (16.46%) XML
9 13 (16.46%) Teradata
10 12 (15.19%) Migration
10 12 (15.19%) Linux
10 12 (15.19%) Informatica
11 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
11 11 (13.92%) Scrum
11 11 (13.92%) Data Mapping
12 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
12 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (12.66%) MVC
13 9 (11.39%) OOP
13 9 (11.39%) Java
13 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
13 9 (11.39%) PowerCenter
13 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (11.39%) Selenium
13 9 (11.39%) jQuery
13 9 (11.39%) Database Tuning
13 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
13 9 (11.39%) Relational Database

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 6 (7.59%) PowerExchange
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Luigi
6 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) Extranet
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.39%) PowerCenter
5 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.06%) QlikView
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (3.80%) Big Data
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.53%) HBase
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.53%) MySQL
10 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Selenium
2 8 (10.13%) NUnit
3 7 (8.86%) MSBuild
3 7 (8.86%) MSTest
3 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) JIRA
4 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
5 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (5.06%) JMeter
7 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.80%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (3.80%) The Grinder
7 3 (3.80%) WinRunner
8 2 (2.53%) JBehave
8 2 (2.53%) JUnit
9 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Consultant
3 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Informatica Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (6.33%) DBA
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Tester
7 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) QlikView Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Test Manager
8 3 (3.80%) ETL Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.80%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
1 13 (16.46%) XML
2 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.39%) jQuery
4 7 (8.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
4 7 (8.86%) JSON
4 7 (8.86%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.33%) XML Schema
6 5 (6.33%) XSD
7 4 (5.06%) J2EE
8 3 (3.80%) Ajax
8 3 (3.80%) SOAP
8 3 (3.80%) Spring
9 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.53%) REST
9 2 (2.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (6.33%) NHS
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) iSeries
4 2 (2.53%) AS400
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Fintech
4 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) Informatics
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) SUSE
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) ETL
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) Data Analysis
4 12 (15.19%) Migration
5 11 (13.92%) Data Mapping
5 11 (13.92%) Scrum
6 10 (12.66%) MVC
6 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.39%) Database Tuning
7 9 (11.39%) ETL Development
7 9 (11.39%) OOP
7 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.86%) Coaching
8 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.59%) Change Data Capture
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) Java
1 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
2 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.33%) C#
3 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.06%) C
4 4 (5.06%) Groovy
5 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) RPG
6 2 (2.53%) RPG IV
6 2 (2.53%) RPG/400
6 2 (2.53%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) ISEB
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 13 (16.46%) Teradata
4 12 (15.19%) Informatica
5 4 (5.06%) Guidewire
5 4 (5.06%) HP
6 3 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 3 (3.80%) Siebel
7 2 (2.53%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.53%) Cognos
7 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.53%) VMware
8 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) Tableau
8 1 (1.27%) Talend
8 1 (1.27%) Zend
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