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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 53 132 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.56% 30.84% 24.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.55% 54.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 116 61
Median daily rate £355 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.24% +1.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.80%
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
134 244 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.88% 57.01% 52.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 204 131
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 31 (33.70%) ETL
2 27 (29.35%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
4 20 (21.74%) Migration
5 17 (18.48%) Oracle
5 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (18.48%) Data Analysis
5 17 (18.48%) Data Mapping
6 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.22%) Linux
8 13 (14.13%) Finance
8 13 (14.13%) Teradata
8 13 (14.13%) Selenium
9 12 (13.04%) Data Migration
9 12 (13.04%) Java
9 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 12 (13.04%) Informatica
10 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (11.96%) XML
10 11 (11.96%) Test Scripting
10 11 (11.96%) SDLC
11 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
11 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.87%) ISEB
12 9 (9.78%) PowerCenter
12 9 (9.78%) Database Tuning
12 9 (9.78%) QA
12 9 (9.78%) ETL Development

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 (6.52%) PowerExchange
2 5 (5.43%) Apache
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) Confluence
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.17%) SAS
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.09%) Luigi
6 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Extranet
2 2 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) Data Warehouse
1 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
3 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 9 (9.78%) PowerCenter
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.35%) Big Data
7 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (4.35%) QlikView
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.26%) Biml
8 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.26%) HBase
8 3 (3.26%) Star Schema
9 2 (2.17%) DB2
9 2 (2.17%) MS Access
9 2 (2.17%) MySQL
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Selenium
2 8 (8.70%) JMeter
3 7 (7.61%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.52%) JIRA
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.26%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.26%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (3.26%) The Grinder
7 3 (3.26%) WinRunner
8 2 (2.17%) JUnit
9 1 (1.09%) JBehave
9 1 (1.09%) NUnit
9 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Informatica Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) DBA
7 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (6.52%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (5.43%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.43%) Tester
9 4 (4.35%) QlikView Developer
9 4 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Agile Test Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Data Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Migration Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) XML
2 7 (7.61%) JSON
3 5 (5.43%) .NET
3 5 (5.43%) XML Schema
3 5 (5.43%) XSD
4 4 (4.35%) CSS
4 4 (4.35%) HTML
4 4 (4.35%) J2EE
5 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.26%) jQuery
5 3 (3.26%) Kafka
5 3 (3.26%) SOAP
6 2 (2.17%) Ajax
6 2 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (2.17%) Spring
6 2 (2.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.09%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.09%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.09%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.26%) iSeries
2 3 (3.26%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) AS400
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.17%) Fintech
3 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.09%) Informatics
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) SUSE
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) ETL
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Migration
4 17 (18.48%) Data Analysis
4 17 (18.48%) Data Mapping
5 12 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.96%) SDLC
6 11 (11.96%) Test Scripting
7 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.78%) Database Tuning
8 9 (9.78%) ETL Development
9 8 (8.70%) Scrum
10 7 (7.61%) OO
10 7 (7.61%) Performance Testing
10 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Change Data Capture
11 6 (6.52%) CRM
12 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) Java
1 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
2 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.35%) C
3 4 (4.35%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) Groovy
3 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.35%) VB
3 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.26%) VBA
5 2 (2.17%) RPG
5 2 (2.17%) RPG IV
5 2 (2.17%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) ISEB
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.13%) Teradata
4 12 (13.04%) Informatica
5 4 (4.35%) Cognos
5 4 (4.35%) Guidewire
5 4 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.26%) SAP
6 3 (3.26%) Siebel
7 2 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.17%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix
8 1 (1.09%) IBM
8 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.09%) Tableau
8 1 (1.09%) Talend
8 1 (1.09%) Veritas