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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 123 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.03% 28.28% 27.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.88% 59.42% 58.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 95 57
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -21.60%

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
131 207 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.10% 47.59% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 154 100
Median daily rate £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
3 23 (23.71%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (23.71%) ETL
4 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
5 20 (20.62%) Oracle
6 19 (19.59%) XML
7 17 (17.53%) OOP
8 16 (16.49%) .NET
8 16 (16.49%) Web Development
9 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (14.43%) jQuery
10 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
11 12 (12.37%) HTML
11 12 (12.37%) Informatica
11 12 (12.37%) Teradata
11 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
12 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (11.34%) MVC
12 11 (11.34%) CSS
12 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.34%) Linux
12 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.31%) Windows
13 10 (10.31%) Apache
13 10 (10.31%) Java
13 10 (10.31%) MySQL
13 10 (10.31%) NHS
13 10 (10.31%) Migration
13 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting

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 10 (10.31%) Apache
2 6 (6.19%) PowerExchange
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.09%) Confluence
4 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.06%) SAS
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.03%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.03%) Jetty
6 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.03%) Route 53
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Extranet
2 2 (2.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) DHCP
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.03%) DSL
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
3 1 (1.03%) IPsec
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.71%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.31%) MySQL
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database
5 9 (9.28%) PowerCenter
5 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.19%) QlikView
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.03%) DB2
12 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.03%) OLAP
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.31%) Selenium
3 8 (8.25%) NUnit
4 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.22%) MSBuild
4 7 (7.22%) MSTest
5 6 (6.19%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (4.12%) JMeter
8 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.09%) JIRA
8 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.09%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (3.09%) The Grinder
8 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.09%) WinRunner
9 2 (2.06%) ERwin
9 2 (2.06%) JBehave
9 2 (2.06%) JUnit
General
1 7 (7.22%) Advertising
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Banking
2 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Billing
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Developer
2 11 (11.34%) Analyst
2 11 (11.34%) Consultant
3 10 (10.31%) Test Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.28%) PHP Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Informatica Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.22%) PHP Zend Developer
6 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (5.15%) DBA
8 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Lead Test Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Architect
9 4 (4.12%) QlikView Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) XML
2 16 (16.49%) .NET
3 14 (14.43%) jQuery
4 12 (12.37%) HTML
5 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
5 11 (11.34%) CSS
6 9 (9.28%) Ajax
6 9 (9.28%) Zend Framework
7 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.22%) Entity Framework
8 7 (7.22%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (6.19%) CSS3
9 6 (6.19%) HTML5
9 6 (6.19%) JSON
9 6 (6.19%) LAMP
9 6 (6.19%) Sass
9 6 (6.19%) Spring
10 5 (5.15%) XML Schema
10 5 (5.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) NHS
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (3.09%) iSeries
4 2 (2.06%) AS400
4 2 (2.06%) Fintech
4 2 (2.06%) iPad
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) SUSE
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) ETL
3 17 (17.53%) OOP
4 16 (16.49%) Web Development
5 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
6 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.34%) MVC
7 10 (10.31%) Migration
7 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
7 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
8 9 (9.28%) Database Tuning
8 9 (9.28%) ETL Development
8 9 (9.28%) Scrum
8 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Data Mapping
9 8 (8.25%) Load Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.31%) Java
3 9 (9.28%) PHP
4 7 (7.22%) C#
4 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Groovy
5 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.12%) C
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) RPG
8 2 (2.06%) RPG IV
8 2 (2.06%) RPG/400
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) ISEB
4 3 (3.09%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 7 (7.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Xen
3 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) Ansible
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) Fluentd
3 1 (1.03%) Grafana
3 1 (1.03%) Kibana
3 1 (1.03%) Marathon
3 1 (1.03%) Mesos
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle
3 12 (12.37%) Informatica
3 12 (12.37%) Teradata
4 9 (9.28%) Zend
5 4 (4.12%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) Ab Initio
6 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) Siebel
6 3 (3.09%) Tableau
7 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.06%) Netezza
7 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) Fiorano
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago