The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL 103 169 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.58% 19.29% 17.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.05% 43.33% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 99 97
Median daily rate £325 £308 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £36.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.82% +88.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £21.25 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £51.25 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +12.50%
SQL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 390 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.84% 44.52% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 266 206
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £41.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 89 £323 -0.76% 22
North Wales +3 5 £113 -64.00%
West Wales -4 4 £563 +80.00% 2
Mid Wales 0 2 £338 +23.85%
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 73 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (28.00%) Windows
3 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 53 (23.56%) Security Cleared
5 50 (22.22%) C#
5 50 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 46 (20.44%) Java
7 44 (19.56%) OO
8 43 (19.11%) Oracle
9 41 (18.22%) SC Cleared
10 39 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (16.89%) Finance
12 37 (16.44%) Visual Studio
13 34 (15.11%) TCP/IP
14 33 (14.67%) .NET
15 32 (14.22%) T-SQL
16 31 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (13.33%) Oracle Database
18 29 (12.89%) JavaScript
18 29 (12.89%) XML
18 29 (12.89%) UML
18 29 (12.89%) VoIP
18 29 (12.89%) Eclipse
19 28 (12.44%) Migration
20 27 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
21 26 (11.56%) Unix
21 26 (11.56%) HTML
21 26 (11.56%) Selenium
22 25 (11.11%) Rational DOORS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 15 (6.67%) Apache
2 11 (4.89%) SAS
3 8 (3.56%) IIS
4 7 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.67%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.22%) JBoss
6 5 (2.22%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.78%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.78%) Confluence
7 4 (1.78%) FileNet
7 4 (1.78%) LiveCycle
7 4 (1.78%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.44%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.44%) Tornado
Applications
1 24 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.56%) MS Office
3 4 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.11%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.11%) TCP/IP
2 29 (12.89%) VoIP
3 25 (11.11%) SNMP
4 6 (2.67%) Firewall
4 6 (2.67%) Skype
5 5 (2.22%) LDAP
6 3 (1.33%) DNS
6 3 (1.33%) VPN
7 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.89%) SSH
7 2 (0.89%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 22 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (6.22%) RDBMS
8 14 (6.22%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (4.00%) Biml
10 9 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (4.00%) MongoDB
10 9 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (3.56%) MS Access
11 8 (3.56%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (2.67%) MySQL
12 6 (2.67%) Redis
13 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 29 (12.89%) Eclipse
3 26 (11.56%) Selenium
4 25 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
5 24 (10.67%) StarTeam
6 16 (7.11%) JIRA
7 13 (5.78%) Maven
8 12 (5.33%) Subversion
8 12 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (4.89%) JMeter
9 11 (4.89%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.00%) JUnit
11 8 (3.56%) Ant
11 8 (3.56%) Git (software)
11 8 (3.56%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.67%) Concordion
13 5 (2.22%) DbUnit
13 5 (2.22%) Spock
14 4 (1.78%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (16.89%) Finance
2 6 (2.67%) Back Office
2 6 (2.67%) Banking
3 4 (1.78%) Legal
4 2 (0.89%) Advertising
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
5 1 (0.44%) Military
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 88 (39.11%) Developer
2 48 (21.33%) Analyst
3 26 (11.56%) Software Engineer
4 20 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 19 (8.44%) Test Analyst
6 16 (7.11%) C# Developer
6 16 (7.11%) SQL Analyst
7 15 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.78%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.78%) DBA
8 13 (5.78%) Perl Developer
8 13 (5.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.89%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
10 9 (4.00%) Tester
11 8 (3.56%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.67%) .NET
2 29 (12.89%) XML
3 26 (11.56%) HTML
4 20 (8.89%) jQuery
5 15 (6.67%) CSS
6 12 (5.33%) .NET Framework
6 12 (5.33%) Entity Framework
6 12 (5.33%) RESTful
6 12 (5.33%) Web Services
7 11 (4.89%) WinForms
8 10 (4.44%) SOAP
9 9 (4.00%) LINQ
9 9 (4.00%) Spring
10 8 (3.56%) J2EE
10 8 (3.56%) JSF
10 8 (3.56%) Kafka
11 7 (3.11%) Ajax
11 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.11%) Middleware
11 7 (3.11%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.44%) NHS
3 8 (3.56%) Clustering
4 6 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.78%) iPad
5 4 (1.78%) Replication
6 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.89%) AS400
7 2 (0.89%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.44%) Economics
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.00%) Windows
2 26 (11.56%) Unix
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.22%) Linux
5 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.78%) AIX
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 44 (19.56%) OO
4 29 (12.89%) UML
5 28 (12.44%) Migration
6 27 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
7 25 (11.11%) Scrum
8 24 (10.67%) Data Migration
8 24 (10.67%) Requirements Management
9 20 (8.89%) Data Mapping
10 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (8.44%) SDLC
11 17 (7.56%) TDD
12 16 (7.11%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.67%) OOP
14 14 (6.22%) ETL
15 12 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (4.44%) Data Analysis
16 10 (4.44%) Test Scripting
17 8 (3.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.22%) C#
2 46 (20.44%) Java
3 32 (14.22%) T-SQL
4 29 (12.89%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 23 (10.22%) C
6 23 (10.22%) C++
7 17 (7.56%) Perl
8 11 (4.89%) PHP
9 8 (3.56%) Scala
10 7 (3.11%) ANSI SQL
10 7 (3.11%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.67%) Go
11 6 (2.67%) VB
12 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.22%) Python
12 5 (2.22%) VBA
13 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.78%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 41 (18.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.44%) ISEB
4 8 (3.56%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.56%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.67%) Degree
7 4 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.33%) CCNA
8 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (2.22%) vSphere
3 4 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.44%) Xen
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) Ansible
1 6 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.78%) Puppet
4 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.89%) yum
5 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Terraform
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.11%) Oracle
3 24 (10.67%) Coverity
4 9 (4.00%) Cisco
5 8 (3.56%) Teradata
5 8 (3.56%) VMware
6 7 (3.11%) Informatica
6 7 (3.11%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.78%) Adobe
8 4 (1.78%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.78%) Cognos
8 4 (1.78%) IBM
8 4 (1.78%) ILOG
8 4 (1.78%) Splunk
9 3 (1.33%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.33%) Zend
10 2 (0.89%) Rally
10 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
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