The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 151 126 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.62% 16.07% 16.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.28% 42.14% 58.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 88 53
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -51.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
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
405 299 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.26% 38.14% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 202 96
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.50 £40.00
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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 107 £326 +0.38% 41
West Wales +14 27 £325 +8.33% 4
Mid Wales - 2 £268 -
North Wales - 1 £313 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

1 143 (47.35%) SQL Server
2 92 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.82%) Security Cleared
4 69 (22.85%) SC Cleared
5 67 (22.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (21.85%) Microsoft
7 64 (21.19%) .NET
8 56 (18.54%) C#
9 54 (17.88%) PL/SQL
10 53 (17.55%) T-SQL
11 52 (17.22%) Oracle
12 48 (15.89%) Java
13 47 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (15.23%) XML
15 45 (14.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (12.25%) Migration
18 36 (11.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (11.92%) ETL
19 35 (11.59%) SharePoint
20 33 (10.93%) ASP.NET
21 32 (10.60%) Windows
21 32 (10.60%) MS Excel
22 30 (9.93%) UNIX
22 30 (9.93%) JavaScript
22 30 (9.93%) Scrum
22 30 (9.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 30 (9.93%) .NET Framework
23 29 (9.60%) TDD
23 29 (9.60%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 35 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.64%) SAS
2 11 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.65%) IIS
4 7 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.99%) OpenROAD
6 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.32%) CMS
6 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.32%) Lync
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.66%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) WildFly
8 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.65%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) MS Project
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.64%) Agresso
2 8 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.33%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.32%) SaaS
3 3 (0.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) HTTP
1 1 (0.33%) SAN
1 1 (0.33%) Intranet
1 1 (0.33%) Firewall
1 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (47.35%) SQL Server
2 67 (22.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (11.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (9.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 22 (7.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (6.95%) OLAP
8 21 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (6.62%) PerformancePoint
10 18 (5.96%) Oracle Database
11 17 (5.63%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (4.97%) Relational Database
13 14 (4.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (4.30%) MongoDB
15 12 (3.97%) RDBMS
16 11 (3.64%) MySQL
17 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (2.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (14.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (7.28%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (3.64%) Maven
4 11 (3.64%) Toad
5 9 (2.98%) JUnit
6 8 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.32%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.99%) Subversion
8 6 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.66%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.99%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.99%) Ant
11 3 (0.99%) JIRA
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.33%) Selenium
12 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 21 (6.95%) Finance
2 8 (2.65%) Legal
3 6 (1.99%) Back Office
4 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.99%) Banking
5 3 (0.99%) Billing
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (57.95%) Developer
2 57 (18.87%) SQL Developer
3 45 (14.90%) Analyst
4 31 (10.26%) DBA
5 28 (9.27%) SQL DBA
6 27 (8.94%) .NET Developer
7 21 (6.95%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.29%) AWS Developer
9 18 (5.96%) Software Developer
10 17 (5.63%) Tester
11 16 (5.30%) Consultant
12 12 (3.97%) Administrator
12 12 (3.97%) Database Developer
13 11 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
13 11 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.64%) Test Analyst
14 10 (3.31%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.31%) Data Analyst
15 8 (2.65%) Team Leader
15 8 (2.65%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.19%) .NET
2 46 (15.23%) XML
3 33 (10.93%) ASP.NET
4 30 (9.93%) .NET Framework
5 29 (9.60%) Web Services
6 25 (8.28%) SOAP
7 21 (6.95%) HTML
8 20 (6.62%) MDX
9 19 (6.29%) RESTful
10 17 (5.63%) jQuery
10 17 (5.63%) CSS
11 16 (5.30%) WCF
11 16 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.30%) Hibernate
12 13 (4.30%) Spring
13 12 (3.97%) Mojolicious
13 12 (3.97%) Entity Framework
14 11 (3.64%) OAuth
15 9 (2.98%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.61%) NHS
2 15 (4.97%) Clustering
3 12 (3.97%) Replication
3 12 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.65%) User Experience
5 8 (2.65%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.65%) AS400
6 6 (1.99%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.32%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.99%) IVR
9 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.33%) iSeries
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.60%) Windows
2 30 (9.93%) UNIX
3 15 (4.97%) Linux
4 7 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.99%) AIX
6 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (12.25%) Migration
4 36 (11.92%) ETL
5 30 (9.93%) Scrum
6 29 (9.60%) TDD
7 28 (9.27%) Data Modelling
8 24 (7.95%) Unit Testing
8 24 (7.95%) Data Migration
9 23 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (5.63%) ITIL
11 17 (5.63%) MVC
12 16 (5.30%) CRM
12 16 (5.30%) SDLC
13 13 (4.30%) ERP
13 13 (4.30%) OO
13 13 (4.30%) Automated Testing
14 12 (3.97%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.54%) C#
2 54 (17.88%) PL/SQL
3 53 (17.55%) T-SQL
4 48 (15.89%) Java
5 30 (9.93%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.64%) Scala
7 12 (3.97%) Perl
8 7 (2.32%) VBA
9 5 (1.66%) C
10 4 (1.32%) Delphi
10 4 (1.32%) VB
10 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.99%) C++
11 3 (0.99%) VB6
12 1 (0.33%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.33%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.33%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.33%) COBOL
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
12 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (26.82%) Security Cleared
2 69 (22.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.64%) Degree
4 10 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.65%) ISEB
6 7 (2.32%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.99%) MCDBA
7 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.66%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CISA
10 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.32%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.99%) HL7
4 1 (0.33%) COSO
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.99%) SCCM
3 2 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.22%) Oracle
3 13 (4.30%) Teradata
4 9 (2.98%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (2.65%) HP
6 7 (2.32%) IBM
7 6 (1.99%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.99%) SAP
8 3 (0.99%) Citrix
8 3 (0.99%) Avaya
8 3 (0.99%) OpenText
8 3 (0.99%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) AppSense
9 2 (0.66%) NetApp
9 2 (0.66%) Symantec
9 2 (0.66%) Cognos
10 1 (0.33%) Siebel
10 1 (0.33%) BMC
10 1 (0.33%) Remedy
10 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Parity Professionals
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - 325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Rate: £15 - 20 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Caerphilly
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £275 - £300 per day all inclusive
Posted: 24 days ago
Wales
CPS Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago