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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 98 147 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.44% 17.11% 15.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.00% 37.12% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 91 83
Median daily rate £325 £325 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £18.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £48.50 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.85 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+42.23% -23.83%
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
239 396 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.53% 46.10% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 276 214
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.80 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £42.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 83 £338 +3.84% 35
North Wales +3 6 £113 -61.37% 3
West Wales -4 4 £426 +31.15% 1
Mid Wales +4 1 - - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 89 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (28.22%) SQL Server
3 65 (26.97%) Windows
4 61 (25.31%) Java
4 61 (25.31%) Microsoft
5 56 (23.24%) Software Engineering
6 54 (22.41%) C#
7 53 (21.99%) OO
7 53 (21.99%) Security Cleared
8 47 (19.50%) Oracle
9 41 (17.01%) jQuery
10 40 (16.60%) SC Cleared
10 40 (16.60%) .NET
11 39 (16.18%) Unix
11 39 (16.18%) Selenium
12 36 (14.94%) Visual Studio
13 35 (14.52%) TDD
13 35 (14.52%) Finance
14 34 (14.11%) Oracle Database
15 33 (13.69%) HTML
15 33 (13.69%) TCP/IP
16 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
16 32 (13.28%) Perl
16 32 (13.28%) XML
16 32 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (12.86%) T-SQL
17 31 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 28 (11.62%) UML
19 27 (11.20%) PL/SQL
19 27 (11.20%) Scrum

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 14 (5.81%) Apache
1 14 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.98%) IIS
3 8 (3.32%) SAS
4 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.07%) JBoss
5 5 (2.07%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.66%) Confluence
6 4 (1.66%) FileNet
6 4 (1.66%) LiveCycle
6 4 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Moodle
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Tornado
Applications
1 25 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.56%) MS Office
3 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.69%) TCP/IP
2 26 (10.79%) VoIP
3 21 (8.71%) SNMP
4 9 (3.73%) Firewall
5 4 (1.66%) DNS
5 4 (1.66%) VPN
6 3 (1.24%) LDAP
6 3 (1.24%) Skype
7 2 (0.83%) HTTP
7 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.83%) SSH
7 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.22%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.11%) Oracle Database
3 32 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (10.79%) MongoDB
5 26 (10.79%) NoSQL
5 26 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (8.30%) Redis
7 19 (7.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (7.47%) Relational Database
9 16 (6.64%) RDBMS
10 15 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (4.98%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (4.15%) MS Access
14 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (2.49%) Biml
16 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (2.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (16.18%) Selenium
2 36 (14.94%) Visual Studio
3 25 (10.37%) Eclipse
4 24 (9.96%) Cucumber
5 21 (8.71%) Rational DOORS
6 20 (8.30%) StarTeam
7 16 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (5.81%) Maven
8 14 (5.81%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (5.39%) JIRA
10 11 (4.56%) Subversion
11 9 (3.73%) Git (software)
12 8 (3.32%) Ant
12 8 (3.32%) Jenkins
12 8 (3.32%) JMeter
12 8 (3.32%) JUnit
13 6 (2.49%) Concordion
14 5 (2.07%) DbUnit
14 5 (2.07%) Spock
15 4 (1.66%) QAComplete
General
1 35 (14.52%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Legal
3 7 (2.90%) Back Office
4 5 (2.07%) Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 112 (46.47%) Developer
2 48 (19.92%) Analyst
3 21 (8.71%) Software Engineer
3 21 (8.71%) SQL Developer
4 19 (7.88%) Java Developer
5 18 (7.47%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.47%) SQL Analyst
6 17 (7.05%) Test Analyst
7 16 (6.64%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.22%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.22%) Perl Developer
9 14 (5.81%) DBA
10 12 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (4.15%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.15%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.73%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.73%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.01%) jQuery
2 40 (16.60%) .NET
3 33 (13.69%) HTML
4 32 (13.28%) XML
5 27 (11.20%) RESTful
6 23 (9.54%) Mojolicious
7 20 (8.30%) Kafka
8 19 (7.88%) CSS
9 17 (7.05%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.64%) Entity Framework
11 13 (5.39%) WinForms
12 12 (4.98%) SOAP
12 12 (4.98%) Web Services
13 11 (4.56%) Ajax
13 11 (4.56%) LINQ
13 11 (4.56%) WCF
14 10 (4.15%) ASP.NET
14 10 (4.15%) OAuth2
14 10 (4.15%) Spring
15 9 (3.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.56%) NHS
2 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.32%) Clustering
4 6 (2.49%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.66%) iPad
6 3 (1.24%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.24%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) AS400
7 2 (0.83%) CMDB
7 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.41%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.97%) Windows
2 39 (16.18%) Unix
3 18 (7.47%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.22%) Linux
5 9 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.24%) Software Engineering
3 53 (21.99%) OO
4 35 (14.52%) TDD
5 28 (11.62%) UML
6 27 (11.20%) Scrum
7 23 (9.54%) OOA/OOD
8 21 (8.71%) Unit Testing
9 20 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.30%) Migration
9 20 (8.30%) Requirements Management
10 17 (7.05%) OOP
11 16 (6.64%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.39%) MVC
12 13 (5.39%) SDLC
13 12 (4.98%) Data Mapping
14 11 (4.56%) CRM
14 11 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (4.15%) Data Analysis
15 10 (4.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.31%) Java
2 54 (22.41%) C#
3 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
3 32 (13.28%) Perl
4 31 (12.86%) T-SQL
5 27 (11.20%) PL/SQL
6 24 (9.96%) Scala
7 21 (8.71%) Go
8 20 (8.30%) C
9 19 (7.88%) C++
10 9 (3.73%) PHP
11 7 (2.90%) ANSI SQL
11 7 (2.90%) VBA
12 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.07%) VB
13 4 (1.66%) Python
14 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.83%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.83%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 53 (21.99%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.90%) ISEB
4 6 (2.49%) Degree
4 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.24%) CCNA
7 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) MCAD
9 1 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.83%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.66%) vSphere
4 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Ansible
2 5 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.66%) Puppet
4 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.83%) yum
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 47 (19.50%) Oracle
3 20 (8.30%) Coverity
4 9 (3.73%) Cisco
5 7 (2.90%) VMware
6 6 (2.49%) Teradata
7 5 (2.07%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.07%) Informatica
8 4 (1.66%) Adobe
8 4 (1.66%) ILOG
8 4 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.66%) Splunk
9 3 (1.24%) Cognos
9 3 (1.24%) IBM
9 3 (1.24%) Zend
10 2 (0.83%) BMC
10 2 (0.83%) Citrix
10 2 (0.83%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
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