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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 188 130 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.84% 18.73% 21.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.65% 46.76% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 89
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.31 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.88%
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
403 278 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.68% 40.06% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 202 137
Average daily rate £330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.85 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +37.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £17.98 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £58.76 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 127 £330 +1.53% 37
West Wales +4 20 £325 +21.49% 1
Mid Wales - 7 £273 -
North Wales -1 1 £313 - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 159 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 129 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.25%) Microsoft
4 86 (24.93%) Security Cleared
5 73 (21.16%) T-SQL
6 72 (20.87%) SC Cleared
7 71 (20.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 68 (19.71%) .NET
9 65 (18.84%) C#
10 61 (17.68%) Oracle
10 61 (17.68%) XML
11 60 (17.39%) Java
12 57 (16.52%) PL/SQL
13 54 (15.65%) Scrum
14 53 (15.36%) HTML
15 51 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
16 49 (14.20%) Migration
17 47 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 46 (13.33%) Web Services
19 45 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (12.17%) ETL
21 39 (11.30%) SOAP
21 39 (11.30%) CSS
22 37 (10.72%) JavaScript
22 37 (10.72%) ASP.NET
22 37 (10.72%) Finance
23 36 (10.43%) TDD
23 36 (10.43%) Windows
23 36 (10.43%) MS Excel
24 34 (9.86%) Hibernate

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.19%) Confluence
4 9 (2.61%) SAS
4 9 (2.61%) IIS
5 6 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.45%) ArcGIS
6 5 (1.45%) JBoss
7 4 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.87%) ArcSDE
8 3 (0.87%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.87%) Lync
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.58%) WildFly
9 2 (0.58%) CMS
9 2 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 36 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (7.54%) Agresso
2 7 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.29%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.16%) SaaS
2 4 (1.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.32%) HTTP
2 6 (1.74%) SAN
3 5 (1.45%) NAS
4 3 (0.87%) Firewall
4 3 (0.87%) Network Security
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.29%) VoIP
6 1 (0.29%) SNMP
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 71 (20.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 27 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (6.96%) MongoDB
8 23 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 21 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (4.64%) Oracle Database
12 15 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (4.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (4.06%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (3.77%) Firebird
14 13 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (3.77%) OLAP
15 12 (3.48%) PerformancePoint
15 12 (3.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (6.96%) Maven
3 21 (6.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (5.51%) Visual Studio
5 18 (5.22%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.35%) JIRA
6 15 (4.35%) Selenium
7 13 (3.77%) Subversion
7 13 (3.77%) Hudson
8 12 (3.48%) SoapUI
9 11 (3.19%) Spock
9 11 (3.19%) Geb
9 11 (3.19%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.19%) Toad
10 8 (2.32%) JMeter
11 7 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (2.03%) JUnit
12 6 (1.74%) Ant
13 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
14 3 (0.87%) MSBuild
General
1 37 (10.72%) Finance
2 10 (2.90%) Back Office
3 8 (2.32%) Legal
4 7 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (56.52%) Developer
2 64 (18.55%) SQL Developer
3 54 (15.65%) Analyst
4 36 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 34 (9.86%) .NET Developer
6 32 (9.28%) Consultant
7 30 (8.70%) DBA
8 25 (7.25%) Tester
9 24 (6.96%) SQL DBA
10 22 (6.38%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.64%) Test Analyst
11 16 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.06%) AWS Developer
13 12 (3.48%) Administrator
13 12 (3.48%) Data Analyst
14 11 (3.19%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (3.19%) SQL Server DBA
15 10 (2.90%) Support Analyst
16 7 (2.03%) Business Analyst
16 7 (2.03%) Procurement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.71%) .NET
2 61 (17.68%) XML
3 53 (15.36%) HTML
4 46 (13.33%) Web Services
5 39 (11.30%) CSS
5 39 (11.30%) SOAP
6 37 (10.72%) ASP.NET
7 34 (9.86%) Hibernate
8 33 (9.57%) Spring
9 30 (8.70%) .NET Framework
10 20 (5.80%) J2EE
11 19 (5.51%) RESTful
12 18 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (5.22%) JSF
13 16 (4.64%) WCF
13 16 (4.64%) AngularJS
14 15 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.06%) jQuery
15 14 (4.06%) XSLT
16 13 (3.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.28%) NHS
2 15 (4.35%) AS400
3 13 (3.77%) Replication
4 12 (3.48%) Clustering
4 12 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.03%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.45%) User Experience
9 4 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.87%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.87%) GIS
11 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.29%) iSeries
12 1 (0.29%) Social Media
12 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.43%) Windows
2 32 (9.28%) UNIX
3 19 (5.51%) Linux
4 10 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.65%) Scrum
3 49 (14.20%) Migration
4 45 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (12.17%) ETL
6 36 (10.43%) TDD
7 33 (9.57%) OO
8 29 (8.41%) ERP
8 29 (8.41%) Unit Testing
9 28 (8.12%) SDLC
10 23 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 21 (6.09%) UML
11 21 (6.09%) MVC
12 18 (5.22%) Data Modelling
12 18 (5.22%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.93%) OOA/OOD
14 16 (4.64%) RUP
15 15 (4.35%) OOP
16 14 (4.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 73 (21.16%) T-SQL
2 65 (18.84%) C#
3 60 (17.39%) Java
4 57 (16.52%) PL/SQL
5 37 (10.72%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.06%) Scala
7 13 (3.77%) Delphi
8 12 (3.48%) Perl
8 12 (3.48%) VBA
9 10 (2.90%) VB
10 9 (2.61%) BeanShell
11 5 (1.45%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.45%) VB6
11 5 (1.45%) C++
12 3 (0.87%) C
13 1 (0.29%) COBOL
13 1 (0.29%) PHP
13 1 (0.29%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.29%) VC++
13 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (24.93%) Security Cleared
2 72 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.93%) Degree
4 10 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.32%) MCITP
6 6 (1.74%) MCDBA
7 5 (1.45%) ISEB
7 5 (1.45%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.58%) OCP
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.29%) MCSE
10 1 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.74%) HL7
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.16%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (27.25%) Microsoft
2 61 (17.68%) Oracle
3 22 (6.38%) Teradata
4 12 (3.48%) IBM
5 11 (3.19%) Twitter
6 8 (2.32%) Cognos
6 8 (2.32%) HP
7 6 (1.74%) VMware
8 5 (1.45%) ESRI
8 5 (1.45%) Cisco
8 5 (1.45%) Informatica
9 4 (1.16%) BMC
9 4 (1.16%) Remedy
10 3 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.87%) SAP
10 3 (0.87%) EMC
10 3 (0.87%) Citrix
10 3 (0.87%) OpenText
11 2 (0.58%) AppSense
11 2 (0.58%) Juniper
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