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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 126 115 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.34% 20.83% 21.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.26% 61.50% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 85 68
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £242 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 £12.20 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £16.16 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -15.90%
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
313 187 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.60% 33.88% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 134 100
Average daily rate £325 £286 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £16.45 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 -2 92 £325 +9.24% 51
West Wales +1 23 £321 +4.47% 14
North Wales +3 5 - - 2
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 78 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.95%) Java
3 72 (29.88%) SQL Server
4 60 (24.90%) Oracle
5 56 (23.24%) Relational Database
6 55 (22.82%) XML
7 53 (21.99%) Spring
8 49 (20.33%) Web Services
9 47 (19.50%) HTML
9 47 (19.50%) Security Cleared
10 46 (19.09%) Finance
10 46 (19.09%) TDD
11 45 (18.67%) Windows
11 45 (18.67%) Microsoft
12 41 (17.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (15.35%) RDBMS
13 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
13 37 (15.35%) SC Cleared
13 37 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (13.69%) Scrum
15 31 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (12.45%) BDD
16 30 (12.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 30 (12.45%) .NET
17 29 (12.03%) SOAP
17 29 (12.03%) UNIX
18 28 (11.62%) REST
19 26 (10.79%) Selenium
20 25 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (10.37%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (7.05%) FileNet
1 17 (7.05%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.15%) SAS
2 10 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.49%) Apache
4 6 (2.49%) OpenROAD
5 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.07%) CMS
5 5 (2.07%) Lync
5 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.07%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.66%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.24%) IIS
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) CICS
8 2 (0.83%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
2 2 (0.83%) SPSS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.41%) Agresso
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.90%) GitHub
3 5 (2.07%) SaaS
4 3 (1.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) AMQP
2 7 (2.90%) HTTP
3 4 (1.66%) 4G
3 4 (1.66%) 2G
3 4 (1.66%) Internet
3 4 (1.66%) 3G
3 4 (1.66%) VPN
4 3 (1.24%) DHCP
4 3 (1.24%) DNS
4 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.83%) Network Security
5 2 (0.83%) Firewall
5 2 (0.83%) SAN
5 2 (0.83%) OSPF
5 2 (0.83%) BGP
5 2 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) RIP
6 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (29.88%) SQL Server
2 56 (23.24%) Relational Database
3 41 (17.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (15.35%) RDBMS
4 37 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (12.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (10.37%) MySQL
8 23 (9.54%) MongoDB
9 20 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (6.64%) Oracle Database
11 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (3.32%) MS Access
12 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (3.32%) Data Mining
13 6 (2.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 26 (10.79%) Selenium
2 21 (8.71%) Subversion
3 19 (7.88%) JUnit
4 17 (7.05%) Maven
5 14 (5.81%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.98%) Ant
7 11 (4.56%) Visual Studio
8 10 (4.15%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (3.73%) JIRA
10 8 (3.32%) Toad
11 6 (2.49%) eggPlant
11 6 (2.49%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.49%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.07%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.66%) Hudson
13 4 (1.66%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.24%) Cucumber
General
1 46 (19.09%) Finance
2 20 (8.30%) Banking
3 11 (4.56%) Retail
4 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.66%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 128 (53.11%) Developer
2 53 (21.99%) Java Developer
3 52 (21.58%) Analyst
4 25 (10.37%) DBA
5 19 (7.88%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.47%) SQL DBA
7 15 (6.22%) Data Analyst
8 12 (4.98%) Administrator
8 12 (4.98%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.15%) MI Analyst
10 9 (3.73%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.73%) Lead Business Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) C++ Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Perl Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (2.49%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.49%) Software Developer
13 6 (2.49%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.07%) C# Developer
14 5 (2.07%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.82%) XML
2 53 (21.99%) Spring
3 49 (20.33%) Web Services
4 47 (19.50%) HTML
5 30 (12.45%) .NET
6 29 (12.03%) SOAP
7 28 (11.62%) REST
8 25 (10.37%) CSS
9 24 (9.96%) ASP.NET
10 23 (9.54%) XSLT
11 22 (9.13%) J2EE
12 20 (8.30%) Hibernate
12 20 (8.30%) Struts
13 17 (7.05%) MyBatis
13 17 (7.05%) Java SE
14 15 (6.22%) jQuery
15 11 (4.56%) Ajax
15 11 (4.56%) JSON
16 9 (3.73%) RESTful
17 8 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.47%) Open Source
3 10 (4.15%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.15%) Replication
4 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.90%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.49%) Statistics
6 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.66%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.66%) Handset
7 4 (1.66%) GIS
8 3 (1.24%) User Experience
9 2 (0.83%) Informatics
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) Economics
10 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.67%) Windows
2 29 (12.03%) UNIX
3 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.22%) Linux
5 12 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.90%) CentOS
7 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.49%) AIX
8 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.09%) TDD
3 33 (13.69%) Scrum
4 30 (12.45%) BDD
5 24 (9.96%) MVC
6 23 (9.54%) SOA
7 19 (7.88%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.05%) UML
9 16 (6.64%) OO
9 16 (6.64%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.81%) ETL
12 13 (5.39%) CRM
12 13 (5.39%) Workflow
13 12 (4.98%) Unit Testing
13 12 (4.98%) Data Analysis
13 12 (4.98%) RAD
13 12 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.15%) Configuration Management
15 9 (3.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.95%) Java
2 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
3 20 (8.30%) C#
4 15 (6.22%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.81%) VBA
6 12 (4.98%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.56%) VB
8 10 (4.15%) PHP
9 9 (3.73%) Perl
10 8 (3.32%) C++
11 7 (2.90%) Scala
12 6 (2.49%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.07%) VC++
13 5 (2.07%) XPath
14 3 (1.24%) VBScript
14 3 (1.24%) Ruby
14 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.83%) Groovy
15 2 (0.83%) Python
15 2 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 47 (19.50%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.15%) MCITP
5 8 (3.32%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.07%) ISEB
6 5 (2.07%) MCTS
7 4 (1.66%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.24%) Degree
9 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.83%) MCSE
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) MCSD
10 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Samba
3 1 (0.41%) Postfix
3 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.66%) Kibana
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Intune
3 3 (1.24%) SCCM
4 2 (0.83%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (24.90%) Oracle
2 45 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.88%) IBM
4 16 (6.64%) Red Gate
5 8 (3.32%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.90%) HP
6 7 (2.90%) Cognos
7 5 (2.07%) SAP
7 5 (2.07%) VMware
7 5 (2.07%) Teradata
8 4 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.66%) Apple
8 4 (1.66%) Sun
9 3 (1.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.83%) McAfee
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco
11 1 (0.41%) Remedy
11 1 (0.41%) Sage
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix
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