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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Wales
Rank 15 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 60 136 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.65% 22.74% 23.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.91% 52.51% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 107 94
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%

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
287 259 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.14% 43.31% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 199 197
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -10 42 £300 -7.69% 18
West Wales -6 13 £375 +31.57% 3
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 77 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.86%) Java
3 45 (25.71%) Oracle
3 45 (25.71%) Windows
4 44 (25.14%) XML
5 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
6 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
7 37 (21.14%) Scrum
8 36 (20.57%) Linux
9 35 (20.00%) HTML
10 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
10 34 (19.43%) SC Cleared
11 33 (18.86%) CSS
12 32 (18.29%) Selenium
13 31 (17.71%) QA
13 31 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (16.57%) Cucumber
14 29 (16.57%) ETL
15 28 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (16.00%) JSON
15 28 (16.00%) Automated Testing
16 27 (15.43%) JUnit
16 27 (15.43%) Mentoring
17 24 (13.71%) WebLogic
18 23 (13.14%) Unix
18 23 (13.14%) Dropwizard
18 23 (13.14%) JBehave
18 23 (13.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
20 19 (10.86%) .NET

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 24 (13.71%) WebLogic
2 15 (8.57%) Apache
3 10 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.43%) PowerExchange
6 5 (2.86%) Liferay
7 4 (2.29%) SAS
8 3 (1.71%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.71%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.71%) Confluence
9 2 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) Stata
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) SNMP
1 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (4.00%) VoIP
2 6 (3.43%) Intranet
3 3 (1.71%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) Extranet
4 2 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.86%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (6.29%) MySQL
7 9 (5.14%) Big Data
7 9 (5.14%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.14%) PowerCenter
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.43%) QlikView
10 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.86%) HBase
11 5 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.29%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 32 (18.29%) Selenium
2 29 (16.57%) Cucumber
3 27 (15.43%) JUnit
4 23 (13.14%) JBehave
5 15 (8.57%) Maven
6 13 (7.43%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.57%) MSTest
9 8 (4.57%) NUnit
10 7 (4.00%) MSBuild
10 7 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (3.43%) JIRA
11 6 (3.43%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (2.86%) StarTeam
13 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.29%) JMeter
14 3 (1.71%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (9.71%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Advertising
3 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Electronics
4 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.29%) Marketing
5 3 (1.71%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (50.86%) Developer
2 37 (21.14%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.43%) Analyst
4 13 (7.43%) DBA
4 13 (7.43%) Test Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Consultant
5 12 (6.86%) SQL DBA
5 12 (6.86%) SQL Developer
6 10 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Tester
7 8 (4.57%) Informatica Consultant
7 8 (4.57%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Java Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.14%) XML
2 35 (20.00%) HTML
3 33 (18.86%) CSS
4 28 (16.00%) JSON
5 23 (13.14%) Dropwizard
6 19 (10.86%) .NET
6 19 (10.86%) Spring
7 15 (8.57%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.29%) jQuery
9 10 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.14%) Web Services
11 8 (4.57%) Entity Framework
12 7 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
13 6 (3.43%) SOAP
14 5 (2.86%) Ajax
14 5 (2.86%) J2EE
14 5 (2.86%) XML Schema
14 5 (2.86%) XSD
15 4 (2.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.43%) NHS
4 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) iSeries
5 2 (1.14%) AS400
5 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.14%) Fintech
5 2 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.14%) iPad
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.57%) Informatics
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.71%) Windows
2 36 (20.57%) Linux
3 23 (13.14%) Unix
4 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (21.14%) Scrum
3 29 (16.57%) ETL
4 28 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 27 (15.43%) Mentoring
6 23 (13.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (10.29%) Data Analysis
8 15 (8.57%) Software Delivery
9 13 (7.43%) DevOps
9 13 (7.43%) OO
9 13 (7.43%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.86%) MVC
11 11 (6.29%) Load Testing
11 11 (6.29%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.71%) Migration
12 10 (5.71%) Open Source
12 10 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.14%) OOP
13 9 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.86%) Java
2 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.14%) C#
4 14 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.86%) C
6 10 (5.71%) Python
7 9 (5.14%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.00%) C++
9 5 (2.86%) Groovy
9 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.71%) R
11 2 (1.14%) RPG
11 2 (1.14%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.14%) RPG/400
11 2 (1.14%) Ruby
11 2 (1.14%) VB
11 2 (1.14%) VBA
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) Degree
4 9 (5.14%) ISEB
5 8 (4.57%) MCDBA
5 8 (4.57%) MCITP
5 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) PhD
7 2 (1.14%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.71%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.14%) HDFS
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Ansible
1 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.14%) Oozie
3 1 (0.57%) Ambari
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (25.71%) Oracle
2 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.00%) Teradata
4 13 (7.43%) Informatica
5 8 (4.57%) RedGate
5 8 (4.57%) SAP
6 5 (2.86%) Coverity
6 5 (2.86%) Splunk
7 4 (2.29%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.29%) Guidewire
7 4 (2.29%) HP
7 4 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.29%) VMware
8 3 (1.71%) Cognos
8 3 (1.71%) Siebel
9 2 (1.14%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.14%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.14%) Tableau
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