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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 150 88 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.58% 12.26% 15.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.38% 31.54% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 37
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£323 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
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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
338 279 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.13% 38.86% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 193 93
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +5 119 £325 -5.79% 31
West Wales +19 26 £344 -1.64% 4
North Wales -8 2 £270 +2.85% 2
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UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 142 (46.41%) SQL Server
2 89 (29.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 82 (26.80%) Security Cleared
4 73 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 71 (23.20%) Oracle
7 70 (22.88%) SC Cleared
8 53 (17.32%) T-SQL
9 52 (16.99%) C#
9 52 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (16.99%) Microsoft
10 51 (16.67%) .NET
10 51 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 47 (15.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (13.07%) ETL
13 40 (13.07%) Java
13 40 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (12.75%) XML
15 38 (12.42%) SharePoint
15 38 (12.42%) Oracle Database
16 35 (11.44%) Data Modelling
17 33 (10.78%) Oracle9i Database
18 32 (10.46%) Windows
19 31 (10.13%) UNIX
20 30 (9.80%) Migration
21 29 (9.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 29 (9.48%) MS Excel
21 29 (9.48%) Oracle Database 10g
22 27 (8.82%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (12.42%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.59%) SAS
3 8 (2.61%) IIS
4 7 (2.29%) OpenROAD
4 7 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.31%) Lync
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) JBoss
7 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.65%) WildFly
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.29%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) SaaS
3 3 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) SAN
2 4 (1.31%) LAN
2 4 (1.31%) WAN
3 3 (0.98%) Intranet
3 3 (0.98%) Wireless
3 3 (0.98%) IP Telephony
3 3 (0.98%) Network Security
3 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.98%) NAS
3 3 (0.98%) MPLS
4 2 (0.65%) SNMP
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (46.41%) SQL Server
2 89 (29.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (15.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 40 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (12.42%) Oracle Database
7 33 (10.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 29 (9.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 29 (9.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 27 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (8.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (8.17%) OLAP
12 24 (7.84%) PerformancePoint
13 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (4.58%) Relational Database
15 13 (4.25%) MS Access
16 12 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (3.59%) Impala
17 11 (3.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (4.25%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.59%) Maven
5 8 (2.61%) Toad
5 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.29%) JUnit
7 6 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.96%) Subversion
7 6 (1.96%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.98%) Selenium
8 3 (0.98%) Ant
8 3 (0.98%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.65%) JIRA
9 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.33%) Hudson
General
1 17 (5.56%) Finance
2 7 (2.29%) Marketing
3 6 (1.96%) Back Office
4 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.63%) Legal
5 4 (1.31%) Publishing
6 3 (0.98%) Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 172 (56.21%) Developer
2 55 (17.97%) SQL Developer
3 49 (16.01%) Analyst
4 36 (11.76%) DBA
5 30 (9.80%) SQL DBA
6 19 (6.21%) AWS Developer
7 18 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Database Developer
9 16 (5.23%) Tester
10 13 (4.25%) Consultant
10 13 (4.25%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.25%) Administrator
11 12 (3.92%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (3.59%) Microstrategy Developer
13 9 (2.94%) MI Analyst
13 9 (2.94%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.61%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.61%) Team Leader
14 8 (2.61%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.67%) .NET
2 39 (12.75%) XML
3 24 (7.84%) Web Services
3 24 (7.84%) MDX
3 24 (7.84%) WCF
4 23 (7.52%) SOAP
5 22 (7.19%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.90%) .NET Framework
6 15 (4.90%) jQuery
7 13 (4.25%) RESTful
8 10 (3.27%) Entity Framework
8 10 (3.27%) LINQ
8 10 (3.27%) HTML
9 9 (2.94%) CSS
9 9 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.94%) Spring
10 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.61%) HTML5
10 8 (2.61%) Mojolicious
11 7 (2.29%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.17%) NHS
2 20 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.21%) Replication
4 15 (4.90%) Clustering
5 12 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.29%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.96%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.31%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.31%) User Experience
9 3 (0.98%) IVR
9 3 (0.98%) Statistics
9 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.65%) Open Source
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.46%) Windows
2 31 (10.13%) UNIX
3 14 (4.58%) Linux
4 11 (3.59%) AIX
5 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (13.07%) ETL
4 35 (11.44%) Data Modelling
5 30 (9.80%) Migration
6 25 (8.17%) Data Migration
7 24 (7.84%) CRM
8 21 (6.86%) Scrum
9 20 (6.54%) Software Engineering
9 20 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (6.21%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.21%) TDD
11 17 (5.56%) ITIL
12 15 (4.90%) Analytics
13 13 (4.25%) Automated Testing
14 11 (3.59%) MVC
14 11 (3.59%) Service Management
15 10 (3.27%) Project Management
15 10 (3.27%) Waterfall
16 9 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 53 (17.32%) T-SQL
3 52 (16.99%) C#
4 40 (13.07%) Java
5 20 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.92%) Perl
7 10 (3.27%) VBA
7 10 (3.27%) Scala
8 7 (2.29%) C
9 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.31%) Korn
10 4 (1.31%) C++
11 1 (0.33%) COBOL
11 1 (0.33%) PHP
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (26.80%) Security Cleared
2 70 (22.88%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.92%) Degree
4 7 (2.29%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.96%) MCDBA
5 6 (1.96%) ISEB
5 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.63%) MCITP
7 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.25%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.98%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (23.20%) Oracle
2 52 (16.99%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.17%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (3.59%) Teradata
5 7 (2.29%) Sage
6 5 (1.63%) HP
6 5 (1.63%) SAP
7 4 (1.31%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.31%) Citrix
7 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco
8 3 (0.98%) Remedy
8 3 (0.98%) Avaya
8 3 (0.98%) Juniper
8 3 (0.98%) Cognos
9 2 (0.65%) BMC
9 2 (0.65%) Aprimo
10 1 (0.33%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.33%) Siebel
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