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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 163 78 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.59% 15.51% 14.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.51% 46.99% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 52 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £8.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +229.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.81%
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
336 166 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.63% 33.00% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 113 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +195.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 +6 135 £350 - 73
West Wales -3 22 £365 +21.26% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £275 -
North Wales - - - - 10
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 118 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 89 (29.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (20.88%) Oracle
5 56 (18.86%) Security Cleared
6 53 (17.85%) T-SQL
7 52 (17.51%) PL/SQL
8 48 (16.16%) ETL
8 48 (16.16%) SC Cleared
9 42 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (14.14%) Windows
10 41 (13.80%) Microsoft
11 40 (13.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (13.13%) UNIX
13 38 (12.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (12.79%) Oracle Database
13 38 (12.79%) Relational Database
14 37 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 37 (12.46%) Data Modelling
15 36 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (11.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 34 (11.45%) Java
18 33 (11.11%) RDBMS
18 33 (11.11%) Finance
18 33 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (10.44%) Oracle9i Database
20 29 (9.76%) MVC
20 29 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 28 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
22 27 (9.09%) .NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.06%) SAS
3 13 (4.38%) OpenROAD
4 12 (4.04%) IIS
5 6 (2.02%) Apache
6 5 (1.68%) Lync
6 5 (1.68%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) FileNet
9 1 (0.34%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.69%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.37%) GitHub
3 4 (1.35%) SaaS
4 3 (1.01%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) AMQP
2 8 (2.69%) HTTP
3 5 (1.68%) Firewall
3 5 (1.68%) SAN
4 4 (1.35%) LAN
4 4 (1.35%) WAN
5 3 (1.01%) NAS
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.01%) Network Security
5 3 (1.01%) Wireless
5 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.01%) Intranet
5 3 (1.01%) MPLS
6 2 (0.67%) SNMP
7 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 89 (29.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (13.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (12.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (12.79%) Oracle Database
4 38 (12.79%) Relational Database
5 37 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (11.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 33 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 31 (10.44%) Oracle9i Database
10 29 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (8.08%) MongoDB
13 22 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (5.05%) Ingres
15 13 (4.38%) MS Access
15 13 (4.38%) OLAP
16 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (4.04%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (4.04%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.70%) Toad
6 10 (3.37%) GitLab
7 8 (2.69%) Maven
7 8 (2.69%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (2.02%) Subversion
9 5 (1.68%) Selenium
10 4 (1.35%) Ant
10 4 (1.35%) JUnit
11 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.67%) NUnit
12 2 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.34%) Hudson
13 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (11.11%) Finance
2 14 (4.71%) Banking
3 9 (3.03%) Retail
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
5 4 (1.35%) Back Office
5 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.35%) Publishing
5 4 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (48.48%) Developer
2 65 (21.89%) Analyst
3 35 (11.78%) SQL Developer
4 25 (8.42%) DBA
5 14 (4.71%) .NET Developer
5 14 (4.71%) SQL DBA
5 14 (4.71%) MI Analyst
6 13 (4.38%) Tester
6 13 (4.38%) Consultant
6 13 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (4.38%) Data Analyst
7 11 (3.70%) Microstrategy Developer
7 11 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.37%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (3.37%) Database Developer
9 9 (3.03%) Administrator
10 8 (2.69%) Database Specialist
11 7 (2.36%) Developer Analyst
11 7 (2.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.09%) .NET
2 26 (8.75%) SOAP
3 25 (8.42%) XML
4 23 (7.74%) Web Services
5 20 (6.73%) HTML
5 20 (6.73%) REST
6 19 (6.40%) jQuery
7 18 (6.06%) CSS
7 18 (6.06%) Ajax
8 17 (5.72%) JSON
9 16 (5.39%) CSS3
9 16 (5.39%) HTML5
10 15 (5.05%) Spring
11 12 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (4.04%) MDX
11 12 (4.04%) WCF
12 11 (3.70%) ASP.NET
13 10 (3.37%) Spring MVC
14 8 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (2.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.74%) Open Source
2 20 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.40%) Replication
4 17 (5.72%) Mainframe
5 12 (4.04%) NHS
6 9 (3.03%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.02%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.68%) User Experience
8 5 (1.68%) Statistics
8 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.34%) Informatics
10 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.14%) Windows
2 39 (13.13%) UNIX
3 17 (5.72%) AIX
4 14 (4.71%) Linux
5 8 (2.69%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.36%) CentOS
6 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.16%) ETL
3 42 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (12.46%) Data Modelling
5 29 (9.76%) MVC
6 25 (8.42%) Migration
7 23 (7.74%) Scrum
8 22 (7.41%) TDD
9 20 (6.73%) Data Migration
10 18 (6.06%) CRM
11 17 (5.72%) Analytics
12 14 (4.71%) SOA
12 14 (4.71%) Change Data Capture
13 12 (4.04%) Data Analysis
13 12 (4.04%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.70%) Database Tuning
15 10 (3.37%) Validation
15 10 (3.37%) Mentoring
16 8 (2.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.85%) T-SQL
2 52 (17.51%) PL/SQL
3 34 (11.45%) Java
4 26 (8.75%) C#
5 21 (7.07%) JavaScript
6 17 (5.72%) VBA
7 12 (4.04%) VB
8 11 (3.70%) PHP
9 7 (2.36%) Perl
10 6 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.35%) C
11 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.35%) Korn
12 2 (0.67%) Python
12 2 (0.67%) C++
12 2 (0.67%) Ruby
12 2 (0.67%) Scala
13 1 (0.34%) PHP5
13 1 (0.34%) PHP4
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (18.86%) Security Cleared
2 48 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.68%) Degree
4 3 (1.01%) ISEB
4 3 (1.01%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MCITP
5 1 (0.34%) CISA
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) COSO
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.01%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 2 (0.67%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (20.88%) Oracle
2 41 (13.80%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.42%) MicroStrategy
4 12 (4.04%) Business Objects
4 12 (4.04%) Cognos
5 11 (3.70%) SAP
6 9 (3.03%) Teradata
7 8 (2.69%) Sage
8 6 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.68%) Citrix
10 4 (1.35%) Remedy
10 4 (1.35%) Cisco
10 4 (1.35%) VMware
11 3 (1.01%) Juniper
12 2 (0.67%) BMC
12 2 (0.67%) Informatica
12 2 (0.67%) Aprimo
13 1 (0.34%) Tableau
13 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.34%) Google
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