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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL 155 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.97% 11.27% 15.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.95% 30.07% 50.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 57 42
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£315 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £26.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
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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
388 306 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 50.00% 37.50% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 209 92
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 116 £325 -12.16% 26
West Wales +22 22 £313 +4.33% 4
North Wales -4 2 £270 +2.85% 2
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SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 146 (47.25%) SQL Server
2 88 (28.48%) Security Cleared
3 85 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (26.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (24.27%) SC Cleared
6 65 (21.04%) Microsoft
7 60 (19.42%) PL/SQL
8 59 (19.09%) .NET
8 59 (19.09%) Oracle
9 58 (18.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (16.83%) T-SQL
10 52 (16.83%) C#
11 48 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (13.92%) Java
14 41 (13.27%) SharePoint
15 39 (12.62%) XML
16 38 (12.30%) ETL
16 38 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (11.97%) Migration
17 37 (11.97%) Data Modelling
17 37 (11.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (10.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 31 (10.03%) MS Excel
18 31 (10.03%) UNIX
19 29 (9.39%) Windows
19 29 (9.39%) ASP.NET
20 28 (9.06%) OLAP
21 27 (8.74%) Scrum
21 27 (8.74%) Data Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 41 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.24%) SAS
2 10 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.94%) IIS
4 4 (1.29%) CMS
4 4 (1.29%) OpenROAD
4 4 (1.29%) Lync
5 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) JBoss
6 2 (0.65%) Confluence
6 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.65%) WildFly
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 31 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS Project
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.62%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.32%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.62%) Office 365
3 4 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) SAN
2 4 (1.29%) Network Security
3 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.97%) NAS
3 3 (0.97%) MPLS
3 3 (0.97%) Intranet
3 3 (0.97%) LAN
3 3 (0.97%) WAN
3 3 (0.97%) Wireless
3 3 (0.97%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (47.25%) SQL Server
2 82 (26.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (11.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (10.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 28 (9.06%) OLAP
8 27 (8.74%) Oracle Database
9 26 (8.41%) PerformancePoint
9 26 (8.41%) Oracle9i Database
10 25 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (3.88%) MySQL
14 12 (3.88%) MongoDB
15 11 (3.56%) MS Access
15 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (3.24%) DB2
16 10 (3.24%) Impala
Development Applications
1 58 (18.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (3.56%) Maven
5 8 (2.59%) Toad
5 8 (2.59%) JUnit
5 8 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.94%) Subversion
6 6 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.29%) Selenium
7 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.97%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.97%) JIRA
8 3 (0.97%) Ant
9 1 (0.32%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 19 (6.15%) Finance
2 7 (2.27%) Legal
3 5 (1.62%) Back Office
3 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.29%) Publishing
5 3 (0.97%) Marketing
5 3 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (56.63%) Developer
2 55 (17.80%) SQL Developer
3 48 (15.53%) Analyst
4 35 (11.33%) DBA
5 32 (10.36%) SQL DBA
6 22 (7.12%) AWS Developer
7 21 (6.80%) Tester
8 20 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.50%) Java Developer
10 16 (5.18%) Database Developer
10 16 (5.18%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.85%) Consultant
12 13 (4.21%) Test Analyst
12 13 (4.21%) Administrator
13 12 (3.88%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (3.56%) Senior Developer
15 10 (3.24%) Data Analyst
16 9 (2.91%) Business Analyst
17 8 (2.59%) Server Administrator
17 8 (2.59%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.09%) .NET
2 39 (12.62%) XML
3 29 (9.39%) ASP.NET
4 26 (8.41%) MDX
5 24 (7.77%) .NET Framework
6 22 (7.12%) SOAP
7 21 (6.80%) Web Services
8 18 (5.83%) jQuery
8 18 (5.83%) RESTful
9 16 (5.18%) HTML
9 16 (5.18%) WCF
10 15 (4.85%) CSS
11 13 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (3.88%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.56%) Mojolicious
13 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.24%) HTML5
14 10 (3.24%) OAuth
15 9 (2.91%) LINQ
15 9 (2.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.09%) NHS
2 15 (4.85%) Clustering
3 14 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.56%) Replication
6 8 (2.59%) AS400
7 6 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.94%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.94%) User Experience
8 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.97%) IVR
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.03%) UNIX
2 29 (9.39%) Windows
3 14 (4.53%) Linux
4 4 (1.29%) AIX
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (12.30%) ETL
4 37 (11.97%) Migration
4 37 (11.97%) Data Modelling
5 27 (8.74%) Scrum
5 27 (8.74%) Data Migration
6 25 (8.09%) TDD
7 23 (7.44%) Software Engineering
8 22 (7.12%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.15%) CRM
10 18 (5.83%) ITIL
11 16 (5.18%) MVC
11 16 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (4.53%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.88%) PRINCE2
13 12 (3.88%) OO
14 11 (3.56%) SDLC
14 11 (3.56%) Project Management
14 11 (3.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.42%) PL/SQL
2 52 (16.83%) T-SQL
2 52 (16.83%) C#
3 43 (13.92%) Java
4 24 (7.77%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.21%) Scala
6 11 (3.56%) Perl
7 7 (2.27%) C
8 6 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.62%) VBA
10 3 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.32%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) RPG
12 1 (0.32%) COBOL
12 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (28.48%) Security Cleared
2 75 (24.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.85%) Degree
4 10 (3.24%) ISEB
5 9 (2.91%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.27%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.94%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.62%) MCITP
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.88%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) COSO
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.97%) Windows Intune
2 3 (0.97%) SCOM
3 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 59 (19.09%) Oracle
3 18 (5.83%) MicroStrategy
4 17 (5.50%) Teradata
5 8 (2.59%) HP
6 7 (2.27%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.94%) SAP
8 3 (0.97%) Cognos
8 3 (0.97%) Avaya
8 3 (0.97%) Juniper
8 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco
8 3 (0.97%) OpenText
9 2 (0.65%) BMC
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) Siebel
10 1 (0.32%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.32%) Sage
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
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