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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 115 146 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.17% 18.99% 11.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.24% 43.07% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 51
Median daily rate £325 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.20 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -23.07%
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
346 339 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 57.67% 44.08% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 230 199
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.74 £32.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 95 £325 - 31
West Wales -1 6 £370 +7.48% 2
North Wales +6 4 £225 -16.66% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 108 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.80%) Java
3 69 (26.64%) SQL Server
4 63 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 58 (22.39%) OO
5 58 (22.39%) Software Engineering
6 55 (21.24%) jQuery
7 52 (20.08%) Unix
7 52 (20.08%) TDD
8 51 (19.69%) Windows
8 51 (19.69%) Oracle
9 46 (17.76%) Perl
9 46 (17.76%) Selenium
10 45 (17.37%) Security Cleared
11 44 (16.99%) .NET
12 41 (15.83%) XML
12 41 (15.83%) RESTful
13 40 (15.44%) C#
14 39 (15.06%) HTML
14 39 (15.06%) Cucumber
15 38 (14.67%) MongoDB
15 38 (14.67%) NoSQL
16 35 (13.51%) Mojolicious
17 34 (13.13%) Scala
17 34 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (13.13%) Finance
18 33 (12.74%) JavaScript
18 33 (12.74%) Go
19 32 (12.36%) Redis
19 32 (12.36%) Kafka

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 21 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (6.56%) Apache
3 13 (5.02%) IIS
4 11 (4.25%) SAS
5 9 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.32%) JBoss
7 5 (1.93%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.54%) Confluence
8 4 (1.54%) FileNet
8 4 (1.54%) LiveCycle
8 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.16%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.39%) Moodle
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.79%) MS Office
3 8 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Line 500
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.39%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.63%) Firewall
2 12 (4.63%) VoIP
3 8 (3.09%) SNMP
4 5 (1.93%) DNS
4 5 (1.93%) Internet
4 5 (1.93%) VPN
5 4 (1.54%) HTTP
5 4 (1.54%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.54%) SSH
5 4 (1.54%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.77%) LDAP
6 2 (0.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.67%) MongoDB
2 38 (14.67%) NoSQL
3 34 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (12.36%) Redis
5 30 (11.58%) Oracle Database
6 29 (11.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (8.49%) Relational Database
9 21 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (6.56%) RDBMS
12 15 (5.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (4.63%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (4.25%) MS Access
15 8 (3.09%) MySQL
16 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
17 6 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (17.76%) Selenium
2 39 (15.06%) Cucumber
3 25 (9.65%) Visual Studio
4 20 (7.72%) Subversion
4 20 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.56%) JIRA
6 16 (6.18%) Maven
7 14 (5.41%) Eclipse
8 13 (5.02%) Git (software)
9 12 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (3.86%) JUnit
11 8 (3.09%) Ant
11 8 (3.09%) Jenkins
11 8 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (2.70%) QAComplete
12 7 (2.70%) StarTeam
13 6 (2.32%) Concordion
14 5 (1.93%) DbUnit
14 5 (1.93%) JMeter
14 5 (1.93%) Spock
General
1 34 (13.13%) Finance
2 26 (10.04%) Legal
3 6 (2.32%) Back Office
4 4 (1.54%) Advertising
5 3 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 132 (50.97%) Developer
2 48 (18.53%) Analyst
3 23 (8.88%) SQL Developer
4 22 (8.49%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 20 (7.72%) Perl Developer
7 19 (7.34%) SQL Analyst
8 17 (6.56%) Tester
9 13 (5.02%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.63%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.63%) Data Analyst
10 12 (4.63%) DBA
11 11 (4.25%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.86%) Administrator
12 10 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.47%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.09%) Consultant
14 8 (3.09%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.24%) jQuery
2 44 (16.99%) .NET
3 41 (15.83%) RESTful
3 41 (15.83%) XML
4 39 (15.06%) HTML
5 35 (13.51%) Mojolicious
6 32 (12.36%) Kafka
7 23 (8.88%) CSS
8 20 (7.72%) .NET Framework
8 20 (7.72%) Web Services
9 19 (7.34%) Entity Framework
9 19 (7.34%) OAuth2
10 15 (5.79%) Ajax
11 14 (5.41%) SOAP
12 13 (5.02%) ASP.NET
13 11 (4.25%) LINQ
13 11 (4.25%) WCF
13 11 (4.25%) WinForms
14 10 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.02%) NHS
2 9 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.32%) Clustering
4 6 (2.32%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.93%) AS400
6 4 (1.54%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.54%) PKI
7 3 (1.16%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) CMDB
8 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.77%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.39%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.08%) Unix
2 51 (19.69%) Windows
3 19 (7.34%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.41%) Linux
5 11 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.77%) AIX
8 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.39%) OO
2 58 (22.39%) Software Engineering
3 52 (20.08%) TDD
4 25 (9.65%) Scrum
5 23 (8.88%) Unit Testing
6 21 (8.11%) Migration
7 20 (7.72%) MVC
8 19 (7.34%) OOP
9 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.18%) ETL
10 16 (6.18%) UML
11 15 (5.79%) Data Migration
12 14 (5.41%) V-Model
13 11 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.25%) CRM
13 11 (4.25%) SDLC
14 10 (3.86%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (3.86%) Release Management
15 9 (3.47%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.80%) Java
2 46 (17.76%) Perl
3 40 (15.44%) C#
4 34 (13.13%) Scala
5 33 (12.74%) Go
5 33 (12.74%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.04%) T-SQL
7 25 (9.65%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.41%) C++
9 11 (4.25%) C
10 10 (3.86%) PHP
11 7 (2.70%) ANSI SQL
11 7 (2.70%) RPG
12 5 (1.93%) Python
12 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.93%) VBA
13 4 (1.54%) VC++
14 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.16%) Ruby
15 2 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (17.37%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.47%) Degree
5 8 (3.09%) ISEB
6 7 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.16%) CCNA
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.39%) MCAD
10 1 (0.39%) MCSD
10 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.16%) QA
4 2 (0.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.93%) vSphere
4 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.09%) Ansible
2 4 (1.54%) Puppet
2 4 (1.54%) yum
3 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.69%) Oracle
3 17 (6.56%) Teradata
4 16 (6.18%) Informatica
5 13 (5.02%) Cisco
6 12 (4.63%) VMware
7 8 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (2.70%) Coverity
9 5 (1.93%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.54%) Adobe
10 4 (1.54%) ILOG
10 4 (1.54%) Splunk
11 3 (1.16%) Citrix
11 3 (1.16%) IBM
11 3 (1.16%) Zend
12 2 (0.77%) BMC
12 2 (0.77%) Remedy
12 2 (0.77%) Sage
12 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wales
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
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