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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Wales
Rank 11 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 75 155 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.74% 23.07% 21.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.88% 49.05% 52.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 114 87
Median daily rate £320 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+77.61% -24.93%

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
279 316 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.97% 47.02% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 218 176
Median daily rate £413 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 4
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 66 £300 -7.69% 19
West Wales -15 5 £338 -25.00% 4
North Wales -1 1 £175 - 5
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.32%) Java
3 49 (25.65%) Oracle
4 46 (24.08%) XML
5 45 (23.56%) SQL Server
6 44 (23.04%) Windows
7 41 (21.47%) HTML
8 39 (20.42%) CSS
9 38 (19.90%) Linux
10 36 (18.85%) Scrum
10 36 (18.85%) Security Cleared
11 34 (17.80%) Selenium
12 33 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
14 31 (16.23%) QA
15 30 (15.71%) Cucumber
15 30 (15.71%) Mentoring
16 29 (15.18%) SC Cleared
17 28 (14.66%) Automated Testing
18 27 (14.14%) JUnit
18 27 (14.14%) JSON
18 27 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (13.09%) WebLogic
19 25 (13.09%) ETL
20 24 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
21 23 (12.04%) JBehave
21 23 (12.04%) Unix
21 23 (12.04%) JavaScript
21 23 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (12.04%) Spring

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 25 (13.09%) WebLogic
2 20 (10.47%) Apache
3 7 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.14%) PowerExchange
5 5 (2.62%) Confluence
5 5 (2.62%) Liferay
5 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.57%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.57%) SAS
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.05%) IIS
7 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.52%) Jetty
8 1 (0.52%) Luigi
8 1 (0.52%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) Route 53
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.09%) HTTP
3 3 (1.57%) DNS
3 3 (1.57%) Intranet
3 3 (1.57%) SNMP
3 3 (1.57%) VoIP
4 2 (1.05%) Extranet
4 2 (1.05%) LDAP
4 2 (1.05%) SSH
4 2 (1.05%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) DSL
5 1 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.52%) IPsec
5 1 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (10.99%) MySQL
4 17 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (7.85%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (5.24%) PowerCenter
9 9 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.71%) QlikView
10 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.14%) Hadoop
12 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
12 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.62%) Big Data
14 4 (2.09%) HBase
14 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.80%) Selenium
2 30 (15.71%) Cucumber
3 27 (14.14%) JUnit
4 23 (12.04%) JBehave
5 18 (9.42%) Maven
6 16 (8.38%) Jenkins
7 14 (7.33%) Git (software)
8 12 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.19%) NUnit
10 7 (3.66%) MSBuild
10 7 (3.66%) MSTest
10 7 (3.66%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.14%) JIRA
11 6 (3.14%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.62%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (2.09%) JMeter
14 3 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (1.57%) Rational Performance Tester
14 3 (1.57%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (8.38%) Finance
2 7 (3.66%) Advertising
3 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.09%) Electronics
5 4 (2.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Military
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (52.36%) Developer
2 38 (19.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (8.90%) Analyst
4 14 (7.33%) Test Analyst
5 13 (6.81%) Consultant
5 13 (6.81%) DBA
5 13 (6.81%) Tester
6 12 (6.28%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.28%) SQL DBA
7 11 (5.76%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.24%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 9 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Informatica Consultant
10 8 (4.19%) Manual Tester
11 7 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.08%) XML
2 41 (21.47%) HTML
3 39 (20.42%) CSS
4 27 (14.14%) JSON
5 23 (12.04%) Dropwizard
5 23 (12.04%) Spring
6 20 (10.47%) .NET
7 16 (8.38%) jQuery
8 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.71%) .NET Framework
10 9 (4.71%) Ajax
10 9 (4.71%) Web Services
10 9 (4.71%) Zend Framework
11 8 (4.19%) Entity Framework
11 8 (4.19%) Sass
12 7 (3.66%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.66%) LAMP
12 7 (3.66%) Unity DI Container
13 6 (3.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.24%) NHS
3 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (1.57%) iSeries
4 2 (1.05%) AS400
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.05%) Fintech
4 2 (1.05%) iPad
4 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.05%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.52%) Social Media
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.04%) Windows
2 38 (19.90%) Linux
3 23 (12.04%) Unix
4 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.85%) Scrum
3 30 (15.71%) Mentoring
4 28 (14.66%) Automated Testing
5 25 (13.09%) ETL
6 24 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (10.99%) Web Development
9 19 (9.95%) DevOps
10 17 (8.90%) OOP
11 16 (8.38%) Data Analysis
12 15 (7.85%) Load Testing
12 15 (7.85%) Software Delivery
13 14 (7.33%) MVC
14 13 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (5.76%) Migration
16 10 (5.24%) Business Analysis
16 10 (5.24%) Open Source
16 10 (5.24%) Test Scripting
16 10 (5.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.32%) Java
2 23 (12.04%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.38%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.33%) C#
5 10 (5.24%) PHP
6 8 (4.19%) C
6 8 (4.19%) Python
7 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.62%) Groovy
8 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.62%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.09%) Perl
10 3 (1.57%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) RPG
11 2 (1.05%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.05%) RPG/400
11 2 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (1.05%) Tcl
11 2 (1.05%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (18.85%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.81%) Degree
4 12 (6.28%) ISEB
5 9 (4.71%) ISTQB
6 8 (4.19%) MCDBA
6 8 (4.19%) MCITP
6 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PhD
8 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.23%) QA
2 7 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.09%) Docker
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.05%) HDFS
3 2 (1.05%) iptables
3 2 (1.05%) NFS
4 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) Ansible
1 5 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.57%) Puppet
3 2 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.05%) Oozie
3 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Ambari
4 1 (0.52%) Control-M
4 1 (0.52%) Fluentd
4 1 (0.52%) Grafana
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Marathon
4 1 (0.52%) Mesos
4 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.52%) Salt
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) Terraform
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (25.65%) Oracle
2 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.33%) Informatica
4 13 (6.81%) Teradata
5 9 (4.71%) RedGate
5 9 (4.71%) Zend
6 8 (4.19%) SAP
7 5 (2.62%) Splunk
8 4 (2.09%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.09%) HP
8 4 (2.09%) Tableau
8 4 (2.09%) VMware
9 3 (1.57%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.57%) Siebel
10 2 (1.05%) Cognos
10 2 (1.05%) Netezza
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.05%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago