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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 86 217 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.01% 24.74% 16.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.45% 48.22% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 149 81
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.00 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -23.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.93 £14.40 £20.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.33 £16.00 £21.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +35.00%
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
265 450 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.09% 51.31% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 323 226
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% +15.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -4 78 £350 +2.94% 29
West Wales -14 3 £375 +15.38% 5
Mid Wales -3 1 £338 -1.09%
North Wales - 1 £450 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 53 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.37%) Windows
3 42 (22.83%) Oracle
3 42 (22.83%) SQL Server
3 42 (22.83%) Microsoft
4 37 (20.11%) Security Cleared
5 35 (19.02%) Software Engineering
6 33 (17.93%) Finance
7 32 (17.39%) C#
8 31 (16.85%) SC Cleared
9 30 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (16.30%) Java
9 30 (16.30%) OO
10 28 (15.22%) Data Mapping
11 27 (14.67%) Oracle Database
11 27 (14.67%) UML
11 27 (14.67%) TCP/IP
12 26 (14.13%) Eclipse
12 26 (14.13%) Migration
13 25 (13.59%) ETL
13 25 (13.59%) OOA/OOD
13 25 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (13.59%) JavaScript
14 24 (13.04%) T-SQL
14 24 (13.04%) VoIP
14 24 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (12.50%) Visual Studio
15 23 (12.50%) Requirements Management
16 22 (11.96%) StarTeam
16 22 (11.96%) Data Migration

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 13 (7.07%) Apache
2 11 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.43%) Apache Spark
3 10 (5.43%) SAS
4 6 (3.26%) PowerExchange
4 6 (3.26%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.72%) Confluence
5 5 (2.72%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.63%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.63%) FileNet
6 3 (1.63%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.54%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.54%) Liferay
8 1 (0.54%) Moodle
8 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.54%) Tornado
Applications
1 18 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.63%) Stata
4 2 (1.09%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Office 365
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.67%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.04%) VoIP
3 22 (11.96%) SNMP
4 6 (3.26%) Skype
5 4 (2.17%) Intranet
6 3 (1.63%) LDAP
7 2 (1.09%) Firewall
7 2 (1.09%) HTTP
7 2 (1.09%) SAN
8 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.54%) LAN
8 1 (0.54%) SSH
8 1 (0.54%) WAN
8 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (14.67%) Oracle Database
4 25 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (4.89%) Big Data
8 9 (4.89%) Biml
8 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (4.89%) PowerCenter
9 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.80%) Data Mining
10 7 (3.80%) MS Access
10 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.26%) MySQL
12 5 (2.72%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (14.13%) Eclipse
2 23 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 22 (11.96%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (11.96%) StarTeam
4 15 (8.15%) Selenium
5 12 (6.52%) Maven
6 8 (4.35%) Ant
6 8 (4.35%) JIRA
7 7 (3.80%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.80%) JMeter
8 5 (2.72%) Subversion
9 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.63%) Hudson
10 3 (1.63%) JUnit
10 3 (1.63%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (17.93%) Finance
2 5 (2.72%) Banking
3 4 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Billing
5 1 (0.54%) Local Government
5 1 (0.54%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (34.24%) Developer
2 44 (23.91%) Analyst
3 23 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 17 (9.24%) SQL Analyst
5 15 (8.15%) Consultant
5 15 (8.15%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (8.15%) Test Analyst
6 14 (7.61%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.98%) Data Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Informatica Consultant
11 7 (3.80%) Data Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Data Migration Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Migration Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) C/C++ Developer
12 6 (3.26%) C/C++ Software Developer
12 6 (3.26%) C++/C# Developer
12 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.33%) XML
2 15 (8.15%) HTML
3 13 (7.07%) .NET
4 12 (6.52%) CSS
4 12 (6.52%) Spring
5 9 (4.89%) J2EE
5 9 (4.89%) Web Services
6 7 (3.80%) Ajax
6 7 (3.80%) jQuery
6 7 (3.80%) JSF
7 6 (3.26%) JSON
8 5 (2.72%) SOAP
9 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.17%) EJB
9 4 (2.17%) Facelets
9 4 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.17%) JPA
9 4 (2.17%) LAMP
9 4 (2.17%) RESTful
9 4 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.17%) iPad
3 3 (1.63%) Clustering
3 3 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.63%) iSeries
3 3 (1.63%) Replication
4 2 (1.09%) AS400
4 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.09%) NHS
4 2 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.37%) Windows
2 20 (10.87%) Linux
3 12 (6.52%) Unix
4 8 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.17%) AIX
6 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) SUSE
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.02%) Software Engineering
3 30 (16.30%) OO
4 28 (15.22%) Data Mapping
5 27 (14.67%) UML
6 26 (14.13%) Migration
7 25 (13.59%) ETL
7 25 (13.59%) OOA/OOD
8 23 (12.50%) Requirements Management
9 22 (11.96%) Data Migration
10 20 (10.87%) Data Analysis
11 18 (9.78%) Scrum
12 16 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (8.15%) SDLC
14 12 (6.52%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (5.98%) Software Testing
16 10 (5.43%) Waterfall
17 9 (4.89%) Database Tuning
17 9 (4.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.39%) C#
2 30 (16.30%) Java
3 25 (13.59%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 20 (10.87%) C++
6 19 (10.33%) C
7 17 (9.24%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.43%) PHP
9 7 (3.80%) Python
10 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.26%) VB
11 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.17%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.63%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.63%) Perl
13 3 (1.63%) R
13 3 (1.63%) Scala
13 3 (1.63%) VBA
14 2 (1.09%) RPG
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.07%) ISEB
4 11 (5.98%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.63%) Degree
7 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.09%) MCSE
8 2 (1.09%) PhD
8 2 (1.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.54%) HDFS
5 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) Xen
5 1 (0.54%) XenApp
5 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.54%) Oozie
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) Terraform
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (22.83%) Microsoft
1 42 (22.83%) Oracle
2 22 (11.96%) Coverity
3 13 (7.07%) Informatica
3 13 (7.07%) Teradata
4 6 (3.26%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.26%) VMware
5 5 (2.72%) Cognos
6 4 (2.17%) Guidewire
6 4 (2.17%) IBM
6 4 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.17%) Splunk
6 4 (2.17%) Zend
7 3 (1.63%) Adobe
7 3 (1.63%) ILOG
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) Rally
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.09%) SAP
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