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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 157 94 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.23% 18.40% 15.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.10% 56.63% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 60 42
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.97 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +35.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.98 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £19.09 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.20 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -20.00%
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
382 166 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.23% 32.49% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 98 101
Average daily rate £350 £286 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £389 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.99 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% +11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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 +3 125 £325 +18.18% 60
West Wales -9 24 £373 +24.16% 2
North Wales 0 4 £110 -56.00% 5
Mid Wales - - - - 3
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 103 (35.89%) SQL Server
2 76 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (21.95%) XML
4 63 (21.95%) Relational Database
5 60 (20.91%) Java
6 59 (20.56%) Windows
7 56 (19.51%) Oracle
8 52 (18.12%) Microsoft
9 49 (17.07%) HTML
10 47 (16.38%) Finance
10 47 (16.38%) Spring
10 47 (16.38%) Security Cleared
11 46 (16.03%) T-SQL
11 46 (16.03%) RDBMS
12 44 (15.33%) Web Services
12 44 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (15.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (15.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 42 (14.63%) TDD
14 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
15 37 (12.89%) ETL
16 36 (12.54%) SC Cleared
17 33 (11.50%) UNIX
18 32 (11.15%) C#
18 32 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
19 30 (10.45%) .NET
20 29 (10.10%) SOAP
20 29 (10.10%) MVC
20 29 (10.10%) REST

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (5.23%) FileNet
1 15 (5.23%) SAS
1 15 (5.23%) WebSphere
2 14 (4.88%) IIS
3 11 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.14%) OpenROAD
5 7 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.44%) Apache
6 6 (2.09%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.05%) CMS
8 3 (1.05%) Lync
8 3 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.70%) Documentum
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.35%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) SAP IS-U
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.48%) GitHub
3 3 (1.05%) Office 365
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.83%) AMQP
2 8 (2.79%) HTTP
3 7 (2.44%) Firewall
4 4 (1.39%) VPN
5 3 (1.05%) Internet
5 3 (1.05%) DNS
5 3 (1.05%) DHCP
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) LAN
6 2 (0.70%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) OSPF
6 2 (0.70%) SAN
6 2 (0.70%) BGP
7 1 (0.35%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.35%) IPsec
7 1 (0.35%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) IPv6
7 1 (0.35%) MPLS
7 1 (0.35%) RIP
7 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (35.89%) SQL Server
2 72 (25.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (21.95%) Relational Database
4 46 (16.03%) RDBMS
5 44 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (15.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (15.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (8.71%) Oracle Database
9 24 (8.36%) MongoDB
10 20 (6.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (6.62%) MySQL
11 19 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (6.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (5.92%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (4.53%) Oracle9i Database
15 12 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (3.48%) MS Access
17 9 (3.14%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 18 (6.27%) Subversion
2 16 (5.57%) Selenium
3 14 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.88%) JUnit
4 13 (4.53%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.44%) Toad
6 6 (2.09%) Maven
7 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.05%) Ant
10 2 (0.70%) Hudson
10 2 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.70%) NUnit
11 1 (0.35%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 47 (16.38%) Finance
2 18 (6.27%) Banking
3 14 (4.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.09%) Marketing
5 4 (1.39%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Back Office
5 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 144 (50.17%) Developer
2 70 (24.39%) Analyst
3 41 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 28 (9.76%) DBA
5 26 (9.06%) SQL Developer
6 18 (6.27%) .NET Developer
7 17 (5.92%) MI Analyst
8 16 (5.57%) Data Analyst
9 15 (5.23%) SQL DBA
10 13 (4.53%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.14%) Administrator
14 8 (2.79%) Database Specialist
14 8 (2.79%) PHP Developer
15 7 (2.44%) C++ Developer
15 7 (2.44%) Software Engineer
15 7 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
16 6 (2.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.95%) XML
2 49 (17.07%) HTML
3 47 (16.38%) Spring
4 44 (15.33%) Web Services
5 30 (10.45%) .NET
6 29 (10.10%) SOAP
6 29 (10.10%) REST
7 28 (9.76%) CSS
8 21 (7.32%) XSLT
9 19 (6.62%) J2EE
10 18 (6.27%) jQuery
10 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET
11 17 (5.92%) Ajax
11 17 (5.92%) JSON
12 16 (5.57%) Hibernate
13 15 (5.23%) Struts
13 15 (5.23%) Java SE
13 15 (5.23%) MyBatis
14 13 (4.53%) WCF
14 13 (4.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (8.36%) Open Source
2 21 (7.32%) Replication
3 17 (5.92%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.14%) NHS
5 8 (2.79%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.44%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.09%) Statistics
7 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.74%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.39%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) GIS
10 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.70%) Informatics
11 2 (0.70%) Clustering
12 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.56%) Windows
2 33 (11.50%) UNIX
3 17 (5.92%) Linux
4 14 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.53%) AIX
5 13 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.48%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.79%) CentOS
8 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Debian
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.63%) TDD
3 37 (12.89%) ETL
4 29 (10.10%) MVC
5 28 (9.76%) Scrum
6 26 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (8.36%) BDD
8 23 (8.01%) SOA
9 20 (6.97%) Data Modelling
10 17 (5.92%) Migration
11 16 (5.57%) UML
12 15 (5.23%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.23%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.88%) Change Data Capture
13 14 (4.88%) CRM
14 13 (4.53%) Data Migration
14 13 (4.53%) Analytics
15 12 (4.18%) Unit Testing
15 12 (4.18%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.91%) Java
2 46 (16.03%) T-SQL
3 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.15%) C#
5 22 (7.67%) PL/SQL
6 20 (6.97%) VBA
7 15 (5.23%) PHP
8 14 (4.88%) VB
9 9 (3.14%) C++
10 8 (2.79%) Perl
11 5 (1.74%) VC++
11 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.39%) Korn
12 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.05%) Python
13 3 (1.05%) VBScript
13 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.05%) XPath
13 3 (1.05%) Ruby
14 2 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.14%) MCITP
5 6 (2.09%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.39%) MCTS
7 3 (1.05%) MCSE
8 2 (0.70%) Degree
8 2 (0.70%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) MCSD
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) SLA
1 3 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) Samba
3 1 (0.35%) Postfix
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Kibana
1 4 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.05%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.05%) SCCM
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (19.51%) Oracle
2 52 (18.12%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.92%) IBM
4 11 (3.83%) Cognos
4 11 (3.83%) Business Objects
5 10 (3.48%) Red Gate
6 9 (3.14%) VMware
7 7 (2.44%) Teradata
7 7 (2.44%) SAP
7 7 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (2.44%) Sage
8 6 (2.09%) Citrix
9 4 (1.39%) Remedy
10 3 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.70%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco
11 2 (0.70%) Informatica
11 2 (0.70%) McAfee
12 1 (0.35%) ESRI
South Wales
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £36000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £300 - £315 per day all inclusive
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Caerphilly
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago