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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 168 88 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.14% 17.29% 15.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.80% 55.00% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 55 50
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£325 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £390 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +103.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £18.97 £8.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £31.67 £17.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
359 160 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.45% 31.43% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 93 108
Average daily rate £350 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +2 135 £325 +18.18% 63
West Wales -4 26 £345 +15.00%
North Wales 0 2 £110 -56.00% 4
Mid Wales - 1 £275 - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 113 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 82 (27.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (20.27%) Oracle
5 59 (19.93%) XML
6 57 (19.26%) Windows
7 56 (18.92%) Relational Database
8 55 (18.58%) Microsoft
9 52 (17.57%) Java
9 52 (17.57%) Security Cleared
10 49 (16.55%) T-SQL
11 47 (15.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 46 (15.54%) Finance
13 45 (15.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (14.86%) Web Services
15 43 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
16 42 (14.19%) SC Cleared
16 42 (14.19%) TDD
17 39 (13.18%) ETL
17 39 (13.18%) RDBMS
17 39 (13.18%) Spring
18 37 (12.50%) HTML
19 35 (11.82%) UNIX
19 35 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (10.81%) C#
21 31 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
22 29 (9.80%) SOAP
22 29 (9.80%) MVC
22 29 (9.80%) REST
23 28 (9.46%) Oracle Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 19 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.41%) SAS
3 15 (5.07%) WebSphere
3 15 (5.07%) IIS
3 15 (5.07%) FileNet
4 9 (3.04%) OpenROAD
5 7 (2.36%) Apache
6 6 (2.03%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.69%) Lync
8 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.68%) Documentum
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 14 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.03%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.38%) GitHub
3 5 (1.69%) Office 365
4 4 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.72%) AMQP
2 8 (2.70%) HTTP
3 7 (2.36%) Firewall
4 6 (2.03%) SAN
5 4 (1.35%) VPN
5 4 (1.35%) LAN
5 4 (1.35%) WAN
6 3 (1.01%) Network Security
6 3 (1.01%) DNS
6 3 (1.01%) DHCP
6 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.01%) MPLS
6 3 (1.01%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.68%) Wireless
7 2 (0.68%) OSPF
7 2 (0.68%) BGP
7 2 (0.68%) Intranet
7 2 (0.68%) SNMP
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 82 (27.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 47 (15.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (15.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (13.18%) RDBMS
8 31 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (9.46%) Oracle Database
10 26 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (8.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 24 (8.11%) MongoDB
12 23 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (6.42%) Oracle9i Database
14 19 (6.42%) MySQL
15 16 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (4.05%) MS Access
17 10 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (3.04%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 21 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.08%) Subversion
2 18 (6.08%) Selenium
3 14 (4.73%) JUnit
3 14 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.38%) GitLab
7 7 (2.36%) Toad
8 5 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.35%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.01%) Maven
11 2 (0.68%) NUnit
11 2 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.68%) Hudson
11 2 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 46 (15.54%) Finance
2 15 (5.07%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Retail
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
5 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.35%) Back Office
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Publishing
6 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 146 (49.32%) Developer
2 69 (23.31%) Analyst
3 33 (11.15%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.81%) DBA
5 29 (9.80%) SQL Developer
6 19 (6.42%) SQL DBA
7 17 (5.74%) MI Analyst
8 16 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.73%) Data Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (4.05%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.72%) Administrator
13 10 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (3.38%) Consultant
14 9 (3.04%) Microstrategy Developer
14 9 (3.04%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.70%) Database Specialist
16 7 (2.36%) C++ Developer
16 7 (2.36%) PHP Developer
17 6 (2.03%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.93%) XML
2 44 (14.86%) Web Services
3 39 (13.18%) Spring
4 37 (12.50%) HTML
5 29 (9.80%) SOAP
5 29 (9.80%) REST
6 26 (8.78%) .NET
7 20 (6.76%) CSS
8 18 (6.08%) XSLT
8 18 (6.08%) jQuery
9 17 (5.74%) JSON
10 16 (5.41%) Ajax
11 15 (5.07%) Java SE
11 15 (5.07%) HTML5
11 15 (5.07%) CSS3
11 15 (5.07%) MyBatis
11 15 (5.07%) Struts
12 13 (4.39%) WCF
12 13 (4.39%) J2EE
12 13 (4.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.11%) Open Source
3 21 (7.09%) Replication
4 17 (5.74%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.38%) NHS
6 8 (2.70%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.03%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.69%) Statistics
8 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.35%) User Experience
10 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.01%) GIS
11 2 (0.68%) Clustering
11 2 (0.68%) Informatics
12 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.34%) Wiki
12 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.26%) Windows
2 35 (11.82%) UNIX
3 14 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.39%) AIX
4 13 (4.39%) Linux
5 10 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.70%) CentOS
7 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.19%) TDD
3 39 (13.18%) ETL
4 35 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (9.80%) MVC
6 27 (9.12%) Scrum
7 24 (8.11%) BDD
7 24 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 24 (8.11%) Migration
8 23 (7.77%) SOA
9 17 (5.74%) Data Migration
9 17 (5.74%) CRM
10 15 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.73%) Change Data Capture
11 14 (4.73%) Analytics
11 14 (4.73%) Data Analysis
12 13 (4.39%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.05%) Database Tuning
14 11 (3.72%) UML
15 10 (3.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.57%) Java
2 49 (16.55%) T-SQL
3 32 (10.81%) C#
4 28 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.45%) PL/SQL
6 19 (6.42%) VBA
7 15 (5.07%) PHP
8 14 (4.73%) VB
9 9 (3.04%) C++
10 8 (2.70%) Perl
11 5 (1.69%) VC++
11 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.35%) C
12 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.35%) Korn
13 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.01%) XPath
13 3 (1.01%) Ruby
13 3 (1.01%) Python
13 3 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 42 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.04%) MCITP
5 6 (2.03%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.35%) Degree
7 3 (1.01%) ISEB
7 3 (1.01%) MCSE
8 2 (0.68%) MCTS
9 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.03%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) XenServer
4 1 (0.34%) Postfix
4 1 (0.34%) Samba
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) Windows Intune
2 4 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.01%) SCCM
4 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.68%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (0.68%) SCOM
4 2 (0.68%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (20.27%) Oracle
2 55 (18.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.07%) IBM
4 13 (4.39%) MicroStrategy
5 12 (4.05%) Business Objects
5 12 (4.05%) Cognos
6 9 (3.04%) Red Gate
6 9 (3.04%) VMware
7 8 (2.70%) Sage
8 7 (2.36%) SAP
9 6 (2.03%) Citrix
10 5 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.35%) Teradata
11 4 (1.35%) Remedy
11 4 (1.35%) Cisco
12 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.68%) BMC
13 2 (0.68%) Informatica
13 2 (0.68%) Juniper
13 2 (0.68%) McAfee
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberaeron, Dyfed
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £190.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago