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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL 132 122 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.70% 21.11% 20.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.98% 64.21% 64.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 89 72
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£325 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.42 £15.00 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -1.85%
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
281 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.80% 32.87% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 137 101
Average daily rate £325 £294 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.13 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.76 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 0 106 £325 +10.16% 48
West Wales +2 12 £268 -13.00% 8
North Wales +1 3 - - 5
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UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (30.36%) Java
2 61 (27.23%) SQL Server
3 54 (24.11%) Oracle
4 52 (23.21%) XML
5 51 (22.77%) Security Cleared
6 48 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 44 (19.64%) Web Services
7 44 (19.64%) HTML
7 44 (19.64%) Spring
8 43 (19.20%) Finance
9 42 (18.75%) Relational Database
10 41 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
12 39 (17.41%) Windows
13 37 (16.52%) TDD
14 35 (15.63%) JavaScript
15 34 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (12.95%) .NET
17 28 (12.50%) BDD
18 27 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (12.05%) Selenium
18 27 (12.05%) UNIX
19 26 (11.61%) Scrum
19 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (11.16%) MySQL
21 24 (10.71%) ASP.NET
21 24 (10.71%) CSS
21 24 (10.71%) RDBMS
22 22 (9.82%) J2EE
22 22 (9.82%) XSLT

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (7.14%) FileNet
1 16 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.57%) OpenROAD
4 7 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.13%) Apache
4 7 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.68%) CMS
5 6 (2.68%) Lync
5 6 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.79%) IIS
7 4 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.34%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.89%) SAS
9 2 (0.89%) Documentum
9 2 (0.89%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) SPSS
3 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.68%) SaaS
3 3 (1.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) 2G
1 6 (2.68%) 3G
1 6 (2.68%) 4G
2 5 (2.23%) VPN
3 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.79%) Internet
4 3 (1.34%) SAN
4 3 (1.34%) DNS
4 3 (1.34%) DHCP
4 3 (1.34%) HTTP
5 2 (0.89%) OSPF
5 2 (0.89%) BGP
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
5 2 (0.89%) SSL
5 2 (0.89%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) VLAN
6 1 (0.45%) VPLS
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 34 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (11.16%) MySQL
7 24 (10.71%) RDBMS
8 21 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (5.36%) Ingres
11 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.57%) MongoDB
14 7 (3.13%) MS Access
15 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.79%) Star Schema
16 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
17 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (12.05%) Selenium
2 20 (8.93%) Subversion
3 19 (8.48%) Maven
4 18 (8.04%) JUnit
5 14 (6.25%) Ant
6 12 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.36%) Apache Ivy
7 11 (4.91%) JIRA
7 11 (4.91%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.57%) Toad
8 8 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.57%) eggPlant
9 7 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 6 (2.68%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.68%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.79%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.79%) Hudson
13 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 43 (19.20%) Finance
2 17 (7.59%) Banking
3 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.68%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 3 (1.34%) Marketing
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 118 (52.68%) Developer
2 50 (22.32%) Java Developer
3 45 (20.09%) Analyst
4 18 (8.04%) DBA
5 17 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 13 (5.80%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.46%) MI Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) Administrator
10 8 (3.57%) C++ Developer
10 8 (3.57%) Perl Developer
11 7 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.68%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.68%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.68%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.68%) QA Leader
13 5 (2.23%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.21%) XML
2 44 (19.64%) Web Services
2 44 (19.64%) HTML
2 44 (19.64%) Spring
3 29 (12.95%) .NET
4 24 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 24 (10.71%) CSS
5 22 (9.82%) J2EE
5 22 (9.82%) XSLT
6 21 (9.38%) SOAP
7 20 (8.93%) Hibernate
8 19 (8.48%) REST
8 19 (8.48%) Struts
9 16 (7.14%) Java SE
9 16 (7.14%) MyBatis
10 14 (6.25%) jQuery
11 10 (4.46%) RESTful
12 9 (4.02%) Ajax
13 8 (3.57%) Mojolicious
13 8 (3.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.68%) Handset
4 5 (2.23%) Statistics
4 5 (2.23%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.23%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.79%) GIS
6 3 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) Economics
8 1 (0.45%) Wiki
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.41%) Windows
2 27 (12.05%) UNIX
3 20 (8.93%) Linux
4 16 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.36%) AIX
5 12 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.91%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.89%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.52%) TDD
3 28 (12.50%) BDD
4 26 (11.61%) Scrum
5 16 (7.14%) UML
5 16 (7.14%) OO
5 16 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 15 (6.70%) CRM
7 14 (6.25%) MVC
8 13 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.36%) SOA
9 12 (5.36%) RAD
9 12 (5.36%) Workflow
9 12 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.91%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.91%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.02%) ETL
12 8 (3.57%) Regression Testing
12 8 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.36%) Java
2 35 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.48%) C#
4 18 (8.04%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.36%) VBA
6 10 (4.46%) Perl
7 9 (4.02%) PHP
7 9 (4.02%) VB
8 8 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.57%) C++
8 8 (3.57%) Scala
9 5 (2.23%) XPath
9 5 (2.23%) VC++
10 4 (1.79%) C
10 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.34%) VBScript
11 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.89%) XQuery
12 2 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.46%) MCITP
5 8 (3.57%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.68%) ISEB
6 6 (2.68%) MCTS
7 5 (2.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.34%) Degree
8 3 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.89%) MCSE
9 2 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.45%) MCSD
10 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.89%) UAG
3 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.45%) Postfix
3 1 (0.45%) XenServer
3 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (4.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.79%) Kibana
2 4 (1.79%) SCCM
3 3 (1.34%) Windows Intune
3 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.89%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 54 (24.11%) Oracle
2 48 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.04%) IBM
4 16 (7.14%) Red Gate
5 9 (4.02%) HP
6 7 (3.13%) Cognos
6 7 (3.13%) VMware
7 6 (2.68%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.68%) Apple
7 6 (2.68%) Sun
8 5 (2.23%) Teradata
9 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.34%) JBoss
10 3 (1.34%) SAP
10 3 (1.34%) Remedy
10 3 (1.34%) McAfee
11 2 (0.89%) Cisco
11 2 (0.89%) Citrix
12 1 (0.45%) Northgate
12 1 (0.45%) Capita
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