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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 170 141 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.30% 18.90% 18.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.15% 50.36% 63.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 98 69
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £19.90 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.16% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £14.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £23.98 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
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
394 280 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.72% 37.53% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 200 112
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -50.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.70 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +1 104 £325 -3.70% 24
West Wales +2 24 £313 +16.82% 1
Mid Wales - 7 £273 - 1
North Wales 0 1 £313 - 2
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 154 (48.58%) SQL Server
2 98 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (26.81%) Microsoft
4 80 (25.24%) Security Cleared
5 72 (22.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (21.45%) .NET
7 67 (21.14%) SC Cleared
8 64 (20.19%) T-SQL
9 63 (19.87%) C#
10 54 (17.03%) XML
11 48 (15.14%) Oracle
11 48 (15.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 47 (14.83%) Migration
13 46 (14.51%) Java
13 46 (14.51%) PL/SQL
14 42 (13.25%) ETL
15 41 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (11.99%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (11.99%) Scrum
18 36 (11.36%) ASP.NET
18 36 (11.36%) Web Services
19 35 (11.04%) Windows
19 35 (11.04%) MS Excel
20 34 (10.73%) TDD
21 33 (10.41%) SOAP
22 31 (9.78%) SharePoint
23 29 (9.15%) .NET Framework
24 27 (8.52%) Finance
24 27 (8.52%) NHS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.84%) SAS
4 8 (2.52%) IIS
5 7 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.21%) Confluence
6 4 (1.26%) Lync
6 4 (1.26%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.26%) CMS
6 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.95%) OpenROAD
7 3 (0.95%) JBoss
7 3 (0.95%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.63%) WildFly
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 35 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.68%) Agresso
2 8 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.32%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.26%) SAN
2 3 (0.95%) Firewall
2 3 (0.95%) NAS
3 1 (0.32%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) VoIP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) SNMP
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (48.58%) SQL Server
2 72 (22.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (15.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (8.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 22 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (5.99%) OLAP
10 18 (5.68%) PerformancePoint
10 18 (5.68%) MongoDB
11 16 (5.05%) Relational Database
12 15 (4.73%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (3.47%) MySQL
14 11 (3.47%) RDBMS
14 11 (3.47%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (3.47%) Oracle Database
15 9 (2.84%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 38 (11.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.15%) Maven
5 9 (2.84%) Toad
5 9 (2.84%) JIRA
5 9 (2.84%) Subversion
6 7 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.89%) JUnit
7 6 (1.89%) Selenium
7 6 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.89%) Hudson
7 6 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.58%) Spock
8 5 (1.58%) Geb
9 3 (0.95%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.63%) NUnit
11 1 (0.32%) StarTeam
General
1 27 (8.52%) Finance
2 8 (2.52%) Legal
3 6 (1.89%) Back Office
4 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.95%) Billing
6 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (55.21%) Developer
2 63 (19.87%) SQL Developer
3 51 (16.09%) Analyst
4 34 (10.73%) DBA
5 31 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 28 (8.83%) SQL DBA
7 25 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 22 (6.94%) Consultant
9 19 (5.99%) Tester
10 18 (5.68%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.42%) Test Analyst
11 14 (4.42%) Administrator
12 13 (4.10%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (4.10%) AWS Developer
13 12 (3.79%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.47%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.47%) Data Analyst
15 9 (2.84%) Database Developer
16 8 (2.52%) Server Administrator
17 7 (2.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.45%) .NET
2 54 (17.03%) XML
3 36 (11.36%) Web Services
3 36 (11.36%) ASP.NET
4 33 (10.41%) SOAP
5 29 (9.15%) .NET Framework
6 27 (8.52%) HTML
7 22 (6.94%) CSS
8 20 (6.31%) RESTful
9 18 (5.68%) MDX
9 18 (5.68%) Hibernate
9 18 (5.68%) Spring
10 17 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (5.05%) jQuery
12 15 (4.73%) WCF
13 14 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (3.79%) Mojolicious
14 12 (3.79%) Entity Framework
15 11 (3.47%) OAuth
16 10 (3.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.52%) NHS
2 18 (5.68%) Clustering
3 15 (4.73%) AS400
3 15 (4.73%) Replication
4 13 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.21%) User Experience
6 7 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.21%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.26%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.95%) GIS
9 3 (0.95%) IVR
9 3 (0.95%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.04%) Windows
2 26 (8.20%) UNIX
3 17 (5.36%) Linux
4 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.63%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.83%) Migration
3 42 (13.25%) ETL
4 41 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (11.99%) Scrum
6 34 (10.73%) TDD
7 26 (8.20%) Data Migration
8 24 (7.57%) Software Engineering
9 23 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (6.94%) SDLC
11 20 (6.31%) ERP
11 20 (6.31%) ITIL
12 18 (5.68%) OO
12 18 (5.68%) Data Modelling
12 18 (5.68%) MVC
12 18 (5.68%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.73%) CRM
14 13 (4.10%) UML
15 12 (3.79%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.19%) T-SQL
2 63 (19.87%) C#
3 46 (14.51%) Java
3 46 (14.51%) PL/SQL
4 27 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.42%) Scala
6 12 (3.79%) Perl
7 10 (3.15%) VBA
8 9 (2.84%) VB
9 7 (2.21%) C
10 5 (1.58%) Delphi
10 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.58%) VB6
11 4 (1.26%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) COBOL
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) RPG
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 80 (25.24%) Security Cleared
2 67 (21.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.99%) Degree
4 10 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.52%) ISEB
7 7 (2.21%) MCITP
8 6 (1.89%) MCDBA
9 4 (1.26%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.63%) OCP
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCSE
11 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (1.89%) HL7
2 5 (1.58%) QA
3 4 (1.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.26%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.95%) SCCM
3 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (26.81%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.14%) Oracle
3 22 (6.94%) Teradata
4 9 (2.84%) Cognos
5 8 (2.52%) HP
6 7 (2.21%) IBM
7 6 (1.89%) VMware
8 5 (1.58%) Twitter
8 5 (1.58%) Informatica
9 4 (1.26%) BMC
9 4 (1.26%) Remedy
10 3 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.95%) EMC
10 3 (0.95%) Citrix
10 3 (0.95%) Avaya
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco
10 3 (0.95%) SAP
10 3 (0.95%) ESRI
10 3 (0.95%) OpenText
11 2 (0.63%) AppSense
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + Flexible for right candidate
Posted: 9 days ago