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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 150 100 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.35% 14.71% 14.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.37% 37.04% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 64 37
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£314 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
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
292 270 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.62% 39.71% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 186 95
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £22.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 March 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 March 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 +5 117 £320 -11.72% 26
West Wales +7 24 £301 -24.75% 2
North Wales -10 2 £270 -1.81% 5
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SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 143 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 90 (30.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (26.01%) Security Cleared
4 69 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (22.64%) SC Cleared
6 63 (21.28%) PL/SQL
7 61 (20.61%) Oracle
8 58 (19.59%) Microsoft
9 56 (18.92%) T-SQL
10 47 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 46 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (15.20%) ETL
12 45 (15.20%) .NET
12 45 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 42 (14.19%) C#
14 38 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (12.16%) Windows
16 36 (12.16%) SharePoint
17 34 (11.49%) Oracle Database
18 31 (10.47%) Data Modelling
18 31 (10.47%) Migration
19 29 (9.80%) Oracle9i Database
19 29 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
20 28 (9.46%) XML
20 28 (9.46%) MS Excel
20 28 (9.46%) Java
21 26 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
22 25 (8.45%) MicroStrategy

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 36 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.05%) IIS
2 12 (4.05%) SAS
3 7 (2.36%) OpenROAD
4 6 (2.03%) Lync
5 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.01%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.01%) CMS
6 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.36%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.69%) SaaS
3 3 (1.01%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) SAN
1 5 (1.69%) Firewall
2 4 (1.35%) LAN
2 4 (1.35%) WAN
3 3 (1.01%) Intranet
3 3 (1.01%) Wireless
3 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.01%) Network Security
3 3 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.01%) NAS
3 3 (1.01%) MPLS
4 2 (0.68%) SNMP
5 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 90 (30.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 38 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (11.49%) Oracle Database
7 29 (9.80%) Oracle9i Database
7 29 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 21 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (7.09%) OLAP
11 19 (6.42%) PerformancePoint
12 14 (4.73%) MS Access
13 13 (4.39%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (4.05%) Relational Database
15 11 (3.72%) Impala
16 10 (3.38%) MySQL
17 9 (3.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 14 (4.73%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.04%) Maven
5 7 (2.36%) Toad
5 7 (2.36%) Subversion
6 6 (2.03%) JUnit
6 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.01%) Selenium
9 3 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.01%) Ant
9 3 (1.01%) NUnit
10 2 (0.68%) JIRA
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (6.76%) Finance
2 7 (2.36%) Marketing
3 6 (2.03%) Banking
3 6 (2.03%) Back Office
4 4 (1.35%) Publishing
5 3 (1.01%) Retail
5 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (48.31%) Developer
2 56 (18.92%) Analyst
3 50 (16.89%) SQL Developer
4 36 (12.16%) DBA
5 30 (10.14%) SQL DBA
6 17 (5.74%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.41%) AWS Developer
8 15 (5.07%) Tester
9 14 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.39%) Database Developer
10 13 (4.39%) Consultant
10 13 (4.39%) Administrator
11 12 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
12 11 (3.72%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.72%) Microstrategy Developer
13 10 (3.38%) MI Analyst
13 10 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 8 (2.70%) Team Leader
14 8 (2.70%) Java Team Leader
14 8 (2.70%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.20%) .NET
2 28 (9.46%) XML
3 20 (6.76%) MDX
4 19 (6.42%) WCF
4 19 (6.42%) ASP.NET
4 19 (6.42%) Web Services
5 17 (5.74%) SOAP
6 13 (4.39%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.05%) HTML
8 11 (3.72%) CSS
9 10 (3.38%) HTML5
10 9 (3.04%) Entity Framework
10 9 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.04%) jQuery
10 9 (3.04%) Ajax
11 8 (2.70%) Spring
12 6 (2.03%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.03%) LINQ
12 6 (2.03%) CSS3
13 4 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.09%) NHS
2 19 (6.42%) Replication
3 17 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.07%) Clustering
4 15 (5.07%) Mainframe
5 11 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.69%) User Experience
6 5 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.35%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.01%) IVR
8 3 (1.01%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.68%) Open Source
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.16%) Windows
2 21 (7.09%) UNIX
3 15 (5.07%) Linux
4 11 (3.72%) AIX
5 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (15.20%) ETL
4 31 (10.47%) Data Modelling
4 31 (10.47%) Migration
5 25 (8.45%) Data Migration
6 24 (8.11%) CRM
7 21 (7.09%) Scrum
8 18 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (5.74%) ITIL
10 14 (4.73%) Unit Testing
11 13 (4.39%) MVC
11 13 (4.39%) Analytics
12 12 (4.05%) Project Management
12 12 (4.05%) TDD
12 12 (4.05%) Automated Testing
12 12 (4.05%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.72%) Service Management
14 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.28%) PL/SQL
2 56 (18.92%) T-SQL
3 42 (14.19%) C#
4 28 (9.46%) Java
5 20 (6.76%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.38%) VBA
7 7 (2.36%) C
8 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.35%) Korn
8 4 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.35%) Perl
8 4 (1.35%) C++
9 3 (1.01%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (26.01%) Security Cleared
2 67 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.05%) Degree
4 7 (2.36%) ISEB
5 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.03%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.03%) MCITP
6 5 (1.69%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.39%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) Windows Intune
3 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.68%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (20.61%) Oracle
2 58 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.45%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (3.72%) Teradata
5 7 (2.36%) Sage
5 7 (2.36%) SAP
6 6 (2.03%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.69%) Citrix
8 4 (1.35%) Cognos
8 4 (1.35%) Cisco
8 4 (1.35%) VMware
9 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.01%) Avaya
9 3 (1.01%) Juniper
9 3 (1.01%) Remedy
10 2 (0.68%) HP
10 2 (0.68%) BMC
10 2 (0.68%) Informatica
10 2 (0.68%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
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