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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 150 88 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.95% 15.41% 13.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.45% 41.71% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £13.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +89.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.42%
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
286 211 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.94% 36.95% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 140 85
Average daily rate £369 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £24.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 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
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 5 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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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 +6 112 £350 -3.44% 44
West Wales +3 32 £344 -1.64% 4
North Wales - - - - 12
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 129 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 91 (30.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (20.79%) Security Cleared
5 60 (19.80%) Oracle
6 55 (18.15%) SC Cleared
7 54 (17.82%) T-SQL
8 53 (17.49%) PL/SQL
9 45 (14.85%) Windows
10 44 (14.52%) ETL
10 44 (14.52%) Microsoft
10 44 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 43 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (13.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (13.20%) Data Modelling
14 39 (12.87%) Java
15 38 (12.54%) Oracle Database
16 37 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (11.88%) UNIX
18 35 (11.55%) SharePoint
18 35 (11.55%) Oracle Database 10g
19 34 (11.22%) .NET
20 33 (10.89%) Relational Database
21 32 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
22 31 (10.23%) Oracle9i Database
23 30 (9.90%) C#
23 30 (9.90%) MVC
23 30 (9.90%) Migration
24 28 (9.24%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 35 (11.55%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.61%) SAS
3 12 (3.96%) IIS
4 8 (2.64%) OpenROAD
5 6 (1.98%) Apache
5 6 (1.98%) Lync
6 4 (1.32%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.99%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.33%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.33%) FileNet
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.64%) MS Office
3 5 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.30%) GitHub
3 5 (1.65%) SaaS
4 3 (0.99%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.63%) AMQP
2 7 (2.31%) HTTP
3 5 (1.65%) Firewall
3 5 (1.65%) SAN
4 4 (1.32%) LAN
4 4 (1.32%) WAN
5 3 (0.99%) Wireless
5 3 (0.99%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.99%) Network Security
5 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.99%) NAS
5 3 (0.99%) Intranet
5 3 (0.99%) MPLS
6 2 (0.66%) SNMP
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 91 (30.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (13.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 40 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (12.54%) Oracle Database
6 37 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (11.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 33 (10.89%) Relational Database
9 32 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (10.23%) Oracle9i Database
11 28 (9.24%) RDBMS
12 27 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (8.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (7.59%) MongoDB
15 22 (7.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (6.27%) OLAP
17 17 (5.61%) PerformancePoint
18 12 (3.96%) MS Access
19 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (4.29%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.30%) GitLab
5 9 (2.97%) Subversion
6 8 (2.64%) Toad
7 7 (2.31%) Maven
8 6 (1.98%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.65%) Selenium
10 4 (1.32%) Ant
10 4 (1.32%) JUnit
11 3 (0.99%) NUnit
11 3 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.66%) JIRA
13 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 25 (8.25%) Finance
2 7 (2.31%) Banking
2 7 (2.31%) Marketing
3 6 (1.98%) Retail
4 4 (1.32%) Back Office
4 4 (1.32%) Publishing
5 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (47.85%) Developer
2 60 (19.80%) Analyst
3 41 (13.53%) SQL Developer
4 33 (10.89%) DBA
5 21 (6.93%) SQL DBA
6 17 (5.61%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.29%) Database Developer
8 13 (4.29%) Consultant
8 13 (4.29%) Tester
9 12 (3.96%) Administrator
10 11 (3.63%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.63%) Microstrategy Developer
11 10 (3.30%) MI Analyst
11 10 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (3.30%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.64%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.64%) Java Team Leader
13 7 (2.31%) Development Team Leader
13 7 (2.31%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.22%) .NET
2 28 (9.24%) XML
3 27 (8.91%) SOAP
4 25 (8.25%) Web Services
5 20 (6.60%) JSON
6 19 (6.27%) REST
7 18 (5.94%) MDX
7 18 (5.94%) jQuery
8 16 (5.28%) Spring
8 16 (5.28%) Ajax
8 16 (5.28%) HTML
9 14 (4.62%) CSS
9 14 (4.62%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.62%) WCF
10 13 (4.29%) CSS3
10 13 (4.29%) HTML5
11 12 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.30%) Spring MVC
13 6 (1.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Open Source
2 22 (7.26%) Replication
3 17 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.95%) NHS
5 12 (3.96%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.64%) Clustering
6 8 (2.64%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.98%) User Experience
9 4 (1.32%) Statistics
10 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.99%) IVR
10 3 (0.99%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) GIS
11 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.85%) Windows
2 36 (11.88%) UNIX
3 16 (5.28%) Linux
4 12 (3.96%) AIX
5 7 (2.31%) CentOS
5 7 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.52%) ETL
3 43 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (13.20%) Data Modelling
5 30 (9.90%) MVC
5 30 (9.90%) Migration
6 27 (8.91%) Scrum
7 26 (8.58%) TDD
8 24 (7.92%) Data Migration
9 20 (6.60%) CRM
10 17 (5.61%) SOA
10 17 (5.61%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.61%) Analytics
11 13 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.63%) Database Tuning
12 11 (3.63%) ITIL
13 10 (3.30%) Project Management
13 10 (3.30%) Validation
14 9 (2.97%) Data Analysis
14 9 (2.97%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.82%) T-SQL
2 53 (17.49%) PL/SQL
3 39 (12.87%) Java
4 30 (9.90%) C#
5 22 (7.26%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.96%) VBA
7 8 (2.64%) C
8 7 (2.31%) PHP
8 7 (2.31%) VB
9 6 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.65%) Perl
11 4 (1.32%) C++
11 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.32%) Korn
12 2 (0.66%) Python
13 1 (0.33%) Scala
13 1 (0.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 55 (18.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.97%) Degree
4 6 (1.98%) ISEB
5 3 (0.99%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.66%) VCP4
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) MCITP
7 1 (0.33%) CISSP
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.99%) Windows Intune
3 2 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.66%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.66%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (19.80%) Oracle
2 44 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.25%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (2.97%) SAP
4 9 (2.97%) Teradata
5 8 (2.64%) Sage
6 7 (2.31%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.98%) Cognos
7 6 (1.98%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.65%) Citrix
9 4 (1.32%) Cisco
9 4 (1.32%) VMware
10 3 (0.99%) Remedy
10 3 (0.99%) Avaya
10 3 (0.99%) Juniper
11 2 (0.66%) BMC
11 2 (0.66%) Informatica
11 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.66%) Aprimo
12 1 (0.33%) LANDesk
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