The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales > North Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 21.43% 46.15% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
North Wales median daily rate £211 £113 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.77% -61.37%  
10th Percentile £125 £106 £274
90th Percentile £298 £119 £314
Wales median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North Wales median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Wales median hourly rate £15.39 £11.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +30.97% -47.77%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 28.57% 76.92% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
North Wales median daily rate £313 £113 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +177.77% -64.00%  
10th Percentile £105 £106 £270
90th Percentile £388 £294 £389
Wales median daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
North Wales median hourly rate - £10.00 -
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in North Wales

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in North Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in North Wales

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in North Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in North Wales

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in North Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in North Wales

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Contract Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham -1 1 £110 -2.22%
Flintshire - 1 - - 1
Gwynedd - 1 £313 -
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (25.00%) HL7
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft