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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales / North Wales
Rank 3 5 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 10.00% 26.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 36.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £175 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -2.02% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +65.62% -20.00%  

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 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 10.00% 73.33% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £175 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in North Wales

SQL
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 25 March 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
Denbighshire - 1 £175 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 10 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

SQL
Top Related 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft