Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 18.52% 12.82% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.62% 27.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
North Wales median daily rate £363 £281 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.89% -10.00% +184.09%
10th Percentile £333 £138 £306
90th Percentile £475 £439 £319
Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £39.50 £18.11
% change year-on-year -52.53% +118.14% -9.01%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 21 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 38.89% 46.15% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 2
North Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.09% +230.68%
10th Percentile £311 £312 £316
90th Percentile £445 £464 £412
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -9.64% +18.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -65.45% +161.90% +5.53%

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 6 months to 24 November 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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham 0 4 £438 +288.89% 1
Flintshire -4 3 £355 -21.11% 1
SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Ant
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Mockito
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) Lucene
3 3 (30.00%) PowerMock
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Code Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) XPath
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft