Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 66 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +41
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 16 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.49% 2.21% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.25% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 40
South Wales median daily rate £360 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +19.52%
10th Percentile £313 £203 £200
90th Percentile £396 £465 £521
Wales median daily rate £358 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.33% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1036 1022 1050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.55% 98.36% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 674 762
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £200
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 69 48
South Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +20.35% -11.72%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.30 £9.68
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.20 £25.53
Wales median hourly rate £21.13 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +36.29% +14.81% -10.00%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in South Wales

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Cardiff +6 16 £360 +10.77% 1
SQL Developer
Wales

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) LINQ
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) OOP
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) WCF
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
6 6 (37.50%) Code First Entity Framework
6 6 (37.50%) WinForms
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Informatics
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Star Schema
6 1 (6.25%) DTS
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (31.25%) MSBuild
5 1 (6.25%) MSTest
5 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (50.00%) LINQ
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
3 6 (37.50%) Code First Entity Framework
3 6 (37.50%) WinForms
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Informatics
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (25.00%) MVVM
5 4 (25.00%) Telematics
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) RedGate