The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 5 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.88% 2.25% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.29% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 25
Median daily rate £325 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £46.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% +29.16%  

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 549 525 471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.00% 98.50% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 344 337
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 16
Median hourly rate £17.14 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.80% +4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.40 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Cardiff +14 5 £325 -26.13% 1
SQL Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Telematics
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Telematics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) RedGate