Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 75 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -40 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 19 13 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.82% 1.19% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.23% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 75
South Wales median daily rate £350 £253 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.48% -25.66% +7.94%
10th Percentile £177 £161 £271
90th Percentile £429 £456 £475
Wales median daily rate £369 £301 £340
% change year-on-year +22.71% -11.62% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,001 1,059 1,187
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 97.07% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 736 880
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £163 £180 £213
90th Percentile £505 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £389 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.81% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 60
South Wales median hourly rate £15.12 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.45% -3.13% +12.28%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.75 £9.95
90th Percentile £53.35 £61.25 £47.29
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +12.89% - -6.90%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -4 15 £375 +94.81% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £350 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £300 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
SQL Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) NUnit
5 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) OOP
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 7 (36.84%) Coaching
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) MSTest
5 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
5 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
5 7 (36.84%) LINQ
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (21.05%) C#

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 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Power BI
7 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) SSDT
7 2 (10.53%) Star Schema
8 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MSTest
1 7 (36.84%) NUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
2 7 (36.84%) LINQ
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Apache FOP
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.26%) XSD
6 1 (5.26%) XSL
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iSeries
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Coaching
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 7 (36.84%) OOP
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) RedGate
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau