Period
to 19 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 August 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 78 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 -43 +50
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 21 19 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.73% 1.64% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.67% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 61
Wales median daily rate £358 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.72% +6.67% -0.83%
10th Percentile £313 £203 £200
90th Percentile £393 £438 £501
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median hourly rate - - £38.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1167 1135 1609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.21% 97.76% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 716 1068
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £200
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 88 88
Wales median hourly rate £21.50 £13.75 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.36% +0.36% -8.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.09 £9.18
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.25 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £18.92 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -0.42% +5.67% +5.76%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Wales

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Wales

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Wales

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Wales

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
South Wales +4 18 £360 +14.29% 1
North Wales - 3 £358 -
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Wales region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (47.62%) Entity Framework
5 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 9 (42.86%) LINQ
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) OOP
5 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) WCF
7 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle Forms

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (14.29%) Star Schema
6 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Power BI
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) SSDT
7 1 (4.76%) DTS
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (23.81%) MSBuild
5 2 (9.52%) MSTest
5 2 (9.52%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
1 10 (47.62%) Entity Framework
2 9 (42.86%) LINQ
3 7 (33.33%) WCF
4 6 (28.57%) Code First Entity Framework
4 6 (28.57%) WinForms
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) OOP
2 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) ETL
4 6 (28.57%) Informatics
4 6 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) UML
6 4 (19.05%) MVVM
6 4 (19.05%) Telematics
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
7 3 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle