The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 60 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 6.01% 6.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 18.00% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 22
Median daily rate £338 £358 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +27.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £331 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £513 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
SQL Server 2012
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
198 200 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.43% 33.39% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 159 128
Median daily rate £425 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £24.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.69% +71.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.03 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £30.00 £14.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2012
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 Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 3 £338 -0.73%
Newport -13 1 £325 -31.57% 1
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) WCF
3 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) CSS3
3 10 (58.82%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (58.82%) Couchbase
3 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
3 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Test-First Development
4 5 (29.41%) NUnit
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2012
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Couchbase
3 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) Power BI
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) MbUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
2 5 (29.41%) MSTest
2 5 (29.41%) NUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Power BI Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) CSS3
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) HTML5
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
2 10 (58.82%) KnockoutJS
2 10 (58.82%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
1 10 (58.82%) TDD
1 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
1 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ATDD
2 5 (29.41%) BDD
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Test-First Development
2 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) OpenUP
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft