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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 44 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 6.24% 3.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.57% 18.07% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 41 14
Median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
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
105 238 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.71% 34.54% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 188 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.06% +9.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 +14 4 £475 +39.70% 1
SQL Server 2012
Wales

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) HTML5
3 11 (73.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (73.33%) WCF
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) CSS3
3 11 (73.33%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (73.33%) Couchbase
3 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (73.33%) TypeScript
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) MVC
3 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) Test-First Development
4 7 (46.67%) NUnit
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 7 (46.67%) Selenium

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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (73.33%) Couchbase
3 11 (73.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Power BI
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) MbUnit
2 7 (46.67%) Mercurial
2 7 (46.67%) MSTest
2 7 (46.67%) NUnit
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
2 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) CSS3
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) HTML5
2 11 (73.33%) jQuery
2 11 (73.33%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (73.33%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
1 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) ATDD
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Test-First Development
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
1 11 (73.33%) TypeScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft