The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 71 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 1.15% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.18% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £365 £261 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.71% -19.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.62 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.61% +75.92%
SQL Server Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 677 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.60% 97.69% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 421 276
Average daily rate £343 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales +11 1 £265 -
South Wales -15 1 £465 +77.99% 1
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
4 16 (53.33%) C#
5 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 13 (43.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (40.00%) XML
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (36.67%) OOP
9 11 (36.67%) Data Security
9 11 (36.67%) Red Gate
9 11 (36.67%) High Availability
10 10 (33.33%) MSF
11 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
12 7 (23.33%) Back Office
12 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 7 (23.33%) .NET
13 6 (20.00%) Records Management
14 5 (16.67%) MVC
15 4 (13.33%) NHS
15 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
15 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
15 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (23.33%) Back Office
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) Data Security
3 11 (36.67%) High Availability
3 11 (36.67%) OOP
4 10 (33.33%) MSF
5 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Records Management
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (6.67%) SOA
11 1 (3.33%) OO
11 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
3 16 (53.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Gate
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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