Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 87 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.60% 1.28% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.40% 4.81% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Wales median daily rate £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +8.93% -22.22%
10th Percentile £335 £315 £263
90th Percentile £525 £479 £400
UK median daily rate £440 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.59% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Wales median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -73.68% +18.75% +11.11%

SQL Server 2012 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 265 395 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.70% 26.67% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 295 230
Wales median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £186
90th Percentile £586 £531 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +0.53% +8.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £47.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.47% +76.74% +9.69%
10th Percentile £20.10 £34.88 £16.04
90th Percentile £52.54 £50.09 £40.15
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.66
% change year-on-year +9.38% +7.90% +7.85%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Wales over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Wales

SQL Server 2012
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 Server 2012 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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 -1 7 £450 +14.29%
North Wales -3 1 £350 +40.00%
West Wales - 1 £560 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
4 2 (22.22%) iBATIS
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) Java SE
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) EJB
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Java

SQL Server 2012
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
5 1 (11.11%) HDInsight
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) EJB
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) iBATIS
2 2 (22.22%) Java SE
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) R
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Instagram
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter