Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 23 November 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 Server Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 102 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 2 2 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.14% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 31
Wales median daily rate £450 - £358
10th Percentile £425 - £313
90th Percentile £475 - £455
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.26

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1151 1383 1585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.53% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 930 1126
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £192 £210
90th Percentile £550 £557 £478
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 91 81
Wales median hourly rate £15.37 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.31 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.05 £62.50 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Wales

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Wales

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 +11 1 - -
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

SQL Server 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL