Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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 (MS SQL)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 10.74% 6.63% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.31% 24.44% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
West Wales median daily rate £294 £563 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.78% +118.45% -14.17%
10th Percentile £218 £410 £181
90th Percentile £338 £638 £339
Wales median daily rate £350 £363 £339
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.01% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -67.83% +91.67% +37.61%

SQL Server 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 West Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 64 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 52.89% 27.11% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 24
West Wales median daily rate £519 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +61.54% -16.13%
10th Percentile £297 £385 £227
90th Percentile £600 £607 £475
Wales median daily rate £391 £438 £340
% change year-on-year -10.57% +28.68% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +86.44% +41.49%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in West Wales

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
Carmarthenshire - 9 £294 - 1
Swansea -2 4 - - 2
SQL Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 West Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Informatics
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
5 1 (7.69%) Informatics
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft