The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 23.08% 5.41% 7.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 40.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
SQL Server
Essex

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 Basildon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 53.85% 13.51% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL Server also 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 that cited SQL Server.

1 20 (86.96%) J2EE
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) Web Services
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) JSF
4 14 (60.87%) HTML5
5 13 (56.52%) XML
6 12 (52.17%) AccuRev
7 11 (47.83%) REST
7 11 (47.83%) SOAP
7 11 (47.83%) TopLink
8 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
8 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
8 7 (30.43%) PrimeFaces
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) CSS
10 5 (21.74%) ERP
10 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Automotive
10 5 (21.74%) SaaS
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
12 3 (13.04%) Web Development
12 3 (13.04%) JSON
12 3 (13.04%) RESTful
12 3 (13.04%) EclipseLink
12 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Sass

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL Server also 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 that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) DataStage
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) AccuRev
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) J2EE Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ETL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (8.70%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Teradata Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Unix Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
1 20 (86.96%) J2EE
2 15 (65.22%) Web Services
3 14 (60.87%) HTML5
3 14 (60.87%) JSF
4 13 (56.52%) XML
5 11 (47.83%) REST
5 11 (47.83%) SOAP
5 11 (47.83%) TopLink
6 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
6 7 (30.43%) PrimeFaces
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) JAXB
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
8 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) LESS
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) Sass
8 3 (13.04%) Struts
8 3 (13.04%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Teradata