The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bath region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 18.18% 13.95% 8.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.75% 60.00% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £356 £286 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.45% -6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £247 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 41.56% 23.26% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 9
Average daily rate £325 £335 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £335 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bath

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bath region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
6 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) jQuery
7 10 (31.25%) Ext JS
7 10 (31.25%) HTML5
7 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
8 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (21.88%) Sass
9 7 (21.88%) LESS
9 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (18.75%) Migration
11 5 (15.63%) VMware
11 5 (15.63%) SSH
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (15.63%) Web Development
11 5 (15.63%) PHP
11 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
1 1 (3.13%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Database Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Database Developer
6 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 10 (31.25%) Ext JS
4 10 (31.25%) HTML5
5 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.88%) Sass
6 7 (21.88%) LESS
7 4 (12.50%) LAMP
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
8 3 (9.38%) LINQ
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
10 1 (3.13%) DHTML
10 1 (3.13%) SOAP
10 1 (3.13%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (12.50%) iPad
2 4 (12.50%) iPhone
2 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Android
1 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Business Development
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) EAI
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) Terminal Services
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft