The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.24% 10.29% 11.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.71% 28.38% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
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£350 £230 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £307 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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 Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 74 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 23.08% 36.27% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 39
Average daily rate £313 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £402 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (22.58%) WCF
7 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) ETL
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) VB
8 6 (19.35%) SOA
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (16.13%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) RUP
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (12.90%) OLAP
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (9.68%) DTS
7 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.45%) MS Access
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
2 7 (22.58%) DBA
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Database Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Database Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.68%) VB Developer
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) WCF
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) XHTML
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.23%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) WinForms
8 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.23%) XSD
8 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) ETL
2 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) RUP
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Database Security
7 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Security
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) VB
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 2 (6.45%) VB6
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Informatica
2 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
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