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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 62 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.84% 11.28% 12.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 87.32% 36.59% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 10
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£313 £319 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

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
71 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.02% 30.83% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, 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 69 (69.70%) SQL
2 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 41 (41.41%) .NET
5 37 (37.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (34.34%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 33 (33.33%) Finance
8 31 (31.31%) C#
8 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
9 30 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (29.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
12 23 (23.23%) CSS
12 23 (23.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
13 20 (20.20%) VMware
14 19 (19.19%) Web Services
14 19 (19.19%) Windows
15 17 (17.17%) RUP
15 17 (17.17%) Scrum
15 17 (17.17%) MVC
15 17 (17.17%) jQuery
16 16 (16.16%) WCF
16 16 (16.16%) HTML
17 15 (15.15%) SOA
18 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
19 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (13.13%) CMS
2 7 (7.07%) IIS
3 5 (5.05%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.01%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.01%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.01%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (37.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (23.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (6.06%) OLAP
8 6 (6.06%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.01%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (1.01%) QlikView
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.04%) JMeter
3 3 (3.03%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Developer
2 33 (33.33%) Analyst
3 27 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (13.13%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.08%) DBA
8 7 (7.07%) Administrator
8 7 (7.07%) SQL DBA
8 7 (7.07%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.07%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (6.06%) Business Developer
10 5 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Programmer
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.41%) .NET
2 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
3 23 (23.23%) CSS
4 19 (19.19%) Web Services
5 17 (17.17%) jQuery
6 16 (16.16%) WCF
6 16 (16.16%) HTML
7 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (11.11%) XML
9 4 (4.04%) MDX
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.02%) SAP Basis
11 2 (2.02%) Ajax
11 2 (2.02%) SAP ALE
11 2 (2.02%) SAP PI
11 2 (2.02%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Replication
3 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
4 17 (17.17%) RUP
4 17 (17.17%) Scrum
4 17 (17.17%) MVC
5 15 (15.15%) SOA
6 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
6 13 (13.13%) ETL
7 11 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 11 (11.11%) Coaching
7 11 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.10%) ITIL
9 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.08%) Performance Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Test Strategy
10 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.06%) DevOps
12 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.05%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.70%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 31 (31.31%) C#
4 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.01%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) Java
8 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) ISEB
1 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
1 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) VMware
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) SonicWALL
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco
5 2 (2.02%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) EMC
5 2 (2.02%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.02%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.01%) F5
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