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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.16% 10.47% 11.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.00% 30.77% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
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£350 £225 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £311 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +17.56%
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
50 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 26.74% 34.03% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 37
Average daily rate £300 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £423 £365
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 £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (28.13%) WCF
6 9 (28.13%) SOA
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) ETL
7 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (18.75%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) VB
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (12.50%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.50%) OLAP
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (9.38%) DTS
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.13%) MS Access
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.88%) DBA
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 4 (12.50%) Database Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (9.38%) VB Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) WCF
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) XHTML
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) WinForms
10 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.13%) XSD
10 1 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) NHS
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) SOA
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) ETL
2 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) RUP
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.38%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Database Security
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Security
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) VB
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
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