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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 63 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 24.23% 8.94% 10.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.41% 35.56% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +62.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £298 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £429 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
87 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.46% 25.14% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 39
Average daily rate £350 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £364 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 98 (74.81%) SQL
2 67 (51.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (47.33%) Microsoft
4 56 (42.75%) .NET
5 51 (38.93%) T-SQL
6 49 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (36.64%) C#
7 48 (36.64%) ASP.NET
8 44 (33.59%) Finance
8 44 (33.59%) JavaScript
9 34 (25.95%) CSS
10 33 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (23.66%) VMware
12 30 (22.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (19.85%) XML
16 25 (19.08%) Web Services
17 24 (18.32%) SOA
17 24 (18.32%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (16.03%) WCF
18 21 (16.03%) Windows
19 20 (15.27%) jQuery
19 20 (15.27%) Unit Testing
20 19 (14.50%) Regression Testing
21 18 (13.74%) MVC
21 18 (13.74%) HTML
22 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
22 16 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (11.45%) CMS
2 11 (8.40%) IIS
3 8 (6.11%) Umbraco
4 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) FastStats
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.76%) Unica
1 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) SAN
2 7 (5.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (51.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (21.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (18.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.58%) OLAP
9 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.82%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.05%) MS Access
11 2 (1.53%) MySQL
11 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.76%) OLTP
12 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (22.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.69%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.92%) JMeter
4 3 (2.29%) Toad
4 3 (2.29%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.53%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (38.93%) Analyst
2 45 (34.35%) Developer
3 44 (33.59%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Data Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) SQL Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Test Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Applications Developer
7 8 (6.11%) DBA
8 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) MI Developer
9 6 (4.58%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (3.82%) Programmer
10 5 (3.82%) Administrator
11 4 (3.05%) Web Tester
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.75%) .NET
2 48 (36.64%) ASP.NET
3 34 (25.95%) CSS
4 26 (19.85%) XML
5 25 (19.08%) Web Services
6 21 (16.03%) WCF
7 20 (15.27%) jQuery
8 18 (13.74%) HTML
9 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.05%) MDX
11 3 (2.29%) SOAP
12 2 (1.53%) J2EE
12 2 (1.53%) JSP
12 2 (1.53%) Servlets
12 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.53%) SPML
12 2 (1.53%) SailPoint
13 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
13 1 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.53%) NHS
5 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 3 (2.29%) UNIX
5 2 (1.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (18.32%) SOA
4 20 (15.27%) Unit Testing
5 19 (14.50%) Regression Testing
6 18 (13.74%) MVC
7 16 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (11.45%) Performance Testing
8 15 (11.45%) Test Scripting
9 14 (10.69%) System Testing
10 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.92%) Scrum
10 13 (9.92%) ITIL
10 13 (9.92%) RUP
11 12 (9.16%) Integration Testing
12 11 (8.40%) ETL
13 10 (7.63%) Coaching
14 9 (6.87%) Project Management
15 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (74.81%) SQL
2 51 (38.93%) T-SQL
3 48 (36.64%) C#
4 44 (33.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.58%) VB
6 4 (3.05%) VBA
7 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.53%) BeanShell
8 2 (1.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.53%) Java
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) ISEB
1 4 (3.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.53%) CISSP
2 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.76%) MCP
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Server
3 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 62 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (23.66%) VMware
3 10 (7.63%) Cisco
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.29%) SonicWALL
5 3 (2.29%) SAP
5 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 3 (2.29%) HP
6 2 (1.53%) Sun
6 2 (1.53%) Sybase
6 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.53%) Novell
7 1 (0.76%) Northgate
7 1 (0.76%) Civica
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Trustwave
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
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