The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 9.23% 10.64% 14.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.50% 55.56% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate £325 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
SQL Server
Essex

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 Chelmsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 24.62% 19.15% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Average daily rate £338 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £225 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) SSDT
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) API Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft