The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 47 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.21% 6.06% 6.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 22.73% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 9
Median daily rate £325 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £345 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.44 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+48.38% +7.11%
SQL Server
London

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 Croydon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
69 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.82% 26.67% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 26
Median daily rate £434 £360 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) OWASP
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) NUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) CAML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy