The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 32 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 83 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.90% 0.40% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.80% 1.63% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 3 6
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£325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.04 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
SQL Server 2012
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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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
494 245 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.16% 24.26% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 152 171
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 105 (86.78%) SQL
3 77 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 73 (60.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (45.45%) Oracle
7 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
8 43 (35.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (29.75%) PL/SQL
10 35 (28.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (28.93%) Oracle Database
11 32 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (26.45%) PowerShell
11 32 (26.45%) .NET
12 31 (25.62%) TDD
13 30 (24.79%) Data Mapping
14 29 (23.97%) SDLC
14 29 (23.97%) NUnit
14 29 (23.97%) MVC
15 28 (23.14%) Data Modelling
15 28 (23.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (22.31%) Windows
16 27 (22.31%) E-Commerce
17 26 (21.49%) Visual Studio
17 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
18 23 (19.01%) Toad
19 22 (18.18%) C#
19 22 (18.18%) Sitecore
20 21 (17.36%) jQuery
20 21 (17.36%) Scrum

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.79%) CMS
2 6 (4.96%) IIS
2 6 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) SAN
1 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (60.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (35.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (28.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (28.93%) Oracle Database
5 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
7 14 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (11.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.48%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (23.97%) NUnit
2 28 (23.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (21.49%) Visual Studio
4 23 (19.01%) Toad
5 12 (9.92%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.61%) eggPlant
6 8 (6.61%) Selenium
7 5 (4.13%) ReSharper
8 4 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.83%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 6 (4.96%) Back Office
1 6 (4.96%) Marketing
2 5 (4.13%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (57.85%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) DBA
3 22 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (15.70%) SQL DBA
5 17 (14.05%) .NET Developer
6 16 (13.22%) SQL Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Database Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Administrator
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (5.79%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.79%) SQL Database Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Sitecore Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Mobile Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.45%) .NET
2 26 (21.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (17.36%) jQuery
4 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (13.22%) AngularJS
6 14 (11.57%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (10.74%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (4.13%) WCF
10 5 (4.13%) Web Services
10 5 (4.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.31%) JSON
11 4 (3.31%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.31%) Dapper ORM
12 3 (2.48%) MDX
13 2 (1.65%) Middleware
14 1 (0.83%) NHibernate
14 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.65%) NHS
3 2 (1.65%) Clustering
4 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) Windows
2 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (25.62%) TDD
4 30 (24.79%) Data Mapping
5 29 (23.97%) MVC
5 29 (23.97%) SDLC
6 28 (23.14%) Data Modelling
7 27 (22.31%) E-Commerce
8 21 (17.36%) Scrum
9 17 (14.05%) Release Management
10 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (11.57%) ETL
12 13 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.44%) Test Scripting
13 9 (7.44%) Product Management
14 8 (6.61%) BDD
14 8 (6.61%) Test Management
14 8 (6.61%) CRM
15 7 (5.79%) Analytics
16 6 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.78%) SQL
2 77 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 36 (29.75%) PL/SQL
4 32 (26.45%) PowerShell
5 22 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (45.45%) Oracle
2 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 8 (6.61%) SolarWinds
4 8 (6.61%) Tableau
4 8 (6.61%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.31%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
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