The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 52.38% 18.75% 12.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.75% 75.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£344 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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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 Maidstone region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 76.19% 25.00% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) CSS3
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
6 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) OOD
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.67%) ArcIMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
8 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (13.33%) LINQ
9 1 (6.67%) Dojo
9 1 (6.67%) Web Services
9 1 (6.67%) XML
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI