The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 34 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.02% 0.70% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 6.98% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £388 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
SQL Server 2012
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
67 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.71% 10.09% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 21
Average daily rate £413 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +14 1 £450 +33.33%
SQL Server 2012
East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) DB2
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) iSeries
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) WSDL
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
6 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) WSDL
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft