The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.21% 6.72% 5.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.29% 41.86% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £330 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
56 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.82% 16.04% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 31
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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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 +8 18 £280 +12.00% 15
Daventry -1 1 £300 +50.00% 2
Kettering - - - - 4
Brackley - - - - 4
Corby - - - - 2
Towcester - - - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (34.43%) SQL
5 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
6 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (26.23%) WCF
8 15 (24.59%) MVC
8 15 (24.59%) XML
9 14 (22.95%) Windows
10 10 (16.39%) HTML
11 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
11 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (13.11%) SOA
12 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
13 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
13 7 (11.48%) Oracle
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
14 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
14 6 (9.84%) Spring
14 6 (9.84%) Ajax
14 6 (9.84%) Degree
14 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.84%) JUnit

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.64%) DNN
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Agresso
2 3 (4.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (8.20%) DTS
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) MS Access
8 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) Maven
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) MSTest
4 1 (1.64%) Moq
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.31%) C# Developer
3 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Analyst
7 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (9.84%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
10 4 (6.56%) DBA
10 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) SQL DBA
11 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Report Developer
12 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
3 16 (26.23%) WCF
4 15 (24.59%) XML
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
6 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.84%) AppFabric
7 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.84%) Spring
7 6 (9.84%) Ajax
7 6 (9.84%) J2EE
7 6 (9.84%) JSP
7 6 (9.84%) Servlets
7 6 (9.84%) Struts
8 5 (8.20%) CSS
8 5 (8.20%) jQuery
8 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (6.56%) HTML5
9 4 (6.56%) EJB
10 3 (4.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) MVC
2 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
3 8 (13.11%) SOA
4 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.56%) E-Procurement
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow
5 4 (6.56%) Logistics
5 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (3.28%) Release Management
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.28%) Validation
7 2 (3.28%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Service Management
7 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.28%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) VBA
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Sun Certification
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) MCTS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) Sun
4 3 (4.92%) BMC
4 3 (4.92%) Remedy
4 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
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