The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.08% 4.17% 12.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.53% 19.75% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 18
Median daily rate £375 £394 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -23.27%
SQL Server
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
85 81 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.16% 21.09% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 41
Median daily rate £375 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +16 24 £400 +6.66% 12
Kettering -3 1 £288 - 3
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) .NET
4 24 (33.80%) C#
5 23 (32.39%) ETL
5 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (28.17%) Oracle
6 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
7 18 (25.35%) Unit Testing
8 17 (23.94%) jQuery
8 17 (23.94%) Kimball Methodology
9 16 (22.54%) Java
10 15 (21.13%) JUnit
10 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (21.13%) Spring
10 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (21.13%) Hibernate
10 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (19.72%) JSON
11 14 (19.72%) Web Services
12 13 (18.31%) OLAP
12 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
13 12 (16.90%) OLAP Cube
13 12 (16.90%) SDLC
14 11 (15.49%) Dimensional Modelling

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 6 (8.45%) JBoss
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (2.82%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) DMZ
1 4 (5.63%) Extranet
1 4 (5.63%) Intranet
2 2 (2.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (18.31%) OLAP
3 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
4 12 (16.90%) OLAP Cube
5 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
6 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
7 6 (8.45%) SSDT
8 5 (7.04%) DB2
9 3 (4.23%) QlikView
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.82%) Power BI
11 1 (1.41%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) JUnit
2 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.27%) Maven
4 7 (9.86%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.86%) Selenium
5 6 (8.45%) Cobertura
5 6 (8.45%) JBehave
5 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.82%) Gradle
7 2 (2.82%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.82%) Advertising
1 2 (2.82%) Automotive
1 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Law
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (84.51%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 7 (9.86%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (5.63%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) SSRS Developer
9 4 (5.63%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Business Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) jQuery
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.13%) Hibernate
3 15 (21.13%) Spring
4 14 (19.72%) JSON
4 14 (19.72%) Web Services
5 9 (12.68%) J2EE
5 9 (12.68%) XML
6 8 (11.27%) CSS
6 8 (11.27%) HTML
6 8 (11.27%) JPA
7 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.45%) Ajax
7 6 (8.45%) HTML5
7 6 (8.45%) Java EE
7 6 (8.45%) JDBC
7 6 (8.45%) SOAP
7 6 (8.45%) WCF
7 6 (8.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Integration
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) iSeries
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) EPoS
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (32.39%) ETL
2 20 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (25.35%) Unit Testing
4 17 (23.94%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.90%) SDLC
7 11 (15.49%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (12.68%) BDD
8 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
8 9 (12.68%) Validation
9 8 (11.27%) MVC
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.45%) OO
11 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (7.04%) TDD
12 4 (5.63%) Data Management
12 4 (5.63%) ETL Development
12 4 (5.63%) Inmon Methodology
12 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) SQL
2 24 (33.80%) C#
3 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.54%) Java
5 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.86%) VBScript
7 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) F#
9 1 (1.41%) Haskell
9 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.41%) VB6
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) Sun
4 3 (4.23%) Twitter
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) Perforce
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau