The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 8 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 9.09% - 12.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £370 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -11.76%

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 Stafford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 22.73% 7.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £370 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +73.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stafford 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 Stafford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Stafford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) RSpec
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Laravel
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware