The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.67% 21.43% 11.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.95% 90.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 2
Median daily rate £263 £370 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £306 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £390 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 28.00% 23.81% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £370 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (78.57%) C#
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) MVC
3 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
5 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (46.43%) jQuery
7 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
9 10 (35.71%) WCF
9 10 (35.71%) HTML
10 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
11 8 (28.57%) Scrum
11 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
11 8 (28.57%) Entity Framework
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (28.57%) SOLID
12 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (25.00%) HTML5
12 7 (25.00%) CSS
13 6 (21.43%) OO
13 6 (21.43%) XML
13 6 (21.43%) StructureMap
13 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 6 (21.43%) LINQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (17.86%) Subversion
5 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
6 4 (14.29%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Programmer
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (14.29%) DBA
7 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
8 2 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (7.14%) WCF Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 2 (7.14%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) WCF
7 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (21.43%) AutoMapper
9 6 (21.43%) LINQ
9 6 (21.43%) StructureMap
9 6 (21.43%) XML
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (14.29%) Web Services
12 3 (10.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) SOLID
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) System Testing
4 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Workflow
6 4 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) Logistics
8 2 (7.14%) Microservices
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc