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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.72% 23.81% 16.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.68% 90.91% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £288 £373 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £318 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -13.46%

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
19 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.76% 26.19% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £370 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £290 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £420 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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 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 22 January 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 22 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 18 (78.26%) SQL
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) MVC
4 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) WCF
7 10 (43.48%) jQuery
8 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
9 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (34.78%) SOLID
9 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 7 (30.43%) CSS
10 7 (30.43%) HTML5
11 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
11 6 (26.09%) OO
11 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
12 5 (21.74%) Subversion
12 5 (21.74%) TDD
12 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
12 5 (21.74%) XML
12 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration

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 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
5 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) C# Developer
3 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (17.39%) DBA
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Programmer
7 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
8 2 (8.70%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (8.70%) WCF Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) WCF
5 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
8 5 (21.74%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (13.04%) AutoMapper
10 3 (13.04%) LINQ
10 3 (13.04%) React
10 3 (13.04%) RESTful
10 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) SOLID
4 6 (26.09%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) System Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) T-SQL
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) SOASTA, Inc