The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wakefield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.43% 9.52% 19.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.43% 19.05% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (62.50%) Epicor
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Navision Developer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Epicor
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft