The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 12.21% 21.68% 12.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.73% 50.82% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 4
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£310 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -17.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
SQL Server
North Yorkshire

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 York region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 16.79% 42.66% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 10
Average daily rate £343 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in York

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in York

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in York

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the York region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in York

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in York

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (60.00%) SQL
5 14 (56.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) jQuery
9 8 (32.00%) TDD
10 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (28.00%) HTML
10 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (24.00%) CSS
11 6 (24.00%) IIS
11 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
12 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 5 (20.00%) Java
13 4 (16.00%) Windows
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (12.00%) Marketing
14 3 (12.00%) Degree
14 3 (12.00%) JSON

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Jetty
4 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) FastStats
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Tridion
1 1 (4.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.00%) Moq
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 3 (12.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (8.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) RESTful
9 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (4.00%) REST
10 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
10 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (12.00%) Android Development
4 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Varnish
1 1 (4.00%) Corosync
1 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.00%) Percona
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase
2 1 (4.00%) SAP