The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 22.22% 13.70% 26.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.26% 66.67% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 10
Median daily rate £350 £394 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £612 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -30.76%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 23 15 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 28.40% 20.55% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 11
Median daily rate £350 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +28.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £1,846 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bath

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Bath

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bath over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Bath

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bath region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (40.63%) C#
5 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) MVC
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (28.13%) HTML5
9 9 (28.13%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development
10 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
11 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (18.75%) LINQ
11 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) Release Management
12 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
7 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
9 1 (3.13%) Big Data
9 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.13%) MySQL
9 1 (3.13%) Power BI
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.25%) MSTest
4 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
2 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) HTML Developer
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) HTML5
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (18.75%) LINQ
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Ext JS
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.13%) LESS
9 1 (3.13%) Sass
9 1 (3.13%) WCF
9 1 (3.13%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) Release Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Process Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Test Management
8 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.38%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle