Period
to 10 December 2018

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 6 months to 10 December 2018 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
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 43 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 17.20% 15.21% 11.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.09% 56.90% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 19
Bath median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £297 £159 £256
90th Percentile £446 £505 £393
Somerset median daily rate £394 £364 £325
% change year-on-year +8.32% +11.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £42.00 £35.75 £42.25
% change year-on-year +17.48% -15.38% -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 81 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 32.40% 26.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 26
Bath median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £313 £171 £266
90th Percentile £538 £484 £414
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bath median hourly rate - - £17.50
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.89% -10.63% +33.33%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

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 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 28 (65.12%) T-SQL
3 22 (51.16%) PowerShell
3 22 (51.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (48.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (46.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (41.86%) .NET
7 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
8 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
9 14 (32.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (30.23%) Windows
11 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
12 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
13 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
13 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
14 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
15 8 (18.60%) C#
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle
15 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
16 7 (16.28%) DevOps
16 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (16.28%) Release Management
16 7 (16.28%) Digital Marketing

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 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) IaaS
2 5 (11.63%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
4 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.63%) MySQL
6 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (9.30%) OLAP
8 3 (6.98%) Power BI
9 2 (4.65%) Star Schema
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (32.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.95%) MSTest
4 6 (13.95%) NUnit
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
1 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
1 7 (16.28%) Marketing
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) DBA
2 11 (25.58%) SQL DBA
3 8 (18.60%) Release Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) CRM Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Data Integration Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Release and Configuration Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Core
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.33%) CSS3
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) LINQ
6 1 (2.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
4 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) DevOps
5 7 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) Programme Management
5 7 (16.28%) Release Management
6 6 (13.95%) Data Management
6 6 (13.95%) Test Management
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) Open Source
7 5 (11.63%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 28 (65.12%) T-SQL
3 22 (51.16%) PowerShell
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) SAP