The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 28 June 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)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 8.60% 20.92% 28.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.10% 56.14% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 34
Median daily rate £320 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +52.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £360 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £473 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.58 £23.25
% change year-on-year +21.24% +40.11%  

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 Bradford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21 57 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 22.58% 37.25% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 124 107
Median daily rate £400 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £290 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £99.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bradford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Bradford

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) IIS
3 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) SMTP
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) FTP
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) FTP
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
1 4 (22.22%) SMTP
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
1 4 (22.22%) Telnet
2 2 (11.11%) Extranet
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) OLAP
4 2 (11.11%) OLTP
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) MS Access
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.11%) WF
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
5 2 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.56%) LESS
6 1 (5.56%) React
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) B2B
6 2 (11.11%) B2C
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Android Development
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) ECMAScript
6 1 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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