Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 16 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 2012
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 183 176
Rank change year-on-year -31 -7 -69
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 43 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.43% 3.85% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 51
City of London median daily rate £538 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £419 £375 £356
90th Percentile £625 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £29.62 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.18% -
Central London median hourly rate - £29.62 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -34.18% -

SQL Server 2012 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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,769 1,768 1,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.07% 24.74% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,455 1,397
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £369 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +80.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £42.19 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +104.78%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (69.77%) .NET
3 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (60.47%) C#
4 26 (60.47%) SQL
5 22 (51.16%) TDD
6 21 (48.84%) .NET Framework
7 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
7 19 (44.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (39.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (39.53%) WCF
10 15 (34.88%) WPF
10 15 (34.88%) Degree
10 15 (34.88%) Finance
11 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (30.23%) MVVM
12 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
12 13 (30.23%) Task Parallel Library
12 13 (30.23%) Financial Institution
12 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (30.23%) OO
13 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
14 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
14 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
15 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
15 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
15 10 (23.26%) SOA

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Akamai
3 1 (2.33%) Cloudflare
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (39.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (32.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (13.95%) Power BI
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
11 2 (4.65%) Data Mart
12 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
12 1 (2.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
3 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.98%) NUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.65%) Grunt
5 2 (4.65%) gulp
5 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.65%) webpack
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) SQL Developer
3 12 (27.91%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) WPF Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.98%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (4.65%) SSIS Developer
10 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) .NET Framework
3 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
4 17 (39.53%) WCF
5 15 (34.88%) WPF
6 13 (30.23%) Task Parallel Library
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
9 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (18.60%) jQuery
10 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (13.95%) CSS
10 6 (13.95%) HTML
11 5 (11.63%) Ajax
11 5 (11.63%) Angular 2
11 5 (11.63%) React
11 5 (11.63%) REST
12 4 (9.30%) Kendo UI
12 4 (9.30%) LINQ
13 3 (6.98%) Caliburn.Micro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.95%) Fixed Income
3 5 (11.63%) Equities
4 4 (9.30%) User Experience
5 3 (6.98%) Fintech
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (30.23%) Multithreading
3 13 (30.23%) MVVM
3 13 (30.23%) OO
4 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
5 10 (23.26%) Capital Modelling
5 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (23.26%) SOA
5 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) MVC
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) ETL
8 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
9 6 (13.95%) DevOps
10 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCSD
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Telerik
3 3 (6.98%) Cadence
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) New Relic
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com