Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 174 186
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -80
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 61 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.37% 3.80% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 45
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £413 £319 £294
90th Percentile £560 £525 £554
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £29.62 -
Central London median hourly rate - £29.62 -

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 1,812 1,739 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.92% 26.12% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,437 1,350 1,308
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £368 £355 £319
90th Percentile £680 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +21.01% -36.67%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £32.70 £31.44 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.15% +28.87% -30.44%

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 19 August 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

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 3 £575 -
SQL Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (65.57%) C#
3 36 (59.02%) .NET
3 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (57.38%) Finance
5 33 (54.10%) TDD
6 27 (44.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 25 (40.98%) WCF
8 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 23 (37.70%) WPF
10 22 (36.07%) OO
10 22 (36.07%) MVVM
11 21 (34.43%) SQL
11 21 (34.43%) Multithreading
12 20 (32.79%) Degree
13 19 (31.15%) Task Parallel Library
14 18 (29.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (27.87%) Mathematics
16 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (26.23%) SOA
16 16 (26.23%) Waterfall
16 16 (26.23%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (24.59%) OOA/OOD
18 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
19 13 (21.31%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
20 12 (19.67%) HTML

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 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (44.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (29.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (21.31%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
9 6 (9.84%) Power BI
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.56%) MS Access
11 4 (6.56%) OLAP
11 4 (6.56%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (6.56%) PowerPivot
11 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
12 2 (3.28%) Big Data
12 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (3.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Grunt
2 6 (9.84%) gulp
2 6 (9.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
2 6 (9.84%) webpack
3 5 (8.20%) NUnit
3 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.92%) MSTest
4 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.28%) Moq
5 2 (3.28%) Selenium
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (57.38%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Financial Institution
3 10 (16.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (91.80%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) C# Developer
3 16 (26.23%) C# WPF Developer
3 16 (26.23%) WPF Developer
4 15 (24.59%) Senior Developer
5 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Angular Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (9.84%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (9.84%) HTML Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.84%) SSAS Developer
8 6 (9.84%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (6.56%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) WCF
3 23 (37.70%) WPF
4 19 (31.15%) Task Parallel Library
5 12 (19.67%) HTML
6 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.03%) CSS
7 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
7 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (14.75%) React
7 9 (14.75%) REST
8 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
8 7 (11.48%) HTML5
8 7 (11.48%) MDX
9 6 (9.84%) D3.js
9 6 (9.84%) LESS
9 6 (9.84%) Redux
9 6 (9.84%) RxJS
9 6 (9.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (18.03%) Fixed Income
3 10 (16.39%) Equities
4 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.84%) User Experience
5 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Fintech
6 2 (3.28%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (54.10%) TDD
3 22 (36.07%) MVVM
3 22 (36.07%) OO
4 21 (34.43%) Multithreading
5 17 (27.87%) Mathematics
6 16 (26.23%) SOA
6 16 (26.23%) Waterfall
7 15 (24.59%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (24.59%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (18.03%) Asset Management
10 9 (14.75%) ETL
11 8 (13.11%) SDLC
12 7 (11.48%) Analytics
12 7 (11.48%) Scrum
13 6 (9.84%) DevOps
13 6 (9.84%) MVC
13 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (4.92%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) HDFS
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Cadence
2 4 (6.56%) Tableau
3 3 (4.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Sage