Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 188 179
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 -82
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 48 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 3.48% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 48
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +10.14% -4.17%
10th Percentile £418 £375 £332
90th Percentile £613 £569 £556
Central London median daily rate £525 £457 £425
% change year-on-year +15.01% +7.41% -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 1,775 1,695 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.61% 24.72% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,397 1,350 1,328
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.82% +2.43%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £459
% change year-on-year +2.44% +11.72% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £30.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.09% -10.93% +23.50%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £18.76
90th Percentile £41.68 £33.25 £44.49
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.50 £30.88
% change year-on-year -19.09% -10.93% +32.80%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 2 £575 -
SQL Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (64.58%) C#
3 29 (60.42%) .NET
4 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (52.08%) TDD
6 24 (50.00%) Finance
7 22 (45.83%) SQL
8 21 (43.75%) WCF
9 20 (41.67%) WPF
10 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (37.50%) MVVM
11 18 (37.50%) Degree
12 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
12 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
12 17 (35.42%) Task Parallel Library
13 16 (33.33%) Entity Framework
14 15 (31.25%) OO
15 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
16 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (27.08%) OOA/OOD
16 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (27.08%) SOA
16 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
16 13 (27.08%) Greenfield Project
17 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (22.92%) Financial Institution

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 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2014
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2016
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.33%) MS Access
8 4 (8.33%) OLAP
8 4 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (8.33%) Power BI
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
10 2 (4.17%) Big Data
10 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Grunt
3 2 (4.17%) gulp
3 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.17%) NUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.17%) webpack
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 12 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) SSAS Developer
6 5 (10.42%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Database Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) DBA
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.17%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) WCF
3 20 (41.67%) WPF
4 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
4 17 (35.42%) Task Parallel Library
5 16 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.50%) HTML
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (10.42%) CSS
8 5 (10.42%) jQuery
8 5 (10.42%) LINQ
8 5 (10.42%) React
9 4 (8.33%) Caliburn.Micro
9 4 (8.33%) MDX
9 4 (8.33%) REST
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Core
10 3 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (14.58%) Fixed Income
3 6 (12.50%) Equities
4 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.25%) Fintech
5 3 (6.25%) User Experience
6 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.17%) Reinsurance
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) TDD
3 18 (37.50%) MVVM
4 17 (35.42%) Multithreading
5 15 (31.25%) OO
6 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
6 13 (27.08%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (27.08%) SOA
6 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
7 10 (20.83%) ETL
8 7 (14.58%) Asset Management
8 7 (14.58%) Capital Modelling
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Scrum
9 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Web Development
10 5 (10.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) MCSD
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) MCTS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
2 1 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Oozie
2 1 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Cadence
3 2 (4.17%) Informatica
3 2 (4.17%) Telerik
4 1 (2.08%) CA
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau