Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 18 November 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 Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 67 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.13% 8.59% 11.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.76% 46.91% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 70
Coventry median daily rate £375 £363 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.81% +3.46%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £156
90th Percentile £526 £490 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.65% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Coventry median hourly rate £23.75 £13.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -39.53% -
10th Percentile £21.63 £11.50 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.88 £14.50 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.50 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +52.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 Coventry with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 116 194 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.80% 18.32% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 146 119
Coventry median daily rate £388 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.91% +9.00%
10th Percentile £283 £298 £180
90th Percentile £525 £525 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -23.81% -9.68%
10th Percentile £23.13 £11.50 £12.65
90th Percentile £32.00 £17.75 £24.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (68.66%) .NET
3 42 (62.69%) C#
4 34 (50.75%) MVC
5 33 (49.25%) JavaScript
6 30 (44.78%) Scrum
7 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET
9 26 (38.81%) Git (software)
10 25 (37.31%) CSS
11 24 (35.82%) HTML
12 23 (34.33%) SQL
13 22 (32.84%) TDD
13 22 (32.84%) .NET Framework
13 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (31.34%) BDD
14 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (29.85%) Kanban
16 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (26.87%) Web Services
16 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
17 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
18 14 (20.90%) SOLID
18 14 (20.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 13 (19.40%) Dapper ORM
20 12 (17.91%) Windows
21 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Software
21 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
22 9 (13.43%) WCF
22 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.48%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) SAN
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
1 2 (2.99%) TACACS
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) MS Access
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) NuGet
3 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.48%) GoCD
4 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.97%) Advertising
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) .NET Developer
3 19 (28.36%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Angular Developer
6 10 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Azure Developer
8 8 (11.94%) SQL Developer
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) DBA
9 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Architect
10 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
11 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (68.66%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET
3 25 (37.31%) CSS
4 24 (35.82%) HTML
5 22 (32.84%) .NET Framework
5 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (26.87%) Web Services
8 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
9 13 (19.40%) Dapper ORM
10 9 (13.43%) WCF
11 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
12 7 (10.45%) RESTful
13 5 (7.46%) jQuery
14 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (5.97%) Node.js
15 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 2 (2.99%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) DataPower
3 2 (2.99%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Unix
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) MVC
3 30 (44.78%) Scrum
4 22 (32.84%) TDD
5 21 (31.34%) BDD
6 20 (29.85%) Kanban
7 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (20.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 14 (20.90%) SOLID
9 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.45%) DevOps
11 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
11 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.97%) Migration
13 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
14 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
14 3 (4.48%) Data Management
14 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (62.69%) C#
2 33 (49.25%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.99%) COBOL
8 2 (2.99%) Korn
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) MCSA
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Ansible
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (4.48%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco LMS
2 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.99%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) CommVault
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) McAfee
4 2 (2.99%) NetApp
4 2 (2.99%) Veeam
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) webMethods