Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 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 17 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 > Herefordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 8.82% 8.51% 28.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 40.00% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 26
Herefordshire median daily rate £300 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £255 £295 £313
90th Percentile £335 £475 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £354
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.20% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Herefordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 8.82% 21.28% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 28
Herefordshire median daily rate £300 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +10.34% -7.05%
10th Percentile £255 £298 £311
90th Percentile £335 £524 £408
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Herefordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google