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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 27.27% 6.67% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 85.71% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £306 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.58 £23.25
% change year-on-year +21.24% +40.11%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 31.82% 26.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 2
Median daily rate £325 £513 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.58% +100.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £538 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 28 June 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 20 (90.91%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (77.27%) MVC
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 17 (77.27%) CSS
4 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 14 (63.64%) Google
6 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 10 (45.45%) Java
6 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 10 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (45.45%) Docker
6 10 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (45.45%) Angular 2
7 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
7 9 (40.91%) SDLC
7 9 (40.91%) BDD
7 9 (40.91%) MySQL
7 9 (40.91%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
9 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
9 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
9 6 (27.27%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) Retail
10 5 (22.73%) Web Development
11 4 (18.18%) HTML5

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (4.55%) DBA
8 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 17 (77.27%) CSS
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) Angular 2
3 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 10 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
5 2 (9.09%) WPF
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) Swagger
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat