The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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)
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 5.26% 3.85% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 15.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £370 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
High Wycombe
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 5.26% 25.00% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £370 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +21.42%  
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 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in High Wycombe

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in High Wycombe

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in High Wycombe

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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) API Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Web Tester
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) API Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Epicor
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) IFS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP