Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 20 July 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)
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 25.40% 13.16% 45.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 94.12% 41.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Maidstone median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £324 £343 £311
90th Percentile £388 £410 £379
Kent median daily rate £340 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -15.00% +18.52% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

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 Maidstone with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Maidstone
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 17 12 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 26.98% 31.58% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Maidstone median daily rate £350 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% -
10th Percentile £235 £306 £311
90th Percentile £388 £458 £379
Kent median daily rate £338 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -13.46% +15.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £62.00 - £11.50

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Maidstone

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Maidstone

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Maidstone over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Maidstone

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) MVC
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (50.00%) WCF
5 8 (50.00%) WPF
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) MVVM
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (43.75%) NUnit
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET
8 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
8 5 (31.25%) Migration
8 5 (31.25%) WinForms
8 5 (31.25%) Data Management
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (31.25%) ReSharper
8 5 (31.25%) LINQ
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
8 5 (31.25%) Moq

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) NUnit
3 5 (31.25%) Moq
3 5 (31.25%) MSBuild
3 5 (31.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) WPF Developer
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Developer
5 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
5 5 (31.25%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Database Developer
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (18.75%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (18.75%) WCF Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) WCF
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) WPF
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET
5 5 (31.25%) Caliburn.Micro
5 5 (31.25%) LINQ
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (31.25%) WinForms
6 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
1 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
1 8 (50.00%) MVVM
1 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Management
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Infragistics