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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 33.33% 15.00% 35.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.91% 42.86% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +13.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £29.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year +41.37% -10.21%  

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 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 36.67% 35.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -8.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 April 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle
4 9 (69.23%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 8 (61.54%) MVVM
5 8 (61.54%) WCF
5 8 (61.54%) WPF
5 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (53.85%) MVC
7 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (38.46%) MSBuild
8 5 (38.46%) Caliburn.Micro
8 5 (38.46%) Moq
8 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (38.46%) ReSharper
8 5 (38.46%) LINQ
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
8 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET
8 5 (38.46%) WinForms
8 5 (38.46%) NUnit
8 5 (38.46%) Prototyping
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 3 (23.08%) Mobile App

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Moq
2 5 (38.46%) MSBuild
2 5 (38.46%) NUnit
2 5 (38.46%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 8 (61.54%) WPF Developer
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
4 5 (38.46%) WinForms Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (23.08%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (23.08%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (23.08%) WCF Developer
7 2 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Tester
8 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 8 (61.54%) WPF
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET
6 5 (38.46%) Caliburn.Micro
6 5 (38.46%) LINQ
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful
8 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVVM
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Prototyping
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) API Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Infragistics