Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 43.42% 37.21% 15.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 91.67% 84.21% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 8
Maidstone median daily rate £350 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.24% -7.64%
10th Percentile £315 £319 £208
90th Percentile £377 £420 £361
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +3.70% +0.75% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

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 Maidstone with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Maidstone
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 36 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 47.37% 44.19% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 18
Maidstone median daily rate £350 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +2.94%
10th Percentile £315 £294 £246
90th Percentile £386 £420 £400
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Maidstone median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 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 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (96.97%) C#
3 29 (87.88%) MVC
4 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (75.76%) HTML
5 25 (75.76%) CSS
6 24 (72.73%) .NET Framework
7 20 (60.61%) TDD
7 20 (60.61%) Web Services
8 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
9 16 (48.48%) Prototyping
9 16 (48.48%) MVVM
10 15 (45.45%) Software Architecture
10 15 (45.45%) Backbone.js
10 15 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (45.45%) OWASP
10 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
11 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
12 13 (39.39%) LINQ
12 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
13 12 (36.36%) CMS
14 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
14 11 (33.33%) Windows
14 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
15 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
15 10 (30.30%) ReSharper
16 9 (27.27%) IIS
16 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS

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 12 (36.36%) CMS
2 9 (27.27%) IIS
2 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
1 10 (30.30%) ReSharper
2 6 (18.18%) NUnit
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.06%) Moq
5 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 27 (81.82%) .NET Developer
2 27 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 25 (75.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (75.76%) CSS
3 25 (75.76%) HTML
4 24 (72.73%) .NET Framework
5 20 (60.61%) Web Services
6 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
7 15 (45.45%) Backbone.js
7 15 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
9 13 (39.39%) LINQ
10 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (21.21%) CSS3
11 7 (21.21%) Entity Framework
11 7 (21.21%) HTML5
12 6 (18.18%) RESTful
13 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET
13 3 (9.09%) WinForms
13 3 (9.09%) XML
14 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) MVC
2 20 (60.61%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) MVVM
3 16 (48.48%) Prototyping
4 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 15 (45.45%) OWASP
4 15 (45.45%) Software Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Telerik