Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 November 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.37% 8.53% 8.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 39.06% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 37
Northampton median daily rate £315 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +3.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £281 £190 £248
90th Percentile £500 £575 £568
Northamptonshire median daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire 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 Northampton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 85 128 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 17.89% 21.84% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 101 80
Northampton median daily rate £373 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% -8.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £281 £306 £250
90th Percentile £526 £575 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Northampton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Northampton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Northampton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) Release Management
7 9 (25.71%) ITSM
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (25.71%) Service Management
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (20.00%) MVC
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.29%) WPF
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 5 (14.29%) X-Windows
10 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (11.43%) CRM
11 4 (11.43%) ETL
11 4 (11.43%) IIS
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.43%) TDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.86%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) DTS
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Applications Support
2 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.29%) WPF
4 5 (14.29%) X-Windows
5 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.57%) MSMQ
6 3 (8.57%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.71%) CSS
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) HTML
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE
7 2 (5.71%) JPA
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) XML
8 1 (2.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) ITSM
3 9 (25.71%) Release Management
3 9 (25.71%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) ETL
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
9 1 (2.86%) Fraud Detection
9 1 (2.86%) Microservices
9 1 (2.86%) Server Patching
9 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Perforce